Cloud-only vs. Cloud-based: What’s The Best File Sharing For Business?

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The cloud file-sharing market has exploded over recent years with users embracing this latest technology to simplify both their personal and professional lives. While cloud has helped remove a lot of the headaches around storage and file access, it has also presented its own challenges. With an increasing number of people using consumer-grade products in

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What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Cloud Computing

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Enterprise adoption of cloud computing is at an interesting juncture. On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years. We see that happening already in organizations

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The Cloud Is Making Business Phones Smarter Than Smart Phones

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The Cloud Is Making Business Phones Smarter Than Smart Phones Smart phones are saturated in the cloud. The app stores are filled with cloud apps for storage, VoIP, and office solutions, all of which could benefit a business. Most talk of smart phones in the business place refers to Bring Your Own Device policies (BYOD),

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Making Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) And eDiscovery Work For Your Business

Making Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and eDiscovery Work for your Business  The latest challenges to your business’ eDiscovery policies and procedures may not be changes in the law but may instead be changes in your employees’ lifestyles: they have smartphones and they want to use smartphones to facilitate their work. A 2011 study by

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How To Pick A Cloud Solution That Fits Your Business

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How To Pick A Cloud Solution That Fits Your Business Cloud services are expected to grow more than 17% by 2016. When your company is ready to move more of their processes to the cloud, it is important to pick a solution that properly fits your business. The right cloud services will help you focus

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4 Major Issues That Are Problematic In Cloud Technologies

4 Major Issues that are Problematic in Cloud Technologies We’ve heard pretty much about cloud deployment that it is not the end at all and means a lot for many enterprises. But the cloud still causes quite enough difficulties. In last months Oracle research, 1355 pollees from different countries with the proceeds of $ 65

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How Amazon Brainwashed Us All (and Joyent Too)

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How Amazon Brainwashed Us All (and Joyent Too) When you enjoy a first-mover advantage in a new market as Amazon has for the last 7 years in the public cloud, you get to dictate the terms of the initial conversation (Think Henry Ford “You can have any color so long as it’s black”). That doesn’t

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Cloud Movers And Shakers…

Cloud Movers and Shakers “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”                                                                                                     – Plato (428-348 BC), preeminent Greek philosopher. One of CloudTweaks’ greatest strengths is its ability to attract input from the wise, from some of the most knowledgeable people in cloud computing. These guest authors add

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Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Disaster Recovery Services

Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Disaster Recovery Services Not very long ago disaster recovery was a luxury afforded by only the very large companies due to the prohibitive cost and effort required. Frequently even these large companies were unable to justify the investment and went without a disaster recovery plan. Today, virtualization and cloud

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Supplementing A Cloud ERP System With BYOD

Supplementing a Cloud ERP System with BYOD There’s been a lot of press recently about businesses using a “bring your own device” (BYOD) policy as a means of increasing IT access and habitual usage of business process software. BYOD can potentially allow your employees to access your cloud ERP application and company records anywhere in

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Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development: A New Frontier

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Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development: A New Frontier The rise in cloud popularity has brought a corresponding increase in the number of companies outsourcing their cloud software development. Yet things can get a bit complicated when a business sets out to find a compatible partner. While companies know they need to find a supplier that can deliver

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Cloud – Based Productivity Solutions for SMBs

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Cloud – Based Productivity Solutions for SMBs Especially for small businesses, the cloud environment brings the most valuable benefits. The physical infrastructure deployment and maintenance, the need for specialized IT staff and the expensive software updates are just some of the aspects small businesses would not worry about if they would switch to cloud-based applications.

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How To Prepare For A Cloud Server Migration

How To Prepare For A Cloud Server Migration The promise of cloud computing is to reduce the cost of IT infrastructure assets and processes through lower operational expenses stemming from the cloud’s ability to allow organizations to purchase only the resources that are needed, when they need it. Large enterprise software applications are faced with

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The Fine Line Between SaaS Business Optimization And Innovation

The Fine Line Between SaaS Business Optimization and Innovation Let’s take a minute to talk about optimization vs. innovation, especially where it applies to software, namely SaaS software. There is a very clear and distinct difference between these two core concepts, and not understanding this difference can doom you from the start. Often, people will

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