Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters


Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters People are right to be wary of any vendor claiming to be the “top performing!” or “fastest!” cloud provider. Most folks know that ANYTHING can look spectacular – or unspectacular for that matter – if you stack the deck just right. But at the same time, cloud shoppers have a

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Which Big Data Start-ups Have Received The Most Funding?


Which Big Data Start-ups Have Received The Most Funding? The big data industry has been growing at an incredible rate over the last few years. Several start-ups in the sector are now undertaking truly innovative projects that are changing everything from the way we travel to work to the way we negotiate air travel. Which

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Google Glass: Boon To Humanity Or Bane Of Modern Existence?


Google Glass is, by far, one of the most anticipated tech devices in recent memory. The capability to view virtual content without having to look down at a screen is something that a wide range of mobile and cloud computing users find very attractive. Unfortunately, Google Glass is not always the subject of positive content

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Cloud Infographic – The Future Of Big Data


Cloud Infographic – The Future Of Big Data Big Data is BIG business and will continue to be one of the more predominant areas of focus in the coming years from small startups to large scale corporations. We’ve already covered on CloudTweaks how Big Data can be utilized in a number of interesting ways from preventing world hunger to

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Is Microsoft Gaining A Foothold In The Legal Industry?


Is Microsoft Gaining A Foothold In The Legal Industry? The global legal services market, according to MarketLine had total revenues of $610.4bn in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3% between 2009 and 2013. Market volume increased with a CAGR of 2.7% between 2009 and 2013, to reach a total of 4,082.1

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How The Cloud Is Changing Disaster Recovery


How the Cloud is Changing Disaster Recovery Anyone who is a regular reader of this site will know about the cloud’s numerous benefits. Using the cloud can provide businesses with cost-effective resource usage, rapid provisioning, easy scalability and flexible elasticity – benefits that simply don’t exist when using local on-site servers and services. One of

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The Basic Service And Deployment Models Of Cloud Computing


The Basic Service And Deployment Models Of Cloud Computing Nowadays, access to reliable high-performance hardware and software resources without large capital outlays, easier access to applications and services, capability of handling large amounts of information have encouraged managers of  companies to migrate to cloud computing. Cloud computing is a service-oriented technology that use both hardware and

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Cloud Infographic: The Road To HIPAA Compliance


Cloud Infographic: The Road To HIPAA Compliance HIPAA has been a very important topic of discussion here on CloudTweaks over the past several months. Top 5 HIPAA Security Risks As Providers Migrate to the Cloud and Moving HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Data into the Cloud are two articles with focus on healthcare data in the cloud.  Provided is an excellent

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Pinup: Bitglass Brings Strong Data Security To The Cloud


Pinup: Bitglass Brings Strong Data Security To the Cloud Living in a world chock full of cloud computing services and companies allows us a much greater degree of freedom in terms of data activity and organization. However, given just how much information is floating around out in cyberspace, the need to secure your company’s data,

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Whitepaper Friday – Forrester Claim Virtualization Is Driving Data Centre Growth In Europe


Whitepaper Friday – Forrester Claim Virtualization is Driving Data Centre Growth in Europe Last week we looked at the reasons why the cloud was suffering from a slower uptake in Europe than in North America, but a new report by Forrester has indicated that while businesses might be less inclined to adopt cloud services than their US-based

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Pinup: Bitium Consolidates All Of Your SaaS Apps


Pinup: Bitium Consolidates All Of Your SaaS Apps and Credentials Into One Central Location Each and every day, more and more companies are moving the lion’s share of their business into the cloud. While the benefits of doing so are legion, unfortunately, not all things become easier when things are moved to the cloud. For

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How Cloud-Based Channel Management Is Automating Critical Business Processes


Interview: How Cloud-Based Channel Management is Automating Critical Business Processes for Large Technology Manufacturers By Steve Prentice/CloudTweaks Recently, I spoke with Chandran Sankaran, Founder and CEO of Zyme Solutions in Redwood Shores, CA. Before Zyme, he was Chairman and CEO of Closedloop Solutions, a senior consultant with McKinsey & Company, and also held engineering and management positions

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Leading National Research Institute Selects Carpathia For Federally Compliant Platform


Secure data center and managed services allow support for prestigious Institute engaged in the fight against infectious diseases  Dulles, Va. – May 21, 2014 – Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of compliant cloud services and managed hosting, announced that the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI), a leader in the fight against major infectious diseases, has

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