David Fletcher: Thank You And Farewell…

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David Fletcher: Thank you and Farewell CloudTweaks is sorry to inform our readers that after four years and more than 200 comics our fantastic cartoonist David Fletcher will no longer be working with us on a weekly basis. David’s abilities as both a cartoonist and a comedian have brought us all much pleasure throughout his

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Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters

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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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Is Microsoft Gaining A Foothold In The Legal Industry?

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mobile App Policy Violations – How Serious Is The Problem?

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Mobile App Policy Violations – How Serious is the Problem? The recent furore around SnapChat and its supposed policy violations has once again thrust the issue of mobile data privacy and security into the spotlight. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently levelled a long list of charges against the popular photo and video sharing app.

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What Really Drives Organizations Adopting Cloud Computing?

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What Really Drives Organizations Adopting Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is a term used to describe a paradigm for delivery of computing services on a pay-as-you-go basis. Users utilize the internet and remote data centers to run applications and store data, thus eliminating the need for in house hardware and software. The cloud technology allows efficient

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

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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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