Whitepaper Friday: PaaS – The Next Cloud-Based Battlefield

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Whitepaper Friday: PaaS – The Next Cloud-Based Battlefield Readers who subscribe to our newsletters will know that we always recommend a whitepaper that is related to one of the big news stories of the week. These whitepapers have proved to be very popular, with several subscribers sending us feedback to comment on how useful they

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Atlantic.Net: Moving HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Data Into The Cloud

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Atlantic.Net: Moving HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Data into the Cloud Complete HealthCare Solutions (CHS) is a large multidimensional healthcare computing firm headquartered in Palmer, Mass., and which serves 350 physicians, 12 hospitals, various group practices and individual patients throughout the United States. By 2009, their computing infrastructure had become a constraint on growth. Their existing network

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Pinup: Sumo Logic Transforms Raw Data Logs

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Sumo Logic Transforms Raw Data Logs Into Wellsprings of Insight and Intelligence Corporations today are generating data at an incredible rate. In fact, data generation has increased to the point where the average business collects the same amount of data in about 10 minutes as one would have throughout the whole year, just 10 years

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Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype

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Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype Skype is the most popular cloud-based VOIP service. Since being bought out by Microsoft for $8.5 billion in 2011 the company has grown to more than 300 million users and now accounts for 34% of all international calls. Some people don’t want to use Skype though. Reports of

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eFolder Offers Award-Winning Disaster Recovery Products

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eFolder Offers Award-Winning Disaster Recovery Products  In recent years, there has been a revolution in disaster recovery. Before, disaster recovery was often a frustratingly slow process that produced costs that were perhaps even more frustrating to businesses. Now, with cloud computing, disaster recovery is a much faster and cheaper process. This is possible because cloud computing

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Searching For Content In The Cloud – The Problem And The Solution

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Searching For Content in the Cloud – The Problem and the Solution With a continually growing number of different apps and storage locations based in the cloud, both personal and corporate data is more widely spread than ever before. Long gone are the days when employees would keep all their data on one machine or

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How To Take Advantage Of “As-A-Service” To Build Business Value

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How To Take Advantage Of “As-A-Service” To Build Business Value For an IT professional whose status was typically defined by the performance efficiencies of the technology in their data center, it can be a difficult reality to accept that the business value users are able to realize from technology has become the new standard by

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Pinup: WalkMe Secures $11 Million Venture Capital Funding

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WalkMe Secures $11 Million in Recent Round of Venture Capital Funding The aptly-named startup WalkMe is revolutionizing the way customers navigate company websites, and they provide a more effective method for businesses to use to train their employees. Their product makes help menus and FAQs, which can themselves be a headache for users, obsolete by offering a

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Pinup: Piston – Makes Creating Servers Easy

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Piston Cloud Computing Makes Creating and Managing Private Cloud Servers Easy with OpenStack 3.0  What is OpenStack? OpenStack is a project that shares a free, open source cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), written in the Python coding language. This project was initiated by Rackspace Hosting and NASA in July 2010. Big name tech

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Could Indie Gaming Grow Into A Challenge For Big Game Publishers?

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Could Indie Gaming Grow Into a Challenge for Big Game Publishers? I will be the first to admit, I am a Steam junkie. The sheer number of different games available for purchase or demo is staggering, providing choices no matter what budgetary constraints I am under. All of the industry staples are here, including giants

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Mozilla’s Decision To Promote Brendan Eich To CEO Inspires Boycotts

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Mozilla’s Decision to Promote Brendan Eich to CEO Inspires Boycotts Mozilla has announced Brendan Eich will take over as the long-term replacement for interim CEO Jay Sullivan, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities”. Sullivan originally stepped in for former CEO Gary Kovacs, who left in April 2013. While working for Netscape in 1995, Eich invented

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Why SMEs Should Do Their Accounting In The Cloud

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Why SMEs Should Do Their Accounting in the Cloud Cloud-based accounting software for SMEs has been exploding recently. The ever increasing complexity of tax laws, the growing need for regular dialogue with a company’s accountant, and the importance of being able access a company’s financial records with ease have provided several companies with the opportunity

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Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger

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Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger Hunger and famine are two of the leading indicators of serious poverty. In October 2013 the Global Hunger Index released its latest report, indicating nineteen countries suffer from levels of hunger that are either ‘alarming’ or ‘extremely alarming’, with one in eight people suffering from chronic undernourishment between

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