Whitepaper Friday: Making The Cloud Successful In Europe

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Whitepaper Friday: Making The Cloud Successful In Europe According to Gartner, Europe trails North America by a factor of 2.4 in public cloud adoption. The commonly held belief is that Europeans are more cautious about long-term service contracts, costly capital outlays and expensive software licensing fees than their North American counterparts. Of course, the recent

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What To Do When You’ve Outgrown Your Basic Business Software

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What To Do When You’ve Outgrown Your Basic Business Software You know that feeling. You have multiple business products that aren’t communicating, meaning your employees are doing more work, uploading redundant data into different systems. The software is sluggish and can’t be accessed via browser. You’re paying per user, which is starting to get painful.

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Librato’s Composite Metrics Provides Rapid Insights

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Librato’s Composite Metrics Provides Rapid Insights A little over one month ago, cloud monitoring company Librato launched their composite metrics feature into public beta – enabling IT departments to visualise the result of mathematical transformations of their existing metrics. The powerful new capability lets users gain rapid insights from the data they are collecting by

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Cloud Infographic: The Rise Of Cloud ERP

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Cloud Infographic: The Rise Of Cloud ERP We have been covering the growth of Cloud ERP on CloudTweaks for several years. We understand that there are some exciting growth opportunities associated with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Attached is an informative infographic provided by the team at Acumatica which provides some very encouraging growth numbers.

Placing Business Continuity Ahead Of DR In The Cloud

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Why You Need To Put Business Continuity Ahead Of DR In The Cloud  The emergence of disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) has made thinking about disaster a whole lot less scary for an increasing number of organizations. It’s cheaper than outfitting a separate and equal disaster recovery site that mirrors your data center. It

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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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Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats

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Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats Each week on CloudTweaks we provide a few shoutouts to companies who provide engaging and interesting infographics that reflect our readers interests.  In this case, we have an excellent infographic provided by the team at arellia.com which takes a closer look at cyber-security and some of the biggest malware threats

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The History Of Back-Ups

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The History of Back-Ups There’s no doubt about it – we are spoilt. With external hard-drives, CDs, USB memory sticks, SD cards, online storage and multiple devices with vast memories we can save, access and back up our data more easily and more efficiently than ever before. (Image Source: Maxim Yurin, SoftLogica)  It’s not always been

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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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A Chronological History Of Cloud Gaming Down Through The Ages

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A Chronological History of Cloud Gaming Down Through the Ages Cloud video games, also known in this capacity as online games or MMOs (massively multiplayer online) have been steadily progressing in power and appeal since they first arrived in the 1970s. What was once solely a text-based experience, has grown into one sporting untold virtual

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Security Trends In The Financial Services

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Security Trends In The Financial Services Readers who subscribe to our newsletter will have already read Fridays news about Microsoft’s latest report into key security trends in financial services. The report is part of a series which looks at security trends in cloud computing across four specific industries – financial services, healthcare, retail, and public

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Recommended Reading – OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook–Free 27 Page Excerpt OpenStack is an open Source cloud operating stack born from Rackspace and NASA which is now a global success, developed and supported by scores of people around the globe and backed by some of the leading players in the cloud space today. OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook will show

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