10 Extensions To Improve Google Drive

10 Extensions To Improve Google Drive

10 Extensions to Improve Google Drive Google Drive is rapidly become the cloud storage market leader. Its integration with Google’s other apps, its default inclusion with Google Apps for Business, and its 100GB of free memory with a Chromebook purchase have seen it explode to more than 130 million users since launch in April 2012. Despite its popularity, there are numerous apps and extensions that can make the software more powerful. CloudTweaks takes a look…

The Power Of Tagging In The Cloud

The Power Of Tagging In The Cloud

The Power Of Tagging In The Cloud When people wish to identify friends and acquaintances on Facebook or in Twitter photos, they use a feature called tagging, which, as we all know, identifies the person by name and thus allows the photo to form part of any search that includes that name. The same technique is used in blog and social media writing, in order to increase an article’s findability and SEO rating. As Eric…

Pinup: WalkMe Secures $11 Million Venture Capital Funding

Pinup: WalkMe Secures $11 Million Venture Capital Funding

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 cloud-based platform that provides on-screen guides for site navigation, with step-by-step instructions popping up as text balloons, so users never…

Pinup: SkyKick Application Suite Simplifies The Migration To Office 365

Pinup: SkyKick Application Suite Simplifies The Migration To Office 365

Pinup: SkyKick Application Suite Simplifies The Migration To Office 365 Microsoft Office 365 allows customers to pay a subscription fee and rent out Microsoft’s popular and effective Office applications, including Outlook, Publisher, and Access, plus the addition of OneDrive for online storage. Business editions of Office 365 offer online access to 3 additional products: Exchange, a calendaring software, Lync, a communications server, and SharePoint, which is used for online content management. The cloud connected nature…

Pinup: Piston – Makes Creating Servers Easy

Pinup: Piston – Makes Creating Servers Easy

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 companies such as Cisco, Dell, Intel, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Go Daddy and Yahoo! have all contributed processing, storage and networking resources…

The Challenges Of Multi-tenancy

The Challenges Of Multi-tenancy

The Challenges of Multi-tenancy Regarded as one of the most important features of cloud computing, multi-tenancy is a key common attribute of both public and private spaces. It applies to all three layers of a cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) and refers to a software architecture design in which a single instance of a software application serves multiple customers. Multi-tenancy architecture has many benefits over multi-instance architecture. It is often cheaper to run thanks to…

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups The growth of cloud computing over the last five years has seen a rapid increase in the number of start-up companies in the sector. Many of these start-ups are doing unique things that are changing the landscape of the cloud industry itself and establishing themselves as new market leaders in the process. The list of interesting companies is endless, but here we take a look at ten which grabbed our attention……

Pinup: GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy

Pinup: GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy

GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy  Like many startups before it,  GreenQloud is a cloud computing company that offers a variety of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) products. What sets GreenQloud apart is that it is the first cloud hosting provider to be powered almost entirely by renewable energy. Most companies that offer environmentally friendly services do so by purchasing carbon offset credits, which are certificates companies buy to allow them to produce greenhouse…