Category Archives: Storage

Cloud Pinup: LIMA – Taking The ‘Personal Cloud’ To The Next Level

Cloud Pinup: LIMA – Taking The ‘Personal Cloud’ To The Next Level

LIMA: The Personal Cloud Startup With every passing week, cloud storage gets easier and moves further into the mainstream. One of the biggest trends in cloud computing right now is the concept of the private cloud, and a new storage device and app called Lima is a logical link in the cloud’s evolutionary chain. The company’s tagline…

The Fundamental Uses Of Cloud Computing

The Fundamental Uses Of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Fundamentals Cloud Computing covers a range of IT entities working together: Hardware such as servers, PCs, tablets and mobile phones; Infrastructure including networks and block storage; Platforms handling object storage, databases, identities and runtime; and Applications for providing content, monitoring, collaboration, and communication. To fully understand Cloud Computing, you’ll need a grasp of its…

Google Serious About Combined Cloud Platform Business Model

Google Serious About Combined Cloud Platform Business Model

Combined Cloud Platform Business Model Diane Greene, VMware founder and former CEO, has been tapped from the Google Board of Directors to serve as the head of its cloud unit, CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Thursday, November 19. “We’re excited that Diane Greene will lead a new team combining all our cloud businesses, including Google…

Cyber Security: An Ounce of Prevention

Cyber Security: An Ounce of Prevention

Cyber Security Awareness A new breed of technologies now exists that takes snooping to a completely new level. Launched from ads broadcast on TV, or appearing inside or alongside a web page on your computer, they send out an inaudible signal – inaudible to humans, that is – but very clear and understandable by the…

Floating Data Centers And The $5 Billion Dollar SUPERNAP Pyramid

Floating Data Centers And The $5 Billion Dollar SUPERNAP Pyramid

Unusual And Innovative Data Centres While we’re all enjoying the many benefits of the cloud, including reduced hardware requirements and lower energy costs, data centers are popping up all over to meet our cloud needs. Many providers take the conventional route of data giants such as the 990,000 square foot QTS Metro Data Center building…

Solving The Identity Management Conundrum With Sensible Cloud Solutions

Solving The Identity Management Conundrum With Sensible Cloud Solutions

Solving The Identity Management Conundrum Businesses of all sizes are increasingly moving their IT operations into the cloud. Their reasons for doing so are diverse and varied, but typically fall into broad categories; modernisation, streamlining workflows, easier access to business-critical applications, cut costs on data centres, and so on. While there is no denying that…

Cloud Pinup: PageCloud – Writing A New Chapter In Webdesign

Cloud Pinup: PageCloud – Writing A New Chapter In Webdesign

Cloud Pinup: PageCloud One of the most neglected areas of web development in recent years has been around the actual process of building and designing a brand new website. There have been strides in template-driven web design but too often they are limiting, technical and downright clunky to use. But a Canadian startup called PageCloud is…

Dropbox Focuses On Enterprise Tools

Dropbox Focuses On Enterprise Tools

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston and his lieutenants took the stage today to give their big enterprise pitch to customers. Houston, of course, has to answer questions that a lot of critics have for the company. Can it be a force in the enterprise? Is it worth $10 billion? Will it hold that valuation as online storage…

All Enterprises Should Model Themselves After Today’s Startups

All Enterprises Should Model Themselves After Today’s Startups

Startups Leveraging Cloud Services Never in history has it been easier to start a business and fast track growth to dominate a market. Conversely, it has never been possible to transform from market leader to market memory faster than now. New startups are disrupting the market, fast tracking growth and sucker punching the market leaders.…

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