Virtual Economies: Gaming In The Cloud Is Big Business

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Virtual Economies: Gaming In the Cloud Is Big Business A little while back, I did an article on how to make money as a professional, playing different types of cloud video games. The industry behind this phenomenon is growing at a geometric rate, with new events and tournaments popping up every year. Fortunately for those

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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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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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RapidMiner Releases New PaaS Offering

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RapidMiner Releases New PaaS Offering RapidMiner, one of the predictive analytics market leaders, has today announced the release of a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) version of its RapidMiner Server solution. The company already boasts more than 35,000 deployments worldwide, including clients as diverse as Lufthansa, PayPal, Pepsi, and Volkswagen; they hope this latest release will help increase

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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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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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EMC Rolls Out Breakthrough Hybrid Cloud Innovations At EMC World 2014

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EMC Rolls Out Breakthrough Hybrid Cloud Innovations At EMC World 2014 LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — EMC World 2014 At EMC World 2014, EMC Corporation today announced major new Software-Defined Storage products and technologies that enable the blended benefits of a public and private cloud, delivering Service Providers and customers, in any industry and of

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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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What Is Holding Healthcare From Existing Completely In The Cloud?

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What is Holding Healthcare from Existing Completely in the Cloud? A significant portion of our lives are “moving to the cloud.” Many of us no longer have shelves of movies and musical albums. Spotify and Netflix have nearly eliminated that concept. Checkbooks, photo albums, notes-to-self, and school materials have all floated away into the digital

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Equinix Launches Cloud Exchange To Unlock Full Potential Of Cloud Computing

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Equinix Launches Cloud Exchange to Unlock Full Potential of Cloud Computing Next-generation interconnection solution improves connectivity options for cloud buyers and service providers by making multi-cloud, multi-network access a reality REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the launch of the

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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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