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Predictions For 2015: Social Media, IoT, NFV and Data Center Growth

Predictions For 2015: Social Media, IoT, NFV and Data Center Growth

Predictions For 2015 Social Media Use and IoT Spurs SDN, NFV and Data Center Growth Social media continues to drive Internet growth worldwide with the market leader, Facebook, surpassing one billion registered accounts last year. The social media giant’s growth was fueled in large part by growing mobile user access in the Asia-Pacific region, with…

How Dropbox Continues To Prove Steve Jobs Wrong

How Dropbox Continues To Prove Steve Jobs Wrong

How Dropbox Continues To Prove Steve Jobs Wrong The late great Steve Jobs once called Dropbox a “feature, not a product.” Was he ever wrong! Arguably the hottest cloud provider on the market today, Dropbox now has more than 300 million users worldwide. SME’s and large corporations alike rely on Dropbox’s innovative cloud services daily.…

Cloud Computing and Social Networks

Cloud Computing and Social Networks

Pushing Innovation With Social Networks There was a time when storage space was a precious commodity. A few videos and photographs and the system would be gasping for breath in old PCs’ limited storage space. 10 Years ago, today’s top social networking sites would have broken down under the burden of the heavily visual traffic…

The iCloud Scandal – Who Is To Blame? –  ‘Cloud’ Security vs. ‘Internet’ Security

The iCloud Scandal – Who Is To Blame? – ‘Cloud’ Security vs. ‘Internet’ Security

How the iCloud Scandal Has Helped to Define the Difference Between ‘Cloud’ Security and ‘Internet’ Security Busting the myth that bad cloud security was to blame for Apple’s recent celebrity data disaster Overview: We discuss the ‘celebrity hacking’ iCloud saga and debate whether or not the breach was likely down to Cloud encryption issues or…

How Much Data Do You Need To Hide?

How Much Data Do You Need To Hide?

How Much Data Do You Need To Hide? “If you’ve not got anything to hide, you’ve not got anything to worry about”, or so the old saying goes… But how true is that phrase in the modern age? Do you have anything to hide, no matter how small? Are you happy for ISPs, governments and…

Your Private ‘Big Data’ Storage

Your Private ‘Big Data’ Storage

Your Private ‘Big Data’ Storage How many pictures do you take each day? Where do you store them? Most back their memories up on the computer, an external hard drive or on the cloud, using Dropbox, Google Drive, Carbonite, or other backup services. While businesses and websites using cloud backup have a number of issues…

Spanning to Extend Enterprise-Grade Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Recovery to Office 365

Spanning to Extend Enterprise-Grade Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Recovery to Office 365

AUSTIN, Texas – December 4, 2014 – Spanning Cloud Apps LLC, an EMC company and a leading provider of cloud data protection, today announced its enterprise-grade cloud-to-cloud backup solution for Office 365. This is a valuable protection layer as more and more organizations turn to the cloud and trust their business critical data there. It is…

Drilling Through Your Personal Cloud

Drilling Through Your Personal Cloud

Personal Cloud When people ask the question “what is the cloud?” the usual response centers around the fact that it is an “outside thing” where data is stored. But one of the concepts that can be easily overlooked, yet which ties into the soft, amorphous imagery of clouds in general, is how data is accessed…

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