5 Facts About Amazon’s Delivery Drones

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Bought on the Cloud, Flown through the Clouds… 5 Facts About Amazon’s Delivery Drones   Amazon gets a lot of coverage on this website for their Amazon Web Services, a fast-growing subset of the company that sells on-demand cloud-computing power to both large companies and private individuals. It has rapidly become the de-facto standard cloud computing

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Cloud Storage: How Do The IT Giants Stack Up?

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Cloud Storage: how do the IT giants stack up? We’ve talked about how cloud computing is changing our everyday lives. How you use your phone, your game console, even your computer or email has changed for the better, and all thanks to cloud computing. If you don’t yet have a cloud storage account, here’s an

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Hybrid Cloud Testing For Mobile Development

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Hybrid Cloud Testing for Mobile Development Although the growing market for cloud-based mobile device testing is fostering increased use of outsourced, standalone testing services, some companies are realizing that fully cloud-based testing is not the answer. Some have concerns about security while others need their testers to have “hands-on” time with devices themselves.  In either

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Smartphones, Tablets Spurring Cloud Innovations

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Smartphones, Tablets Spurring Cloud Innovations Experts predict that the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices will continue to drive innovations in cloud computing, paving the path for new applications geared toward the retail consumer. Mobile devices offer people the chance to use readily available tools for a wide variety of data and communications

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Cloud Computing Is Greener Than You Think

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Cloud Computing Is Greener Than You Think Last week we touched upon how a project in Finland had blended two of the world’s most important industries, cloud computing and green technology, to produce a data centre that used nearby sea water to both cool their servers and heat local homes.  Despite such positive environmental projects, there

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Federal Agencies Moving To The Cloud: Bellwether Report

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Federal Agencies moving to the Cloud: Bellwether report shares Feds’ progress and collective wisdom. In December 2010, the U.S. Government’s Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra issued a 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management, designed to streamline and modernize the Government’s use of IT, primarily by shifting three “must-move” services to the

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How Much Time And Money Does Cloud Computing Save Us?

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How Much Time And Money Does Cloud Computing Save Us? Technology today and the one from just a couple of years ago aren’t that much different, it’s just their use that has refined over the years. And just as the automotive industry evolved and the cars that run on petrol today consume just a fraction

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Back To The Future – Revisiting 2011’s Predictions

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Back to the Future – Revisiting 2011’s Predictions Back in January 2011 we published an article that summarised predictions made by various research companies about the future of cloud computing. Three years on, we look back at some of the figures from that article and assess the accuracy of the predictions – has cloud computing grown faster

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