Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: IT Infrastructure

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: IT Infrastructure Introduction: For more than two decades now, IT Infrastructure remains as the backbone of business. This business that we mention here can be a large enterprise or a small and medium business or a tiny business or even an individual’s business activity. There is no stopping of the

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Where Is Cloud Computing Going? Up, Up And Away!

“An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo (1802-1885), celebrated French author. Going by recent reports, cloud computing is indeed an idea “whose time has come.” First, the figures. According to a report published by market research firm In-Stat, by 2014, businesses in the United

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Cloud Computing Spending To Raise To USD 13 Billion In 2014, Cloud Influences Overall IT Growth

U.S. companies will be spending over USD 13 billion on Cloud Computing in 2014 compared to USD 3 billion in 2010, a report by In-Stat showed last week. Thus, cloud spending will more than quadruple in less than three years proving that Cloud Computing, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and other cloud-based services are the fastest growing

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Is Cloud Computing Secure? Yes Another Perspective

Is Cloud Computing Secure? Cloud computing has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. Every day brings news of some acquisition, some investment, some innovation in this space. What started as a mere snowball has gradually acquired the proportions of an avalanche with all the big boys of the Information Technology putting in big

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The Dark Side of Cloud Computing? Case Study

The Dark Side of Cloud Computing? Botnets are based on similar principles as legitimate clouds, but serve malicious business interests. Find out more about how botnets work and the right steps after having detected infected machines within your own network. Ask who controls the most powerful computing cloud in operation and Amazon EC2 or one

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Microsoft Survey: Top 10 List of The Most Cloud-friendly U.S. Cities

Boston Tops The List of The Most Cloud-friendly U.S. Cities A newly published survey by Microsoft Corp. unveils the top 10 “cloud-friendly” cities across the United States, with Boston leading the pack among enterprise-size companies while Washington D.C. ranks first based on responses by managers at small and medium-sized businesses. The survey called “Cloud Computing

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Analysis: Investors look to cloud for tech stock picks

BOSTON (Reuters) – Jeffrey Saut simply looks up to remind himself which tech stocks will be hot in 2011. Saut, chief investment strategist for brokerage Raymond James, says he is betting on companies that are leaders in cloud computing — using Internet technology to move computers and information away from desktops and into remote data

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Ubuntu Expands Cloud Support

Ubuntu Expands Cloud Support By David Schofield of CloudTweaks The forthcoming launch of Natty Narwhal (version 11) of Ubuntu will see the addition of OpenStack support APIs into the kernel in addition to the support that already exists for Eucalyptus and Amazon EC2 clouds. This will expand the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud offering in the private

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Weekly Cloud Computing Presentations and Research Papers

Remove Barriers and Empower Developers with Cloud Computing Learn how the cloud can enable innovation and facilitate collaboration while reducing organizational costs for even the most complex development organization. Forrester Principal Analyst Dave West will present “An Industry Viewpoint: ALM in the Cloud.” CollabNet CEO Bill Portelli will also discuss new trends in cloud computing,

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Telecommuting

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Much awaited cloud launch in the UK for 2011: Cloud gaming

Much awaited cloud launch in the UK for 2011: Cloud gaming By CloudTweaks Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 –  2011 will be a much awaited year for all the gamers. The concept of cloud gaming came into practicality only recently when companies like OnLive launched a cloud gaming platform in the US, this summer. With most

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Yes, the cloud even has some security benefits…

Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection Security is still cited as a main reason by your large, stodgy corporations for staying clear of cloud computing. And while the cloud does have its security challenges, there is one key security benefit that cloud computing offers — Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) protection. After all, you can

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Cloud TV may replace Local TV altogether…

It’s True, Cloud TV will most likely replace Local TV altogether ‘Internet TV’ and ‘3D TV’ were the most searched terms of the entertainment genre for year 2010. Service providing has reached new levels since the advent of cloud computing. Now, experience games, applications and much more over the internet regardless of the device you

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Cloud Gaming: An easier and effective method for gamers?

Cloud Gaming: An easier and effective method for gamers? Ever thought of playing Call of Duty 4 on your iPad? Seems exciting doesn’t it? Running Need for Speed shift on your low-end machine can be a stimulating thought for most gamers. With the revolution of cloud computing, where everything you need is hosted on the

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