Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Cloud Call Centers Part I

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: CLOUD CALL CENTERS. Part I Modern day Contact Centers are highly capital intensive and people intensive business.  IT- Information Technology is an enabler for this business and so sometimes referred to as an IT Enabled Industry. The marketplace for call center technology is huge since this industry started in the

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SAP Interview With CloudTweaks

SAP Discusses First Native Cloud Application CloudTweaks.com had an opportunity this week to speak with Rahul Sood, SVP, SAP Carbon Impact product management, Technology and Innovation Platform.  SAP recently released an enhanced version of SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand 5.0.  It is SAP’s first native cloud application,  and is designed to help companies  reduce their energy and

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Cloud Security – Is The Cloud Insecure?

Cloud security is on the top of every CIO’s mind. Apparently some people even consider that cloud risks outweigh cloud benefits.  Unfortunately, an overzealous approach to cloud security can lead to arguments that detract from the real issues, with little to no analysis of the specific problems at hand. Below is a list of cloud security

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Cloud Computing Storage And The Exponential Growth Of Data

Practically Speaking about Cloud Storage If we ever have a chance to sit back and think, we will wonder how easily we accumulate things and store them in various places.  Whether it is in our personal life or in the companies that we work or connected with, we can find that.  In digital life too,

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Economics of Cloud Computing Too Compelling to Ignore According to Proformative Study

National Survey of Corporate Financial Executives Reveals Accelerating Adoption Among Smaller Companies SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – September 16, 2010) –  Proformative, The Resource for corporate finance, accounting, and treasury professionals, today announced the results of an extensive survey of CFOs, Controllers, and other financial professionals regarding the use and understanding of Cloud computing and ‘software

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Apple, Sony and now Google Reach for the Music Stars – Cloud Music Services

Cloud Music Services It looks like yet another company is stepping up to the plate regarding the offering of online digital music downloads. Based on a report from Billboard.com Google will be looking to challenge Apples iTunes online music service in the coming months.  But wait, wasn’t it just 2 short weeks ago that Sony

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The Future of Cloud Computing: The Big 25 in the Next 25

The past 25 years have brought a digital age of Internet, massive computing power, high-speed data transmission, mobile communication, and more recently, the cloud, which brings it all together. Over the next 25 years, as technology advances and infrastructure increases, cloud computing will continue to change our world. According to a recent survey by the

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Engine Yard Interview With Tom Mornini, CTO And Co Founder

Engine Yard Interview I had the opportunity to speak with Tom Mornini one of visionaries delivering unique and valuable tools to clients via the “cloud”.  Tom co-founded Engine Yard to provide the infrastructure and support necessary to fuel the development of Ruby on Rails applications.  He has spent nearly 30 years as a software programmer

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Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 3

Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 3 What is AMI and types of AMIs available in various regions? Amazon Machine Image is the basic unit of computing provided by Amazon Web Services Elastic Computing Cloud EC2. As we see in Virtualization, these are virtual appliances ready to be launched as Virtual Machines. These

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Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile

Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile, the ISV conference for mobile business, produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and taking place November 16-17, 2010 in San Jose, California. ISVs large and small have already begun to transition software and cloud-based applications for use on mobile devices. In fact, in

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The Business Cloud Summit promises to be the UK’s premier Cloud event of 2010

The Business Cloud Summit 2010 – 30 November, London, England Visit our Event Partner for more information on this great Event. The Business Cloud Summit 2010 will be Europe’s Cloud Computing event of the year. Unfolding over one day, it will comprise two highly focused streams, exploring current and future Cloud Computing issues in both

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Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 1: The Evolution of Amazon AWS

Google Trends Cloud Computing

Practically Speaking about Cloud Computing – Series by Cloudtweaks Practically speaking: Gartner declared that Cloud Computing is at its peak of the Hype Cycle with inflated expectations in 2010. We are witnessing the same in reality now. The talk is no longer about its definitions or security concerns. As cloud computing is entering into the

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Cloud Computing Job Trends Worldwide

Cloud Computing Job Trends Worldwide Cloud Computing Employment Growth in the US Many people fear that because of cloud computing, people will lose jobs in particular those involved in IT.  Yes, there will be jobs lost but people need to realize that cloud computing will open up an influx of new ones.  These same IT

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3 Cloud Gaming Companies To Watch…

Cloud Gaming is going to be one of the more interesting areas of cloud computing to watch over the next few years. There is a lot at stake and companies are simply trying to figure how to position themselves. There is no doubt cloud computing will be hugely beneficial to the public gaming industry.  We

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