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How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel

How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel

How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel Long check-in queues, delayed flights and lost baggage – the typical airport experience is all too familiar to business travelers and holidaymakers alike. However, the emergence of big data is slowly changing the reality of using an airport. Transport hubs around the world are slowly trying to migrate away from being places of frustration and dissatisfaction by making use of available big data to become ‘smart airports’ –…

Could Your Cable Company Become Your Next Cloud Gaming Provider?

Could Your Cable Company Become Your Next Cloud Gaming Provider?

Could Your Cable Company Become Your Next Cloud Gaming Provider? Come with me, if you will, back to the fall of 2012. Cloud-gaming giant, Onlive had made its spectacular implosion earlier in the year, leaving many industry professionals and end users alike wondering where cloud gaming would go from there. It was around this time that news outlets all over the Web began running stories proclaiming the impending arrival of cloud gaming services from some…

Cloud Infographic: Breaking Apps

Cloud Infographic: Breaking Apps

Cloud Infographic: Breaking Apps CopperEgg continues to blaze a trail through the sometimes dangerous landscape of cloud and IT, delivering its hallmark product to IT managers looking to increase hands-on control over the data and the systems that cover it, by making the upgrading and maintenance of efficiencies much easier. Data is king, and CopperEgg makes useful information on optimum use of servers and systems available by the second, allowing administrators to maintain a far…

10 Cloud-Based Music Apps

10 Cloud-Based Music Apps

10 Cloud-Based Music Apps  As we recently discussed on CloudTweaks, there is a debate around whether it is still necessary to save music files locally. The majority of both artists and consumers now exclusively use electronic means to engage with their media and, unsurprisingly, there are a wide range of cloud-based apps to cover every need. Here we look at some of the options available to both producers and consumers – ranging from the well-known…

Top Cloud Gaming Events Of 2014

Top Cloud Gaming Events Of 2014

Top Cloud Gaming Events of 2014 The cloud gaming industry has begun to grow at a meteoric rate over the past couple of years. The first indication of this impending growth was the announcement of Onlive at the 2009 GDC, wowing industry professionals in the thousands with their revolutionary gaming platform. This trend would continue, with the relatively recent announcement by Sony that they would also be launching their own cloud gaming platform, Playstation Now,…

Pinup: SkyKick Application Suite Simplifies The Migration To Office 365

Pinup: SkyKick Application Suite Simplifies The Migration To Office 365

Pinup: SkyKick Application Suite Simplifies The Migration To Office 365 Microsoft Office 365 allows customers to pay a subscription fee and rent out Microsoft’s popular and effective Office applications, including Outlook, Publisher, and Access, plus the addition of OneDrive for online storage. Business editions of Office 365 offer online access to 3 additional products: Exchange, a calendaring software, Lync, a communications server, and SharePoint, which is used for online content management. The cloud connected nature…

Concerns With Cloud Security

Concerns With Cloud Security

Cloud security is an evolving sub-domain of information security dedicated to the protection of data, applications and infrastructure values associated with cloud computing. It incorporates a broad set of policies that are driven by the security procedures for providing maximum level of assurance for customers of cloud services. Concerns with Cloud Security Cloud computing is providing new horizons for maintaining organizational assets. But with ease and the convenience also comes the challenge to secure enterprise…

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption

Cloud Adoption “Will cloud live up to its hype” is a question which has become irrelevant now. Looking back now, I’d say the opportunity is much, much bigger than the hype. Perhaps for some companies, the move to the Cloud has been one of the most rewarding experiences in IT investing. Included is an infographic courtesy of Aryaka which also provides some interesting survey results in conjunction with the 2013 Rightscale survey. Infographic Source: Aryaka