Angry Birds And The NSA

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The National Security Agency and British Government Communications Headquarters have been working together since 2007 to plant surveillance into mobile phone users’ applications, allowing them to store location information, alongside a slew of other private information users put into applications.   Popular app Angry Birds was targeted, alongside more common information hotspots like Facebook, LinkedIn

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Fog Computing Is A New Concept Of Data Distribution

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Fog Computing Is A New Concept Of Data Distribution For the last couple of years there have hardly been any new concepts in cloud computing. But hardly doesn’t mean never. Since the summer of 2013 you might have noticed the appearance of a new trend that has been called Fog Computing. The main purpose of

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Cloud Computing Makes Democratization Of Big Data Possible

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Cloud Computing Makes Democratization of Big Data Possible Putting the power of big data into the hands of small businesses can help them to achieve improved results in sales and marketing and in providing the products their customers want most. A number of factors have come together to allow the democratization of big data analytics

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Five Cool Technologies Cloud Services Make Possible

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Five Cool Technologies Cloud Services Make Possible Cloud computing is essentially IT as a Service, where shared resources, software and data are accessed on demand via an internet connection. Whilst no one can predict how this will revolutionize technology in the future, for now, it’s already facilitating some pretty cool technologies. On-the-Go Entertainment Gaming platform Steam

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Cloud Startup: Swyvel – Brings Project Management To The Cloud

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Swyvel – Brings Project Management To The Cloud For Enhanced Company Productivity Project management, regardless of how big or how small, obviously involves many factors; from team member management and tasks management to resource management and budgeting. Effective project management starts with clear communication; though clear communication can get lost in and amongst the multiple

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From Photo Cloud Storage To Video Streaming, Your Life Is In The Cloud

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From Photo Cloud Storage to Video Streaming, Your Life is in the Cloud “Wherever you go, there you are,” is a phrase originally attributed to Confucius, but which also found purchase in the camp sci-fi movie The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. Though its original purpose (the proverb, not the movie) was

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Is There Enough Bandwidth Available To Support 100% Of The World Moving To Cloud Solutions?

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It’s a question I’ve asked dozens of times in my blog and one I have talked to a number of different audiences and groups to and about. Is the total available deployed bandwidth enough to support the overall impact and requirements of the emerging cloud solutions? The initial answer is no not really. The first

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Cloud Startup: CloudVolumes

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Cloud Startup: CloudVolumes Go Modular In the Virtualization of Big Data With CloudVolumes CloudVolume is a virtualization giant that focuses on the innovativeness of its products on the cloud, including modulating applications without swapping those of the client. Though its apps are advanced than most of what the clientele uses, it integrates the latter natively

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Cloud Startup – Evolve IP

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Cloud Startup – Evolve IP Migrate To From On-Premise to the Virtual Cloud via Evolve IP The difference between an on-premise and cloud arrangement is that the former has less redundancy than the latter. This means that the cloud spreads the geographical scope of data in a number of locales, to insure against theft or

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Event: VMworld ’13 To Kick Off Today!

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Event: VMworld ’13 To Kick Off Today! The 10th annual edition of the VMworld,  the annual showcase cutting edge virtualization technology including cloud computing is scheduled to kick off today amid much fanfare in San Francisco. VMware Inc, the organizer behind the event, is hoping for the grandest of assembly in terms of technological advances

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Unfolding The Camel: Problem-Solving In A Multi-Cloud Environment

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Unfolding the Camel: Problem-solving in a multi-cloud environment There is an expression that says “a camel is a horse designed by a committee,” which means, of course, that the more people who are involved in a decision-making process, the less the end product resembles its intended objectives. But camels aren’t always designed. Sometimes they simply

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Cloud Startup: RealtimeBoard

Cloud Startup: RealtimeBoard RealtimeBoard: Collaborative Virtuoso for Offices on One Visual Cloud Platform Zeroing down to a profile, SWOT analysis, staffing roles, specific images, and most importantly, any ongoing projects, all in one dashboard, requires a lot of tech resources. This is why there is now a cloud collaborative platform, RealtimeBoard. With its base in

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Your Thousand-Foot View Of The Battlefield

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Your Thousand-Foot View of the Battlefield For decades, even before the age of the cloud or even of computers, people would look up at the clock and ask, “Where did the day go?” Sooner or later they would have to sit across from their manager and answer the same types of questions: “What are you

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How Do You Manage Your Cloud?

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How Do You Manage Your Cloud? Cloud computing has been around for some time. We’ve all heard of it, we all know what it does and we all understand the benefits it can bring… well most of us. It’s the same for virtualisation, which has become a technology phenomenon. Most, if not all organisations have

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