Double Taxing The Cloud

Double Taxing the Cloud New cloud taxes in Idaho are further proof that it’s time to look for a standardized solution. The news hasn’t made waves in the wider media, but when I heard that Idaho might start taxing cloud services, it definitely made me sit up and take notice. If you haven’t read about

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Netflix: Plumbers Of The Cloud

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Netflix: Plumbers of the Cloud Although much was made in the blogosphere of the Amazon cloud service outage on Christmas Eve — the one that brought Netflix’s video streaming grinding to a halt — cloud media proponents should actually take heart in the news. An interruption of cloud service being so widely referred to as an “outage”

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Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: Time Cockpit

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Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: Software Architects Time Cockpit …..Software Architects Time Cockpit’s Activity Calendar Revolution is At Hand Is a start up in the cloud calendar and programming areas with its location in Austria. Its major rollercoaster of breakthroughs includes extending user-friendly custom scripting agility, enhancing office collaboration repertoire via calendars for schedules

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Cloud Whitepaper: Virtual Network Architecture

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Cloud Whitepaper: Virtual Network Architecture Looking back at how the IT landscape has evolved over the past 20 years, it is amazing to see the striking parallel between the evolution of technology and the evolution of business. In the Client /Server era, it was normal for IT initiatives to take months or even years on

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The Rise And Fall Of The Zmanda Empire

The Rise And Fall Of The Zmanda Empire There are two kinds of online businesses: those that grow to buy other businesses or those that grow in order to be offered as tasty morsels to the first class of businesses. And until somebody buys them out or they become as titanic as Microsoft you cannot

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The Trend Of Open Source And Proprietary Software Business Model

The Trend Of Open Source And Proprietary Software Business Model Open source software has been there for a long time. Its popularity is increasing each and every day and has reached such a level that it’s hard to find a domain which does not have an open source presence. Companies are reluctant to buy proprietary

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The Magic Quadrant: Social Software In The Workplace

The Magic Quadrant: Social Software In The Workplace With the increasing interest in social software during the last years, there are some top vendors that get the buyers’ attention. According to this trend, Gartner has released its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace. The Magic Quadrant covers vendors whose software products are used mainly

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Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: ComodIT

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Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: ComodIT The Top 25 European Rising Stars is a special annual series by CloudTweaks, where we seek to celebrate new cloud startups that have demonstrated the strongest impact across the year. These have earned little or no press coverage nor loquacious claims but they are indeed rising. To authoritatively

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Cloud Infographic: The Open Source Cloud

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Cloud Infographic: The Open Source Cloud The Trend Of Open Source And Proprietary Software Business Model Open source software has been around for a long time. Its popularity is increasing each and every day and has reached such a level that it’s hard to find a domain which does not have an open source presence. Companies

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Leverage Social CRM, Billing To Better Engage And Understand Your Customers

Leverage Social CRM, Billing To Better Engage And Understand Your Customers If your organization is doing business in the cloud and SaaS space, you know it’s all about managing your funnel and your opportunities. The entire organization needs to focus on streamlining the quote-to-cash process. However, you also need to consider the business buzzword of

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Top 5 Cloud Computing Trends Of The Future

Top 5 Cloud Computing Trends Of The Future Cloud computing as a technology trend has caught up fast in recent years. It has revolutionized IT in a way never seen before. It has clearly changed how the traditional software works for businesses. This has many benefits, considering many of the former models are rather physical,

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Selecting A Cloud Storage Provider: Things Consumer Reports Won’t Tell You

Selecting A Cloud Storage Provider: Things Consumer Reports Won’t Tell You There are hundreds of articles and guides telling a consumer what to look for when selecting a cloud storage provider, but they all say the same basic things: storage size, price, and application. Though these are all valid points, they miss the bigger picture:

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Why Haven’t Companies Caught Up With The Cloud Yet?

Why Haven’t Companies Caught Up With The Cloud Yet? The concept of ‘the cloud’ has been around for some time. More and more businesses are using it every day. This is because cloud computing as a concept and technology brings immense benefits to businesses. It not only streamlines daily activities, but it also saves them

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Cloud Computing For Small Businesses And Why Penetration Remains Low Past 2012

Cloud Computing For Small Businesses And Why Penetration Remains Low Past 2012 In the last decade, cloud computing has become a hot topic, both in the media and at individual level. It’s estimated that close to 80 percent of all modern businesses use a form of cloud computing. The most surprising thing here is that

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