Fighting Above Your Weight Class Through Cloud Computing

Imagine the following scenario. You, weighing a mere 150 pounds and an armchair fighter, are suddenly challenged to a boxing match with a 250 pound professional boxer with ham- sized fists. Under normal circumstances, you wouldn’t consider even stepping into the ring. However, you have a trump card – a magic glove that multiplies the

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CloudTweaks In 2011

CloudTweaks has been growing at a tremendous rate and we’d like to thank you for all the support! Over the past few weeks we have been adding new writers, illustrators and consultants to bring you the very best in cloud computing resources. Workshops 2011 We have added our Workshop page which we will be offering

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Oracle – The latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game

Oracle – the latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Cloud computing received a major shot in the arm with the entrant of the latest big name in the field – Oracle – on Wednesday, 15 December 2010. On that day, Oracle introduced

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Asia Pacific region to benefit from new Cloud-based E-payment system in 2011

Asia Pacific region to benefit from new Cloud-based E-payment system in 2011 By CloudTweaks, Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Introducing a new approach to electronic payment which will improve transaction times and authentication methods. Akamai’s planned cloud-based e-payment system is the next big thing to hit Asia Pacific in 2011 in the field of online

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Cloud Computing and Google Docs

Why Cloud Computing? Imagine the absence of a power grid throughout the nation, necessitating the presence of a generator in every home for producing electricity. Seems inefficient, doesn’t it? Well, if so be the case, why do we have our computers filled with software we use intermittently? Wouldn’t it be meaningful to use software the same

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Name Game

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Cloud and 4G trigger chip revolution, says IDT CEO

The Mobile Revolution A tidal wave of change is coming to the semiconductor industry and it is being driven by cloud computing, video and 4G, writes Ted Tewksbury president and CEO of Integrated Device Technology. The great thing about the semiconductor industry is that it completely disrupts itself every several years. Waves of change roll

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How To Select The Right Cloud Service – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

How To Select The Right Cloud Service This autumn and winter have been rich with opportunities to discuss cloud strategies with many different audiences; from CIO’s to CFO’s and LCA’s. I have experienced a big demand for clarifications on the question(s): What can I put in the cloud and what´s in it for me? I

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Rackspace Acquires Cloudkick to Provide Powerful Server Management

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Cloudkick’s world class tools will combine with Rackspace’s Fanatical Support to further the benefits of cloud computing SAN ANTONIO – December 16, 2010 – Rackspace® Hosting, the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced its acquisition of Cloudkick™, the creator of award-winning web applications for easy and efficient cloud-server management. 

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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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Key Cloud Computing Trends for 2011

Datapipe Outlines Key Cloud Computing Trends for 2011 Datapipe, a global leader of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, today outlined three key cloud computing trends for 2011. The company sees major trends for the coming year including the increased adoption to cloud computing by large enterprise organizations, increased market demand and

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Rackspace Expands Fanatical Support, Brings its Legendary Service Levels to the Cloud

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today defined a new category in hosting: managed cloud. The first managed cloud offering is Cloud Servers with a managed service level, providing businesses with proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and guidance on how to leverage cloud computing. Rackspace is

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Nimbula Director – Highlights of the Beta Version

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Public Beta announced for Nimbula Director When it comes to cloud management and service system Nimbula is a well-recognized name in the field. While most of the IT world is snoozing off to the upcoming holiday season, Nimbula has released its Nimbula Director Beta version in the true spirit of Christmas! The software is an

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