Project Loon – The Cloud In The Clouds

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Project Loon – The Cloud in the Clouds Google is hoping to take the virtual cloud into the physical clouds with the rollout of its much-vaunted Project Loon. Whilst cloud connectivity provided by helium-filled weather balloons that float 20 miles (32 km) above the surface of the earth might sound like a bad April Fools

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Investment In Chinese Cloud Continues To Grow

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Investment In Chinese Cloud Continues To Grow With the Chinese government focused on enhancing the country’s capabilities in cloud computing, United States-based organizations including Intel have opted to invest in several promising cloud providers. Intel’s venture capital arm this week announced plans to invest funds in Wuxi China Cloud Technology Service, a cloud infrastructure provider;

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Eight Interesting Facts About Google Glass

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Eight Interesting Facts About Google Glass Google Glass is rapidly becoming the most desirable, trendy, and ‘must-have’ wearable technology on the market. With the device set to go on general sale later this year, we take the opportunity to look at eight interesting facts about this revolutionary new gadget. 1. Features The design might be

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Cloud Infographic: Preventing Disasters In The Cloud

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Cloud Infographic: Preventing Disasters In The Cloud Data backups form an important part of an enterprise’s Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity planning (DR/BC). Traditionally the data was stored on tapes and physical media, at an off-site location, to mitigate the effect of the disaster. Saving the data on-site would have negated the benefit of having a backup,

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Cloud New Round Up Post – February 12th

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Cloud New Round Up Post February 12th  Here is your cloud news round up for the week.  Europa Commission Proposes Internet Governance Reform – In the past few months it has come to light that data has been secured by governments and privacy measures have been breached in an effort to curb crime. More than a

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Recommended Whitepapers: 5 Best Practices For BYOD

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Best Practices in BYOD: BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Take control of the iOS, Android™ and BlackBerry® devices in your organization, from one powerful, unified console. Manageability, security and support – these are just a few of the reasons BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 is such a powerful Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. But as you’ll learn

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Cloud Infographic: History Of Learning Management Systems

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There is little doubt in anyone’s mind that information technology plays a central role in all areas of life but sadly, access to this technology and the subsequent reaping of its benefits often stays out of reach, either due to lack of funding, lack of familiarity, or outright resistance… Read Article This is changing as the

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Cloud News Round Up – February 5th

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Microsoft Appoints New, Cloud-Focused CEO – It’s been a headline maker for months, as many media outlets have been asking the question of ‘who will be Microsoft’s next CEO?’, with these articles analyzing who would be best to lead Microsoft into an era where tablets are as much of a must have item as their own Windows-running

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IO To Get Into The Cloud Computing Business

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Cloud news round up for the week. IO To Get Into the Cloud Computing Business – Usually putting all of their manpower into modular data by running modular data centers, IO are reportedly set to get into the cloud computing business. Launching a new service that is aptly titled ‘IO. Cloud’, their brand new cloud

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Cloud Infographic: Going To The Cloud

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Cloud Infographic: Going To The Cloud Over the past few years, we’ve covered the importance of cloud computing in the classroom and its defining nature as something to adopt and accept moving forward. Some of our coverage has been flippant while other discussions have been more serious in nature. Nevertheless we can all agree that cloud based education will

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New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data” Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted into actionable results. But according to predictions from the Institute of

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Cloud Infographic: Cross-Platform Malware

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Beware of Computer Malware: The Cross-Platform Problem  There was a time where you could safely assume a portable drive hooked onto to a windows PC wouldn’t be able to transfer some strain of malware to a MAC system. Most viruses were a match made in heaven for Windows, and MACs were getting none of that

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PlayStation 4: Why The Next-Gen Gaming Console Is Relevant For You

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PlayStation 4: Why The Next-Gen Gaming Console Is Relevant For You The upcoming release of the PlayStation 4, the apparently touted ‘next-generation gaming console’ scheduled on November 15 in the US has created quite a splash in the gaming community. The latest offering from Sony starts around $499, and a number of its catchy features

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Cloud Infographic: Data – You Cannot Stop It

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Cloud Infographic: Data – You Cannot Stop It We have covered hundreds of articles with relation to Big Data here at CloudTweaks over the years. We clearly understand its big business and there is a growing need to recruit the right people in order to help us better analyse and uncover important key elements found within

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