A Cure For Small Business IT Aches & Pains: It’s In The Cloud

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A Cure For Small Business IT Aches & Pains: It’s In The Cloud New technology can make the lives of small and midsize businesses (SMBs)  more complicated. In a survey conducted by Techaisle, a small and medium sized business (SMB) market research organization, 54 percent of SMBs claimed that their IT difficulties actually increased over the

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Cloud Computing And Tools Needed To Accelerate The Business

Cloud Computing And Tools Needed To Accelerate The Business There has been lots and lots of news about cloud computing lately. Some people think it is a really big deal, while others have been warning us that it’s just a bunch of hype. We definitely take the first position. Cloud computing is a major step

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What Does The Wizard Of Woz Have Against Cloud Computing? Part 2

What Does The Wizard Of Woz Have Against Cloud Computing? – Part 2 This is the concluding part to an earlier article (See: What Does the Wizard of Woz Have Against Cloud Computing? – Part 1). Now that we know what Steve Wozniak, one of the greatest technical minds of our time, had to say about

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HP Joins The Cloud, OpenStack Gains Strength

HP Joins The Cloud, OpenStack Gains Strength Everyone is jumping on the cloud computing wagon now, and smartly so. Lucky us. Choice is always a great things for consumers. So who else is in the market who we should probably take notice of? Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard has always been a big fish in it’s industry. Chief

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Social Cloud: Oracle Continues To Expand In The Cloud

Oracle Continues To Expand: Buys Involver Buzz Buzz We have gone through the massive cloud computing crazy rather unharmed by everything. Cloud computing is the rage when it comes to just about every aspect of business. From the personal level cloud computing has been more of just giant storage for your typical at home user.

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Telecommuting: Everyone Wins Work From Home Cloud Computing Options

Telecommuting: Everyone Wins Work From Home Cloud Computing Options   Cloud computing is all the rage If you have the chance to work from home would you? Many people would say yes, and with good reason. You can make your own hours, dress how you want, be your own boss and pretty much you have

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Playing Catch-Up With The Big Boys

Playing Catch-Up With The Big Boys Microsoft dipped into their pockets a few days ago and shelled out $1.2 billion to purchase the social network Yammer. IBM has set the benchmark by merging cloud computing with social networking. It’s an interesting mix of work and play at the same time. It’s a nice idea, but

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Cloud Computing Champions Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Cloud Computing Champions Wimbledon Tennis Tournament The All England Lawn Tennis Club serves as host to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, considered by many as third only to the Olympics and World Cup in terms of athletic prestige. Celebrities, dignitaries, and luminaries in myriad disciplines annually frequent the event; their presence indicates the massive respect and

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IBM Me: Cloud Computing Basics

IBM Me: Cloud Computing Basics IBM has come up with great and easy ways to understand cloud computing and make it functional as well. IBM is a leader when it comes to cloud computing, so it is no surprise that they have managed to do this. Cloud computing can also go beyond cost savings by

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Cloud Computing: Is It The Wave Of The Future Or Just A Passing Fad?

Cloud Computing: Is It The Wave Of The Future Or Just A Passing Fad? Look at me; I’m trendy Cloud computing in a nutshell is rather easy to understand. Anything that is delivered to an end user from one hosted service over the Internet is a form of cloud computing. There are three main types:

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Does Oracle Have The Most Comprehensive Cloud On Planet Earth?

Does Oracle Have The Most Comprehensive Cloud On Planet Earth? The reasoning behind the question posed in the title to this article is the claim made by Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison. In a presentation to introduce his company’s latest suite of cloud computing services (See: Things All Cloudy: Oracle Takes The Inevitable Plunge),

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Working On A Cloud Software Service Level Agreement

Working On A Cloud Software Service Level Agreement As more and more consumers outsource their infrastructure to cloud providers, Service Level Agreements between consumers and providers is a key topic. According to IBM a Service Level Agreement, defines how the consumer will use the services and how the provider will deliver them”. It is essential for

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BYOD Is In – Bring Your Own Cloud, Not So Much

BYOD Is In—Bring Your Own Cloud, Not So Much As employees continue to bring personal mobile devices and laptops into the workplace, most businesses have resigned themselves to dealing with the security and management headaches of the new BYOD reality. But now, with the growing popularity of cloud storage and synchronization services, companies have found

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Should Cloud Computing Service Providers Screen Potential Customers?

Should Cloud Computing Service Providers Screen Potential Customers? The World Wide Web is full of articles advising consumers on what they should look for when choosing a cloud provider, how they should negotiate contracts with providers, what danger signs they should be aware of and a plethora of other advice. However, an extremely illuminating article

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