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5 Excellent Cloud Development Communities

By CloudTweaks | July 29, 2011

 5 Excellent Cloud Development Communities to Discover New Talent Compiled is a list of 5 recommended cloud developer communities to find new talent, collaborate or to simply research and discover new API’s to help grow your business. These are in

Driving Business Productivity

By CloudTweaks | June 29, 2011

Driving Business Productivity Software development and operations/systems administrators have been operating in a mutually opposing, yet beneficial, relationship. If software development teams are Ying, then system admins would be considered the Yang. X’s to O’s. In traditional IT departments, the

Cloud-Based Contracting Builds Business

By CloudTweaks | June 23, 2011

Cloud-Based Contracting Most of us have a perpetual pile of paper somewhere on our desks. The individual items in that stack might change from day to day, but much of it sits for quite some time before it attracts our

5 Promising Cloud Based API Services For Cloud Developers

By CloudTweaks | June 3, 2011

Tropo Makes it simple to build phone, SMS and Instant messaging applications. You use the web technologies you already know and Tropo’s powerful cloud API to bring real-time communications to your apps. Cloudkick REST API lets you query information about

Cloud Security: Keeping Those Keys Safe

By CloudTweaks | February 28, 2011

Cloud security: Keeping those keys safe Jack Murgia, from Cloud Controllers, sent me an interesting query last week: “How does LabSlice ensure that the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Access Keys remain secure within the application?” This is a great question, as

3 Quick Ways To Reduce Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges

By Cloud Syndicate | January 31, 2011

Reduce Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges The Biggest difference between standard web hosting and cloud-based hosting can be seen when you get the monthly bill. A standard web host, like GoDaddy, will charge you a flat monthly fee and give

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Cloud 101- How To Install And Configure Your First Private Cloud?

By Cloud Syndicate | January 20, 2011

Private Cloud 101 The Fastest Cloud Ubuntu claims that version 10.10 is now one of the fastest routes to making your own private cloud. But once you have decided to go for it, how long will it take you to

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Cloud Computing Maturity – How To Shift to Cloud-Based Technology

By Glenn Blake | August 12, 2010

Cloud Computing Maturity Cloud computing is still not mature enough to give a final verdict about its usability. However, there is no doubt that there is a constant paradigm shift to cloud based computing. Before you shift your business or infrastructure

Best Practices to Adopt the Cloud

By Glenn Blake | August 10, 2010

Best Practices to Adopt the Cloud Cloud based computing offers the most sought after advantages to corporations and all with reduced cost and easy implementation. With the passage of time corporations are becoming more specialized and skilled in their operations.

10 Very Popular Cloud Storage Service Must Haves For Businesses!

By CloudTweaks | August 4, 2010

Cloud Storage Services The focus is on Storage rather than the whole Infrastructure or Platform itself.  Some of these companies you may or may not be familiar with.  We feel it’s a good list of some newer and some older

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Stuck In The Clouds: The Issue Of Data Ownership

By Bob Greenlees

The Issue Of Data Ownership While the immediate benefits of cloud services are typically clear to new users, individuals and businesses alike are becoming increasingly aware of a looming issue: vendor lock-in. As these users amass large amounts of data in

Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

By Paul Mercina

Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup

Calculating the ROI on Cloud

The Cost of Cloud: Calculating the ROI on Cloud

By Shreekanth Joshi

Calculating the ROI on Cloud IDC calls cloud computing “one of the most potentially transformative developments in the information technology world in the last 20 years.” Many companies have already chosen virtualization – generating a straightforward and easily measurable ROI

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

By Roy Feintuch

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid clip, even as executives from companies such as McDonald’s and ENEL talked about how their organizations are embracing a cloud-first

Marc Malizia

Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Recovery Services

By Marc Malizia

Data Recovery Services Not very long ago disaster recovery was a luxury afforded by only the very large companies due to the prohibitive cost and effort required. Frequently even these large companies were unable to justify the investment and went without

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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies, but there continue to be interesting developments in IoT related technology and services. The possibilities for efficiency

Cloud Based Service Level Agreements – Two Different Worlds

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Level Agreements A common theme in the chatter about cloud computing is the need for Cloud Based Service Level Agreements SLAs around performance and availability. These SLAs simply don’t exist or are specified in a way that makes them

Your Office 365 Data Security – Is It Properly Protected?

By Jeff Erramouspe

Office 365 Data Security As more and more people collaborate and access data from outside the office and across multiple devices, the potential for SaaS data loss increases dramatically, and the damage can be catastrophic. A staggering 60 percent of

Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

By Robert Van der Meulen

Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner There are millions of gamers around the globe, and according to gaming market research firm Newzoo, they’ll drive roughly $108.9 billion in revenue for the industry by the end of this year. As video games

3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By Ariel Maislos

Hyperconverged Infrastructure In this article, we’ll explore three challenges that are associated with network deployment in a hyperconverged private cloud environment, and then we’ll consider several methods to overcome those challenges. The Main Challenge: Bring Your Own (Physical) Network Some of

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Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT ...
What Is Net Neutrality And Why Is It So Important?

What Is Net Neutrality And Why Is It So Important?

What Is Net Neutrality? Net neutrality is a concept that has been the centre of a lot of debates recently, ...
Staying on Top of Your Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Staying on Top of Your Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Infrastructure-as-a-Service It’s no secret many organizations rely on popular cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft for access to computing infrastructure ...
Global Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2020

Global Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2020

The Cloud and Endpoint Modeling The worldwide migration of IT resources to the public cloud continues, at a head-spinning pace ...
Five Ways CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Today

Five Ways CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Today

CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) continues to be one of the hottest enterprise apps today, fueled by the relentless ...
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...