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Infographic – The Cloud Wars – Private Vs Public

By CloudTweaks | April 19, 2012

The Cloud Wars – Private Vs Public Cloud computing is not an all-or-nothing option. In the past decade, the industry has matured to a point where there are almost a dozen different options to move your data and processes to

IT Budget Dedicated to Cloud Computing

Survey Results: Whooping One-Third Of IT Budget Dedicated To Cloud Computing

By Humayun | April 18, 2012

IT Budget Dedicated to Cloud Computing Reports released by IDG Enterprise are a clear indicative of the fact that IT ventures are now investing profoundly in the cloud computing domain. The findings originate from a survey comprising of about 1650

Cloud Service Brokerages

How Cloud Service Brokerages Can Help Manage Your Setup?

By Cloud Syndicate | April 17, 2012

Cloud Service Brokerages Can Help If you are a typical cloud computing client, you might already be using a few cloud service providers for your different applications. Your mail might be hosted with provider 1, CRM with provider 2,  corporate

“Waiting For Cloud Standards Is Like Waiting For Godot”

By Sourya Biswas | April 16, 2012

Waiting For Godot The title of this post comes from one of the more interesting comments made during the Twitter chat on 12 April focusing on the interactions between the public and private clouds, and how converged clouds may be

The Cloud Sees Small Businesses Soar

By Jeff Norman | April 13, 2012

The Cloud Sees Small Businesses Soar The first quarter of 2012 has resulted in a significant growth in the recognition of the advantages cloud computing is providing to small businesses. For those outside of the know, we provide a brief

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Why Startups Should Embrace Cloud Computing?

By Balaji Viswanathan | April 12, 2012

Why Startups Should Embrace Cloud Computing? I run a tech startup and I know some the pains of running a tech startup. Startups have limited budgets and even limited tech support, but have to work around the limitations to build

Cloud Pricing Models Article

Determining The Cost Of The Cloud – How To Arrive There?

By Gopan Joshi | April 12, 2012

Determining The Cost Of The Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) This service model enables user organizations to forgo deployment of new datacenter equipment to handle growing operational needs. Rather, the business obtains needed IT infrastructure – servers, security, storage,

Cloud Pricing Models Article

What Are The Primary Cloud Service Models?

By Gopan Joshi | April 5, 2012

Cloud Service Models Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) This service model enables user organizations to forgo deployment of new datacenter equipment to handle growing operational needs. Rather, the business obtains needed IT infrastructure – servers, security, storage, networks, etc. –

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9 Trends That Impact The Future Of Mobile

By Balaji Viswanathan | April 3, 2012

9 Mobile Trends Mobile cloud is the convergence of cloud computing and mobile apps. It is one of the hottest trends in cloud computing that is expected to play an increasingly important role in the future. The need for mobile

Cloud Pricing Models Article

Cloud signifies a fundamental shift from a traditional model to a more dynamic model

By Gopan Joshi | March 30, 2012

Traditional vs Dynamic Cloud computing is not just a trend. It is changing the way IT organizations drive business value. In a short span of time, cloud computing has changed the way in which businesses and individuals consume computing resources.

Fundamental Elements Of Security

By Florence | March 28, 2012

Fundamental Elements Of Security Cloud security or cloud computing security evolved from information security and includes a wide set of controls, technologies, and policies used to protect the associated infrastructure, applications, and data of cloud computing. It is not related

Understanding The Cloud Migration Process

By CloudTweaks | March 26, 2012

Understanding The Cloud Migration Process Migrating to the cloud can be driven by a number of business factors – reducing capital outlay, increasing the throughput and making the system more robust. Regardless of what reasons they are, the movement to the cloud

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Controlling Complexity In Converged Infrastructure

By CloudTweaks | March 23, 2012

Converged Infrastructure Converged infrastructure is very similar to an Airbus 380 – it has a tremendous amount of capacity, but there is no way a human can control it without the help of a very sophisticated control system. And just

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5 Major Types Of Cloud Infrastructure Options

By art-clean | March 19, 2012

Cloud Infrastructure Cloud computing is not an all-or-nothing option. In the past decade, the industry has matured to a point where there are almost a dozen different options to move your data and processes to the cloud. In this post,

Leveraging a Virtualized Data Center to Improve Business Agility – Part 2

By Winston Damarillo | March 1, 2012

Improve Business Agility – Part 2 Read Part 1… The Micro-Data Center and Converged Cloud It is possible to build a cloud from the myriad services available today in many different ways. But, fundamentally, the goal is to utilize the

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Leveraging a Virtualized Data Center to Improve Business Agility

By Winston Damarillo | February 29, 2012

Leveraging a Virtualized Data Center Everyone knows that the age of cloud computing is here. The bigger question, on which even the greatest minds of technology revolution can’t agree, is what the impact will be and how best to apply

HP ‘Master The Cloud’ Event (Toronto)

By Steve Prentice | January 31, 2012

HP ‘Master The Cloud’  Today, HP brought its cloud solutions roadshow to Toronto, bringing some heavy hitters up from the US to explain cloud computing to an interested but very reserved crowd of 700 IT managers, CIOs, and software gurus. The event, held

Document Security: Cloud Collaboration and Mobility

By CloudTweaks | December 15, 2011

Document Security It is no secret that the cloud, combined with today’s mobile technologies, has had a huge impact on how the world does business. The ability to send documents, update presentations and check email from tablets and other mobile

Disaster Recovery in Cloud Computing

By Cloud Syndicate | December 9, 2011

Disaster Recovery in Cloud Computing Considering a cloud service offering? You’re not alone. Practically every IT organization out there is at least discussing the cloud as a way to improve services, save money, or shift workloads, and there’s good reason

Calculating the ROI on Cloud

The Cost of Cloud: Calculating the ROI on Cloud

By Shreekanth Joshi | November 30, 2011

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

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