Driven by the popularity of tablets and new laptops that come with little or no internal storage, the trend of cloud computing –storing information on remote servers accessed through the Internet—is on the rise in the United States, but privacy experts said questions of security have left some looking for ways to hide from the cloud.
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Cloud computing and mobile are two technology trends that are transforming how businesses operate and how consumers live. The first generation of cloud computing focused on cost optimization. Lopez Research believes the second wave of cloud computing will help businesses save money while operating more efficiently. Cloud computing will change where data and applications live...
(2 months and 13 days ago)
IT folks who worry that cloud computing adoption will kill jobs, may be surprised by the results of a new survey; Amazon unveils OpsWorks; Rackspace makes price changes.
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As cloud computing technology reaches a saturation point in North America many in the space are beginning to look at other markets to supplement growth prospects. According to IDC, the Middle East could be the next major market to adopt cloud computing. A recent report by IDC expects total spending on cloud delivery in Saudi Arabia to increase 34.86 percent year on year in...
(2 months and 8 days ago)
Yesterday I had the honor of being included in Charles-Babcock's InfomationWeek list of early cloud pioneers. It's a great list and includes an extensive group of early cloud trailblazers including James Urquhart, David Linthicum, Michael Crandell, John Keagy and others. Although an impressive list, I couldn't help but think it was missing a few of the folks I've looked up...
(1 month and 27 days ago)
If only experience could be bottled and sold, rather than having to be earned. Actually, cloud computing is, in a way, the bottling and packaging of information technology experience. But still, even with something so nicely pre-packaged as cloud, there is still a learning curve that must be climbed. The good news is that cloud has been around long enough that there is now a...
(22 days ago)
Plenty has been said or written on cloud computing in recent years -- pro, con and somewhere in between. Periodically throughout the rise of cloud computing, there have been some real gems put out there, aptly describing what's on people's minds -- and maybe what was needed to be said. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's famous rant back in 2008 is the stuff of legend, and makes...
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Many business and IT leaders get consumed in many questions: Should we go with private cloud? Public cloud? Hybrid model? What about our legacy systems? Where do we find the skills to make cloud happen?
(2 months and 28 days ago)
The cloud is the latest thing in data storage, but is it the best thing for your business? Here are three expert points of view that can help identify which workloads are good candidates for the cloud, calculate the true costs of cloud storage and more.
(9 days ago)
While cloud computing’s popularity as a powerful and transformational business tool is soaring, some companies have been frustrated with cloud apps procured from multiple vendors requiring extensive integration that has dragged out time to value, stunted innovation initiatives, and reinforced the very silos those cloud apps were intended to break down, a new survey has found.
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