Cloud Computing Slow to Pick Up in Asia/Pacific Region

Cloud Computing Slow to Pick Up in Asia/Pacific Region

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It’s been revealed by a research firm, IDC Manufacturing Insights that cloud computing is struggling to take off in the Asia Pacific region. Dr William Lee, Senior Research Manager at IDC Manufacturing Insights Asia/Pacific, has…

High Risk Poker: Salesforce.com Unleashes a G-Cloud

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It was one of the first companies to start using the term ‘cloud’ which infuriated Larry Ellison at Oracle who originally saw the term as an empty slogan and oversimplified marketing rehash of once-popular virtualization…
Samsung’s Cloud Platform to Launch in May

Samsung’s Cloud Platform to Launch in May

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Samsung are the next in line to jump on the cloud hosting bandwagon as they are reportedly preparing to launch a new cloud storage service that they hope will compete with Apple’s successful iCloud and…

Deep dive into cloud computing issues and benefits

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A recent special report on cloud computing in iWeek outlined some of the key challenges and benefits attached to cloud computing. They are worth reviewing as they give an ‘unclouded’ view of virtualization technologies which…
How Long Until Cloud Hosting Rules the World?

How Long Until Cloud Hosting Rules the World?

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Cloud hosting has become a much more prominent device in recent years and it should by no means be a surprise, especially when you consider the fact that the original concept for cloud computing was…
Google Drive Set For Launch

Google Drive Set For Launch

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It’s been a very busy year for Google with the development and launch of Google+, updates for their Gmail service and tweaks to their popular Android mobile OS. Now they’ve decided to launch the Google…
Windows vs. Linux – Which is Better?

Windows vs. Linux – Which is Better?

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With around 80 million Linux users and hundreds of millions of Windows users, it’s an interesting question to pose – which one’s best? Both have great advantages and so we’re weighing up the main differences…
IBM is to take on Oracle and Cisco Systems

IBM is to take on Oracle and Cisco Systems

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It has been announced that IBM is set to challenge it rivals by introducing integrated systems that it claims will reduce the time and money that is spent by its customers. This new move comes…

Every 6 seconds a new virtual machine “cloud” is born

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IT business leaders turn on one VMware virtual machine every six seconds, that's faster than the rate of babies born in the United States: 1 every 8 seconds. A virtual machine of course is the…
SME Cloud Adoption: Numbers speak louder than words!

SME Cloud Adoption: Numbers speak louder than words!

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Sometimes numbers speak louder than words when persuading UK and US Small-to-medium-sized-businesses  (SMEs) that cloud-computing can save them cold, hard cash, time AND deliver a simpler operating environment. “We saved over $4000 in up-front costs…
Cloud Types Explained

Cloud Types Explained

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Cloud computing is a style of technology in which data, I.T. resources, and applications are streamed to users "as services" delivered over the Internet. The key benefits of the cloud computing model include self-service, cost-savings,…
Cloud Hosting Concept Explained

Cloud Hosting Concept Explained

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Cloud computing, and cloud hosting in particular, is perhaps one of the biggest developments in the technology sector since the invention of the Internet in the latter part of the 20th Century. Many analysts predict…
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