Survey highlights feelings about cloud computing

Survey highlights feelings about cloud computing

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With cloud computing now such a hot topic, it is natural that the security of the cloud is called into question too. CA Technologies and the Ponemon Institute, an independent research company, have recently looked…
Netflix Offers $100,000 Prize to Cloud Developers

Netflix Offers $100,000 Prize to Cloud Developers

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Computing is one of the fastest moving industries in the entire world, and unlike cutting-edge manufacturing or scientific research, developments in computing are often way ahead of what is available to market. Development in the…
KPMG Report Surge in Data Loss

KPMG Report Surge in Data Loss

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We’ve all had that heart-stopping moment when the screen goes black or that server just vanishes and we fear for the worst. Data loss seems to becoming more and more of a problem in our…
16GB: the magic number for storage?

16GB: the magic number for storage?

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There was a time when mobile devices relied solely on the memory that came with the device or was added by a memory card to store data, but those days are gone. Research now suggests…
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Five Benefits of Cloud Hosting for Web Developers

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Cloud computing, and private cloud hosting in particular, is one of the latest technological trends organizations are adopting. Private cloud hosting closely resembles the local access networks model that many organizations relied on in the…
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Five Pitfalls of Using Cloud Hosting for Web developers

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The origins of cloud hosting can be traced back to the origins of the individual components of cloud hosting infrastructure. This is according to Gall's Law: A complex system that works is invariably found to…
The Myths of Cloud Computing

The Myths of Cloud Computing

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The idea of cloud computing can be difficult to get your head around and it’s usually only confused by the jargon that flies around the industry. Because you can’t physically see a cloud system and…
Cloud Hosting Your Database

Cloud Hosting Your Database

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Companies that need to host large amounts of data, particularly if that data is confidential, often have real difficulties managing and securing it. Bulky self-managed servers sometimes just don’t do the job; they’re bulky, expensive…
Councils prefer cloud computing

Councils prefer cloud computing

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Cloud computing seems to be really taking off in many different settings, with a recent poll by web developers Eduserv finding that out of the 139 council authorities questioned, 57.3% now use cloud computing as…
Schools Ahead Of Business In Cloud Computing

Schools Ahead Of Business In Cloud Computing

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A recent US study has shown that 40 percent of US schools are using the cloud for storage, but also for other applications too. These include conferencing, cloud collaboration and productivity tools. It turns out…
The Chromebook Pixel: A Cloud Revolution!

The Chromebook Pixel: A Cloud Revolution!

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Many of you would have heard of Chromebooks, a primary rival of the cheap £200-300 windows netbooks. They are designed to be used for internet computing and therefore meant to be online most of the…
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