Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Misconceptions About The USA Patriot Act and Data Security in the Cloud Sector

This blog post speaks about the misconceptions people are having about the USA Patriot Act and Data Security, especially in the cloud sector.

Since the cloud computing technology has emerged it has changed our life in many different ways. Unlike the old days, now we don’t have to stick to the same computer system to access the data and application on Web. The cloud computing has offered a unique way through which people can access applications and upload, download any data from anywhere, anytime and using any device supporting an Internet connection. read more

No Cloud Without Virtualization – Benefits of Virtualization with Cloud Computing to Businesses

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Benefits of a Well Planned Virtualization with Cloud Computing for Businesses

One of the biggest challenges the IT departments are facing today is to keep up their work environment. This is due to the need to maintain the IT infrastructure to be able to meet the current demand for services and applications, and also to ensure that in the critical situations of the company they are able to resume normal activities quickly. And here is where the big problem appears.

Many of the IT departments are working on their physical limit, logical and economical. Their budget is very small and grows on average of 1% a year, while managing the complexity grows at an exponential rate. IT has been viewed as a real cost center and not as an investment, as I have observed in most of the companies. read more

Cloud Computing Integration with Existing Infrastructure

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Bridges with SI companies (systems Integrator) can be established through cloud computing. Various systems allow interconnecting with very secure applications that are already installed in the SI companies with applications hosted on cloud computing platforms.

This interconnection between the client and the solution addresses the following aspects:

Integrated Authentication of users: users must authenticate the same way they are used to with application while accessing applications hosted on cloud platforms. For this, SSO (single sign-On) solutions and identify services can be implemented within the company or through SAAS solutions. read more

Cloud computing principles and paradigms

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These days you will find many IT technology press releases that suggests the cloud solutions. Many solutions are indeed on this concept, including mobility, social networks, management of personal data, etc.… But still its many terms are unclear. The purpose of this article is to demystify the concept of cloud computing by explaining some of these implementations: Iaas, PaaS, SaaS.

IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

Cloud computing offers a model for on-demand access to share computing resources, configurable networks, servers, storage, applications and services which can be rapidly provisioned. The idea is to provide a flawless data processing capacity. read more

How to Successfully Migrate into the Cloud?

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Cloud computing also often called as utility model in the cloud is gradually ascending the steps. According to IDC, a turning point in terms of its adoption by organizations was with 29% of companies that had adopted this model in the year 2012 and around 54% companies will adopt it in the year 2013.

There is no doubt that the economic context will always remain one of the main drivers of this model. Cloud computing allows companies to be much more agile in their business, gain speed when implementing the projects, minimize risks by eliminating upfront investments in IT and long-term contractual relationships, as well as ensure the capacity to adapt to the market needs. This allows companies to better face the future competitive conditions than the traditional model. read more

Clouds Future By 2015 : A Gartner Prediction and Its Interpretation

The term ‘Cloud’ isn’t new to anyone anymore. Neither has it remained new within the IT Industry. Rather it’s one of the most trending terms over the Internet today. The technology that was thought to be, was a couple of dedicated servers connected together within a single network, which resulted in the pooling of resources together. But today it has out-grown its core concept and has now evolved into a technology for just about everything. Where it was initially considered to be an IaaS & PaaS, now it’s SaaS, BYOD, Cloud of SAP, Cloud for ERP, Cloud for Storage and what not. read more

Advantages of Hosting an ERP in the Cloud

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What is an ERP System?

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a business management system, which is gaining a great value in industry especially with small medium enterprises (SMEs). Enterprises require planning, resource allocation, and project goals in order to achieve success. The ERP software plays a very crucial role in driving businesses towards success. Its most important benefits to businesses is the integration, automation, and ability of creating processes that simply allow companies to know how efficiently they are working. read more

Does Cloud Hosting Really Help with Mobile Banking Security?

Today, mobility plays a significant role in the growth of many sectors, may it be the health, education, tourism or IT sector. Day-by-day as the new technologies like cloud computing are emerging, more people are traction by it. With the help of emerging technologies banks worldwide are now able to offer home-based online banking and mobile banking services, providing customers with a handier manner to manage their banking transaction, saving their precious time, while at the same time improving efficiency and the quality of service. read more

The Three levels of Cloud Computing : IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

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The cloud computing can be divided into three levels depending on the services offered by providers. From the innermost level to the outermost Cloud hosting services include: Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service. A brief description of each of these levels:

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS – Infrastructure as a Service)

“Infrastructure as a Service is a provision model in which an organization placed ‘outside’ the equipment used to support operations, this includes information storage, hardware, servers and networking components. Service provider. IaaS is sometimes also referred to as Hardware as a Service or HaaS “ read more

Basics of Web Hosting in the Cloud.

With the quick rise in Cloud Computing use cases and user interest it wasn’t unusual for hosting to be done in the cloud as well. All the benefits of the cloud platform like flexibility, scalability and on-demand resources can be applied effectively to web hosting services and make it a much better alternative to traditional services.

To understand this better, we first look at what cloud computing is? Cloud Computing is the cluster of computers or servers clubbed together and the resources are offered in virtualized portions as requested by the users. This is supplied over the internet under the software as a service (SaaS) model of cloud computing. read more