Tag Archives: Cloud Computing

Everyone wants to be in the cloud

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Since executives from Google and Microsoft talked about cloud computing in the first half of this year, it began a frantic race to see who is ahead with cloud computing services. All the great players that we know of already have their own cloud solution. And even with the brand name, they strategically designed and promoted their solutions to make their grip on market stronger.

  • Google App Engine
  • AT&T Synaptic Hosting
  • Elastra Elastic Cloud computing
  • eNlight Cloud services
  • HP, Intel and Yahoo – Cloud computing Test Bed – Consortium initially brings together Intel 6000 color processing

Microsoft itself announced their Windows Azure platform, on 27/10/2008 the version of the operating system for the new technology that seems to be the fad of the hour, but a strong trend. The Microsoft is offering its own structure to host third party. read more

Cloud computing – Is this the way the IT industry is headed?

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Will cloud computing solutions replace the dedicated server hosting? Well this question you might have seen on many websites and it is obvious because everyone is talking about it as more companies’ even start-ups are using or willing to use cloud solutions. So is this the way the IT industry is headed?

In my personal opinion – NO

Most of the authors’ opinions are actually based on Gartner’s predictions; a leading technology research company. If you read articles based on their research you will see a massive amount of companies are shifting from dedicated servers to cloud computing. But there are certain applications and use cases that will require dedicated hardware for a while, for example banking systems. read more

Top Advantages of Cloud Server Hosting.

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Top Advantages of Cloud Server Hosting

There are various benefits that a business can experience when it moves to cloud computing. Here we list some of the major advantages that one can have by moving to the cloud.

1. Reduces Investment

When you have all your data on the cloud the need to maintain your own IT infrastructure is minimal. You can save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on hardware, software and other equipments. The need for storage comes down to a minimum when you store most of your data on the cloud.

2. Low Cost of Operation read more

Cloud computing – sometimes yes, and sometimes no

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All studies and key informant interviews with countless suppliers and others demonstrated the phenomenon of cloud computing which is just out of the starting blocks, so sometimes hesitant, sometimes bewildering, but everyone agrees that it will profoundly change the way we use IT.

Ask ten people a definition of cloud computing and you will get ten different answers. Cloud computing is becoming a phenomenon in which many have not even passed the trend. In a recent European study by, it appeared that nearly 75% of companies are still not convinced of the usefulness of the cloud, while 17% see it is as a technology trend destined to a short life. A mere 11% believe it has an evolution in hosting which is durable. read more

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

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

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