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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

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

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

What is the Difference between Cloud and Virtualization?

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Though cloud & virtualization are the buzzing words in the industry, however, still there are many people are who are still confuse about the concepts of cloud and virtualization. They are still not sure about the differences between both of them.

The concept of cloud hosting and virtualization is very common today. Most of the times people tend to link them with same things. However, the truth is that, both the concepts are different.

The virtualization is an new  IT model that has an ability to separate the core computing functions and technology implementations from the physical hardware of a dedicated server. While, the cloud is a service where computing resources, software’s or data as a service are shared via the Internet as completely opposed to virtualization, which is a part of a physical infrastructure. read more

Tips to Protect Your Smartphone Data

Tips to Protect Your Smartphone Data

The following article offers you effective tips and important measures you should take in order to protect your smartphone data.

Update Your Device Constantly

You should always keep the devices updated. This way, you can avoid security flaws that are correcting the manufacturers with new versions.

Avoid Unauthorized Software Modifications

Try to prevent unauthorized software modifications in your smartphone. Using original software guarantees you greater confidence in your device. Try to avoid “Rooting Android” and “Jailbreak” in iPhone). read more