Film and The Cloud So how are cloud companies and film companies working together, and what’s new? Let’s find out. Did you know that Channel 4, PBS, Fox Entertainment Group and many more media companies all use Amazon’s public cloud service? Of course Amazon with it’s billions behind it will be at the forefront of cloud technology. Which didn’t stop it going down of course. Amazon AWS was the reason Netflix dropped offline in June after a power outage at Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud, in North Virginia, made services go offline. Amazon Instant did not go offline though. Silver lining
Big Data Infographic: The 2012 London Summer Games Recent years have seen a lot of development in the cloud computing sphere. Big data is believed by many to be here to stay, and a lot of real investment is touted to happen in this particular area. Such a trend is quite exciting, as new, better and more powerful infrastructure will be needed to support all this. So, a lot of further development is on the way to accommodate these computing perimeters. Continue Reading Lets take a closer look at the global scale of Big Data and how it was utilized at The
Consumer Cloud: Problem in the Business Model Today, consumers behaviour is quite different from what it used to be a few years ago, especially when the concern at hand is technology, and that too cloud technology. Having been dependent on cloud technology for more than a few years in line, consumers have opted to be at the mercy of their providers more than ever before. Consumers are therefore more bent on accepting their human resource and security practices more blindly than they used to do a few years ago. The problem has been largely attributed to the increased dependence on cloud as a service or software
Dropbox Leads the Way in Cloud Storage Most cloud service startups rely on newer and more appealing technology than the bigger guys. When a big IT corporation like Google releases its own cloud storage similar to that of a startup cloud service, those smaller cloud service providers tend to disappear in the dust. The industry, however, has definitely changed. Dropbox, a startup cloud service provider, has been leading the way in cloud storage and has kept up with the big guys, including Google’s newest cloud service. Enter Google Drive In April 2012, Google released the long-awaited Drive cloud storage service.
An Enterprise’s Move To The Cloud – An Architectural Perspective The cloud is not just some virtual server in the sky where one can just pick up an application and throw it in, consequently getting all the benefits associated with the app. The dare in this situation is that an enterprise has to re-architect its existing applications to fit the cloud in a way that maximum value can be mined from it. Placing a cloud into a broader context of an enterprise’s IT environment is the biggest issue, which is almost always overlooked. Business objectives, which point to missions and
Cloudability, The Mint.com For Cloud Storage Cloud storage is not just a place where a company or individual stuffs their files; it also creates a more functional business plan. For most business owners, their IT budget is sloppy and unclear. Enter Cloudability. This new company markets itself as the “Mint.com for cloud storage” since it monitors a company’s cloud computing spending, rather than storing the actual files. Does Cloudability Really Serve a Purpose? Many traditional business owners would look at the idea of Cloudability and dismiss it, but according to the beta statistics from Cloudability’s release in November 2011, Cloudability
Developing Economies in Love with Cloud Computing The Business Software Alliance, in a recent research study, has reported that time is ripe for the cloud computing service providers to make a lasting impact particularly in budding economies via free as well as paid offerings, but at the same time the malicious lot amongst the beneficiaries is more probable to share user-identification specifics, rendering license misuse inevitable in some cases. The research findings are an outcome of mutual collaboration between Business Software Alliance and Ipsos Public Affairs. BSA and IPA collectively covered about 15,000 end users in roughly 33 different countries,