Cloud Predictions for the New Year Making predictions for the coming year has become a time-honored tradition in the tech field, so I thought we’d have a little fun with it here at CloudTweaks by predicting what’s not going to happen. 1. Amazon won’t continue to be synonymous with the cloud. EC2 and S3 are popular and established, but they’re seeing mounting competition from Microsoft, Google, HP, IBM, telcoms, and a number of smaller providers. Plus, Amazon seems far more interested in devices and apps lately — as it should be. 2. Apple won’t be successful in the cloud. The
Cloud Infographic: Avoid Outrageous Mobile Data Expenses Cloud computing has impacted the telecommunications industry across crucial fronts and now is in the process of amply changing its ecosystem. As telecommunication architectures move towards a more cloud-oriented structure, there will be more demand on self-services. This is even more significant in the mobile telecoms where people are now basically utilizing the cloud as the processing power unit for their mobile devices, turning them into high performance utility tools. Continue Reading Be Careful Avoid Outrageous International Mobile Data Rates It would cost about $250 to email a photo to 3 family members from Brazil?
Cloud Computing Trends Of 2012 This year, the winds of change have blown the cloud to a higher level. Studies predict that cloud computing will be on the rise for some a long period of time and that it will be a major source of revenue and employment globally by 2015. Industry experts also say that ultimately everything will be in the cloud, including migrating all physical hardware, software, platforms, services and processing. There is no question that cloud computing evolved enormously this year. In 2012, we’ve seen: Increased confidence in cloud for mission-critical applications, according to the second annual Future
Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: Elastoffice …Emancipate Office Administration and Filing Work on C9 Cloud, Says ElastOffice Elastoffice(EO) launched its business operations in mid-2011 in Hungary, but had already conceptualized and made feasible business commitments towards this realization half a decade before. This qualifies the startup as one of the European Rising Stars in a cloud startup sense. It also qualified for the recent prestigious EuroCloud award ceremony at the heart of Europe. The company specializes in office administration software solutions, using the Cloud C9 as the business and data storage reservoir. It also leverages on day-to-day office paper
Cloud Infographic: 2012 Internet & Mobile Trends Two major trends transforming industries today – mobile and cloud – are acting as catalysts for a renewed focus on this critical area of security. As mobile devices proliferate at a staggering pace, enterprises see a rich new channel through which to reach customers. Enterprises are also realizing that a much larger set of employees want to use mobile devices – which can enhance individual productivity as well as generate business value. We’re in the BYOD era, where secure access to enterprise resources is key for all mobile deployments. Continue Reading Source: BackgroundCheck.org
Week In Review: December 17th, 2012 Cloud News on the Cloud This week the Christmas spirit visited Microsoft who won a partnership with NORAD to track Santa and Facebook as delivered an improved app to Android users. Google has finally developed a celebrated Maps app for iOS users and we are starting to see a new war between internet browsers. The Internet Browser Wars Have Started Again According to the New York Times a new internet browser war has been brewing for quite some time and it may very well outmatch the one that has been waged between Internet Explorer and Netscape back in
Collaboration Cloud: Improving Workforce Delivery through Telemetric Technology In an age where the Internet is a free-for-all medium of communication, a data networking channel and a data base par excellence, it is inevitable that everyone has ever worried about privacy. Ironically, new technologies like collaboration cloud use methods that, for the uninitiated, may seem to breach on that very privacy. One example is workforce delivery software that employs telemetric technology to enhance collaboration, exchange notes and analytically mine data between office departments. Further from sending a shiver down the spine of the office worker who may fear that the boss
IT as a Service Emerges As The Most Tangible Trend In Cloud Computing The face of the way people always approached their technical computer hitches might change if this has not occurred already. The latest trends showcase changes sweeping across the sector that are overthrowing IT staff in favor of data centers and end-users. This is largely motivated by the fact that IT as a Service has gained a foothold in most hosting platforms. This is a shortcut that gives the consumers the ability to supervise and even determine the price they remit for receiving Information Systems updates. Unlike other