The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Metcalf By David Fletcher Our comic collection has simply taken the light side of cloud computing to a whole new level. So after a long day’s work in the cloud, you can stop by our comic library for that much deserved moment of fun before you call it a day. Review the full library For the reuse of our CloudTweaks comic images for print, web or related, please contact us regarding.
Five Free Information Assets for the Cloud Enthusiast “One cannot resist an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo (1802-1885), iconic French poet and writer. While we here at CloudTweaks would certainly describe cloud computing as “an idea whose time has come,” but the fact remains not every organization is equally ready for the shift to the cloud. This is where EMC’s Cloud Readiness Flight Check – “an online channel focused tool which encourages prospects to assess how ready they are for the Cloud” – comes in. Take a look at this implementation guide for an introduction to this useful
Cloud Communication Tools – Part II In one of my latest articles, I talked about cloud based social and communication tools that help organizations improve their performance and I mentioned some of these tools that SMBs should be focusing on: voice, email, collaboration, online backup, mobility and security. In this article, I would like to bring to your attention other tools that increase availability, flexibility and scalability for your organization. Here are some cloud tools to look at for companies wanting to operate at maximum productivity and efficiency: Fax. I know it may sound like prehistoric times, but fax’s are still being sent and received. Instead
Past, Present and Future: Cloud Computing in Three Minutes Perhaps the most interesting thing about the cloud is just how fluffy it really is. Recent news indicates that it has finally gone mainsteam. Yet at the same time, most people are still not quite clear on what the cloud really is. To get a better understanding, here’s a three-minute summary of where the clouds came from and where they are heading. Looking at the roots of the cloud computing movement, it all really started in the late ‘90s when companies with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model started surfacing. Perhaps the most well known pioneer is Salesforce.com,
Cloud Business Integration: What Service Providers are Doing to Penetrate the Enterprise Market A lot of cloud services began their lives in the consumer market and offered services for the individual rather than the Enterprise business. They offer free subscriptions and use for certain small amounts of resources as a preview of their capabilities. But the problem is that most individual users do not really need a lot of resources from the cloud unless they are running their own business online and so may need more. But the truth is no matter how big the consumer market is, and hence the number
Four Free Information Assets for the Healthcare CIO “He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.” – Ancient proverb. Even in difficult times, one industry continues to prosper – healthcare. With an ageing population which has high spending power, the growth in healthcare is not unexpected. And like many other industries, healthcare depends heavily on technology for success. From maintaining patient EMRs (Electronic Medical Records) to credentialing doctors, technology permeates every section of the modern healthcare industry. However, healthcare is held to a higher standard than any other industry on matters of information security, as