New White Papers Provided By CA Technologies The Best of Both Worlds: The Hybrid Cloud To handle the demands of modern business, CIOs must manage their internal data centers more effectively and learn how to leverage public cloud resources. The solution: a hybrid cloud strategy facilitated by a dynamic data center. Who knew that a video marketing campaign featuring a donkey, a baby and a bunch of helium balloons would catch fire, going viral after ending up on YouTube and driving an unprecedented amount of traffic to your company’s Web site? Hats off to the marketing folks, but are you
How To Select The Right Cloud Service This autumn and winter have been rich with opportunities to discuss cloud strategies with many different audiences; from CIO’s to CFO’s and LCA’s. I have experienced a big demand for clarifications on the question(s): What can I put in the cloud and what´s in it for me? I put together a recent blog post on cloudadvisor.se which I’d like to share with you. I will start with the “What” part… IaaS-scenario When you are considering Infrastructure as a Service there are some clear areas that are suitable: Seasonal peaks in IT demand makes
Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites in less than 5 minutes. WordPress is the most popular CMS system in the world due to rich features, plug-in selection and unlimited customization. It also works very well in conjunction with RackSpace Cloud Sites. Here is a very quick and easy installation tutorial showing you the steps in order to setup WordPress into RackSpace Cloud Sites. One Important Note: Make sure that your wp-config.php file in your WordPress Folder is configured to point to your database.
Google Apps Part IV: Google Apps Administration For the Administrators, Google Apps is easy to set-up, deploy and manage. Administrators can set-up Google Apps for any new domain or existing domain; either create a new mail set-up or migrate the existing set-up. For those migrating from Microsoft Exchange, there is a migration tool which can migrate email, contacts and calendar data from on-premise and hosted Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps, whether you have just a few users or tens of thousands. You can also migrate data from PST files and IMAP servers (Novell GroupWise or Gmail) using this tool. Perform
How to Setup WordPress blog on Rackspace: Rackspace is a cloud based web hosting application. You can host your blogs on Rackspace using WordPress, the most used and popular CMS blogging application tool on the market. Some Easy Steps to Follow You need to follow these steps to upload your blog files into the Rackspace cloud: 1. Open the Rackspace web application and Click on Hosting under Control Panel. 2. Choose web sites from the list of test sites, in case you haven’t created any test sites, you better create one before starting WordPress setup. 3. It will show the
How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service SNS (Simple Notification Service) is one of the major web services provided by Amazon. As the name suggests, it is a web service used to send notifications over cloud network without having any hardware and software specifications. Specially designed for developers, this service is highly scalable, flexible and cost effective. Since it is a PAYG service; user has to pay only for the data he uses to transfer. The rates are predefined and you can choose the plan according to your need and convenience. Amazon Simple Notification Service is very useful for the
Amazon–EC2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud) is a leading cloud Service provider. You can use this service to do your cloud computing tasks. The web service provided by Amazon enables you to access cloud network without having your own set of hardware. It is a PAYG (Pay As You Go) service which means you need to pay for the service as you use them. You have to setup an account before using Amazon web services and access cloud network. The following steps illustrate how to setup an Amazon-EC2 account: Open the Amazon Web Services site using following URL http://aws.amazone.comTo create a
Cloud computing is still not mature enough to give a final verdict about its usability. However, there is no doubt that there is a constant paradigm shift to cloud based computing. Before you shift your business or infrastructure to cloud based technology, you must learn some of the basic concepts about cloud-based technology, about its working and what are its pros and cons. Below are some frequently asked questions about this latest technology. 1. What does cloud-based computing really mean? Cloud-based computing is basically a service and solution providing technique in which companies get all the business solutions and most