Unmasking Cloud Computing People in the Information Technology industry know a lot about cloud computing. However, those not part of the industry, primarily the target market, do have a lot of questions regarding the technology. In fact, a lot of them are surely confused about what cloud really is. Cloud computing is not really a new concept. It is just a different approach to making available IT services which tap the ever increasing power of virtualization technologies and servers which can provide huge computing pools and segregate a single server into various virtual machines which be used on demand. A
The Great Cloud Race: HP Battles Amazon (and IBM) For Tech Supremacy The cloud’s ongoing growth has in-the-know tech experts watching its progress with proud, loving eyes. Yet as with any burgeoning development, it’s taken time for cloud computing to be fully embraced by the establishment — to wit, major companies such as Google and Amazon. Many a new company has introduced itself to the tech world via some application or program that flaunts cloud’s best side. Recent developments have now revealed bigwig tech corporations now getting in on the cloud as a way to make a mark on futurity.
Important Features of Cloud Computing Since the inception of Information Technology, it has played an important part in ensuring that companies and businesses run smoothly. Information Technology has provided various types of services which are secure, reliable, and available every time. In order to obtain the highest quality cloud computing, business owners have turned to its characteristics and features in order to acquire this service. Cloud computing has become attractive to end users and customers because of these salient characteristics. A key characteristic of cloud computing is its quick scalability. Upgrades and changes to the services are done instantaneously and
Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed on Leap Year All of us will remember the fears associated with the Y2K problem, where computers’ inability to distinguish between the years 1900 and 2000 was supposed to create a slew of problems. Although problems were never as severe as some doomsday prophets predicted, often due to precautionary measures, there were some incidents that did affect normal life. Now, it seems that another date problem is to blame for Microsoft’s cloud outage late last month. 28 February saw Azure customers facing problems throughout the globe. According to Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet, “Azure problems began with an outage in the Windows
Cloud Computing and Why Educational Sectors Need to Modernize Cloud computing has been one of the hottest trends today. Basically, in the world of business, cloud computing has been seen as something that is highly beneficial. In fact, to say that it is beneficial is largely an underestimation. After all, modern day businesses will not be able to compete and they will not be able to keep up with the dynamism of the world if they do not make use of the latest in digital and internet technology which includes cloud computing. The education sector is one of the sectors
New Cisco Unified Computing System Innovations Help Customers Build Clouds, Deploy Business Applications Faster Additions to Cisco Unified Computing System portfolio quadruple memory capacity, double switching capacity and simplify management for large-scale UCS deployments SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 8, 2012 – IT organizations today are striving to establish data centers that support virtualization and cloud computing to become more competitive and agile, reduce the cost of physical infrastructure, and support the demands of data growth and Big Data analytics. Cisco today announced innovations across the Cisco Unified Computing System™ to deliver a third-generation fabric computing platform– which integrates network, compute, virtualization and management– to address these challenges and help
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