The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Adopted 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.
Cloud Infographic: Big Data and The Future Of Healthcare The healthcare industry has been making its move toward technology, putting iPads and tablets into the hands of healthcare professionals and now, the latest big move has been adopting the concept of cloud computing to organize, share data and protect patient information and healthcare data from being tampered with or lost. Some might be wondering why medical professionals have waited this long to “hop on the cloud.” Perhaps the healthcare industry wasn’t ready before but they are definitely ready now…Continue Reading Infographic Source: InsuranceQuotes.org
The US Department of Energy is Finally Embracing Cloud Technology A new DOE paper explains how national labs can migrate to the cloud without compromising security. I’m sure it won’t come as a shock to anyone in the tech industry (or outside it for that matter) that the US government can be slow to adopt new ideas, but the DOE recently released a paper pushing all of its national labs to embrace cloud technology whenever possible. The white paper, titled Department of Energy National Laboratories and Plants: Leadership in Cloud Computing, actually puts national labs like Fermi Lab and Lawrence Livermore in the position of
What John Smith Thinks of Cloud Computing: A Big ‘Ol Warehouse The cloud computing paradigm has advanced the field of computing by leaps and bounds and has allowed businesses of all kinds to adapt to an ever changing environment of business needs and consumer demands. Indeed the path to here has never been a paved road, no new way of thinking has ever really gone smoothly at first, but it is here now, fully embraced and making our world a better one be it behind the scenes and away from the attention of the masses. Cloud computing was slow to start with many “nay
Smyform Closes Strategic Investment From Second Century Ventures Deal Includes Financing and a Strategic Partnership from the Venture Capital Fund of the National Association of REALTORS® Seattle, Wash. – January 16, 2013 – Symform, a revolutionary, distributed cloud backup service, today welcomed Second Century Ventures (SCV), the venture capital fund of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), as a strategic investor in the company. SCV joined Symform’s $11 million Series B round of funding from 2012, which included financing from Longworth Venture Partners, OVP Venture Partners, and WestRiver Capital. “Second Century Ventures is committed to identifying and helping develop technology
Making Cloud Adoption in China a Reality (In Spite of Data Privacy and State “Secret” Laws) Cloud computing has become a hot growth area in China, driven by both large-scale government initiatives and private investment. However, as alluring as the cloud is in China, for foreign firms trying to do business there, the uncertain legal environment can create a number of serious challenges. Comprehensive, national regulations on data privacy remain in the draft stage, so for now, data privacy rules are “vague” and are often at the mercy of government interpretation. The legal framework for cloud services is flexible to
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Cloud Infographic: Data Breach Review The Weaponization of the Cloud Whenever humans invent a new technology, someone is always quick to turn it into a weapon. If anyone thought the Internet and cloud computing might be different, they were wrong. Even with something so abstract as pure information, militaries and cyberterrorists have learned how to turn the cloud into a weapon. Continue Reading Included below is an interesting 2012 study by Verizon called Data Breach Review. Infographic Source: PraetorianGuard