Get Off Of My Cloud One of the main detractors of cloud computing for the uninitiated is security. With so many individuals having access to a service provider’s cloud, can there be a solid guarantee for any user that their information is safe? The top concerns when considering using a cloud service are: identity protection; privacy issues and data safeguards. The concept of identity protection encompasses two issues: user authentication and information encryption. When using a cloud computing service, the unique personal login information of every subscriber must be inaccessible to not only other subscribers, but also to intruders both
Cheap Laptops or Integrated Cloud Systems for Education? One of the most heated debates in many emerging economies and third-world countries is tying education to device ownership. The original mentality of NGO programs that use e-learning to support remote communities online is to provide over-the-counter laptops. These would normally have a face value of under a hundred dollars per machine. The schemes would even do away with Value Added Tax in the country of use. Now there is the integrated system that brings together a myriad of such devices in a classroom and makes them more than a mere local network.
Cloud Whitepaper: Bring Your Own Mobile Devices To School HP BYOD in Education Students and faculty are free to use personal mobile devices to access school resources while IT maintains control. Who should read this paper? School administrators, IT directors, security managers, and network managers should read this white paper to learn how HP Networking solutions simplify security and network access control to help schools make the most of bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives. In today’s educational environments, more and more students, guests, and faculty are bringing in their own Wi-Fi devices into the school’s network. This presents a
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Big Data Project By David Fletcher Our comic collection has simply taken the light side of cloud computing to a whole new level. After all, isn’t cloud computing a fun way to get things done. Doesn’t it simplify our lives? 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 comic images for print, web or related, please contact us regarding.
The Cloud: Focusing On Cloud Performance – Part 1 The cloud has established its presence with applications for individuals, groups, and small and medium businesses. As a result, independent software vendors who have peddled packaged applications to cater to business functions in different verticals for companies of size might be pondering over when it is right to transfer some key offerings to the cloud and transform themselves into cloud service vendors. Unlike small players who can leverage cloud platforms like Amazon or Google Apps, they may need to create their own or shared platforms to provide their services. This is
5 Cloud Course Teaching Platforms Though Cloud Computing has been in the offing for some years now, its inner core is still enshrouded in a cloak of mystery as people only see the surface. One of the more important sides of the service include the platform, which is useful for teaching the fundamentals of the technology that ties together all networks in a developing cloud. Though the platform is important for developing concepts and doing practical work, it is, however, still the best stepping stone for learning about the subject. This is because app-based platforms are always evolving. There have
What Cloud Service Providers Can Do To Accelerate Cloud Computing Uptake Cloud computing is a promising technology; however, uptake by businesses remains slow in some industries despite the many benefits of cloud computing. Productivity, lower costs, and efficiency are some of the open benefits of the cloud. Even so, some businesses will never come on board. How can cloud computing providers convince businesses to adopt their services? Close the cloud computing knowledge gap Apparently, very few people understand what cloud computing is. According to the results of a survey, less than 50 percent of the U.S. population knows what cloud