Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012 – Nektoon AG ……Nektoon AG: The Take-it-all Elastic Notebook? Nekton AG is a Swiss startup that operates under its trademark of the Memonic website. Its repertoire of products combines note taking-based and bookmarking-formulated software, syncing all into a cloud environment. The program helps to attach, mark, clip and save pictures, wordings, passages and edits on any authorized piece of literature or art on the web. It might sound an easy account but it takes a bookmarking wizard to isolate the mumbo-jumbo that the World Wide Web serves its surfers, everyday. One also needs high
Overview: Leostream Cloud Desktops Leostream Cloud Desktops offers users a full personal-desktop-computer experience that is accessible on most modern browsers on any platform. Providing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure/Interface (VDI) for businesses, it is easily accessible and has no problems that plague traditional hardware platforms. The product is primarily focused on delivering scalable cloud-computing solutions to businesses. Leostream, a company started in 2002, is better known for connection brokering services. The Cloud Desktops is the newest addition of the company. The Cloud Desktop is very easy to set up. There is a free trial period that does not require a user to
Cloud Search: Amazon’s New Role for the A9 Search Engine Search is perhaps the most popular application on the Internet, and in this Google reigns supreme. So influential is Google in this field that the word “googling” has entered the popular lexicon as a synonym for online search, in the same way that brand names like Xerox and Kleenex are synonymous with photocopying and sanitary wipes. Yes, Yahoo and Bing do get a substantial share of the traffic, but I’ve never heard people say, “Bing it” or “Yahoo it.” On the other hand, “Google it” is something I hear often.
To The Cloud: A Book Review When I picked up this book written by three senior Microsoft employees Pankaj Arora, Raj Biyani and Salil Dave, the first thing that struck me was its size, or rather the lack of it. This is no heavy tome extolling the virtues of cloud computing, but a brief yet clear look at the technology over 120-odd pages divided into four chapters. Now, you would expect most books explaining a new technology to be a bit larger, but considering the target audience – the busy, yet informed Chief Information Officer (CIO), as is mentioned in
And the Cloud Computing Grammy Goes To… Plaudits en masse for Adele, who swept last Sunday’s Grammy awards with six golden trophies — a huge honor that even your grandmother likely saw coming from fifty miles away. The prodigious vocal titan ignited an international musical movement that managed to sweep both average Joe pop lovers and obnoxious highbrows off their feet with equal adoration. She came to stand for actual God-given talent coupled with an uncanny ear for searing lyrics that zap the heart directly, and nothing but a night of receiving gong after gong could more appropriately award the
Battle of the Document Cloud Apps: Google Docs, Apple iWorks…Which One Truly Reigns? Throughout the 1990s, 2000s, and today, Microsoft Word has served as the final word in applications designed to maximize the efficiency and output of both businesses and individual computer users regarding their documents. Attempts to unseat its status as the number-one program of its kind have been largely futile. Many an erstwhile competitor has been outdone by the thorough richness and ease of use inherent to Word and the other members of the Microsoft Office family, such as Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Both the computing industry and