How Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) works Business-process-as-a-service (BPaaS) is a relatively new concept. It mixes Business Process Management (BPM) with one or more aspects of cloud deployment: SaaS, IaaS, or PaaS. What is Business Process Management? Business process management is an approach that aims to make a company’s workflow more effective, efficient and adaptable to new developments. This kind of workflow enables businesses to be more flexible and to decrease their spending. Traditional Business Process Management Systems (BPMS) integrate business processes and keep track of running instances of these processes. A BPMS coordinates the execution of a business
Putting the Service Back in “as-a-Service” The future of cloud computing has often been framed as being a debate between private vs. public clouds, with each model having its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of cost-effectiveness, control and security. The debate should instead focus on what each model can borrow from the other to deliver the most efficient, scalable and flexible service possible. When deploying a private cloud, system administrators should take a page from public clouds by focusing on the overall services their private cloud is providing. When designing and implementing a private cloud, enterprises need to focus
Cloud Velocity: Automate Critical Infrastructure Processes Cloud integration into a hybrid cloud has always been a hotly debated topic between the IT professional proposing the move and the executive, who has his hide on the line, tasked to evaluate and approve it. There are definitely a lot of pitfalls and drawbacks if the plan is not very well thought of. But even then, some services and functions that would have made those cloud integration plans work may not have been available at the time of planning. According to Greg Ness, VP Marketing, Cloud Velocity http://www.cloudvelocity.com/high-velocity-cloud, the biggest barrier to a true hybrid cloud
Scalability, Simplicity and Velocity on the Cards of IBM’s New PureSystems Upgrade Last week, International Business Machines (IBM) had rolled out an upgrade of its PureSystems in a push towards handling gargantuan terabytes of data with an ease and scalability not apparent in the previous edition. The team behind the upgrade has given a green light that the capacity for rummaging through major big data projects, like in stock exchanges, will seem like a walk in the park. The major limb of the new product is the PureData System for Analytics, which is a marvelous offering for compiling information as
The Cloud Is Raining Smart Phones I resisted getting my first cell phone for as long as I could, but finally broke down and got one for use while driving- at the time I was living and working in the Seattle area and my family was a six hour drive away in Eastern Oregon. When you are pulling that kind of mileage two or three times a month, you learn that pulling over to find a phone booth is a time killing inconvenience. Beyond Land Line Replacement Still, even though my provider was happy to upgrade my phone every couple
Free File and Video Hosting For Small Business Are you looking for a way to store, share, or retrieve your data at any time, from anywhere on the web? Do you want to host video or other files on your websites fast and easy for free? Now you can do it yourself with cloud computing. With the ability to share and host video, cloud computing gives you, your website or anyone you desire a reliable, secure, and fast access to video, pictures, files and other content. When you use cloud computing to host your online data it will maximize benefits and pass those
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Disaster Recovery 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.
Tips In Choosing Disaster Recovery Solutions Remember the story of the legendary passenger ship the Titanic? It was said to be unsinkable and yet on its first voyage in April of 1912, it sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic after an encounter with an iceberg. It may be over a hundred years later, but “infallible” products still cease to exist. This holds especially true with computers – the overall complexity of one of today’s simple laptop computers is arguably as complex as the human body. Unless proper care is maintained of computer systems, a failure can cripple an