Recommended Article By Roger Grimes of InfoWorld Cloud computing represents a major shift in the way you do IT security, so you’d best bone up in the name of job security People still come up to me claiming that cloud computing is nothing but network computing with a “10-dollar word” attached to it. They’re wrong, though: Cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in information technology, in myriad ways. If you’re a security admin — whether for applications or infrastructure — your job is going to change. There will be internal (private) and external (public) clouds that you will have to
Mobile Cloud Computing -The Future of The Mobile Industry These days cloud computing technology is being discussed just about everywhere. People are excited and curious to know more and more about this latest technology and about its working pros and cons. Cloud computing is usually viewed in the context of web, business firms, and data servers. But it is not only business companies and personal computer users which are going to feel its impact; it will bring a major change in the mobile industry as well. Cloud computing is going to dominate the way in which mobile applications will operate
Cloud-Based Email Archiving System to Help County Quickly Satisfy eDiscovery Requests (Press Release) Waltham, Mass., August 16, 2010 – Mimecast®, a unified email management company offering cloud-based email security, continuity, policy control and archiving, today announced that Florida’s Pasco County has teamed with Mimecast to move its email management systems to the cloud. With Mimecast, Pasco County will greatly improve the speed with which public record requests can be fulfilled. County email will now be quickly searchable and the eDiscovery process will be cut down to mere minutes, giving the County an easy, cost-effective way to fill public record requests.
Aug 16 (Reuters) – Dell Inc (DELL.O) said on Monday it plans to buy data storage company 3PAR Inc (PAR.N) for $18 per share in cash, or $1.15 billion, extending its storage product offering for cloud computing. The deal marks an 87 percent premium over 3PAR’s Friday closing price. It is expected to close by the end of the year, the companies said. Stay Tuned For Further Updates…
How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service SNS (Simple Notification Service) is one of the major web services provided by Amazon. As the name suggests, it is a web service used to send notifications over cloud network without having any hardware and software specifications. Specially designed for developers, this service is highly scalable, flexible and cost effective. Since it is a PAYG service; user has to pay only for the data he uses to transfer. The rates are predefined and you can choose the plan according to your need and convenience. Amazon Simple Notification Service is very useful for the
Cloud Computing And The Gaming Industry Cloud computing has a huge role to play in the video game industry in the near future. Applying cloud computing to video games is good not only for consumers, but for companies as well. This latest technique has solved many problems of the video game industry and has shown new horizons. Following are some problems which video games selling companies have been facing for years. Piracy There is a lot of piracy in video games. And in fact, many parts of the world with pirated games produce more business than the original games itself.
Leading Web search provider Google Inc and No 2 business software maker Oracle Corp are not usually viewed as business rivals. But a patent dispute between the two technology companies suggests they see each other as exactly that. Oracle, led by its brash Chief Executive Larry Ellison, filed a lawsuit on Thursday that accuses Google’s increasingly popular Android mobile technology of violating patents that protect Oracle’s Java software. The move pits two of Silicon Valley’s most successful companies against each other, as they expand beyond their traditional turfs in search of new growth opportunities. Oracle bought the Java programming language through
How quickly time goes by… Here is an article released the day after Amazon gave birth to its new cloud baby – The EC2. Much has changed since that time as many players have entered into the arena and many more lurking on the horizon. Private Cloud, Pubic Cloud and Hybrid Cloud have all entered into the fold. Where we will be in 4 years time will be interesting to see. One thing is for certain, “The Cloud” has grown into an evolving population and there are many adopters waiting in the wings. Here is part of the old Article