Cloud Infographic: Cloud Forecast Gartner speculated that the prevalent shift towards the cloud, primarily fuelled by the present-day end-user craving to store, share and access data on a multitude of devices, will lead to a jaw-dropping storage of an estimated one third of the total digital content onto the cloud some time by the end of 2016. Gartner pointed out that user content transferred to the cloud in the year 2011 alone accounted for about 7 percent of the total. This, however, is estimated to increase to a hefty 36 percent by 2016. Infographic Source: TrackVia
The Cloud Security Conundrum Security is always an issue whenever sensitive data is involved no matter what era it is; this was true during the time of the Greeks and it is true now. The problem, however, is compounded by an ever increasing complexity of technology and the sheer number of hands that have access or may gain access to that data in one way or another. There is a big piece of mind that a large metal box with equally large locks affords when it comes to security; the internet is the opposite. With millions of people having access to the internet and by
Software Overload: Containing The Cloudy Chaos There is little argument about whether business applications are useful in cutting costs and boosting profits. Even small businesses are at a serious disadvantage if they don’t make use of any. Most small businesses start out with simple accounting software and an office suite. As a business grows, it begins to incorporate more and more applications to suit the needs of a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) such as customer relationships managing, human resources, and shopping cart software, etc. On top of those, large businesses employ applications designed for business process management, enterprise resource
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Big Data 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.
The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Revolution Through The Cloud Business organizations have traditionally provided employees with all the required tools and equipment that they need to perform their jobs; this has been true for large organizations since people started, well, organizing. But for smaller organizations that do not have the money to provide their people with everything, the employees bring their own tools of the trade. This is also true for speciality trades like carving and carpentry or any crafting profession; though the shop might provide the tools, most craftsmen bring their own because they are more comfortable with them. At present, companies provide all employees with the tools,
Collaboration Solution: IBM CloudSmart Docs According to Ed Brill, director of product line management for Collaboration Solutions at IBM, the launching of CloudSmart Docs, IBM’s portfolio in the collaboration space is now complete. The solution is competitively priced, security-rich, reliable, flexible and extensible. IBM CloudSmart Docs challenges Google Docs and Microsoft 365 and includes similar applications to those included in its rivals offerings. IBM CloudSmart Docs provides the tools needed in order to help individuals and communities interact, form relationships, make decisions, accomplish work such as: online collaboration with people inside or outside your company, collaborative creation, editing, sharing of