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PS4: Hype Or Reality The wait is finally finished; the release of the PS4 is this Thursday at midnight! Sony PS4 has had quite a bit of attention over the past few months all due to this cloud enhanced gaming console. The release is going to be an epic event for all gamers. Many cities across the United States have begun to have people converge into a line for the midnight release. Sony is hosting an event in New York and has extra PS4 games. It has many of the top game sites having countdown counters to the day of
Cloud Infographic – The State Of Enterprise Crowdsourcing Enterprise crowdsourcing leverages the human intelligence of the crowd to help organizations efficiently and accurately tackle their Big Data projects. From sentiment analysis and image moderation to customer record enrichment and content creation, businesses continue to find new ways to use the crowd. Included is a very useful and well designed infographic provided by CrowdFlower that helps explain how/who uses the crowd. Infographic Source: CrowdFlower
Online Data Backup an Essential and Efficient Solution to Any Business In this informative guide from InsideUp, the Online Data Backup Service information experts, you will read the advantages and disadvantages of remotely backing up your data and what type of service would best meet your needs. Whatever disaster may occur, whether human error, theft, fire, defective components, or a system crash, having a remote backup of all of your important information ensures that it is safe, secure and easily accessible. Online data backup services have become more affordable, and service providers abound. Many online backup vendors offer similar functionality,
Zero Distance: Getting Closer to the Customer With Cloud technology becoming more and more central and critical to the day-to-day operations of business, the need for clear guidance and understanding, both in technical terminology and customer service strategy is becoming greater than ever. Decision-makers are no longer allowed the time to review and digest new developments and trends over days and weeks, or to turn to focus groups for answers. Change happens now, and if a company is not fully on-board, a customer might just leave for the more up-to-date competitor across the street. This is the reason for a
Cloud capabilities: Xbox One Azure Azure cloud service will be available at Xbox One’s launch. Microsoft says that their new gaming console can offload some computations to the cloud in order to increase local power of the console. Xbox One games could be streamed live and shared via the cloud. Similar to its rival Sony, Microsoft also promises to integrate faster online multiplayer experience. Capabilities Regarding cloud capabilities, Xbox One has a clear advantage over PS4 due to the fact that Microsoft has been running the Azure cloud since 2010 for its enterprise users and already has Halo 4 multiplayer
What’s All the Software Defined Fuss About? Busting Myths from VMworld Talking with people at VMworld in San Francisco and Barcelona, it was clear that software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC) were a major area of focus for most businesses. These topics are vital to the evolution of virtualization and cloud infrastructure but media hype is already starting to distort the realities they present to the enterprise. SDN is the hottest technology buzz term in the industry right now. Most enterprises have already migrated to cloud and/or virtualized infrastructure and SDN is positioned as the next logical step
Signing on the Dotted Cloud One area where the virtual world of the cloud leads to a sense of discomfort has to do with signing documents and contracts. For centuries, the binding value of an agreement was based on an individuals capacity to sign his or her name at the bottom a visual and permanent testament to a persons consent to the terms of the agreement. Prior to the age of the fax machine, these documents were signed and then transported by courier or mail, but this changed once it became possible to enforce contracts based on a documents