Gartner Cloud Prediction Places US Top in Public Deployment Trying to predict the cloud market can easily be likened to attempting to look for sufficient, clean drinking water in the Atacama Desert. All the same Gartner tries its best to tear through the numbers and somehow comes up with facts and figures that shape up the kind of predictions that business professionals and leaders can rely on to position their strategies. For 2013, Gartner has come out, this time round focusing its lofty analytical eyes on the public cloud segment and concluding that it will scale up with a growth
Does The Cloud Actually Exist? Cloud Myths Recently we have come across an alarming trend amongst cloud computing clients. The problem stems from irresponsible behavior on the part of some Cloud Service providers in their blogs and on-line writings. This is perpetuating the dangerous myth that the Cloud actually exists. That any web based service would maintain a blog of some sort, is not a surprise. Blogging is an accepted and effective marketing tool, part of the arsenal that marketers use to distinguish their websites, and their products from one another. It is also a way to disguise the fact that it
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Google It 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 Disaster Mitigation And Recovery Power Of Cloud Computing In a world where digital connectivity and online presence are a significant part of life and businesses alike, a disaster that disables online services is undoubtedly going to ruin some people’s day, to say the least. Hurricane Katrina and others like it around the world have proven that no data center or server facility is safe from natural disasters and other freak accidents. The effects of such events can at least be mitigated with cloud computing services and technology, making disaster mitigation and recovery easier. Imagine if a bank losses all
Heroes Of The Cloud – Part 3 Lew Tucker Cisco Systems was one of the companies which rode the wave of success popularly known as the “Dot Com Boom” of the late Nineties. Unlike many of the tech companies that fell to ruin when the Dot Com Bubble burst, Cisco has managed to remain relevant and innovating in the post-Bubble tech world. There is a perception that Cisco’s core business is “routers and switches”, not the most exciting of hardware, yet indispensable on the working on the Internet, in fact, any computer network. As the battle for bandwidth developed in
Cloud-Computing Tools For Doctors And Physicians As we discussed in an older article, cloud computing technologies are on the rise in the healthcare industry. From large hospitals to physicians and administrators to small medical services providers, all have seen cost savings from implementing and utilizing cloud-based solutions. Today we will focus more on small medical services providers and on how they can use cloud computing technologies. Here are the cloud-based solutions most used by doctors and physicians: Cloud storage. Information storage is of major importance for doctors as they need to keep medical records, notes, test results, cardiology and radiology
Tips For Implementing Cloud ERP Software Offering a host of benefits in terms of cost and convenience, cloud ERP is growing in popularity; more and more vendors are offering cloud solutions, which can be customized, for a variety of industries, and needs. However, many companies have made mistakes in implementing cloud ERP systems, and these mistakes can be costly in terms of budget and staff time. Here are some things to think about before deciding to implement a cloud ERP system: Know Your Requirements: You need to understand what your company needs from an ERP solution before you begin your