Are You Using The Right Cloud Providers For Your Business? Do you know where the users of your services are? Are some of your customers complaining about slower load times, while you are noticing no performance issues at all in your country? Depending on the providers used, you could have wide differences in performance among different regions of the world. For instance, an Amazon EC2 in Singapore has the fastest response time in Singapore (115 ms), while the same instance might have the slowest response time for US visitors (450 ms). The former is lighting fast, while the latter is
Cloud Anti-spam as an Alternative Anti-spam Technology Organizations with the flexibility to take advantage of cloud-based technologies, and without any legal or policy requirements to keep their email servers in-house, can find that cloud anti-spam solutions are a great fit for their messaging hygiene. Spam, phishing, and malware can consume significant resources when it comes to the bandwidth to transfer them, the disk space to store them, and the CPU and RAM required to scan them, and ultimately you are going to delete almost all of that junk. With cloud anti-spam, you can keep all that digital trash as far
Cloud Search: Amazon’s New Role for the A9 Search Engine Search is perhaps the most popular application on the Internet, and in this Google reigns supreme. So influential is Google in this field that the word “googling” has entered the popular lexicon as a synonym for online search, in the same way that brand names like Xerox and Kleenex are synonymous with photocopying and sanitary wipes. Yes, Yahoo and Bing do get a substantial share of the traffic, but I’ve never heard people say, “Bing it” or “Yahoo it.” On the other hand, “Google it” is something I hear often.
Five Cloud Computing Trends Until 2015 With the continuous monitoring of trends and updates for cloud computing, service providers will be able to avoid expensive mistakes. These providers won’t be able to miss any opportunity the market is offering for the succeeding years. Gartner Inc., a world-renowned advisory and research company in the field of information technology, has outlined five trends which can affect cloud strategy up to 2015. According to David Cearly, Gartner fellow and vice president, cloud computing has changed the ways businesses and individuals choose to deliver or acquire IT services with less emphasis on traditional hardware
How Important Is Ethical Hacking For Enterprise Security Architecture? With the increasing need for information security, business organizations which plan to adopt new technologies like IT outsourcing, virtualization, and cloud computing must be able to identify and face each security threats and come up with security architectures, policies, and processes. They must consider taking advantage of ethical hacking which is getting popular as an important security practice. In a white paper recently released by Frost & Sullivan, “The Importance of Ethical Hacking: Emerging Threats Emphasize The Need For Holistic Assessments”, ethical hacking benefits were discussed aside from its role, solutions,
Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Tablet Mobile cloud is the convergence of cloud computing and mobile apps. It is one of the hottest trends in cloud computing that is expected to play an increasingly important role in the future. The entry of iPads into the enterprise space. Tablets are now entering the enterprise space and are projected to supplement the PCs in the nearby future. From data centers to construction firms, tablets are finding their uses in innovative settings. By moving apps from the PC to the tablet, enterprises are putting more effort on their mobile cloud services…. Continue Reading Source:
Are You Overwhelmed By The Number Of Cloud Services To Manage? The past 2 years have seen a rapid adoption of cloud services among enterprises. CIOs and CTOs were able to convince the CEOs about the business case for cloud migration. However, the biggest sticking point is in the integration of various cloud services. The need for convergence While many enterprises have moved their non-critical applications to the public cloud for the cost advantage and robustness, regulatory compliance and performance needs are forcing some of them to use the private cloud and virtual private cloud for core business operations. Moreover,
Understanding the different roles in a cloud computing setup If you are migrating from enterprise to a cloud based solution, it is necessary to understand the different roles in cloud computing. In this post, I will cover the 6 major roles in the cloud setup. Cloud Service Provider This is the entity that provides the cloud service. The cloud service provider owns and controls the cloud computing platform. The services include SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and IpaaS (Integration Platform as a Service). Based on the services provided, the CSPs