Cloud Infographic: Cloud Computing and On-Demand Infrastructure Here is an excellent infographic resource courtesy of Profitbricks.com which outlines a number of the different hosting options available from Shared Web Hosting to Public Cloud Computing 2.0…. Infographic Source: Profitbricks
Cloud Trend: Global Logistics Companies In Search Of Optimal Performance Though logistics has always been an inherent part of Information Technology, supply and transportation niches, it has never been as international as it is now. Due to the emergence of the cloud as the preferential storage and communication network, changes are coming knocking. One may no longer hear in the next few years that a logistics entity wants to merely network a certain continent or neighboring nation. Rather, as the economic crunch takes toll of operations internationally, focus now shifts to optimal performance. Only the self-supporting infrastructure of the cloud
The Shifting Role Of IT In Cloud Computing The line between cloud computing and information technology is hazy, but it is always safe to say that they complement each other, with cloud computing representing the latest paradigm for remodeling IT services. There are very clear roles of IT in cloud computing technology, which can yield greater business benefits if well harnessed. On one hand, IT is playing a big role in proactive management of new acquisitions, financial trade-offs, and security challenges of cloud-based services. This means that the role of IT has changed from the traditional owner and operator of
Traditional Networks Vs The Cloud The Question We all know that cloud computing is the next frontier in business computing and service delivery, but what really differentiates it from the traditional networks and hosting? Cloud computing does not really use new technology, in fact it uses the same technology as in traditional networking. So how is it so ground-breakingly different than the old way? Let us explore that comparison. The main difference in cloud computing and traditional networking or hosting is the execution, and in one word that is “virtualization”. Virtualization allows for massive scalability, giving clients virtually unlimited resources.
Why Startups Should Embrace Cloud Computing? I run a tech startup and I know some the pains of running a tech startup. Startups have limited budgets and even limited tech support, but have to work around the limitations to build a cutting edge product. This is where cloud computing can help, and all startups must try their best to leverage the tools provided by this new paradigm. Here are some reasons why startups should embrace cloud computing tools: Cloud computing helps move the Capital Expenditures (CapEx) of buying servers and running a mini datacenter to Operational Expenditures (OpEx) of paying
Cloud Computing: Determining The Cost Of The Cloud – Part 3 Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) This service model enables user organizations to forgo deployment of new datacenter equipment to handle growing operational needs. Rather, the business obtains needed IT infrastructure – servers, security, storage, networks, etc. – from a cloud services provider, often via a self-service catalog. While a user company can run applications, databases, operating systems and other software on top of its selected infrastructure, it has no direct control over or access to those machines. The cloud service provider manages the infrastructure, including any scaling up or
Benefits of Cloud Computing To Growing Small Companies During its early years, a lot of business owners believed that Information Technology is just a financial liability and not an asset of the company. Most of them settled for the least expensive alternative because they believed that the company will still benefit if they chose the alternative. However, things have changed nowadays. IT is now being recognized by a lot of entrepreneurs as a great tool in their business process. Some of these companies rely on in-house IT infrastructure because they believe they can better control circumstances. When they have control,