Cloud Computing Comparisons By Malick As we saw in Part 1, Amazon Web Services being the pioneer in Cloud Services (Please see our earlier post about this topic: Link1, Link2, Link3) it has become common practice to compare other services with AWS. Amazon started offering its windows service back in early 2009. As the cloud computing services are getting popular day by day, more companies have started evaluating the different offerings vis-à-vis their requirement. As we saw, it is not only the pricing models, but also service models and support plans differ. All these make it challenging for the companies
Amazon AWS Lowers On-Demand and Reserved Prices Effective immediately, we have lowered the On-Demand and Reserved prices for High Memory Double Extra Large (m2.2xlarge) and Quadruple Extra Large (m2.4xlarge) instances for Linux/UNIX and Windows by up to 19%. If you have existing Reserved Instances, your hourly usage rate starting September 1st will be lowered to the new usage rate and your estimated bill will reflect these changes later this month. We continuously strive to be more efficient, and are excited to pass cost savings on to you in the form of lower prices. Beyond this price reduction, there are several
How to Setup WordPress blog on Rackspace: Rackspace is a cloud based web hosting application. You can host your blogs on Rackspace using WordPress, the most used and popular CMS blogging application tool on the market. Some Easy Steps to Follow You need to follow these steps to upload your blog files into the Rackspace cloud: 1. Open the Rackspace web application and Click on Hosting under Control Panel. 2. Choose web sites from the list of test sites, in case you haven’t created any test sites, you better create one before starting WordPress setup. 3. It will show the
Very Interesting Report By Tom Henderson and Brendan Allen, at Network World In our continuing series of groundbreaking tests of cloud computing services, we take a look at what enterprises can expect if they decide to entrust data to a cloud storage provider. We found that cloud storage lives up to its advance billing in two key areas: cloud storage can be fast and the pay-as-you-go model can be a real cost saver. We also found that security could be an issue for enterprise shops, and the formulas for trying to predict overall costs can be complex. The services that
5 Areas Best Suited For Cloud Computing Businesses are shifting from the client-server model to the cloud computing model. There are still some concerns about the security of cloud based servers. Many IT analysts firmly believe that the benefits of using the cloud for certain applications will far outweigh its risks. The needs to store most of the relevant data and access it efficiently is the main driving force behind many companies moving to the cloud. Following are the top 5 cloud applications being most widely used at present. Cloud Backup Some companies like Mozy are working to move businesses
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When a small business first starts up, there’s a good chance everything it needs resides on the founder’s PC. Customer lists might be in word processor documents or spreadsheets, and assets are probably scarce enough to be tracked on paper. But as the business grows and additional staff and computers are added, especially if they’re laptops, the number and criticality of files on various PCs gets to the point where it’s too risky to keep them where they are. And when any given laptop is out of the office, so are important pieces of the business. So, all you need
Web host SiteCloud.com (www.sitecloud.com) is entering the cloud hosting market with its proprietary cloud hosting platform built on top of Amazon’s Elastic Cloud, and featuring cPanel/WHM. SiteCloud advertises twelve packages scaled within the cloud hosting architecture for the equivalent of shared, virtual private servers, dedicated hosting and reseller hosting services. According to SiteCloud’s Monday announcement, its cloud hosting packages provides added flexibility for growing businesses.