Is Cloud Migration Becoming Easy? Among some of the challenges one could encounter when taking the road to the cloud that I have mentioned in one of my earlier articles, 5 Challenges in the Journey to the Cloud,there isone that is purely technical and practical, specifically the complexity of the integration and migration process. And yes, there is no denying, these are issues not to be taken lightly. However, as I said in the same article, the IT industry is definitely rising to the challenge and finding innovative solutions. Interestingly, some of the innovative solutions emerging may be able to
The Great Cloud Race: HP Battles Amazon (and IBM) For Tech Supremacy The cloud’s ongoing growth has in-the-know tech experts watching its progress with proud, loving eyes. Yet as with any burgeoning development, it’s taken time for cloud computing to be fully embraced by the establishment — to wit, major companies such as Google and Amazon. Many a new company has introduced itself to the tech world via some application or program that flaunts cloud’s best side. Recent developments have now revealed bigwig tech corporations now getting in on the cloud as a way to make a mark on futurity.
Beyond SFTP: Five Ways To Secure And Manage Your Data Transfer Via The Cloud Unmanaged Data Transfers Mean Risky Business Every day, growing amounts of electronic information are flowing – both inside your business and outside your business to trading partners. Your data – and how efficiently and effectively you handle its transfer – defines your business. It’s part of your competitive advantage. And a lot of it is data that would expose your company to risk if were misdirected, stolen, late or lost. Think about what travels across your network and the Internet every day: Sensitive information such as financial data, price lists, contracts, and customer data Regulated
Important Features of Cloud Computing Since the inception of Information Technology, it has played an important part in ensuring that companies and businesses run smoothly. Information Technology has provided various types of services which are secure, reliable, and available every time. In order to obtain the highest quality cloud computing, business owners have turned to its characteristics and features in order to acquire this service. Cloud computing has become attractive to end users and customers because of these salient characteristics. A key characteristic of cloud computing is its quick scalability. Upgrades and changes to the services are done instantaneously and
Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed on Leap Year All of us will remember the fears associated with the Y2K problem, where computers’ inability to distinguish between the years 1900 and 2000 was supposed to create a slew of problems. Although problems were never as severe as some doomsday prophets predicted, often due to precautionary measures, there were some incidents that did affect normal life. Now, it seems that another date problem is to blame for Microsoft’s cloud outage late last month. 28 February saw Azure customers facing problems throughout the globe. According to Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet, “Azure problems began with an outage in the Windows
The Journey to the New IT: Four Key Observations I do not think anyone who is currently working in IT right now would disagree with me that a transformation is in progress. There would probably be a heated discussion on what that transformation is, or where it is headed, as this transformation can mean different things to different companies. Let’s talk about what GreenPages is seeing with our clients and how this can help you make sure this transformation works in your users’ favor. Here are four main changes I have noticed: 1. Users are now the focus, not applications or
The Distinction Between Software As A Service And Cloud Computing Software as a service and cloud computing are two terms which are quite becoming popular in the world of computing. These two concepts have a positive outcome in the industry by making use of the internet to beat the conventional computing strategies. Although both concepts have similarities, they offer different services. Software as a service applications have no huge upfront costs and even do not require upkeep and maintenance. They are often offered for lease to business owners and are accessed remotely through web browsers connected to the internet. Business