Cloud Infographic: FBI’s Magic Lantern With much of the discussion over the past several weeks surrounding government spy programs on the general public. We find this to be a suitable infographic surrounding some of the concerns we face. Infographic Source: MobiStealth
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Meaning Of Cloud By David Fletcher All David Fletcher comic images are owned by CloudTweaks.com. If you would like to reuse them on your social media network, please feel free to do so as long as there is a clearly defined link to the original comic source. If you would like to use them in print, powerpoint or on your website. Please contact us regarding the licensing details and policies.
What You Need To Know About Data Centers Before Choosing A Cloud Computing Provider When choosing a cloud-computing provider, the data center is one of the most important factors when making a decision. The data center in the place where your information will be stored, and the point from which it will be accessed in the future. It is imperative to research the data center used by your service provider. Below we have listed the most important things you should know about data centers. Location Is the data center close to your service provider? Are they able to freely access
Social Media and Social Engineering – How to Win the War “Man is by nature a social animal.” – Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC), Greek philosopher and polymath. Let me begin by putting forth some interesting numbers: 62% of adults worldwide now use social media If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous in the world (twice US population) How’s that important to business, you say? Well, how about the following facts? Social commerce is expected to be $14.25 billion in 2013 and $30 billion in 2015 12% of consumers have purchased a product
The Dangers of European Clouds A recent study by ITIL just predicted that the US cloud industry stands to lose $21.5 – $35 billion over the next few years related to loss of market share due to PRISM. Is the marketing arm of US cloud providers on vacation? Europeans (including residents of the UK and other parts of the world) have been justifiably outraged by the revelations of Edward Snowden about the US’ data mining of non-citizen information. Maybe. The truth is that most European governments can access their citizens’ data when held in country with far less due process than the
Google Earth Journals to Peer Editing: The Cloud in English Class Recently, a Chicago teacher published a lesson on a popular teach networking website that turned a few heads. For a world literature class, the teacher integrated lessons that incorporated students creating and maintain Google Earth journals. As the class progressed through each reading and author covered in the curriculum, students participated in assignments that both integrated and relied on Google Earth and related Google programs to produce assessments. Students interacted with each other via Talk and Hangout, collaborated and helped each plan and design their respective journals, and shared
Cloud Commerce – The Power of IBM Cloud There’s no reason putting any further emphasis on the importance of eCommerce and with Cloud, it has just become even more easier to get your own shop up and running in minutes. All the way from shopping carts to CMS driven product galleries, the world has experienced a boost in the automation and computerization of shopping. Cloud has also started to revolutionize the field of eCommerce just as it has shown its competence and ingenuity in other interest areas of the enterprise. Cloud based maintenance of eCommerce related records and scheduling of