There is an overwhelming need for individuals who can create mobile applications that connect to the cloud. Below are some quotes from a couple of the largest technology research analyists in the world. “Juniper Research expects the total market for cloud-based mobile apps to grow 88 percent between 2009 and 2014. About 75 percent of that market will be enterprise users, Juniper predicts.” “Cloud computing, social networking, mobile applications and devices as well as video will be some of the top strategic technology trends in 2011, according to analyst firm, – Gartner.” “The analyst firm revealed the PC market was
2011 Cloud Computing Predictions In 2010, we have seen a transformation of skeptics from their belief that cloud computing is suited mainly for small to mid-sized business, to a general acceptance that “the cloud” is everywhere. However, we have also seen a lot of inconsistency in how to differentiate cloud-based computing from on-premise computing. As a result, there has been confusion created in the market as software vendors like Microsoft promote their cloud offerings, and CIOs of large companies claim that their private cloud has been in place for years. As I take a macro look at the industry today,
Dell enters Cloud Computing and Tablet PC market in 2011 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Dell Inc, the world’s No.2 PC maker, expects to launch a significant number of tablet PC models next year, its chief executive said on Tuesday, drawing the product’s growing popularity since the launch of Apple Inc’s iPad. Speaking at an event in Hong Kong, Michael Dell added that it was easier to develop smartphones on a platform using Microsoft’s Windows operating system than using Google’s popular free Android system. Dell also said the company would make an announcement later on Tuesday related to cloud computing.
Google Apps Part IV: Google Apps Administration For the Administrators, Google Apps is easy to set-up, deploy and manage. Administrators can set-up Google Apps for any new domain or existing domain; either create a new mail set-up or migrate the existing set-up. For those migrating from Microsoft Exchange, there is a migration tool which can migrate email, contacts and calendar data from on-premise and hosted Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps, whether you have just a few users or tens of thousands. You can also migrate data from PST files and IMAP servers (Novell GroupWise or Gmail) using this tool. Perform
Google Cloud TV & The Logitech Revue The Logitech Revue with Google TV is nothing if not ambitious. Accompanied by a keyboard that incorporates a universal remote as well as mouse functions, this Android-based set-top box brings to your TV search capabilities and an honest-to-goodness Web browser along with solid media-playback and streaming services. With the addition of an optional USB video camera, the Revue also turns your set into a video-chat monitor. It’s not perfect, however. Key TV-network sites are blocking the Revue’s Chrome browser from playing their content, its Amazon on-demand application doesn’t yet support HD video streaming
NEW YORK, NY, Sep 30, 2010 (MARKETWIRE) — Intermedia, the world’s largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, reports that 50 percent of the employees at the small and medium-sized businesses that the company supports use smartphones to access their email. This is in contrast to a recent survey Intermedia conducted with Harris Interactive, which found that only 38 percent of small and medium-sized business workers use smartphones. Cloud-based email users are more likely to access email from smartphones because of specifically-designed email syncing capabilities that mirror the desktop email experience. Other interesting smartphone stats from Intermedia’s small and medium-sized customer-base include:
At a media event in its San Francisco office on Thursday, Google introduced two new mobile apps for Android devices that highlight the rapidly growing computing power available to mobile users. Google product management director Hugo Barra showed off a new feature of the Voice Search app called Voice Actions for Android, a set of spoken commands that perform specified actions, like sending a text message. He also demonstrated an updated Chrome-to-Phone extension, which allows users to automatically transfer data like maps and URLs from a Chrome browser to an Android device. arra described how in the past decade the
10 Popular Cloud Storage Services The focus is on Storage rather than the whole Infrastructure or Platform itself. Some of these companies you may or may not be familiar with. We feel it’s a good list of some newer and some older services! Updated: March 5th, 2011 Acronis – Once the files are backed up online, you no longer have to carry your laptop everywhere. When you need your files, you can download them remotely from any Internet-connected PC, not just the original one on which they were stored. Carbonite’s online backup service works quietly and continually in the background