Cloud Gaming is going to be one of the more interesting areas of cloud computing to watch over the next few years. There is a lot at stake and companies are simply trying to figure how to position themselves. There is no doubt cloud computing will be hugely beneficial to the public gaming industry. We have 3 such cloud gaming companies that have entered into this arena. Let the gaming begin! OnLive OnLive seems to be generating the most interest of the 3. They have a good number of backers and appear to be in a very good position to
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Cloud-Based Email Archiving System to Help County Quickly Satisfy eDiscovery Requests (Press Release) Waltham, Mass., August 16, 2010 – Mimecast®, a unified email management company offering cloud-based email security, continuity, policy control and archiving, today announced that Florida’s Pasco County has teamed with Mimecast to move its email management systems to the cloud. With Mimecast, Pasco County will greatly improve the speed with which public record requests can be fulfilled. County email will now be quickly searchable and the eDiscovery process will be cut down to mere minutes, giving the County an easy, cost-effective way to fill public record requests.
The Security Benefits of Cloud Computing. Yes, believe it or not there are some! Cloud computing offers many advantages and some disadvantages while offering its servers to be used by customers. Security is both an advantage and disadvantage of the cloud-based environment. Because of the immense size, skilled and dedicated professionals of the cloud providers offer improved security, privacy and confidentiality of your data. Security Because of Large Scale Large scale implementation of anything is much cheaper than that of small scales. Cloud computing servers provide their services to a large number of businesses and companies. It is easier and
Cloud Computing And The Gaming Industry Cloud computing has a huge role to play in the video game industry in the near future. Applying cloud computing to video games is good not only for consumers, but for companies as well. This latest technique has solved many problems of the video game industry and has shown new horizons. Following are some problems which video games selling companies have been facing for years. Piracy There is a lot of piracy in video games. And in fact, many parts of the world with pirated games produce more business than the original games itself.
The term cloud computing is new to many people. The basic concept of cloud computing has been revealed in 1960 when John Mccarthy predicted that “computation may someday be organized as public utility”. And now after about 50 years of those words we are about to see that prediction come true. It is estimated that by 2020 the majority of people and corporations will be using cloud computing exclusively. Cloud computing is expected to outnumber desktop computing in the next decade. There can’t be a complete change, but there will be a hybrid system with the majority of applications being
Cloud computing is still not mature enough to give a final verdict about its usability. However, there is no doubt that there is a constant paradigm shift to cloud based computing. Before you shift your business or infrastructure to cloud based technology, you must learn some of the basic concepts about cloud-based technology, about its working and what are its pros and cons. Below are some frequently asked questions about this latest technology. 1. What does cloud-based computing really mean? Cloud-based computing is basically a service and solution providing technique in which companies get all the business solutions and most
When you hear the rumble of thunder, then you know the storm is near. Two security researchers warned that cloud-based denial-of-service attacks are looming on the horizon. With $6 and a homemade “Thunder Clap” program, security experts David Bryan and Michael Anderson managed to take down their client’s server with the help of Amazon’s EC2 cloud infrastructure. The cloud-based denial-of-service attack was part of a DefCon presentation called, Cloud Computing, a Weapon of Mass Destruction? In the description for their DefCon talk, they wrote, “We have been using the cloud computing environment to test real world scenarios for different types