VMware Drives Cloud Computing for U.S. Federal Agencies VMware has experienced growing momentum for desktop virtualization in U.S. Federal agencies with VMware View, which enables IT to centralize software management, reduce hardware support and speed application deployment. The global specialist in virtualization and cloud infrastructure notes that its desktop virtualization solution enables people working in federal agencies to securely access their desktops and applications at any time from a variety of devices including thin clients and tablet computers. VMware View empowers federal IT to manage desktops as a cloud-based service. Thanks to the solution, agencies can accomplish several tasks such
How Small Businesses can gain a competitive advantage with Cloud Computing In our increasingly globalized world, small businesses need an effective communications network to span the geographically spread regions of the business. But the business applications required to achieve this are an expensive proposition in our current economic climate. This is making it more and more troublesome for smaller companies to compete with big corporations who hold seemingly infinite budgets. But we are now seeing the emergence of multi-tenanted business applications based upon a price-per-user model, or in other words, the Public Cloud. This is allowing smaller firms to enjoy
Video Tutorial: Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites This is a quick tutorial that has been on the web for awhile now. It still serves a purpose and is extremely practical and useful for companies and individuals looking to setup their company blog or personal site on the cloud quickly and easily.
Queralt Secures Apple iPads with Cloud A new cloud based management, tracking, and notification application by Queralt is enabling users to track and secure Apple iPads in schools and businesses. Queralt, a developer of value-based RFID and sensor technology applications, notes that it has developed iOs enabler for iQ3 framework to help businesses know where company owned iPads are. The cloud solution immediately notifies businesses if an iPad leaves a secure area, and this is made possible without having to invest in expensive additional hardware. The company is offering this cloud solution at an affordable price and notes that it provides
Justifying Your Cloud Investment: Web Sites This report examines the case for deploying Web sites onto an IaaS cloud computing environment. Agility is a common cloud advantage, and this translates into faster time-to-resources for application development and operations professionals. But business justification only comes from ensuring the right fit between the applications and the cloud service, and the right IT ops protections and processes. CLOUD ROI HINGES ON THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION USE CASES Hype about how cloud computing can save you money is everywhere you look. Unfortunately, these claims often paint a very misleading picture of cost savings. Through our
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3 Excellent Cloud Collaboration services for small and medium sized businesses. Here are 3 services which offer a number of extremely useful collaboration features such as: Knowledge Bases, Team Management, File storage and Sharing, Expense reporting, Governance & Auditing and everything in between. If you are an SMB looking for an inexpensive way to run and manage a business in the cloud, we would suggest reviewing the 3 below. 3 Excellent Cloud Collaboration Services Central Desktop Accolades: 2011 CODiE Award finalist Finalist for the Best Document Management Solution 2011 American Business Award finalist Finalist for New Product or Service of