10 Steps To Success With The Cloud The cloud, the trend that appears to be steaming on ahead as the likes of Salesforce, Amazon’s Web Services and Workday continue to gain market value. Utilising cloud services for business has allowed for companies to scale, drive IT costs down and become a more agile, streamlined business. There are a few steps that should be taken by any company before they decide to make the switch across the cloud, and these are even steps that companies utilising the cloud should make sure they’re aware of to keep cloud usage both in check
Threatening Skies: Cloud Computing And The Managed Service Provider Business is not easy. Just when you think you have the market figured out, and your business is growing nicely, another new threat comes onto the horizon. Many VARs and MSPs who built successful businesses implementing or hosting computing infrastructure are dealing with that threat today: the rapid growth of cloud computing. A recent Gartner analysis estimated that global spending on public cloud services will almost double in size from 2012 to 2016, reaching $210B in 2016 – with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) projected to grow the fastest at over
The Dark Side of Cloud Computing Branding The promises of a better IT world being spouted by Cloud Computing are often followed by a shadow that is trying to brand all of its claims as lies and marketing propaganda made by service vendors in order to make more profit. When something is claimed to be the end-all-be-all of computing, a lot of people will undoubtedly be pushing on the opposite side of that claim. (Image Source: Shutterstock) The claim is that Cloud Computing is a myth, a fabrication by marketing experts in order to sell services or software again to
The Double-edged sword that is the Pay-as-you-go Model We always open up with something like “Cloud Computing offers cost savings because you pay-as-you-go and because of economies of scale” or “Cloud Computing offers elasticity and seemingly infinite computing resource as long as your wallet is also infinitely flowing” in our write-ups and articles. I know I just did. This is because one of the unspoken tenets of Cloud Computing is “minimal barrier to entry and economic scaling”, so it is ingrained into everyone who knows about Cloud Computing that the main reason for moving to the Cloud is cost savings.
Cloud Startup Of The Week – Jelastic Inc Jelastic.Inc is a Cloud startup and one of the first cloud services of its nature based on the PaaS or Platform as a Service model of business. Jelastic Inc is a truly dynamic name in the domain of cloud based industry – it has a global presence and offers server platforms based on Java and PHP environment for both the developers and the application service providers. The cloud hosting platform provided by Jelastic Inc can scale and run any kind of application based on JAVA and PHP – there is no need
CloudTweaks Collaborates With Fortune Magazine As Official Cloud Computing Partner In 2013 New York, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 – CloudTweaks, the leading cloud computing resource on the web has signed a partnership agreement with Fortune as the official partner of the well-established magazine’s cloud computing sections. “We are constantly focusing on delivering quality content and relevant news on cloud computing to our readers, and are a keen supporter of the cloud industry. The agreement signed with Fortune is the result of all the passion and efforts dedicated to informing, promoting and sustaining the cloud computing industry and technology related
Understanding The Cloud Computing Infrastructure As a long time advocate of cloud computing, I already know most of the technology and terms surrounding cloud computing and if someone mentions a new application or feature I might be able to gleam how it works based on the technologies used. This is not necessarily true for most people even if they have been in the IT industry for a long time. That is why I write “simple” articles that the less informed might be able to grasp easily. But to get a real understanding of something, you need to get an understanding of its internal structure, understand
Research Study: Cloud Financing and Associated Justification Queries surrounding cloud computing financing and associated pecuniary rationalization have lately been investigated in a novel research study involving feedback more than 900 business professionals and IT firms combined. The study has been undertaken by CompTIA, the foremost IT vendor industry association. In majority of circumstances, the relevant information technology departments are responsible for the fiscal arrangements pertinent to the organizations’ cloud appetite. A hefty 56% of the surveyed ventures pay for their cloud computing resources via the IT departmental budget head. In addition, 28% of the companies fervently wait for their ever