More Cloud Adoption Unlocks More Value – Reveals Latest Survey “Will cloud live up to its hype” is a question which has become irrelevant now. Looking back now, I’d say the opportunity is much, much bigger than the hype. Perhaps for some companies, the move to the Cloud has been one of the most rewarding experience in IT investing. A latest survey reveals that early adopters of the Cloud continue to dive deeper and increase their cloud adoption because of the value they’re reaping through increased adoption. The survey was conducted by Rightscale in the first quarter of 2013 and
New Open Data Center Alliance White Paper Highlights Adoption of ODCA Cloud Usage Models Organization Delivers New Requirements for Cloud Licensing and Data Security PORTLAND, Ore. and PARIS, France – March 13, 2013 – The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), a global organization where hundreds of enterprise IT organizations are working together to drive broad scale requirements for the enterprise ready cloud, today announced the release of a new white paper focused on how one of its board members has adopted ODCA requirements as the foundation for its cloud implementation and the release of two new usage models focused on
Making Cloud Adoption in China a Reality (In Spite of Data Privacy and State “Secret” Laws) Cloud computing has become a hot growth area in China, driven by both large-scale government initiatives and private investment. However, as alluring as the cloud is in China, for foreign firms trying to do business there, the uncertain legal environment can create a number of serious challenges. Comprehensive, national regulations on data privacy remain in the draft stage, so for now, data privacy rules are “vague” and are often at the mercy of government interpretation. The legal framework for cloud services is flexible to
The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Revolution Through The Cloud Business organizations have traditionally provided employees with all the required tools and equipment that they need to perform their jobs; this has been true for large organizations since people started, well, organizing. But for smaller organizations that do not have the money to provide their people with everything, the employees bring their own tools of the trade. This is also true for speciality trades like carving and carpentry or any crafting profession; though the shop might provide the tools, most craftsmen bring their own because they are more comfortable with them. At present, companies provide all employees with the tools,
Barriers In Cloud Computing Adoption Though cloud computing is largely considered as the future of enterprise and consumer computing, it is not without its drawbacks and flaws that would prevent those with really special needs to adopt cloud computing into their business or organization. The cloud delivery mechanism, the internet, is leading to new and somewhat questionable revenue streams which are fraught with uncertainty, complexity, and have different privacy and tax compliance depending on the location and this is boggling the minds of users and providers alike. So let us look at some major problems that inhibit the adoption of cloud computing in some IT organizations.
Can Cloud Security Be Doubted When Even ThePirateBay Is Sailing There Now? – The Complex Answer The fact that ThePirateBay, the most infamous bit torrent site, has moved its servers to the cloud is a fact that has already rocked the internet. A quick analysis of the reasons why they made the move would indicate that the cloud is now the safest place to store your data. Not only are most data servers locations completely unknown to the public, so a lot more challenging for a hacker to attack, but they are also hosted in different countries so it is
A Glance At How The Cloud Is Changing The IT World With the emergence of cloud computing as the ultimate saviour of the IT industry, the Internet world has experienced a change in terms of technology and approach. While better mobility, accessibility, and viability are some of the most significant areas experiencing this change, subtle shifts in work culture or responsibilities have still not fetched much attention from the industry-insiders. But you can see a slow yet steady change taking place in the IT world right after the birth of cloud computing. Let us have a sneak peek at how cloud computing
Why IaaS Is The Easiest Phase Of Data Security In Cloud Computing The cloud is expanding everyday and no longer looks like the shapeless puffy fleece that was until recently. The post-millennium years have seen cloud computing tighten to the bursting point since many entrepreneurs have been trying to rent space on their own. There are many ways to approach the topic but the easiest is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)—the network in layman’s language. Everything that happens on the web has to pass through the many channels going to and fro the data centers. This is why when approaching