Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: DoxOut ……An Open Source App That Can Marry Devices with No Boundaries Ever wondered why the document always comes after the file? And why the file as data stays away in a remote datacenter while the document, as the living part of the file, remains for perpetual exploitation on that limiting cocoon that is the personal computer? Each of these questions has an answer courtesy of DoxOut, a startup cloud company from Macedonia in southeast Europe. It is one of the select 5 in the shortlist of the Europe 2012 LaunchPad honors by Gigaom.
The Sky is Infinite: Storage in the Cloud In the early age of computers, storage was a precious commodity. Programs were written with such tight coding so as to take as little memory and storage as possible. As technology advanced, storage and memory expanded, with the option for additional memory to be connected physically. Even this solution had limits and it requires carrying around USB memory sticks or portable hard drives. Imagine being able to save terabytes of data and have it available anywhere. Welcome to the age of cloud storage. File hosting used to be viable option only for
Cloud Trends: Australian CIOs Say Supplying Network Is More Important Than Cost For many cloud enthusiasts, the state of data comes first before even thinking about a supplying channel. This explains the offshoot of many private clouds that cut ties with sources and help organizations run the data handling show alone. However, the latest trends from Australia show that the supply network may be even more important than ever before. A hundred and seventy nine Chief Information Officers from the country have recently said that they would consider moving to the cloud if it had reinforcements from the source. Australian
Northern Sweden Experiencing A “Facebook Effect” – The City of Lulea, one year after Facebook’s announcement of its first datacenter outside the US Close to the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden lies the City of Lulea – home to Facebook’s new European datacenter. Following a year of construction work, the datacenter is taking shape and is getting closer to being operational. Already in the first year of construction, the local community in Lulea has started to notice a “Facebook effect”. On October 27th 2011, Facebook announced the establishment of their first datacenter outside the US – in the City of Lulea, close to the Arctic Circle. Natural cooling, low-cost hydropower
Cloud Computing Crunches Mind-boggling Data in Advanced Treatment One of the major breakthroughs of cloud computing is the trend of leveraging investment costs during advanced treatment. For example, it might require a set of interlinked computers, in their thousands, to configure the human genome in a normal bureaucratic situation. This would require the health institution to purchase thousands of equipment to conduct the experiment. Still, it might take years to systemize the little gains made in mapping the DNA strand while investment and operational costs are still multiplying. The trend now is the reverse situation. The multiple computers will be
Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: ComodIT The Top 25 European Rising Stars is a special annual series by CloudTweaks, where we seek to celebrate new cloud startups that have demonstrated the strongest impact across the year. These have earned little or no press coverage nor loquacious claims but they are indeed rising. To authoritatively arrive at the top 25, we have applied a criteria pegged on critical parameters like the quality of management, current funding, valuable service provision, European based and professionalism in all respects. We welcome you to join us in this year’s tour de force where as