Cloud Movers and Shakers “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” - Plato (428-348 BC), preeminent Greek philosopher. One of CloudTweaks’ greatest strengths is its ability to attract input from the wise, from some of the most knowledgeable people in cloud computing. These guest authors add substantial value to the cloud conversation and complement the efforts of our regular writers. Last week saw several such articles from the movers and shakers of the industry. TrainSignal CEO Scott Skinger wrote about how the cloud is revolutionizing technical education, adding “Education as a
Google Wants to Keep Your Memos with Google Keep Google helps keep you organized, and jumps in to the burgeoning digital memo market with Google Keep, but they may be too late to the game, analysts say. Google recently released the new addition to its strong lineup of free and robust services. Google Keep makes use of the cloud’s omnipresence to keep you posted of all yours, well, posted notes across all platforms to ensure that you do not forget anything. Your main posting app is the Google Keep Android app available on the playstore while your cloud storage would be
Actionable Analytics Emerging as a Corporate Cloud Computing Trend The major premise of cloud actionable analytics is having a budget-worthy processor and dedicated staff. The agility of businesses lies in the way they analyze their operations in and out. They have to strategize on ways to improve their productivity while cutting costs. In the past, it took data outsourcing to get a candid view of where the company stood and how it was likely to perform in coming years. This was costly: besides, the equipment was not as minimalist or set for big data projects like they are now. More
Cloud Computing – What is Ahead! Top cloud computing trends of the current year Experts have started to believe that 2013 is going to be the year when enterprises are likely to cease worrying about cloud related security issues, and the market will see increasing popularity of cloud services. These speculations are based on industry surveys conducted by many reputable market analysts and technology reviews. It is predicted that year 2013 will witness growing popularity of hosted services and solutions, and more companies to migrate their prime IT assets to the cloud as they see more returns from cloud technologies.
Heroes Of The Cloud – Part 6 (Google and VMware) If there is one company that defines the growth and importance of the Internet, the company would have to be Google. Google did not invent everything that it does on the ‘net, and to be sure, some of the things that the company is attempting to do are in arenas where Google is playing catch-up. There is no denying that in Google’s core business, search, they are still the “go-to” application for most users. Google’s power and influence make them a contender in almost any field they choose to operate
Cloud Computing As Collaboration Platform – Part 2 Continued from Part 1 Cloud computing also helps companies to benefit from online services like unified communications services and collaboration that improves productivity and reduces the cost on travel and meetings. Microsoft SharePoint, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Online Services Business Productivity Suite, etc. are a few examples of collaboration platforms that can be used by companies with a monthly subscription without having to purchase software licenses. Some cloud vendors also offer free upgrades to latest hosted software versions. Cloud to Test Network Configuration Testing of network equipment configuration is one of the