The New Chinese Cloud OS While the bulk of cloud computing coverage, here and elsewhere, deals with news and events in the US, there’s a whole wide world out there that has taken to cloud computing with a storm. Over the last few months, I have tried to include locations outside the US in my articles. You can read them at: 1. Is India The Next Cloud Computing Superpower? 2. The Chinese Dragon and Cloud Computing 3. Where Does Europe Stand On Cloud Computing? 4. UK Lags Behind Other European Nations in Adoption of Cloud Computing 5. How India Stands
Microsoft’s Latest Shot at the Clouds: Office 365 Apple launches iCloud, and now Microsoft is pushing their latest offering, Office 365. The long awaited Microsoft response to Google Apps is based on the hugely popular Microsoft Office. Now you can have it on the cloud as well. Microsoft has finally released its Office 365 product, after unsuccessful attempts with Business Productivity Suite and Office Live, aiming to meet the collaboration requirements of companies in a Cloud environment. Before deciding to move to Office 365, here is some of its main features: Access: For personal users, it only requires a Microsoft
Taking a Closer Look at the iCloud Apple is set to change the technology world again. And this time it is entering the cloud computing realm. With the recent announcement of the iCloud service, it has embarked in a crusade to change the way customers store and access their files and applications. iCloud is an Internet-based service which stores and automatically synchronizes content, in order for it to become available on all Apple devices: iMacs, iPods, iPads, etc. The supported content ranges from music, photos, books and documents, to email, contacts, calendar and bookmarks. Below I take a look at
GMO Launches Cloud Computing Solution In U.S. Market GMO Cloud America Inc has launched its cloud hosting solutions for the U.S. market. This full-service hosting and cloud computing solution provider is a subsidiary of GMO Cloud K.K., an established web hosting company in Japan. These solutions have been launched to address the growing demand created by businesses that are embracing the scalability and portability of cloud hosting and computing. The concept of cloud hosting is not new and this service is utilized by businesses worldwide for several years now. Recently Apple launched its service iCloud that can be yours for
Apple Has Officially Launched iCloud Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.
By David Fletcher