Gussy Up Your Employment with Cloud Computing With reports of 50,000 new jobs being launched in cloud computing/IT in Los Angeles alone, it’s official: the employment iron is hot. Strike into the fray with a sophisticated grasp of how cloud computing can improve your approach and your potential company. Chasing versus cultivating. The sphere of cloud computing’s involvement with the hunt for a great job is populated with two contingents: those who seek to “chase” literal cloud computing positions, and those who opt to “cultivate” a reputation for their own cloud expertise. The former group, the “chasers,” are currently enjoying
Cloud Computing: A Cloudy World There has been a thunderstorm of growing noise surrounding Cloud Computing in the past 24 months. Vendors, analysts, journalists and membership groups have all rushed to cover the Cloud medium – although everyone seems to have their own opinion and differing definition of cloud computing. According to the most common definition, it is Internet-based computing where shared resources, software and information are supplied to users on demand, rather like a utility company would supply electricity, water or gas. The term is not new; vendors such as Salesforce.com have provided Cloud services in different guises for many
Cloud and Decoupling the Business Benefit I think we’ve talked before about what it means to be a cloud technology, or, more precisely, what people mean when they call things cloud technologies, cloud-like, or even just grossly label some form of computing “the cloud.” In this post, I want to take a few minutes discuss the way we at GreenPages look at this space and how we define and describe cloud technologies and the rising ecosystems that surround them. This conversation is going to have 2 distinct but well integrated sections: Why cloud? Why now? Decoupling the business benefits from the operation of
SPCC software moves to the Cloud SAN FRANCISCO, California — June 27, 2011 — Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in Web-based water, energy, and environmental software, announced today that it has expanded ePortal, its flagship product, to manage compliance, data and information for the EPA Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule. This introduces the industry’s first enterprise level SPCC software deployed in the Cloud. The SPCC rule is part of the EPA’s Oil Pollution Prevention regulations, which also includes the Facility Response Plan (FRP) rule. On July 17, 2002, the EPA amended the SPCC regulations (67 FR 47042),
Should You Be Concerned? A List of Recent Cloud Computing Failures – I “One swallow does not a summer make, nor one fine day.” – Aristotle (384BC – 322BC), Greek philosopher. Now, Aristotle’s sayings are as relevant today as they were 2400 years ago. In case you differ, consider what he had to say about the youth of his age: “The young people of today think of nothing but themselves. They have no reverence for parents or old age. They are impatient of all restraint. They talk as if they alone knew everything and what passes for wisdom with us
Cloud Gaming is going to be one of the more interesting areas of cloud computing to watch over the next few years. There is a lot at stake and companies are simply trying to figure how to position themselves. There is no doubt cloud computing will be hugely beneficial to the public gaming industry. We have 3 such cloud gaming companies that have entered into this arena. Let the gaming begin! OnLive OnLive seems to be generating the most interest of the 3. They have a good number of backers and appear to be in a very good position to
Here are some useful cloud based chart illustrations on the future and direction of cloud computing. Thanks to our friends at: MineCast and Famapr for the research and insights.