Why Your SMB Should Relocate to the Cloud The number of decisions small business owners must make is seemingly endless. They are the authority on whom to hire, how to run the business and with whom to do business with, so choosing tech tools may not always be at the top of their priority list. With the use of the cloud on the rise, small business owners are more eager than ever to take advantage of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions – essentially software that is delivered and maintained over the internet rather than running on a server in the office. For
Cloud Infographic: Cloud Confusion Causing Storms In IT Here is a very timely infographic provided courtesy of the Six Degrees Group. http://www.6dg.co.uk/. What are the Top 5 Waffle Words? Infographic Source: Six Degrees Group
Cloud Infographic: Hosting Your Clinical Applications Like any kind of outsourcing, hosting clinical and pharmacovigilance systems in the cloud with an experienced service provider allows pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, in addition to clinical research organizations and academic institutions, to reduce costs and operate more efficiently. View this infographic to learn: How hosting helps you be efficient with your money How hosting helps you save your resources Which applications you can host in the cloud Additional features and benefits of hosting Infographic Source: BioPharm
Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Is Here To Stay Three factors were individually tested to measure server performance – processor, memory and storage – and each were evaluated working jointly during workloads for an overall server performance grade. A bare-metal dedicated server was used as a benchmark control. Read More Edit: An infographic provided by Firehost with statistical sources from Cisco, Gartner and Forbes… -60% business workload report in the cloud by 2016 can be found at Cisco Global Cloud Index. – “Forecast Overview: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2011 – 2016 (Q4 Update published Feb. 8, 2013) as well as Forbes Infographic Source: Firehost
Cloud Infographic: BYOD Security and Policies AccelOps Cloud Security Survey Report surveyed some 176 IT security personnel and they ranked BYOD as the top source for fear of incurring data loss and having the need for heightened data control. This is the traditional topic or cloud worriers and opponents of cloud computing which only helps in propagating the myth that cloud computing in not secure. ISC2’s January research shows that explicitly linked cloud computing to the creation of personal device policies. But the take away from the research is that companies who support BYOD have happier employees while also needing to increase their cloud security knowledge and skills.
Cloud Infographic: Put Your I.T On Cloud Nine Here is a useful infographic put together by InfoRelay which does a good job defining the different cloud platforms. Infographic Source: InfoRelay
Cloud Infographic: Efficient Email System Management Here is an infographic which illustrates some of the key benefits to securing your email in the Cloud. Infographic Source: Symantec Cloud