The Double-edged sword that is the Pay-as-you-go Model We always open up with something like “Cloud Computing offers cost savings because you pay-as-you-go and because of economies of scale” or “Cloud Computing offers elasticity and seemingly infinite computing resource as long as your wallet is also infinitely flowing” in our write-ups and articles. I know I just did. This is because one of the unspoken tenets of Cloud Computing is “minimal barrier to entry and economic scaling”, so it is ingrained into everyone who knows about Cloud Computing that the main reason for moving to the Cloud is cost savings.
Seven Hidden Truths About Personal Clouds Increasingly, people are discovering the joy of using personal clouds for a wide range of tasks, such as photo and video sharing, mobile backup, anytime music and project collaboration. Consequently as their popularity increases, people’s skepticism about worrisome aspects, such as privacy, security and reliability, is starting to ebb and growing desire and expectation for anytime access of personal content is trumping concerns. This article highlights some key potential gotchas that personal cloud providers prefer users don’t know, but, being aware of these is essential as it helps adopters gain the most from personal
Cloud Infographic: Avoid Outrageous Mobile Data Expenses Cloud computing has impacted the telecommunications industry across crucial fronts and now is in the process of amply changing its ecosystem. As telecommunication architectures move towards a more cloud-oriented structure, there will be more demand on self-services. This is even more significant in the mobile telecoms where people are now basically utilizing the cloud as the processing power unit for their mobile devices, turning them into high performance utility tools. Continue Reading Be Careful Avoid Outrageous International Mobile Data Rates It would cost about $250 to email a photo to 3 family members from Brazil?
Cloud Infographic: Big Data And Mobile Communications Turn Big Data into Big Opportunity Mobile communications continues to evolve at breakneck speed within the telecommunications industry. As competition increases, organizations need to focus on ensuring the best possible customer experience while managing costs related to maintenance and improvement of the network, and a burgeoning portfolio of third-party content and interconnected partners. Mobile data traffic congestion, increases in signalling traffic from the explosion of always-on smartphones, and an inability to proactively invest in timely network optimization, can lead to customer churn and missed marketing and revenue opportunities. Huge volumes of structured and
Ruckus Wireless Expands Hotspots for “The Cloud” Ruckus Wireless will support the large-scale upgrade and expansion of nationwide Wi-Fi service from The Cloud. Recently acquired by BSkyB, the UK’s largest public access Wi-Fi provider has chosen Ruckus to supply advanced indoor wireless products and technology to this end. The Cloud offers Wi-Fi coverage across 12 European countries in over 8,500 locations. It aims to significantly increase its Wi-Fi hotspot presence in the UK, and is thus retrofitting a large number of hotspot locations with ZoneFlex dual-band 802.11n access points throughout the region. This strategic move has apparently come at the