Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012: DoxOut ……An Open Source App That Can Marry Devices with No Boundaries Ever wondered why the document always comes after the file? And why the file as data stays away in a remote datacenter while the document, as the living part of the file, remains for perpetual exploitation on that limiting cocoon that is the personal computer? Each of these questions has an answer courtesy of DoxOut, a startup cloud company from Macedonia in southeast Europe. It is one of the select 5 in the shortlist of the Europe 2012 LaunchPad honors by Gigaom.
by John on November 11, 2012
by cloudtweaks on August 28, 2012
Advantages And Disadvantages Of Open Source Open source is a fairly new concept that has gained huge popularity in the field of IT in recent years. This is mainly because open-source software is free to use – its greatest advantage. As it is developed by a non-profit community, it has some disadvantages as well. Advantages Open-source software is free to use, distribute, and modify. It has lower costs, and in most cases this is only a fraction of the cost of their proprietary counterparts. Open-source software is more secured as the code is accessible to everyone. Anyone can fix bugs
by Humayun on July 31, 2012
The Vitality Of Seeding Openness Within The Cloud In the context of cloud investment and associated justifications, present day ventures are particular about three core concerns that are by no means novel and have haunted the IT industry since day one – agility, flexibility and customization. The parameters sound exceedingly familiar, especially to those who have had a taste of Linux, an operating system that takes pride in capitalizing on the said concerns and morphing them into benefits. Although contemporary cloud giants are burning midnight oil to deliver on the best of consumer-end innovations, monetary restrictions are clearly holding them
by Kaamil on July 20, 2012
Agility In The Cloud: Big Data And The Cloud Recent years have seen a lot of development in the cloud computing sphere. Big data is believed by many to be here to stay, and a lot of real investment is touted to happen in this particular area. Such a trend is quite exciting, as new, better and more powerful infrastructure will be needed to support all this. So, a lot of further development is on the way to accommodate these computing perimeters. Does agility matter? Your company might have been in the business for many years, or it may be
by Jeff Norman on June 4, 2012
Why Redundancy in the Cloud is a Marvelous Thing Dunce, dumb, reductive: these are all words that would appear to have much in common with redundancy, if only in the similar sounds they produce when spoken. The idea of being redundant is one that repels those who read books, follow current events, and who endeavor to consistently bring original, fresh information to the table. Yet in the conversation of cloud computing, redundancy brings peace of mind to those who cringe at cloud’s ongoing kinks in data protection and security. Redundancy in cloud computing can be defined as the supplying of
by cloudtweaks on May 11, 2012
Evaluating Cloud Accounting Software The cloud computing concept is really very simple. The software programs are on the World Wide Web which accounting firms do not need to manage, install, or buy. There is no need to hire IT professionals because these firms only need a robust internet connection and a browser. Network switches, operating systems, applications, and servers are unknown to these accounting firms. For these organizations, such things belong to the cloud, the World Wide Web, and the cloud computing supplier. An accounting firm can benefit from cloud computing in different ways. One, the overhead is quite low.
by cloudtweaks on March 26, 2012
CopperEgg’s RevealCloud v3 Delivers First Real-Time System Process Monitoring Service CopperEgg’s RevealCloud v3 delivers first real-time server process monitoring service and supports larger server deployments with features ideal for both DevOps and IT System Administrators. (Austin, Texas March 26, 2012) CopperEgg, Corp., a real-time monitoring and analytics company, today announced the release of RevealCloud™ v3, the leading, real-time monitoring service for cloud, virtual, physical and hybrid IT deployments. RevealCloud v3 delivers a number of new features, including support for thousands of simultaneous nodes across any deployment model, enhanced at-a-glance user interface and real-time system Process Monitoring. RevealCloud’s robust feature set and pay-per-use pricing scheme
by cloudtweaks on March 14, 2012
Controlled Explosion: Big Data and The Cloud You can’t stop the massive growth in data, but you can do a better job of managing it IT departments are beginning to shift their focus from adding more storage to improving the efficiency of the storage systems already in place. Today, the name of the game is improving productivity and efficiency. Storing and managing a large – and ever-increasing – amount of data presents a formidable business challenge. “Data volume is growing faster than IT budgets and faster than technology is evolving to solve the problem,” says Sanjeet Singh, a product marketing manager at Dell.