Here is an interesting infographic found over at: Inquistr which helps illustrate just how much data and storage space is required to run Google and its various services.
What Is Cloud Computing? Yes, Another Perspective The concept may seem nebulous or hard to decipher but in reality is very simple and compelling. It provides a cost effective solution, especially to IT professionals who can now reap the benefits provided by cloud computing without having to spend exorbitant amounts of cash on providing software, hardware and other services in their business model. Traditional business structures prior to the advent of cloud computing concept had to face these problems as the above mentioned services had to be delivered to each member of the team. The whole process was very complicated,
Toshiba Introduces Cloud-Based Backup Capabilities Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD) has introduced its Canvio 3.0 portable hard disk drive (HDD) line featuring cloud-based backup capabilities and storage capacities of 500 gigabytes (GB), 750GB or one terabyte (TB). Equipped with pre-loaded backup software, the new Canvio 3.0 line comes with simple plug-and-play operation and is compatible with personal computers and other devices equipped with USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 ports. Toshiba has designed this line to address the requirements of those who use the cloud for digital storage. Because the Canvio 3.0 drives are pre-loaded with Windows-based NTI BackupNow EZ software,
5 Ways a Small Business can use the Cloud Cloud computing is without a doubt the IT trend that has brought the most benefits to small businesses. We live in a global business environment and up to now small businesses had difficulties in competing with the big players, as they could not afford to absorb the costs associated with the necessary IT capabilities. Cloud computing has changed all that, as I have already discussed in my previous post, Cloud Will Allow the Smallest Companies to Compete against the Largest. And now I would like to share with you what I
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
BOSTON – June 15, 2010 – Carbonite Inc., a leading provider of online backup solutions which provide customers with “anytime, anywhere access” to their stored files, today announced the availability of Carbonite Business for small and medium sized businesses, or SMBs. Carbonite Business specifically addresses the backup requirements, budgets, security and accessibility needs of SMBs, while extending the company’s commitment to simple, automatic, affordable and secure online backup solutions. “Small business owners are increasingly aware of the importance of backing up their business data,” said Carbonite CEO and co-founder David Friend. “Our market research has indicated that they would choose