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The Problem with Being Locked in to a Proprietary Cloud Vendor

If you’re a business owner or executive, you want to choose website developers, hosting companies and cloud computing providers that will support your business for the long term. Of course, it’s conceivable that in some cases a relationship with a cloud vendor won’t work as you expect. Therefore, no matter what industry you’re in, it’s imperative to the long-term success of your business that you maintain f ...

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Cloud Peak Energy Signs Exploration Agreement With Crow Tribes

According to news released by Business Wire, Cloud Peak Energy, a U.S.-based coal producer has made an agreement with the Crow Tribe of Indians for the exploration of 1.4 billion tons of “in-place” coal reserves supposedly located in the Northern Powder River Basin (NPRB). As per the standard operating procedure of making such accords, the contract requires an approval by the U.S. Dept of Interior. Cloud Pe ...

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Amazon Introduces Auto-Save for Cloud Drive Photos

Cloud Drive Photos for Android app has been updated by Amazon with a latest feature which enables users to transfers photos from their smartphone to Cloud Drive automatically. According to Amazon the new feature is launched on huge public demand for automatic uploads and downloads. It also enables users to take photos directly from the application. Users will also be able to upload or download multiple file ...

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Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the biggest development in IT today for the myriad of benefits it can provide businesses. A cloud may be effectively utilized by quite literally a business of any size, in any industry. We are not a pen and paper world today; we have become very reliant on digital appliances. Finding the best computing solution possible will assist in reducing IT expenditures, and can improve the producti ...

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Cloud Computing And Virtualization

Experts believe that internal clouds, also known as virtual infrastructures, can benefit from the public clouds in more than one way. IT professionals like to think of the internal cloud as a virtualization infrastructure, and do not agree when vendors refer it as a ‘cloud’. However, “internal clouds” or virtual infrastructures can benefit from public cloud to increase their current operations. Public cloud ...

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How Cloud Can Work For Your Business

Cloud computing is useful in lots of cases; however, it cannot handle everything and depends on the nature of your business. Different businesses have different needs, which change the areas where cloud can be effective. So here are a few evidences that tell you how cloud can work for your business: Conversations that turn into Connections and Ultimately into Communities Two people communicating with each o ...

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BYOD Is In Danger Because Of “Bring Your Own Cloud”

Personal cloud services have very much penetrated in the mainstream market, and we can even name a couple of services, without using Google Search Engine. The problem however does not lie in their number, but in the availability and usage. Personal cloud services are doing a great job by offering enough space, backup and 24/7 availability, but these services are as much of a problem for BYOD amateurs as the ...

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Cloud Sprawl: 4 Ways To Deal With It

Individual business departments are going for their own cloud systems as easy-to-install cloud applications are widely available. However, CIOs aren’t happy about it. Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) was already creating a mess for CIOs and now, personal cloud systems mean more problems. Logicalis, a UK-based service provider, has raised this issue naming it “Cloud Sprawl”. Individual groups and departments are ...

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Box Is Aiming For IPO In 2014

Box, a known dealer in cloud storage and content management aims for Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2014. Aaron Levie, CEO of the company, is of the opinion that Box has to go public to survive on its own rather being sold to any other enterprise. Box is doing great business in the market, despite of the competitive environment. It now has 140,000 clients utilizing its services and paying accordingly, i.e ...

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Rackspace Ups its Game with More Open Cloud Features

For a little over a decade, Rackspace has been working with developers and other web professionals to make the web a better place through simplified data management systems and open standards. They have built a reputation around offering what some would call over-the-top customer service. Rackspace has actually labeled it “Fanatical Support.” In recent years, the open source infrastructure-as-a-service (Iaa ...

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