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A Brief Look at the Dell Cloud

Dell is catering to the needs of its customers in innovative ways. It is offering cloud-enabled servers, more storage and networking opportunities in their data centers. There are a few things to note with Dell’s service: while using the Dell Cloud, a user has to employ Internet Explorer or Firefox while Chrome is not supportedThe customer service team at Dell is, however, very helpful. The Dell cloud ser ...

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Is UK Governments’ Cloud Ambition Sinking?

In February 2012, the government of U.K came up with a potent answer to President Obama’s Government Cloud, in the form of ‘CloudStore’, where effortless access has been given to buy any cloud-based technology from a synopsis. Not only had the access eased a lot for the denizens of UK but also transparent pricing at CloudStore lessened the burden on public’s purse. However, over the year, the fact that has ...

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OpenStorage Beats the Vendor Lock-In Blues

[caption id="attachment_1802" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Image credit: Vichaya Kiatying-Angsulee for freedigitalphotos.net"][/caption] There are plenty of interesting and exciting developments surrounding the world of data storage. But one of the most confusing aspects of this changing world has to do with how specific data – specifically hard disk storage – vendors setup their pricing models. ...

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Facts to Know about Cloud Computing Technologies

My clients often turn to me and ask exactly how they can increase their IT capacity, without spending huge amounts of money. I often refer them to companies that supply cloud-computing technology as a way to minimize costs, and expand their IT departments. It is important to understand exactly how cloud-computing technology helps optimize the IT capacity for any business. It has the ability to quickly acces ...

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How Schools can Save Money By Using Cloud

Besides staffing costs, ICT signifies one of the main fundamentals of a school's resources; hence, a portion of investment allocated on equipment and software, has to be analyzed from time to time. However with the technology, growing continually and playing a vital role equally in our society, the main idea behind that is to deliver investment without having detrimental effects on education system in order ...

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Lowering Total Cost Of Ownership A Healthy Business Strategy

Around the world IT budget is getting curtailed given the world economic condition. This has forced businesses to search for improved ways to reduce their total cost of operation to maximize profit. Embracing cloud computing technology is one such move but it can also become a costly affair if the firms are not careful about their total cost of ownership. As a result there is a growing demand for robust pla ...

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Cloud Outages: Knowing The Real Cost

If you have any intention of moving to a public cloud, it is recommended to check how much you are risking at the stake of unavoidable cloud outages. On January 31’13, Amazon.com experienced 49 minutes of outage, which directly resulted in more than $4 million sales loss. Those who were part of the effected group can understand how it really felt. Network World’s Brandon Butler explained "Amazon officials h ...

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3 Problems That Confront Business Strategists Today

One of the biggest debates prevailing in the global business arena is that big data, mobile and cloud computing will be three of the biggest limiting factors businesses shall face in the future. Even today when companies look to compete in the business environment, addressing these three issues is critical. Worldwide, business strategists are planning to make sure their entity is equipped to cope with these ...

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SavvisDirect Introduces Private Cloud for Enterprise Developers

SavvisDirect, the cloud support of CenturyLink telecommunication, has finally allowed companies to test and work in private cloud where they can completely avoid all security problems that accompany any public cloud. SavvisDirect's new private cloud is known as AppGrid which is specially created for enterprises that want to experiment with new applications and get hundred percent security. Public cloud plat ...

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Why You Should Consider a Subscription to a Virtual Private Network

Have you ever had trouble accessing a website at school, work, or anywhere else? Maybe you’ve experienced issues with slow Internet at your local coffee shop. If you’ve ever experienced issues like this, you might benefit from a virtual private network, commonly called a VPN. VPNs are a fantastic and cost effective way to use the Internet, and they’re a great investment for people who do a lot of work on th ...

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