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Is Cloud Computing Secure?

With security in the news lately because of the NSA leaks, people are wondering about the security of the data on their personal and work computers, servers and cloud storage platforms. Especially when data is stored off-site, such as on a cloud server, data management and security lose a certain level of transparency. Whether you view the cloud as an emergency backup or use it as your main file storage sys ...

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PRISM Could Be Disastrous For US Cloud Providers

PRISM debacle has elicited long term and residual effect for US cloud providers. Companies are now less likely to put their trust in US based cloud service providers or CSPs as indicated in a survey from the cloud security alliance. The dire consequences US cloud service providers are likely to face are revocation of ongoing projects and reduction in new orders. According to statistics 56% companies declare ...

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3 Reasons Why Hong Kong Is Going To Embrace Cloud Technology Faster Than Anyone Else

Cloud computing has been introduced into the Hong Kong market, and the response has been overwhelming. The number of companies that are embracing this solution has cloud computing companies increasing their investment into this market. They are designing solutions for enterprises that promise high performance and speedy delivery. The companies there are not just interested in using these solutions, they wan ...

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Cloud Industry Hails Cloud Computing Code Of Practice

The cloud computing community has welcomed the new cloud computing code of practice released by Institute of IT Professionals NZ (IITP) today. This new release is being hailed as major step towards betterment of cloud computing architecture in New Zealand by stakeholders and industry gurus. This latest release would put New Zealand industry in a leading position in the cloud computing world and would defini ...

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SSD or Standard Volume: Choosing The Right Option For Your Business

Storage options have been getting much more competitive. Yes, we're talking speed and money. Your storage options are solid state drives (SSDs) and hard disk drives (HDDs) — both of which are very different and can benefit your company in unrelated ways. Decide which benefits your company most. If we compare the two storage technologies on cost per gigabyte, SSDs run $0.70 to $1 per gigabyte. Comparatively, ...

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Is A Laptop Or A Desktop Computer The Best Technology When Taking An Online Class?

When laptop computers first became available choosing a laptop computer over a desktop computer was a no brainer. Laptops were lightweight and portable. They had a three-hour battery life, which eliminated the need for power cords. They became the perfect media for the online university student, yielding users the ability to type notes instead of writing them out by hand and to store large quantities of cou ...

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Every Cloud Computing Technology Has Its Possible Security Risk

The cloud computing is an expression that is used to describe various computing concepts that involves large number of computers that are connected through a real-time communication network like internet. Actually it is a distributed computing over network and is means to run a program through connected computer at the same time. However, the growing popularity of the cloud computing has drawn attention tow ...

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Majority Of UK Firms Give Cloud Computing The Cold Shoulder But Welcome Mobile Services

Cloud computing may be hailed as the next evolutionary step for today’s computing and garnering wide acceptance but it has yet to make its mark in United Kingdom. It seems like the English are not very keen to adopt cloud infrastructure as revealed by a report from Forrester. According to the report, a paltry one third of UK businesses are either using or intending to implement cloud computing services. Uni ...

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Australia The Cloud Computing Hub

Australia has been awarded the title of the country that is using cloud computing in almost every walk of life. According to IDC report titled, “Australia Cloud services 2013-2017 forecast and Analysis” an impressive 86% of Australian organizations are right now utilizing one aspect or another of cloud computing. This is a huge increase of 71% from last year, the report declared. A crucial part of the repor ...

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Why Is So Much IT Support Moving To The Internet Cloud?

Cloud IT is computing based on the internet. Where companies would previously have worked off downloaded software and programs, the cloud allows people to access the same applications whenever they want and wherever they are, as long as they have an internet connection. Cloud computing is becoming more and more popular, and a lot of IT support is moving to the cloud today. It is particularly beneficial for ...

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