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Sky-High Learning: Higher Education In The Cloud

For years, businesses around the world have been moving their companies to the cloud.  For most business owners and execs, this decision was a no-brainer.  The numerous benefits outweigh the minimal disadvantages. And none of us second guess their decision.  After all, the sole purpose of most businesses is to make money.  If there is a way to make more money in a more efficient manner, why wouldn’t someone ...

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Microsoft and Channel Partners Selling Cloud

Microsoft’s statements with regards to cloud computing were quite rapid during recent months, so this report in collaboration with IDC was expected: Channel partners who were prudent to invest more than 50% revenue in cloud have reaped major financial dividends and experienced exponential business growth. Houston, Texas was the venue for company’s worldwide Partner Conference, also known as WPC13, where thi ...

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Oracle 12c Enterprise Manager Heading To Cloud

The latest update of the world famous oracle 12c enterprise manager will come with an added incentive. Oracle is assisting organizations to create their own private clouds utilizing oracle software and even non oracle ones! Oracle’s goal is to enable organizations to adopt any platform and offer it as service, declared Sushil Kumar who serves as the vice president of product strategy and business developmen ...

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First Things First: Figuring Your Web Hosting Needs

When it comes time to launch your website, you need to know what you intend the site to accomplish. Is it a gaming site or a retail site? Does the site simply need to inform users about your products or does it need to sell directly to them? Determining what your website needs to accomplish, and the types of conversions you want to get on the site, is your first priority when it comes to launching your onli ...

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Clear Up Virtualization Bottlenecks With Cloud Databases

Just as data has become exponentially larger and more complex than it was a few short years ago, database technology has definitely followed suit. A huge part of the evolution of database technology is that it has migrated to the cloud. Plenty of reasons exist for this, but the most pressing have to do with the complexity of data. Relational databases are losing ground as efficient resources for managing da ...

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Spy Scandal Might Adversely Affect Cloud Computing Vendors

The European Union has issued a dire warning for cloud computing vendors in wake of the recent spy debacle perpetrated by former US intelligence worker. Neelie Kroes has warned of multibillion dollar consequences which may stem from customer's mistrust in cloud computing security measures; thanks to Edward Snowden who exposed that US intelligence services keep detailed tabs and has mass surveillance program ...

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Data In Cloud Gets Hardware Protection

Thanks to a new hardware technology, the data encryption on the internet will be more secure. MIT researchers have conducted a study which has put emphasis on the usage of cloud computing. Cloud computing is a process which entails outsourcing computational tasks over the internet, this could be a significant boon for domestic computer users as it would put at their disposal unlimited processing power. It w ...

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Things You Didn’t Know Your Smartphone Could Do

The versatility and convenience of mobile technology are only expanding each year. You may not know everything your smartphone can do, but it can truly be an all-in-one device for a wide variety of everyday uses. Check out all these awesome things your Android phone can do and turn your device into a 21st century Swiss Army knife. 1. Deposit Checks Image via Flickr by Cheon Fong Liew Today, many banks and c ...

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Top Myths and Facts Of Cloud Computing In IT Industry

Cloud computing is still an emerging technology. It’s growing at a rapid pace as users realize the benefits of embracing cloud-based solutions. But like any new technology, there are many common misconceptions about cloud computing. These misunderstandings lead to confusion and reluctance about the reliability, affordability and security of cloud computing. Cloud Computing is Standard In fact, it's far from ...

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IDG Enterprise Presents A Research Report On Latest Cloud Computing

A recent research conducted by the IDG Enterprise  has unearthed how cloud is slowly and gradually casting its deep shadow on IT by transforming it. It also threw light on the on-going tussle between the public cloud strategies and private ones, and deliberated on opening new doors for cloud solution providers and cloud ownerships. IT Transformation As per the survey, cloud computing has heralded the ongoin ...

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