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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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5 Cloud Computing Questions and their Answers

Cloud computing has been one of the biggest IT phenomena of the modern times. However, there are many questions about the cloud that are still not answered. The most popular of them all is; what’s next? This article will deal with some of the biggest mysteries of cloud computing and the next biggest thing in this regard. Here are answers to a few of these questions: 1) Who pays for the cloud? This is one of ...

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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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Cloud Security Tips

Despite the clear benefits of cloud computing, protecting proprietary data and critical workloads remains a concern for organizations. These concerns can be resolved by choosing a provider with a solid and documented approach to safeguarding your data and applications. Here is what you can do to improve cloud security: 1. Subscribe to a Cloud Service Provider. If you want to improve security without taking ...

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7 Factors That Can Undermine The Benefits of Cloud Services

Experts believe automation, low costs and data redundancy are three of the biggest factors behind the success of cloud computing. But what majority of the people don’t know are the steps that businesses take, while moving to the cloud. These lead them toward disasters. Here are 7 steps that should be avoided while transferring to cloud services: 1-      Failing to Recognize IDs Enterprise identity managemen ...

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Cloud Management a Necessity in Cloud Computing

How do we define cloud computing? Is it just the delivery of services via web or lending hardware and bandwidth? Or is there a lot more to it than just that. The right definition conceptualizes a wide range of aspects of the cloud. Cloud computing empowers you to navigate all of your business activities, ranging from marketing to accounts. Hosts provide technical support to the businesses, so they don’t hav ...

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Can Data be Stolen from Neighbors in a Cloud?

One of the basic plus points of cloud computing is that the users no longer  have to spend great amount of finances on hardware or new software to store sensitive data. The competency of cloud computing is that it can store all data of users securely and they no longer has to worry about storing their data on their personal computer.  But, a recent study by researchers demonstrates that cloud may not be as ...

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4 Perspectives on Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the latest technological sensation that allows you to store your data and applications on a virtual network instead of on your computer. Different computers and servers are configured to run these applications on the virtual network and operate as a cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS). IaaS is crucial in today’s age when so much data is at stake and a “Blue Screen of Death” can cause ...

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Cloud Computing: Is It Really the Solution We Need?

Cloud computing has been under much discussion in the news lately, but not necessarily in favorable terms. First off, Amazon’s AWS service halted during early summer, and then GoDaddy’s hosting services were apparently ceased by the folks at Anonymous. The hosting company, however, has denied all such claims. This points towards the fact that the cloud is unreliable and cannot be trusted. Nonetheless, incid ...

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Keeping Tabs on Costs in the Cloud

With cloud computing finding its way into more small businesses and global enterprises, one concern both operations share is keeping an eye on the cost of doing business in the cloud. To combat the effects of being surprised by spending in the cloud, several startups now offer graphical dashboards and tools detailing spending. Rackspace cloud computing customers can now use Cloudability’s service for free t ...

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