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Rising Concerns Over Data Security And Sovereignty On Cloud

Concerns about data security on cloud were being raised even before the cloud became popular. We are constantly reminded of how cloud computing is not a good choice at all when a company fails to deliver what it claims. A similar incident took place with Doyenz the previous week, which then decided to shut down its data center in UK. If a cloud service provider (CSP) decides to terminate its operations, doe ...

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Data Security In The Cloud- Still A Point Of Concern For Many Businesses

Although cloud services are making airwaves and attracting more and more businesses to move to cloud technology however, few enterprises still find it challenging to adapt to this new technology. As a result of a survey conducted by Gartner, it was found out that many companies are still not using Software as a Service (SaaS) for storing and transmitting their important and confidential data, even after hav ...

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Amazon’s Downtime Raises Concerns

Online retailing giant, Amazon Inc. experienced a power outage in June, caused problems for major websites such as Foursquare and Reddit by making them unavailable for more than 24 hours. The companies ended up losing valuable data. Though a temporary loss of power; it has left many concerns on the reliability of these digital clouds It shows that these virtual clouds are not totally secured by real clouds, ...

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Cloud Computing and The Growing Environmental Concerns

As more and more companies are entering into the world of cloud computing, concerns are being raised on the effects it has on the environment. Many discussions are being held in order to pressurize IT companies to make their systems environment-friendly. Such debates have let the organizations think of the ways of going green and explore new ways of working efficiently. While using the cloud, companies need ...

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5 Growing Concerns About Cloud Computing

With the advent of cloud computing, a new era has begun with an aim to provide opportunities to save money with improved processes. The cloud fever is increasing as the time passes and is expected to take over, all IT related services. Keeping in view its benefits, some of the world’s largest companies have started using cloud services, including Apple, Amazon and Google. Although this technology has many a ...

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Cloud Computing Declares new Skill Set

  The term ‘Cloud Computing’ has emerged as a new concept for managing and delivering IT services. As this name has grown in popularity and more and more organizations have started relying on this technology, the need to freshen up the IT skills for the relevant staff becomes mandatory. Generally, it is being assumed that the upcoming revolution will make IT managers/personnel obsolete as their work will be ...

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Cloud Computing and The Changing IT Scenario

With the introduction of Cloud Computing technology, it is being observed that it has changed the fundamentals of the IT industry and influenced the traditional IT landscape, in many ways. The current scenario reminds of a 1948 play ‘Death of a Salesman’ where the character of the salesman experiences a downfall due to his inability of transforming himself to the changing needs of the industry, after war. T ...

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How Cloud Computing can Earn you IT Jobs

Networking and IT professionals nowadays are alarmed by the increased usage and shifting of storage data towards ‘Cloud computing’. They fear that as Cloud computing is one of the major promoters of transformation inside the IT Business, this dependence on automation is likely to cause them lose their jobs. Apart from this raging fear, Cloud computing is giving companies and societies an aid to be efficient ...

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Hosting.com Beefs Up Security By Introducing Cloud Firewall Solution

  Hosting.com renowned for provision of services such as recovery solutions and cloud based application ability, has taken measures to beef up security protocols for its cloud customers. The company has introduced cloud firewall service which harnesses the power of a comprehensive virtualization security platform by Juniper Networks called vGW Series Virtual Gateway. Cloud firewall is the all encompassing V ...

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How To Secure Your Cloud Data Through Backups

Cloud computing presents a major concern to the IT specialists about the safety of their data, as it is entirely in the hands of the service provider who sometimes work without any backup solution. In other words, the data may be completely lost, if there is any malfunction in the server. In addition, some providers of cloud services put their faith in proprietary technology, due to which, the users cannot ...

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