Service Models

3 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a PaaS

Implementing cloud as a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) allows a firm to boost the pace of its IT progress for competing sharply and tapping the power of new business opportunities. This is possible because PaaS utilizes cloud computing for delivering all services as well as resources required to develop and run applications. The vendor of PaaS takes care of resource-related activities such as upgrades, server ...

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The Marvels of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is a term that has flourished as the latest technical term in this science world. The term actually refers to computer tasks performed entirely over the internet. It is a platform for applications that are used to store documents, photos, videos and other important data online instead of hosting such tasks on one’s computer. The files hosted by cloud computing can be accessed by any device t ...

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Amazon S3 Getting Bigger and Better – Holds Three Trillion Objects

Amazon Web Services (AWS) are growing quicker and getting better day by day. After reaching one-trillion objects mark in less than a year, now Amazon is stocking over two trillion objects in its Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud storage. Although Amazon has not revealed the allocation size of its stored objects yet proclaims the object's range from zero to 5TB in size. These objects hold a key, a Version ID ...

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SharePoint 2013 Integrates More Fully with the Cloud

If you haven’t been paying attention, SharePoint 2013 is getting a cloud makeover. The new SharePoint platform is being released right on the heels of a newly designed Office 365 suite. The question many companies continue to face is whether or not they’re ready to hand over the server management reins to a third-party. According to the Microsoft powers-that-be, companies won’t have to choose. With SharePoi ...

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Microsoft Azure’s New Services Offer Effective Cloud Management For Enterprises

This week in a management conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft tried to persuade nearly 5000 IT professionals to take benefit of its cloud vision and switch to Azure cloud services for specific tasks that will offer gated access to different resources with improved cloud management. In an opening note of Microsoft’s Management Summit 2013 the corporate vice-president of Windows Server and System Center, Brad ...

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Amazon Is Making Its Cloud More Secure Using Cryptography In CloudHSM

  The cloud is getting bigger and better over time in providing quality services to users across the globe; however many people are still worried because of the rising security concerns. Therefore to continue growing, cloud vendors need to change this perception, and take note of the security issues. Amazon, a bigger name in cloud services industry has stepped forward to combat with the rising security ...

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Suit Yourself A Cloud Reflecting Your Business Needs

So much we hear now and then about the advantages of using cloud services for businesses, but finding the right cloud for its infrastructure is something difficult. At one end, we have software-as-a-service that lets businesses benefit from cloud applications, while on the contrary infrastructure-as-a-service, where companies outsource their services on the cloud. In between is the platform-as-a-service tha ...

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IBM Moves Towards OpenStack Based Clouds

IBM recently announced that the company is restructuring its enterprise cloud services and software along with transitioning to open platforms. According to IBM’s officials, the cloud platform services will now be based on OpenStack model, a move likely beneficial for its customers as it allows them customize and develop their personal cloud computing deployments. IBM as a first step launched the SmartCloud ...

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VPS Versus Dedicated Hosting: Which Is Best For You?

Choosing a hosting provider for your company is no easy task. Hosting affects everyone involved with managing and deploying data within your IT infrastructure. This includes everyone from server administrators to web/app developers to designers to webmasters. As you can see, this is no easy decision for any type of company. There are several viable options out there for all sizes and company types, but navi ...

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Building successful mobile apps

It's common knowledge among web developers and Internet professionals alike that Java is on its way out. Even the federal government is on board with the idea. In fact, recently the Department of Homeland Security recommended that all users disable Java due to its significant security vulnerabilities. The big problem is that while users can disable Java in their browsers, it's impossible for users to disabl ...

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