Google Gmail is already breaking through in the enterprise email industry, becoming a threat to the big email players in the market. Although Google holds only one percentage of the market and is still resistant to provide the small tweaks that certain businesses need, it still makes up nearly half of the [...]

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OpenStack continues to grow, but over the past week, product updates and acquisitions from Citrix, Eucalyptus, Red Hat and VMware signify that the competition to become the dominant private cloud provider and win over the enterprise also intensifies. Each of these solutions has features that meet a customer’s needs. For example, OpenStack [...]

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According to VMware CEO Paul Maritz, VMware executives are also spending time thinking and talking about cloud computing, just like the case of many IT vendors. He added that the company is not immune to the cloud fever as they use this term a lot.

Earlier this week, VMware launched vSphere, a [...]

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Big data is usually associated with web companies like Google and Facebook as these companies gain advantage by analyzing large volumes of user’s data. Get Satisfaction released this month several interesting claims about opportunities for big data stored in 17 key industry sectors. It reveals a massive opportunity for big data in [...]

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Virtualization could mean an end, but making a significant emphasis on that “end” is in fact the cloud.

However, this idea does not have validity. The cloud is another tool in pursuing a fully dynamic, interoperable data environment for an even greater end.

For most businesses, this means a vigorous combination of [...]

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Benchmarking is prevalent in the IT world. To prove that cloud providers’ services are better than others, they steer their benchmarking tests performance metrics. However, the corresponding values obtained from cloud benchmarks are usually vague. Organizations doing the tests recognize that these benchmarks can be a great guide in some situations. Although [...]

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Almost everyone is hopping aboard the cloud. New effective web development articles usually contain references to cloud technology. It is clear that cloud-based computing systems will be here to stay and dominate the common computer application programs.

The move from mainframe architecture to personal computing marks the change towards offloading certain facets [...]

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Japan and Sony’s Back-to-Back Crises

The risk of unsupervised digital transformation could bring an intense negative impact for a company. Consider the April 2011 PlayStation Network (PSN) data breach of Sony Corporation that causes serious damage, especially in conjunction with the global economic [...]

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In big data or generation analytics strategies discussion, it is certain that the buzzword “Hadoop” is always present. Still, there is a reasonable amount of confusion as to what Hadoop really is and what workloads it could best supply. As Hadoop is based on Google’s MapReduce, people who are most concerned about [...]

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While there are many benefits to cloud computing storage as service, there are potential downsides to this also. It is important to know what cloud computing is – including the pros and cons associated with it.

Cloud-based storage services can save money, but bandwidth limitation remains to be one of the biggest [...]

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Microsoft plays a vital role in IT and it is now heavily involved in cloud computing. Most users find its cloud services to be influential, whereas some others are wrestling with the implications of cloud computing.

For some enterprises, cloud computing is a way to dodge from the traditional computer and software [...]

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Cloud-based computing is shaping up to be a major battleground.

In line with the growth of cloud storage options, technology is getting closer to the mainstream. This is creating confusion due to a wide array of choices, and the lack of mainstream education about the advantages and disadvantages of the technology.

According [...]

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Millions of people are connected to the Internet and a lot of those people are connected on social networking sites.

Social networks have become an excellent platform for sharing and communication that reflects real world relationships.  Social networking plays a major part in the everyday lives of many people. Facebook [...]

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Apple’s plan to launch a new streaming music service has created a massive amount of speculation. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple’s upcoming cloud music service will have the ability to scan your hard drive and then mirror the users’ music collection on its own servers.

Apple’s new product will have several [...]

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Microsoft recently announced its deal with San Francisco that the City and County of San Francisco is upgrading to Microsoft’s Cloud solution. This deal will see its multiple citywide email systems, used by more than 23,000 employee, move to Microsoft’s cloud email system.

San Francisco had apparently deliberate Lotus Notes and Google [...]

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Expanding their long-term partnership, SAP and Microsoft announced their plans to improve integration between SAP software and Microsoft virtualization and cloud computing technologies, for their mutual customer base.

The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE® NOW, held in Orlando, Florida, May 15-18, 2011 where Microsoft was also named SAP Global Technology Partner of [...]

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