- The Cloud Business Case: Are Expected Cost Savings Realistic?
According to Claranet Product Director Martin Saunders, cloud computing is not a cheaper alternative to on-premise server. However, cloud computing services do make up for that disadvantage. According to Saunders, cloud computing isn’t about purchasing hardware and infrastructure only. Usually, companies and individuals […]
- U.S. Businesses to Increase Investments in Cloud Computing – Survey
In a T-Systems-commissioned IDC survey, results showed that 44% of U.S. business executives are willing to take advantage of more cloud computing solutions in the future. 26% of the total respondents believe that cloud computing can provide IT cost savings and that 21% of executives believe that cloud computing will be able […]
- Private Cloud Funding Model and its Challenges
Project-based funding is being blamed for the problems arising in the jumbled mixture of operating systems, tools, and equipment in the conventional datacenter. According to Steve Kaplan’s post in By The Bell, the budgeting error is understandable when there are physical servers involved. However, with virtualization, it can cause a lot of […]
- The State of Cloud Computing Around the World: Australia
Cloud computing has the potential to solve a lot of the problems that are being encountered by organizations these days with regard to expansion, cost effectiveness, and Information Technology. The concept itself has attracted the attention of big players in the government, business, and in the IT industry. However, many of the key decision […]
- What’s The Buzz About The 2012 Cloud Computing Act?
On September 19, 2012, the “Cloud Computing Act of 2012” was filed by Senator Army Klobuchar which provides for better enforcement of civil and criminal laws on cloud computing. However, Eric Goldman of Forbes doesn’t believe that the […]
- Hadoop – The Tape Killer
By John Bantleman, CEO, RainStor
With the price of commodity hardware continuing to motion downward, it continues to surprise me when I talk to organizations that still offload their historical data to tape offline and inaccessible. I can only guess that it is driven by a mix of factors that include no enforced compliance […]
- The Future of Mobile: It’s all About Services – GigaOM Mobilize Review
When Apple first introduced iPhone back in 2007, late Steve jobs made the famous remarks as iPhone was five year ahead of competition. And now, five years later, Apple is battling it battling it out with progressively strong competition from others. The mobile battle is now shifted about services more than it is about […]
- News Digest October 14, 2012
Report: Big Data Needs Broad Strategies for Public Sector AdoptionDivision of Big Data Commission organization TechAmerica Foundation released a report “Demystifying Big Data: A Practical Guide To Transforming The Business of Government,” which provides an analysis of the major trends in the segment processing systems of large data sets.