2013 Cloud Computing Trends

The perception of cloud computing by business IT has shifted over the last five years from precocious child to temperamental adolescent, and is now starting to solidify as a view of a capable young adult. As a result, several new cloud trends have emerged for 2013 – among the top four: subscriptions, disaster recovery, big data and the public cloud. A Changing Model Cloud subscriptions are changing in 2013, from models that force business into using narrowly defined...

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Best Cloud-Based Data Backup Services

Sign up for any of the services below and we’ll give you a free copy of our Premium Multimedia software FilePop HD Platinum ($69) + $25 in cash.*   The cloud has taken the computer landscape by storm. As more and more people discover the virtues of cloud computing – syncing, wireless updates, etc. – the more it looks poised to be the default method of data backup in the future. That’s because, in the world of computers, cloud also offers the most secure way...

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Securing Important Information in the Cloud

Cloud computing is becoming a more popular platform-as-a-service and software-as-a-service that an increasing number of divergent businesses are adopting in recent times. According to a global Microsoft study, around 49 percent of small businesses around the world intend to adopt the cloud by 2015. Cloud computing consolidates data and improves communication within the business and with clients on an around-the-clock basis. Cloud computing applications enable more employees...

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Emerging Demands for Cloud Management Systems

The shaky cloud market has finally matured, more and more people are now accepting this innovative way to store and access data. The transformation in the minds of the people was rapid. The discussion regarding cloud computing has quickly advanced from ‘The cloud prospering’ to “Can it be trusted’ and now people are declaring that ‘Cloud is definitely here to stay.’ This article will look at current cloud management system...

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Streaming Music In The Cloud

Apple has been making a lot of noise recently regarding their proposed implementation of a cloud-based music service. The move makes sense, as Google and Amazon have been offering music-streaming services via cloud since 2011 when the technology first started to take off. So now that Apple’s monolithic music provider iTunes is moving in a cloud-based direction, it’s important to look at this method of accessing music in order to gauge its current and future...

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Cloud Computing for the Self Employed

As a self-employed operations strategist, Susan Shapiro spends as much time working in her clients’ offices as she does in her own. To be able to access those projects from anywhere, Shapiro turned to the cloud. “Having my desktop in the cloud which includes a fully integrated VoIP phone allows me the freedom to work from anywhere from anyone’s computer,” she said. Self Employed People Are Turning To The Cloud For Work Cloud computing has been a boon for businesses...

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Data Backup & The Cloud: What Small Businesses Need To Know

Small businesses are searching for new ways to increase productivity and decrease costs in a tough economic downturn, so it’s no surprise that the use of the Cloud has skyrocketed. The rise of cloud-computing services and applications opens a number of doors for small business owners looking to increase productivity and security throughout their companies. What is the cloud? Let’s start with the basics: “The cloud” is a term that gets thrown around a lot, and with...

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Main Benefits of a Cloud-Based World

While computers are incredible devices, they possess certain limitations that drastically impact their usefulness. That’s not to imply they aren’t useful, but rather that there is so much untapped potential that it’s frustrating to think of what could be but is not yet a reality.  Many don’t realize the usefulness of the Cloud.  This article hopes to address the main benefits that you will find ‘in the cloud’. Consider gaming hardware....

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Infographic: The Legalities of The Cloud

In response to the seemingly constant changes and additions to internet technology everyday, software developers have come up with a new data storage solution that has caused many people to become extremely excited, but has also gotten equally as many people doubtful and intimidated. This new solution is called the cloud, which is a way by which internet users can store and access data from virtually anywhere in the world. The efficiency and convenience this offers to many...

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Is ‘The Cloud’ Something We Will Be Forced To Use?

  Clouds So Good Absolute Security, Protection are Unnecessary  Without much fanfare, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) recently turned the lights off on their last remaining mainframe computer. It’s not like they’re shutting down their whole operation; but it’s a great example of the way the traditional IT model has changed. They still have a lot of desktop computers – probably as powerful as the room full of hardware that went dark. In addition...

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