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From the Biggest Cloud to the Smallest – and Then What?

Technologies may have several claims to fame. Exceptional size is often one of them: the biggest airplane ever built, the smallest robot, and so on. Cloud infrastructures can compete in both categories. Scalability is often touted as a key advantage ...

Gaining Exposure With Cloud PR

With all that is taking place within the cloud computing industry, it can be very difficult for cloud services and providers to not only capture market share but engage properly with their target audience. Implementing and executing a well-planned ...

Now the Cloud Can Think For You Too

As if storing mountains of data, providing oodles of processing power, and cutting costs were not enough, the cloud will now also solve your problems for you. There are still limits, of course, but the idea is to offer ‘Brain as a Service’ using the ...

FASP, Fog and Factoring the Network OUT of the Cloud Framework

Which part of the cloud service solution lags all the rest in terms of performance increases? Yes, I’m looking at you, Networking. Where computer processing power and storage capacity increases by a factor of ten, networking performance only goes up ...

When Competition in Cloud and Mobile Computing is a Mixed Blessing

In today’s enlightened business world, competition is considered to be good. When monopolies are broken and suppliers are obliged to provide better value for money, customers see the benefit. Suppliers themselves may even do better thanks to ...

Will Everything Become a Cloud Service, Including Backhoes and Fertilizer?

Cloud services for data storage and data processing can make sense in many ways: cost, flexibility and scalability are just a few. With the improvements in IT networks and web connections in speed and ubiquity, you can store and process information ...

So What Do You Really Know About the Cloud, Anyway?

Depending on the person you ask what is the cloud, you may get startlingly different answers. Although cloud computing has now pervaded many professional organizations and enterprises, as recently as 2013 a survey of Americans found the following: ...

Introducing the 3D (4D, 5D…) Cloud

What’s your understanding of 3D? Real life, perhaps, where height, width and depth are the spatially-oriented way we mostly think about things. It’s a perception that software vendors attempt to emulate in certain graphics or design applications. ...

Here Today, Hybrid Cloud Tomorrow? Prepare for Data Storage and Transfer Challenges

Resilient, flexible, scalable and pay as you go are the attributes of the public cloud. That makes it an immediate candidate for offloading data from conventional IT or private cloud installations, and for storing backup data. But does that also ...

Cloud Digital Asset Management or ‘DAM, I wish I’d Thought of That’

Sometimes the cloud is attractive because it costs less. In other cases, it’s because it offers computing power and storage resources virtually without limit. These advantages can apply to an individual, as to a group of individuals. When more ...

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