Thursday, February 14, 2013

Calculating the true cost of cloud outages

Calculating the true cost of cloud outages
These calculations demonstrate that you should understand the true cost of cloud outages as you move more of your processes and data to public cloud services. I've found that businesses either overestimate or underestimate the cost of outages. You need ...

Cloud computing 2.0: Where next for business?
In our first IT Pro report entitled Cloud Computing in 2012, we looked at what cloud is and pondered its potential for business transformation. We went into detail on cloud'basics' such as the difference between public and private clouds, IaaS vs SaaS ...


Get 25GB of free cloud storage from Box
Palm Beach Post
Try this: For a limited time, Box is offering 25GB of free cloud storage when you sign up for an account. Free for life. Free with no strings attached. Just plain free. I know, right? Typically a freebie Box account nets you only 5GB, so this is ...

PCI DSS cloud computing guidelines
Help Net Security
PCI Participating Organizations selected cloud computing as a key area to address via the SIG process. More than 100 global organizations representing banks, merchants, security assessors and technology vendors collaborated on this guidance designed ...

Help Net Security

Cobalt Data Centers opens hub for collocation, cloud computing
Las Vegas Review - Journal
Already, Cobalt has roughly a dozen customers including those in the cloud computing, voice over Internet protocol and health care industries. Any company that stores data electronically can be a customer of Cobalt's and other data centers, and they ...

Las Vegas Review - Journal

Don't Miss the Deal of the Day
25GB of Free Cloud Storage Is Your Deal of the Day Dropbox gives you 2GB of storage when you sign up. iCloud offers 5GB. While there are plenty of reasons to prefer those services, the storage space they offer is way less than what you can get with Box ...

Wipro Implements Dell Boomi to Solve Cloud Services Broker Issues
Talkin' Cloud
According to the announcement from the two companies, Wipro is using Boomi to deliver "true multidirectional dynamism, and enable businesses of all sizes to realize their transformative potential of cloud computing across business processes (BPaaS), ...

IBM gives cloud storage controls to corporate users
IBM adds 10Gbps Ethernet support to XIV. IBM also announced 10Gbps Ethernet on its XIV Storage System, a high-end, grid-based array that supports virtualized server, analytics and cloud computing environments. The 10Gbps Ethernet support will allow a ...

IBM Simplifies Big Data, Cloud Computing
Making it easier for organizations to quickly adopt and deploy big data and cloud computingsolutions, IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced major advances to its PureSystems family of expert integrated systems . Now, organizations challenged by limited IT ...

U.S. And U.K. Show Cloud Adoption Divide
In terms of age groups, 25 to 34-year-old people performed best on this question, with 33.8% claiming to know what cloud computing is. The same exercise found 63% of these U.S. respondents weren't able to recognize Dropbox, iTunes, Gmail or Microsoft's ...

Cloudyn tackles out-of-control AWS cloud storage spending
Cloudyn has a biggie that could shine a spotlight on a cloud sore spot. Cloud storage is one area that is well known for being quite expensive, oftentimes more expensive than doing storage in-house. Cloudyn is promising to give customers much better ...

Navigating the Security Maze for Cloud Computing
Cloud computing offers a value proposition that is different from traditional enterprise IT environments. By providing a way to exploit virtualization and aggregate computing resources, cloud computing can offer economies of scale that would otherwise ...

Businesses caught off-guard by cloud computing complexities
The Australian Financial Review
Approximately one third of executives surveyed reported that integrating cloud services with their existing IT infrastructure was more difficult than expected, which had lead to higher than expected implementation costs. In addition 30 per cent said ...

The Australian Financial Review

SMB cloud spending topped $45bn in 2012
Cloud hosting firm Parallels reported that 22 percent of SMBs are currently managing websites through cloud services, with another 30 percent of SMBs planning to adoptcloud-based website management tools by 2015. "Cloud computing has given SMBs access ...

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