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Choosing the Right Cloud Platform for Your Startup

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Cloud platforms aren’t an option for businesses, they are a must. I’d be hard-pressed without one for personal use. But for those who are new to cloud technology, finding the best solution for your startup in the crowded cloud market can be challenging. The good news is, options abound. Assess Your Cloud Needs The first step is determining if your business …

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Is Fog Computing Going to Take Off in 2017? 

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As the Internet of Things transforms into the “internet of everything,” companies are beginning to see some shortcomings in traditional cloud environments. Sending every piece of data to the cloud and back again creates a strain on the system. The solution for faster computing and connectivity may lie in fog computing. Understand Fog and Edge Computing If you compare computing …

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Fully Embracing Open Source Cloud Computing

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Right out of the gate, 2016 began with open source cloud computing as the talk of the tech town. I was certainly talking about, and it was the headline of every “Trend to Watch” list. The year is coming to a close, and it’s just now garnering the attention of the outside world. Technology giants like Microsoft have already embraced …

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Skills to Pay the Bills: Cloud Computing and What IT Pros Need to Succeed

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Do you have your head in the clouds? These days, most of us do. Cloud computing has seen a boom in the last couple of years, not only making LinkedIn’s annual Global Hottest Skills for the first time ever in 2015, but topping the charts as the single “hottest skill” worldwide. “Cloud and Distributed Computing” surpassed “Statistical Analysis and Data …

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Leading New ICT Tech and How It’s About to Rock Your World

In Cloud by Diana Adams2 Comments

If you’re in the technology industry like I am, you know how challenging it can be to stay up-to-date in our fast-changing niche. Even the word technology has a different meaning today than it did a few years ago. It’s no longer just about our gadgets and computers. These days, technology touches almost every aspect of our lives. This is …

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Beyond Cloud Adoption to Cloud-First

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Odds are good you’ve adopted some form of the cloud by now, and you’re ready to sit back and enjoy the results. Before you kick up your heels, however, you may want to reevaluate the extent to which you are using the cloud. Cloud-first companies are quickly surpassing those that simply adopt the technology without widespread usage—but luckily, you can …

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Cloud Computing Ate My Computer

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The business world takes advantage of cloud computing more extensively than individual users, but this is poised to change. A number of tech companies are exploring ways to put personal computers entirely in the cloud, eliminating the need for physical storage space and hardware upgrades. Sixa is one such company at the forefront of this movement. Sixa’s efforts began with …

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3 Ways Cloud Will Matter Most In The Future

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Researchers endorse that social media, mobile and analytics are on the fastest ever growth path. Companies and investors are just pouring more funds into it and bringing in new features and solutions. However, there is another technology that has seen wider adoption and investment – and that is cloud storage. Just check a few stats: IDC has predicted that global …

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How the Cloud Helps Businesses Refocus on What Matters

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The advent of cloud computing technology signifies a marked shift in focus away from hardware and on to the virtual world. Cloud technology has revolutionized IT. I believe one of the benefits of cloud solutions that may not be immediately apparent is how it allows an organization to free up entangled resources, and by extension improve core business practices and …

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Why Enterprise Storage Is Yesterday’s Thinking

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In the “old days”—about five to 10 years ago in this industry—IT specialists focused on storage, which was expensive, demanding, and took up physical space via server rooms and extensive wiring. With the growth of cloud computing and rapid on-demand accessibility, data storage and accessibility are no …