Category Archives: cloud computing

Are Sunny Days Possible in the Cloud?

Sep 23, 2011

Do you remember not too long ago hopping into your car, driving, across town (when gas was $1- something) to your local retail store and searching the computer department to purchase a cereal box that contained between 2- 8 3.5” …

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Cloud Computing Tips for Small Business

Sep 20, 2011

Cloud computing technology offers both time- and money-saving benefits, which makes it a great fit for small business. As cloud computing benefits become more tangible, more small businesses are moving to the cloud. Still, as with any technology, you don’t …

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“Platform to success: get on top of cloud computing”

Sep 9, 2011

Cloud computing discussions invariably begin with the “IPS” taxonomy: Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service. This taxonomy has the virtue of being comprehensible and neatly partitioning assessment requirements: Want an application? Look to …

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“No pointing fingers for cloud security”

Sep 7, 2011

Analysis: Understanding who needs to do what can sometimes be tricky. Over the last two decades, the now-famous 1993 New Yorker cartoon showing two canines in front of a PC with one saying to the other, “On the internet, nobody …

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“Cloud Computing: CNBC Explains”

Sep 3, 2011

To hear the experts tell it, cloud computing may be the most innovative technology development in decades, or should be dismissed as a marketing tool for existing know-how that’s as old as computers themselves. We can’t settle the debate on …

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“Happy Fifth Birthday, Cloud Computing”

Aug 30, 2011

Computerworld – In the vacuum between Hurricane Irene and Labor Day weekend, a major focus of the tech universe this week is on VMworld in Las Vegas. It’s here that the major and minor vendors are bringing out their latest …

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“Cloud Computing: More IT leaders turn to SaaS ERP”

Aug 24, 2011

In 2006, Epec Engineered Technologies found itself in a situation familiar to many in corporate IT. With a series of business acquisitions behind it, the New Bedford, Mass.-based manufacturer of printed circuit boards, battery packs and other electronic components needed …

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“To Cloud or Not to Cloud?”

Aug 22, 2011

You’re a small to mid-sized business. You’ve got an IT guy or gal, employee workstations, and maybe even a few servers in a back room somewhere. On the servers you might be storing important business data, a few applications that …

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