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Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software Forecast Update, 2012

Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software Forecast Update, 2012 | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
The latest round of cloud computing and enterprise software forecasts reflect the growing influence of analytics, legacy systems integration, mobility and security on IT buyer’s decisions. Bain &am...

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A Layman's Guide To Cloud Computing

A Layman's Guide To Cloud Computing | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Hopefully this discussion will shed some light for those not directly involved in the information industry. It will also help you to answer the question, "Should I be in the cloud, and if so how do I get there?"....

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, June 11, 2:39 PM

Definition: Simply stated, cloud computing occurs when you are using a desktop computer, notbook, tablet or phone attached to an Internet carrier and you access some sort of computer application ........

 

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You can't afford not to be on board.  Well-written article.

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Low-skilled IT jobs ‘grounded’ as firms look for ‘cloud’ professionals

Low-skilled IT jobs ‘grounded’ as firms look for ‘cloud’ professionals | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Global cloud services market is likely to reach $127 billion by 2017

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, May 14, 3:08 PM

Employee growth continues to decelerate among large software vendors as cloud adoption moves beyond the proof-of-concept phase. Vendors are leveraging Intellectual Property and automation to accelerate delivery of cloud infrastructure to clients, according to Bozhidar Hristov, lead analyst with the US-based Technology Business Research.

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5 tips for startups to build cloud strategy: The RedMart way

5 tips for startups to build cloud strategy: The RedMart way | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
What can startups looking to move to the cloud learn from RedMart's deployment of Manhattan's SCM cloud model.

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Experts outline key cloud computing trends for 2014

Experts outline key cloud computing trends for 2014 | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Increased adoption of hybrid cloud computing models and innovation over cost-cutting are just some of the predictions from our panel of experts on key cloud computing trends for 2014

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Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014 - The Guardian (blog)

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Looking back at 2013 we can say the cloud has become the driver for tremendous innovation in all companies.

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EU urges cloud computing uptake despite PRISM fallout

EU urges cloud computing uptake despite PRISM fallout | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Benefits of technology must win out over privacy fears

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, October 16, 2013 3:01 PM

PRISM was a case for the sort of vulnerability that the Public Cloud suffered from. If the cloud is to be pushed as a secure environment than a Hybrid / Private cloud solution would be the best.

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Is Amazon really a low-margin cloud business?

Is Amazon really a low-margin cloud business? | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
A start-up competitor to Amazon Web Services's cloud computing platform is accusing the company of engaging in a "fake price war" and inflating the prices of its services.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, August 3, 2013 3:07 PM

Difficult to check the veracity of this claim, but whatever, in the end the Market will decide.

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Does cloud computing threaten patient privacy, data security? | HealthITSecurity.com

Does cloud computing threaten patient privacy, data security? | HealthITSecurity.com | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
The rise of cloud computing has created a host of new challenges for patient privacy and data security, according to two Seton Hall School of Law professors.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, July 26, 2013 2:59 PM

Interesting perspective! Worth a read

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CIOs On Cloud Adoption: Conquer Complexity And Help Us Grow - Forbes

CIOs On Cloud Adoption: Conquer Complexity And Help Us Grow - Forbes | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Talkin' Cloud CIOs On Cloud Adoption: Conquer Complexity And Help Us Grow Forbes NTT Europe recently completed a study that found 56% of CIOs and Senior IT leaders see complexity of their own Information and Communications Technology (ICT) systems...

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Understanding Managed Hosting Services | VAZATA

Understanding Managed Hosting Services | VAZATA | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it

Managed Hosting Services is a term that invites different interpretations depending on the perspective, but it usually includes software, applications, databases, storage, websites and more. Often, businesses and individuals are speaking about the same thing when discussing managed hosting services, but referring to it as a different name. The confusion can be frustrating, however, the fact is, it doesn’t have to be. There are actually a few categories that can easily be understood once clearly defined...


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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:10 AM

Find out how VAZATA can provide managed hosting services and other comprehensive Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solutions using best-in-class technology by contacting us today.

 

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INFOGRAPHIC: Cloud Computing and On-Demand Infrastructure

INFOGRAPHIC: Cloud Computing and On-Demand Infrastructure | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Cloud Computing - Here is an excellent infographic which outlines some hosting options Shared Web Hosting to Public Cloud Computing 2.0....

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, June 19, 2013 8:38 AM

A good reference on what is out there regards to "as a Service"

 

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Will Cloud Computing Kill The Server Market?

Will Cloud Computing Kill The Server Market? | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
The cloud computing era is upon us, and if you make servers, life could really begin to stink.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, June 12, 2013 2:45 PM

The figures quoted are mind boggling. 98.6% drop in email servers. 97% reduction on servers for productivity applications. And an amazing saving on energy of 87%.

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The Statistics of cloud computing

The Statistics of cloud computing | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it

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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, May 4, 2013 8:29 PM

A technology for SMEs to adopt ASAP!

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Combining virtual and legacy with the hybrid cloud - Tech Page One

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Cloud computing and converged infrastructures are enticing prospects for businesses, especially as they come with significant cost benefits once implemented.

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Soon, cloud capacity will be available in a spot market

Soon, cloud capacity will be available in a spot market | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Infrastructure as a Service marketplace will enable organizations to acquire IaaS cycles, as well as potentially sell excess capacity.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, April 14, 3:10 PM

In a few months, it may be possible to buy cloud infrastructure capacity on an open market, just as energy or physical commodities are now traded.

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Cloud 2014: Top 10 Trends to Watch in The Year Ahead

Cloud 2014: Top 10 Trends to Watch in The Year Ahead | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
Cloud computing is more than just a buzzword. It's a mega-trend that has become an umbrella term for the ongoing shift from in-house data centers to third-party facilities.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, December 24, 2013 3:00 PM

Here’s a look ahead at the trends that cloud thought leaders believe will be the most significant in 2014.

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Empathy Is the Key to Effective Leadership

Empathy Is the Key to Effective Leadership | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it

Tom Gimbel, CEO of LaSalle Network, advises managers to find ways of connecting with individual employees to learn their specific motivations.  


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How Cloud Computing Benefits Your Company - Smart Data Collective

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In turn, this will give them the business intelligence needed to move the business forward and achieve their goals.

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Cloud computing: Is it right for you?

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By now, you probably have heard the term Cloud computing. It’s fast becoming the new norm. But, what is Cloud computing? Generally speaking, it can be defined as having one or more technology-related function occurring offsite or off premises.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, August 17, 2013 1:41 PM

Interesting insight. More to do with the way cloud will impact the day to day computer needs of the masses.

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Busting the Top 5 Cloud Computing Myths

Busting the Top 5 Cloud Computing Myths | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it
It is common knowledge among IT professionals that cloud is no longer merely “hype” and is fundamentally changing the way companies buy and use IT.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, August 1, 2013 3:02 PM

Good read for those who are still struggling to come to terms with the cloud.

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Why deliver customer service in the cloud?

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Why deliver customer service in the cloud?

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Cloud computing and disaster readiness | Bdaily Business News

Cloud computing and disaster readiness | Bdaily Business News | all about cloud computing | Scoop.it

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, June 25, 2013 2:53 PM

The Global Results of the Disaster Preparedness Survey in 2012 demonstrated that cloud computing is being embraced. Public and private services up and down the country are preparing contingency planning involving cloud computing and virtual servers.

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The Personal Cloud that Tomorrow Needs - The Next Web

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Let's put a fork in it and call it done. “The Cloud” has now displaced “Social” as the web's most widely-used and least-understood buzzword. Services like Dropbox, iCloud and Google Drive have become mainstream, and ...

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Bitcoin won't hide you from the NSA's prying eyes - Wired.co.uk

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Revelations about the US government's internet surveillance programme Prism appear to have sent the price of bitcoins plummeting.

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World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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These restraints result in slow deployment of critical applications and services, limited resources, poor operation management, and unpredictable system integration.

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