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The 10 Most Important Companies In Cloud Computing

The 10 Most Important Companies In Cloud Computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
This is the future of computing.
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Surprised not to see Oracle there. Further, considering the sort of cash reserves Apple has I would not bet against them becoming a major player.

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HP CloudSystem - An open platform to build and manage cloud services

HP CloudSystem - An open platform to build and manage cloud services | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
With an evolving environment, learn how the HP Cloud System and Converged Infrastructure can help you deliver a more power cloud computing environment.
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A white paper that discusses HP's vision for a cloud system that integrates  and unifies the control and delivery of cloud services, whether their provenance is your data centre or an external source such as HP's own Cloud Services or even AWS.

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Lars Johnson's curator insight, May 7, 2013 10:02 AM

In my opinion HP, IBM, Dell and Oracle's cloud solutions are not covered enough. I am not sure if that's because they're putting out fewer press releases, or because the large enterprise cloud market is still catching up with cloud-centric businesses. In any case, this is a good white paper.

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Piston Cloud unveils enterprise OpenStack 2.0

Piston Cloud unveils enterprise OpenStack 2.0 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Company suggests this latest release is a real alternative to Amazon Web Services
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INFOGRAPHIC: Can Health Care Data Be Secure in the Cloud?

INFOGRAPHIC: Can Health Care Data Be Secure in the Cloud? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Health care organizations are moving infrastructure and data to the cloud at a fairly rapid pace. A recent study suggests the cloud computing market i...
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The last part (protecting data) of the Infographic is fundamental to the Cloud take up in healthcare. Just maybe I would add disaster recovery to the list.

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Paul Gagnon's curator insight, April 18, 2013 7:25 PM

I am quite opposed to putting sensitive information in the hands of external parties. It appears to be similar to privatizing government....

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How to add a leaderboard to your Cocos2D game

How to add a leaderboard to your Cocos2D game | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
App42 provides a rich set of leaderboard APIs. In this post, I will describe how to integrate your Cocos2D game with the App42 cloud framework and use its leader board APIs.
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Geo Spatial Data Storage API, Geo Spatial Database API

Geo Spatial Data Storage API, Geo Spatial Database API | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Geo Spatial Service on cloud provides the storage, retrieval, querying and updation of geo data. One can store the geo data by unique handler on the cloud and can apply search, update and query on it.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Cloud Savings

INFOGRAPHIC: Cloud Savings | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud Savings - Everywhere you look in the industry cloud computing is being praised as the go to solution for companies trying to save money
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Great Infographic from Autodesk

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Rackspace to service providers: We can take care of that OpenStack cloud for you

Rackspace to service providers: We can take care of that OpenStack cloud for you | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Rackspace looks to boost OpenStack uptake by building and managing cloud infrastructure for service providers
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"It's not just a ‘Rackspace wants more revenue' thing - we want to extend the network effect of this, ...." ---- Which translates into more revenue!

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Adding Back-end to HTML5 apps with App42 Platform

Adding Back-end to HTML5 apps with App42 Platform | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
App42 platform announces its Java Script API for Backend as a Service platform. Now, one can add backend to HTML5 Apps with few lines of code without writing any server side logic usin...
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Become an Evernote power user: 10 must-know tips | PCWorld

Become an Evernote power user: 10 must-know tips | PCWorld | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
An overflowing mess of notes is the enemy. Here's how to attack stacks of content and get Evernote to do your bidding.
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I love Evernote, it truly is a great business organiser, only problem is that I need to find the time to learn how to use it!

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Paul Gagnon's curator insight, April 13, 2013 12:03 AM

Lots of potential here for learning and personal content support. Have to agree that I have yet to fully utilize the power of this app. 

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INFOGRAPHIC: Critical Role In The Enterprise

INFOGRAPHIC: Critical Role In The Enterprise | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Enterprise IT - Cloud Computing has been around for a awhile now, but until recent years, it has expanded exponentially
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The Infographic is a pretty good rendition of how the future of the industry is in the Cloud.

 

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How to Use Pinterest to Build Trust and Loyalty | Social Media Examiner

How to Use Pinterest to Build Trust and Loyalty | Social Media Examiner | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Pinterest Marketing: learn how to use Pinterest to build connections, trust and loyalty in a very visual way.
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Some useful tips on how to get the best out of Pinterest.

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U.S. Navy Issues New Cloud Computing Policy - Forbes

U.S. Navy Issues New Cloud Computing Policy - Forbes | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON) recently sent out the memo,
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Future Of Open Source

INFOGRAPHIC: The Future Of Open Source | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Open Source - There has been much discussion in Open Source Cloud and a growing need to best learn how to utilize the opportunities
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Open Source has come a long way from the days when it was frowned upon because of its freemium origins.

 

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Review: 4 killer cloud IDEs

Review: 4 killer cloud IDEs | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Browser-based JSFiddle, Icenium, Cloud9, and Codenvy stretch from client-side JavaScript and HTML5 to server-side Java and Web stacks
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Gaming Cloud Api

Gaming Cloud Api | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
The service allows Game Developer to create a Game and then do in Game Scoring using the Score service. It also allows to maintain a Scoreboard across game sessions using the ScoreBoard service.
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Dropbox to add single sign-on to attract businesses

Dropbox to add single sign-on to attract businesses | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
The cloud storage and file-sharing vendor is looking to expand beyond consumers to the enterprise market
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Single sign-on (SSO) will be useful when dealing with security.

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Cloud Computing Gets Deeper and More Strategic, Survey Shows - Forbes

Cloud Computing Gets Deeper and More Strategic, Survey Shows - Forbes | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Close to two-fifths of organizations now run private clouds in one form or another, and one-fourth are using public cloud services in an enterprise capacity.
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Quite encouraging: "Benefits seen from the use of public cloud services include the fact that there is no need for data center, hardware, administration to fuss with (cited by 44% of SaaS adopters), the ability to rapidly  start applications (43%), scalability on demand (33%) and the fact there are little or no upfront costs (29%)."

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Cloud Computing: Getting the Basics | Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing: Getting the Basics | Cloud Computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud computing might still not be well understood, so here are some resources to help you grasp the fundamentals and explain it to others.
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Pretty resource for those who need a quick explanation on what Cloud Computing is,

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App42 PaaS - Cloud API SDK Download - iOS

App42 PaaS - Cloud API SDK Download - iOS | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

iOS SDK library to develop applications for iOS devices i.e. iPhone and iPad. Build simple to complex applications in just a few minutes without having to worry about its complexities. 

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Manage your application and its data using AppHQ – App42 Management Console

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Twitter music app to launch this weekend, Twitter music web page is up

Twitter music app to launch this weekend, Twitter music web page is up | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Twitter music app to launch this weekend, Twitter music web page is up
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This makes a lot of business sense. Well done Twitter!

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Rosanna M's comment, April 14, 2013 10:31 AM
I will check it out!
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts Of Cloud ERP

INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts Of Cloud ERP | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud Infographic: The Facts Of Cloud ERP SaaS/Cloud ERP Customer Satisfaction vs. On-Premise ERP.  Here is a nice infographic courtesy of Plex.com     Infographic Source: Plex Online
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The results correctly suggest that SaaS is gaining popularity.

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ShepHertz App42 Cloud API – Backend as a Service now supports JavaScript | PRLog

ShepHertz App42 Cloud API – Backend as a Service now supports JavaScript | PRLog | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

ShepHertz App42 Cloud APIs-Backend as a service today announced the release of its Java Script SDK. Two weeks ago ShepHertz announced the release of BlackBerry 10 SDK. Now with this release the Java Script SDK, the number of supported SDKs increased to 13. This includes  iOS, Android, Windows 7, BlackBerry 10, JavaScript, Monotouch and Monodroid, Java, Ruby, PHP, C#, J2ME and REST SDKs

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INFOGRAPHIC: Gmail: 9 years and counting

INFOGRAPHIC: Gmail: 9 years and counting | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Simply put, whether you’ve been a Gmail user for 9 years or 9 months, your input helps us continue to keep Gmail current and useful. Thanks for taking this journey with us, and onward to year ten!

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By far, the best email there is.

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Syd Grant's curator insight, October 17, 2014 11:55 AM

Gmail is very fast, and just awesome for checking emails. It is easy to sort things.

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Cloud computing and 4G: made for each other - WhaTech

Cloud computing and 4G: made for each other - WhaTech | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
There's a natural synergy between cloud computing services and mobile broadband, especially the latest 4G services.
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Without speed Cloud syncing would not be as effective, 4 G has gone a long way to addressing this issue.

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