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Why you should expect more online outages but less downtime — Cloud ... - GigaOM

Why you should expect more online outages but less downtime — Cloud ... - GigaOM | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
GigaOMWhy you should expect more online outages but less downtime — Cloud ...GigaOMMost popular in Cloud. What we'll see in 2013 in cloud computing 12/14/2012 · Carl Icahn and HP — match made in heaven?
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Cloud Computing is robust becuase it can spin up a new node in case a physical machine, a cluster or an entire datacenter is down. Of course, the app needs to be designed to be able to do this.

 

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10 Key Drivers Of Private/Hybrid Cloud Adoption - CRN

10 Key Drivers Of Private/Hybrid Cloud Adoption - CRN | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
CRN10 Key Drivers Of Private/Hybrid Cloud AdoptionCRNEnterprises are increasingly looking to private clouds to keep some of their core assets under their control while still moving to a cloud environment, according to a survey released this week by...
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2013 Predictions: Private Cloud gets exposed as a fraud - SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

2013 Predictions: Private Cloud gets exposed as a fraud - SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog) | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)2013 Predictions: Private Cloud gets exposed as a fraudSYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)If you're an IT manager calling your internal VMware or other virtualization farm a “Private Cloud” in an attempt to prove...
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Virtualisation is not Private Cloud Computing. But remember: Private Cloud computing IS cloud computing.

 

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Open Source Hosting - Challenges and Opportunities for Service Providers - Web Host Industry Review

Open Source Hosting - Challenges and Opportunities for Service Providers - Web Host Industry Review | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Open Source Hosting - Challenges and Opportunities for Service ProvidersWeb Host Industry ReviewThere are also a few hypervisors (Xen, KVM) and cloud infrastructure platforms (OpenStack, CloudStack) distinguishing themselves as foundational...
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Caveat emptor: there's a significant gap between an Open Cloud and a Cloud build with Open Source tools!

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Construction contractors urged to take advantage of cloud computing

Construction contractors urged to take advantage of cloud computing | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Software firm Autodesk said that construction contractors could reap significant rewards from cloud computing, particularly because their workforce is usually site-based. The engineering industry has typically been slow to ...
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Here's a new crowd for the cloud: construction contractors.

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7 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2013 That Make Perfect Sense - Forbes

7 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2013 That Make Perfect Sense - Forbes | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Forbes7 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2013 That Make Perfect SenseForbesAnd — no surprise — cloud computing is this year's hot topics.
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Surprise! Consumer apps get IT approval in small businesses - GigaOM: the beginning of a trend?

Surprise! Consumer apps get IT approval in small businesses - GigaOM: the beginning of a trend? | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
GigaOMSurprise! Consumer apps get IT approval in small businessesGigaOMAnd, more than half (52 percent) of cloud sync-and-storage applications now in use in these businesses likewise came in the door via employees.
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Cloud computing costs: do they stack up? - Sydney Morning Herald

Cloud computing costs: do they stack up? - Sydney Morning Herald | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it

Sydney Morning HeraldCloud computing costs: do they stack up?Sydney Morning HeraldDivest IT, a cloud computing provider, compares costs of the cloud against traditional IT infrastructure costs. See also my 2010 article [insert Smiley!]

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Cloud Computing in China – Data Privacy and State Secret Laws ...

Cloud Computing in China – Data Privacy and State Secret Laws ... | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Driven by large-scale government initiatives as well as private investment, cloud computing has become a hot growth area in China. Named a 'Strategic Emerging.
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Zimory Cloud Suite Supports Software-Based Networking ...

Berlin-Germany based Zimory now also supports Software Defined Networking (SDN) SDN allows customers to use the same Zimory software they use to manage virtual machines and storage to now control software ...
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Legal concerns curb corporate cloud adoption - Not just a European Phänomena! (Computerworld)

Legal concerns curb corporate cloud adoption - Not just a European Phänomena! (Computerworld) | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Legal concerns curb corporate cloud adoptionComputerworldTanya Forsheit, with whom Bowen shared the dais at a Practising Law Institute seminar on cloud computing in San Francisco last summer, says she has similar concerns.
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Amazon’s dead serious about the enterprise cloud – GigaOM | Rise to the Cloud

RT @RisetotheCloud: Amazon's dead serious about the #enterprise cloud - GigaOM http://t.co/6ngSCMMK #aws #business...
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Private cloud does not bring full benefits of cloud computing, says AWS

Private cloud does not bring full benefits of cloud computing, says AWS | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Amazon Web Services (AWS) senior vice-president Andy Jassy slams private cloud suppliers for failing to deliver the benefits of cloud computing (MT @thecloudnetwork: Private Cloud does not bring full benefits of #Cloud computing, says AWS -
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How Cloud Computing Is Shaping Your Business, How Business Is Shaping The ... - CMSWire

CIOLHow Cloud Computing Is Shaping Your Business, How Business Is Shaping The ...CMSWireThere have been numerous reports over the years on how cloud computing has developed, how businesses are taking to it, and how it is being used in the home.
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CIOs vs. Rogue Developers: How Private PaaS Keeps the Peace | Innovation ... - Wired

CIOs vs. Rogue Developers: How Private PaaS Keeps the Peace | Innovation ... - Wired | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
WiredCIOs vs. Rogue Developers: How Private PaaS Keeps the Peace | Innovation ...WiredThey must run a tight ship, and can't just let rogue developers flock unsupervised to the public cloud.
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Private clouds are perfect for Entepresis to benefit from Cloud computing, minus the headaches.

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Cloud and the IT 'dinosaur' - ITWorld Canada

Cloud and the IT 'dinosaur'ITWorld CanadaNaturally, my HP hosts were not inclined to agree: to them, cloud computing represents a revolution in the relationship between business and information technology, and has no real historical parallel.
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Nice -and real - definition of the 'IT Dinosaur': someone who is saying that "Cloud is old wine in new casings".

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J.R.R. Tolkien: Cloud Computing Education | CloudTweaks

J.R.R. Tolkien: Cloud Computing Education | CloudTweaks | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
J.R.R. Tolkien had much coming for the writer on cloud computing topics of this time and age, in the twenty first century. The Hobbit movie.
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Cloud computing in 2013: Two warnings - InfoWorld (blog)

Cloud computing in 2013: Two warnings - InfoWorld (blog) | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
Cloud computing in 2013: Two warningsInfoWorld (blog)These days, I get email after email from anyone and everyone who has predictions for cloud computing in 2013. I've started to delete them without reading any.
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How refresehing - some cricitcal notes to all the recent 'cloud-is-hot-hot-hot-in-2013-hype'

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Forrester: ten ways the Cloud will get real in 2013 | Business Cloud 9 - Another 2013 prediction

Forrester: ten ways the Cloud will get real in 2013 | Business Cloud 9 - Another 2013 prediction | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
2013 is just around the corner - and it's the year that everything changes and we get real about the Cloud.
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Tech Talk: Gartner Data Center in brief: Clouds (Public, Private ...

This is a part of a series of blog posts capturing some of the most interesting themes at the Gartner Data Center conference being held this week in Las Vegas. There was no shortage of cloud talk of all flavors at the event.
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5 Ways To Make Your Architecture Cloud Ready - Simplicable

5 Ways To Make Your Architecture Cloud Ready - Simplicable | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it

Follow these 5 principles of cloud software architecture to fully benefit from the Power of Cloud Computing

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This week in cloud: All Amazon all the time but Google gets its licks in - GigaOM

This week in cloud: All Amazon all the time but Google gets its licks in - GigaOM | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
GigaOMThis week in cloud: All Amazon all the time but Google gets its licks inGigaOMAmazon took full advantage of its inaugural AWS: Reinvent show to push out all sorts of news, most notably a new data analysis service based on Paraccel technology...
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2013: Year of the hybrid cloud - Again? (IDG News Service)

2013: Year of the hybrid cloudIDG News ServiceHe expects most of these in-house private clouds to be abandoned in favor of more strategic hybrid mixes of public cloud services and more commercially packaged private clouds services like those based...
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How IT will be blown to bits - Interesting blog from InfoWorld on the 3rd platform

How IT will be blown to bits - Interesting blog from InfoWorld on the 3rd platform | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
How IT will be blown to bitsInfoWorld (blog)The season of predictions is upon us, with market intelligence firm IDC last week releasing its report "IDC Predictions 2013: Competing on the 3rd Platform." What exactly is the "3rd platform"?
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2012 Cloud Predictions -- Winners & Losers - Forbes

2012 Cloud Predictions -- Winners & Losers - Forbes | Cloud Computing de-mistified | Scoop.it
James Staten The year 2012 brought a significant amount of growth in enterprise use of cloud services but did it fulfill our expectations? With just five weeks left in the year it’s time to reflect on our predictions for this market in 2012.
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