The Future Of Cloud Computing
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Advantages of cloud computing for a business

Advantages of cloud computing for a business | The Future Of Cloud Computing | Scoop.it
Computing in the cloud
You've probably heard a lot of talk lately about cloud computing. Every major technology
company from Microsoft and Amazon to Hewlett-Packard and IBM has a cloud strategy.
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This article on stumbleupon.com gives the reason why cloud computing is taking off in such a dramatic fashion. It gives an overall view of what cloud computing is, and then goes on to tell people how it can help business' and companies. The article finishes by demonstrating how cloud computing can be used in the real world by helping with disaster relief and other such problems that arise when the networks are broken down.
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12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs

12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs | The Future Of Cloud Computing | Scoop.it
AlamyAdditive Manufacturing with the Maker Bot, a 3-D printer.By Daniel BurrusAs technology continues to impact our lives, workers in today's (12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs
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In this article Daniel Burrus talks about how the IT industry is expanding and taking over jobs, which are causing new jobs in IT to blosm and boom with increasing ferocity. In the article Burrus talks about the "12 Tech Trends transforming careers--and leading to new jobs" which is directly linked to cloud computing. Burrus states that cloud computing will be increasingly embraced by industries, due to the trend of information being on-demand.

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The Six Main Benefits of Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services

Learn the benefits of cloud computing and AWS from Amazon Sr. Vice President Andy Jassy. In this short video, learn how you can eliminate upfront costs, redu...

Via Wonil Lee Ph.D.
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Andy Jassy, the Senior Vice President for Amazon's Web Services outlines how cloud computing is changing the way that companies are working, by using cloud computing companies are able to trade their capital expense for variable expense (pay as you go) they are able to then reduce prices, which in turn brings in more customers. Cloud computing is changing the way of modern computing.

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) Dropbox &, Microsoft SkyDrive!: or Choose The TOP Free UNLIMITED Cloud ... - Timmins Times

) Dropbox &, Microsoft SkyDrive!: or Choose The TOP Free UNLIMITED Cloud ... - Timmins Times | The Future Of Cloud Computing | Scoop.it
Timmins Times
) Dropbox &, Microsoft SkyDrive!: or Choose The TOP Free UNLIMITED Cloud ...
Timmins Times
In the end, it comes down to your storage needs and budget restrictions. But knowing the key facts will make the choice more clear.
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Cloud storage is becoming a big part in modern day life, you can store video games on game console in the cloud, you can transfer files almost instantly P2P through dropbox using cloud storage, Timmins Times takes a look at the different types of cloud storage and gives you a look at the best ones.

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Live Blog: The Next Five Years Of IT

Live Blog: The Next Five Years Of IT | The Future Of Cloud Computing | Scoop.it
What are the key trends that will change the way IT pros work over the next five years, and how will server and data centre technology evolve? Gartner...
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David J Cappuccio, Vice President of Gartner, talks about the next five years of IT and where it'll lead, among the biggest is Cloud Computing. In the presentation Cappuccio doesn't talk about cloud computing in a generic sense, he talks about how the meaning of cloud computing can differ from person to person. Industries see Cloud computing as a way of storing technical data and other such information vital for the business or for a client. Whereas if you asked an individual you'd get quite a different answer. The next five years of cloud computing will be something everyone is looking forward to.

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Netflix Offers $100000 In Prizes to Advance Cloud Computing | Patch.com

Netflix Offers $100000 In Prizes to Advance Cloud Computing | Patch.com | The Future Of Cloud Computing | Scoop.it

Netflix, Inc. announced Thursday the Netflix Cloud Prize, a competition designed to make cloud computing better for everyone.

 

With $100,000 in available prize money, the Netflix Cloud Prize challenges developers around the world to do their very best to improve the features, usability, quality, reliability and security of computing resources delivered as a service over the Internet, popularly known as cloud computing.

 

Contest submissions will be judged by a panel of experts. All submissions will be available freely to anyone.

 

"Cloud computing has become a hot topic recently, but the technology is still just emerging," said Neil Hunt, chief product officer at Netflix. "No doubt many of the key ideas that will take it to the next level have yet to be conceived, explored, and developed. The Netflix Cloud Prize is designed to attract and focus the attention of the most innovative minds to create the advances that will take cloud to the next level."

 

Netflix is a cloud pioneer, starting adoption back in 2009.

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Netflix is a cloud pioneer. They've been using cloud storage since 2009, which is when cloud computing really started to snowball through our technologies for todays day and age. The above article outlines a competition that is about designing better cloud storage and new innovation in cloud computing, which is more than likely to bring around even more technologies that are grasped by cloud computing.

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Top 10 Creative Uses For Dropbox Or Other Cloud Storage

Top 10 Creative Uses For Dropbox Or Other Cloud Storage | The Future Of Cloud Computing | Scoop.it
The cloud is no longer a technology fad. It is very much mainstream. It is so mainstream now that even enterprise scale applications have flown in droves to the cloud.

Via Patty Ball
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As Saikat Basu states in this article, the cloud is no longer a technlogy fad. In the attached article Basu shows off many different uses for cloud storage, ranging from tracing stolen laptops/mobiles to recovering lost MS word files. The different ways that cloud storage is being utilized with today's technology is astounding.

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