Tag Archives: cloud

What Is Virtualization And What It Can Do For Your Business

Virtualization in the IT world makes day to day tasks much easier, quicker, and allows for updating to be done on a much more efficient scale. According to Wikipedia, Virtualization “refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including (but not limited to) a virtual computer hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or computer network resources.” For… Read more »

Join The Cloud: How To Virtualize Your Company’s Environment

The virtualization of an IT infrastructure improves the function and success of your business’s most important and sensitive applications and resources. The idea is to move away from the idea of one computer, one server equals one application. Virtualization services are an efficient way to share information from one computer across several different platforms. Virtualizing… Read more »

Google Services Suffer Second Outage in Less Than a Month

If you noticed a few glitches Thursday with Google’s Drive, Docs, and other cloud-based productivity services, you weren’t the only one. The last time this many Google services were made unavailable was just under a month ago, when most Google Apps were interrupted for as long as six hours. http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/google-services-suffer-outage-n34986/

Cloud boom is on for real, researcher says

The week in cloud: IT spending on cloud infrastructure and services will grow a healthy 20 percent to 172.4 billion next year, according to IHS Technology. http://gigaom.com/2014/02/16/cloud-boom-is-on-for-real-researcher-says/

5 lessons for CIOs in the age of the cloud

Founded in 1899, Chiquita is proof positive that use of cloud — at least in the form of software-as-a-service (SaaS) products — is no longer just the province of startups and web 2.0 companies. The adoption of these technologies is integral to how older, established companies compete. And it’s a big part of how Chiquita… Read more »

Microsoft ditches SkyDrive for OneDrive

The sky isn’t falling, but Microsoft’s SkyDrive name is. Nothing else changes about the cloud-based storage service, Microsoft says, just the branding. http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57617836-75/microsoft-ditches-skydrive-for-onedrive-after-bskyb-dispute//