I’ve recently read an article on the importance and utility of cloud in several industries: education, marketing companies, online entertainment, healthcare, information technology, finance and banking, telecommunication, hospitality, start-ups and security. I have no doubt that cloud computing apps and services can be of use in every single domain and business.
Several years ago one of my mentors asked the question above. As he explained the question and I considered my answer, I began to realize that the way I answered this simple question was a barometer for how I lived every aspect of my life.
In one of my latest articles, I talked about cloud based social and communication tools that help organizations improve their performance and I mentioned some of these tools that SMBs should be focusing on: voice, email
A new research from IBM Center for Applied Insights shows that IT decision makers quote big data as one of the main reasons to adopt platform as a service in their businesses. Although SaaS is very popular, most CIOs have not paid that much attention to cloud-based PaaS solutions.
With the increasing interest in social software during the last years, there are some top vendors that get the buyers’ attention. According to this trend, Gartner has released its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.
In the era of information and the technology behind it, cloud computing is on the rise among companies that turn to cheaper and faster solutions for their services. The cloud has become one of the best alternatives when it comes to support, monitoring and data management.
Ein Bereich, in dem Cloud Computing ganz großes Potenzial besitzt, ist die Anwendungsentwicklung - zumal es mittlerweile eine große Palette an Platform as a Service (PaaS)-Angeboten gibt. Es bestehen durchaus ein paar Risiken bei der Entwicklung einer Cloud-basierten Anwendung, gleichzeitig bietet sie aber auch beeindruckende Features und eine Flexibilität, die nicht-Cloud-basierte Anwendungen fehlen. Lassen Sie uns einen Blick auf die Vor- und Nachteile werfen, die App-Entwickler im Kopf haben sollten, bevor sie sich in die Cloud stürzen.
One area where cloud computing has a great deal of potential is application development, especially with the number of Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings that now exist. While there are certainly a few risks and challenges to developing a cloud-based app, it also offers impressive features and flexibility that non cloud based apps do not. Let’s take a look at a few of the advantages and disadvantages app developers should keep in mind before making a foray into the cloud.
Google Drive was released on April 24, 2012 and replaced the old Google Docs. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service by Google, that lets users to store all types of files including documents, photos, videos and Google Docs online and also to access them anywhere. Furthermore, it offers collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more.