Both cloud computing and sustainability are emerging as trends in business and society. Most consumers, whether they are aware of it or not, are already heavy users of cloud-enabled services like email, social media, online gaming, and many mobile applications.
Today’s photography environment is more complex than ever. It involves digital cameras, smartphones, tablets, and computers. As the number of devices people use to take photos is rising so is the number of solutions and applications through which they take, view, or share photos.
A few days ago, Microsoft received notice that Windows Azure has been granted Provisional Authorities to Operate (P-ATO) from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Joint Authorization Board (JAB). Windows Azure is the first public cloud platform, with infrastructure services and platform services, to receive a JAB P-ATO. This opens the door foragencies to quickly meet U.S. government Cloud First Computing initiatives and realize the benefits of the cloud using Windows Azure.
Cloud computing is a hot topic and a major buzzword today. As every employee is making use of one or multiple cloud tools, cloud adoption in the enterprise is driven by personal use. As CIO you see a real opportunity for your enterprise to go into the cloud, your company’s stakeholders might not think the same way.
Remote working is becoming an industry standard, especially in the IT industry and other digital related fields. However, at the beginning of this year Jackie Reses, Chief Development Officer of Yahoo sent out a memo telling all remote employees that, by June, they would need to work in Yahoo offices.
Although financial services companies see significant benefits in cloud-based systems, the adoption of this technology is still slow-paced for the industry. The reason? For highly-regulated institutions there are significant legal and regulatory challenges that must be considered and dealt with before migrating to the cloud.
However, no industry can afford to ignore cloud computing any longer and its impact is strongly felt within the financial services sector.
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