Cloud computing is a technology that allows centralized data storage and online access to computer services and resources through remote servers and networks. Many technology companies have begun to transition from IT resources into cloud computing and are competing to become the world leader. The better-managed companies will be able to make this transition more successfully than those who lack decent management. Here is a description of what some tech companies are doing to make this transition.
Cisco’s transition into the cloud has allowed the company to grow further than its traditional routers and switches. Cisco has seen a dramatic [...]
Cloud computing is being adopted at an exponential rate, with software-as-a-service (SaaS) arrangements being the leader. In the corporate sphere, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is leading. IaaS offers virtual hardware, storage capacity, and network connections. Another type of service is the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) which allows users to build applications on the internet.
Utilization of the cloud promises savings, flexibility, and ease, which is why many companies have begun to implement it. There are some big decisions to make before they can successfully apply cloud computing. These include: public, private, or hybrid clouds; cost-benefit analysis, [...]
2014 could have easily been host to some of the biggest security breaches ever. Many hackers have adapted to the ever-changing technological advances, but current security practices and technologies can prevent these breaches. Many companies that fell victim to security breaches fell into the compliance equals security trap. This trap concludes that if a company goes to the trouble of being legally compliant, to any number of regulations, then it will be secure. But this is not the case.
Security is never a guarantee. However, there are some things that can be done to help prevent serious breaches of security and the consequences that come along with [...]