Cloud is a booming tech niche that offers plenty of opportunities for anyone with the right idea. Little wonder then that this sector is seeing so many startups, a lot of which end up being successful.
Before moving on, let’s define “success” in the context of cloud startups. Every company is started with an innovative idea or with the need to fill a gap in the existing infrastructure or services. Though many ideas are hard to implement and don’t take off as a general rule in other sectors, the cloud industry is different. Since it’s an emerging field, there’s a greater chance for entrepreneurs to come up with an innovative idea and [...]
Cloud companies are growing at a rapid pace and this means, they’re constantly going to need cloud professionals to manage their infrastructure and client projects. This translates to more opportunities for cloud professionals. In fact, this profession is likely to be the future of IT.
Given these opportunities, it makes sense for IT professionals to move to the cloud. The best way to do that is by getting hands-on knowledge about cloud applications, infrastructure, management, deployment and more.
One way to acquire this knowledge is through self-study, but then you also need to show your potential employers that you’re proficient in this area. So, a good [...]
Virtustream, an enterprise class cloud company, announced today that it will be launching a new healthcare cloud for its clients. This new product is built on Virtustream Enterprise Cloud and is aimed to helping clients to comply with the security requirements from regulatory bodies.
One of the key aspects of this healthcare cloud is that it offers an environment that is compliant with existing standards like HIPAA and HITECH. The service level agreements ensure that these requirements are met 99.999%, and this can be a big relief for healthcare companies.
Currently, the many regulations take up a lot of time and resources of healthcare companies and it also takes their [...]
The global communications market is growing at astronomical rates, a lot of which is powered by the cloud. In fact, a report by Marketsandmarkets.com, shows that the global communications market will reach $4.45 billion by 2021 and this robust growth will be aided by cloud-based solutions.
We can even say that cloud will power the future of global communications market due to a combination of many factors. First off, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is catching up in a big way, where employees can use their own personal devices to access work files and even complete their task. Such a system works best with cloud-based solutions where employees can access whatever [...]
We’ve heard of many new jargons in the world of cloud such as Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS). The latest to join this list is Identity as a Service (IDaaS).
First off, why do we need IDaaS? As more companies adopt the cloud in a big way, there is a need to strike a balance between cloud identity and on-premise identity, not to mention the management of both. This need can be filled by IDaaS.
In addition, it can also lower the cost of owning Identity Access and Management (IAM) solutions. And that’s not all. IAM faces many challenges with respect to both business and technology. For example, [...]
Estonia is a country known for its digital way of life, and its latest program that is likely to make it the first “cloud country” is another feather on its cap. If you’re wondering where in the world is Estonia, well, it’s a small country in the Baltic region of North Europe.
Looking back a few decades, Estonia got its independence from the from USSR in 1991. Since then, it began pushing into the digital world in a big way. For example, it created an online voting system in 2007 to make it easy for its residents to vote from any part of the world. Other programs include providing government services online, including medical records and prescriptions, [...]