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Posts from the ‘Cloud Computing’ Category

27
Dec

2012 Cloud Adoption Portends 2013 Trends

Cloud detractors would say that cloud computing is a still-maturing market with many pain points to be ironed out, but there’s mounting evidence to the contrary. The latest findings from a survey by Dimensional Research, sponsored by HostAnalytics, suggests that at the end of 2012, CIOs aren’t just savvy on cloud, they’re excited about it and they understand its potential.

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18
Dec

Cloud-based Collaboration Marches Forward

The end of 2012 finds the cloud-based enterprise collaboration toolbox getting bigger as the market gains steam and vendors release more sophisticated solutions and services that integrate collaborative technologies via the cloud.

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13
Dec

Why 2013 Is a Cloud-First Year

Anyone reading this is no stranger to the cloud, but there’s’ a good chance even the most seasoned CIOs could use a bit more education on how to use the cloud to the best of its ability.

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11
Dec

Skills Gap Delivers Flash Point for Opportunity

Cloud, mobile, analytics and social technologies have taken off much faster than any set of skills sharp enough to keep pace. If these technologies are to live up to their promise of transforming business, government services and society, there’s work to do.

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27
Nov

More Road Paved for Big Data in the Cloud

We all know data is growing at astronomical rates, but there’s still confusion over Big Data. When it comes to Big Data in the cloud, there’s even less road traveled. This is changing.

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20
Nov

Social, Cloud, Collaboration Bolster New E-Mail Growth

It shouldn’t be surprising that most of the world’s e-mail traffic is generated by the corporate world.

What might be surprising, though, is that the global e-mail market is showing strong growth in terms of users and revenues, according to a new report from the Radicati Group. The analyst firm estimates that in 2012 there were more than 2.1 billion e-mail users worldwide, including both business and consumer users.

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8
Nov

Making Collaboration Work For You

For CIOs looking to incorporate collaboration into the workplace, it may seem like a daunting task. Choosing a platform that’s right for both the workplace, the workers and the executive community may even seem impossible, but in reality, all it takes is a little strategy.

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23
Oct

Cloud PaaS ‘Pioneers’ Cite Flexibility, Impact

When it comes to cloud computing services, platform-as-a-se Read more

18
Oct

BYOD Challenges Are Growth Engine for Future

Most CIOs likely view consumerization of IT with a sense of trepidation. Tablets beget security issues, smartphones beget data loss and most user devices are completely different from one another — it could be a nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be.

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11
Oct

Cloud Lives Up to the Hype

CIOs who are worried about adopting cloud services, or simply concerned about the future of cloud technology, can exhale a small sigh of relief. A new CIO research survey took a look at cloud adoption and the relative success and hurdles adoption can bring. The findings are compelling: It turns out the cloud isn’t as scary as it seems.

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