If you are thinking about using the cloud for your business but you’re concerned about security, there are new tools that can help. Cloud access security broker tools can add a layer of security that works in multiple ways, and they can be very easy to use. Cloud access security broker tools can encrypt data,… Continue reading How can we beef up our cloud security?
The top quality web hosting sites of today are using cloud hosting for optimal website functionality. However, though its use is becoming widespread, some business owners are still not exactly sure what cloud hosting is and why it’s beneficial. “Cloud hosting” is a buzz phrase that has taken the business world by storm, and for… Continue reading Do I need cloud hosting?
You might not realize it, but the history of networks goes back to 1973, when Ethernet was invented at Xerox. The “Blue Book” of Ethernet standards was developed in 1980, which paved the way for the internet as we now know it. In the early years of the internet, new technology was developed that paved… Continue reading Networking technologies: from launch to cloud
There is no “one right way” to use cloud solutions for your business. Some organizations are content with just storing data backups on the cloud. Others rely on complex databases, such as cloud customer relationship management (CRM) networks or collaborative document sharing systems. These solutions should be able to scale to your company’s size, and… Continue reading How to leverage Cloud solutions for effective business communication
Cybercrime, “When the hunter learns to shoot without missing, the bird learns to fly without perching.” This is an age-old adage that rightly depicts this ever evolving breed of criminals. These cybercriminals are each year devising fresh and sophisticated ways of developing threats that target distinct organizations, individuals and computer system. This year, 2013, is… Continue reading Cybercrime: main targets in 2013
Cloud computing is the newest name for what has been around since the mid-90s as “on-demand infrastructure.” In 1995, it was known as “Shared Web Hosting” and had limited features such as multi-tenant, automated provisioning, easy-to-use interface. In 1998 VPS Hosting became available – this web host improved by having partial infrastructure demand and resource… Continue reading The history of cloud computing
It’s election time. This year’s election is very different from any in the past. It’s not just what’s at stake. It’s the way that we’re presented with the information that’s truly changed. The cloud, for better or for worse, is powering this election. Do you think it’s better or worse now? Rackspace® — Election 2012:… Continue reading The cloud of the candidates
Upon walking into a business or home office, you might notice a key component that appears to be going extinct before our very eyes. That piece is the office filing cabinet. It’s being replaced by new technologies that make it easier for us to store files and data in places that can be accessed easier.… Continue reading Where will you put those files?
Adobe is gearing up to release Creative Cloud, their online edition of the Creative Suite. The San Jose-based company claims it offers all of the benefits of their desktop applications, with the added ability to use anyof their CS software titles. Creative Cloud gives users the freedom to run any Adobe Master Collection application on… Continue reading Adobe sends Creative Suite to the cloud
Connectivity and the possibility of not having access to data is a risk with cloud computing, as is speed based upon a faltering internet infrastructure, but the primary reason that people are hesitant to adopt the cloud for all of their business needs is security. The intermingling of our bits with their bits makes people… Continue reading Several not-so-random facts about how IT perceives the cloud