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    Five ways VMware’s vCloud hybrid service takes your data centre to the cloud

    VMWare is well known for its virtualisation products, so it's not surprising that it is establishing a presence in the cloud computing world. Its hybrid cloud service, VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service, runs off of vSphere and vCloud.

    About 10 months, 3 weeks ago - 0 comments - Categories: Enterprise, Hybrid, IaaS, Infrastructure, Virtualization, VMware
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    Are cloud contracts driving away business?

    Cloud computing providers are increasingly falling for bad habits - they are offering customers "standard form" contracts whereby they set the provider lays out the terms, very much like insurance companies do with their policies.

    About 1 year, 2 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Adoption, Compliance, Hosting
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    Cisco courts Parallels and “desktop virtualisation” in the cloud

    To capitalise on Parallels' success story Cisco, the global networking giant, of recent has made an equity investment of $11 million to the desktop virtualisation firm. According to Hilton Romanski, VP corporate business development Cisco: "Cisco is continuing its commitment to technology development and innovation through strategic investments".

    About 1 year, 2 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Hosting, Vendors, Virtualization, VMware
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    Analysing cloud computing and the healthcare industry

    Cloud computing has touched many industries and is increasingly being adopted in many ways, from easily accessible data storage to business application solutions and reduction in hardware investment; and the healthcare industry is no exception.

    About 1 year, 2 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Adoption, Hosting, PublicSector, Storage
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    Charity uses cloud computing to protect from visitor surges

    Action for Children, one of Britain's foremost charities, has used a cloud hosting provider to create a hybrid cloud with which to support its website as well as applications, especially during peak surges in visitor numbers.

    About 1 year, 2 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Data, Hosting
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    America’s defence department moves towards cloud computing

    We are all aware of the United States military, and that it is the largest in the world. It has a budget of over £340 billion and employs in excess of 3 million people. Of course, such a large organisation will have a monumental IT infrastructure, as well as some of the tightest data security on the planet.

    About 1 year, 3 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Data, Hosting, Infrastructure, Security
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    10 tips for keeping your information safe in the cloud

    Using the cloud to store your data via virtual datacentres is great! You can have lots of space for a cheap price, which you can access virtually anywhere. You don't get issues such as threat of contracting aggressive malware and snooping software etc. However, having an account on the cloud does not mean total safety, and it is easy to forget this. Here are 10 tips to ensure total security, even if our entire data has been put there.

    About 1 year, 3 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Security, Storage
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    Integrating customer service and the cloud

    The cloud is commonly envisaged as a utilitarian service, enabling those companies using it to experience ease of access to data in various accounts, homogenisation of such accounts and so on. This utilitarian approach has, broadly speaking, meant that some cloud services lose a certain personal element with their clients.

    About 1 year, 3 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Consumer, Hosting, SMEs
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    Does mobility and the cloud equal total compatibility?

    Over the last fifteen or so years, we have seen computing make the transition from the fixed and immovable desktops and servers, through to chunky underpowered laptops, through to less chunky, more powerful laptops utilising Wi-Fi, through to smartphones, 3G and tablets.

    About 1 year, 3 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Mobility, Public
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    What are the roadblocks to a worldwide cloud security standard?

    The cloud storage phenomenon has resulted in a widely used platform used by both companies and individuals as an easy means to store their data. However, as is typical with new technology, the security has fallen behind and left users vulnerable to intrusions on their privacy that could result in data loss and theft.

    About 1 year, 3 months ago - 0 comments - Categories: Security, Storage
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