When comparing cloud computing and dedicated onsite servers, the question often becomes a "capital expenses (capex) vs. operating expenses (opex)" argument. But the idea that you buy a server and rent a cloud computing solution is misleading, especially on a balance sheet.
Why Cloud Computing Is Budget-Conscious
How Cloud Computing changes the Game in Media and Entertainment
Advances in technology and consumer behavior are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution over the Internet to a widening array of connected devices.
How the Cloud is helping to map Crime
Crime mapping has been around for years, it dates back to the 1800's and the New York City Police department has been using it to track criminal patterns since the early 1900's. Now with increased technology we are seeing the cloud help to track the country's criminals.
The Future of Education is in the Cloud
One of the most useful applications for the cloud is in education. With the help of cloud technology schools will be able to provide more effective resources to students while spending less. Students can now go to school online for a fraction of the cost of a full time college, there are even resources online that are completely free of charge changing the education landscape entirely, all thanks to cloud computing.
How Groupon used the Cloud to become the fastest growing Company ever
As I sit here on vacation, wading in the nice fresh water of Lake Winnipesaukee and breathing in the fresh New Hampshire air, I find myself with my iPad connected to the Cloud and the world as if I were sitting at home. With my Newstand app I can download the latest issue of my favorite tech magazine, CPU: Computer Power User (in case you were wondering), stream all my music through iTunes and even let my son watch the latest Mickey Mouse episode with the Disney Junior app.
How Law Firms can take advantage of the Cloud
Its no secret that more and more law firms are adopting cloud computing for their practices. This infographic shows just how law firms can take advantage of the cloud.
16 Critical Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Cloud Service Provider
A “cloud integrator” is a fancy name for an IT consultant who helps you set up and integrate the various software and solutions into a cloud service specific for your business. But buyer beware! The cloud is brand new technology and you don’t want just anyone setting you up on this.
Retail Therapy in the Cloud
“I like your shirt”, my boss commented the other day. “Thanks, I got it from LL Bean, it’s so easy; I love on-line shopping”. We then had a quick conversation about on-line shopping, which site is the best for shoes, casual or work clothes etc.
Are Cloud Users experiencing Buyer’s Remorse?
Cloud adoption has been on the steady rise for several years now; there is now a large customer base in the cloud ranging from individual users to enterprise level companies. With this large user base now established we are moving into part two of any products adoption pattern, buyer’s remorse.
Infographic: The Cloud Can’t Wait!
Here are some quick hit statistics about the cloud, basically the cloud is moving fast, really fast. Its time to catch up with it.