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The Future of Cloud Computing: Fog Computing and the Internet of Things

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by Jelani Harper Cloud Computing was initially leveraged for providing and accessing Service Oriented Architecture, which enabled organizations to attain resources with reduced costs, decreased infrastructure, and simplified architecture. Suddenly, advanced analytics capabilities (and many others) were in the hands of laymen. Big Data has emerged in earnest the past couple of years and with…

The Power of Cloud Computing

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by Jelani Harper Of all the technologies to radically alter the landscape of Data Management today—Big Data, mobile, analytics, and others—Cloud Computing is arguably one of the most important, as it enables these technologies to apply to one another with an efficacy that would otherwise not be possible. While various Cloud Computing applications regularly receive…

CENTRI Technology Launches BitCloud for Enterprises, Delivering Increased Efficiency and Transport Security for Cloud Applications

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “CENTRI Technology, a leading provider of mobile data optimization and bandwidth management technologies, today announced the availability of its BitCloud product for enterprises. Recognized as a thought leader, CENTRI has introduced the first software-only product that dynamically and simultaneously optimizes data and security…

Welcome to the Era of Cloud Computing

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of The New York Times reports, “You already work in the cloud, too, if you use a smartphone, tablet or web browser. And you’re using the cloud if you’re tapping online services like Dropbox or Apple’s iCloud or watching ‘House of Cards’ on Netflix… Technically, cloud computing refers to an efficient…

IBM Beefs Up Bluemix Platform-as-a-Service

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by Angela Guess Charles Babcock of Information Week reports, “IBM is beefing up its Bluemix platform-as-a-service, relying on decades of software development expertise in an attempt to muscle into this developer-oriented form of cloud computing. If it can attract more developers to its SoftLayer unit, then it’s likely to find more enterprise applications deployed on that…

Google Compute Engine Now Publically Available

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by Angela Guess Stephanie Mlot of PC Magazine reports, “A year and a half after its debut, Google Compute Engine is now generally available. Google’s answer to cloud computing, the infrastructure-as-service product was introduced at its June 2012 I/O developer conference, with the promise of time-saving measures and consistent performance at a massive scale. Now, it’s more broadly available,…

The Healthcare Industry’s Use of Paper v. Big Data

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by Angela Guess CloudTweaks reports, “The healthcare industry has been making its move toward technology, putting iPads and tablets into the hands of healthcare professionals and now, the latest big move has been adopting the concept of cloud computing to organize, share data and protect patient information and healthcare data from being tampered with or lost.…

Survey Shows Proliferation of Hybrid Clouds

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by Angela Guess James Bourne of Cloud Computing News reports, “A survey of over 800 US-based IT decision makers from Virtustream in conjunction with independent cloud research firm Neovise has revealed that over half of US enterprise are using cloud computing in one form or another. 54% of those surveyed said they were in the…