Virtual computing has created a tremendous opportunity for businesses to offload their IT requirements to cloud providers. Today, businesses with very large storage requirements, such as distributors of video media, can use the cloud as a way to implement management-free storage. They no longer have to worry about matching capacity to the changing market, of […]
Business discussions around cloud computing are increasingly focused on the idea of a hybrid cloud strategy. Instead of plans to move all data and applications to a cloud platform or to maintain an on-site data center strategy only, a hybrid of the two approaches is becoming a top consideration for many organizations. The trend toward […]
Running a successful business requires quite a bit of planning. This is particularly important when dealing with data protection and recovery. While current technology can greatly optimize everyday operations, the possibility of disaster looms from every direction.
Cloud computing is a ubiquitous concept these days, with many major tech companies offering some form of cloud storage to consumers. Unlike other methods, cloud storage allows users to store a host of data remotely. This option is far more convenient, as it allows easy retrieval from any device that can access the internet. As […]
T-Systems, a German company, has opened a new cloud data center in Biere, Germany. There they announced that they can keep the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) from searching the data stored there. German users who access German websites would be safe from the NSA.
500 KB double sided double density mini floppies, 3×5 hard disks, flash drives, usb drives, magnetic tape, removable hard drives…oh, the many and the fallen! History, littered with the remains of digital storage devices. College kids today have never seen a floppy disk. For them it’s flash drives: lipstick-tube sized devices left in a computer, […]
Social manufacturing is upon us, and it has transformed manufacturing from macro-factories to micro-factories. The new Google DRIVE will be a part of it, since only robust and readily accessible Cloud Storage makes it possible. Manufacturing no longer requires great smoking urban factories filled with laborers in coveralls. In the new era of micro-manufacturing and […]