CIO Perspective: Why Cloud Projects Fail

Cloud computing gives enterprise users more flexibility than ever before while putting more pressure on the enterprise IT. End users want better applications, high performance and absolutely intolerable to downtime, development teams need rapid access to test and development platforms, whereas executives want justification of the all cloud related expenses and want to see the […]

Are Cloud Providers Pushing Clients Back to Colocation?

When it comes to networking capabilities, knowledge truly is power. Those companies that rely heavily on their networks for the storing and sharing of business information know that without a strong working knowledge of their IT infrastructures, they risk encountering significant obstacles in recovering whenever those networks experience issues. Yet not every company has the […]

Is One Worldwide Cloud Storage a Dream or a Nightmare?

Although the concept of cloud computing first gained traction in 1996, the actual design developed in 1994, and the precursors to computing as a service rather than as a product were designed as early as the 1950s. Today, cloud vendors are enjoying growth rates exceeding 50% annually. Cloud computing has become a success. It is […]

Is Cloud Storage the Pinnacle of Technology? What’s Next, if Anything?

cloud

When it was first introduced into public servers, the cloud was a mysterious entity that confused the general public, but it did not take long for people to see its advantages. Cloud storage and computing has made significant changes to the way people use their computing devices and the way companies do business. One question […]

Can You Be Required by Law Where to Host Your Website?

The Russian Duma passed an amendment regarding the regulation of personal data. The law will likely require all domestic and foreign companies to store data on servers physically located in Russia to stay in compliance with new regulations, and the law is anticipated to take effect in September of 2016. Russian equivalent of the FCC […]

How Secure Is the Cloud? Will It Rain Personal Information Everywhere?

Businesses want to believe in Cloud computing. For those who decide to use the Cloud, the benefits are overwhelming. As modern businesses farm out such overhead activities as human resources and accounting, they must still deal with their IT requirements. Thanks to Cloud computing, businesses can also delegate computing activities, which allows them to concentrate […]

When Not to Go Cloud

The spread of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, their connection with all types of computing devices from personal computers to mobile phones and their ability to save data directly to the cloud created a notion that it is a solution to every computing problem.