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?

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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 […]

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 […]

DNA Storage: Life as Knowledge

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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, […]