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Five ways to use the cloud and stumbling blocks along the way

The practice of renting virtualised pools of servers and storage over the net is known as infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and is the most popular class of cloud service available today. But most businesses are only making limited use of IaaS, with the majority restricting their use to spinning up application development and test environments… Continue reading Five ways to use the cloud and stumbling blocks along the way

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Amazon Web Services vs/and Windows Azure

Not long ago I had to answer one very hard question, at least to try finding the answer:-):What is better Windows Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS) for cloud computing? Why can no other providers fit the bill? – may you ask, the thing is that most of them can’t provide the price points or… Continue reading Amazon Web Services vs/and Windows Azure

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Yeah, until it rains…Or is my data safe in the cloud? ;)

When you say “cloud” somebody’s imagination draws a sky with dozens of funny-shaped airy clouds, IT folks’ mind will recall companies’ names like Microsoft, Google, Dropbox, Amazon. Indeed, cloud computing has contributed to the business world tremendously, still there is much skepticism around such kind of services, reliability and security of remote clouds. Naturally when… Continue reading Yeah, until it rains…Or is my data safe in the cloud? 😉