September 2014

The Dawn Of Cloud 2.0

Google recently announced up to 85 percent reduction in pricing for its PaaS and BigQuery services. Soon after, AWS and Microsoft followed suit. Welcome to Cloud 2.0. Read More

The sum of all cloud security fears

There’s no need to bully folks into the cloud. It will happen in its own good time, when people feel safe enough entrusting their data to the cloud. That’s an emotional decision, not a technical one. Be clear exactly what it is. Read More

Need for speed

Need for Speed: Testing the networking performance of the top 4 cloud providers“, an interesting comparison by David Mytton

Cloud Seminar: Lighthouse – Your Beacon in the cloud – 21 October, Antwerp

On October 21st, Lighthouse organizes its first Cloud Seminar

Risks of Cloud Computing explained

Cloud computing continues to transform the way organization are doing business, proving to be a transformative innovation for many enterprises. It allows employees to work virtually so they can access company files from anywhere they can acquire an Internet connection; it allows businesses to streamline their operations and develop more eco-friendly strategies, and, cloud-based systems have consistently proven to be more reliable and cost-efficient than in-house infrastructures. Read more…

Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services

The public cloud storage service market is evolving rapidly, with early signs of consolidation amid growing price competition that impact IT leaders. Gartner assesses the key cloud storage service providers on their execution prowess and strategic vision. Check out their Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services

 

How to Outgrow your Competition in the Cloud

Brief presentation for companies who want to expand their business by using the cloud

Four in five SMEs “fully adapted” to the cloud by 2020

Four in five small businesses will be “fully adapted” to the cloud by 2020, according to a new forecast from software firm Intuit.The figures, posted in a deck entitled ‘Small Business Success in the Cloud’,
prognosticated that 78% of US SMEs would be au fait in six years, as opposed to the current adoption rate of 37%.
According to a newly released survey by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, enterprises moving most aggressively to adopt cloud computing are being rewarded with competitive advantages via increased business agility.

You can find out more about the Intuit analysis here.

Downlowad here free reeport from Verizon website.

Watch “Cloud moves beyond the hype: How cloud can give your company the business agility you need”

Source: cloud.verizon.com, cloudcomputing-news.net

CloudScout

Cloud Scout is a simple tool to give small businesses the information to decide on how to use the cloud: taking account of their legal, organisational and technical needs.”

Neelie Kroes,  Vice President, European Commission