There is no denying the rapid growth in the popularity of cloud computing solutions as part of today’s enterprise IT infrastructure.Read More
As it becomes increasingly apparent that cloud computing is here to stay, many IT support professionals may be wondering how the technology will affect their careers.
Forrester Research’s James Staten recently asserted that many companies are overlooking one aspect of the cloud that may be most beneficial: revenue generation.
Many have written about the risks and benefits that cloud computing offers when it comes to IT security and data protection. In a recent IT Business Edge report, IT analyst Mark Vizard suggested that the cloud offers important opportunities to correct old IT security mistakes. According to Vizard, cloud computing offers “what amounts to a…Read More
Despite the recent setback caused by the failure of Amazon’s EC2 cloud computing service last week, forecast for the cloud looks favorable, according to a recent Forrester Research report. While the current size of the market – around $40.7 billion – is nothing to scoff at, the research firm projects monumental growth for the cloud…Read More
The security concerns around cloud computing are real, according to ShareFile CEO Jesse Lipson, but they may not be the same concerns foremost in the minds of IT professionals and corporate decision-makers. Data loss, Lipson writes in a guest article for Forbes, is one of the most common concerns about storing important information in…Read More
As a growing number of companies, government agencies and other organizations migrate to the cloud, cloud computing security management has received increasing attention. According to a recent Fierce Government IT report, some cloud computing security experts believe that any network connected to the internet requires additional data protection attention, as cyber criminals develop new means…Read More
As more federal agencies turn to cloud computing solutions to enhance their IT solutions, the government is expected to save billions in the next 12 months alone, a new study predicted. According to a report by government IT network MeriTalk, federal CIOs and IT managers believe they will save as much as $14.4 billion in…Read More
U.S. federal government CIO Vivek Kundra is an outspoken proponent of cloud computing. Earlier this year, he announced the launch of a new government IT strategy that calls for extensive adoption of cloud-based solutions in government agencies. Speaking at a recent cloud computing forum at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland,…Read More
When cloud computing was still considered a new idea, some companies were reluctant to adopt cloud-based IT infrastructure because of concerns about cloud computing security. Today, however, it seems a rapidly growing number of organizations have come around to the view that cloud computing security can be achieved if the appropriate measures are taken. This…Read More