Archive | August, 2012

Survey – 51% of people believe stormy weather can interfere with cloud computing…

August 30, 2012

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NOTE: We have included our own survey at the bottom of this article and giving you an opportunity to share with us your thoughts about how you use the cloud. Look for your answers in an upcoming article of this blog. Surprising results were just released in a survey commissioned by Citrix and the survey goes […]

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SmartPhone Wars – coming soon

August 27, 2012

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If you are like me, when you heard the verdict that Samsung owes Apple $1.05 Billion for infringing on patents – your eyes probably jumped from your skull and you did the double take shake with your head. Not that I didn’t expect Apple to win, but more because of the amount awarded. This is […]

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Cloud Computing – Anything as a Service

August 23, 2012

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Daily – we are breaking cloud barriers and learning new ways to offer services to our customers. This is mostly driven by our customer’s themselves asking for countless applications and services be migrated to the cloud. As mentioned in sneak peek, we now have over 300+ applications that operate in our cloud environment, from HR, […]

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Study – SMB Role in Cloud Computing

August 20, 2012

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Cloud computing has been beneficial to small and midsized businesses (smb) according to the latest survey by Spiceworks. Here are the latest findings: 14% – say they’re accessing productivity suites in the cloud, while 6 percent say that they will be adding cloud-based productivity platforms in the next six months. 33% – say that they have […]

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Facebook lockup is lifted today, 271 million shares to flood market

August 16, 2012

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When the Facebook debacle debuted on May 18, or should I say when Facebook went public – as with many initial public offerings a “lockup” agreement was established by NASDAQ. A lockup is an agreement that restricts shareholders from selling any shares for a specified period of time. In this case 3 months. Normally – […]

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Epic hack – what it means to you

August 13, 2012

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Unless you live under a rock you probably already have heard about the “Epic Hack” that compromised technology journalist Mat Honan’s online life on August 3 2012. Mat was a former editor for Wired magazine and currently a senior reporter at Gizmodo, a technology gadget website. As Mat describes in his article “How Apple and […]

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Determining Cloud ROI

August 9, 2012

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When meeting with potential customers they’ve often ask how they can determine their own ROI. I found that the calculations can be difficult depending on how you plan to use the cloud. There are many reasons that businesses move and migrate to the cloud. Below are some quick statics from 2010 and 2012 on how […]

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Yeah – that is the cloud

August 6, 2012

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You’ve heard it before – “this is going to change everything” or “with this new service, things will be much faster”… The keyword is – change. So does it? As much as things change, do they really stay the same? By nature – the human race has evolved, we always have. So it only makes sense […]

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Looking for a Multi-Cloud Management Tool

August 2, 2012

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Recently, one of the users in a LinkedIn group I subscribe to asked the question “does anyone make a multi-cloud management tool”? The timing of this question could not have been better. As discussed in my “sneak peek” article on Monday, we are in the final stages of development on our next-gen cloud. A topic I […]

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