September 24, 2012

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FBI pushes for broader Internet surveillance

It has always been a game of cat and mouse, hide and seek – the white hats verses the black hats. For as long as I can remember, and I’ve been involved in technology since 1980, even before the IBM XT computer debut in 1983 – people, hackers really, have been trying to access data […]

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September 20, 2012

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Cloud myths disspelled

For almost four years now – Raven Cloud Computing has been working to bring you the best cloud tools available. We have many products and services and our customers enjoy the freedom to use our services and use us as an extension of the IT staff. At the risk of sounding like an advertisement or […]

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September 17, 2012

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Preparing your company for a disaster

What would happen if the power goes out in your workplace for a prolonged period of time? Just last week, it happened –  in San Diego. A massive blackout lasting more than 15 hours turned the lights and power out on 1.4 million residents and businesses. So what will happen when a disaster occurs to […]

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September 13, 2012

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Road Warriors: Rely on cloud and mobile based apps more than ever

As a road warrior you know the routine, you are sitting at an airport thousands of miles away from your company office. You are trying to work on a slide deck and proposal for a customer presentation – and you need more data. It’s late and the office is closed, all of your co-workers have gone […]

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September 10, 2012

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Is your data at risk

This weekend started an annual American tradition, the inaugural kickoff of NFL football. Televisions were tuned to favorite games everywhere. Of course some of us are not content with just watching these games, we have to be a part of them, hence fantasy football. There are various websites, NFL, Yahoo, ESPN, CBSSports where you can join […]

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September 6, 2012

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The New Cloud Applications

Last night I had friends over to watch the opening NFL game between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. Dallas won the game 24-17. During the game a commercial aired about cloud computing and what the cloud can do for you. I am sorry to say that one of my guest was unclear about […]

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August 30, 2012

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

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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August 27, 2012

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SmartPhone Wars – coming soon

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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August 23, 2012

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Cloud Computing – Anything as a Service

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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August 20, 2012

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Study – SMB Role in Cloud Computing

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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