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How Does Cloud Hosting Work?

Posted on February 25, 2013
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Two metaphors aptly describe the cloud: “divide and conquer” and “slide and help.” No matter what the cloud is used for, whether it is data-backup, hosting websites or working on projects from multiple sites, cloud technology is used for these purposes. Here is a guide to how cloud hosting works, explained in military and sports […]

10 Cloud Computing Resources to Help in Your Cloud Provider Search

Posted on February 11, 2013
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Looking for help with your cloud provider search and feel as though you are drowning in information or sales pitches? That’s not unusual because there are literally hundreds of resources to assist you with your cloud provider search. All too often the “resources” are attached to a selling strategy and before you know it, you […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Cloud SLA

Posted on November 09, 2012

Before signing up for a cloud service, it is important to examine the company’s Service Level Agreement (SLA). The key to getting the most out of this agreement is to be fully aware of what is and is not covered. Basic service guarantees would include such aspects as performance, uptime guarantee, backup services and security. […]

The Difference Between Public Clouds and Private Clouds

Posted on November 08, 2012

  In the tech sky there are different types of clouds including private and public. A private cloud is more of an internal cloud managed by a single owner or corporation that is protected by a firewall. Public clouds are tech services that are offered by a tech company via an Internet connection through web applications or […]

3 Big Differences Between Large and Small Providers

Posted on October 30, 2012

When you are looking for a reliable cloud computing provider, big companies may try to lure you in with all sorts of promises and flashy advertising. Since they have a larger customer base they can afford more advertising and overshadow other providers that aren’t as big. Some of the mega-companies have a tendency to ignore […]

12 Tips For Easing Your Team into Cloud Computing

Posted on October 16, 2012

Preparation for a big move is always important, especially when that move is a switch to a different system. Not only is it important to get the entire staff on board, but it is especially important to prepare your team to undergo any changes, as well as ready them for the process.  Before we dive in to our other tips, there is […]

7 Different Cloud Computing Services to be Aware of

Posted on October 13, 2012

The basic idea of the cloud is always the same. It is a form of technology that allows enterprises, and small business alike,  to run applications that are housed away from the enterprises itself. In spite of this shared basic definition, however, there are several different types of cloud computing. Web Based Cloud Computing. With this […]