Monthly Archives: August 2010

How NASA Has Paved The Way For Open Source Cloud Computing

NASA has one of the original nodes of the Internet. In the last few years it has been a major developer of open source cloud computing services. Continue reading

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Why Cloud Computing Will Continue To Grow

Why cloud computing will soon replace traditional computing entirely. Continue reading

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5 SaaS Pricing Models

Five ways that Software as a Service is priced. Continue reading

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8 Types Of IaaS Providers

Like platform-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) comes in all different shapes, sizes and colors. There are at least 8 different types of IaaS providers, maybe more. Here are the types of IaaS providers that I can count off the top of my … Continue reading

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4 Types Of PaaS

The 4 different types of PaaS services for business needs. Continue reading

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Three Segments Of Cloud Computing

You can sum up cloud computing by narrowing it down into three distinct segments: Applications: On-demand applications are often referred to as software-as-a-service. Rather than spend thousands of dollars for traditional software packages that might include more functions than are … Continue reading

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What Is An Intercloud?

If you’ve heard the term “intercloud” you may be wondering just what that is. First, let’s back up a little and talk about private clouds because until you understand what a private cloud is you’ll have a difficult time with … Continue reading

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Private Cloud Hosting: What You Need To Consider

When it comes to hosting a private cloud you should consider more than just the raw costs. While that is certainly important, there are other considerations such as your own resources, hardware and software needs and cloud availability. Here’s a … Continue reading

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What Is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing has been defined in a number of ways. Some of the definitions are clear while others add a little bit to the confusion. Is there a way to really clarify just what cloud computing entails? Wikipedia defines cloud … Continue reading

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Centralize Your Data In The Cloud For Easier Management

How the cloud makes centralized data management more efficient than decentralized data management across your organization. Continue reading

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