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Why Cloud Computing Isn’t Always Right

It’s easy to stand aside and say that cloud computing is for every company. But it’s not. The truth is, cloud computing just won’t work for every company. Here are some ways to know whether or not cloud computing is … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: Virtue Or Vice?

Mention cloud computing in a room full of IT professionals and you are about to witness a riot. There are advocates of both positions – yes and no, good and bad, virtue and vice. Choose a side and start arguing. … Continue reading

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Should You Have Your Own Datacenter?

A datacenter can be a boon or a bane. Not every business needs one. In fact, I’d caution some businesses against it altogether. And it’s not necessarily based on size of the business. First off, it is expensive to run … Continue reading

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When Cloud Computing Went Mainstream

Many tech professionals claim cloud computing went mainstream some time last year, touting the talk outside of the tech industry about cloud computing services. But I think this is all vague talk. I can pinpoint exactly when cloud computing went … Continue reading

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Why Cloud Computing Is Popular

If you look at the history of computing, you’ll see that there have been short-lived trends along the way. When a new trend develops, old trends die away. For instance, in the 1990s, personal computing took off like a rocket. … Continue reading

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Should You Run Your Own Datacenter?

Running a datacenter can be expensive and time consuming, but don’t let that scare you. There are reasons why you might want to run your own datacenter as opposed to simply moving your resources to the cloud and letting someone … Continue reading

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Is Elasticity Necessary?

Elasticity is a concept in computing that has implications for cloud computing though it isn’t necessarily unique to cloud computing. It simply means that your computing resources are easily scalable, up or down, based on the current demands of your … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Is In The Growth Stage

The first modern cloud computing service was offered by Amazon in 2006 when the Web’s largest internet department store began to use its own data center to provide data storage and application hosting services to its customers on a pay-per-fee … Continue reading

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Cloud Business: The Operation Without An Office

For the first time in history an entrepreneur can start a business and never have an office. There’s no need to pay rent, shop for furniture, spend loads of money on software and hardware, concern yourself with server security, or … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Is Taking Off

Cloud Computing Journal has two interesting blog posts published that illustrates just where cloud computing is going. The first article discusses the top 250 companies in the cloud computing business. The second articles highlights the top 50 bloggers in cloud … Continue reading

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