How Careful Do You Need To Be With Cloud Storage? - Bandwidth
Cloud storage continues to get treated as this extra special project that you need to be more careful with than other projects you would undertake in the data center. Our belief is that you need to be no more careful with cloud storage than any other IT project and in some cases you can be a bit more risky. In this entry we will address some of the concerns surrounding bandwidth.
Verizon Bundles Google Apps For SMBs
Deal continues trend of partnering with high-profile software companies to package business applications around its core voice and broadband products.
No One Owns 'The Cloud'
Companies should think twice about pursuing trademarks around the term 'cloud computing,' as market saturation is making product differentiation increasingly difficult.
The Future of Google Docs
Docs has become a worthy competitor to Microsoft Office, but its future will rely less on feature parity and more on the value being added to Google's platform in the cloud.
Private Clouds Taking Off
Evidence is accumulating that as public clouds gain strength, enterprises are increasingly interested in building their own clouds in the data center.
12 Money Saving Tech Tips For SMBs
Smaller companies are under constant pressure to maximize their performance with minimal resources. However, you can't do business without technology -- and tech means spending money, something there never seems to be quite enough of for growing businesses. You keep a vigilant eye on costs as a matter of course. So you need to be creative to get what you and your employees need -- from phone service to software to desks and chairs -- without busting the budget. No matter what your business needs
Top 10 SMB Predictions For 2011
We dusted off an old piece of tech -- the crystal ball -- to see what the New Year has in store for small and midsize business. 2011 will without a doubt be the year when "trend" becomes "normal" in a variety of business areas, from mobility to virtualization to social marketing. And while certain industry lingo might simply become part of the everyday vocabulary, the term "SMB" itself is likely to be thrown around even more loosely than it was in 2010, by vendors, politicians, and a host of oth
Microsoft Needs A Wider Cloud Strategy
Bob Muglia, the departing president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, crafted a limited cloud approach based on the hand he was dealt. Here's what his successor should do.
Google Hosts Online Science Contest
The Google Science Fair is open to full-time students between the ages of 13 and 18 with a computer and an Internet connection. Get ready for some serious global competition.
Global CIO: The Top 10 CIO Issues For 2011
Blazing performance, the Chief Acceleration Officer, hybrid clouds, optimized systems, The iPad Explosion, analytics, and others lead our list of CIO priorities or 2011.
Cloud Computing Baffles Midmarket
48% of IT workers didn't know the meaning of the term, while 54% of respondents that use apps like Gmail or Salesforce.com didn't recognize them as cloud-based, according to a Virtacore survey of midsize businesses.