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.
Fonality Moves UC Dashboard Into Cloud
IP telephony and Unified Communications provider adds Heads Up Display product to its fully hosted suite, with plans for a mobile version later this year.
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.
How Careful Do You Need To Be With Cloud Storage? - Security
Developing a cloud storage strategy is moving to the top of many IT managers project lists. How to use cloud storage and what applications or processes could benefit the most from the use of cloud storage are key questions to answer. One mantra that keeps coming up is "you have to be careful" with cloud storage rollouts. Really? What makes cloud storage so risky that it requires this extra caution?
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.
Verizon To Continue Rapid Cloud Ramp
The firm will rapidly expand its cloud offerings, with platform-based services, customer relationship management, and enterprise resourcThe telecom provider will expand its cloud computing offerings with platform-based services, and upcoming CRM and ERP apps.e planning launching in 2011.
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.
Defying Skeptics, Wikipedia Thrives
Rather than being overwhelmed by vandalism, Wikipedia has managed to remain one of the more vital, if not always 100% accurate, sources of information online.
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.