Category: Cloud Computing

The cloud has not only conquered large corporations in recent years. It also offers some benefits for small and medium businesses. However, a security-conscious configuration of the cloud services is indispensable, especially when interacting with mobile devices.

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The cloud is becoming a new standard for decentralized data delivery. Not only businesses, but also home users benefit from the versatile technology. For a safe introduction to the subject of cloud computing, this guide provides a good overview.

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Microsoft has placed a data center at 36 m depth on the seabed off the coast of the Scottish Orkney Islands. The watertight cylinder houses twelve server racks with 864 servers, which provide storage space of 27.6 petabytes for the Internet. The data center is cooled by the seawater.

Underwater Data Center: The twelve-meter-long watertight cylinder houses twelve server racks with 864 servers providing 27.6 petabytes of storage space for the Internet.

Underwater Data Center: The twelve-meter water-tight cylinder houses twelve server racks with 864 servers providing 27.6 petabytes of storage for the Internet.

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Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) should adhere to the following rules when dealing with cloud computing:

54% of German companies now use cloud computing. Most businesses want filehosting services to store their data in Germany.

54% of German companies now use cloud computing. Most businesses want filehosting services to store their data in Germany.

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1. Is your business model based on elasticity and flexibility? Cloud computing brings the most benefits when business processes change frequently or the business is subject to strong seasonal fluctuations. (more…)

The world’s largest provider of consumer cloud services like ?? Google, Apple and Amazon service providers Trendmicro refuse to provide information on the security and encryption techniques of their cloud offerings.

American cloud providers such as Google, Apple and Amazon are shying away from detailed security technology their cloud services. The corporations did not comment on several requests by the VDI Nachrichten.

American cloud providers such as Google, Apple and Amazon shy away from detailed information about the security technology of their cloud services. The corporations did not comment on several requests by the VDI Nachrichten.

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Summertime is construction site and congestion time. This is currently noticed by many drivers. And you know: navigation on highways and highways is not just a matter of detailed maps. At least as important is the availability of real-time traffic data.

Storm news is accumulating around the summer holidays. Those who do not want to wait too long should pay attention to the quality of the underlying data in their navigation tools. A comparison test confirms that drivers can get to their destination almost 15% faster with up-to-date real-time data.

Stagnation news is accumulating around the summer holidays. Those who do not want to wait too long should pay attention to the quality of the underlying data in their navigation tools. A comparison test confirms: (more…)

All US Internet service providers have lost confidence in recent weeks as a result of revelations about the NSA’s wiretap activity. However, “normal” cloud computing is also based to a high degree on trust and long-term reliability. And in this point, Google is falling further and further away from the competition.

“Spring cleaning” Google boss Larry Page called his radical shutdown activities, when he took over the head chair of Eric Schmidt two years ago. He has since (more…)

Is the data in the cloud insecure? Often enough, the data center of a provider offers more security than the IT of a small or medium-sized company.

“Many IT managers say: ‘Cloud computing does not come into my house!'” Reports Bernd Becker, CEO of EuroCloud Germany and President of EuroCloud Europe. “But now his employees have long been using Dropbox and Salesforce.com.” And that’s cloud services. This shady IT can be prevented by developing and implementing a cloud strategy (more…)

In addition to flexibility and cost savings, cloud computing has other advantages. One of them is an increased security of data, since the systems no longer need to be laboriously maintained in-house. The VDI Nachrichten spoke to Dietmar Meding, Vice President of Cloud Solutions at SAP Germany, about the requirements for cloud computing, especially in the SME sector.

VDI Nachrichten: SAP offers for many Business Areas Solutions from the Cloud. What (more…)

Cloud Computing? A good thing, many companies find – especially those who are involved in supply chains. Smaller manufacturing companies, however, are torn between new opportunities and security concerns about integrated industry. With “Virtual Fort Knox” a platform for medium-sized production companies was created, which takes special account of the security interests of this user group.

At Fort Knox in the US state of Kentucky, the US government stores its gold holdings. (more…)