Category: Cloud

Building the private cloud

Prepare the fabric in System Center VMM In the public cloud scenario, the IT department of a company (the tenant) is purchasing capacity from an outside service provider (the cloud hoster). This model applies to the modern IT department in

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SkyDrive cloud storage to your Android tablet

For some of us, one cloud storage service isn’t enough. And even though the Android tablet seamlessly integrates with Google Docs, there may be a necessity to connect to a different cloud service, such as SkyDrive. Unlike the Windows 8

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Avoid these five cloud storage pitfalls

I’ll be honest; I’ve used cloud storage in some form for a long time. In fact, I started as early as 2009 with production data from my previous role in financial services being sent to a public storage cloud. Since

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You should build your own Cloud.

I can think of 10 reasons why it does. In the end, if you agree, you’ll be digging into the likes of Ubuntu Cloud or ownCloud and serving up your very own company-centric cloud.

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The myth of the always-on cloud

One of the big promises of cloud computing is the idea of always-on. The cloud as a whole – infrastructure, platform and software – is supposed to be available at all times. Service providers from every layer give 99% and

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