Interconnectedness And The Evolution of Networks
The world today is punctuated by networks. People around the world are tied into the lives of their family, friends, and colleagues through technology-based networks, and that has changed the way things work. The more interconnected lives and networks...
Best Time And Days To Post On Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Or Google+
More than 2 billion Internet users are available on online social media networks for brands to target. However, in the absence of right intelligence and insights, most of the social media marketers fail to optimize their efforts to generate...
The Practicality Of Wearable Tech In 2015 !!
Since the debut of the calculator watch in 1975, wearable devices have come to represent the future of technology. No longer are these gadgets the stuff of films and sci-fi novels: they are the kind of innovations that we...
Google’s New Offering in Cloud: Google Chrome Book
Google Inc. has ramped up its commitment to cloud computing with the announcement that it is working on a new range of Chrome books - which will use the firm's cloud-based Chrome OS. The personal computer will run on Google's Chrome operating system, which is cloud-enabled. The news source reports that the system will allow users to access popular virtual applications, including Google Docs and Google Business Apps.
Amazon’s Cloud Outage : Impact On Cloud Computing
Recently, Amazon’s cloud computing services suffered serious disruptions. Large websites such as Foursquare and Reddit became unavailable due to the disruption of Amazon Web Services. Amazon released their official response in “message 65648“. It seems that the root cause of the outage was failure of some Elastic Block Storage (EBS) volumes within a single Availability Zone in their US East Region. Last week Amazon notified, by email, all affected customers and indicated a 10 day credit equal to 100% of the usage of EBS Volumes, EC2 and RDS instances within the affected Availability Zone.
IEEE Aims To Standardise Cloud Computing
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the world's largest professional association advancing technology for humanity, has announced the launch of its new Cloud Computing Initiative. Designed to serve as the catalyst for innovation in the cloud computing arena, it is the first broad-scope, forward-looking cloud computing initiative to be put forth by a global standards development organization (SDO).
Cisco Buys newScale For Cloud Services
Computer networking equipment giant Cisco Systems Inc. announced its intention to buy privately-held software company newScale Inc., a provider of self-service management software for enterprise IT and cloud computing. This move will help Cisco to expand its offerings in cloud computing. Based in San Mateo in the U.S. state of California, newScale provides software that delivers a service catalog and self-service portal for information technology (IT) organizations to select and quickly deploy cloud services within their businesses.
Google Takes on Microsoft by Launching Cloud Connect
The battle between two IT giants seems to have entered into the cloud computing space as well. Last week, Google launched Cloud Connect and hit Microsoft right where it hurts – its Office portfolio. With the Cloud Connect plug-in, users can now go on the cloud with their Office files, without having to fire up SharePoint, another Microsoft product. With this single product, Office users get access to simultaneous collaboration, revision history, cloud sync, unique URLs and simple sharing of Office files ( Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Cloud Computing For The SMB
Small and medium sized businesses are getting attracted to cloud computing and are considering adopting cloud computing in some form. A survey by researchers at MarketBridge reveals that 44% of respondents had already deployed at least one cloud-based application. In addition, more than 70% of those surveyed planned to move at least one new application to the cloud within six months. This survey was done among 1,000 small to midsized businesses.
IBM to Build Asia’s Largest Cloud Computing Centre in China
IBM, the world’s largest computer-services provider, said it won a contract to help China build Asia’s largest cloud- computing center by 2016. The 620,000 square meter facility, which is to be owned by Range Technology, is expected to be completed in 2016, the companies announced on Tuesday. The data center aims to mainly serve government departments from China's capital and across the country, but will also be open to banks and private enterprises.
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Edtech startup entrepreneur arrested for defrauding students to the tune of 18 crore
The rise of EdTech startups in India is primarily driven by the increasing demand for online education and upskilling...
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