Cloud Computing

Cloud platform vendors limit their responsibility

Take a quick read of Google’s Terms of Service or Amazon EC2’s SLA Exclusions and you’ll see examples of how cloud platform vendors limit their governance and control responsibility. So what happens when you put your business in the cloud and then the cloud goes down?  Just ask Foursquare, Hootsuite, […]

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Cloud’s-Eye View

More than any other question, customers and prospects are asking me: What is the Ipswitch Cloud story? What are you going to do in the Cloud? The Cloud has been the topic of discussion in many Product Management and Research & Development meetings and strategy sessions here at Ipswitch. While […]

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Is Cloud Computing Your Company’s Pipe Dream? – It Is If You’re Missing Golden’s 5

“I think it’s a pipe dream that small companies are going to really adopt cloud computing. The primary reason is that these companies are typically extremely short-handed in terms of technical talent. They’ve usually got a few overworked super sys admins fighting each day’s fires with absolutely no time to […]

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To SaaS, or not to SaaS – That is the question.

I’ve been asked at least a dozen times over the last month “What are the benefits of a cloud-based hosted subscription versus an on-premises software deployment?”. “Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.” ~ Hamlet There are many benefits of going SaaS, just like there are benefits of […]

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The Web is Dead and You’re Wanted for Questioning

Did you kill the web? Let’s check your alibi. Think of how you spent your morning. Normally, I’d share my morning with you here, what websites I’ve visited and what apps I’ve used, but my boss reads my blog posts, and if she knew how much time I spent on […]

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The New CIO – Problem Solver, Data Breach Warrior and Cyborg

“Estimate how many pieces of sensitive files and data your company has … Now multiply that by $204. I’m sure you’ll agree that the ROI on the time and resources spent to protect company data are well worth the investment.” Hugh Garber – in a July 28th, 2010 blog Hugh […]

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Say Goodbye to Cloud Computing

That’s right. Get ready to say goodbye to cloud computing. Not the hosting and using of services over the Internet, oh no. I’m talking about the term “Cloud Computing.” Well, that’s just one of John Soat’s “Five Predictions Concerning Cloud Computing” What are the five predictions? All applications will move […]

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