How Does Big Data Have Business Value?

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Why does big data matter, in a general sense? It gives you a more comprehensive view. It enables you to operate more intelligently and drive better results with your resources by improving your decision-making and getting a stronger grasp of customers and employees alike. Big data may simply seem to be a way to build… Read more »

Why is Scalability Important?

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Cloud improves scalability, which has numerous benefits.

One of the first things you hear about the cloud is that it helps businesses grow because it improves their scalability. What is scalability really though? Why is it critical, and so critical, to business success? How does cloud technology fit into the picture of scalability? Certification training firm Linux Academy defines scalability within computing… Read more »

Public Cloud Spending to Top $160 Billion in 2018

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cloud computing spending 2018, along with types and beneifts

An analysis that was released in January found that public cloud spending would exceed $160 billion in 2018, and by 2021, would almost double. The United States was allotting more money to cloud than any other nation, with China expected to shift into the number-two slot – moving past the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan… Read more »

The ROI of Cloud Computing

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Figuring out your cloud ROI will help you make better decisions. Money cloud in the sky.

As the saying goes, “You have to spend money to make money.” However, we all know that how you spend money will be a major factor in determining your success. By measuring the return on investment (ROI) of a certain expense, an organization can decide whether it is a wise choice moving forward or not…. Read more »

Hybrid Cloud: How to Designate Public and Private Workloads

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Public, private, and hybrid are the three primary forms of cloud in use by organizations. As its name suggests, hybrid is a blend of the private and public models. A company with a hybrid cloud is able to choose the public or private setting for each given scenario. Michael Moore notes that companies will typically… Read more »

Web Hosting Continues to Grow, Especially Cloud [Market Research]

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Web Hosting Continues to Grow, Especially Cloud [Market Research]

Web hosting is growing at a fast rate. However, looking specifically at cloud hosting shows us the segment that is really fueling the current and ongoing growth of the industry.   Hosting market overview, e-commerce example & types   The web hosting industry supplies solutions that enable individuals and companies to run their websites, applications,… Read more »

The Connection Between Cloud Hosting & the IoT

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The Connection Between Cloud Hosting & the IoT

The Internet of Things is beginning to change our lives in numerous ways. Certainly elements of greater efficiency and convenience will be introduced by the IoT; however, there is a price to pay.   With the IoT generating a massive volume of data, the infrastructure must somehow match pace. Companies need to have the right… Read more »

How to Secure Your Cloud Server

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How to Secure Your Cloud Server

A few years ago, security was listed as one of the biggest reasons people might not want to entrust their data to the cloud. For good reason, companies have been careful and systematic in figuring out what information systems to use; security challenges on the Internet are by no means a new thing. Even back… Read more »

2018 Cloud Computing Predictions & Trends

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2018 Cloud Computing Predictions

On November 7th, Forrester Research released its list of top cloud computing predictions for 2018. This release is an event in the sense that it gives the public, individual businesses, and technology thought leadership a better understanding of how this important market and area of knowledge is developing.   After all, cloud computing is growing… Read more »