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Cloud Computing Myth: Less know-how is needed

I recently found an interesting statement in an article which describes the advantages of cloud computing. A caption was named „It’s not needed to build additional know-how within the company“. This is totally wrong. On the contrary it’s exactly the opposite. It is more knowledge needed as each vendor is promising. There is a lack […]

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Dropbox alternatives for the enterprise IT

The popularity of easy of use cloud storage services like Dropbox to cause IT decision makers quite a headache. Withal, the market already offers enterprise ready solutions. This article introduces cloud services for the professional use. Dropbox drives shadow IT Dropbox has driven cloud storage services into the enterprise. The fandom of the US provider […]

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My cloud computing predictions for 2014

The year 2013 is coming to an end and it is once again time to look into the crystal ball for the next year. To this end, I’ve picked out ten topics that I believe will be relevant in the cloud area. 1. The AWS vs. OpenStack API discussion will never end This prediction is […]

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Criteria for selecting a cloud storage provider

Who is searching for secure and enterprise ready options for Dropbox should have a closer look to the vendors. The quest for a cloud storage vendor depends in most cases on the individual requirements. These decision makers previously need to debate and define. In particular, this includes classifying the data. Here is defined which data […]

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The Amazon Web Services to grab at the enterprise IT. A reality check.

The AWS re:Invent 2013 is over and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) continue to reach out to the corporate clients with some new services. After AWS has established itself as a leading infrastructure provider and enabler for startups and new business models in the cloud, the company from Seattle tries to get one foot directly […]

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The keys belong into the hands of the users: TeamDrive receives fourth ULD data privacy recertification in a row

The confidence in an encrypted communication for the transmission of sensitive information over the Internet is becoming increasingly important. Here, the Independent Regional Centre for Data Protection of Schleswig-Holstein (Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein (ULD)) lead by Thilo Weichert is a pioneer when it comes to independent verification and certification of privacy and security-related issues […]

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Runtastic: A consumer app in the business cloud

The success stories from the public cloud do not stop. Constantly new web and mobile applications appear that rely on infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings. This is just one reason that animates market researcher like IDC ($107 billion) and Gartner ($244 billion) to certify a supposedly golden future for the public cloud by the year 2017. The […]

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Disruptive world of IT: New technologies constantly change enterprises status quo. #tsy13

At first, Zero Distance sounds like one of these new marketing phrases, with which vendors try to tell us how to make the world a better place. Well, it is one of these marketing phrases. But one in which can be found a lot of truth. Looking at the use cases that were shown at […]

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The fully interconnected world becomes reality #tsy13

Companies are constantly exposed to shorter cycles of change in their everyday lives. The consumerization of IT is a great driver that will retain an important role in the future. For several years mobility, cloud, new applications, the Internet of Things and Big Data (analysis) show their effects. Besides these technological influences there is also […]

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How to solve shadow IT and covered clouds #tsy13

The shadow IT or as VMware calls it, Covered Clouds (hidden used cloud services) are a major problem for businesses. According to a VMware study 37 percent of Europe’s leading IT decision makers suggest in their companies not covered expenses for cloud services. 58 percent of European knowledge workers would use unauthorized cloud services. Pros […]

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