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Cloud Industry News focusing on data center storage, MBaaS, mobile back-end, and cloud backup metrics in broadband markets

Hurricane Sandy? Lessons from Kii Cloud MBaaS, Carrier-Grade MBaaS

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Data center reliability blues? Hurricane Sandy knocked a lot of major data centers and parts of the Internet offline. From this article on the San Jose Mercury News: BuzzFeed began publishing section-by-section content to the blogging platform Tumblr. It also worked with Akamai, a content … [Read more...]

Cloud Redundancy: How Amazon Should Repair Credibility

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I’m curiously puzzled, but not entirely surprised, how a company such as Amazon (AWS) allowed its servers to be interrupted for any length of time due to severe storm damage in northern Virginia this past weekend. Companies using cloud servers are both expectant and dependent on being able to pull … [Read more...]

International Cloud Expo Offers Unprecedented Collaboration

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With an unprecedented line-up of all-star cloud computing heavy-weights, Sys-Con Media has put together a phenomenal presentation and collaboration effort for the 8th International Cloud Expo in New York City, June 6 – 9, 2011. It promises to engage and enlighten participants with four days of … [Read more...]

A Future Ecosystem of Cloud, Consumer and Device

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Marriage in the Clouds It cannot be denied; the rush for a once deemed market failure, Web TV, is back with a vengeance and companies are clamoring to connect consumers and Cloud applications with what continues to be the mightiest medium for entertainment, the TV. Cord-Cutting trends cannot be … [Read more...]

Are You Cloud Computing Adoptive? The Answer May Be Surprising

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Cloud Computing Underutilized According to research conducted by a GFK (Global Research North America) Survey, only about one in ten consumers understand the term, Cloud Computing. This is surprising with the amount of connectivity out there today where information and data are accessed and shared … [Read more...]

Serving Cloud Applications to Smart TV’s: Eliminating the Set-Top-Box?

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Companies introducing new technologies are moving at break-neck speeds as evidenced at the 2011 International CES Show in Las Vegas this past week. With a momentum promising to virtually eliminate STB’s (Set-Top-Box), Samsung (OTCBBO: SSNLF), along with cable operators Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and … [Read more...]