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While some purveyors of cloud-based technology solutions may be inclined to tout this as the “new, new thing” to hit business, cloud computing is not a new concept.  Defined as “…the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network (typically the Internet)[,]” cloud computing dates back to the 1960s.   Continue reading

Microsoft’s new cloud-based Office 365 platform is a good (but not perfect) start

Microsoft‘s new cloud-based Office 365 platform is a good (but not perfect) start || “Office 365 Isn’t Mobile Enough” http://ow.ly/5rXTo

Amazon dominates with 40% of the public cloud market

Amazon dominates with 40% of the public cloud market – “Amazon’s ‘state of the cloud’ – it isn’t stacking up” http://ow.ly/5o23g

Why isn’t multi-device sync available from Google for their cloud?

Why isn’t multi-device sync available from Google for their cloud? – “From iCloud to Dropbox: 5 Cloud Services Compared” http://ow.ly/5ndfS

Trend Micro enters the fray with a solid cloud offering

Trend Micro

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Trend Micro enters the fray with a solid cloud offering – “Access your files wherever you go with Trend Micro SafeSync” http://ow.ly/5krAS

Is anyone excited about Chromebooks (yet)?

Samsung Chromebook Series 5

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Is anyone excited about Chromebooks (yet)? – “Chromebook arrives as Netbook checks out” http://ow.ly/5jgQa

iCloud is great for service providers

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#iCloud is great for service providers – “Apple’s iCloud and what it means for wireless data service” http://ow.ly/5cpBu

Apple’s worst-kept secret has been confirmed; cloud service is coming

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Apple’s worst-kept secret has been confirmed; cloud service is coming – “Apple Announces iCloud, Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote” http://ow.ly/56Iqo

Amazon’s outage hasn’t killed anyone (yet) but it does give cause for reflection

RMS Titanic

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Amazon’s outage hasn’t killed anyone (yet) but it does give cause for reflection – “Why Amazon’s cloud Titanic went down” http://ow.ly/4FVBw

Great idea but network latency and throughput will be challenging

3rd generation Toyota Prius G (2009/5 - )

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Great idea but network latency and throughput will be challenging – “Toyota, Microsoft to Bring the Cloud to Cars” http://ow.ly/4vmTy