Cloud Computing vs. Dedicated Servers – What You Should Know

Everything in the hosting industry seems to be about cloud computing these days. It provides scalability, redundancy and on-demand services, but it is really as good as many advertisers say it is?
While it may not fit with every business or website, it’s important to know the differences between cloud computing and dedicated servers. You […]

5 Tips to Save Energy on a Server

Servers use power, and the more dedicated servers you have, the more of an energy bill you will have to pay. Excessive energy consumption also negatively impacts the environment. Therefore, whether your motivation is for the first, the latter, or both, you will most likely want find ways to reduce power usage on […]

Why the Cloud is Good for Businesses

2009 was so much about cloud computing. 2010 may well be the year that sees a lot of high-profile cloud computing. What is it that pulls businesses to cloud computing? Well, it all begins with reduction of costs. Yes, the cloud helps you cut down costs. Your operational expenses are reduced significantly. With cloud computing, […]

2009 Was the Year of Cloud Computing

The cloud emerged almost two years ago, but 2009 seems to have been the year it got everyone speaking. And this, regardless of most people being confused about cloud computing. Yet, 2009 has been the year when the technology was adopted by bigwigs. In fact, the Federal government too adopted it.
Amidst all the hoopla surrounding […]

Cloud Computing is Catching On

Amidst all the hoopla surrounding cloud computing, one thing that is clear is that this technology is not going unnoticed. However, some are of the view that the technology is bringing in a revolution. Carl Bass, President and CEO of Autodesk, has said that cloud computing brings in a technology “shift that happens every 10 […]

What Makes Cloud Computing So Popular?

Some may call cloud computing unpopular, but most find it gaining popularity with the biggest of organizations. What is it that’s making people adopt this technology? The fact that everything is offered as a service promises to make life easier for businesses. How? Let’s find out.
Cloud computing implies a considerable reduction in operational expenses. Moreover, […]

Cloud Computing is Becoming a Big Deal

And we are not making it so. If you search for news on cloud computing on the Net, you will be surprised at the number of results. The last, we told you in our previous post, is that the technology may get a new name soon, thanks to the displeasure expressed over it by the […]

Cloud Computing to Get a New Name?

When Shakespeare said, “What’s in a name?” he did not foresee the technological developments that mankind were to see centuries later and that the game won’t be just about names but also versions. So, amidst all the hoopla over cloud computing, one thing that seems to have struck some of the biggest brains in the […]

6 Reasons I Like Cloud Computing

It’s not news, I know. You know that I like cloud computing. Today, I will tell you why (as if I haven’t told you before!).

It helps me cut down costs. Operational expenses are reduced with cloud computing. I have to pay only for what I use; costs are directly proportional to what I need. Oh […]

5 Reasons Cloud Computing Rocks

Cloud computing is one technology that doesn’t cease to trigger debates everywhere you go. While some of such debates are intelligent, others are downright dumb. Yeah, the Cloud has both its benefits and limitations. Businesses the world over are leaping up to the benefits cloud computing has to offer. Let me share with you five […]

The Good Things about Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has received a lot of flak. However, there are many who are adopting the technology. Take, for example, the US government. The government recently issued a RFQ for cloud storage. I was surfing the net on good things about the cloud and came across a piece by Rafe Needleman. The post […]