Cloud

Cloud technologies are gaining momentum everyday in the largest data centers and the smallest businesses, offering services that encompass everything from the infrastructure down to the software level. There are many potential benefits as well as risks, but market leaders like Amazon, Rackspace, IBM, and Microsoft are bringing the cloud from the bleeding edge to the center of the IT landscape.

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Enterprise 2.0 in the Cloud: New Business Opportunities and Effective IT Investments

    The Cloud is the ideal technology for delivering cost-effective Enterprise 2.0 solutions to small businesses. It is also a game-changing distribution channel that bridges software vendors with end users through service providers. What are the advantages of the Cloud for each party? How can service providers widen their portfolio with...

    Provided By Bitrix

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Open Source SaaS for Docs: Secure Data Without Vendor Lock-In Using an Open Source Docs Platform

    Many organizations would like to decrease up-front IT costs by incorporating the SaaS model as an outsourced approach to managing spreadsheets and other critical business documents, but hesitate because of the risks of permanently consolidating critical data, IT infrastructure, and IP assets onto the servers of vendors outside of the...

    Provided By Extentech

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Protecting Dynamic Datacenters From the Latest Threats

    Third Brigade Deep Security is comprehensive server and application protection software that unifies security across virtual, cloud computing and traditional datacenter environments. It helps organizations to prevent data breaches and business disruptions, enable compliance with key regulations and standards including PCI, and support operational cost reductions that are necessary in...

    Provided By Third Brigade

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Cloud Computing Security: Making Virtual Machines Cloud-Ready

    This paper identifies security concerns arising in cloud computing environments and outlines methods to maintain compliance integrity and preserve security protection as virtual resources move from on-premise to public cloud environments. It provides checklists of key questions for enterprises and service providers to consider as they pursue cloud computing deployments....

    Provided By Third Brigade

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Email Clustering and Cloud Email Services

    Lately, there has been a lot of buzz about the brand new cloud computing paradigm. Supposedly, through this type of cloud resource, one would get the same performance and user experience levels as with classic systems. Some companies have moved word and spreadsheet processors online, while others plan to allow...

    Provided By GECAD TECHNOLOGIES

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Network Aware Cloud Computing for Data and Virtual Machine Placement

    Cloud Computing has recently come to the fore as one of the most exciting and advanced paradigms in the world of computing. One of the most salient features of Cloud Computing is the ability to dynamically provision services to grow and contract in accordance with consumer demand. The use of...

    Provided By University of Ulster

  • White Papers // May 2012

    A Hybrid Multidimensional Algorithm for Network-Aware Resource Scheduling in Clouds and Grids

    Today's e-Infrastructures are deployed to enable easy and secure access to heterogeneous resources (e.g., instrument, computing and storage elements) by exploiting cloud and grid technologies. Since e-Science applications are usually characterized by huge data transfers, user interactivity and high computational loads, the selection and allocation of cloud or grid resources...

    Provided By University of Piraeus

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Data Security Model for Cloud Computing

    With the development of cloud computing, Data security becomes more and more important in cloud computing. This paper analyses the basic problem of cloud computing data security. With the analysis of HDFS architecture, the authors' get the data security requirement of cloud computing and set up a mathematical data model...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Reviewing Some Cloud Computing Platforms

    Cloud Computing is an emerging technology in which the research community and industries have recently embarked. However, the infrastructures of most cloud computing systems today are invisible to the research community, or are not explicitly designed to the researchers interested in cloud computing systems. This paper depicts the Cloud computing...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    The Trend of Cloud Computing in China

    Cloud computing is a super internet based computing model in which tens of thousands of computers and servers are connected into a computer cloud. Therefore, the users can get access to the data centers through their computers, laptops, cell phones, etc. Cloud computing allows one to experience more than 10...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    An Effective Economic Management of Resources in Cloud Computing

    In Cloud computing, the availability and performance of services are two important aspects to be lifted, because users require a certain level of quality service in terms of timeliness of their duties in a lower cost. Several studies have overcome this problem by the proposed algorithms borrowed from economic models...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    A Survey on Cloud Storage

    As interest in the cloud increases, there has been a lot of talk about the maturity and trustworthiness of cloud storage technologies. Is it still hype or is it real? Many end-users and IT managers are getting very excited about the potential benefits of cloud storage, such as being able...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    A Cloud Computing Infrastructure on Heterogeneous Computing Resources

    Cloud computing is a state-of-the-art distributed computing paradigm which can support on-demand service sharing with flexibility and scalability. Cloud computing provides sharable heterogeneous computing resources using internet and data storage on a third party server. In order to use the heterogeneous computing resources in a much more efficient, scalable and...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    ARAS-M: Automatic Resource Allocation Strategy based on Market Mechanism in Cloud Computing

    Resource management is one of the main issues in Cloud Computing. In order to improve resource utilization of large Data Centers while delivering services with higher QoS to Cloud Clients, an Automatic Resource Allocation Strategy based on Market Mechanism (ARAS-M) is proposed. Firstly, the architecture and the market model of...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Recent Advances in Cloud Security

    Cloud computing emerges as a new computing paradigm which aims to provide reliable, customized and QoS guaranteed dynamic computing environments for endusers. Although cloud computing industry promises tremendous prospects of market growth, for users of cloud services, cloud computing has a wide range of potential risks and safety issues. This...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Testing the Cloud

    Cloud Computing presents tangible benefits to businesses. These can be both immediate and vast ranging, from reductions in cost of ownership to location independence. However along with these potential benefits comes a new set of concerns; security, privacy, availability, performance and integrity. Suitable testing must be at the core of...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    AppLabs Survey Reveals That Adoption of Cloud Computing Is on the Rise

    Organizations world wide are increasingly interested in transitioning to a Cloud Computing model, with almost 50 percent of the respondents moving to the Cloud within the next twelve months or have already moved some of their applications to the Cloud. The Cloud Computing paradigm is fast evolving, from a futuristic...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Standards Based Cloud Clients

    The computing industry is experiencing a huge shift in the way the authors use computers at home, at work, and especially in-between as the authors have hand-held mobile computing devices which also work as telephones. This paper explores how client devices can use cloud oriented software. One area covered is...

    Provided By R2AD

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    The Impact of Server Virtualization on ITIL Processes

    Server virtualization influences all aspects of IT service management, and is a key enabling technology for cloud computing. In this paper, the authors focus on the impact of server virtualization on service delivery and service support as described by ITIL. They identify advantages, disadvantages, and risks of server virtualization for...

    Provided By Open Universiteit Nederland

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    CLOUD COMPUTING - An Overview

    This paper discusses about an overview on cloud computing. Cloud computing is calculative example where many structures are bonded in unrestricted or restricted networks. This activity of network bondage supplies vibrant structure for procedural applications and statistic storage capability. With manifestation of cloud computing providers, distinguishing superior substitute which assembles...

    Provided By Torry Harris Business Solutions

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cloud Computing Services - A Comparison

    This paper aims Cloud Computing services and comparisons conducted amongst Cloud Computing service suppliers. Cloud Computing service is listed as one of the leading technologies till date by Gartner. Cloud computing has produced much awareness and antagonism in industrial sector. With appearance of cloud suppliers, recognizing best alternative which ensembles...

    Provided By Torry Harris Business Solutions

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Making Money With Clouds: Revenue Optimization Through Automated Policy Decisions

    Many existing IT applications exhibit strongly varying demand patterns for resources. Accommodating an ever increasing and highly fluctuating demand requires continuous availability of sufficient resources. To achieve this state at reasonably costs, a high degree of flexibility with respect to the given IT infrastructure is necessary. Facing this challenge the...

    Provided By Universitat Karlsruhe

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Cloud Computing - A Classification, Business Models, and Research Directions

    The paper describes a technical classification of Grid and Cloud Computing for a profound discussion on the business opportunities of the Cloud Computing paradigm. For this purpose, the paper presents a framework for business models in Clouds. With the help of this framework business models can be placed at infrastructure,...

    Provided By Universitat Karlsruhe

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Cloud Computing Gathers Steam With Mobile Devices

    The outlook for the wireless industry is getting cloudier. Consumers have tapped into cloud computing technology for years: sending messages via Hotmail, uploading photos to Facebook or editing a spreadsheet on Google Docs are just a few examples. Simply put, cloud computing moves data from a single machine, such as...

    Provided By PhysOrg.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

    In Shanghai today, IBM unveiled plans for "Blue Cloud," a series of cloud computing offerings that will allow corporate data centers to operate more like the Internet by enabling computing across a distributed, globally accessible fabric of resources, rather than on local machines or remote server farms. Blue Cloud, built...

    Provided By PhysOrg.com

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Dollar Cost of Cloud Security

    Cyber security is not merely about technology, it is also an economic issue. This project explores the dollar cost environmental footprints of security in computing. To this end the authors derive the composite end-to-end costs for CPU cycles, networking (Bit transfer) and storage in various environments. Computing environment types are...

    Provided By Computer Graphics International

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Impact of Cloud Computing on IT Organization Structure Within a Business

    Cloud computing is all the rage. It has become the phrase du jour. In a regime of IT where innovation is the word next door, cloud computing is a solution to the congestion. This is what IT always had in its bucket list - a need to enhance capacity and...

    Provided By Indian School of Business

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Impact of Cloud Computing on IT Organization Structure Within Business

    Cloud computing is fast becoming a mainstream reality from the buzzword it was a couple of years ago. Given the current rate, five years from now, cloud computing would have firmly embedded itself into the corporate neurosystem. This will fundamentally revolutionize corporate IT function, orchestrating changes paralleled only by milestones...

    Provided By Indian School of Business

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    N-D Normal Membership Cloud Model Based on Region Partition

    Uncertainty exists widely in the subjective and objective world. Randomness and fuzziness are the two most important and fundamental forms of them. The cloud model measured by expectation, entropy and hyper-entropy can describe this uncertainty well. A new algorithm of forward and backward cloud based on region partition is proposed....

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Satellite Cloud Image Registration by Combining Curvature Shape Representation with Particle Swarm Optimization

    A new feature point extraction algorithm which is used to match the satellite cloud image feature point is proposed. The new algorithm is proposed by combining corner detection with curvature scale space. The new algorithm can accurately extract the satellite cloud image corner points in different positions and directions. In...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    The Demonstration of Cloud Retrieval System Model

    With the rapid growth of networks digital information on the internet, the development and application of information retrieval technology is becoming inevitable. Based on the study of search engine and mobile search engine, according to the development of current technology, the authors experts put forward the cloud retrieval system model....

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    CloudDT: Efficient Tape Resource Management Using Deduplication in Cloud Backup and Archival Services

    Cloud-based backup and archival services use large tape libraries as a cost-effective cold tier in their online storage hierarchy today. These services leverage de-duplication to reduce the disk storage capacity required by their customer data sets, but they usually re-duplicate the data when moving it from disk to tape. De-duplication...

    Provided By IFIP

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Failure Analysis of Distributed Scientific Workflows Executing in the Cloud

    This paper presents models characterizing failures observed during the execution of large scientific applications on Amazon EC2. Scientific workflows are used as the underlying abstraction for application representations. As scientific workflows scale to hundreds of thousands of distinct tasks, failures due to software and hardware faults become increasingly common. The...

    Provided By IFIP

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    MobiCloud: A Geo-Distributed Mobile Cloud Computing Platform

    In a cloud computing environment, users prefer to migrate their locally processing workloads onto the cloud where more resources with better performance can be expected. ProtoGENI and PlanetLab have further improved the current Internet-based resource outsourcing by allowing end users to construct a virtual network system through virtualization and programmable...

    Provided By IFIP

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    A Review on Cloud Computing Development

    Cloud computing can provide critical services for business management, reducing IT costs and maintenance costs of hardware and software effectively. In the meanwhile, it can enable enterprises to access to professional IT solutions with less IT investment. Cloud computing is of great significance for the ICT industry of each country....

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cloud Computing and Outsourcing: Is Data Lost in the Fog?

    Cloud computing is here. And if it isn't at the company yet, it soon will be. Cloud computing is simply the latest version of the historical use of technology to increase flexibility and reduce costs. By providing a bundled and scalable solution of software, infrastructure, data storage and communication, cloud...

    Provided By Association for Work Process Improvement(TAWPI)

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Wrong Cloud

    A few years ago, computing marketers started touting the great benefits of something they were calling "The Cloud." The industry must have needed a shot in the arm because pretty soon they were nobody unless they had a big reference to "The Cloud" on the home page of the Web...

    Provided By MAYA DESIGN

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Professional Services Cloud: What Cloud Computing Means for the Services Industry

    Professional service firms of all stripes have been telling their clients for years to focus on their core competency. This very advice is what drives the existence of the professional services industry - companies deciding that some tasks are best handled by external specialists. What if they started taking that...

    Provided By Appirio

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The 80/20 Rule for Security: Cloud Computing and You

    Cloud computing is a hot topic. Companies are eyeing "The cloud" and wondering if it is a viable alternative to the traditional method of storing data on physical servers. But there is the issue of security. How can an organization control data in the cloud? This new, emerging technology is...

    Provided By MicroSolved

  • Videos // Mar 2012

    Webinar: Erase email complexity when moving to the cloud

    Cloud computing has led to a revolution in the way people work. The days of being tied to a desk PC are gone: many modern workers can remotely access the email, files and data they need. They are also bringing their own devices to work. Businesses are benefiting from moving...

    Provided By Mimecast