Category Archives: Cloud Services

What You Don’t Know About IaaS

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) As many of you know, cloud computing is today's go-to technology.  The three major categories Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) represent the basic offerings.  Cloud technology has been around for more than 10 years, but there still exists a lack…
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Azure IoT Suite Connected Factory Now Available

New IoT Offering on Microsoft Azure Many customers tell us that they want to start with the digital transformation of their assets, for example production lines, as well as their business processes. However, many times they just don’t know where to start or what exactly Industrie 4.0 is all about.  Check out this post on…
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Cloud Myths Revealed!

Here are some things you need to know about using the cloud!  Don't just believe it.  Be sure.  Check out more cloud migration posts on Twitter by clicking on the hashtag below.


Make Your Cloud Experience a Good One

Cloud migration... Benefits and Challenges. Have you been working your plan?  Get some keys to the kingdom from this post on Asia Cloud Forum.  Check out the Twitter hashtag as well for more cloud migration posts. #cloudmigration


Serverless Technology Drives New IT Operations

The Effect of Serverless Technology on IT Operations How much have you heard about Serverless Technology?  Don't feel bad, you're not alone.  Few people have even heard the term let alone know what it means.  Simply put, the concept "focuses on code, not on servers".  As so eloquently put in Tomasz Janczuk's post titled "What…
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Hands On With EC2 and Microsoft Windows Server

Get Some Free Hands-on with EC2 and Server 2012 This video provides some very good information on how to work with Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service.  It does have a good bit of Amazon propaganda at the beginning, but there is value for those who are unfamiliar with the platform.  You'll learn about much…
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Cloud Security – A Practical Approach

Don't Misinterpret the Meaning of Cloud Security With the increasing adoption of Cloud Services, many businesses are attempting to better understand what the benefits really are.  A major reason many businesses are not moving to the use of cloud services revolves around security.  Just what exactly is going on in the puff-puff world?  David Hunt…
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Utilizing the Amazon Web Services API

Amazon Web Services API - Easier To Use Than Expected I found that many readers want to acquire information on PaaS (Platform as a Service) offerings.  Admittedly, I too want to get the inside scoop.  While grovelling for info on Amazon Web Services, I ran into Michael Wittag's article on Cloud Zone about using the…
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HPE Discontinues Public Cloud Platform For Microsoft Partnership

Hewlett Packard Discontinues Helion To Offer Azure Wow!  What an interesting business decision for HP's public cloud platform business.  When I saw this, I just had to dig deeper to get the full scoop.  I had already seen a previous article on this new relationship between HP and Microsoft.  At first I was stunned.  Why…
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Google Cloud Platform Prices Reduced Up To 30 Percent

Preemptible Virtual Machine Instances Provide Reduced Google Cloud Platform Prices There's an interesting new development in Google Cloud Platform prices that I think is worthy of review.  I've always felt that cloud computing prices should be lower.  The technology has been around long enough for many providers to have recouped their upfront deployment costs.  Cloud…
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