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Mobile Cloud Computing: Benefits & Disadvantages

It has been estimated that within the next few years mobile computing using cloud-based systems will become a trillion dollar business. Currently, it is not clear whether mobile computing is driving the growth of cloud-based systems or vice versa. Either way, most businesses understand that it is critical to have a mobile computing presence. To maximize efficiency and… Read More »

Virtualization of IT Resources. Advantages & Disadvantages

Virtualization of IT resources Virtualization of IT resources has become a popular the past few years but has been around in some form for many years. Example;  thirty years ago IBM had virtual operating systems that allowed multiple copies of an operating system to run simultaneously on mainframe computers. Virtualization is the use of hardware and software to… Read More »

IDaaS, Cloud Data Storage, and Cloud Collaboration

IDaaS, Cloud Data Storage, and Cloud Collaboration The emergence of wide-spread Internet access combined with the development of cloud based infrastructure, platform, and Software as a Service (SaaS), has created an environment where organizations and normal everyday users have access to vast amounts of computing resources and applications at the click of a button. These cloud resources are… Read More »

Cloud Computing Model – Benefits and Disadvantages

Cloud Computing Model, Benefits and Disadvantages The NIST SP 800-145 states that cloud computing is a model for “enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources”. These resources include networks, servers, storage, applications, and services that can be quickly configured and deployed with minimal management or service provider actions. The cloud model… Read More »