Security Just Doesn’t Happen
You have to deal with it, every day…
It seems that everyone is in the cloud.
Most business owners, even those who haven’t actively sought out the use of cloud storage, still use cloud computing in their business.
Communication methods such as email and text messaging fall under the cloud computing umbrella because they take place over the internet and the information is stored remotely.
As cloud computing becomes more predominant, it’s also important to consider cloud security.
Cloud security, also referred to as cloud computing security, is a rapidly developing sub-domain of computer information security.
Included in cloud security are controls, technologies, and policies that protect the applications and information of individuals and businesses everywhere.
There’s really no way to get around the issue of dealing with cloud security, making the topic one that’s important for all business owners to understand.
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More Evidence of the High Rate of Change In Cloud Computing
Out with the old and in with the new is challenging the concept of the database as well
Cloud technology is experiencing a wide range of directional shifts, but perhaps the most pressing shift in the cloud has to do with database technology and management.
This is largely due to the fact that the modern database is becoming increasingly complex with the rise of big data.
Cloud database offerings – now being labeled under Database as a Service (DBaaS) cloud-computing model – are offering new ways for IT pros to manage databases in the cloud.
Historically, database management was a job reserved for the Database Administrator (DBA), but now there is some question as to how DBaaS providers will change the nature of DBA’s.
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The chances are, if your job involves the use of an office suite, you will have used either Microsoft Office or Google Drive (formerly Google Docs), or both.
And, if you haven’t used either, you’ll almost certainly have heard of them.
Google Drive is a constantly iterating thing, with updates coming in small bites, rather than larger, one off updates, so it’s difficult to tie this suite down to a version.
Microsoft Office on the other hand, has been restricted to major updates (Office XP, Office 2007, Office 2010… you get the idea), and its latest offering, Office 365 (2013), is about to go up against Google Drive in the online space.
Jon Smith makes comparisons on the pros and cons for each…read more
Soon after the cloud computing fever took over industry giants like Microsoft, small business owners have also followed the trail.
Eying the growth prospects associated with this technology, entrepreneurs are exceedingly following measures which can help them adopt it into their business model.
In the era when private, public and hybrid solutions are readily available, establishing your own cloud system might sound an idle suggestion.
But, if you go about thinking of it, there are numerous benefits associated with an exclusive space.
First and most important, you can run your own storage hardware and servers.
Secondly, you get unparalleled flexibility to switch workloads among servers and deploy new applications as and when required.
Hybrid and public systems fail to render such advantages.
Jason Roiz discusses 5 points to consider in your pursuit for a cloud system…read more
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