Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

5 Cloud Computing Security Tips for 2013

July 30, 2013
By guest blogger - Mac Connolly
5 Cloud Computing Security Tips for 2013

Cloud computing is becoming more popular every year, and many are predicting that 2013 will see a real explosion in the popularity of cloud computing. While the advantages of cloud computing have been discussed at length, there are a couple of potential dangers. In particular, a cloud computing platform is only as strong as...
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The Impact of PRISM on the Cloud

July 11, 2013
By guest blogger - Stacy Carter
The Impact of PRISM on the Cloud

As the number of users of the cloud computing technology is growing, the potential threat on the integrity of this technology is currently a major issue. In a report published by the Washington Post, it appears that the US National Security Agency, in tandem with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will be tapping on...
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SMEs Failing to Take Advantage of Cloud Technology

SMEs Failing to Take Advantage of Cloud Technology

Small businesses in the UK have been accused of talking a good game, but not investing enough in technology that could help grow their business. A report out from the Federation of Small Businesses claims that while nearly 60% of SMEs claim technology investment is “important”, only 26% are actually investing. These claims come...
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ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent – Part II

August 6, 2012
By guest blogger - Mike Silver
ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent – Part II

In the second of this two-part series discussing On-Premises, Hosting, and SaaS software, Guest Blogger Mike Silver casts some light on which of the three strategies makes the most sense. In the previous article, ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent, we compared on-premise software to owning, hosted software to leasing, and SaaS to renting....
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For full ERP benefits use cloud infrastructure and cloud applications

July 11, 2012
By djohnson
For full ERP benefits use cloud infrastructure and cloud applications

Cloud technology creates infrastructure and improves software applications. In the ERP software industry, the difference between “cloud infrastructure” and “cloud applications” has been blurred by software vendors who want to take advantage of cloud marketing. In this article we clarify the differences. Cloud Infrastructure Cloud infrastructure consists of things that exist in datacenters. This...
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What’s Best for You, Platform as a Service or Infrastructure as a Service?

November 19, 2009
By djohnson

What is the difference between platform as a service and infrastructure as a service? Infrastructure as a service (for example Amazon EC2) provides on-demand computing power and storage. Platform as a service (one aspect of Microsoft Azure) provides computing power and storage plus an operating system. With PAAS, the operating system is patched and...
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