Cloud Computing


Top Cloud Computing Trends in 2013

Cloud will set innovating trends for the entire tech industry. Here are three special trends to watch this year.

5 Considerations for Your Move to the Cloud

Pay close attention to these five technology elements before moving to the cloud.

Q&A: Making File Transfers and Sharing More Secure

Is FTP losing out to file-sharing cloud services?

Top 3 Trends in IT and Big Data: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.

Why Climbing onto the Cloud Just Makes Sense

We examine the three characteristics any cloud infrastructure should have.

E-mail in the Cloud: What Can and Can't Be Moved

A well-architected modern messaging infrastructure will give your enterprise the agility to adapt quickly to changing application requirements without the constraints of cloud providers.

Moving to the Cloud: Adoption, Impact, and What's Next

We examine the risks, challenges, and benefits of the cloud and where the technology is headed.



Q&A: Moving Between Cloud Technologies

Moving from private to public or hybrid clouds can be risky. These best practices can help you avoid common traps.

Q&A: Managing Cloud Downtime

The cloud offers enterprises several economic advantages, but downtime can seriously affect your bottom line. We examine how to prepare for -- and work around -- such service interruptions.

Hadoop, The Cloud, and Big Data

What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.

Best Practices for Implementing a Private Cloud (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.

Q&A: Securing Data in the Cloud

Data is flowing as never before to the cloud, increasing enterprise data risks. We examine the security issues and best practices for keeping your data safe in the cloud.

3 Ways to Ensure Good Performance for Cloud-Based Systems

These three tips can help you avoid surprises when you move to the cloud.

Best Practices for Implementing a Private Cloud (Part 1 of 2)

In the first of a two-part series, we examine the importance of usage accounting in private-cloud implementations.

Q&A: Developing Mobile Apps at Drexel University

How a team of five university students developed a cross-platform, mobile, real-time app for managing presentations with no mobile development training.

Healthy Fear of the Cloud is Good, But Absolute Terror is Shortsighted

The public cloud is still the Wild, Wild West, but shunning the cloud until things become a bit more stable and predictable may not be the smart play.

ClearPath: Unisys' Shining Star?

Strong demand for its ClearPath mainframe platform helped boost Unisys' profits in Q2.

Four Tips to Ensure Cloud Computing Succes

Leverage these four patterns of success to make your cloud computing project a winner.

How to Predict Your Private Cloud Readiness

Cloud readiness is more than market position and organization size. It is profoundly linked to your level of platform standardization.

PCI Compliance in the Cloud

If you store, process, or transmit card account data, youmust comply with the PCI data security standard. We explore the basics, including why DevOps teams needs to be compliant.