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Where in the World is "The Cloud"?

Posted by William Mabley on Aug 10, 2016 1:57:48 PM


Data is the lifeblood of most modern businesses. One of the key benefits we often mention about the  Cloud is that the data is not tied to hardware that could fail – your data is simultaneously everywhere and nowhere. Things become a bit more complicated if you are in a regulated industry that dictates controls and conditions around where your sensitive data is allowed to live. Data Sovereignty refers to the concept that data is subject to rules and regulations of the country where the data resides; it is an important consideration in your Cloud planning. 

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Topics: Cloud Computing

Top 10 Considerations When Moving to the Cloud

Posted by William Mabley on Jul 20, 2016 10:16:08 AM

Businesses around the world are making the move to the Cloud in record numbers. If this is an accurate indicator, then it’s clear that the Cloud is here to stay.

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Topics: Cloud Computing

An Introduction to Cloud Foundry

Posted by Jin Ho Jo on Jul 2, 2013 2:31:02 PM

Cloud Foundry is an open Platform as a Service (PaaS), which is developed and operated by VMware. (VMware is also the company that operates the Spring Framework.) Cloud Foundry is an Open Source project available through a variety of private and public Cloud distributions. It's written in Ruby, but intended to host any language or any other component.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Internet Technologies, Languages, Tools

WaveMaker – Get ‘er Done!

Posted by Duane Colley on Feb 19, 2013 9:42:18 AM

The Beginning

In the beginning, if the business needed an application built, they went to the IT department, participated in a pleasant Waterfall SDLC and eventually had a shiny new application sitting on the Mainframe.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Internet Technologies, Mobility, Tools

Microsoft Cloud Computing

Posted by Winson Woo on Jun 25, 2012 10:52:42 AM

I am often asked for more information on what Cloud Computing is, including the distinction between “Public Cloud” and “Private Cloud.” I want to address these questions in this blog post and help you get started. We’ll begin with a brief set of definitions and some places to find more information; however, an excellent place where you can always learn more about Cloud Computing is the Microsoft Virtual Academy.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Microsoft

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