GigaOm takes a look at a recent Peachtree Capital Advisors survey about technology investing. While it is no real surprise to see that enterprise software is on the wane and cloud technology along with mobility lead the list, how the numbers add up and just who is looking at investing may surprise you.
Once you look past the top tier cloud solution providers, there are secondary cloud tools that can assist businesses when it comes to cloud application migration, monitoring and automation. Tech writer Bill Claybrook takes a look at several tool categories and the benefits that come with them.
Although the cloud is touted as a cost-saver, it isn’t without some sacrifices. One of those is often security, as many businesses try to shortcut the security costs of moving to the cloud. TechNewsWorld takes a look at ways to use what is already in place to ensure that security doesn’t get left out of the budget when that cloud migration does happen.
A recent survey of SMBs showed that small and midsize businesses of all kinds are moving to the cloud in unprecedented numbers. Nearly half of all companies surveyed said they were currently using cloud services to some extent and IT budgets continued to grow from last year’s survey numbers.
Cloud computing and cloud hosting sometimes seem to be all about making large businesses more proficient. But small businesses are actually the big winners when it comes to cloud hosting gains. Web Hosting Review gives a list of some of the software systems and architectural models that a small business can use profitably by utilizing a cloud hosting solution.