In the previous part of this paper we discussed the essential differences between cloud based applications and on premise hosted ones when it comes to the testing of applications. A major difference lies in the control that the cloud service provider gives you over your test environment.
Since IT powerhouses as well as even small and medium enterprises are increasingly making their presence felt in the cloud computing sector, operational challenges do pop up frequently, which, if not dealt with immediately could stall your continuity leading to loss of revenue as well as reputation. One of the major challenges faced by enterprises resorting to cloud based business models is migration of key business applications onto the cloud.
Cloud computing is no longer a new word. Almost every major enterprise makes use of it to reduce infrastructure costs as well as provide a Software as a Service (SaaS) business model to offer web-based applications for more profitable revenue streams. Since cloud computing has become a common name in the industry, the question arises, “How do you select the right cloud service provider for your business?”
Currently, millions of people are so glued to their mobile phones that they really do not remember how life was before smartphones became a reality. According to World Mobile Applications Market, there are about seven billion applications that were globally made in the year 2009. These mainly came from natural and third-party application stores that [...]
Since majority of the Japanese enjoy various mobile features as well as its flexibility when they are on the go, mobile phones have become a main medium to engage in different activities. Hence, mobile cloud computing is seen to further expand in the Japanese smartphone market.
Smartphones, laptops, tablets, VoIP phones and other off-the-shelf Wi-Fi devices have changed the way we live- both literally, in terms of our emotional and physical well-being. According to a report from IT research firm Gartner, cloud computing, social media, mobile technology and the ubiquity of information are converging to form a “nexus of forces” that will build and transform user behavior, revolutionizing business and society, disrupting old business models and creating new leaders.
While setting up a business you might have spent on computers, data storage equipments, networking infrastructure, software packages with valid licenses and so on. Today, enterprises are looking into ways to cut down on spiralling costs in almost all spheres they are likely to be engaged in it. Particularly, every penny counts in a small business set-up.