Cloud computing has been the buzzword in the world of Information Technology for quite some time and it is likely to retain that status in the coming years as well. Cloud computing has been helping business enterprises deliver services faster and less costly as compared to all existing delivery models.
Unlike in other Asian and Western countries, the social network sites in Japan did not commence until in 2003 with Goco as the pioneering network. A year after, Mixi came to the limelight, and was followed by MySpace in 2006, 2nd Life in 2007, then Twitter in 2008. Each of these social networks was a success one way or another. In Japan, the functionality of social media gears towards financial, informational, and physical gains. The social networks have become a source of useful information for job applicants, employers, and entrepreneurs.
Although cloud computing is gradually becoming mainstream within organizations of all sizes, there still remains the concern over data security and encryption, especially in the public cloud.
When it comes to transitioning to a cloud model, regardless of the industry, change is a necessary part of ensuring that the migration process is successful and appropriately meets the needs of every business. Organizational changes must be identified in terms of both staff and technology in order for cloud migration to successfully solve business problems.
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Cloud technology levels the playing field for small businesses to compete with large corporations. The importance of SMB competition today will greatly help in the revitalization of the economy.
The “default” position for small and midsize businesses prefer cloud computing albeit its security concerns. This blog shares ways to keep a firm’s cloud-hosted solution safe in the absence of comprehensive data management and back-up plan.
A recent research by Parallels revealed that SMB’s are more likely to choose cloud services rather than on-premise services as cloud technology is seen to bring about significant development to the business without investing on physical infrastructure.
Of all the usual benefits that cloud computing gives to small businesses, the best yet is that it allows them to focus on transforming their business operations rather than on IT.
Cloud computing is changing business processes, and evolving business roles. What are the factors that need to be understood to come up with the best approach to cloud deployment?