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How Cloud Computing Works - At first glance “The Cloud” appears to be magical but like a visit to “The Great and Powerful OZ’ when you look deeper you find that there is more to it behind the curtain. The cloud is not magic; it is actually a real delivery system with a structure that makes the whole thing work. Cloud computing is defined by the Investopedia online dictionary as a model for delivering data and software stored in servers that is retrieved from the internet through web-based tools and applications, rather than a direct connection to a server....   [tags: The Cloud]
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Analysis of Cloud Computing Security - Cloud computing security or cloud security is a growing sub-domain of network security, computer security and more broadly information security. It refers to a set politics, technologies and controls deployed to protect the data, applications and the associated infrastructure of cloud computing. Cloud computing importance is increasing and gaining scientific attention and industrial communities. Cloud computing is one among the top 10 most important technologies and with a better prospect in successful companies and organizations....   [tags: cloud computing, cloud security, private cloud] 1446 words
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Intel Cloud Technology Program - ... Intel Corporation has partnered with 16 leading cloud service providers (CSPs) to introduce the "Intel Cloud Technology” program which will provide cloud users to get a sense of the hardware behind their Intel-based cloud technology. This will help IT organizations make better, more informed purchasing decisions and ensure optimal performance for their cloud applications. CSPs will promote the benefits of Intel cloud technologies powering their services to the users, along with Intel participating in marketing activities with CSP partners to educate customers about underlying technologies, their impact on user experience and ultimately the business....   [tags: customer, cloud users, cloud finder] 1077 words
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Appirio: New Venture on a Cloud - ... As companies adopt cloud it creates a more agile enterprise. Appirio business model is one that aligns better with what customers need to succeed in the future. Appirio’s business model has the potential to bothering a lot of systems integrators. They behave very differently from the companies like IBM and Accenture that still work on the old IT system implementation. Appirio business model rests on the belief of the cloud oriented system. Appirio's competitive environment: five forces analysis • Threat of new entrants The Cloud Business currently has seen explosive growth; NetSuite has a pretty big market share of mid-sized companies wanting a cloud ERP to them....   [tags: cloud computing services] 1801 words
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Cloud Computing and The Future - Cloud Computing and The Future Introduction Our future in computing is moving into a whole new direction called Cloud Computing. Many questions and issues have arisen from this new adventure in computing. For us to understand cloud computing we must first learn what it is. Once we have established that knowledge we can then venture out to the advantages and disadvantages, types of models, and finally services in cloud environments. We will see the correlation of information that leads into how cloud computing affects us today or in our near future....   [tags: cloud environment, renting, amazon]
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Cloud Computing and New Technology - New technologies raise new ethical challenges besides new technical problems. Cloud computing is the recent technology in IT that moves the data away from portable storage devices to large data centers called cloud. It basically means that every application given as services over the Internet to the user. In the view of User it is accessing his/her files, programs and other services through Internet which are hosted by other service providers. One more aspect of cloud computing is the cost effectiveness of this technology which attracted enterprises to use this technology to consume their IT services in a cost effective way....   [tags: technology, cloud, ethical] 1447 words
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Evolutionary Algorithm and Cloud Computing - ... Cloud computing is considered the modern technologies that rely on the Internet on demand and provide a wide range of online services: for example, software, data storage and infrastructure. This technology has been used by a huge number of users worldwide in order to improve the level of performance. However, in order to be no benefit from such services , it is necessary to be fully compatible choice . In recent times, there are approved several ways : for example, the text style , graphs , and password ....   [tags: technology, cloud, storage] 970 words
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Examining Cloud Computation Technologies - Cloud computing involves a lot of concepts and technologies. Companies and corporations such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft are providing services following the logic of computational infrastructure cloud computing, with Amazon the pioneer in providing and marketing infrastructure of this kind. The academic community has also shown interest in cloud computing, and some work has been directed to improvements in aspects of performance, security, usability, implementation and reliability of the system as a whole (Armbrust et al....   [tags: internet, technology, cloud computing]
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Cloud Computing - According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), cloud computing is referred to as a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configuration computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. The following paper will discuss the meaning of cloud computing, the major providers, benefits of adoption, pitfalls of adoption, current trends in the business community, and current application within the business community....   [tags: Cloud Services]
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Cloud Computing Makes Life Easier - Discussion 2.1 Definition of Cloud Computing Cloud computing are functions that are provided as a service. Cloud computing is a form where Input and Output(I/O) operations take place in terminal device such as workstations, smartphones, tablets. However, information analysis, processing, storage, management and distribution of operations takes place in the third space called the cloud. Software and data are typically stored on the server in the cloud. However, the users only have their device as temporary storage for the duration of use....   [tags: definition, cloud computing, services]
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What is Cloud Computing? - Cloud Computing 1. Cloud Computing Defined Cloud computing is defined to be the use of computer programs and applications, to access information, storage, that is not stored locally on a computer’s hard drive, but rather over the Internet. There are five defining characteristics to cloud computing. Cloud computing allows users to have almost no interaction with the service provider. For example, when we use Google Drive, a web application similar to Microsoft Office, we can do so without ever having to contact the service provider, Google....   [tags: Cloud Computing Defined, Computer Programs]
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Elastic Cloud Computing: Enomaly Inc. - Enomaly Inc. Enomaly is the progenitor of cloud computers. It developed a series of software for virtualization and management of cloud computing. Enomaly is first company which focused on the emerging cloud computer. Today, their software called Elastic Computing Platform allows web hosts and service providers to offer public facing IaaS and cloud services to their customers. The company is among the first to provide self-service IaaS (Infrastructure - as - a - Service) platform software, the first version of the Enomalism open-source platform launched in 2005, later renamed the ECP....   [tags: cloud platform, computer architecture]
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Cloud Computing: The World Wide Computer - Is your mind cluttered with precious memories and brilliant ideas. Why not store it in the cloud. In the beginning were humans and humans were computers. Even a simple mathematical calculation and a tiny storage of data would consume huge processing power of the human brain. With the passage of time, crunching of information became simpler with the advent of computers and storage of information became easier with the introduction of cloud services but these developments threaten the way humans live and work....   [tags: cloud computing, www]
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Elastic Computer Cloud - INTRODUCTION: With cloud computing, Amazon has enabled the usage of internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications and created an environment where connectivity and availability is unobtrusive and prevalent. Amazon offers two options for hosting applications and databases. Amazon EC2 with Elastic Block Storage allows one to run a MySQL database server on Elastic Compute Cloud, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider, with Elastic Block Storage (EBS). Meanwhile, another option called Amazon’s Relational Database Services (RDS) is a scalable relational database in the cloud with high availability....   [tags: MySQL, amazon, internet, cloud computing]
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What´s Cloud Computing? - ... Public cloud services can be offered on a pay-per-usage mode so that you only pay for what you use. An example of a public cloud is the TV and film services Netflix what lets users stream content anywhere in the world to their mobile devices. A community cloud is a cloud infrastructure that is shared be several organizations that have common computing concerns, such as audit requirements. The goal of a community cloud is the pay-per usage of a public but with the security and privacy of a private cloud....   [tags: internet, hard drive, public cloud services] 720 words
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Towards the Secure Storage of Images on Multi-Cloud System - Cloud computing has been defined as a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. But there is a risk of widespread data loss or downtime due to internet connectivity problems or a localized component failure in a cloud computing environment. In order to reduce the service availability risk or loss of data, a multi cloud system where data is replicated into multiple clouds offered by different cloud providers are used....   [tags: computing resources, cloud computing, convenient]
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Cloud Computing Descends - An upgrade to cloud technology over the United States will potentially affect its workplace. It will lead to an increase in job creation all over the world, mostly due to its implementation at various institutions and companies globally and via many other services that will emerge to enhance or regulate this technology. In comparison to the initial machined technology, cloud computing offers instant delivery, simple & customizable usage, easy accessibility, cost reduction, thus increasing efficiency and demand and its wide range of acceptability....   [tags: Cloud Technology, United States, Job Creation]
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How Groupon Uses the Cloud to Scale Its Business - Look around you, technology is surrounding you in everything that goes on in life. Some people do not enjoy this, but most of us do, and some businesses use this to their advantage. I am doing my research paper on how Groupon (which is a deal-of-the-day service) uses information technology to conduct everyday business. This company runs off of information technology, so I want to talk about every side of it. This includes how they manage their customer and merchant relationships, how they use the cloud to scale its business and what kind of security they use....   [tags: information technology, customer, merchant, cloud]
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How does Cloud Atlas offer an Interpretation of Marxism in a Highly Technological Society? - ‘From each according to his ability, to each according to his need’ is a slogan popularised by Karl Marx to illustrate a communist society which will produce an abundance of goods and services to satisfy everyone’s needs. It is important to note the significance of differing time periods – Marx wrote in the 19th century, whilst Cloud Atlas was written in 2004. Whilst Mitchell utilises aspects of Marxist theory in his novel; unlike Marx, he explores how pertinent Marxism is to a modern and technological society....   [tags: marxism, cloud atlas, societies] 1346 words
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Taking One More Step Towards Managing the Threats from Cloud Storage - What is writing. Why my words matter. These are seemingly simple question to answer, but to get the perfect answer is not so easy. This deceptively simple question had plagued me since I began my schooling. The answers change because I am growing. With the learning experiences of the whole year in Drew University, I was introduced to a whole new insight on writing. For me, first of all, writing is a process to cognize my position by listening to the other’s voice, in the sense that understanding one’s own voice is irrespective of writing skill or ability of expression....   [tags: cloud computing, wu’s and corbett’]
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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by Wordsworth - I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by Wordsworth Wordsworth takes readers on a reminiscent journey in "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" reflecting upon visions of nature. The figurative language and diction used elucidate the poet's response to nature. Wordsworth uses each stanza to share his experience in nature through the image of a dance that culminates in the poet's emotional response. Wordsworth opens with reference to himself through simile as a part of the natural landscape, "I wandered lonely as a cloud / That floats on high" (Wordsworth, Line 1)....   [tags: Poetry Wordsworth Lonely Cloud Essays]
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Percy Bysshe Shelley's The Cloud and the Romantic Theme of Deity in Nature - Percy Bysshe Shelley's The Cloud and the Romantic Theme of Deity in Nature   Percy Bysshe Shelley was born in 1792, the eldest of seven children. Shelley was very hostile to organized religion, declaring religion must perish. Moroever, Shelley read widely, including the Bible, and thus knew his opponents. "The Cloud," written in 1820 is a short poem written in abcb (as opposed to the heroic couplets of previous generations) rhyme scheme but this feature is the least of its norm breaking properties....   [tags: Shelley The Cloud Essays]
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Life's Simple Pleasures in William Wordsworth's I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud - Life's Simple Pleasures in William Wordsworth's I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud Edna St. Vincent Millay once wrote, "And all the loveliest things there be come simply, so it seems to me." This aphorism clearly accents the meaning of William Wordsworth's poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." In his work, the speaker reminisces about a past experience in which he saw a beautiful multitude of daffodils swaying in the breeze. As he recollects this scene, the speaker gradually realizes the true beauty he had found that day....   [tags: Wandered Lonely as a Cloud]
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The Cloud - Once upon a time, the people of North America all experienced the most peculiar July afternoon. It had started off a normal enough day: with wives drinking coffee and husbands reading newspapers; young children eating cereal and watching morning cartoons, while teenagers still sleeping in warm beds, with the stale smells of the previous night's party hanging in the air. All was normal and in order and as was to be expected. In the Midwest a farmer looked across his fields, with delight and anticipation....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2018 words
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Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body and Caryl Churchill's Cloud Nine - Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body and Caryl Churchill's Cloud Nine In Jeanette Winterson’s Written on the Body and Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine differences between male and female roles in society become distinct. Through these differences, an intricate web of male and female characters seems to be woven, and we can see the clarity between gender roles. With the support of Churchill’s Cloud Nine by Jeffrey Barber, “You see, I am no stranger to love”: Jeanette Winterson and the Extasy of the Word by Celia Shiffer, and “Body Languages: Scientific and Aesthetic Discourses in Jeanette Winterson’s Written on the Body,” the idea of love and gender roles present in Jeanette Winterson’s Wri...   [tags: Winterson Churchill Cloud Nine Essays] 3247 words
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The Case for Cloud - What is cloud computing. Wikipedia provides a great and succinct definition of cloud computing. According to Wikipedia, cloud computing is the “delivery of computing as a service rather than a product”. This definition provides a great baseline against which we can measure how HP is doing with respect to the cloud. Another aspect of cloud computing that is important to understand are the benefits expected to be obtained from it. Within this white paper, I will discuss the value proposition of cloud and the industry adoption of cloud....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Security in The Cloud - ... According to the article WEB CLOUD ZONE “Cloud hosting provides easy, optimal way of utilization and management over the cloud technology. In addition to 24x7x365 monitoring, you can hire a cloud tech support where they will take care of you cloud computing, and they will look at optimization of your cloud computing, and if any issue they will be ready to troubleshoot if required” (Cardoza 2014). Ensuring that the data will be safe 24/7 bring an peace of mind to the consumer . In the same content as advantages, there always are disadvantages also....   [tags: digital hardware, hackers, technology, internet]
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The Cloud Storage - ... Shared -. . NEW When I first wrote this article, unaware of this cloud. I reached for comment and I have to put it first because, as I said, the available space is very important. As important as 100 Gb, and the ability to play MP3 and open PDF. There will always be the question of whether reliable place so much information in one place for an eventual closure of the platform. In case I have backups on multiple sites. Mega -. Following the closure of Megaupload by the FBI one characteristic you value a user is the security of your files, both at the level of encryption, such as that they will stay there for a long time, since the closure of Megaupload meant that many lost their files (ev...   [tags: USB flash drive, capability, skydrive] 795 words
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The Managerial Aspects of Cloud Computing - Research Paper Status Report - The Managerial Aspects of Cloud Computing I. Introduction Cloud Computing has been an evolving concept, which in the last years has gained prominence due to increasing feasibility, the economies of scale it presents, and the savings for users, and because it implies lower barriers to entry for small businesses that provide services over the internet. Any entity considering adoption of this model, though, has to evaluate its particular needs and restrictions against the expected benefits....   [tags: Computer Science]
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The Growing Field of Cloud Forensics - ... In order to carry out these investigations it is necessary to have an extensive understanding of which cloud service model is being used. Computing Models Birk (Birk, 2011) also mentions that the cloud is mainly used as service provided namely as infrastructure, software or platform. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is basically a computing model where the CSP provides a virtual machine (VM) instead of having a physical machine present on site. In a case where these services are being used and are a part of an investigation, a forensic investigator can acquire a virtual machine image from the cloud customer and can initiate examination and analysis phase....   [tags: technology, storage, investigations] 2961 words
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The Importance of Accounting and Auditability in the Cloud - ... Key Words: Accountability , Auditing , Cloud computing , JAR, Logging , Service Owner --------------------------------------------------------------------***---------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. INTRODUCTION Cloud computing is emerging and considered next generation architecture for computing.It is a combination of computing resources that can be accessed through the internet.But in cloud computing,since the data is stored anywhere across the world,the service owner have less control over their applications after uploading it in the cloud provider.Amazon ,Google, Microsoft and Salesforce etc are the notable commercial and individual cloud...   [tags: business, computing, data] 719 words
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A Brief Look at Cloud Computing - ... We can also use a service over the Internet which is at another place, to store your information or use its applications,instead of storing data on your own hard drive or updating applications for your needs. Using Cloud computing one can store photos and personal data online using a mail or a social networking site. If you are an working in an organization and you want to use, for example, an online invoicing service instead of updating the in-house one which you have been using for manyyears, that online invoicing service is a cloud computing service....   [tags: delivering hosted services over the internet] 869 words
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The Evolution of the Computer to the Cloud - ... A guy named David Ferriero, the head of NARA, which is a Nation Archives and Records Administration, is having issue securing the records of the government. Records are being stored in garages, attics and were stolen and destroyed. Government was at moderate risk or high risk of essentially loosing records. The same assessment identified electronic records from basics data to employees email (Berg, 2011). So the question here is that how can the government act upon preserving the records and not let it go in the wrong hands....   [tags: security, tranformation, government] 1723 words
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Taking a Look at Cloud Computing - ... Marketers have popularized the phrase " in the cloud " to refer to the software , platform and infrastructure that are sold " as a service" , ie remotely over the Internet . Typically , the seller has actual server energy-consuming products and services that host from a remote location , so the end user does not need to ; they can simply log on to the network without installing anything . The flagship model of cloud computing service , known as software as a service , platform as a service , and infrastructure as a service ....   [tags: network-based-services] 523 words
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Cloud and Its Effect on Businesses - The cloud is drastically changing the way we create, manage, and store networks and resources by hosting services on the cloud; and an IT professional will need to know how they are changing the industry and what the models have to offer. Each type of model (public, private, and hybrid) will come with varying prices and security concerns which will need to be weighed to determine which cloud model would be the best for the network. Once choosing the proper implementation for the cloud a service will need to be chosen, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS....   [tags: services, model, data, network] 2300 words
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Cloud Computing and the Computer Scare - Once you login to your computer you are bound to use an application that is related to the cloud computing infrastructure. For example, when any service needs an internet connection it immediately uses what is known as a “cloud” network, which is a broad term for the use of a device or application that is not physically present. The computer user is then accessing a network in the cloud, which stores personal information and allows for multiple tasks to be completed in an efficient manner rather than just using a single personal computer....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Influence in Business of Cloud Hosting - The growing implementation of cloud computing continues to transform the competitive business landscape in profound and fundamental ways. Cloud hosting delivers IT related services in a manner that is exceptionally suited for progressive companies looking to improve communications, operational efficiency, and top line revenue. Understanding Cloud Hosting Built upon advanced virtualisation technology, the clustered server framework simultaneously channels the data related demands of clients and networks through the linked servers associated with the host....   [tags: Businesses, Companies, Computing] 964 words
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Security Issues in Cloud Computing - Security Issues in Cloud Computing Introduction The first computer ENIAC was invented by Charles Babbage in 18th century. But the real technological advancement of the computers came with the invention of the first four bit microprocessor in 1971. From 1971 till date, in the span of these 40+ years many operating systems came into existence (such as Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 7, Fedora, Mac, Redhat, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Solaris etc.), many programming languages and web languages came into existence ( such as C, CPP, JAVA, .NET, HTML, XML, DHTML, SQL, PLSQL etc.), and many Multi-National Companies came into existence(such as Wipro, Genpact, Apple, Goo...   [tags: IT, Computer Science]
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Taking a Look at Cloud Computing - ... Software as a Service (SaaS), given by cloud company, require browser enabled devices like personal computers, laptops, and latest devices like smart-phone, tablets etc., to access these services once an individual is registered in cloud. For instance, in case an individual opts for storage service from the cloud provider, then she or he can upload personal information, code, music, movies, songs, photographs, which are stored anywhere across the planet in the server bank under cloud company, the geographic storage location is generally kept unknown to the user....   [tags: dynamic approach to load balancing] 1844 words
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Can Cloud Computing Be Secure? - Table of Contents Task 1 3 Cloud computing services 3 Cloud computing deployment models 3 Conclusion 4 Task 2 4 Abuse and Nefarious Use of Cloud Computing 4 Insecure Interfaces and APIs 5 Malicious Insiders 5 Shared Technology Vulnerabilities 5 Data Loss/Leakage 5 Task 3 6 Task 4 6 Task 5 7 Bibliography 9 Task 1 9 Task 2 - 3 9 Task 4 9 Task 5 9   Task 1 Cloud computing is an ever-important concept in web development and services. Cloud computing is often referred to as “the cloud”, simply for its non-physical interaction with the user....   [tags: computing service over the internet]
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Cloud COmputing as an Advanced Technology - Cloud computing as an advanced technology, its uses is rising rapidly and it is being paid a more developing consideration in the systematic, commerce and business field. It is based on the Internet, on which resources that can be shared as like storage, software and information are provided with computers and devices on the requirement. This emerging technology has ability to access a general collection of resources on demand. In place of buying separate physical devices as servers, storage, or any networking apparatus, customers give out these resources from a cloud provider as an outsourced service....   [tags: plataform, advanced tecnology] 595 words
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Cloud and Its Effect on Education - With the change within the education system, many schools are looking for new ways to teach students the same curriculum that was taught when the instructors were in school yet with a new twist. The ways of using textbooks and slide-shows are a thing of the past. “By bringing technology into the classroom, teachers can hone in on methodology that students are familiar with, leading to more effective teaching strategies and better results.” (Chen, 2013) The new twist would not only enable students to access fellow students for study groups....   [tags: student, technology, study] 1818 words
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Store Your Data in the Cloud - What is cloud storage. Simple terms, it's a storage that can access anywhere. By storing your files on-line and accessing it anywhere while using your laptop, mobile device or another PC. It’s offered a faster, easier and safer backup than conventional methods of file storage such as bookshelves or cardboard files. Cloud storage support both personal and business uses. By this, you can access your files and programs from any computer anywhere in the world, with an Internet connection. Cloud storage needs hosting companies to operate a large data centers, and people who require their data to be hosted a data storage capacity from them....   [tags: storage, computer, internet] 1581 words
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Privacy and Security in Cloud Computing - Cloud Confidentiality The confidentiality of the cloud, or a system, can be guaranteed only under the condition that it is able to prevent unauthorized access. Zhifeng et al. (2013) states that within cloud environments, confidentiality implies that a customer’s data and computation tasks are to be kept confidential from both the cloud provider and other customers. Confidentiality remains as one of the greatest concerns with regard to cloud computing. This is largely due to the fact that customers outsource their data and computation tasks on cloud servers, which are controlled and managed by potentially untrustworthy cloud providers [1.x]....   [tags: confidentiality, cross-vm attack]
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Security Polices on the Cloud - Security in the cloud is achieved, in part, through third party controls and assurance much like in traditional outsourcing arrangements. But since there is no common cloud computing security standard, there are additional challenges associated with this. Many cloud vendors implement their own proprietary standards and security technologies, and implement differing security models, which need to be evaluated on their own merits. In a vendor cloud model, it is ultimately down to adopting customer organizations to ensure that security in the cloud meets their own security polices through requirements gathering provider risk assessments, due diligence, and assurance activities....   [tags: rish¡k, due diligence, assurance] 970 words
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The Option of Cloud Computing - ... What would be the company’s responsibilities. • How do I be acquainted with the safety concerns as regards to cloud provider architecture. • Who is liable for monitoring my critical data & intimating me in case there is any prospect of security breaches. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW To achieve confidentiality of information at provider’s side, different encryption techniques are used. Symmetric & asymmetric are the two forms of encryption. In case of symmetric encryption, key length should also be considered [1]....   [tags: information technology alternatives] 2850 words
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Cloudbuss is a Cloud-based Business - ... Tool kit - A layers of technologies and components for market using Cloud computing For increase their chances of providing better service to customers, and can be different cloud providers peering arrangements together to pull unloading (or service) applications for other service providers. Such arrangements overlooks the Union definition of clouds and encourage the introduction of policies and interface for linking heterogeneous cloud standard. Will integrate various technologies and solutions to provide value and one that is key to the success of the market Cloud....   [tags: market, applications, technology] 642 words
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Taking a Look at Cloud Computing - ... In 2007, Google and IBM teamed up with Manchester Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University of Computer Sciences, and University of Washington etc. to create an interconnected cloud system. Since then companies across the world have embraced and developed many different cloud systems. Businesses and everyday people have been welcoming the ease in use of the cloud systems. FIGURE 1.0 Cloud Computing Virtualization: Average data centers and network server rooms contain large number of servers with different workloads; user activities and other key factors determine which and when the servers are used....   [tags: data storage systems] 845 words
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The Education Value of Cloud Computing - ... Maintaining an interconnected technology system in a school under limited budgeting will also create an unstable technology environment where server malfunctions, software corruption, outdated devices, etc are a big cause of concern that could break the system. Cloud based services cover these concerns by creating enormous protected server farms that can store, manage, and allow access to user data without cause for catastrophic system issues. Consumers using cloud services vote with their use....   [tags: journal article analysis]
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Data Storage and Cloud Computing - ... Layered architecture of data centers In layered architecture of data center, lowest layer repre-sents massive physical resource for example servers and application servers and these servers is maintained virtu-alization layer. Cloud application for example business application, gaming, social networking, and scientific work operate at higher layer architecture. In a cloud environment customer data is processed and store in plain text form and data backup is also critical concern. In a table 2 we represent various data related threats and table 3 defines various data related threats....   [tags: information technology, security] 2510 words
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Recommendations on Implementing Cloud Computing - ... Independent audit report and/or certification verification would be beneficial. 3. Monitoring data: Know the details of who will have access to data, and why and when they are accessing it. 4. Access controls being used by the cloud provider: Just as you would implement access controls for your client’s own systems, the cloud provider must describe and implement the controls it has in place to ensure only authorized users can access your client’s data. Be especially vigilant if your client must comply with regulatory obligations; housing data somewhere other than the client’s premises does not relieve the client or you of legal responsibility....   [tags: contract, security, data, status] 546 words
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The Potential of Cloud Computing - ... Private Cloud storage is built with the infrastructure of a specific user, like the government. More often than not, Private Cloud storage users operate and maintain their own servers for security and uninterrupted service maintenance. Hybrid Cloud storage is a case-based combination of Public and Private Cloud storage based on the needs of the organization (Ju, Wu, Fu, Lin & Zhang, 2011). In comparison to the traditional storage way of computing, the Cloud offers additional functionality and performance, is more affordable, efficient and mobile....   [tags: storage, business, software]
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Cloud Computing on the Internet - Cloud computing refers to hosting services provided over the Internet. The Internet connects the users to the subscribed remote database, where all the consumers under the cloud service will use a pooled set of resources with the infrastructure cost being shared across everyone. The cloud computing allows the user to share the data, ranging from common word processing software to customized computer programs, from the same remote database. Cloud computing is also an attractive alternative for more storage capacity and disaster recovery....   [tags: infrastructure, recovery, storage] 2284 words
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Cloud Computing: Pros and Cons - Cloud computing has greatly influenced many aspects within the growing technology sector. This innovative approach has altered the way many businesses and individuals use technology. While there is no one clear definition of cloud computing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines cloud computing as “a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction” (Mell & Grance, 2011)....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Brillance That is Cloud Atlas - The Brilliance That Is Cloud Atlas Some authors have the natural ability to enthrall the reader from the beginning, weave plots that are both entertaining and suspenseful, and end the book with the reader asking, “How in the world did he do that?” David Mitchell does just that in his award-winning novel, Cloud Atlas. Cloud Atlas is a science-fiction book that employs six different plots simultaneously yet separately. Mitchell utilizes different settings that span across ages and continents, shapes multiple plots, and alludes to the separate plots to link them together across the novel....   [tags: David Mitchell, book analysis]
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Healthcare Industry's Migration to the Cloud - The healthcare industry’s migration to the cloud is inevitable—driven by an irresistible blend of competitive realities and patient demand. As in any major change in business or technology, early movers tend to reap the benefits. As consumers are becoming more tech savvy, the demand for information at the touch of their fingertips is also becoming more demanding. The move to cloud computing from a healthcare standpoint is taking precedence above the old fashioned way of healthcare. Research has shown that cloud computing is not only good for companies but also for the environment....   [tags: electronic healthcare records] 676 words
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The Benefits of Cloud Computing - Cloud Computing “Cloud computing is a type of computing that relies on sharing computing resources rather than having local services or personal devices to handle applications. The cloud, is used as a metaphor for ‘the internet,’ so the phrase cloud computing means ‘a type of Internet-based computing,’ where different services-such as servers, storage and applications- are delivered to an organization’s computers and device through the Internet. Cloud computing is comparable to grid computing, a type of computing where unused processing cycles of all computers in a network are harnesses to solve problems too intensive for any stand-alone machine (Web 2.0).” Whereas “Web 2.0 is the term give...   [tags: sharing computing resources]
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Securing Data with Cloud Technology - ... However, implementing cloud technology allows for these obstacles to be overcome.   What is Cloud Technology. Advancements in Web technology and the development of Internet accessible mobile devices has resulted in the big data generation and its huge storage requirement. Cloud storage has emerged as a miracle that meets all these demands. Traditionally Databases were designed and maintained on large hardware, but faced challenges in performance. In order to overcome these issues in performance, many companies began to turn to cloud technology....   [tags: Bank of America] 1376 words
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Outsourced Data and Cloud Computing - ... Cloud computing represents a major change in how we store information and run applications. Instead of hosting apps and data on an individual desktop computer, everything is hosted in the "cloud"—an assemblage of computers and servers accessed via the Internet. Cloud computing exhibits the following key characteristics: 1. Agility improves with users' ability to re-provision technological infrastructure resources. 2. Multi tenancy enables sharing of resources and costs across a large pool of users thus allowing for: 3....   [tags: lower cost, mantainance, architectural tools] 636 words
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Bullied to Death? by John Cloud - Bullying is nothing new but now times have changed because technology has made it possible for teenagers to bully one another without having to be face to face. This type of bullying is known as Cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is another method that is being used in today’s society to bullied one another and it takes place using technologic devices such as; computers, tablets, cell phone and using social media websites such as; facebook, twitter Instagram etc.. Although cyber bullying is not physical it has become a big problem in today’s society affecting many families psychologically and resulting in irreversible outcomes....   [tags: face to face, suicide, facebook, twitter]
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What is Cloud Computing? - ... Having a business that can be managed from anywhere with internet access is the convenience a company needs. One of the top reasons cloud computing is beneficial is because the software is simple to manage. Let’s say a CPA needs to audit a business’s financials. Instead of sending emails back and forth the cloud allows the client and CPA to collaborate utilizing a cloud accounting application called Xero. Xero provides the ability to communicate and share financials with a team member or an accountant on the cloud network....   [tags: Finance, Business, Outsourcing] 1347 words
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Overview of Cloud Computing - 1.0 Introduction Cloud computing nowadays are used widely not only in business area but also in schools especially in higher education. Cloud computing is used to store and to keep save user data in the ‘cloud’. Instead of transferring data using hard disk or any other methods, using cloud computing service can help store data to the cloud straight away. Cloud is a model for sending on-demand services, infrastructure, and application software using the network. For instance, Dropbox is one of the cloud computing services where it provides free storage to allow users to save photos, videos, or any documents that users wish to store and at the same time by using cloud computing, users are allo...   [tags: IT, Information Technology]
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