Cloud computing continues to hold a great deal of promise for a variety of
business and personal implementations. A lot of buzz has been generated this
year with regards to the potential of cloud-based applications and web
services as well as a few recent developments that highlight the direction in
which the cloud computing phenomenon is moving.
1. The Emergence of Private and Hybrid Clouds.
Cloud computing becomes more attractive to businesses as companies are able
to create their own private clouds, as well as hybrid clouds, and clouds
including private and public space. As businesses realize that private and
hybrid clouds can be built to the company's specifications, cloud computing
becomes a more valued asset to the enterprise.
Several organizations have moved into the private and hybrid cloud space in
recent years. OpenStack is a highly customizable, open sourc... (more)
The telecom industry provides mission-critical services, which means that the
hardware and software that powers the network must be able to perform under
some very extreme conditions. Servers, in particular, must be extremely
reliable and function during and after everything from streams of heavy
traffic to massive earthquakes. Carrier grade servers have to go through
rigid testing to receive certification, and they have several characteristics
that make them very important.
They Are Part of the National Infrastructure
Telecommunications, as a whole, is considered an important par... (more)
The ability to provide fast and accurate healthcare has always depended on
having the latest technology and educating the relevant staff on how to best
employ these new devices and applications. Throughout 2013, a number of
innovations appeared in the industry, changing the way healthcare we
administer and receive care.
New technologies have the potential to disrupt the traditional, slow, and
ineffective processes that are often ingrained in the healthcare system. They
have the potential to offer more security to meet stringent compliance
requirements, streamline distribution, a... (more)