10 Zen Tips for Mastering User Interfaces

How to Quickly Adjust to Navigation Changes in a Cloud-based Program by Sandy Hubbard, Print Futurist   Does this sound familiar? You log into your social media platform, web-to-print portal,  contact management system, or any subscription-based cloud service, and — ack! — nothing looks the same. Where there used to be words, there are icons. Everything is smaller and […]

New service launched to sell surplus cloud computing capacity

A company has launched what it claims to be the world’s first cloud computing marketplace. Toronto-based Enomaly, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, said that the new beta version of its SpotCloud Marketplace Platform provides an easy way for businesses to sell unused cloud capacity. Cloud providers can use SpotCloud to clear out unused capacity and sell […]

Increase Business with the Cloud

Part of being a proactive business owner is identifying business goals and determining how to meet those goals in a cost-effective manner using available tools. Some of the most accessible business-growth and improvement tools today are web-based applications that reside in “the cloud” — commonly called “cloud computing.” Wikipedia defines “cloud computing” as, “Internet-based computing, […]

Pitney Bowes to Launch Volly digital mail platform

Secure Digital Delivery Service that Connects Mailers and Consumers. Mailers can use new offering to grow business and provide multi-channel communications experience NEW YORK, NY, January 6, 2011—Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced the Volly™ secure digital delivery service, a new cloud-based digital mail communications platform that will empower consumers to receive, view, organize, and manage bills, […]

2011: The Year of The Cloud

If your marketing strategy has not yet moved onto the cloud, you risk getting left behind. But what is the cloud? And how beneficial really is this skywards migration? Alex Aspinall investigates Cloud technology: a new dawn for marketers? Findings published recently by The Centre for Economics & Business Research reveal that the further adoption of […]

Infographic: Today’s Cloud Computing Landscape

Cloud computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosting services over the Internet. A cloud service has three distinct characteristics that differentiate it from traditional hosting. It is sold on demand, typically by the minute or by the hour, it is elastic – a user can have as much or as little […]

Infographic: Your Computer is Going Away

via The Ubiquitous Computing Revolution Infographic | Personal Computing Revolution, Mobile Devices & Tablet Computers | Tech News Daily. Related articles In the Future, Computing is (Cunningly) Constant (livescience.com) Usability for a Ubiquitous Computing World (tc.eserver.org) Death of the Laptop/Desktop: The Advent of Slate/Tablet and Mobile Computing in the Cloud (prweb.com) Nanotechnology’s Big Impact – […]

Cloudstock: The Woodstock for Cloud Developers – San Francisco, CA 12/6

Cloudstock is an entirely new event designed for one purpose: To bring the top cloud developers and the top cloud technologies  together under one roof, to learn from each other, collaborate, innovate, and drive the future of cloud computing.  This open, meetup style, free event will feature sessions, demo stations, socializing, and a hackathon, all […]

Gartner: Companies need shift in private cloud security

The security systems of businesses must “evolve” as they move from virtualised data centres towards private cloud infrastructures, according to analysts at Gartner. Gartner predicts that by 2015, 40 percent of the security controls used within enterprise data centres will be virtualised, up from less than five percent in 2010. “For most organisations, virtualisation will provide […]

Microsoft hopes to show its Cloud Power

REDMOND, Wash.–After spending the last several months touting itself as “All In” when it comes to cloud computing, Microsoft now plans to spend several hundred million dollars to convince businesses what that actually means. The software maker is launching its largest-ever ad campaign targeting businesses, touting “Cloud Power” and its benefits over traditional server-based computing. […]

Microsoft Takes Cloud Fight to Google

The game is on. Microsoft officially took its ubiquitous Office suite to the cloud this week with Office 365. And that, say industry watchers, is not good news for rival Google , which has been trying to capture the enterprise with its own offerings of cloud -based office apps. This is not a great day […]

10 Million+ Students Using Google Apps for Education

Just about four years ago, Google launched Apps for Education – a version of Google’s online productivity tools (including Gmail and Google Docs) that is geared towards K12 schools and colleges. Now, Google just announced, there are over 10 million students, staff, faculty and alumni that are actively using Apps for Education. With the beginning […]