Deciding to move on to a cloud means moving your data into somebody’s computers. To develop your computing facilities without investing in hardware and infrastructure is what cloud computing all about. In an organization, you may be the decision maker thanking about whether to put your data in a third party cloud or in your own cloud. You can have a look at the following advantages and disadvantages of cloud so that you can make an informed decision on whether you should switch over to third party cloud infrastructures. [Read more…]
Virtualization helps to integrate several servers into a physical server in such a way that every server appears as a standalone server to the users. The three types of popular server virtualizations are OS virtualization, hardware emulation and paravirtualization. [Read more…]
From security perspective, not all types of data of an organization are equally important for successful business operation. Depending on business criticality, some data need to be more secured. The enormous computing power of cloud attracts businesses to put their data in the cloud, but many of the businesses do not have any decisive policy that defines which data to put in the cloud and what not to. This post highlights top 10 cloud security issues and risks that an organization needs to consider before migrating their mission critical data to the cloud.
Though various types of cloud are available to serve various types of customers, they all serve the same purpose-offer IT resources and services to customers accessible via web browser. The hardware and software powering the clouds always stay behind the customer’s eye-thus when we hear the term “cloud” it papers to some of us as an black box. The aim of this post to help you decide how to choose a cloud service provider, irrespective of the size of your business. The following are the list of questions that you might ask to your cloud vendor: [Read more…]