Tag Archives: Enterprise

Wherever you are in the world, regulatory compliance is a growing issue for all sizes and types of businesses. The need to store data in certain forms, to keep original files, to archive emails and so on is pressing. Amazon Web Services has a new feature for its Glacier storage service to help in these […]

Amazon Web Services has launched its second City on a Cloud challenge, a worldwide initiative recognising governments and their technology partners who are using cloud computing to deliver more effective services and instant information to the public in their respective countries.A panel of judges will appraise governments’ and technology firms’ projects based on a number […]

Startup businesses are driving the Internet of Things revolution. We’ve already seen Google acquire thermostat maker Nest. Nest, along with Ecobee, is challenging massive corporate giants like Honeywell in their traditional markets. Every day, new startups launch crowd-funding efforts to create new IoT devices that will disrupt other markets. If your enterprise isn’t responding to […]

Hot on the heels of its first successful AWS-laden earnings announcement (www.cloudcomrade.com/2015/04/25/amazon-boss-says-aws-soaring-ahead/), Amazon is making moves to protect its market. It has just announced the acquisition of a start-up company called ClusterK that uses its technology to help reduce costs when it comes to using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances. This clever management system can reduce […]

Amazon Web Services’ dominance in cloud computing has been further cemented by increasing growth and revenues, placing the company as one of the leading facilitators of activity on the internet today. AWS had sales of US$1.57 billion in the first quarter of 2015, with overall group sales for the first three months of the year […]

Hot on the heels of services from Microsoft Azure and Google, AWS has added a machine learning tool to its cloud services. Allowing users to develop predictive, learning and statistics-based awareness, Amazon Machine Learning takes a user-created model, or set of rules, plus all the data you can deliver from your Amazon S3 service or […]

Many businesses with large quantities of video content are moving their clips off their own servers to the cloud as prices fall and compute power rises. Amazon Web Services has some new tricks up its sleeves for companies who use AWS for video encoding, or who could find this an attractive new option. Amazon’s Elastic […]

The latest from Amazon’s never-ending treadmill of updates sees Amazon Web Services introduce a range of improved features to help it compete better across the enterprise IT landscape. Amazon’s identity and access management (IAM) system upgrades are now available across the range of Amazon services. They can help enterprise users and system admins rapidly manage […]

Cloud computing is a third generation way of managing business data, using a network of secure servers hosted on the internet. The servers process and manage data more efficiently that a personal computer or local server. Not sure if the cloud is right for you? Here are some facts on how this technology can help […]

Many people working in IT have probably already heard about Docker. Docker is the next stage of virtualisation enabling applications to be run in virtualised containers. The use of Docker is especially beneficial to application developers who no longer have to worry about the underlying infrastructure and application dependencies when moving from one environment to […]

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