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REF-0040-Cloud-computing-aplicado-a-los-sectores-de-la-agroindustria. Google presenta libro gratuito sobre Cloud Computing. Cómo llevar tu empresa a la nube Así se presenta el libro que Google Brasil ha producido junto con Endeavor, un libro en portugués, gratuito en formato electrónico, disponible en, aunque para bajarlo tenemos que rellenar el formulario que en dicha página aparece.

Google presenta libro gratuito sobre Cloud Computing

Lo comentan en el blog de Google como un libro que trae de forma muy didáctica los pasos que tenemos que realizar para usar Internet de forma productiva en nuestra compañía. Casi una década después de su creación , el cloud computing se ha consolidado como una poderosa herramienta para el desarrollo de empresas de todos los tamaños y sectores, para garantizar la flexibilidad en el intercambio de información [...] democratizar el acceso a las funciones avanzadas de tecnología de la información para ofrecer a todos las soluciones que antes solo podían ser utilizadas por grandes corporaciones.

Cloud Computing Conjurations. Cloud computing 101: The risks of Cloud computing (Part 1) - cloud computing. As the most hyped concept in IT today, Cloud Computing has taken spin to a whole new level.

Cloud computing 101: The risks of Cloud computing (Part 1) - cloud computing

Vendor marketing is awash with the benefits of Cloud computing with little mention of the pitfalls. In this three part series Computerworld examines some of the very real risks and shortfalls associated with Cloud Computing and also identifies which areas have the most potential to completely transform the enterprise. Part One deals with the need for greater Cloud transparency and warns users to be wary of vendor certification claims.

It also examines the rise of DevOps, which is starting to generate a lot of interest. But beware: DevOps isn't the right fit for every enterprise and is better suited to an IT organisation with a high level of maturity. Lack of transparency. Small Businesses Gain Competitive Advantage With Cloud Computing. How Small Businesses can gain a competitive advantage with Cloud Computing In our increasingly globalized world, small businesses need an effective communications network to span the geographically spread regions of the business.

Small Businesses Gain Competitive Advantage With Cloud Computing

But the business applications required to achieve this are an expensive proposition in our current economic climate. This is making it more and more troublesome for smaller companies to compete with big corporations who hold seemingly infinite budgets. But we are now seeing the emergence of multi-tenanted business applications based upon a price-per-user model, or in other words, the Public Cloud. Colombia avanza hacia 'la nube' The Most Complete Collaboration and Task Management Platform. How the cloud (kinda) changes (sorta) everything. (Page 1 of 4) It’s a logical evolution of connectivity, software abstraction and commoditized computing power.

How the cloud (kinda) changes (sorta) everything

It was predicted in 1961 by artificial intelligence expert John McCarthy, who envisioned utility computing with “time-shared computers” supplying the logic for “book-size home information terminals.” Cloud computing, like so many other developments, seems, simply, to make sense, even if the steps that paved the way didn’t always. In 1999, when VMware resuscitated IBM’s virtual machine concept and applied it to the problematic x86 architecture, who cared that most x86 servers were only running at 10% capacity?

Today, virtualization is key to data center optimization. And remember how those ads with the red line through the word “software” seemed an annoying rehash of 1990s application service providers and 1970s service bureaus? The 4 biggest threats facing the cloud. FORTUNE -- Earlier this week, portions of Amazon's cloud computing service crashed, impairing Foursquare, Netflix and Instagram as well as millions of users.

The 4 biggest threats facing the cloud

While service was quickly restored, it marked the second major incident of its kind in the last six months -- and that is raising concerns with some. Putting parts or all of your company in the cloud -- the oft-used term to describe large, remotely hosted data sets and applications -- is typically far more cost-effective than relying on traditional servers and internal IT departments. White Papers. Cloud Computing : What is Cloud Computing,Trends and precautions. Previously we wrote about Cloud Server and Cloud Hosting Services.

Cloud Computing : What is Cloud Computing,Trends and precautions

In this article, we will go in to a bit detail on Cloud Computing in simple, easy language. The easiest way to explain the concept of Cloud Computing would be that cloud computing is what everyone has been using the web 2.0. Otherwise can be defined as cloud computing is the tendency to base applications externally hosted services, out of the website. The users are actually using the cloud computing without realizing it. When you are using the Sky Drive, Hotmail, Gmail : all are in the cloud.

Cloud Comparisons Part II: Other Cloud Services. Cloud computing: The next best thing. WHEN PAPER was invented, it revolutionized the way people communicated while it allowed knowledge to be kept safe and intact in pieces of parchment.

Cloud computing: The next best thing

When Johannes Gutenberg invented the movable type printing, information reached more people at a faster pace. In the digital age, cloud computing has become the next best thing to the invention of paper and printing. Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen likens the importance of cloud computing to paper and printing, which she says are significant facets in the history of information creation and sharing.

Cloud computing: 4 tips for regulatory compliance. CIO — Cloud computing seems simple in concept, and indeed, simplicity of operation, deployment and licensing are its most appealing assets. But when it comes to questions of compliance, once you scratch the surface you'll find more questions than you asked in the first place, and more to think about than ever before. Compliance covers a lot of ground, from government regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and the European Union Data Protection Act, to industry regulations such as PCI DSS for payment cards and HIPAA for health data.

You may have internal controls in place, but moving to a public-cloud infrastructure platform, a cloud-based application suite or something in between will mean giving up some controls to the cloud vendor. That's a position many auditors—and CIOs and CEOs—find themselves in today. Cloud Computing Befuddles Consumers, Despite Use: Study. Those "to the cloud" television commercials and the cloud-focused airport advertisements may be a bit premature, as the majority of consumers don't yet know what cloud computing is despite using cloud services, a recent study found.

Cloud Computing Befuddles Consumers, Despite Use: Study

According to recent research from The NPD Group, only 22 percent of consumers in the U.S. are familiar with the term "cloud computing. " What's more, The NPD Group found, is that those unfamiliar with the term "cloud computing" frequently leverage cloud services. The research found that 76 percent of U.S. respondents used some form of Internet-based cloud service within the past year, whether e-mail, tax preparation software, online gaming or another service. Regardless, nearly one quarter -- 24 percent -- of U.S. consumers reported purchasing computer-based software applications within the last six months, showing that cloud services have not fully supplanted desktop-based applications.

I Want Cloud Apps, Not Just Cloud Servers! – Part I. It is amazing how I continue to hear people talk about how they are still not familiar with “cloud”, what it is and how it will help their specific business.

I Want Cloud Apps, Not Just Cloud Servers! – Part I

Just the other day I spoke to a customer prospect who believed they had a private cloud – as it turns out they had a virtual server farm which still could not be accessed through a self-service portal. But I am not surprised – after years of “cloud-washing” incumbent IT management solutions that cost a lot of money, time, and resources to implement, vendors have dictated how YOU should use the cloud. But, you need to figure out how the cloud actually applies to your specific business. Cloud Computing Brings Challenges for Health Care Data Storage, Privacy. Zona de Pruebas: Mi ‘dream team’ de los datos sincronizados.

Usar memorias USB o discos duros portátiles es una opción, pero los servicios en línea son ideales para asegurar el acceso a los archivos.

Zona de Pruebas: Mi ‘dream team’ de los datos sincronizados

Imagen: Dropbox. Cada vez estoy más convencido de que estamos en la ‘era de la infoxicación’: manejamos a diario tantos los mensajes de correo, tweets, favoritos web o ‘bookmarks’, lecturas generadas en Twitter y documentos académicos, laborales o de entretenimiento en distintos formatos, y además, en varios navegadores web y equipos (computadores, teléfonos inteligentes, netbooks…), y un largo etcétera, que mantenerlos organizados parece imposible, y cuando éstos se necesitan con urgencia parecen no estar disponibles. How cloud computing will change the way you do business. You may not know it yet, but cloud computing is going to change the way you do business. Gone will be the days of provisioning hardware and software, creating space to house them, doing data backup and paying for maintenance.

Instead, companies are paying a monthly fee and having that all done for them, says Ben Grele, director of the IT services practice group at Burr Pilger Mayer. “You could compare cloud computing to a utility such as electricity, where no one is running a generator to power their business,” says Grele. “Yet everyone expects that when they flip a switch, the light comes on. The European Sync / Storage Service. The Cost Advantage Controversy of Cloud Computing. CIO — One of the topics most associated with cloud computing is its cost advantages, or lack thereof. One way the topic gets discussed is "capex vs. opex," a simple formulation, but one fraught with meaning. At its simplest, capex vs. opex is how compute resource is paid for by the consumer of those resources. For example, if one uses Amazon Web Services, payment is made on a highly granular level for the use of the resources — either time (so much per server-hour) or consumption (so much per gigabyte of storage per month).

The consumer does not, however, own the assets that deliver those resources. Amazon owns the server and the storage machinery. From an accounting perspective, owning an asset is commonly considered a capital expenditure (thus the sobriquet capex). By contrast, operating expenditure is a cost associated with operating the business over a short period, typically a year. The move to private clouds added to the complixity of this. Report: Cloud Computing Catching On in Emerging Markets. While cloud computing gains steadily in the U.S., U.K. and Germany (and rather slowly in Canada ), it's taking off in emerging markets like Brazil, China and India.

According to a study by GfK Custom Research, and covered by FineChannel , cloud computing enjoys relatively high penetration rate in emerging markets, regardless of company size. According to GfK, decision makers in Brazil, China and India have a much more positive view of cloud computing and cite cost-effectiveness, flexibility and security as the main benefits. In contrast, decision makers in the U.S. and the U.K. see security as a barrier rather than a strength, and view flexibility as the main advantage.

But Fine Channel notes that data security is seen as a benefit by many in established markets as well. This fits with the BitNami, and Zenoss survey we looked at recently , which found that security is perceived as both a benefit and a risk by many technology decision makers. Cloud Computing: Solving The Backup Problem - Smb - Services - Why today’s cloud news is tomorrow’s table stakes. Cloud Computing Can Save Big Firms Billions in Energy Costs. Want to save money while shrinking your company's carbon footprint? Look no further than cloud computing, experts say.

A new report released today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) makes the case for why technologies such as virtualization and third party-hosted services, applications and websites can save big bucks for big companies while avoiding millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the process. "The reason I'm so excited about this report is the ICT sector has a decisive role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the accelerating of economic growth," said CDP Executive Chairman Paul Dickinson.

"That decoupling is at the heart of what ICT is capable of. " ICT -- information and communication technology -- has long been hailed as a weapon for reducing emissions in many industries, despite the sector's own growing carbon footprint. Five alternatives to Microsoft Office 365. Takeaway: Alternative apps from the fringes which Jack Wallen thinks could very easily fill all of your online office suite needs. Microsoft has released Office 365 and for those that like the idea of having an on-line office suite, but don’t want to have to pay the cost of the Microsoft solution, where do you turn? Are they comparable alternatives? I am happy to answer with an emphatic ‘yes’. Some of the available alternatives offer a feature-for-feature alternative, whereas some go a few extra miles and offer additional features that make them superior to the Microsoft offering.

Security in the Cloud. Cloud Computing has been Playing a Larger Role in Healthcare, but what is its Security Profile? As more provider organizations look to the cloud computing model, they face a host of security-related questions. What are the appropriate applications for the cloud, what is the best cloud model, and what do they need to know to choose the best vendor? Hospital CIOs and security experts weigh in. Cloud computing could lead to billions in energy savings. Another study out this week has found that if companies adopt cloud computing, they can reduce the energy consumption of their IT and save money on energy bills. The report, created by research firm Verdantix and sponsored by AT&T, estimates that cloud computing could enable companies to save $12.3 billion off their energy bills.

That translates into carbon emission savings of 85.7 million metric tons per year by 2020. The Verdantix report isn’t the first one to deliver such a finding. Politics, (computing) power and money in IT and the cloud. Why the cloud must come back to earth. Cloud services seem to have got hung up on providing applications, but the focus needs to shift back to network resources as services, says Lori MacVittie. In the early days of cloud computing all the enthusiasm was about the network, but that focus has been quickly eclipsed by the promise of easy application deployment. The end user has become the centre of attention. Cloud computing can counter illiteracy: Managing Director, HP India. Cloud computing: reshaping IT market. Companies in India will increase the adoption of cloud competing technology over the next five years. The total cloud market in India, currently at $400 million, will reach $4.5 billion by 2015.

Predicting Egypt – Could Cloud Computing Have Helped? On January 25, 2011 the overthrow of the Egyptian government began - quietly at first, with non-violent demonstrations of long-held grievances. But, by February 11 Mubarak had resigned, the government of a long-stable country had been overturned and the future of the entire region was altered forever. With the overwhelming amount of web content and social media we are compelled to ask: "could we have seen this coming?

" Yes, is the answer - provided we're willing to look at information in a new way. To a person analyzing "big data," this means that we must include the broadest range of data available. Business. Europe Turns to the Cloud. Research and Markets Adds Report: Cloud Computing Basics & Best Practices for Business Executives.

10 cloud career skills. Network World - Cloud computing demands a mix of technology skills, negotiating skills, business acumen and people skills. How to get started with cloud computing. NEWSMAKERS Q&A: Businesses learning to compute through the cloud. Cloud Backup: Preparing Your Business for the Unexpected. What Cloud Computing Means For the Real World. MicrosoftVoice: Environmental Benefits of Cloud Computing. The Top Ten Considerations for Cloud Computing - CloudTweaks. Canonical: open source is the driving force of cloud computing - Open Source Insider. Businesses Looking to Cloud Computing to Enhance Productivity: Report. IT outsourcing: Cloud computing 'boosts flexibility' Cloud Computing para Arquitetos de TI - Private Cloud - Resiliência e Redundância - Enterprise Architect - Microsoft Brazil.

What Is Cloud Computing? SaaS and Cloud Computing…It Just Makes Sense for Small-to-Mid-Sized Businesses. Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: Workbooks - CloudTweaks. Can Microsoft become dominant in the cloud? - CCT. Cloud computing – SA in danger of being left behind. Cloud computing benefits now 'widely recognised' Advice for dealing with the top 10 risks in public cloud computing. Remember The Milk: Online to-do list and task management. Newswall. Online convert TIFF, JPG, EPS, PCX, PDF, PNG, PSD, SVG, TGA etc. TinyGrab - Simple Screenshot Sharing. Online Accounting Software: Small Business and Freelancers - FreeAgent. Downloading Dropbox. Cloudo Blog. EyeOS - Cloud Computing – Web Desktop – Cloud Desktop. Crea tu cuenta y haz parte de la ciudad digital. Customer Log In.

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