Monthly Archives: December 2012

Outsourcing to the Cloud

Some people have an understandably negative reaction towards the word “outsourcing.” Basically, the phrase means to contract out a business process to a separate company or freelancers. The reaction to “outsourcing” would probably be more neutral if the meanings associated …

The Benefits for Construction Companies of Hosting their IT Infrastructures in the Clouds

Construction companies are particularly well-suited for cloud-based IT infrastructures. For many of its employees, their “office” is a temporary construction site. Some construction companies have workers that travel from location to location, while others assign and oversee groups of workers …

How the Cloud Can Help Schools

At first glance, K-12 schools and colleges may not seem like the best candidates for a cloud-based infrastructure or solution. For the most part, students can collaborate in-person with their teachers and classmates and don’t need an online workspace. Also, …

What to Watch for in 2013: Cloud Edition

It is difficult enough for most businesspeople to keep up with the latest technological advancements; predicting future developments can be even harder. Business owners already have a lot to deal with, and many do not have the time or the preexisting …

Gametime for the Cloud: Increased Availability and Cost-Efficiency Through Cloud Computing

Cloud-based gaming and digital distribution demonstrate the cost-efficiency, flexibility, and availability benefits of cloud computing. Mobile games have always been the most common and well-known form of cloud-based gaming. Not all mobile games are entirely cloud-based—some need to be downloaded …