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“I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… carrying around these non-connected computers is byzantine by comparison,” Steve Jobs said about cloud computing. Many people agree that cloud solutions are convenient for business applications and the practice is becoming more wide spread. The number of businesses that are trying to simplify their business processes with information technology is growing. With more and more companies using virtual business processes for varied tasks, systems are more complex and data security is a paramount concern.

Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services in the world. With well over 175 million users, Dropbox was arguably the first cloud storage service that promoted mass adoption thanks to a referral program and an intuitive interface. Dropbox cemented its place on our mobile devices with a range of capable apps, and developers have figured out ways to use it for all kinds of purposes: server backups, Google Docs sync and browser add-ons, to name just three.

File Catalyst says an average HD movie can be 8 to 15 GB, and a Blu-ray movie 20 to 25 GB. If you have downloaded a collection of movies to your home computer, you’ll want to make sure they’re safe. Cloud backup has become a popular way to backup files. When you’re ready to find the best cloud backup service for your entertainment collection, make sure you ask the right questions.

Cloud services is emerging as the most in-trend option for individuals and small business opting for seamless and secure file-sharing or storage  of data – thanks to popular cloud services like SkyDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive amongst many others. However, with more and more people (either working remotely, traveling frequently or telecommuting) opting to store sensitive work documents in personal cloud services; there is a growing risk for data security at workplace.

With technology rapidly evolving, one would make the natural assumption that people would adapt accordingly. Unfortunately, this has not yet been the case specifically in regard to how users protect and store their crucial data.

Two of the ten most important aspects in life that are frequently cited by countless individuals are relationships and music. After all, these are two things that people refer to as “bringing the world together.” People spend their entire lives building relationships which create lasting impressions and the best way to save those memories are by taking pictures or videos. People also spend a substantial amount of time listening to music on their way to work which could account for two or more hours per day.

The choice between public cloud and private cloud platform is a recurring debate, as the potential value of hybrid cloud environments and its benefits to business. Of course, the benefits of these environments is the power to leverage the inherent scalability and performance public clouds without the risks associated with outsourcing of business critical applications, but what is the best approach to manage hybrid cloud environments, and what more benefits companies can achieve by using them? A research on network and computing predicts that the hybrid cloud option will not become the dominant trend to within at least five years, because, apparently, still needed more training and education respect.

Free storage and sharing are part of the allure of public cloud storage services like Dropbox, Box and Google Drive. When it comes to the security of your data in the Cloud, there’s a substantial difference between “free” and “no value.”

Cloud vendors do a fantastic job of helping people work together by providing easy, fluid storage for the modern, mobile nature of business. Along with the ease of use on free public cloud platforms, you’re assured by the providers of the security of your personal and business files. But does that security really match what you expect and what your business requires?

For the enterprise architect steeped in legacy data center and on-premises infrastructures, the learning curve to effective cloud computing security can seem steep. Enterprise architects transitioning to the cloud must add cloud infrastructure expertise to their knowledge base and learn to cut through thehype in the crowded cloud security marketplace. Once you do so, however, […]