Archive | January, 2013

5 Ways Cloud Can Improve Your Business’s Top Line Growth

  While IT vendors typically lead a product pitch with cost benefits, it should be no surprise that cost savings alone don’t always drive IT purchases. For many organizations, revenue growth may represent an even more compelling driver. Cloud compute and cloud storage have in many circles become synonymous with cost savings and improving an […]

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Thanks for viewing StorageIO content and top 2012 viewed posts

2012 was a busy year (it was our 7th year in business) along with plenty of activity on StorageIOblog.com as well as on the various syndicate and other sites that pickup our content feed ( http://storageioblog.com/RSSfull.xml). Excluding traditional media venues, columns, articles, web casts and web site visits ( StorageIO.com and StorageIO.TV), StorageIO generated content […]

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Cloud Computing Contracts and geolocation

As very well explained in the paper on negotiating cloud contracts by Stanford Technology Law Review (see also the blog Cloud Computing Contracts) cloud computing users can “have regulatory or other legal obligations and may need to demonstrate compliance to regulators”. Data location and data and data transfers are one of the most important data protection […]

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The Human Face of Big Data, a Book Review

My copy of the new book The Human Face of Big Data created by Rick Smolan and Jennifer Erwitt arrived yesterday compliments of EMC (the lead sponsor). In addition to EMC, the other sponsors of the book are Cisco, VMware, FedEx, Originate and Tableau software. To say this is a big book would be an […]

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