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European Cloud ComputingCloud hosting increases financial efficiency in many ways. There are practically eight ways on how it does so.

Cloud Automates Business Process

As a company increases, information increases. An automated business process enables transactions to be delivered more efficiently and accurately with the use of the cloud.

Cloud Enables Financial Efficiency

The second way thatcloud hosting enables financial efficiency is through the reduction of duplicates. Since money is being dealt in the cloud, eliminating duplicate entries enables the cloud to make every business transaction unique, thus making the business process efficient, as well as making financial computations more efficient. It is so time consuming to look for duplicates in a financial report, and the cloud enables these to be handled efficiently. Continue reading

Cloud computing

Cloud computing is the next big thing. So can you rely on storing all your data online or should you still keep some hardware on site in case of the dreaded server crash?

Cloud computing allows you to store all of your files online and access them from anywhere in the world. A relatively new public technology, cloud computing has received massive press coverage and business growth as companies look at ways of cutting costs and reaching an increasingly global work force.

There are many who feel the ‘Cloud’ is the future of IT support, though others warn against companies resistance to investing in new IT hardware.

So let’s look at some pros and cons for Cloud vs. Hardware Continue reading

Hybrid Cloud

Although ‘the cloud’ is a universal expression that involves a large number of connected through a real time communication network, it can be split down into three separate clouds; Public, Private and Hybrid.

The Public Cloud, like the UK’s very ‘The Cloud’, is called a ‘Public cloud’ when the services are rendered over a network that is open for public use and is currently being used by 39% of people using the cloud. 34% are using the Private Cloud, which is mainly used by businesses so share work and workloads between employees. Finally there is the Hybrid, currently used by 27% which is the best of both clouds, Hybrid cloud provides the flexibility of in house applications with the fault tolerance and scalability of cloud based services.

In 5 years’ time however this will not be the case, with both the Public cloud and the Private cloud expected to decline to 32% and 25% respectively and the Hybrid cloud to rise to 43%, due to the majority of people needing to have both the best aspects of both the public and private clouds. Continue reading

clouds

Security in cloud hosting terms indirectly addresses availability, confidentiality and integrity.

Security is one single aspect that can cause the undoing of cloud hosting. As it is entirely integrated with the internet, it inevitably faces loads of challenges and vulnerabilities.

Most importantly, it is in the hands of the cloud hosting providers to calmly deal with the various security challenges they face on a daily basis as they have to maintain their client base such that there are no margins for error.

1. Data Integrity

When data is present on a cloud, it can be accessed by anyone even if it is labeled as private. Confidential data might mingle with other end users at a regular basis. Cloud doesn’t differentiate between privileged data and common data thathamper privacy to an extent which might prove detrimental to gaining user approval. Continue reading

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