Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a managed database service that allows end users to setup and operate relational databases in the cloud. RDS offers a great number of useful out-of-the-box services for scaling, backup, restoration, monitoring, high availability, and data recovery so that all you have to worry about is your application and business development.
The skills required for software developers a few years ago were much simpler than the ones we're seeing in job descriptions today. Application developers face a challenge as new technologies evolve at a faster pace than ever before, particularly in the areas of cloud computing, extended web development, mobile computing and social media.
From price wars to new tools and services, the cloud market was buzzing in 2014. Changes in end-user computing strategies are one of the major trends witnessed in this market, and many companies have started to adopt cloud-based solutions.
There is a wealth of information on the web about all the different cloud offerings from different vendors. While cloud is now a validated delivery model for a whole host of IT services, it can be very hard to ascertain which cloud services make sense for your business.
In a world dependent on technology, nearly every business relies on fast, efficient, reliable and highly accurate IT solutions in order to compete. Today’s technology environment is also increasingly complex: data centers, cloud services, secure networking, mobile devices, custom applications and desktops all need to combine transparently to create a flawless experience for your employees, partners or customers. That’s where a cloud advisor comes in.
Now that cloud computing technology has already gone past the infancy stages, many industries have already realized the benefits it provides, and have already started adopting and integrating the technology to their businesses. One key sector that stands to benefit a lot from the cloud is marketing, as it has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data.
Agility is the ability of a business to adapt rapidly and cost efficiently in response to changes in the business environment. Business agility can be achieved by quickly adapting goods and services to meet customer demands. Basically, agility is a concept that incorporates the ideas of flexibility, balance, adaptability, and coordination under one umbrella.
The days of carrying data in flash drives have come and gone. The cloud has become a place where everyone meets and exchanges information, and many people now resort to personal cloud accounts in order to backup, store, and access their data anywhere and anytime. Basically, the cloud has become a place where data is being kept permanently.
Cloud computing is the hottest trend in corporate computing right now and air transport companies should not be slow to grasp the opportunity. Airlines are constantly struggling with huge quantities of data in complex environments, and global staff require 24/7 access to data in order to keep ground and air operations running seamlessly. In an industry that reaches the globe and never sleeps, international commercial airlines need all the responsiveness and resiliency that they can get.
From Cryptolocker to the Apple iOS vulnerability, there have been numerous high-profile breaches in 2014. With the ever-changing threat landscape and advanced cyber attacks showing no sign of slowing down, businesses need to be prepared as we head into 2015.
To prepare for the year just, we must anticipate the security needs and trends of the future and understand how companies can survive in the face of new danger.