Personal Cloud Computing Services Market Will Be Worth $12 Billion in Five Years

Apple is about to lead the development of a brand new industry if a new Forrester Research report is correct. After evaluating the new Apple iCloud service and its history with MobileMe, the analysts conclude that paying subscribers will flock to personal clouds A key factor driving the shift is the state of the personal […]

IBM White Paper on “resiliency” a/k/a “backup”

In May, IBM published a white paper that it calls Business Continuity and Resiliency Services, or what we mere mortals call “backup and restore.” Some of the service is based on Tivoli products and others are evolutionary versions of traditional services that would normally be associated with an enterprise-wide support plan. This white paper does […]

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White paper: A short introduction to cloud platforms by David Chappell

David Chappell is a writer and speaker on a variety of technologies, including books on SQL and Microsoft dot net. In August 2008, he published a white paper with this introduction… The coming shift to cloud computing is a major change in our industry. One of the most important parts of that shift isĀ  the […]

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