Category Cloud Computing

Is Cloud Computing Hurting Your Business?

Cloud computing is on everybody’s lips these days. It certainly has the potential to transform your business for the better, in some cases dramatically. While most business owners still struggle to understand what cloud computing is, most business software vendors do their level best to confuse the issue further and maximise their profits from leaving…

“The Future of Business”

“The Future of Business”

My company WinWeb recently had our software reviewed by the Software-as-a-Service portal GetApp and received 4.5 out of 5 stars overall. I’m really happy with the review so please head over to their website to see what they said about our array of great apps that even 007 would probably be jealous of!

(via GetApp)

Cloud Computing is not accessorising

Cloud Computing is not accessorising

I recently participated in an interview with the #1 Cloud Business App Marketplace GetApp about my company WinWeb. In the interview I touch upon the topics that are most important to me and all of my customers such as integrated solutions, customisation and affordability. It’s well worth a read if you would like to know…

Stuck on the Runway

Stuck on the Runway

Right now I am stuck, sitting in a plane on the northern runway at Heathrow Airport waiting to go the US. At about 09:00 BST a British Airways plane bound for Oslo had to make an emergency landing following a technical fault, with witnesses describing flames coming from the engine. You can see some scary…

Important new cloud collaboration research announced

Important new cloud collaboration research announced

We still have a lot to learn about the potential collaborative benefits of the Cloud and the different ways it can be applied around the world. Imperial College London has recognised that there is still far more to come from cloud computing and collaboration, so they’ve formed a consortium with five other European academic institutions…

The Paperless Office

The Paperless Office

Are we getting closer than ever to the “paperless office”? The BBC certainly seem to think so in a piece on their website today. Although once a pipe-dream for many businesses, a paperless office is now actually an achievable concept for the vast majority of enterprises. Improvements in scanning technology and easier access to cloud…

Cloud Misconceptions

Cloud Computing has been around for a long time now, but misconceptions still persist about it. Many of these misconceptions only persist because of inaccurate reporting in the media. I’ve just read a useful article on Business2Community that highlights some of the misconceptions that I’ve heard (and I’m still hearing) whenever I speak to people…

The Inconvenient Truth about Cloud Computing

The Inconvenient Truth about Cloud Computing

Stefan is also a regular contributor to Nasdaq.com. In his latest piece he addresses the “inconvenient truth” behind the Cloud Computing hype that other providers won’t tell you: namely that they can’t provide everything you need so you’ll either be left wanting more or end up buying from multiple vendors.

(via NASDAQ)

US: More than half of all small businesses in the Cloud

US: More than half of all small businesses in the Cloud

New research in the United States suggests that Cloud adoption is becoming widespread. The majority of businesses now use some form of Cloud Computing within their enterprise. This is great news but the report also says that it has led to something known as “Cloud Sprawl” because businesses are using multiple types of cloud software…

Is Cloud Computing the Junk Bond of Computing?

Is Cloud Computing the Junk Bond of Computing?

Read Stefan Töpfer’s latest NASDAQ column entitled ‘Cloud Computing: Junk Bond of Computing?’ Is cloud computing a threat to business or can it help you run your business better? Currently hype on both sides of the debate dominates the media and as usual adds little real value.

(via NASDAQ)

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