Category: Guest Posts

How to tackle the top threats to cloud computing infrastructures?

[ 0 ] March 14, 2012 |

On the cloud infrastructures model or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), security administrators focus on managing virtual machines, the network and security zones. Their goal is to put controls in place regarding how virtual machines are deployed, used and terminated thus avoiding uncontrolled access and additional costs. by Sergio Loureiro & Matthias Jung The Cloud […]

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Denmark is edging closer to the cloud

[ 0 ] March 2, 2012 |

In the wake of the global financial crisis, the Danish public sector finds itself in a position where it needs to become more efficient and innovative to maintain its high level of service and remain competitive. Cloud computing could be the key. by Søren Peter Nielsen & Camilla Grynnerup Fisker Danish media attention has been […]

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The Personalised Cloud

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012 |

Cloud computing is changing the way services are created, delivered and consumed for both the consumer and the enterprise. It promises significant gains in efficiency and flexibility, at a time when data centres are increasingly challenged by the rapid growth in the number of users and volume of data. Yet, while much of the discussion […]

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Trustworthy Clouds (TClouds) – Privacy meets Innovation

[ 0 ] February 17, 2012 |

One of the most current developments in the field of information technologies is the rapidly growing variety of cloud computing services, which are brought to the market for a multitude of usage purposes. While experts and scientists still discuss about a universal definition of the term “Cloud Computing”, many business companies already try to position […]

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Bridging the gap between business and technology

[ 0 ] February 17, 2012 |

Nowadays, there is a multitude of computing resources readily available via the Internet. Cloud or grid infrastructures provide seemingly unlimited computing and storage capacities without interruption. The availability and scalability of cloud services has to be achieved by cloud providers, and consumers of cloud services expect that guaranteed levels of service quality (QoS) are fulfilled. […]

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Cloud Computing drives faster innovation in life sciences

[ 0 ] February 1, 2012 |

It’s the year 2000. A research group at an EU based pharmaceutical company discusses an edgy and ambitious project involving whole genome RNA sequencing. Like many nascent research projects, the informatics requirements are steep. The cost and process burdens of acquiring infrastructure for terabytes of data and teraflops of compute power to be used in […]

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