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Cloud 101 wrap up and what is next
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Cloud 101: Wrap up and what’s next

We’ve only started to scratch the surface of cloud computing. In this series I covered some of the basics of the cloud (there is no cloud, you’re just using other people’s computers), backups, disaster recovery, on demand servers, and software as a service, but those are just a five of myriad ways we can tap into the Cloud.

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Cloud 101 servers on demand
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Cloud 101: Servers on Demand

From Part 3 of this series you know that we can keep virtual servers at the ready for disaster recovery, but what about a live server? Or even a development or staging server? Couldn’t you avoid having to buy and maintain hardware by just using Cloud resources for more server capacity? Yes!

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Cloud 101 hosted applications
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Cloud 101: Hosted Applications

Whatever you need to do, there is a SaaS app for it. For almost any web app there are versions you can subscribe to that you can run on your own servers as part of a cloud service.

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Calling all IT guys
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Calling All IT Guys!

Today outsourcing doesn’t mean replacing A business providing managed IT services today can function as a company’s entire IT department—but it doesn’t have to. Often the remote IT team takes on a supporting role within an existing IT department, allowing internal IT to focus their attention on the really important issues, rather than the daily grind.

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BYODS big lie
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BYOD’s Big Lie

When people talk about letting everyone bring their own machines to work, they conveniently forget the big issues that need to be addressed: software, support, confidential information, and security. This is the big BYOD lie.

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Bangladesh central bank hacked because they used a 10 dollar router
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Bangladesh Central Bank Hacked Because of $10 Router

Honestly I couldn’t believe what I was reading when I saw this headline: Bangladesh Bank exposed to hackers by cheap switches, no firewall: police. Wait, what? The words “cheap switches” and “no firewall” have no business being anywhere close to the word “bank”.

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