Cloud Computing

Dropbox: Thinking Outside The Box

The cloud storage provider Dropbox has purchased Orchestra. Orchestra is the company that developed Mailbox, the email app. This latest move is yet another example of the way Dropbox has expanded its service beyond its original role of file hosting this year. The Mailbox app is wildly popular because it enables its users to sort […]

U.S. Broadband Internet Speeds

For those who have wondered about whether or not they are getting the Internet speeds that they pay for, the FCC has found that many actually do, and more. A study in September revealed that the major broadband Internet providers in the United States have been able to provide speeds reaching 97% of the speeds […]

What is the apple icloud

The Apple icloud is the virtual storage locker that has been offered to those consumers that have an Apple product. This is available for millions that own the iPad, iPod and iPhone for free. People that want additional space must pay extra, but 5GB is offered to everyone with an Apple account ID. These accounts […]

How does Cloud Storage Work

Cloud storage is becoming more popular, and there are several features that set this type of system apart. Computers are usually filled with data. This is what makes up games, music videos and movies. Usually, this information is stored on the computer’s hard drive. Some computer users rely on removable storage devices, such as a […]

What is a Cloud Server and Virtual Server

The technological terms “virtual” and “cloud” are becoming common. Industry press and sales copy frequently mention virtual computing, virtual servers, cloud computing and cloud servers. As a consumer of these services, you need to understand these terms at some level to help you determine if a given hosting provider or other vendor can actually deliver […]

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is a term that is used to denote the delivery of computing infrastructure as a service. The cloud term refers to the abstract nature of the technology and the lack of a physical location. Cloud computing relies a lot on the sharing of software and resources to create economy of scale. This is […]