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What Else Does “The Cloud” Do?

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I was presented with an interesting question this past week that I wanted to touch on today about what Cloud Computing actually does. First, here is the question I’ll be answering today; “Besides storing data online and accessing it on the go what is the purpose of Cloud Computing?” This is very interesting to me because it seems the idea of Cloud Computing is that it is just a giant storage unit for data and that’s it. A little while … Read More

Cloud Computing – Google Drive vs Dropbox

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This week Google released their latest project, Google Drive. I hate flaunting one over the other before I start a comparison but it is pretty sweet. More of that later though! Now before you begin reading my comparison of these two great Cloud products you might want to check out a post I wrote a few weeks ago about why storing files in The Cloud is important! You can view that post here. Let the Cloud storage war begin! Google … Read More

Reflections of SXSW – 2012

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If you follow me on Twitter, you already know I was at South By Southwest – Interactive Conference (#sxsw or #sxswi) a few weeks ago. Indeed, a few of you noticed and commented on how many times I hit up the Taco Shack for breakfast tacos. (What a tasty way to start a day!) This was my first SXSW experience, and it was a great one. The sessions, networking, smart people, great nightlife, music, tacos, ribs, and ideas – all … Read More

Defining Cloud Computing

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What is cloud computing? I know we suggest to people to use ‘the cloud’ but does everyone actually know what that means? It’s hard to wrap your mind around something so big and relatively new. To start things off I wanted to see how other people define this, so of course I did a search and instantly was bombarded with one hundred (no joke) different definitions for “Cloud Computing.” It seems everyone has their own idea of what this service … Read More

CrashPlan

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With more and more options for cloud computing and off-site backup or storage, it can often be difficult to decide on the right choice. As part of our series sharing trustworthy options for online backup, we’d like to highlight one that is reliable, secure, and cost effective. Not only that, but CrashPlan is based in Minnesota! (So it gets brownie points for being local – to us.) CrashPlan’s cloud software allows the backing up of all your critical business files, whether they are … Read More

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