Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

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Mar 26, 2015
Cloud computing has been around for years, but recently there’s been a new wave of activity as companies adjust their hosting needs. According to a recent study: 44 percent of companies say they’ve moved either infrastructure or applications from one public cloud to another 25 percent moved from a public cloud into a private cloud. 24 percent moved from a public cloud back to an on-premise system. Why has there been so much cloud activity lately? The biggest reason there’s an increased level of cloud… Read More
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Mar 16, 2015
People think Amazon Web Services is the cloud, and that it’s the first, best and only partner of choice for businesses of all sizes. This type of thinking is all too common, and it’s flat-out wrong. Most of this stems from a lack of understanding, which is important because what you don’t know about AWS is hurting you and your company. There’s a lot to learn about the AWS cloud. Let’s clear up some of its biggest myths. 1. The Cost Myth: “Amazon is the… Read More
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Dec 30, 2014
This article originally appeared in the WHIR. Around this time of year, a lot of articles crop up predicting what’s going to happen in technology next year. Quite often, the ‘predictions’ are pretty safe and the observations are obvious. For a decade now, Chandler, our Senior VP of Product Development, and I have been getting a kick out of reading these types of articles because all too often, they don’t say much - “Everything will become more important” and so on. The industry expects technologies to… Read More
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Dec 9, 2014
Today, we’d like to announce the addition of another happy customer to the Codero hosting family. Here at Codero, we’re proud to support companies that are pioneers, visionaries, and mavericks in their fields. Startup and search engine Quertle is a perfect example of our customers taking their industries by storm. Quertle is reinventing search as we know it, and they’re doing it by using Codero’s hosting platform. Quertle: An Award Winning Search Engine Founded by scientists Jeff Saffer and Vicki Burnett, Quertle is an award-winning… Read More
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Oct 31, 2014
Searching for the right hosting provider is like going trick or treating. Sure, most houses have what you’re looking for, but you can’t tell which houses have the good stuff until you take a look around and see what everyone has to offer. Of course, there are some differences. When searching for the right hosting provider, there’s a near-endless number of “houses” to visit, and the stakes aren’t just a bag full of candy; they’re your entire business, application, database or web presence. Knowing that,… Read More
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Oct 27, 2014
There’s a myth going around about the Cloud, luring companies in with promises like “Everything will just work,” “It will be so much cheaper,” “It’s absolutely reliable” and so on. “The Cloud is right for everyone,” it says. However, for every company lured in by that siren song, you’ll hear just as many moving entirely to the Cloud and crashing against the rocks. This can be devastating, especially to smaller companies, or startups with limited time and means. Throughout all of my travels and discussions… Read More
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Oct 14, 2014
There are a number of analogies trying to explain how the cloud works. Sure, none of them are perfect, but they do help us understand a band of technologies that are largely metaphors themselves. So to get a better understanding of cloud hosting's benefits and functionality, let’s sum up some of the most popular analogies, and see what we can learn starting with perhaps the oldest: the power grid analogy. The cloud is like a power grid Say you have a building far out in… Read More
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Oct 7, 2014
The tech industry is notorious for marketing fluff.  From the beginning, cynics dismissed the term "cloud" as marketing hype. Even within the walls of a company where I once worked that now sells themselves as cloud innovators, the term "cloud" was laughed at. Those cynics haven’t gone away; they’ve just adapted because audiences continue to struggle with what’s hype and what’s real.  Meanwhile, analysts witness how the hosting industry struggles with true delivery on the cloud’s promises – companies encounter difficulties, lose control and never… Read More