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Enrico DePaolis

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cloudIMPACT has created a chart for its clients to use in determining whether a business, vendor or person is considered a Business Associate under the new rules for HIPAA that were updated on Feb. 17, 2010. This chart is merely a guide and clients should contact cloudIMPACT for more ...
The impact of cloud computing on healthcare and other organizations that are covered by HIPAA Law is great. No longer do organizations need to limit themselves to computing resources that take a long time to provision, validate and secure. Services are available that allow a company to...
View the Cloud Camp Santa Clara presentations and panel discussion recorded on November 4, 2009. You can see the video at http://www.cloudimpact.com/cloudcamp. If you have never been able to attend a Cloud Camp, this will allow you to see how they are conducted. To learn more about C...
CloudCamp, organizer of the community-based cloud computing unconference series, today announced that it’s taking its popular event series virtual with the forthcoming “CloudCamp in the Cloud .” CloudCamp in the Cloud, to be held Thursday, October 22, 2009 from 12 noon to 3 pm Eastern ...
Interesting video on findings from a survey on Cloud Computing taken by Applied Research.
Cloud based email services are not new but the adoption of these services within large organizations, borh private and government, is on the rise.  Just this week the NZ postal system announced that it has agreed to move all of its Microsoft applications to Google.  The savings are def...
Availability. Cloud-computing proponents say a system run by a large service provider that has money and redundant equipment should offer more availability than an infrastructure run by a small or even mid-sized company. Application integration and support. The systems generally use S...
“By embracing Amazon Web Services to power this offering, Adobe combines its comprehensive enterprise solution with a cloud environment that knocks down barriers to productivity for enterprise developers worldwide,” said Kumar Vora, vice president and general manager for LiveCycl...
There are several kinds of Cloud Computing service offerings.  Here are the most common ones. Common Services. Some products offer Internet-based services—such as storage, middleware, collaboration, and database capabilities—directly to users. SaaS. Software-as-a-service products pro...
Cloud computing is becoming a mission critical factor as more corporations move their infrastructures to the cloud. A key to a successful cloud migration is not in the deployment but in the management after you are there. Here are some graphs showing performance over time for some of t...
We have started to monitor cloud services at various providers by firing up our first HQE server.  More to come.
The use of cloud based virtual testing environments is a way for organizations to reduce hardware costs, shorten development and testing times and number of test cycles while providing improved detection of product defects. The benefits of dynamically provisioning multiple platforms wh...
Microsoft is following other service providers pricing models but are these services apples to apples?  You can see Amazon EC2 pricing here. Windows Azure: Compute = $0.12 / hour Storage = $0.15 / GB stored / month Storage Transactions = $0.01 / 10K Bandwidth = $0.10 in / $0.15 out / ...
Customers also understand that there are many benefits to adopting Cloud Computing within their own enterprise. Results from an IDC Enterprise Panel n=244 is as follows:
Check out this YouTube video where several industry experts explain what Cloud Computing is: