Cloudbook Journal: The Cloud Computing Magazine

Vol 3 Issue 2


Cloudbook Journal Volume 3 Issue 2

Cloudbook Journal Volume 3 Issue 2

Highly Available in the Cloud
In this issue of the Cloudbook Journal, we share stories such as:
* Delivering highly available shadow sites in the cloud
* Cloud analytics on AWS
* In-Person event planning in the cloud
* Unlocking the commercial potential in your cloud software
* Velocity marketing
* How to do cloud marketing in a recession
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Newvem Cloud Analytics Engine
Newvem Cloud Analytics Engine
by Whitney Mountain
How Newvem, through it's analytics engine for Amazon Web Services users, and coupled with its KnowYourCloud forum, is helping users make the most of the new IT world we live in.
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How to Do Cloud Marketing in a Recession
How to Do Cloud Marketing in a Recession
by Tanmay Deshpande
In today’s situation where the world is already suffering from a big economic crisis, most companies want do reduce their expenses; they are doing so on IT and IT-related tasks. But at the same time, it is required to get those tasks done. This story takes a look at how to convince clients to opt for cloud computing in the face of difficult economic times.
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In-Person Event Planning in the Cloud
In-Person Event Planning in the Cloud
by Whitney Mountain
This story discusses how Event Day's technology is trying to make the in-person experience at an event more enjoyable by leveraging Azure's cloud.
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Hedge Funds Deploy in the Cloud
Hedge Funds Deploy in the Cloud
by Whitney Mountain
For many, hedge fund investing evokes images of ultra-sophisticated investors using cutting edge technology to execute sophisticated strategies in pursuit of superior returns. But for the world’s wealthiest people and institutions, the process of investing in those hedge funds is still handled in a very antiquated way. This story discusses how Hedge Fund Management is making it to the cloud.
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Delivering Highly Available Shadow Sites in the Cloud
Delivering Highly Available Shadow Sites in the Cloud
by Whitney Mountain
When it comes to cloud computing, security issues can scare many companies so much that they become afraid of their own shadows. But a company called Foresight is taking the shadows of their clients’ websites and making friends out of foes ...
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Unlocking the Commercial Potential in your Cloud Software
Unlocking the Commercial Potential in your Cloud Software
by Aidan Gallagher
For established software vendors, the cloud presents perhaps the greatest challenge they have yet faced. How do they reinvent their business for the new age? Afterall, they have existing technology, in the market, with paying customers, ongoing projects, legal obligations, and support & maintenance contracts. On the face of it, a shift to the cloud will cannibalize their business, erode their market share, and destroy their pipeline. And if the customer isn’t asking for it, why would you upset the applecart? This story discusses why ...
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Velocity Marketing
Velocity Marketing
by Ken Rutsky
Hidden behind the content marketing strategies, social media mysteries, and marketing automation dashboards and metrics lays a fundamental problem. In today’s hyper competitive, global, instantaneous market, where buyers and consumers have nearly unlimited access to information and each other, the fight for attention and share has become a treadmill of constantly increasing speed. With the proliferation of competitive solutions in even the most specialized market segment and today’s extremely well-educated and self-directed buyers, we need a new “Velocity Marketing” formula: one that delivers Breakthrough by combining Impact, engagement, and experience.
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Virtual Patching Secures Electronic Medical Records in a Private Cloud
Virtual Patching Secures Electronic Medical Records in a Private Cloud
by Whitney Mountain
In today’s social media age, personal information has gone public. While people can limit what they share online, many have taken to sharing details as major as having a baby and as minor as stubbing a toe. But even for the most rabid sharers, there is still information that is too private to distribute publicly across virtual networks. Medical records, for instance, make up one form of personal information that is best kept private. This story discusses how BIDPO keeps its client's medical records private.
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Bill Gillis Interview
Cloudbook Journal Volume 3 Issue 1 Cloudbook Journal: Vol 3 Issue 1, 2012

Cloudbook Journal Volume 3 Issue 1

Cloud Wars
In this issue of the Cloudbook Journal, we share stories such as:
* Framing Standardization in Cloud Computing
* Explosion in Big Data
* Security and the Patriot Act
* Cloud Computing in Political Campaigns
* Building a private cloud using Eucalyptus
* Chargeback models in Cloud Computing
* Cloud Computing with BPOS and Windows Azure
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Cloudbook Journal Volume 2 Issue 4 Cloudbook Journal: Vol 2 Issue 4, 2011

Cloudbook Journal Volume 2 Issue 4

Building a Private Cloud
In this issue of the Cloudbook Journal, we share stories such as:
* Building a private cloud
* Scaling your SaaS business through multi-tenancy
* Consumer cloud computing
* First move advantage to moving to the cloud
* How Cloud Computing applies to calibration management

... and more!
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Cloudbook Journal Volume 2 Issue 3 Cloudbook Journal: Vol 2 Issue 3, 2011

Cloudbook Journal Volume 2 Issue 3

Blueprints to the Cloud
In this issue of the Cloudbook Journal, we cover areas such as:
  • How to think strategically moving application software to the cloud
  • A manager's view of "seeding the cloud."
  • How System Solutions accelerated cloud storage IO using Virsto vDisks
  • Considering deploying Cloud Appliances for your private cloud
  • Deploying the cloud for adaptive security systems
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Cloudbook Journal Volume 2 Issue 2 Cloudbook Journal: Vol 2 Issue 2, 2011

Cloudbook Journal Volume 2 Issue 2

The Cloud Takes on Supply Chain
This issue includes stories such as:
  • Top 10 Things to Consider about Cloud Services
  • Cloud Security Starter Kit -- Overview
  • Migrating JDA to the Cloud
  • Putting Data-as-a-Service to Work Improving Data Quality
  • Cloud-as-a-Tier
  • and more!
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Looking Ahead: A Cloud Report from 2015 Cloudbook Journal: Vol 2 Issue 1, 2011

Looking Ahead: A Cloud Report from 2015

This issue includes features such as:
  • BMC CIO Mark Settle's view of the cloud in 2015
  • How AKQA is using cloud computing to support viral marketing campaigns
  • Two articles on PaaS
  • Why Multi-tenancy is essential for deploying SaaS
  • Selecting the optimal data center for the cloud consumer
  • Risk and the Cloud
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Run Your Core Business In The Cloud Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 7, 2010

Run Your Core Business In The Cloud

This issue includes features stories such as:
  • An introduction to cloud computing in about 1,000 words
  • Why now is the right time to run your core business in the cloud
  • Could data sprawl in the cloud cost you your job?
  • How photographers are taking care of business in the cloud
  • How entertainment insurance is being delivered via the cloud
  • Selecting cloud services and the art of the RFP
  • Right and responsibilities for consumers of cloud computing from Gartner

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Build Your Own Cloud? Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 6, 2010

Build Your Own Cloud?

This issue includes features such as:
  • Can you now build your own cloud?
  • Can cloud computing help fix health care?
  • How cloud computing is assisting social media brand ambassadors
  • From from traditional on-premise to SaaS for the enterprise
  • How to manage Service Level Agreements
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The Next Cloud Battleground? Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 5, 2010

The Next Cloud Battleground?

This issue includes featured stories such as:
  • Are application platforms the next cloud battleground?
  • How Cloudbook uses Flip to shoot video
  • The emergence of the cloud integrator
  • Data protection and disaster recovery in the cloud.
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Is the Cloud Broken? Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 4, 2010

Is the Cloud Broken?

This issue includes features such as:
  • Is the typical cloud implementation broken?
  • What is Cloud Marketing?
  • How SOASA game changes performance testing on Amazon's cloud
  • How HybridgeIT leverages Zmanda for storage backup in the cloud
  • How to accurately monitor cloud SLAs
  • What are some of the hidden costs of doing clouds inside the firewall
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Security Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 3, 2010

Security

This issue includes features such as:
  • Building a business case for moving financials to the cloud
  • Making the cloud secure for your enterprise
  • How to get marketing and sales to align
  • How to run demanding Linux deployments in the cloud
  • Negotiating cloud service level agreements

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Counting the Cloud Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 2, 2010

Counting the Cloud

In this issue the following topics are covered:
  • How many people are actually using the cloud?
  • The DOD's movement to the cloud
  • The cloud is not about outsourcing
  • NoSQL vs SQL
  • A four step method of cloud SLAs
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Inaugural Issue Cloudbook Journal: Vol 1 Issue 1, 2010

Inaugural Issue

In this issue, discover:
  • Taking the first steps to cloud computing
  • A software to SaaS transformation success story
  • A cloud operating system
  • The acent for incent for marketing
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