Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is changing IT organizations in businesses around the world. The focus is shifting from building, running and supporting IT infrastructure, hardware and software to the data, applications and output that results from technology. It is a fundamental shift from owning IT assets to paying for the results of those assets. Find out what industry experts have to say about the cloud, here.

How Cloud Computing Evolved Into its Current Ultra-Mobile State

By Chuck Hobart VMC SENIOR ENGAGEMENT MANAGER The modern concept of Cloud computing is still in its infancy and constantly changing and many people are understandably mystified by it. If you ask 10 experts to define it, then you may … Continue reading

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4 Stories on Solving Real-World Problems with Cloud Computing

By Chuck Hobart VMC ENGAGEMENT MANAGER Cloud computing has become so trendy that its definition and purpose is often nebulous and, frankly, cloudy! However, when it comes down to it, the cloud is simply a tool to help make certain … Continue reading

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Windows Intune: An Overview

Keep Your Enterprise Collaboration Platform in Tip-Top Shape By Keith Prunella VMC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Imagine if you were hooked up to a tool that can monitor your health 24/7. You would never have to call the doctor, as he or … Continue reading

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What is a Cloud Broker? (And How Can You Benefit From One?)

By Chuck Hobart VMC ENGAGEMENT MANAGER Much like a mortgage broker or an insurance broker, a “cloud broker” is an unbiased third party that sifts through the growing number of cloud service providers and seeks the best deal for the … Continue reading

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How The Cloud Serves As A Safety Net In The Event Of A Disaster

On July 9, Chinese tightrope walker Aisikaier, who holds the Guiness World Record for fastest tightrope walk over 325 feet, attempted to walk across 2,200 feet of wire stretched over a 650-foot deep ravine without harnesses. He was near the … Continue reading

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How A Consumer-Oriented Cloud Helps Target Specific Populations

In 1908, Melitta Bentz patented coffee filter paper. Bentz was a German housewife who wanted to brew a clean cup of coffee free of bitter grounds. By 1927, she was head of her own company and had sold 100,000 filters. … Continue reading

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How The Cloud Accelerates Rendering

The First Continental Railroad was built in the mid-19th century, linking the east and west sides of the United States. A trip across the U.S. on a train took eight days and $65, which was a marvel considering previous trips … Continue reading

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Healthcare Becomes More Efficient With The Cloud

Bees collect nectar from many flowers before they carry it back to their hive and convert it to honey, which is medicinal as well as delicious. VMC’s Chuck Hobart explains that a healthcare cloud is like a “hive,” a repository … Continue reading

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How Specialized Clouds Can Ease The Pressures of Regulatory Compliance

In the early days of aviation, the manual nature of airplane operation required a pilot to remain vigilant and alert for long stretches of time. To alleviate the fatigue and resulting accidents these stressful conditions caused, the Sperry Corporation created … Continue reading

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Sort Through Big Data Efficiently With The Cloud

For a long time, United States Postal Service clerks sorted mail by hand. However, in the 1950s, USPS responded to massive mail volumes by installing the Transorma Letter Sorting Machine, which sorted 15,000 letters an hour – double the previous … Continue reading

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