A Quick Start Guide to Cloud Computing: Moving Your Business into the Cloud

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2010-11-28
160 pages

Book Description

The latest jargon in the digital world, "cloud " leaves many small-business owners scratching their heads.  At its simplest, cloud enables businesses to do away with servers and much of their other IT by running their online.  Web-based email programs like Yahoo or Hotmail are examples of cloud-based applications; is making its entire suite available free in the cloud; Google and others also have productivity suites in the cloud.

Dr. Williams eschews the jargon and hype generated by IT vendors and helps business owners think clearly about how cloud computing could help improve their business.  He addresses fears related to data security and business continuity and also examines how cloud computing can impact a business's carbon footprint.  Case studies explain how businesses such as Dell and The New York Times have used cloud computing to their advantage.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Cloud Computing?
Chapter 2 Benefits Of Cloud Computing
Chapter 3 Risks Of Cloud Computing
Chapter 4 Case Studies
Chapter 5 Choosing A Provider
Chapter 6 Moving Into The Cloud
Chapter 7 Conclusion

Book Details

  • Title: A Quick Start Guide to Cloud Computing: Moving Your Business into the Cloud
  • Author:
  • Length: 160 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2010-11-28
  • ISBN-10: 0749461306
  • ISBN-13: 9780749461300