Cloud Technology, an Integral Part of Today’s Business

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Cloud computing is often regarded as a revolution that reshaped the computing and the Internet landscape.Cloud computing brought in several benefits that changed the way IT departments work.The shift from traditional software models to the Internet got rid of the different challenges associated with running and managing traditional business applications.

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Cloud Technology, an Integral Part of Today’s Business

  1. 1. Cloud Technology, an Integral Part of Today’s BusinessCloud computing is often regarded as a revolution that reshaped the computing and the Internet landscape. Cloudcomputing brought in several benefits that changed the way IT departments work. The shift from traditionalsoftware models to the Internet got rid of the different challenges associated with running and managingtraditional business applications. Before the advent of cloud computing, managing business applications was quitecomplicated and expensive as it was a daunting task to install, configure, test, run, secure, and update. Moreover,departments have dozens of such applications, which makes managing of business applications an arduous task.Wikipedia defines cloud computing “as the use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are deliveredas a service over a network (typically the Internet).” In this Internet based computing, resources, software,applications, business processes, personal collaboration and information are retrieved through web-based toolsand applications and delivered as a service on demand. The four important characteristics of cloud computing areelasticity, scalability, self-service provisioning, and billing and metering of service usage in a pay-as-you-go model.Cloud computing is so popular that today the cloud has become an integral part of how businesses deliver contentand services. From online banking and remote patient monitoring solutions to on-demand entertainment andcommunications platforms, cloud based solutions are found in every industry. Cloud technology enables anincreasingly larger and more widely distributed user base to access real-time solutions anytime, anywhere. Asconsumer and enterprise environments become more global, software systems must become moreinterconnected than ever. Hence, enterprises must collaborate with those product development companies whocan ensure that products are scalable, provide uninterrupted performance, and protect their users’ confidentialinformation.Best of the breed product development companies help businesses across all industry segments to migrate ordevelop secure, scalable, cloud-based products and business systems. They collaborate with customers on allstages of the product lifecycle, from selecting and configuring the appropriate cloud analytics applications, todeveloping cloud-ready systems, to providing product deployment and support services. Here is a look at some ofthe services provided by a best of the breed product development company.· IaaS: Amazon EC2, VCE vBlock, OpenStack, SAP, OpSource, Joyent, Terremark, Savvis· PaaS: Windows Azure, Google app engine, SalesForce, CA AppLogic· Virtualization: VMWare, Hyper-V, Xen, QEMU· Content management systems: Drupal, Magento, MediaWiki, SharePoint, Alfresco, Moodle· Database servers: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server· Web servers: Apache, IIS, Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere
  2. 2. · Web technologies: Responsive Web Designs (HTML5/ CSS3/ jQuery), RoR, PHP, Python, GWT, YUI, ASP.NET,Silverlight, Flash/FlexThus, collaboration with the right partners allows enterprises to successfully develop cloud-based solutions whereperformance and security are critical, from business process management platforms that enhance productivity toreal-time EMR systems that save lives.Related Links: Mobile Application Development, ecommerce software solution

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