SDDT Article: Cloud is Future of Computing Despite Security Concerns

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The following article about the recent CommNexus Security SIG (Special Interest Group) event held at AIS was published in The Daily Transcript. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ——————— Cloud is Future of Computing Despite Security Concerns The concept of the technological “cloud,” a term that is at once confusing and ubiquitous, has been around for …

CommNexus Cloud Security Considerations, Nov 8 at AIS

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With the cloud services being top-of-mind these days, this session offers an ideal opportunity for executives and IT / security professionals to get up to speed on what the cloud is all about and gain an understanding of how cloud IT services compare to enterprise-hosted IT services when it comes to security and compliance considerations.

Survey: Businesses Use Only 49% of On-Premise Server Capacity

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This press release comes from ElasticHosts and was referenced by a blog post from David Linthicum in InfoWorld (reposted on the AIS website here). While originating across the pond, in my opinion the information is equally valuable for us here. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing —————- 83% of companies frustrated by ‘fake clouds’ New research …

InfoWeek: When “The Cloud” Is Not The Cloud

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Great blog post by David Linthicum in InfoWorld about calling a spade a spade — and poseurs trying to jump on the marketing hype bandwagon. Truth in labeling, truth in advertising, truth in marketing. So fair’s fair: how does AIS rate in your book? In your opinion are AIS BusinessCloud1 and AIS ClearCompute truly cloud service offerings? You make the …

AIS ClearCompute featured in San Diego Business Journal

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Biotechs Look Into Clouds for High-Powered Computing Services Tools Help Genomics Researchers Analyze Terabytes of Data By Mike Allen, San Diego Business Journal As drug discovery and life sciences companies delve deeply into dissecting the mysteries of human genomes, they’re using faster and more powerful computers. Given the trend of many of these businesses to outsourcing non-core operations, it was inevitable that …

AIS to Host Two Cloud Services Events on November 8

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Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, and Communications Technology Businesses to Benefit from Knowledge Conveyed by Cloud and IT Security Experts SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 5, 2012 – AIS (American Internet Services), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud, and connectivity services, today announced it is hosting two cloud-related events on Thursday, November 8, 2012. On Thursday morning, AIS is teaming …

Gartner Report on Public Cloud Services

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I read this article in InformationWeek courtesy of the excellent weekly news summary distributed by Bank Street Group. I figured our readers would be similarly interested in relevant industry trends regarding cloud and other data center services. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ———— Public cloud services are both cannibalizing and stimulating demand for external IT …

How the Cloud Will Affect Your Business, Nov 1 in La Jolla

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Is your business in the cloud? A few years ago, the concept of the cloud came on strong and seemed like you could not have a conversation with IT without mentioning it. During the past year, the technology has matured into a stable platform and conversations have shifted from an “if” discussion, to a “when” discussion.