The Dangers of the Cloud – Apple Siri Goes Offline

This month’s high profile cloud outage is brought to you by (rolls the dice) Apple’s Siri. Siri is the voice recognition feature of the new iPhone. Though the technology does not quite know everything (for instance, asking it “who did … Read More

Developing a Cloud Strategy – Is Cloud Computing Right For Your Small Business?

One of the questions now facing businesses and organizations of all sizes is, “what should our cloud strategy be”.  That is something of a broad question.  After all, if you have a smart phone or a Gmail account or a … Read More

Is Google+ the Next Big Thing in Social Communities? Will you login to Google+?

Several days ago, Google launched Google+, a new social networking website and its latest effort to compete with Facebook. This is not their first foray into that space – Orkut, Google Buzz, and Jaiku have all at least touched on … Read More

Can Microsoft Office 365 Compete With Google Apps for Business?

Microsoft recently unveiled Office 365, a new product aimed at encompassing all of the company’s productivity services into one new suite. Until now, Microsoft’s cloud services have been broken up over several products.  Office 365 is claimed to represent everything … Read More