The Cloud can be an amazing place to move your business data to. It offers a lot of great advantages for businesses of all sizes, developers, and even the average person. Though, with so many cloud providers offering so many different services… How do you choose? A great place to start is asking these fundamental questions:
What is cloud computing? It’s a simple question, but the answer is a bit more complex than most would realize. When people think about the cloud, their mind usually jumps to images of storage systems like Google Drive, and Dropbox. Cloud storage is only the tip of a massive iceberg that makes up the world of cloud computing. Specifically it’s part of the the tip that makes up something called SaaS, or Software as a Service. But we’ll circle back around to that in a minute.
The internet of things (IoT) is a pretty big topic to cover. It is much like the 1958 movie “The Blob”. It slowly continues to grow and devour more and more items as it grows larger and larger. Those of you who follow us on twitter (@SkySilkCloud), may have seen our tweet earlier this week. #SkySilkFunFact: ATMs are considered some of the first #IoT objects, and went #online as far back as 1974! — SkySilk Cloud (@SkySilkCloud) March 14, 2017 And since the ATM the IoT has continued to grow. Now it controls your Home, Car, Watch, Phone, Fridge, and
Thin clients are a useful addition to any organization with a cloud computing setup. They can also allow for added security and control over corporate and proprietary information. Thin clients can also be a fantastic tool to save money. They do not require a full and robust machine for each user. What is a thin client, and how does the cloud work with one?
It is easy to get lost in the shuffle due to the many computing resource options available currently. Cloud Computing and Grid Computing are among some of the most popular buzzwords in the industry right now, and both have their advantages and use-cases. When asking yourself “Cloud Computing vs Grid Computing, Which is Best?” it is important to be able to understand the pros, cons, similarities, and differences of each. Read on for expanded explanations on all of the above and more…
What is PaaS? – “Platform as a Service” or PaaS is defined as a category of cloud computing services that provides a platform for developers to build, run, and manage applications. Platforms are served to developers by cloud computing providers as tools and hosting services that allow for virtualized deployment. This allows for easy development of dynamic applications without the complexity of building the infrastructure typically associated with launching and maintaining an app.
We made some changes to our Cloud Platform since you last visited. We hope you like them! As always, your feedback and suggestions are always welcomed.
When considering modern hosting applications it is important to know the subtle differences between the many options available to web developers and growing businesses today. Cloud Hosting vs. Web Hosting; what’s the difference? These are good examples of similar hosting practices where it’s important to know the pros and cons of each.
We made some changes to our Cloud Platform beta since you last visited, we hope you like them! As always, your feedback and suggestions are always welcomed. See the full change log here:
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 14, 2016 SkySilk Cloud Services, a boutique style cloud resource and hyper converged infrastructure service provider based in Los Angeles, CA is proud to announce the launch of the SkySilk Cloud Platform Beta.
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