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Blockchain: Potential Implications for Small Businesses

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:00 -- Duc Pham

Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology underlying the virtual currency Bitcoin. The “Harvard Business Review” describes it as “a vast, global distributed ledger or database running on millions of devices and open to anyone.”

If this sounds like a nebulous concept, perhaps it is because “blockchain’s definition is stretching to the point where it no longer refers to a particular technology or solution” although “the emergence of blockchain does signal something new.”

Cloud Computing – What Can It Do for Your Small Business?

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 20:26 -- WebMaster

Cloud computing is surely the buzz technology for the early 21st century. Yet, as red hot as it seems, confusion remains about what it is and what benefits it brings, as well as how secure it is for sharing and storing business information.

Cloud computing may seem like a new technology, but in truth, we’ve all used cloud computing in some way, shape or form for years. Take Facebook, for example; this social sharing site stores your comments, photos, videos and so on right up there in the cloud. Gmail, Picasa, Flickr, and others all rely on the cloud.

What is Cloud Computing?

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 21:53 -- WebMaster

Cloud Computing Defined

Cloud Computing is constantly evolving.  It began life as "Grid Computing" - a technology able to solve large problems with parallel computing and resources from multiple administrative domains. Subsequently, grid computing matured to offer computing resources as a metered service, known as "utility computing".  Eventually, the aforementioned model again evolved via network-based subscriptions and applications into what is now known as Cloud Computing.

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