Summary of responses to Survey on Cloud Services by Exafort at DF12
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 00:15
More than 70% of the attendees that took the Exafort Cloud Survey said that their organization plans to expand the use of Cloud based services. Less than 25% of the respondents view Cloud services pose a greater security risk than traditional / on-premise services.
The survey was conducted at the Exafort booth at Dreamforce 2012 which was taken by 288 attendees. The following slides summarize the responses we got:
Don't be TOO late to the party on the cloud!
- Last Updated on Monday, 25 June 2012 23:20
Haven’t switched to cloud yet? Well you are not alone, but the number of resisting diehard companies who don’t want to run their business apps in the cloud is dwindling. The 2012 Future of Cloud Survey was recently released as evidence that companies are slowly starting to migrate and feel more comfortable and secure switching to the cloud. The Survey which was sponsored by North Bridge Venture Partners came up with the following statistics:
Micro-search by Mini-Gates
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 21:04
Nicholas Schiefer or might I call him, “Mini-Gates” was awarded the “Young Scientist Award” at the Intel Foundation just last week for an idea to developing the next Google for the social-media world.
Is semi-private cloud the answer for Life Sciences compute power needs?
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 19:16
Semi-private Cloud as the term implies is a shared Cloud service built for a smaller group of organization with similar needs for sw tools, performance, security, regulatory compliance etc.
Over the past 3 decades the compute power requirements for Life Sciences has gone up several 1000Xs and continues to go up. This growth is mostly fueled by decreasing costs and rapid technological innovation that have resulted in a tremendous increase in the volume and throughput of biological data being generated at large research institutes, individual labs and bio-pharm companies.