Amazon Amazon (AMZN) is the world’s biggest e-commerce retailer which has been growing revenues at a tremendous rate over the last decade. Amazon has not restricted itself to e-commerce, but has branched out to a number of other hardware and software segments. The company was one of the first ones to enter the tablet and […]

Tech Budget of 2013 & its Impact on the Midsized IT Firms The year 2013 brings in a sign of worry for the Indian midsized IT firms. After a year of fast growth which was better than the large cap companies, India‚Äôs medium-sized software services exporters are looking at a tougher, slower year ahead. The […]

“Safe” and “Technology” Stock do not go together. Again “Value” and “Technology” do not go together though this category is showing a growing number of companies. Cisco (CSCO) like Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) belongs to the older technology generation compared to new kids on the block like Zynga (ZNGA), Facebook (FB) and LinkedIn (LNKD). […]

What is Cloud Computing

Cloud computing refers to the use and access of multiple server-based computational resources via a digital network (WAN, Internet connection using the World Wide Web, etc.). Cloud users may access the server resources using a computer, netbook, pad computer, smart phone, or other device. In cloud computing, applications are provided and managed by the cloud server and data is also stored remotely in the cloud configuration. Users do not download and install applications on their own device or computer; all processing and storage is maintained by the cloud server. The on-line services may be offered from a cloud provider or by a private organization.