cloud computing

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Good news for U.S. researchers working with big data: Starting September 1, they’ll have access to Jetstream, the first National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported cloud resource for science and engineering research. Indiana University’s Pervasive Technology Institute is the lead institution on the five-year, $11 million NSF grant to create, implement and operate Jetstream. Designed to be […]

YouTube, Hulu, Flickr, Facebook, Picnik, Google, Amazon … What’s not to like about the cloud? Cloud computing means fast, convenient, on-demand network access to shared resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services). It’s speed and accessibility are wonderful, but what if your lawyer is using it to store your confidential data? That’s the question […]