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From January 2013 until June 2016 the Oktawave storage network based on Infiniband technology. Between June and mid-July we made probably our greatest revolution and exchanged completely Infiniband for well-known FC SAN (in this case 16 Gbps), granting the same, that our original assumptions were perhaps a bit too ambitious. But - as they say - every cloud has a silver lining. Our new architecture is more efficient and at the same time extremely stable. HOW DID IT ALL BEGIN? Let's back up in t...
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The specificity of cloud makes it perfect for all kind of Internet businesses. Why cloud computing, rather than a dedicated server, or traditional web hosting is gaining so much e-commerce industry recognition? POWER OF E-COMMERCE E-commerce industry is growing rapidly worldwide and to think that even 10 years ago, online shopping aroused much concern among potential customers - both in terms of transaction security and comfort of using the platform. Today situation is completely differen...
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Cloud computing is widely developed, which results in its utilization in a numerous branches beyond information technologies such as marketing and medicine. However these examples are not common yet, but we must admit that the level of cloud utilization constantly increases. This text will show you, that the education market is a perfect area to implement cloud-based solutions. IT AND EDUCATION SECTOR: A SYMBIOSIS-BASED RELATIONSHIP Present world is dominated by IT. Everybody has an acces...
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Cloud computing is no longer in its infancy - it has reached maturity and systematically displaces the old technology from the market. More and more industries recognize its advantages, including the advertising and marketing sector. In this material we will show you why this is happening. CLOUD IS BECOMING WIDESPREAD We do not try to scare you - these are the simple facts. Forbes, Forrester or Gartner have long been informing about the dynamic expansion of the cloud computing technology...
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Network infrastructure is one of the most important elements of true cloud computing solution. Its efficiency and reliability has a great impact on the proper client services operations. Oktawave cloud computing platform from the very beginning of its activities has been giving priority to the maximum performance of all parameters related to processing and access to data. Over the past several months, we have made a very solid reconstruction and upgrade of all elements of the network infrastr...
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In medicine and health care cloud computing solutions are just starting, but everything indicates that in the next 3-5 years its market share will increase tremendously. Investing in cloud eliminates the need to incur one-time expenditure for the purchase of equipment, network infrastructure and security systems. Savings for the implementation of the EDM can reach up to 35% of the total cost. Let us consider what is so magical about the cloud and why it may be revolution in the Polish health car...
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Sometimes during conversations with our clients we hear some concerns about the fact that companies are not able to accurately estimate the monthly cost of Oktawave infrastructure. These concerns are partly justified and come out as a result of the very concept of flexibility - in which we assume that at the beginning we do not know precisely how much infrastructure the customer actually will consume within a month, and we want him to pay only for those resources actually used. Here we ha...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS * Introduction * Basic information * Legal status and ownership of infrastructure * Physical protection of data * Area 1: Location of data and facility security (physical and procedural) * Area 2: Method of data storage, including security at the level of media * Area 3: Method for allocating access to the data * Area 4: Ways of securing public and private networks (including isolation of the network) * Public network working on the basis of PVLAN * Privat...
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The first reaction of most administrators to the typical advertising of cloud computing can be quite careful. Companies receive a promise that the cloud will reduce costs and simplify the management of IT infrastructure and applications, and that can only mean one thing - layoffs. Of course it is not like that. No one and nothing can replace the administrator in your company. The cloud provider is not always able to take over its tasks, but it may help him in his work, giving him the tools th...
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The programmer should concentrate on the code. It's an old truth, but is it actually that simple, so that you can always focus on finding the best algorithm for solving a given problem? Maybe sometimes you have to fight with the runtime environment, install the libraries or system images and at the end, it turned out that the server is too weak. Those days are over. Today software houses can enjoy Oktawave, Polish cloud computing technology, in which you run applications in such a way, just a...
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Real players are well aware that there is no multiplayer without a good CPU power backend. Action games, shooters and above all, massive multiplayer online RPG games require a central server that receives game progress data from all the players, synchronizes the state of the world and sends it to each individual. Naturally many games contain embedded server software - you run the application on your computer, and you give other players a chance to connect through the Internet. It's enough ...
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Cloud computing is increasingly marking its position in the IT world. In retrospect, it is fair to say that many suppliers of traditional solutions (shared hosting, virtual servers, dedicated servers) missed this new deal on the market, and today in many fields they must give place to cloud computing. The cloud is a great remedy for the ills of today's IT industry, but there are cases in which its use would be a bit exaggerated.
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In this document we will show you an example diagram of how you can design IT architecture in the cloud in a way that preserves the logic of the physical infrastructure.
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Cloud computing has many interesting technological solutions that change the way of delivering IT services to companies. IT systems integrators may also(in light of the current direction of IT services growth we can even say that they should) use them. This guide will explain how Oktawave cloud can help your business, increase your margins and show how to expand the portfolio of your services.
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Many ambitious players at the hosting market uses the term "cloud computing" while offering its customers simply VPS solutions. The differences between cloud and the usual virtual servers (even if someone labeled them as "cloud") are significant and can directly affect the fate of your online business. Let's examine some of them.
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Starting the adventure with cloud computing, you may find it useful to become familiar with the basic vocabulary associated with this topic. It is not difficult - there is a high probability that in your company or in private area you are already using at least one of the following cloud delivery models. Now, you just need to call it right.
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You don't know yet which of the technologies mentioned in the title is the best for your business? We know that it is worth to move to the cloud. Below are some arguments standing on the side of cloud instances juxtaposed with other commonly used traditional technologies. We encourage you to read our detailed white paper.
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Choosing Oktawave cloud computing platform gives about 50% savings compared to the collocation in data center. Furthermore, by reducing the time that employees spend on infrastructure management, our cloud allows you to focus your IT department on what is most important - the development of business applications and implementation of new, innovative solutions. We encourage you to read our detailed white paper.
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The article describes the main principles of safety applied in the implementation of Oktawave cloud computing platform.
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Several-fold increase of flexibility and reliability, also a significant reduction in infrastructure cost - these are only the most important benefits to business thanks to the transfer of their IT services to Oktawave cloud computing platform. With cloud computing IT efficiency increases up to four times. Read more in the white paper.
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This white paper will give you full information about our data center.
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