Tag:Cloud Services

A Cloud over Ownership – Technology Review

“Back when you owned your own collection, you didn’t risk losing it because you had a billing dispute with the Book-of-the-Month Club, nor could a library fine threaten your family photos. Such scenarios are becoming possible as cloud services become more consolidated. Apple’s iCloud will look after e-mail, books, music, photos you take, and documents…

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Cloud implications for Legal – links of interest

Cloud Services, especially for document management, present interesting legal and regulatory issues, such as national jurisdiction over the stored information.  I’ve posted a few musings about the issues but I am not seeing obvious conclusions yet. Rather than posting minor comments one-per-link, here is my collection to date.

The Cloud (funny)

Have you ever had one of those days… It could be any sort of day – you trip on a cord, or you just have to ask ‘you put what where?’ or surely no one would do that Anyhow, this comic is better than those. Click through for the real thing. xkcd: The Cloud.

Cloud Service Level Agreements

How solid is your cloud? If you’ve stepped to a cloud-based solution, does your service level agreement touch on availability, disaster recovery, and litigation against other customers of that service provider?