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Why the cloud?. A few notes. First - What is the Cloud ? Any number of blogs / articles and definitions Accessing information services and software over the internet as opposed to the same installed on servers based at your own site. You pay to use ‘on demand’

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Why the cloud

Why the cloud?

A few notes


Why the cloud1

First - What is the Cloud ?

  • Any number of blogs / articles and definitions

  • Accessing information services and software over the internet as opposed to the same installed on servers based at your own site. You pay to use ‘on demand’

  • Cloud offers cost / distribution savings.

  • Speed of deployment

  • There are generally currently 3 types of Cloud

  • Public, Private and Hybrid

  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS); IaaS (Infrastructure as a service)

  • Public – email, office 365 etc., photo storage (Amazon). Generic software available to everyone.

  • Private – specific, business centric applications, combining IaaS and SaaS

Why the cloud ?


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What advantages does Cloud Offer?

  • No software to distribute and support

  • No IT overhead for Clients; saves hardware and support costs

  • URL; log in securely from anywhere you have Internet access

  • Don’t have to worry about purchasing software upgrades

  • Private Cloud Systems are fully secure

  • Password access, and SSL, an encrypted communication channel that renders all transactions between your browser and servers impenetrable

Why the cloud ?


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Documents Online is a Private Cloud range of subscription solutions

  • Provides advanced security and fault tolerance

  • Combined IaaS and SaaS

  • Each client has it’s own data base instance

  • AES128 encryption of data is available

  • Documents Online is fully HTML5 so can be used on mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones

  • With DOL you get a generous monthly storage to start

  • Upgrade space requirements easily

  • Secure access, in a UK data centre (Maidenhead) Take the tour at http://www.rapidswitch.com/dctour.aspx

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