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Cloud services are services made available to users via the Internet from a provider's servers. Cloud services are designed to provide easy, scalable access to applications, resources and services, and are fully managed by a cloud services provider. It is a model for enabling ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Frequently offered cloud services are infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), desktops-as-a-service (DaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Examples of cloud services include online data storage and backup solutions, Web-based e-mail services, hosted office suites and document collaboration services, database processing, managed technical support services and more.

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Hi all,
I'm looking for truly unbiased (but intelligent) company(ies) who perform cloud assessments.  Specifically, the assessment I am seeking would assess the current IT situation, review both physical data and interview personnel, then present a findings report.  The report would describe the current IT situation, proposed cloud solution, and challenges to achieving that cloud solution.  Challenges would need to consider the expense from both CapEx and OpEx, transition expense, meaning migration, and educational expense of training.

I believe a third-party company needs to be able to provide this type of analysis, since customers cannot make the unbiased view.  I also believe a third-party company cannot offer its own cloud services since their analysis would be biased towards their service offerings.

So, anyone know of any company that provides such a service?
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I am trying to setup a WD MyCloud EX4 NAS with Amazon S3.
I first setup on AWS then work my way to the WD NAS.

I created a bucket in AWS S3
I created a bucket in AWS S3
I next configured some settings under Versioning and Lifecycle.
I next configured some settings under Versioning and Lifecycle.
Do I use the IAM users sign-in link for WD MyCloud? Also Notice My security status, I have activated most all requirements.
Do I use the IAM users sign-in link for WD MyCloud? Also Notice My security status, I have activated most all requirements.
I also created a tpcaws user and have access keys
tpc17.JPG
I then log on the WD MyCloud and begin to configure for AWS S3
WD MyCloud interface - trying to setup Amazon S3
WD MyCloud interface - trying to setup Amazon S3tpc2.JPGtpc3.JPG
The Access Key and Private keys are from the AWS user I create but what remote path do I enter?
The Access Key and Private keys are from the AWS user I create but what remote path do I enter?tpc11.JPG
After I click finish, I see nothing in the Amazon S3 Queue
After I click finish, I see nothing in the Amazon S3 Queue
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I'm looking for suggestions for an online storage/sharing site for a client. As they will be storing viewing spread sheets etc with personal details on it must be within the EEA U.K and secure. I imagine a service will be  £10 per month or something. Ideas please people
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Hi Guys,

We have a small office here (15 employees), with 2 Domain Controllers, and 1 "terminal server" for 1 employee for quickbooks. We have a big bulky network rack with a firewall and want to get rid of it. We want to move to the Cloud

1) The only application we use internally is Quickbooks, and open up pdf/words docs on the server.
2) Do we need to keep a local domain controller on site?
3) I plan on moving all the users to a CLoud hosted terminal server, where they can log in and work from there.
4) PLanning on having dual WAN connections for redundancy.

Any thoughts?
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Hi,

I have a single Ec2 instance on a VPC with an elastic IP which I host a web application on. It runs on Windows sever 2012. I remote desktop to the server to manage it.

I recently setup a customer gateway, a virtual private gateway and a VPN to the VPC my host runs on from our corporate network using the following guide http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonVPC/latest/UserGuide/VPC_VPN.html#delete-vpn

I passed the config file it generated over to our network team but I soon realised the connection over the external/elastic IP went down. I can no longer ping, RDP or access the web application.

I've reversed the changes by deleting the customer gateway, virtual private gateway and VPN but the connection has not come back up.
I cannot seem to figure out how to get this back up and running again.

Thanks for any help
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Dear sirs,
I just discovered something that I believe can solve a lot of my problems. The thing is Amazon Web Services AppStream.
My idea is to run my Java Desktop Application in the Cloud using AWS AppStream.
I wonder if anyone did this before.
Any comments, inputs will be very much appreciated.

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Omer P Ntumba
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Hi Experts,

I'm testing Azure file storage and created the shared and directory. i'm trying map the drive to on-premise workstation and it did not work. I did some reading but not 100% sure it is correct.

1. To make to Azure file storage. It need to be Windows 8, Windows, 10, Windows 2013 that has SMB 3.0?
2. Mapping can be done to Windows 7 if they are in the same region. Does this mean it is only available to vm built within Azure? On-premise windows 7 professional workstations won't work?

Anything i did wrong that is not allowing me to map to it? I can map to it in Windows 2012 but not on Windows 7. All my client's workstations are still running windows 7 professional. If that is the case, i will have to upgrade all my clients to Windows 10.
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Dear Support,

I wish to disable or remove the Kingsoft's File Roaming feature from their Spreadsheet application.  Please help.  Need to stop user upload file to Cloud service.  Please refer attachment for snapshot.

Many thanks.
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Hi.

We are a small service provider, which offers Windows based virtual servers to our clients. Basically, we offer 2012 R2 terminal servers to our clients using RD Web Access, so that users log on to an RDP session through their web browsers. Our clients is business clients (small businesses), not private/personal clients.

Today we use manual paper agreements/terms of use, which needs to be signed by client before first use. But to reduce administration, we would like to offer up the agreement and terms of use as a clickwrap agreement, i.e.  the clients must read and click on "I accept this" on first logon. Then this gets saved and alternatively sent by email to the correct person. Same principle like Microsoft, Google and many others use for their online services.

Any ideas anybody about how this can be achieved? We have tried searching online for solutions, but we have not so far found any turnkey solution for the RD Web Access system or Remote Desktop Connection.

Also, there is a small issue that complicates the clickwrap setup: Since our clients is businesses, not all users should be displayed the clickwrap. Obviously, there is only on person in each business that is authorized to sign this. So it is essential that this person must be the first to sign on and agree to the clickwrap. Only then should the others be allowed to sign on, of course without beeing displayed the same clickwrap.

Any inputs or suggestions will be received with great thanks.

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Which framework of java can give high performance with less resource consuming  on Google cloud hosting
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Greetings

I have a small Mom and Pop shop that is upgrading to a new accounting database. The programmers are going to use SQL Express because the database is relatively small. I was wanting to use a carbonite type of backup solution but wonder how that will work with the Active database. I have a customer with a Quickbooks database that works well but not sure of SQL Express. The programmers are not very forth coming with suggestions. I am trying to keep things simple for this client as much as possible. They never even considered backing it up.
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After I updated my Iphone to iOS 9, it stopped letting me back up my Icloud account. Is there any possible reason why this is happening?
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Whenever I try to backup my Icloud devise it says, "this action can not be completed," and it glitches, turning the screen black. Why is this happening and how can I fix this?
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Which is best airport passenger handling company in Zanzibar?
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Hi,

We are budgeting for 2016 to have our Backups and DR done in the cloud.
I am asking your input on what is the best solution out there.
We are looking to back up around 5TB of data.
This is a Health Care environment so compliance is a must.

Thanks in advance :)
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My cloud storage keeps telling me that it's full every time it tries to sync. I finally figured out that for

some reason my files/pictures that are saved onto my computer are syncing to cloud storage also. I

don't want the files on my computer to store on my Verizon Cloud! I can't figure out how to turn this off

and I already contacted Verizon via live chat and they actually told me to wipe my entire phone with a

hard reset to fix it. 1, I doubt that would make any difference in the cloud storage settings and 2, even if

it did, that's the most ridiculous advice I can imagine getting! Every time my photos/data that's stored

on my phone tries to backup to the cloud it's unsuccessful and tells me my storage is full. Every time it

does this I delete the entire "my computer" folder and my used storage drops back down to only 55%

full instead of 100% full. I can't backup anything new from my phone though because it's automatically

syncing my computer files to my phone before it even attempts to backup what's on my phone. Any

help anyone can offer would be greatly appreciated since Verizon can't figure it out either. I'm adding

screen shots of exactly what I see in case it helps someone to help me. Thank in advance for any ideas!! verizon screen shot 1verizon screen shot 2verizon-cloud-screenshot-3.png
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If I am trying to set up a DMZ for about 70 to 90 servers on EC2 can I have one VPC and just apply different security groups?
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Which are the advantages of virtual data room in comparing to other data sharing services?
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Recently, we performed some test to evaluate the performance of our application with DB in multi-az. Basically, we planned to test to the performance of RDS in multi-AZ. Our applications are sitting in one AZ and we tested the app performance with DB in same AZ and DB in another availability zone.

Basically compared the same zone to multiple zones seems to add about a %25 reduction in our performance when comparing how many messages we were able to process per minute in a remote zone instance as compared to a same zone instance.  This is based on a test where the only change was that in one case the db was in the same zone as the application servers and in the second case the db was in a remote zone.

Could someone please let me would AWS be able to help here, because as per my understanding they just claim that AZs are connecting with low latency links but doesn't provide any SLA.
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Hi Expert,

I would like to change current hosting to Google Compute Engine. All my domain names setting name server to (ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com) I don't want to change name server setting to google name server. I would like to know is there any possible way configure the same setting on google compute engine as I really don't want to touch the customer domain name setting. I really appreciate all reference and suggestion.

Thanks
Bunheng
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doing research for a online  free or subscription music streaming service:

requirements:

must be able to upload my personal collection of 50k songs
must be  able to access library in the car (ipod, cellphone)
must be able to access on computer
must be able to migrate library from ipod
must be cloud
must be secure
must offer backup & restore


would be nice to have full step-step instructions
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Canon ipf650 gives message "!Error E161-403E Call for service."
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I am trying to import my virtual box to EC2. Here are my commands and the errors I got.

Command:

[ec2-user@ip-myip ~]$ ec2-import-instance ubuntu1.vmdk -f VMDK -t m1.small -a x86_64 -b import -o myAwsAccessKey -w myAwsSecretKey --region eu-west-1c

Error:

Required option '-O, --aws-access-key KEY' missing (-h for usage)

Command:

[ec2-user@ip-myip ~]$ ec2-import-instance ubuntu1.vmdk -f VMDK -t m1.small -a x86_64 -b import -O myAwsAccessKey -W myAwsSecretKey --region eu-west-1c

Error:

Required option '-o, --owner-akid OWNERAKID' missing (-h for usage)

Where is the problem?
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Hi All,

At present we are using Symantec cloud solutions to secure all our e-mail and web traffic.
Although the web scanning part of this solution is doing it's job protecting the systems, we are experiencing performance issues on a regular bases. It regulary takes 10-15 seconds to load internet pages (just average in size) on random clients often for several ours. A lot of sites (most of them the ones we need all the time for our business) just don't work through the proxy and have to be exeptioned. Thus lowering security levels a bit with every site added to the exception list.
Overall internet browsing performance is also relativily much slower compared to working without the proxy service.
Also, webtraffic is not analyzable (cannot see who is browsing to which website).

In short: so we are looking for another cloud providing company which has better performance and preferably detailed insight in Web-traffic. We are open to good suggestions based on long term user experience.

We are located in the Netherlands, so we prefer a supplier with (main) servers in the Netherlands (e.g. AMS Exchange).

Thanks for reading this post!
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Searching for a Service Desk cloud solution. about 100 users, 3 sites, Internal Service Desk and external provider for remote sites. Found a Gartner evaluation from 2011....

Any advices, experiences are more than welcome !

PS Users of AX/Dynamics & Jira & Fogbuz.
Links between SD and those software could be an advantage... Price for money solution ! show less
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Cloud Services

703

Solutions

1K

Contributors

Cloud services are services made available to users via the Internet from a provider's servers. Cloud services are designed to provide easy, scalable access to applications, resources and services, and are fully managed by a cloud services provider. It is a model for enabling ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Frequently offered cloud services are infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), desktops-as-a-service (DaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Examples of cloud services include online data storage and backup solutions, Web-based e-mail services, hosted office suites and document collaboration services, database processing, managed technical support services and more.