B. K. Winstead

Senior Associate Editor, Penton Media

B. K. Winstead is a former editor for Windows IT Pro specializing in Exchange Server, messaging, mobility, unified communications, and cloud computing.

Posts in Cloud Computing view all

12/03/2012 - 1:08pm

What Bilbo Baggins Teaches Us About Cloud Computing

Cloud computing and the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins? What might they have in common? On the surface, you'd have to say nothing. But I've been thinking....More
11/19/2012 - 1:11pm

Trusting Cloud Computing

Here's a story about cloud computing. My wife was updating her resume; however, she recently bought a new laptop and didn't have Microsoft Office,....More
11/05/2012 - 12:39pm

Future Clouds Will Be Safe, Says Symantec

What's holding back cloud computing? If you're a fan of The Simpsons, as I am, your first thought might be that it's all down to the Stonecutters....More
10/15/2012 - 1:16pm

Cloud Computing Still in Its Infancy, Study Says

We all know how important and ubiquitous email has become, not just in business but in our lives. Can you remember when you learned about email (i.e....More
10/01/2012 - 12:14pm

Email in the Cloud: Avoid the Pitfalls

Email services have long been one of the first places companies have looked for outsourcing to the cloud. It makes a lot of sense: Few companies are....More
09/17/2012 - 12:06pm

IT Pros Report on Moving Applications to the Cloud

Yet another report has come out telling us how many companies are moving applications or data to the cloud. Last month, I wrote about a survey from....More
08/31/2012 - 12:35pm

Using Personal File-Sharing Sites for Corporate Data

A few weeks ago, Dropbox made the kind of headlines no cloud service wants due to a security breach and compromised customer data. This event put the....More
08/29/2012 - 2:54pm

Imogo Offers Custom Cloud Communications Option

According to some very loud voices, all your coming technology needs will be served up in the cloud -- whatever and wherever that cloud might be. OK....More
08/13/2012 - 4:23pm

Data Security in the Cloud: Who's Responsible & How Does It Happen?

Does your company use a cloud service to store sensitive or confidential data? If so, where does the responsibility lie for keeping that data secure....More
05/14/2012 - 3:29pm

Microsoft Study Attempts to Dispel Cloud Security Concerns

Concerns about cloud security have helped dampen enthusiasm for cloud computing among some IT professionals, a perception that Microsoft hopes to....More
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Cloud computing information, news, and tips covering Hyper-V, IaaS, PaaS, private cloud, public cloud, SaaS, security, trends, and more.

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