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Interview with Founder of CloudChronicle.com http://www.itoamerica.com/index.php?section=podcast&id=1282&name=Interview+with+Founder+of+CloudChronicle.com+ In this interview with Patrick Pushor, CTO and Founder of CloudChronicle.com, Patrick discusses the models of consumption that lend themselves well to cloud computing, covers the challenges regulated industries face when launching cloud projects, touches on the public versus private cloud debate, and names some of the non-technical barriers to cloud adoption. Leveraging Advanced BI to Increase SaaS Success http://www.itoamerica.com/index.php?section=pdf&id=1295&name=Leveraging+Advanced+BI+to+Increase+SaaS+Success This white paper explores the types of reporting and analysis functionalities that SaaS users need, and the BI capabilities SaaS vendors must incorporate into their solutions to meet those demands. 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ESG Online File Sharing and Collaboration in the Enterprise Market Landscape Report http://www.itoamerica.com/index.php?section=pdf&id=1382&name=Case+Study-+Riverbed+Enables+Cloud+Computing+for+Constangy%2C+Brooks+%26+Smith%2C+LLP Download this case study or watch the video to learn how Constangy, Brooks & Smith, a labor and employment law firm, improved the efficiency of their IT infrastructure. With the help of solutions from Riverbed Technology, the firm consolidated and virtualized many different servers, and eliminated the expense and difficulty of remotely managing hardware and software. Learn how you can too. Box Overview http://www.itoamerica.com/index.php?section=video&id=1404&name=+Box+Overview Learn how Box makes it easy to share content and collaborate online. Simple online collaboration from Box: put your file server online, create team workspaces and replace your FTP software for a better, easier to use system. 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Spotting Utility Landscape Changes Automatically with IRISmaps and Google http://www.itoamerica.com/index.php?section=video&id=1619&name=Spotting+Utility+Landscape+Changes+Automatically+with+IRISmaps+and+Google <p>To comply with safety regulations and manage geographically dispersed assets, utilities need efficient tools for monitoring landscape changes. Learn how Google and IRISmaps are allowing utilities to tackle challenges with innovative, cloud-based geospatial business solutions. Featuring Chelsea Minton, Sr. GIS Consultant, IRISmaps, and Paul Asoyan, Partner Manager, Google Maps for Business.</p> How Maps Can Help with Better Decision-Making http://www.itoamerica.com/index.php?section=video&id=1635&name=How+Maps+Can+Help+with+Better+Decision-Making Making strategic investments and optimizing your sales force are common decisions your organization needs to make. How can they be made more efficiently? 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