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Understanding Internet Bandwidth in a Shared Environment

It is difficult to describe to users just what bandwidth is. To end users, Internet bandwidth is just something that is there and they take it for granted with little appreciation. They are not concerned about bandwidth limitations, or that they may be consuming more than their fair share of a corporate resource. Unless you are an IT person, concerned about keeping things running smoothly in your computing environment, you probably don't think about bandwidth at all.

Cloud Computing - Trying it out for the first time.

I've been hearing about Cloud Computing and Cloud Servers, so I decided to give it a try.  There is a lot of marketing hype and vocabulary flying around trying to get businesses to believe that they need one and it is somehow better than having your own server.  To me, "Cloud" simply means "somewhere else, not on my network", and I am used to working on servers remotely.