cloud computing

09/11/2013 - 08:42

For small and midsize organizations, the outsourcing of demanding computational tasks to the cloud — huge banks of computers accessible over the Internet — can be much more cost-effective than buying their own hardware. But it also poses a security risk: A malicious hacker could rent space on a cloud server and use it to launch programs that hijack legitimate applications, interfering with their execution.

 

09/10/2012 - 11:50

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new software tool to prevent performance disruptions in cloud computing systems by automatically identifying and responding to potential anomalies before they can develop into problems.

01/26/2012 - 10:30

Quantum supercomputers could safely store and manipulate sensitive data, with help from University research. Dr. Elham Kashefi from the University's School of Informatics has helped demonstrate quantum cloud computing, for the first time.

10/12/2011 - 14:53

When a nasty strain of E. coli flooded hospitals in Germany this summer, it struck its victims with life-threatening complications far more often than most strains—and the search for explanation began.

10/05/2011 - 14:31

Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have developed a new, experimental technique to better protect sensitive information in cloud computing – without significantly affecting the system’s overall performance.