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Mydesign   12/30/2013 11:21:23 PM
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"Correct, MdDesign. To the bank it's not in the cloud. But to me it is. In the cloud essentially means it's on someone else's server."

Rob, they won't keep any datas outside their server because of various security reasons.

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Rob Spiegel   12/30/2013 3:58:31 PM
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Correct, MdDesign. To the bank it's not in the cloud. But to me it is. In the cloud essentially means it's on someone else's server.

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Rob Spiegel   12/30/2013 3:55:53 PM
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Nadine, I would imagine there will be quite a lot of IoT activity showcased at CES. It's certainly one of the leading trends.

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NadineJ   12/27/2013 5:51:18 PM
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IoT is evolving well.  Connecting smart appliances is the next wave.  I think LG has a few things coming up at CES on that topic.

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Mydesign   12/13/2013 12:03:13 AM
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"I was referring to email and banking as cloud services in the sense that the "cloud" is any data that is resident on someone else's server -- in this case, the internet provider's server and the bank's server."

Rob, thanks for the clarification. But banks are using their own servers and networks as a part of security reason.

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Rob Spiegel   12/9/2013 12:15:23 PM
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Mydesign, I was referring to email and banking as cloud services in the sense that the "cloud" is any data that is resident on someone else's server -- in this case, the internet provider's server and the bank's server.

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Rob Spiegel   12/9/2013 12:07:46 PM
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Thanks Bobjengr. You're right about security and the cloud. We're in a neck and neck race between hackers and security developments. the race is likely to go on for years. There are too many advantages to networks and clouds to avoid the race.

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Rob Spiegel   12/9/2013 8:35:12 AM
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I agree, Chuck. Health technology in all sorts of forms will grow in coming years, especially given the aging baby boom population.

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Mydesign   12/9/2013 5:12:16 AM
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"Cloud makes so much sense. We're already using it in our personal lives. My email and internet connection are effectively cloud services. Same with my bank and bill paying functions. None of that is resident on my computer."

Rob, you are right about the various email and bill payment services, but how many of us know that it's a cloud service. So far I didn't know any bank relying on cloud for their services. Banking and financial sector are the domains keeping themselves away from cloud because of security concern.

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bobjengr   12/7/2013 3:45:08 PM
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Excellent post and very informative.  I definitely feel we can all "buy-in" with Cloud Computing and Storage.  That's already well under way as you mention Rob.  The only thing (and I know I'm paranoid) is the security aspects of cloud storage.  It seems as though hackers have no real difficulties in rushing in at any time.  I feel "the cloud" is rife with opportunities.  I also agree that the medical field will see significant increased usage relative to the digital world.   I think we are eventually looking at a "universal medical data base" that can be accessed from any point on the globe.  Here again, privacy is key.  Again, great post.

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