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Nomadesk and Bell Canada partner to offer unlimited cloud storage



Bell Canada have selected Nomadesk to provide cloud storage for users to share, sync, encrypt, backup and store files from any location, whether online or offline. For $15 per month per file server, an unlimited number of team members can access, share and save docs with unlimited storage capacity. Cloud storage includes password protection, local 256-bit encryption, synchronization and offline access at no extra charge.

Register for a free 30 day trial with Nomadesk.

Once registered, you can access the cloud from your BlackBerry at mynomadesk.mobi.

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Cloud computing as it pertains to mobile application development



At WES 2009, RIM made it very clear that cloud computing was on the long term agenda for developing useful services for enterprise. While handsets are becoming more powerful and network infrastructure can handle stronger loads, cloud computing will help push the industry even further by taking the lion’s share of these stresses.

A new architecture based on software running in the cloud will drastically change the way mobile applications are developed, acquired, and used. According to a new study from ABI Research, this will be a profoundly disruptive development that could eclipse the current mobile application model by 2014, delivering revenue of nearly $20 billion annually by the end of that year.

“Mobile application developers today face the challenge of multiple mobile operating systems,” says senior analyst Mark Beccue. “Either they must write for just one OS, or create many versions of the same application. More sophisticated apps require significant processing power and memory in the handset. Using Web development, applications can run on servers instead of locally, so handset requirements can be greatly reduced and developers can create just one version of an application. This trend is in its infancy today, but ABI Research believes that eventually it will become the prevailing model for mobile applications.”
Continue reading the ABI Research data regarding cloud computing and software development