sciCloud.net enters public Beta Test period

 

Starting January 7, 2013, sciCloud.net will be starting its Open Public Beta testing.  Everyone is invited to create a free sciCloud.net account and install and test a growing library of cloud hosted applications for science, technology, healthcare and business.

During this period, an open support group has been established on Linkedin to help beta testers with issues found and to discuss all aspects of the various cloud hosted applications.  

Visit the group: 

Be sure to sign-up today and experience the power of cloud apps for science.




What is sciCloud.net?

 

Imagine having all the apps you need and want, helping you do absolutely every task or function you could ever think of - and NO IT department, servers, installation/implementation project, maintenance, upgrades, reboots...just login and go. Well, you just imagined sciCloud.netTM!

It's all the gain without the pain. For too long there have been too many barriers to getting the apps you need and keeping them going. First you have to find them. Then you have to do requirements assessments, RFIs, RFPs, demos, costings of hardware, project management... Whew, it's exhausting just to think about!

sciCloud.netTM lets you select the app you want from a catalog of dozens, then simply click a button to install and run the app - in seconds!

There's a vast and continuously expanding library of apps available too, everything from Biobanking to Website Building, LIMS/LIS to Social Media and eCommerce to Help Desk.



Who uses sciCloud.net apps?

  You are in very good company when you use sciCloud.net™. Literally tens of thousands of businesses, laboratories, agencies, institutions and millions of individuals all around the world are making use of one or more of its apps at this very moment, many in multiple languages. 

They span every conceivable industry and include single users all the way to multinational corporations, with every size lab, office, agency or institution in between. When you join sciCloud.net™ you’re in the company of names like NASA, Cisco, Delphi, Fox, Merck, Lockheed-Martin, McKesson, The National Academy of Sciences, Swisscom Mobile Labs, the US Department of Defense and many, MANY more!




What are the benefits?

  The benefits of using sciCloud.net™ are clear. Businesses, institutions, labs, agencies and individuals all over the world are already embracing cloud computing, and sciCloud.net™ is the first to bring it to the scientific, manufacturing and medical/health community.

Computing In The Cloud
Forget servers, IT departments, implementation projects and constant maintenance. Just log in and go. Maintenance is done automatically and all you need is enough computing power to go online – even a tablet/iPad or smart phone is enough!

Fast, Painless Install
Possibly the biggest benefit of all with sciCloud.net™ is how quickly and easily the apps are installed and ready to use. There’s no lengthy and complicated configuration and setup. With sciCloud.net™ you are ready to go in seconds with the click of a button.

Use It Anywhere, Anytime
You don’t have to go to the office. Just log into your apps wherever you are and whenever you like. Everyone can access what they need, regardless of location or time zone.

Collaborate
The Internet is the perfect medium for sharing. We use it even if it’s just emailing documents. How much better is it to be able to just have them right there in our app already?

Cost-Effective
You save money and time by not having to buy, install and maintain servers, replacing them regularly and keeping them cool, troubleshooting, rebooting when there’s a problem, etc. And you don’t need to do a project every time you want an app, with requirements sets, RFIs/RFPs, demos and expensive licenses. Just click a button and try it. If you don’t like it, delete it! Your sciCloud.net™ account is either free or a low monthly fee that doesn’t change unless you want it to.








What are the costs?

  sciCloud.net offers scalable pricing to fit any size budget from a personal cloud account to an enterprise account.

The Personal Cloud Account is Free and can be upgraded at any time to an Enterprise Cloud Account.  

The Enterprise Cloud Account starts at $10/month and scales as you add applications and resources.

Click here to view the complete Pricing and Payment Terms.








How does sciCloud.net work?

  A worldwide network of data centers hosts sciCloud.net™ customers, balancing computing power and storage space so that you always get the very best performance from your apps. If any component should fail, there is another ready to instantly and seamlessly take its place, so you never even know there was a problem.

And sciCloud.net™ is secure, using SSL technology to ensure your data are shared only with those you give access.

Installation scripts have been written for all the apps that shortcut the tedious process of matching server configurations, running dlls, etc., so you just click and use within seconds








What do I need to use sciCloud.net?

 
Anything you use to go online you can use with sciCloud.net™. Whether it’s your iPad, iPhone or another tablet or smart phone, or a PC or Mac, laptop, netbook – just open a browser, log into your account and go! What you DON’T need is a room full of server racks, routers, firewalls and flashing lights and a project management team!






Is sciCloud.net Secure & Reliable?

  In a word, yes! sciCloud.net™ utilizes state-of-the-art technology and configuration to make it as safe and reliable as your online banking. Secure socket layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption protects your app, data and activity, and universal component redundancy, coupled with load balancing and a 24/7/365 monitoring and alert system, mean your sciCloud.net™ account stays secure and reliable – ALL the time.








How does sciCloud.net address regulated industry requirements such as HIPAA and 21 CFR part 11?

  sciCloud.net™ customers include laboratories in highly-regulated industries, as well as regulated government labs. sciCloud.net™ cloud-hosting has been validated to these and other standards. If you need help and support with your validation, the sciCloud.net™ support team will provide you with whatever services and documentation you need.





Can sciCloud.net apps be customized? Who can customize the applications?

  Almost without exception, sciCloud.net™ apps can be modified or extended any way you want. In fact, most already have an available library of add-ons and plugins to fit whatever features or functions you need. And the sciCloud.net™ support team includes experts in every app as well as in sciCloud.net™ itself. Do your own customizing, or just select the kind and amount of support you want and leave the rest to us!







What if I want to leave sciCloud.net; can I take my data AND the app as well?

  You sure can. They’re your apps and your data. You can download them anytime you want. There’s no penalty, no fee, and you can always return to sciCloud.net™. In fact, you never need to close your sciCloud.net™ account unless you want to. You can still take your apps and data.








How do I get started with sciCloud.net and are there any obligations or contracts?

  Getting started with SciCloud.net™ couldn’t be easier. Just click the “Sign Up” button  and you’re on your way.

Create a user name and password and that’s it! Select an app and within less than 5 minutes you will be able to login to your applications and start running.

Also, when you see a run app button  just click it and it will take you through the sign up process and then run your selected app  It is quick, easy and risk free.







Get sciCloud.net

It's free and your account will never expire.  Choose from dozens of web based, enterprise applications and start running YOUR app in less than 5 minutes.

    • No credit card required to sign-up
    • No account expiration
    • No obligation
    • No waiting
    • No risk
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Tuesday, January 01, 2013

What is Cloud Computing

There are plenty of definitions for "cloud computing" online, and for the most part, they generally point to the same thing: taking applications and running them on infrastructure other than your own. Companies or individuals who offload or effectively "outsource" their hardware and/or applications are running those apps "in the cloud."

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Cloud Apps for Science at the push of a button

It's the latest thing to hit the science, healthcare and technology communities and it's changing the way we work. But what is cloud computing and sciCloud.net exactly? Find out here.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

sciCloud.net® Launches Free Cloud Apps for Science at the Push of a Button

Science/Tech/Manufacturing/Health/Medical Community Gains the Power of Cloud Apps

PRESS RELEASE

Atlanta, January 7, 2013: LabLynx, Inc. today announced the launch of sciCloud.net®, the first ever free cloud app provider for the science, technology, manufacturing and health/medical community.