Microsoft is announcing a couple of updates to its Azure cloud computing service today that, among other things, include the launch of a new variant of its performance-optimizes G-type virtual machines (VMs) and price cuts for its compute-centric D-type VMs. Read More
Mobile, cloud computing, big data storage and analytics are the foundational mega trends that create the next generation of IT. Security continues to be an ever evolving and ever pervasive trend. However, within these major trends, I’ve noticed three important clarifications of technology positioning. First, cloud computing discussions have evolved from [...]
A new company, Nextbit, believes cloud computing and storage are the future of smartphones. Its upcoming Robin is designed to capitalize on that idea, but will users bite?
Amazon and Microsoft are quickly becoming the king and queen of cloud computing. Here's another case in point: the two of them just won a huge contract with the FAA, led by IT consultant CSC. This contract will consolidate the FCC's data centers, moving data to both Amazon's cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft's cloud, Azure. Show More Summary
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to move away from its own data centers and toward cloud services. Last week, the FAA signed a deal with Computer Science Corp. (CSC) to help it migrate its data and systems to a hybrid cloudShow More Summary
by Angela Guess Catherine Shu reports for TechCrunch, “Aliyun, the cloud computing unit of Alibaba Group, is launching an artificial intelligence service that it claims is the first in China. Called DT PAI, the platform combines algorithms used by Alibaba with machine and deep learning techniques and presents them in a simple drag-and-drop interface. Show More Summary
Google Chrome is not just a web browser, it is also a very simple and intuitive operating system. Since Google launched the operating system a few years back, Chrome desktops and laptop computers have been hitting the market. The latter...Show More Summary
Shares of cloud computing software vendor Workday (WDAY) are up $2, or 3%, at $74.40, recovering from a 10% plunge last night, after the company beat fiscal Q2 expectations and beat with its Q3 view, but forecast year revenue somewhat less than what some on the Street might have expected. Price targets are coming down […]
Shares of cloud computing apps vendor Workday (WDAY) are higher by $3.35, or 5%, at $75.75, in late trading, after the company this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue that topped analysts’ expectations, and a surprise profit per share, Revenue in the three montsh ended in July rose 51%, year over year, to $282.7 million, yielding EPS of 2 […]
With no earnings in sight, Workday’s valuation hinges on larger software companies’ propensity to buy market share in cloud computing.
Aliyun, the cloud computing unit of Alibaba Group, is launching an artificial intelligence platform that it claims is the first in China. Called DT PAI, the service combines algorithms used by Alibaba with machine and deep learning techniques and presents them in a simple drag-and-drop interface. Show More Summary
Cloud computing behemoth Salesforce.com continued to defy its burgeoning scale with its fiscal 2016 second quarter results, which it reported on August 20th. The company is showing no signs of slowing down, as underscored by the 33% year on year growth (constant currency) in its deferred revenue in the second quarter. Show More Summary
The popularization of the cloud computing model has allowed us to talk about the ‘big iron back end’ in the shape of mainframes once again.
Men's Warehouse founder George Zimmer is indeed launching a new company. And he'll do it at Dreamforce, the huge annual conference for cloud computing company Salesforce. So said Salesforce's CEO Marc Benioff during his quarterly conference call with Wall Street analysts. Show More Summary
Following better-than-expected fiscal Q2 results this afternoon from cloud computing titan Salesforce.com (CRM), and a better-than-expected outlook, CFO Mark Hawkins and the company’s vice chairman and president, Keith Block, were kind enough to spend a few minutes talking by phone in advance of the company’s conference call with analysts. Show More Summary
Cloud computing titan Salesforce.com (CRM) this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue and profit that topped analysts’ expectations, and also forecast results this quarter higher, and beat with its year revenue outlook, with profit forecast in line. Revenue in the three months ended in July rose to $1.63 billion, yielding EPS of 19 cents. Analysts had been […]
More state tax officials are eyeing technologies such as streaming video and cloud computing to make up for lost revenue from DVDs and CDs.
Nowadays, we keep all kinds of stuff in the Cloud. But how would you like to keep all of your stuff in the Cloud? How would you like to backup your computers for life for one low price? Well, you’re in luck, because we have a lifetime subscription to SkyHub Cloud Unlimited for just $89.99. Show More Summary
It’s a great time to be looking for a job if you’re a computer enthusiast. There are hundreds of jobs in computer technology, and these ones are the best. Cloud Architect I’m sure you know plenty about cloud computing and cloud-based storage. But do you know how it works? Just because the cloud [...]Show More Summary