The end of the year usually ushers in a few compelling surveys in the open source arena, and a few survey results on cloud computing and IT trends are arriving now. Zimbra, which specializes in collaboration software, has announced the...Show More Summary
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Last week in cloud computing: Amazon AppStream can now stream just about any Windows application to just about any device (but not in Sydney), Azure StorSimple arrives in Australia, and more cloud news. More »
The next big technology migration will change how workplaces are organized. Bad news, middle managers: You're going to get less important.
I’ve been writing about tech for nearly a decade now, and in that time, one thing has always seemed perpetually promising, and yet also ultimately unsatisfying: remote streaming consumer computing. I’m not talking about remotely connecting...Show More Summary
Netflix Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt spoke with Gigaom about how important data science and cloud computing are to the company's business, as well as why the internet is the perfect…
One of the big themes at AWS Re:Invent was that fact that AWS is moving fast to support hybrid cloud computing. Of course, AWS has no aspirations to purchase or build…
I’m happy to announce that Google has added Click-to-deploy functionality for Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) on Google Cloud Compute nodes. This gives you the ability to rapidly spin up a cluster for experimentation, performance testing, or even production use on Google Compute Engine virtual machines. Show More Summary
So goes the seemingly endless parade of headlines that present the ways in which cloud and online computing has betrayed us: NSA snooping inside the cloud; security breaches like Apple’s iCloud; foreign espionage/cyber attacks; OpenSSL/Heartbleed; Shellshock Bashbug; SSL/POODLE; Dropbox passwords. Read More
This afternoon, Andrew Leigh, head of products and alliances with startup Jitterbit, swung by Barron’s offices to discuss the glue that makes cloud computing work and how his company is in his view taking over the traditional market for so-called middleware that has been dominated by Informatica (INFa) and Tibco (TIBX) and IBM (IBM). Jitterbit, [...]
After years of resisting, Amazon has finally given in to pressure to use renewable energy for its cloud computing business. It's about time.
As I covered yesterday, IDG Enterprise is out with results from a new survey it did involving 1,672 IT decision-makers who report that they are very focused on cloud computing, including open cloud platforms such as OpenStack. The same...Show More Summary
It's a major commitment for the world's biggest cloud computing company
Shares of cloud computing software pioneers Salesforce.com (CRM) are down $2.32, or almost 4%, at $58.70, in late trading, after the company this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue and earnings per share that narrowly topped analysts’ expectations, and forecast revenue this quarter below consensus. Revenue in the three months ended in October rose 29%, year over year, [...]
Government services will, in the coming years, start moving away from physical servers on the island and into big data centers in the United States and elsewhere, according to a deputy in the Ministry of Home Affairs. In an interview this week, Wesley Howell, who is in charge of public safety and security with the […]
Enterprises can use data centers and cloud computing together to meet the infrastructure needs of emerging applications and new requirements.
As we approach the end of 2014, one of the biggest open source stories of the year has to be the rise of open platforms for cloud computing. OpenStack, in particular, grabs most of the headlines in this area, but CloudStack and other platforms are seeing much adoption as well. Show More Summary
Wall Street is shortsightedly focused on Amazon's falling profit margins, but the company continues consolidating a rock-solid position in promising growth industries like online retail and cloud computing. The best Amazon Black Friday bargain could be Amazon stock itself.
As the momentum surrounding OpenStack, CloudStack and other open cloud computing platforms accelerates, there are increasing needs at many enterprises for certification and validation of services, standards, and guarantees of interoperability. Show More Summary
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