Just as companies are increasingly replacing their own computer servers and storage equipment with cloud infrastructure, so traditional networking gear is making way for a new off-premises approach to managing traffic. Aviatrix Systems Inc. Show More Summary
At a cloud computing event in New York today, Oracle Corp. unveiled another piece of its plan to take on Amazon Web Services. The company is demonstrating a new iteration of its managed database platform that allows customers to host their deployments on dedicated bare-metal servers instead of sharing hardware with other users. Show More Summary
The IT industry is experiencing the third wave of computing. The first wave was driven by the PC and x86 server revolution where inexpensive, commodity hardware started replacing the large, monolithic mainframes. The second revolution was ushered in the form of virtualization in which the virtual machine became the unit [...]
This week, a new cloud-centric network operator has launched. PacketFabric aims to bring more of the flexibility and provisioning ease seen in cloud computing into the world of networking and interconnection via an SDN-powered, Ethernet-based connectivity platform. With us today to shed some light on the new company’s initial offerings and its plans for the […]
Cloud computing — on-demand, internet-based computing services — has been successfully applied to many computing functions in recent years. From consumer-facing, web-based productivity apps like Google Docs to enterprise database management...Show More Summary
Shares of cloud computing software vendor Workday (WDAY) were halted after jumping almost 9% in morning trading, before the company announced it won a contract from Wal-Mart Stores (WMT). In an 8-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, Workday said, Inc. Workday announced that Wal-mart Stores, Inc., a worldwide retailer, has purchased a subscription […]
‘Tis the season for security surveys. Two more hit the mailboxes week, both validating the dramatic impact that cloud computing and digital transformation are having on corporate security organizations and budgets. A BMC Software Inc. Show More Summary
2017 promises to be an exciting year for compute in the datacenter, in the cloud, and with the emergence of edge computing. Here are a few things to expect from Intel, AMD, ARM and OpenPOWER (IBM).
Cloud computing is dominating the agenda at Citrix Systems Inc.’s annual partner summit today in Anaheim, California, as the desktop virtualization giant is unveiling services aimed at helping customers of its on-premises software switch to a more modern “as-a-service” model. Show More Summary
It takes a powerful cloud to process all the data owned by The Weather Company, and IBM is up to the challenge. Having acquired the weather forecasting platform, IBM has applied its computing technology to Mother Nature’s data trailShow More Summary
Changes to regulations are a prime example of how cloud computing can help smaller companies overcome complexity.
With internet security breaches becoming commonplace, what is the forecast for cloud computing in the law? A tornado, such as the 1.5 billion email hacks at Yahoo last year, should at least give lawyers pause to reconsider the best practices of cloud computing. Jennifer L. Ellis, of Lowenthal &......
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Penguin Computing®, provider of high performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced a new version of its Scyld ClusterWare® high performance computing cluster management solution with enhanced functionality for support of large scale clusters. Show More Summary
Oh goodness, non-relevant un-automated badly warehoused cloudy big data in a Brexit style maelstrom of democratized openness. Wasn’t cloud computing supposed to make things easier? Yes, but not quite yet, hang in there please.
Cognitive computing is the ability to simulate human thought process in a computerized model. Thanks to cloud computing and Big Data, cognitive computing has become affordable and accessible to businesses. The availability of abundant compute and storage resources combined with the evolution of analytics is accelerating the adoption of cognitive [...]
If the big question posed by businesses and their CIOs in 2016 was whether they should migrate to the cloud; in 2017 the question will be what is the best way to get there.
Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a lot of services — 83 by my count. Some of them are more popular than others. Without question, the core EC2 computing service and S3 storage service are among the most popular. But then what? AWS’ parent company, Amazon.com, doesn’t break out sales numbers for all […]
This is the second and final part of the series covering the key events of 2016 from the cloud and container world. The first part is available here. Google joins Open Compute Project Facebook-led Open Compute Project (OCP) is getting traction. Google joined OCP in March 2016, and submitted a specification that [...]
Drexel Hamilton’s Brian White today offers hopeful thoughts for three of his Buy-rated names, predicting enterprise software maker Box (BOX), cloud computing titan Salesforce (CRM), and Big Data technology maker Splunk (SPLK) will rebound...Show More Summary