By Jay Schembs: Salesforce.com (CRM) is a heavily debated stock, and rightly so. Bulls point out that GAAP profit metrics are irrelevant, focusing on substantial revenue growth and visionary leadership in cloud computing. Bears point...Show More Summary
If you've been following IBM's moves on the cloud computing front, you may--understandably--be confused. Make no mistake, IBM is very focused on the cloud space, and has in fact been spending billions to shift strategically toward providing cloud tools and services, but it has seemed to many analysts to have questionable focus. Show More Summary
As part of a concerted effort to make the SAP HANA in-memory computing platform more appealing to developers, SAP this week announced a more modular approach to exposing SAP HANA services in the cloud. SAP is also moving to open an application store for SAP HANA applications offered by both SAP and third-party developers.
Silicon Valley in the broadest sense has wrought changes in industrial management, investment and innovation since the beginning of computerization, but the pace has accelerated markedly as mobile, cloud computing and data analyticsShow More Summary
We've been writing quite a bit about the Aereo case lately, which is scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court in late April. The case has an awful lot of powerful people and organizations lining up on both sides, filing briefs with the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
The prodigious growth of DigitalOcean, based in Manhattan, enticed the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz to lead a $37.2 million financing round, a rare instance when it has invested "outside the Valley.”
Like most enterprise software companies, SAP is busy remaking itself into a cloud-computing company. At the core of its cloud efforts is a superfast database technology called HANA. During a press conference today where SAP announced...Show More Summary
Red Hat, increasingly focused on cloud computing, is also drawing a square bead on government organizations and their needs in the cloud. The company has announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US) Region, a branch of Amazon's cloud platform tailored for U.S. Show More Summary
Automated backup and low installation costs should mean that finance departments embrace the opportunity of cloud computing, yet many remain lukewarm at best about the idea. The main reason? They simply don’t like change. More » ...
Eric Mandl, who specialized in cloud computing and big data deals at Evercore, jumped to Guggenheim Securities on Tuesday.
By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. Like many people these days, I do almost all of my music listening with streaming services — on-demand subscriptions, online radio, random things shared on social networks, and my collections and playlists on various services. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s Office 365 is a suite of programs that you can access from anywhere because the components reside in the cloud. Create a presentation on your office computer, email it to the team from your iPhone while you’re on the plane, present the presentation to a customer two states over using your iPad. But cloud […]
Cloud computing is the trend of nowadays; this article provides some basic steps to create and connect a Windows Azure SQL Database to a simple application.
Last week in cloud computing: AWS beefed up its EC2 management console and added multi-factor authentication support, while Azure enhanced its authentication library for Active Directory. More »
IBM recently sold its x86 server business to Lenovo, and that unfortunately has consequences for the company's workers. The computing pioneer has confirmed to CNET that it's cutting jobs as it concentrates its efforts on "cloud, analytics and...
Netflix has tried a number of different ways to improve its recommendations, and it recently announced that it is increasingly using artificial intelligence to do so. But Netflix isn’t buying all the computing power to build an artificial intelligence system for itself. Instead, Netflix will host its efforts right on competitor Amazon’s cloud.
Cloud computing software vendor Salesforce.com (CRM) this afternoon reported fiscal Q4 revenue and earnings per share that topped analysts’ expectations, forecast this quarter’s revenue higher, and forecast the year’s revenue above consensus, even though the profit view fell short. Revenue in the three months ended in January rose 37%, year over year, to $1.15 billion, yielding [...]
CloudFlare has been outspoken about the implication of government surveillance for the US cloud computer industry. That's why its first Transparency Report is worth noting.
Salesforce.com (CRM) is set to report FQ4 2014 earnings after the market closes on Thursday, February 27th. Salesforce is a cloud based computing company best known for its customer relationship management (crm) product. Cloud computing...Show More Summary
Cloud computing software vendor Workday (WDAY) this afternoon reported fiscal Q4 revenue and losses that topped analysts’ estimates, and forecast this quarter’s, and the full year’s, revenue higher as well. Revenue in the three months ended in January rose to $141.9 million, yielding a net loss per share of 13 cents. Analysts had been modeling [...]