Bryce Harper is hitting the cover off the ball for the Washington Nationals. He's already hit more home runs this season than all of last season. For Harper, the sky's the limit because he finally has reached his potential. But a few...Show More Summary
Global cloud computing giant unveils new features for online community building.
Shares of cloud computing titan Salesforce.com (CRM) rose $2.75, or almost 4%, to close at $72.91, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q1 revenue and earnings per share that slightly topped expectations, and raised its year outlook above consensus. Price targets and estimates are rising all around. The Street is so dazzled, one analyst, Kash Rangan of [...]
Cloud computing company topped profit, revenue estimates.
Fans of the open source OpenStack cloud computing solution met in Vancouver this week. The emphasis was on steady and useful improvement, rather than big headlines.
Cloud computing is most often discussed through the pri […]
Continued positive moment for the cloud computing company could fuel more sale rumors
Cloud computing titan Salesforce.com (CRM) this afternoon reported fiscal Q1 revenue and earnings per share that slightly topped expectations, and beat consensus with its outlook as well. Revenue in the three months ended in April rose 23%, year over year, to $1.51 billion, yielding EPS of 16 cents, excluding some costs. Analysts had been modeling $1.5 billion [...]
Gamers might one day be able to enjoy the same graphics-intensive fast-action video games they play on their gaming consoles or personal computers from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets without guzzling gigabytes, thanks to a new tool developed. Show More Summary
There is one thing that almost every independent cloud computing commentator agrees upon and that is that Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing division of the Seattle-based behemoth, is the largest public cloud vendor on earth. It was Amazon which invented the idea of public cloud infrastructure when someone within [...]
Cloud and security have long been two words that didn’t fit together in the tech world. In fact, for years, when mentioning “cloud security” to IT professionals, they’d snicker or laugh, reminding you that there was “no such thing as security issues in cloud computing.”
Cloud computing vendor FortaCloud said it stood by its decision to promote its services on Twitter using a provocative photograph of a model lying on a bed wearing lingerie and high heels.
The recent interest in containers has often been perceived as a threat (or at least an alternative) to OpenStack, the open source cloud computing infrastructure platform founded by RackSpace and NASA in 2010. Containers — and container...Show More Summary
Does anybody even make hardware any more? You'd be forgiven for asking the question, even if it does sound slightly ridiculous. But thinking about it… apart from the device you're reading this on and the hardware in the server racks in the cloud datacenter serving this website, is anyone even [...]
Leading off today, Google Cloud Platform lowers their prices and announces the availability of preemptible VMs. These are short-term, volatile instances that are useful in large compute clusters because they can be taken down at any moment. It is an interesting idea and something to watch long term. Amazon AWS did not announce a similar […]
Sometimes, building software is like playing jazz — it's all about variations on a standard. Take, for example, this week's OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, BC. At this event, big companies like Red Hat, Canonical, HP, and IBM stand alongside...Show More Summary
The Rackspace open source cloud computing project was, ironically, hampered from its earliest days but the sheer number of vendors who were jumping into the initiative. With every man and his dog doing their own flavor of OpenStack, customers and prospects had no real clarity about how these different solutions [...]
But we get what's really going on here -- the woman just needed to change her clothes!
If Microsoft does introduce VC3-style computing in its growing Azure cloud, it would be another way to attract workloads from big enterprises.
Google today announced yet another round of price cuts for its cloud computing platform, as well as a new instance type that will allow businesses to save even more on some of their cloud computing tasks. Read More