According to the latest statistics, 78% of US small businesses have now fully adopted cloud computing.
The movie and TV subscription company just completed a seven-year move to the e-commerce giant's cloud computing service, called Amazon Web Services.
(Reuters) - Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing arm of Amazon.com Inc, said it has acquired NICE, a software developer for technical computing. The company said it has signed an agreement with NICE, which is also a cloud computing firm, and expects the deal to close in the first quarter of 2016. Show More Summary
The trend towards serverless computing is gaining more traction. The big cloud vendors are going full steam with the renewed belief that developer should focus on code and string together applications by orchestrating various services. The whole task of provisioning servers to run the code is handled by the platforms themselves.
Resistance is futile; you will be assimilated. If you're anything like me, that quote is familiar to you. It's the ominous warning of Star Trek's cybernetic hive mind-connected Borg, meant to communicate the hopelessness of escape to those the unrelenting race has determined to assimilate. Show More Summary
If you’ve been blessed enough to avoid them yourself, you’ve definitely heard the horror stories. Late night, crushing out a ton of work, writing, coding, anything, then boom - your computer crashes. The battery blows, you spill water or coffee all over the place, or it just shuts down with no explanation, and you’re screwed. Show More Summary
Ten, fifteen years from now, hybrid clouds with vastly improved wireless connectivity will be the sum total of your personal computing experience.
There’s no doubt that organisations of all sizes are looking to cloud computing for IT cost savings and the ability to remain competitive as technology becomes a key part of doing business. But there are associated challenges for companies that do adopt cloud technology. We take a look at some of the top concerns for companies when it comes to cloud computing. More »
"91% of adults in the survey “agree” or “strongly agree” that consumers," shares a 2014 Pew Research study, "have lost control over how personal information is collected and used by companies." Unfortunately, that perception may be tied...Show More Summary
Bell Canada and IBM have announced a new partnership to expand the cloud computing services available through Bell Business Cloud. Businesses across Canada will have access to the IBM Cloud through a secure, high-speed connection provided by Bell, which, according to the carrier’s projection, will simplify the way customers adopt and build out their hybrid […]
Such is the complexity of cloud computing systems that […]
By Sarah McBride and Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Global economic uncertainty and worries about weak spending on information technology are forcing investors in cloud computing stocks and related enterprise companies to take a reality check. Show More Summary
More company technology workloads are shifting to both public and private clouds, with a notable emphasis on hybrid cloud adoption. At this time, organizations are using or piloting at least six different clouds, on average. Also, the epicenter of public cloud appears to be the Seattle area -- while Amazon [...]
UBS’s hardware analyst Steve Milunovich today offers a couple of think pieces on cloud computing and where it’s going, drawing upon the work of an academic and a consultant. The large takeaway is that 2016 is a year for “value” in tech,...Show More Summary
Cloud computer security technology vendor Qualys (QLYS) this afternoon reported Q4 revenue that ever-so-slightly missed analysts’ expectations, but beat on the bottom line, and forecast revenue and profit this quarter and the full year...Show More Summary
Experts say Microsoft's Project Natick could give the world better online services by putting computer servers under the sea
These days, cloud computing is increasingly prevalent in our digital existence. TNW Deals is currently offering a three-pack Cloud Computing Training Course on for just $39, taking you from newbie to exam-ready engineer in the making with certifiable ability in no time. Show More Summary
Analytics -- with its massive quantities of data requiring plenty of processing juice and storage space -- is a natural fit for the cloud. Organizations are still dipping their toes into the possibilities, but this is about to accelerate dramatically. That's the takeaway from a recent survey conducted by IDG and [...]
Before Mike McDerment co-founded the cloud-based accounting software service FreshBooks, he ran a website design firm catering to small-business clients. It was there that McDerment kept bumping up against a problem that eventually drove him to start his current company.