- Fusion-io Launches Intelligent Virtualization VM Environments
Fusion-io, a world leader in flash-based memory management, introduces a solution for increasing the performance of flash in virtual server environments. With an update of ioTurbine software, Fusion-io offered up to 40 times increased performance for applications in VM environments, doubling the number of VMs and unloading of SAN solutions.
Compatible with the [...]
- Facebook Plans Mobile Reader to Boost Advertising Revenue
The future is mobile and Facebook is doing everything not to miss the boat in the triumph of tablets and smartphones. First the company introduced Facebook Home and later they introduced Facebook Phone. Last week, for example, Facebook had introduced hashtags to facilitate the search of themes and messages.
Now, Facebook wants to [...]
- Cloud Expo 2013 Silicon Valley Call for Papers Now Open
CloudTimes is proud to be a media sponsor for this year’s Cloud Expo 2013 in Santa Clara, CA.
Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over!
- HP Wants to Conquer the Big Data Market with HAVEn
Analyze large volumes of data not only promotes the application of new software and other connectors, but also increases the need for computing hardware, servers storage, etc. With its portfolio analytics, knowledge management, security and monitoring, HP offers a new platform for Big Data.
Under the project name HAVEn, HP has announced a [...]
- Larry Ellison Makes Peace with Microsoft, Signs Strategic Alliance on Cloud Computing
The former arch enemies Microsoft and Oracle join forces in a new partnership in the field of cloud computing. The partnership will enhance the compatibility of certain Oracle software (including Java, WebLogic Server and Oracle Database) with the Microsoft Windows Azure or Windows Server Hyper-V platform.
Did an Alliance Become Necessary?
Oracle and [...]
- MeriTalk Survey Projects $500 Billion Federal Saving from Big Data, but Agencies Lack Plans, Resources
Despite some financial problems which have arisen in connection with which came into effect on March 1 this year, the US federal agencieshave significantly stepped up efforts aimed at the implementation of new solutions in the field of processing large amounts of data (Big Data) and plans to further reduce their costs [...]
- Google Fights Child Pornography
Google has recently announced plans to launch a new campaign that will be instrumental in eliminating child porn on the Internet. Google is planning to throw money at the problem, and while there are many agencies that have already tried and failed to stop child porn on the Internet in the past, including ones [...]
- Hadoop-as-a-Service Market is Growing at 54.9% CAGR to Reach $13.9 Billion by 2017
Apache Hadoop is a distributed parallel processing technology, which is applied in the various industry verticals to perform large-scale data analysis. Most data collected by organizations contains unstructured data. Using Hadoop-based tools, organization can analyze real-time data such as audio, video, email, and machine-generated data from a multitude of sensors and data from external [...]
- Microsoft Upgrades Windows Azure with Mobile and ERP Support, Advanced Security
Windows Azure is the platform used by application developers to create cloud based applications. As it turns out, more than 50 percent of firms in the global Fortune 500 are already using the Windows Azure cloud services.
Microsoft noted that the expansion of client coverage coincides with the growth of the market of [...]
- Which Effect Does PRISM Have on the Cloud?
A recent report by UK publication The Guardian has revealed that the National Security Agency has a top secret program called PRISM, which gives them unbridled access to the systems of Facebook, Google, Apple, and other Internet giants from the US. The Guardian managed to verify the authenticity of the document, which consists of [...]
- MailChimp Announces New Big Data Service: Wavelength And Omnivore
With over 2 million subscribers all over the globe, boasting of 3.2 billion messages being sent on a monthly basis, MailChimp is unequivocally considered as one of the largest and most influential email marketing service providers, with clients that range from large enterprises to SMEs and even one-man basement marketers.
Against the many talks [...]
- IBM Introduces Big Data Offering for Human Resources
Big Data is everything. The analysis of large amounts of unstructured data is one of the four major trends in the world. IBM announced its solutions and services dedicated to Big Data analysis of employee data with the key to improved organizational performance.
Recruitment and retention of highly qualified staff is an important aspect [...]
- News Digest June 23, 2013
Attack-as-a-Service: Criminals in the CloudIt seems like the benefits of the cloud appeal not just to businesses but also to criminals, as there are now reports that cyber criminals who are using the cloud to generate new revenue streams and as a means of simplifying their [...]
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