- IT-as-a-Service to Save $11 Billion in Health IT
According to a report by MeriTalk, IT as a service (ITaaS) can save $11 billion to health care organizations or 9 percent, of their costs over the next three years.
ITaaS, a combination of software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service, The results of its new report, [...]
- Deep Inside PRISM and the NSA
PRISM is the top secret electronic security surveillance program of the US National Security Agency (NSA). It began operations in 2007 with the supervision and collaboration of the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
After the leak given by NSA contractor Edward Snowden, PRISM is [...]
- Oracle and Microsoft Become Friends
It may seem like a surprise, considering that many of their products are direct competitors, but Oracle and Microsoft have recently joined forces, in order to introduce Oracle’s database, application server, Java API, and other products to Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.
- Join Us at OSCON – Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon
Ever stay up all night writing code just because? Feel that way again.
Here’s the hard truth about your work: there’s a lot of it, and it’s always changing. When you’re immersed in a project or racing to meet a deadline, you’re focused on the task of the day—but tomorrow’s coming at you, at warp [...]
- Public Cloud Computing Saves Energy
Migration to cloud business solutions may actually benefit the company’s financial and energy capabilities. The energy efficiency of the cloud IT infrastructure was confirmed as the result findings of the 6-month research study from the Lawrence Berkeley National’s Computational Research Development (CRD) Laboratory and the Environmental Energy Technologies (EETD) of the Northwestern’s McCormick School [...]
- Is Facebook Bing’s Unique Selling Proposition?
If you think Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine is satisfied with being the 2nd most used search engine, and has already given up the fight, you are very wrong. In fact, Microsoft is currently offering something unique, something that Google can’t offer right now: a more extensive use of Facebook content, which Google can’t [...]
- CloudSigma Participating in Deutsche Börse’s Industry-First, Vendor-Neutral Cloud Marketplace
Compute resources and capacity are undergoing a revolution – no longer a specialized good or service, compute is becoming a commodity, able to be traded on an exchange just like wheat, oil and coal. As such, compute resources, including CPU, RAM and storage, could be easily bought and sold on a liquid market, as [...]
- Cloud Computing May Reduce 95% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The Global e-Sustainability Initiative(GeSI), the global association that promotes Green IT and promote the goal IT equipment a tool for assessing the sustainability performance of suppliers of raw materials and components to manufacture, revealed in a report that increased use of cloud computing services will reduce the dependence on energy and save [...]
- How to Protect Your E-Commerce Site
Over the past few years, the number of e-commerce data breaches have risen exponentially, and the increase in numbers and frequency show no signs of slowing down, mainly due to a number of reasons:
First is the fact that the number of e-commerce sites continue to increase, which simply means that attackers who are [...]
- European Commission Urges Increased Security for Cloud Computing
A group of experts appointed by European Commission will scrutinize how European cloud computing contracts are established. It will also try to develop a standard contract.
The European Commission launched a call for applications to recruit people from the industry, academia and other profiles, to establish a group of experts whose mission is to [...]
- News Digest June 30, 2013
Fusion-io Launches Intelligent Virtualization VM EnvironmentsFusion-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 [...]
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