In May 2013, Facebook launched the Open Computer Project (OCP) with an aim to make the building blocks of their own data centers and publicly share under a free license with other companies. The OCP was launched with the aim of reducing hardware costs of Facebook and since then, the company [...]

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Cisco announced an extension of its partnership with Microsoft in the cloud and datacenters with the integration of a new technology platform. The partnership aim to offer a new joint technological platform designed to accelerate and facilitate service delivery providers in Cisco’s Intercloud membership, the global network of interconnected cloud environments.

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The convergence of the cloud, mobile, big data, social and other sensors, is generating huge new opportunities for companies to offer their customers and employees services and modes of interaction that were previously unimaginable.

Over the next few years Internet of Things (IoT) devices, sensors, applications and data center will talk more [...]

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If there is one area in which the cloud operators all agree, this is the one related to the protection of personal data. A highly strategic niche that aims to help reassure their ability to preserve the privacy of their clients.

Microsoft seeks to distinguish itself from other cloud service providers to [...]

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Is it realistic now to run in the cloud all applications required by a business? Most cloud computing providers use of cloud computing elements in a hybrid combination of public and private cloud to lure customers in 2014.

Apart from the discussion on the management, control, governance and the ecosystem within the [...]

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IDC estimates that the volume of digital data globally continue doubling every two years. Applications of analytical data not only allow companies better focus their business strategies but also carry the information security to a new level of efficiency to prevent fraud and electronic theft.

The technologies associated with the big data [...]

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IBM has received two patents in the United States to accelerate the data analysis in the cloud and make better use of existing cloud resources. The rights are named “Predictive Removal Of Runtime Data Using Attributes Characterizing” (US Patent # 8,639,809) and “Routing Service Requests Based on Actual Lowest cost within [...]

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With the goal to bring the United States to catch up with China in the field of supercomputers, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the creation of two ‘super brains’ that will push the world closer to exascale computing.

The DOE will have $325 million funding, which will be used in [...]

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The convergence of the cloud, mobile, big data, social and other sensors, is generating huge new opportunities for companies to offer their customers and employees services and modes of interaction that were previously unimaginable. People, things, machines and processes are becoming increasingly networked, creating a permanent channel between the real world and [...]

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While companies always move more activity in the cloud, they must remain vigilant on potential security vulnerabilities in their systems. It is on the basis of this observation that IBM has developed a range of services to secure cloud operations of enterprises with the same level of rigor as that applied [...]

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming businesses profoundly. It is an industry revolution taking place right now, and it will revolutionize the old frameworks of all business thinking. Cisco is working on a number of fronts to turn IoT’s many, many possibilities into reality. The challenge for those interested in IoT [...]

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In light of the many technology transitions that businesses face, such as in security, cloud, mobility and big data, the Software Defined Networking (SDN) is essential to ensure success in networking. HP aims to build an ecosystem of partners seeking to create solutions-driven applications that can generate value for customers with [...]

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There is no doubt that Software Defined Networking (SDN) can bring tremendous value to IT organizations. There is also no doubt that in the current environment, SDN is only suitable for early adopters. Given the immaturity of current API standards and products, any IT organization is looking to implement in the short [...]

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By Kyle Hailey

Most enterprise business customers today face a plethora of challenges in order to migrate their massive applications to the cloud environment. For instance, many enterprise applications are so large that one of the easiest ways to migrate a customer environment to the cloud is to physically ship the customer [...]

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After a month of testing, Amazon has announced that Zocalo, the service to store and share online documents, is now available worldwide for all customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Amazon announced the Zocalo service in July, the service is designed especially for corporate customers that want to save the data [...]

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Research firm IDC predicts that the global market for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) for the organization and cloud service provider segments will grow annually by 89 percent from 960 million dollars in 2014 to more than $8 billion in 2018.

As per the IDC study, SDN Momentum Builds in Datacenter and Enterprise [...]

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