The news came out last February 4 as he addressed the employees as the new CEO in the presence of outgoing officer, Steve Ballmer and company founder Bill Gates. The event took place in their office in Redmond, Washington.
Nadella said in his first announcement as CEO that he has his mind [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud computing continues to evolve as fast as the different seasons experienced nowadays. But the challenging issue all businesses are facing is the skills gap between cloud projects and the technology requirements needed in accomplishing the task. The lack of appropriate skills creates an imbalance for enterprises that in the end can [...]Continue Reading →
Amazon Web Services (AWS) third quarter revenue report continues to soar marking its climb towards its $1 Billion revenue mark. AWS, the unmatched ruler of the public cloud moves steadily on its third quarter sales. This was the prediction released by Technology Business Research, Incorporated (TBRI).
According to the research firm, AWS’s [...]Continue Reading →
Verizon has finally made public in the New York Interop Show the details of its new business cloud service, the Verizon Cloud. The company fearlessly announced last October 3 that the new IaaS offering will be more performance user friendly over other cloud providers, which obviously everybody knows pertain to [...]Continue Reading →
Oracle OpenWorld, which closed its doors yesterday, gave everyone a surprise when longtime rivals went up the same stage to announce their new partnership. Microsoft and Oracle have decided to put bygones be bygones as they venture into a new enterprise cloud.
This move was fueled by both companies’ desire [...]Continue Reading →
Small and Medium sized businesses can take a lot of benefit from embracing business cloud solutions. Cloud platforms allow SMEs to compete in the cloud giant-controlled environment, and gives the level playing field required to succeed in business.
Some small and medium companies are yet to fully realize the advantages that [...]Continue Reading →
VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will be the first and so far the only cloud provider that will be fully SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ready before the year-end. The partnership was announced by the vice president for global alliances and marketing for SUSE, Michael Miller. The alliance was made to make SUSE Linux [...]Continue Reading →
After almost a week of Google’s announcement that it will start to encrypt by default its Cloud Storage application, it is now being implemented. It initially encrypted the server-side of its new and active data even before they are stored in the cloud, then it will be followed by processing of old [...]Continue Reading →
The American cloud business industry looms as news about the PRISM surveillance system becomes a threat to everyone. Expert analysts project that cloud companies may lose $21.5 billion to $35 billion worth of revenue as a result of the National Security Agency (NSA) disclosure about the electronic surveillance data mining program.
Revelations [...]Continue Reading →
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been on the hot seat for a while now. First was the dispute with Amazon over the US Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) $600 million cloud service agreement, and now the issue about the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) probe of its accounting and financial declarations.
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Cloud business solutions have been growing at a skyrocketing speed especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Companies, however, need to realize that cloud contracts have a lot of security loopholes that need to be addressed ASAP. Cloud contracts have a lot of growing up to do according to the results of the [...]Continue Reading →
Lew Moorman of Rackspace has announced in a blog post Tuesday night that he is stepping down as president of the company. He, however, announced that he still intends to hold a board of director position for the company’s hosting and cloud computing services, which he has been an important contributor since [...]Continue Reading →
Amazon Web Services (AWS) made an appeal with a US federal court last Wednesday and filed a complaint against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The move is to get the court’s approval to have the cloud service agreement between the two agencies to push through, which was put [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud computing has gained leverage over the last decade as businesses are compelled to migrate to this new platform. Virtualization has capitalized on cost efficiency as its main strength for any industry. However, recent revelations has uncovered that there may be hidden costs that cloud providers are not showing.
Loopholes that may [...]Continue Reading →
After three months of closed testing since April 23 for its alpha version, BitTorrent Sync has now reached beta version. The decentralized file-synchronization tool released last week its beta version with its additional enhancements called the SyncArchive, and its new feature that allows mobile device access and support.
The Sync software from [...]Continue Reading →
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