At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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Among the flurry of news announced during the WWDC event by Apple as part of its annual developer conference, there were over a very interesting announcement made by Apple in the cloud in a way that sounds very similar to Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.

Apple introduced CloudKit, a [...]

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After years of fighting in the market for cloud services and CRM solutions dedicated to companies, Microsoft and Salesforce.com joined forces by announcing the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership for mutual integration of their flagship solutions.

The agreement provides that the Salesforce CRM solution is integrated with the Windows OS, the [...]

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Each year, Gartner Magic Quadrant establishes its intended public cloud providers, examining the top 15 players in the market, and subsequently classifies according to their understanding of market needs and their capacity to answer customers need. This year, Gartner has released its study of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution [...]

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According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the worldwide market for Hadoop set to grow to $50.2 billion by 2020 from $2.0 billion in 2013 with a CAGR of 58.2% between 2013 and 2020.

The research titled, “Hadoop Market (Hardware, Software, Services and HaaS, End Use Application, and [...]

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Not that this is really a surprise, Oracle took the OpenStack Summit being held in Atlanta in the United States to announce a formal alignment between Oracle Linux, the Linux distribution, and OpenStack. The open source cloud framework will be supported by the Linux OS group and Oracle VM.

Users of [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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Most experts believe that the data center as we know today will undergo major changes over the next decade. Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) will play a crucial role in data centers, while the way in which data centers are powered going to change altogether. This predicts Emerson Network Power in the [...]

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Structure 2014

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The cloud is the computer.

Structure 2014 — As we consider what’s next for IT, the use of cloud-based resources is becoming the primary direction leading us to more agility, quicker time-to-market, and doing this all at a reduced cost. At the same time, infrastructure must evolve to [...]

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The emergence of wireless technologies, smart products and complete software solutions, also commonly known as the Internet of Things is set to play a central role in intensifying the volume of data that is being collected.

EMC Corporation announced results of the EMC seventh Digital Universe in measuring and projecting [...]

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The economic consequences of the NSA scandal are anything but marginal. But the effects in monetary terms are only part of the problem – the point is that Edward Snowden revelations of NSA scandal has changed the perception of IT industry towards cloud computing.

Nearly ninety percent of the ICT [...]

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Intel has decided to abandon its own developments around Hadoop. Rather than develop itself a distribution of Java framework for big data optimized for its processors, the chipmaker now preferred to ally with one of the pure players in the sector – Cloudera and even to become its largest shareholder. Intel [...]

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is destined to profoundly transform the data center market, its customers, suppliers, technology and patterns of sales and marketing. The research firm Gartner estimates that the IoT installation base will increase to 26 billion by 2020 and the connected devices will spread to the [...]

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Google has made it clear for years that they’re determined to be the number one name in the cloud storage game. Google has announced a reduction in the price of their subscriptions to the service cloud storage, Google Drive, thanks to a series of infrastructure improvements.

While iCloud gives 5 GB [...]

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Microsoft is expanding its cloud office package Office 365 with new features and wants to better adapt the software to meet the advantage of social, big data and cloud computing. Microsoft will add software, development tools and functions to Office 365. The software giant wants to make its software suite in the [...]

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After analyzing the costs and benefits associated with the massive use of the cloud for seven companies, a study by Computer Economics concludes that it is better to migrate to cloud to save 15 percent of IT budget.

Buying software licenses for employees is really cheaper than subscribe to cloud services? [...]

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