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Cloud Integration for Hybrid IT – Balancing Business Self-Service and IT Control

The Cloud Data Management Imperative

It’s no longer a question of if your company will be adopting cloud-based solutions, but when and how many. Gartner predicts worldwide software as a service (SaaS) application revenue will reach $22.1 billion by 2015.The industry [...]

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The Cloud Data Management Imperative

It’s no longer a question of if your company will be adopting cloud-based solutions, but when and how many. Gartner predicts worldwide software as a service (SaaS) application revenue will reach $22.1 billion by 2015.The industry analyst firm also predicts that by the end of 2016, more than [...]

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CloudTimes announced today that it will partner with CDM Media for the upcoming CIO Cloud Summit, May 7-8, 2013, in New York City.

The CIO Cloud Summit is the leading event for C-level executives to address current issues and challenges surrounding cloud computing, and to identify transformational opportunities the technology holds for [...]

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With four out of five Americans now using social networks, the era of social networking clearly has arrived, creating significant implications for enterprises. Today, there are compelling rewards for embracing social networks—and potentially severe penalties for putting it off any longer.

This white paper outlines four key ground rules for engaging with social networks in order to [...]

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Some large banks like ING are excited about Cloud technology due to a number of its advantages, such as zero up-front capital requirement, shared service delivery via the Internet, its pay-for-use environment, and its agility. There are also banks who are wary of the risks and are closely watching from the sidelines, waiting for [...]

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Adobe’s Creative Cloud is a subscription-based software package that provides access to all of Adobe Creative Suite 6′s applications plus a host of new additions. The applications will still be stored on the user’s local drive, but will work around a cloud-based community interface.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Product or Service?

Now that Adobe [...]

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The True Business Value of Big Data

According to a lot of experts and IT managers, while big data holds a lot of promise and potential, the main concern with the collection of massive volumes of data from various sources is how to use it for new business purposes.

IT vendors and industry [...]

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According to a lot of experts and IT managers, while big data holds a lot of promise and potential, the main concern with the collection of massive volumes of data from various sources is how to use it for new business purposes.

IT vendors and industry experts frequently talk about the Continue Reading

It isn’t possible to automate data science and decisions because they are dependent on domain expertise and human judgment. According to Columbia historian Matthew Jones, data science isn’t algorithms although it is dependent on it.  Data science can’t be reduced to articulated rules because experience and expertise belong to a particular domain and that [...]

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Those using the Amazon Web Services cloud services now have access to enhanced features to keep track of usage, which also means better control over spending.

The new free features is called AWS Detailed Billing Reports and Consolidated Billing, which include the ability to break down usage costs by the hour and type [...]

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Dell World 2012 brought together more than 6000 people including customers, partners, media, analysts and employees, for three days of relationship, education and induction strategy and Dell solutions to solve newer IT challenges customers facing currently.

At Dell World, Dell announced that today more and more customers around the world rely on their [...]

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There’s not much need for another study concluding that security is a road block to cloud adoption – plenty of research has proven that security in the cloud is one central consideration for enterprises. Server security fundamentals are critical in in cloud environments, especially in public cloud servers hosting applications.

According to a survey [...]

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The CloudTimes Year in Review – And 2013 Cloud Predictions

2012 was very big year for social media, with many of the industry leaders gaining a much more solid and larger foothold in the market, as well as being more ingrained in the mainstream culture. Facebook in particular, has proven itself to be [...]

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By Deney Dentel

Disasters are unpredictable. They can strike at any time and cause irreparable damage. Its devastating effect has questioned the survivability of several business organizations. Studies reveal that more than 25% of companies are closed due to disasters and are never reopened.

You must be aware that business continuity and data availability [...]

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By Sue Poremba

Use of cloud services at home, in the workplace and in large enterprises has steadily and significantly increased. Now we are seeing a similar trend with mobile devices and cloud technology. Mobile devices are already accessing a number of cloud services, such as Dropbox, and more third-party applications utilize cloud computing [...]

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In a recent customer conference of Amazon Web Services in Las Vegas, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced that 95% of his firm’s storage and computation requirements are already being provided by AWS. According to him, by the end of 2013 Netflix will be 100% on Amazon Web Services and will be the largest company [...]

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Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remained unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. READ MORE
How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
Gartner: BYOD to Take Center Stage For Mobile App Use by 2017
More and more companies encourage their employees to work on their devices, thus reducing the cost of computer equipment, but also increase the cost to maintain licenses and safety. READ MORE
Maturity in the Cloud: Start Thinking Like a Grown-Up
Despite the inclination to wait until all of the cloud’s kinks have been worked out, holding off on cloud initiatives until the industry matures won’t guarantee success. READ MORE
PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
10 Cloud Computing Game Changers
Here are the ten most influential cloud computing companies, and the reason why. READ MORE