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One of the most contentious problems in the IT industry is the fact that applications have always been the driving force behind infrastructure. The advancements in hardware or infrastructure have always been held back or limited by the desire to be backwards compatible; from batch processing to web applications and even LAMP stack, all [...]

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It is no surprise that cloud technologies are changing the way organizations consume technology radically. Cloud computing allows small and medium enterprises to devote more resources to develop its business, using cutting-edge tools and adopt international standards.

Small and mid-sized businesses are excellent candidates for cloud computing service. The reason for this is [...]

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Article written by Claudio Erba, CEO of Docebo.

In recent years, various organizations of different nature have used at least once e-learning as a training method that can respond to a specific need. Although about 50% of the market is actually represented by the U.S., in Europe there are different realities, whose choices  are [...]

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Many vendors talk about SaaS (Software as a Service) as the paradigm of software application. SaaS model has passed the stage of adapting applications to customer relationship management (CRM) and management of human capital (HCM), Business Intelligence and platform and middleware solutions. While all of these areas continue to show high growth potential in [...]

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In the recent concluded Amazon Web Services Summit in New York, Dr Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon provided some insight highlighting how cloud computing particularly public cloud computing will transforms future business market.

Vogels claims seven essential technology transformations will create strong foundations for enterprises to adopt cloud computing. Vogels ideas were well supported by [...]

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By Dave Meizlik, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Dome9 Security

“Cloud” is one of the most over used and least understood words in technology these days, so it’s little surprise that there’s so much confusion about its security.  Popular ideas, right or wrong, can gain traction and become accepted truths, so to provide [...]

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Cloud Expo & Big Data Expo

CloudTimes is proud to sponsor one of the key events in Cloud Computing and Big Data this year: Cloud Expo in New York, which now has been extended to focus specifically on Big Data.

A massive 93% of financial decision makers believe that Cloud Computing will be important to [...]

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The Gartner Executive Programs (EXP) survey shows that CIOs’ top two technology priorities are implementing virtualization and cloud computing technologies to reduce capital expenditures (CAPEX) and operating expenditures (OPEX) and increase agility and flexibility. Two-thirds of organizations have virtualized 50% or less of their infrastructure, and 29% say the primary roadblock is the lack [...]

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Microsoft is all set to offer some $60,000 worth of free cloud services to a select group of small-time software businesses. The BizSpark Plus initiative will be offering the free service in order to hasten the early stage startups’ success. According to Clifford de With, Microsoft South Africa platform lead and developer, the said [...]

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The network solutions company, Juniper, is anticipating 60 percent growth in the next couple of years due to its cloud computing strategy and focus on telecommunications service providers.

Juniper knows that internet users will start looking past devices, gadgets or hardware. Focus will be on services and gadgets will have to “learn” how to [...]

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In a recent report by Deltek, Inc. about the Federal Cloud Computing Services Market, 2012-2017: “GovWin IQ” claimed that federal government agencies are tapping into the Cloud due to the cost savings cloud computing is offering. These government agencies also recognize that they need to streamline their IT environments as well as sunset their legacy [...]

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Cloud Computing and Big Data have been the hope and challenge for many companies. Companies believe that the cloud holds all the answers to their data problems. The idea is to utilize and maximize the unlimited scalability of the public cloud for corporate needs resulting to more cost-efficient and more elastic solutions.

Like most [...]

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Article written by Jason Currill, CEO of Ospero.

When SaaS first emerged in the early 90s, businesses and consumers alike dreamed of a world where the capex for software no longer cost anywhere between a few thousand and up to several millions of dollars, and new releases made their purchase obsolete in a few [...]

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By Fairlane Raymundo

CloudFlare has been around for more than two years and the adaptation rate is impressive. They claim that more than 450 million users pass through CloudFlare and they want to continue growing. Essentially, their vision is to clean up the web. They want to get rid of spams and make the web faster.

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For better gathering of intelligence in Afghanistan, the Army of the United States of America, in partnership with some companies in Wisconsin, is tapping the cloud computing services. The Army has awarded the $19.5M contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. for the computer services. The cloud will be used to remotely process, manage, and store [...]

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Logicworks, a leading provider of cloud computing and managed hosting service, and GigaOm, released the results of their recently completed survey, “Deploying Big Data 2012: Strategies for IT Departments.”

The survey which was conducted by Logicworks and compiled and executed by GigaOm Pro, the research firm of GigaOm, reveals nearly 50 percent [...]

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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
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PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
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