Cisco says that by 2020 there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the Internet, The connected devices will be not just computers, tablets or smartphones, but sunglasses, watches, cars or vending machines that will be able to guess your tastes. The Internet of Things (IoT) will generate revenues [...]

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According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion in services in 2020. The services include hardware, embedded software, communications services and information services associated with the things.

IBM is investing heavily on smarter cities [...]

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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 [...]

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By Teyo Tyree, Puppet Labs

Enterprises look to adopt cloud operations practices more broadly. It is not just about IaaS and PaaS offerings.  The cloud effect is a continuation of the homogenization of infrastructure that started with virtualization. Homogenization has lowered operational costs and sped up new product delivery. Companies will begin [...]

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At this time of financial uncertainty, investors want to search for a winner and it’s to be expected. They don’t want to part with their hard-earned money only to find themselves losing in the end. Most of them will troop to Amazon because it’s been touted as the number one bookseller, even [...]

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Cloud storage is one of the many ways that organizations are leveraging cloud services today. With public and private cloud storage available from a number of well-known providers such as Amazon, AT&T, Nirvanix, RackSpace, Google, HP and OpenStack, and cloud storage gateway technologies enabling instant integration of cloud storage into existing IT [...]

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Brett Taylor, CTO of Facebook, today announced the company is participating in “a number of industry wide initiatives” intended to support the development of the mobile web, focusing on technology standards and payment enabling.

“Despite the incredible amount of work we have to do to make the mobile web great, I am [...]

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Hardware companies are on a downhill slope while server enterprises are on a steady uphill trek and startups continue to thrive in the IT industry. The question is, who among these cloud companies are on its way to the top. Obviously, and based on the current enterprise trend those with the best [...]

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Sprint is looking to offer “hosted collaborating services” to SMBs as a move to get into the cloud services market and ultimately help the company grow. The company plans to use its own data center to provide services.

Sprint is following the footsteps of other telecom companies like Verizon, who back in [...]

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Telephone and cable companies are very interested cloud services and are willing to invest huge amounts of money from acquisitions to partnerships just to get into the cloud market.

Telephone companies will find it easy to fit into the cloud technology, according to Verizon, because they already have their own network in [...]

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The Baptist System in Birmingham, Alabama and Henry Ford Health System in Detroit were chosen by AT&T to do the pilot testing on its new Medical Imaging and Information Management (MIIM) cloud service. This project will allow sharing of files like MRI and X-ray results between doctors using a special cloud platform. [...]

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For all of you who don’t have a chance to attend GigaOM’s Structure Conference next week in San Francisco: CloudTimes will be attending the event and reporting live on our site and via Twitter.

This year’s Structure conference will be less about whether cloud computing is a good idea and more [...]

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