In a recent report titled the India Cloud Market Overview, the International Data Corporation (IDC) stated that the Indian cloud market has grown by 70 percent last year (2012), and is expected to exhibit a 50 percent growth rate for the next three more years. It is said that the Indian cloud [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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The ever-changing Cloud Market is teeming with new solutions that add insight, expand reach, and improve performance for evidence-based marketing professionals. However, there’s just way too many of them coming out on a daily basis, and you really need to make an effort to weed the chaff in order to get [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

Now that cloud computing technology is on the rise and shows no signs of slowing down, there’s bound to be a big shake up in the industry, with cloud itself turning into a more common utility that has a great influence over IT suppliers.

Like any big industry shake-up, there will be [...]

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EMC Corporation has announced the results of the latest study Digital Universe, developed by IDC and sponsored by EMC, “Big Data, Bigger and Biggest Growth Digital Shadows in the Far East”. The report reveals that, despite the unprecedented expansion experienced by the digital universe, due to the massive volumes of data [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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