According to a report by MeriTalk, IT as a service (ITaaS) can save $11 billion to health care organizations or 9 percent, of their costs over the next three years.
ITaaS, a combination of software as a service, platform as a service [...]Continue Reading →
PRISM is the top secret electronic security surveillance program of the US National Security Agency (NSA). It began operations in 2007 with the supervision and collaboration of the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
After the leak given by NSA contractor Edward Snowden, [...]Continue Reading →
Migration to cloud business solutions may actually benefit the company’s financial and energy capabilities. The energy efficiency of the cloud IT infrastructure was confirmed as the result findings of the 6-month research study from the Lawrence Berkeley National’s Computational Research Development (CRD) Laboratory and the Environmental Energy Technologies (EETD) of the Northwestern’s [...]Continue Reading →
Compute resources and capacity are undergoing a revolution – no longer a specialized good or service, compute is becoming a commodity, able to be traded on an exchange just like wheat, oil and coal. As such, compute resources, including CPU, RAM and storage, could be easily bought and sold on a liquid [...]Continue Reading →
First is the fact that the number of e-commerce sites continue to increase, which simply means that attackers [...]Continue Reading →
Fusion-io, a world leader in flash-based memory management, introduces a solution for increasing the performance of flash in virtual server environments. With an update of ioTurbine software, Fusion-io offered up to 40 times increased performance for applications in VM environments, doubling the number [...]Continue Reading →
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Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over!
The 13th [...]Continue Reading →
The former arch enemies Microsoft and Oracle join forces in a new partnership in the field of cloud computing. The partnership will enhance the compatibility of certain Oracle software (including Java, WebLogic Server and Oracle Database) with the Microsoft Windows Azure or Windows Server Hyper-V platform.
Did an Alliance Become Necessary? [...]Continue Reading →
Despite some financial problems which have arisen in connection with which came into effect on March 1 this year, the US federal agencies have significantly stepped up efforts aimed at the implementation of new solutions in the field of processing large amounts of data (Big Data) and plans to further reduce [...]Continue Reading →
Google has recently announced plans to launch a new campaign that will be instrumental in eliminating child porn on the Internet. Google is planning to throw money at the problem, and while there are many agencies that have already tried and failed to stop child porn on the Internet in the past, [...]Continue Reading →
Windows Azure is the platform used by application developers to create cloud based applications. As it turns out, more than 50 percent of firms in the global Fortune 500 are already using the Windows Azure cloud services.
Microsoft noted that the expansion of client coverage coincides with the growth of the [...]Continue Reading →
A recent report by UK publication The Guardian has revealed that the National Security Agency has a top secret program called PRISM, which gives them unbridled access to the systems of Facebook, Google, Apple, and other Internet giants from the US. The Guardian managed to verify the authenticity of the document, which [...]Continue Reading →
With over 2 million subscribers all over the globe, boasting of 3.2 billion messages being sent on a monthly basis, MailChimp is unequivocally considered as one of the largest and most influential email marketing service providers, with clients that range from large enterprises to SMEs and even one-man basement marketers.
Against the [...]Continue Reading →
It seems like the benefits of the cloud appeal not just to businesses but also to criminals, as there are now reports that cyber criminals who are using the cloud to generate new revenue streams and as a means [...]Continue Reading →
It seems like the benefits of the cloud appeal not just to businesses but also to criminals, as there are now reports that cyber criminals who are using the cloud to generate new revenue streams and as a means of simplifying their infrastructure. In what can [...]Continue Reading →