As you know, everything is mobile, connected, interactive, and immediate. This is exactly why organizations need a highly agile IT infrastructure in order to keep pace with extreme fluctuations in business demand. This book will help you understand why infrastructure convergence has been widely accepted as the optimal approach for simplifying and [...]

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IBM is targeting a market where the technology giant is considered as a newcomer. A major change in a society that generally deals with the largest corporations and governments around the world, IBM will increase its efforts to sell the so-called cloud computing services to medium-sized companies. The company has lined up [...]

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Featured Startup: Double Dutch

On September 23, 2012 By

Double Dutch is a new startup that develops mobile productivity software targeted towards business customers. They currently have 2 products released on the market; the CRM engagement app called Hive, and Flock, which is a white label platform that automates the creation of a social, branded app.

Double Dutch was [...]

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The already huge amount of data generated by businesses, users and devices, has experienced explosive growth in the near future will require analysis for competitive advantage. The key to productivity will transform big data into business intelligence.

The problem of big data is about to become relevant for large enterprises, and [...]

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For those individuals who want to invest in cloud computing stocks, the best advice you can have is to ensure that you have chosen the right company to invest in. Basically, you can do this by comparing the company with important statistics and financial [...]

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According to a report recently published by the research firm IDC, global spending on public IT cloud services is expected to reach the $100 billion milestone in 2016 as a result of companies starting to migrate their operations to the cloud services model.

The IDC made a note of defining public IT [...]

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Google may be taking too long to build up their Google Apps ESN (Enterprise Social Networking) features at a time when it has turned into vital part of workplace collaboration suites.

Google recently started taking steps to tailor their Google+ social networking site into one that Apps users can use to improve [...]

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The power of very big supporters of OpenStack has become more evident in recent weeks. In less than two years, the open source platform OpenStack cloud deployment drew the attention of the biggest players in the industry. Companies such as Rackspace, through its private cloud, already offer free OpenStack distribution. [...]

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OpenStack just recently released its third distribution. With the release, some people are experiencing déjà vu because they see some similarity with Linux’s early days. Piston Cloud Computing released the latest OpenStack version as [...]

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Online storage provider SpiderOak has recently started offering enterprises a way to use their cloud sync, backup, and sharing service from behind the safety of a firewall via an enterprise-targeted service dubbed the Blue Private Cloud.

SpiderOak originally launched in 2007 as a clout storage provider for consumers, in the same year as [...]

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The explosive growth of the Internet has changed everything. Whether companies liked it or not, they found themselves working online and racking up huge amounts of data about customers and their behavior.

These days, the Internet giants do business with the information they collect about users and the knowledge obtained from the [...]

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Over the past few months, the popularity and growth of cloud services has increased exponentially as consumers start to realize that the cloud is their only solution to their ever-increasing demand for both computing power and storage space. Companies, therefore, need to prioritize new cloud-based service offerings in order to take advantage [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to announce its continuous media partnership with GigaOM. The media company GigaOM has been organizing an impressive series of events around cloud computing, big data and mobile technologies. CloudTimes has been a sponsor since 2011 for events such as: Structure:Data in New York, Mobilize 2011, Structure 2011 and [...]

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The future evolution of big data to collect and analyze massive sets of information could lead to ground-breaking changes in business, political, and social enterprises, but at the same time could bring potential drawbacks.

A new Pew Internet/Elon University survey of 1,021 Internet experts, observers, research scientists and stakeholders found [...]

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Business leaders are serious about delivering Big Data information to the right set of people and are accumulating both structured and unstructured data at unprecedented rates, but are falling short on turning data into revenue.

According to research report from Oracle – “From Overload to Impact: An Industry Scorecard on Big [...]

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by Paula Skokowski

Where’s Your Data?

In the world of IT, what could be more fundamental than keeping control of enterprise data and making that data accessible to authorized employees? Yet today, a growing number of IT organizations find it challenging to meet this requirement.

Why?

The consumerization of IT and the dawn [...]

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