The annual report of research firm Gartner the market for IaaS cloud computing shows that no clear leader (Amazon Web Services) and someone who clearly defies (Microsoft Azure). And then there are all the others. The market is dominated by only a few suppliers, especially by Amazon Web Services, but also [...]

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To meet the needs of companies for intensive treatment of very large volumes of data, Amazon Web Services announced new instances called D2 based on the Elastic Compute Cloud infrastructure (EC2) and intending to process very large volumes of data through additional computing power.

Amazon said that “with enhanced networking and [...]

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It is not a surprise: Amazon Web Services (AWS) remain by far the most used public cloud worldwide. According to the latest RightScale 2015 State of the Cloud Report, the penetration rate still rose by three points in twelve months, from 54% in 2014 to 57% in 2015.

But, again according [...]

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For most small and mid-sized businesses the future is all about growth, and a cloud-based approach to information technology is inherently supportive of growth strategies.

“Utilizing capital or allocating resources to manage IT solutions is a distraction from their core business,” says Todd Goodbinder, national vice president of sales at Continue Reading

Market dynamics vary considerably when considering cloud market size and growth in different regions of the world market. In general, emerging markets in Asia Pacific show the highest rates of growth, while being the smallest as compared to the global markets.

Gartner in a new report predicts the public cloud services [...]

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Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the market for cloud infrastructure services and pressuring beating Google and Amazon, according to a new study. While Amazon, the market leader in cloud, maintained its position. But Amazon market share is not larger now than its four closest competitors combined, said a report from [...]

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The market for cloud security market is growing over the next five years with an average of 15 percent per year to 8.71 billion in 2019, reports research firm MarketsandMarkets.

The report “Cloud Security Market (Cloud IAM/IDAASS, DLP, Web Security, Email Security, Cloud IDS/IPS, SIEM, Encryption Services, BCDR, Network Security, Cloud [...]

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At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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Each year, Gartner Magic Quadrant establishes its intended public cloud providers, examining the top 15 players in the market, and subsequently classifies according to their understanding of market needs and their capacity to answer customers need. This year, Gartner has released its study of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution [...]

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The cloud provides the ability to store large amounts of data. Research has now also shown that big data plays a major role in the growth of public cloud computing services.

According to a report from Technology Business Review Inc. (TBR), public cloud providers are using big data to drive their [...]

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McAfee Labs has published a report with the predictions of threats in 2014 (McAfee Labs 2014 Threats Predictions), where in the list along with the apocalyptic threat of cyber-attacks on infrastructure, big data, and PC, there is also an attack on data breaches and data loss, denials of service, and [...]

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Cloud computing services are increasingly moving into the future in the government sector. However, the adaptation is slow due to security, privacy and regulatory matters. The market research firm MarketsandMarkets assume that government agencies will invest $18.48 billion dollars in cloud computing by 2018.

The report “Government Cloud Market By Agency [...]

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A leader such as Amazon, which sat with appropriate services (e.g. AWS or S3) in time standards in the cloud, is constantly under attack. Google entered the cloud business with Google Compute Engine and then Microsoft is aggressively highlighting its Azure cloud platform.

A new cloud offering is [...]

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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has published the first in a series of industry and technology-specific predictions of information and telecommunications technology industry (ICT) for the coming year. IDC predictions for 2014 are strongly influenced by the third platform as the next platform in the industry for growth and innovation on the [...]

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Large enterprises public cloud services like Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace are more focused on providing infrastructure services to cloud computing high performance and flexibility, aimed at those sites and applications that have significant volumes of traffic. The latest to join the party is Google with Google Compute Engine.

After a year [...]

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There is a new disturbance building up in the cloud as a new wave of computing trends rise to popularity. One of them is the rising audience and user market for Docker. Here is a peek of what to expect in the complicated arena of cloud computing in 2014.

Amazon Web Services [...]

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