As cloud computing technology matured, people eventually realized that hybrid cloud has its place, as it managed to change the way businesses consume cloud resources while also filling in gaps in the workload functionality of the technology. As time went by, the technology has matured further and businesses were able to connect [...]

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By Vic Nyman

Several industry leaders have declared that 2013 will be The Year of the Hybrid Cloud. Cloud as a business concept has taken off – Amazon Web Services revenue is projected to grow to $3.8 Billion in 2013, with continued rapid growth projected for several years out.  Hybrid Cloud [...]

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GoDaddy is currently undergoing a significant transformation in their efforts to provide more value to customers, and probably as a way of keeping up with the rapid advancements in the field. The newest addition to their series of 21st century makeovers is the roll-out of a Content-Delivery Network, or CDN.

What’s a [...]

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Red Hat was able to close a deal with ManageIQ last month for $104 million. With its new acquisition, the company will be able to strengthen its CloudForms infrastructure-as-a-service management tool. Meant to be offered as a “single [...]

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On the occasion of the Open Compute Summit which was held from January 16 to 17 in Santa Clara, the giants of the computer industry have strides toward the goal of setting standards for the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware.

The Open Compute Project (OCP) draft initiated [...]

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In October 2012, Oracle announced that it is set to introduce infrastructure-as-a-service systems so that organizations can implement in-house IaaS and pay for it monthly. The report said that it is not competing with Amazon Web Services but, instead, the company [...]

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Infographic compiled by TrackVia on corporate infrastructure’s move into the cloud.

Highlights include:

Currently 46% of business data is stored outside of internal IT structures Nearly 3 our of 4 companies use the cloud Virtualization has the potential to save 60-70% of the energy dedicated to servers Companies are estimated [...]

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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 itself to be one of the most influential players and a fairly [...]

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In a press release by the Gartner Data Center 2012 Co-chairs Milind Govekar and Andrew Butler, they noted that mobile, big data, social, and cloud computing technology trends are keeping infrastructure and operations professionals up on their toes. Along with pressures to optimize costs, increase revenues, and deliver savings, data center professionals [...]

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Cross-border activities is now seeing unmitigated expansion with the help of an ever-improving and ever-dominant technology. Through the Internet, communication and commerce is able to continue unimpeded by geographical distances and jurisdictions. It is the perfect example of a “global village,” in which the world has become so interconnected that it starts [...]

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The International Data Corporation recently released its report which predicts IT cloud services’ revenues to reach $43.2 billion in the United States of America by 2016. The amount is comparatively large, up by 18.5% from its 2011 amount of $18.5 billion. The public IT cloud offerings include services for both [...]

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Earlier this week, Google announced a significant increase in its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offer with an increase in the number of virtual machine sizes available to the US and Europe customers from 4 to 40.

In addition to the new types of instances, the company reduced the price of its [...]

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An updated forecast has been recently released for enterprise software and cloud computing. This is due to the increasing influence of security, mobility, integration of legacy systems, and analytics which are now being taken into consideration by IT corporate heads in their buying decisions. In an Continue Reading

The volume of investments in cloud computing is increasing more rapidly than investment in IT in general. SaaS-system occupies a stable position in enterprise-class particularly in CRM and ERP solutions.

One of the most promising trends in SaaS-applications is the mutual integration of various SaaS-services, including those developed by different vendors. The [...]

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A law firm can benefit from cloud computing like any other industry, but the benefits it gets are more pronounced due to the fact that manpower in a law firm is significantly more expensive due to the specialized knowledge and skillsets the company needs, so the more manpower they free up due [...]

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Cloud computing has the potential to solve a lot of the problems that are being encountered by organizations these days with regard to expansion, cost effectiveness, and Information Technology. The concept itself has attracted the attention of big players in the government, business, and in the IT industry. However, many of the [...]

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