News Digest November 4, 2012

  • CloudTimes Announces Media Partnership with CloudBeat

    It’s unlikely that any single player will dominate the cloud computing market in the foreseeable future, so more and more enterprise IT leaders are taking a pragmatic, creative approach and adopting a wide range of cloud solutions.

    Unlike nearly all other cloud events, CloudBeat 2012 is putting those customers (the adopters) front and […]

  • Gartner: Big Data Market is Worth $3.7 Trillion, Generating Over 4 Million Jobs by 2015

    The exponential growth of digital information generated is giving way to a high demand for skilled professionals. This was stated by Gartner in its latest Symposium/ITxpo event held in Orlando, USA.

    According to analyst estimates, in 2015 the market will generate over 4.4 million jobs directly to meet the needs of analytical and […]

  • Microsoft Adds Hadoop Support for Windows Server and Azure

    Microsoft is focusing primarily on the newly launched Windows 8 operating system, which according to experts is crucial for its further development. In the meantime, however, Microsoft also prefers to look after the growing market for big data.

    Microsoft wants to provide an opportunity for companies to deploy and manage one of the most […]

  • IBM Introduces New Security Solutions for Big Data, Mobility and Cloud

    IBM announced a wide range of security software solutions to help organizations protect their information and identities within and outside the company in massive data environments such as Big Data, mobile and cloud computing.

    Specifically, IBM presented ten products and improvements for organizations to deal with new security threats and challenges arising as a […]

  • The State of Cloud Computing Around the World: Europe

    A large number of potential adopters of cloud computing in Europe are averse to embracing the technology fully due to unfounded fears that it has unnecessary risks or dangers operations and management, resulting in the region falling behind a large part of the world.

    While there are specific challenges that need to be hurdled […]

  • Tecala Survey: CIOs to Increase Cloud Spending

    In a survey conducted by Tecala and released by ZDNet regarding the IT priorities of 136 IT managers and CIOs in Australia, the results revealed that almost 2/3 of businesses plan to increase their cloud computing spending for the next […]

  • The Future of Cloud and SaaS: Forecasts and Prospects

    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 trend will […]

  • Cloud Computing And Its Implications on Book Publishing

    E.L. James, author of Fifty Shades of Grey, is a living proof on how the cloud can truly help writers gain direct access to readers. Publishers are not as powerful as they were before. They are also not necessary. All the writers need is the cloud.

    Promotions of books also happen in the cloud, […]

  • Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of StorSimple

    Microsoft has recently announced its acquisition of Cloud-integrated Storage solutions leader StorSimple. With this new addition, Microsoft is said to help its users in embracing hybrid clouds efficiently. According to Microsoft’s Server and Tools Division Corporate Vice President Michael Park, StorSimple’s storage solutions can help its customers in integrating cloud storage with on-premise storage […]

  • Dell Enhances Data Center Infrastructure with Active Systems

    Dell unveils infrastructure solutions to enable companies to adopt innovative technologies and standardized datacenter. To this end, Dell offers comprehensive solutions that rely on a standardized architecture to optimize the use and development of resources. These solutions are developed with servers, storage and network infrastructure as well as Dell’s innovative software solutions.

    The […]

  • News Digest October 28, 2012
    The Cloud: What’s in it For You?Nowadays, more and more businesses are moving their operations to the cloud as the industry starts to realize the benefits that the cloud brings, whether it’s cost-efficiency, improved flexibility and agility, or any of the myriad advantages that comes from cloud computing. However, before you start […]

  • How Green is Cloud Computing? – New Study

    Cloud computing does not always prove to be an ecological choice. New research compiled by the WSP Environment & Energy and the Natural Resource Defense Council shows that cloud is not always as efficient for IT solutions for SMEs.

    The results of the new study confirmed that rely on a server is generally […]

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