- Attack-as-a-Service: Criminals in the Cloud
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 only be […]
- CenturyLink Acquires PaaS Provider AppFog to Enhance Savvis Cloud
CenturyLink, a Louisiana TV, Voice and Internet provider announced its official acquisition of AppFog this week, a leading PaaS provider company in Oregon, Portland. The partnership will give birth to a new subsidiary and a merger with Savvis. This merger will create a premium cloud provider that will deliver managed hosting, outsourced IT […]
- Red Hat and VMware Clash Continues to Simmer
VMware continues to be in a brawl with Red Hat over the cloud control. This originated over a conflict with a former employee, Tim Fox, the former lead apps developer of VMware who left the company last December 2012 to join Red Hat.
The conflict began over the control of an open source project […]
- Is the Cloud ready for Mission Critical Apps?
By Vic Nyman
“Cloud Computing!” Is it the savior of IT or the bane of our existence? Cloud computing has extreme potential, especially for achieving operational efficiencies and cost savings. Unfortunately, with that potential is the potential for business disaster – outages in places you can’t control impacting customer satisfaction or even sales results. […]
- Ernst & Young: Mobility, Cloud and Big Data Analytics Drive M&A Investments
Technology spending is increasingly a key building block for the enterprises. Cloud integration makes businesses more agile, a trend which includes improvement in mergers and acquisitions approaches. Cloud/SaaS and smart mobility drove more deals than any other deal-driving trend in first quarter of the year, according to the latest report on M&A activity […]
- HP Launches New Products, Cloud OS and the Moonshot
The launching of the new Hewlett-Packard, HP OS marked one of the highlights of the just completed HP Discoverer 2013 Conference held in Las Vegas. This was officially released to the public on the second day of the conference. HP reaffirmed its commitment […]
- Quantifying Cloud Energy Efficiency – Study Funded by Google
It’s true that cloud computing technology’s main appeal is the benefits it provides with regard to being cost effective and their ability to reduce a company’s environmental footprint, especially when compared to conventional data center farms. However, many industry experts are still wondering how to quantify these benefits and provide a more accurate, or […]
- The Future of Data Centers Lies on Automation
Cloud computing is the evolution and divergence of many seemingly sovereign computing trends including SaaS, PaaS, XaaS, IaaS, virtualization, distributed computing, Web 2.0, storage, grid computing and more importantly Data Center automation.
IT organizations can no longer afford to use manual or practices of a disparate set of tools to manage physical and virtual […]
- News Digest June 16, 2013
Ovum: BYOD is Here to StayInstead of trying to stop BYOD phenomena, companies must focus on helping employees of smartphones and tablets, says market research firm Ovum.
According to the result of the “2013 BYOX – Bring Your Own Anything” survey, tablets are on rise in office. Trying to stand in […]