- October 20, 2014
It's clear that cloud computing is no longer a do-it-yourself venture, especially in the enterprise. A lot of companies can roll their own applications on Amazon Web Services for one-off projects, ...
- October 16, 2014
Google and Amazon are fully engaged in a price war, but calculating IaaS costs takes into account several factors, from reserved instance usage to free-tier discounts.
- October 16, 2014
Big data in the cloud is more than just MapReduce. In a growing market for big data, capturing the next big innovation is key.
- October 16, 2014
Both AWS and Google offer encryption, but the story doesn't end there. The two cloud giants differ on key management and compliance certifications.
- October 15, 2014
Google was an early mover in the platform as a service market, which makes it 'sticky' with early adopters, but will it beat out Elastic Beanstalk long-term?
Sponsored by Dell - Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More
Sponsored by Dell - The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Public cloud services have become so simple to purchase and deploy that many organizations are failing to do basic due diligence on how much these services really cost and whether they can deliver the performance required for key workloads. This can be a big mistake, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan’s Stratecast practice, negatively affecting budgets and business operations. See More
- October 08, 2014
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- October 02, 2014
AWS was recently awarded provisional authority to host highly sensitive workloads for the Department of Defense, but the agency hasn't fully embraced public cloud yet.
- September 30, 2014
Graef-USA combined AWS storage with a Panzura appliance to slash thousands of dollars from its budget and also streamline backups.
- September 29, 2014
Does AWS billing give you a headache? Some customers have turned to third-party software to make sense of cloud costs.
- September 25, 2014
Amazon Web Services will soon patch huge swaths of its EC2 fleet to protect against a security vulnerability, and customers won’t be able to re-launch instances to avoid it.
- September 18, 2014
For one software developer, the choice of an AWS cloud was easier than learning how to secure the infrastructure with a user directory.
- September 16, 2014
AWS offers GovCloud to government agencies, but a combination of the Simple Storage Service and Elastic Compute Cloud in the AWS public cloud proved suitable for the publication of federal records.
- September 12, 2014
If you switch cell phone providers, a company called Comlinkdata is behind the scenes, using the Amazon cloud to crunch the numbers for some 50,000 such switches per day for wireless carriers.
- September 04, 2014
AWS EC2 instances will be easier to manage thanks to a new system for searching and filtering tags, though automated and policy-based tagging remain on the wish list.
- August 27, 2014
AWS has upgraded throughput and I/O on AWS EBS volumes backed by SSDs, an enabler for high-performance database workloads in the cloud, though volume size limits remain a concern.