HOT TOPICS: Customer Experience Marketing Automation Social Business SharePoint 2013 Document Management Big Data Mobile DAM

Iaas News & Analysis

SharePoint in the Cloud: You Have Options

When it comes to hosting SharePoint on premises or moving it into the cloud, there is never one right answer. Companies need to understand every hosting option available to them and find the one that best fits their available resources and technical needs. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the available platforms and who might benefit most from each.

Forrester Names HP, Cisco, Microsoft Top Private Cloud Vendors

Private cloud computing is going mainstream. It has moved from a technology limited to a handful of innovative enterprises to a technology that has been prioritized for development in the next 12 months by more than half the enterprises surveyed, according to new Forrester research. Differentiation between competing vendors now lies in user experience, ease of use and the provision of hybrid environments. 

2013: The Year of Mass Cloud Computing Extinctions

Information Management, 2013: The Year of Mass Cloud Computing ExtinctionsCloud computing provides tremendous value for businesses of all types. But as we can see from the number of products that shut down in 2013, it isn't all a silver lining. 

Google Targets Amazon, IBM, Microsoft with Broader Cloud Platform

After more than a year in preview, Google has finally made its Google Compute Engine (GCE) Generally Available (GA). The GA release also comes with a 10 percent price cut for standard instances and a guaranteed uptime of 99.95 percent.

The announcement, which appears in a blog post by Ari Balogh, vice president of storage infrastructure products at Google, pits Google against the likes of Amazon, IBM and Microsoft for a share of the public cloud computing market.

Battle For Government Contracts Heats Up as Oracle Releases Government Cloud

Oracle Government Cloud.jpgOracle has just announced the release of its Government Cloud to give government users access to what Oracle describes as mission critical applications. However, the real benefit here is the agility it offers, not to mention the foothold it gives it in the battle for government contracts.

IBM, Pivotal Partner: Place WebSphere on Open Source Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry, IBM, Pivotal Using Cloud Foundry

IBM continues to play in the open source and cloud space, this time with the announcement that it is teaming up with EMC spin-off Pivotal to develop technologies that will enable Cloud Foundry’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to work with IBM’s technology, as well as the OpenStack IaaS cloud.

Cloud Service Models (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS) + How Microsoft Office 365, Azure Fit In

Cloud Service and Microsoft IaaS SaaS PaaSCloud is a hot, but ambiguous buzzword in the IT industry. A Sofware Developer may describe the Cloud in a different way than a System Admin, while a Database Admin may have an altogether different definition. What constitutes the cloud is a rather complicated question. However, there is one common view that most IT people share ...

Microsoft, Oracle Partnerships Offers Oracle Software On Azure, Hyper-V

Even if expected, the announcement last night of Oracle and Microsoft’s new partnership is still surprising in how far it actually goes. Announced at the ongoing Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco, it means that from here on in Oracle’s software will be able to run on the Azure cloud, as well as the Hyper-V virtualization platform.

Report: IT Focused on Internal Clouds, Skeptical About Public Cloud Savings

While clouds are on every enterprise’s horizon, they’re mostly internal clouds. That’s a key finding in an annual study conducted by 451 Research about the state of cloud computing for businesses. 

IBM Enables Easy Cloud Application Management, Extends SAP Cloud Alliance #ibmconnect

It seems as if every year IBM Connect always throws in some interesting items -- and this year is no different. In what almost appears to be a timed response to Oracle’s outline of its cloud strategy, IBM has given its SmartCloud a lot of attention, including a great big dollop of SAP love.

Oracle's Hurd Says More Cloud Services in H1, Sun has Paid For Itself

In the past it has often been difficult to get information out of Oracle. In fact, it was often the case that enterprises outside of the US knew more about what was happening at Oracle than those within, as executives toured the globe for the launch of one product or another. However, Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, has said he will remedy that by giving regular press briefings. The first one held last night focused on the cloud, Oracle’s business vision for the cloud, and that old chestnut from yesteryear, Sun.

Forrester Cloud Predictions 2013: Cloud Deployments To Become Enterprise Reality

In the world of cloud computing a lot has changed over the past 12 months, it looks like things won't be slowing down any in 2013. James Staten of Forrester took a look at the state of the cloud computing industry and offered ten predictions for the coming year.

How Cloud Computing Is Shaping Your Business, How Business Is Shaping The Cloud

There have been numerous reports over the years on how cloud computing has developed, how businesses are taking to it, and how it is being used in the home. However, little enough research has been done to assess what vendors think about it. A new report aims to remedy that.

Oracle Debuts Private Cloud, Infrastructure-as-a-Service #oow

Oracle Debuts Private Cloud, Infrastructure-as-a-Service #oowOracle has announced a new infrastructure-as-a-service, as CEO Larry Ellison termed it, and a Private Cloud service that is an extension of the existing Oracle cloud.

Gartner: Cloud Services Growth Rockets, Business Process-as-a-Service Leads The Way

If anyone has any doubts about the level of uptake of cloud services across the business sector the figures contained in the most recent Gartner survey of the cloud services worldwide will put the argument to bed. Among the figures that stand out is that the market is predicted to grow by close to 20 percent worldwide by the end of year.

Displaying 1-15 of 47 results

< Previous 1 2 3 4 Next >