- September 21, 2016
Oracle turns to bare metal and containers to craft an IaaS platform that's friendlier for enterprise scale-out, but is it compelling enough versus entrenched public cloud rivals?
- September 19, 2016
Constant Contact's direct email marketing users needed a simple way to load customer lists, product info and social media content. API integration ties it all together.
- September 16, 2016
Managing cloud costs offers different challenges than on-premises budgeting. While users and providers are getting better, it's still a maturing space.
- September 14, 2016
Cloud lock-in continues to fall down the list of concerns for companies willing to accept the tradeoff to tap into a platform's higher-level services.
- September 12, 2016
As businesses see microservices' benefits begin to accrue, IT may find itself facing a new set of challenges regarding implementation and continuing management.
Sponsored by Citrix - Digital transformation changes how business processes are completed, with new apps and services being essential elements in the entire process. Understandably, the focus of many businesses has been on the design, creation, and deployment of these apps. But they are beginning to realize that they cannot afford to ignore perhaps the most important aspect of launching new software: user adoption. Put simply, if workers don’t use the new apps and digital services, nothing has transformed. Costly digital transformations can come to naught. This is not an edge case that most organizations don’t have to worry about. According to a McKinsey study, 70% of digital transformation initiatives fail, with much of the problem resulting from a lack of adoption. See More
Sponsored by Intel - Remember what it felt like when you got your first solid state drive (SSD)? Back in 2008, laptops with a hard disk drive (HDD) felt unresponsive – they lagged and nearly ground to a halt when the virus scanner started accessing the HDD. Then Intel launched the X-25M SSD and laptops felt much more responsive. Gone was the lag. Nobody noticed when the virus scanner ran. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Here’s a simple truth for cloud architects of any background, whether developers, line-of-business managers or traditional IT: Nobody wants to—or even can—use yesterday’s practices to build the applications of tomorrow. See More
Sponsored by DellEMC - Security is the utmost priority for IT decision-makers in state and local government and education. Government agencies, schools and citizens are frequent, highly visible targets for cybercriminals, and their systems contain personal data that is extremely valuable on the Dark Web, such as Social Security numbers. See More
- September 09, 2016
Google API management tools get a major upgrade with Apigee to support designing and maintaining APIs to fit enterprise needs -- plus the chance to one-up market leader AWS.
- September 09, 2016
Virtustream – not VMware – is the lead public cloud infrastructure provider for the new Dell Technologies, but is its narrow focus enough to sway IT pros? The company, which officially became part ...
- September 08, 2016
Chop up a poorly designed legacy monolithic application into pieces and what have you got? An accumulation of microservices that is unlikely to yield better results.
- September 01, 2016
VCloud Air never got much traction in the public cloud market and now it's being relegated to a bit player in the latest tweak to VMware's cloud strategy.
- September 01, 2016
Data scientists need to add new tech skills and business savvy to their bags of tricks. Next up are machine learning and recommendation engines.
- August 30, 2016
VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which make it easier to control a multicloud environment.
- August 26, 2016
The Rackspace acquisition by Apollo Global Management will make the company privately held and infuse it with cash to double down on its strategy around managed services.
- August 22, 2016
There's more to a good data scientist than just data science education. It takes curiosity, persistence, business savvy and a good working partnership with app developers.
- August 19, 2016
The last of the Google database services still in testing are now generally available, as the cloud provider looks to flesh out its big data tools and meet enterprise demands.
- August 11, 2016
Google Cloud Platform kicked off August by adding security features, dropping prices and buying an ISV-focused startup, but networking continues to be a bugaboo.