- July 17, 2018
Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud both added cloud application development tools that improve and simplify the process of creating apps that run on the respective platforms.
- July 17, 2018
Walmart's cloud deployment strategy takes a big turn to Microsoft Azure, but it won't leave OpenStack completely in the dust. A five-year deal to make Microsoft Azure the preferred cloud provider ...
- July 16, 2018
Azure Virtual WAN is Microsoft's bid to play in the emerging SD-WAN space, as it seeks to solve users' networking problems while it adds new customers.
- July 09, 2018
The Google Cloud ecosystem continues to expand, as Google improves its relationships with third-party vendors and tries to translate its technology to traditional IT shops.
- June 28, 2018
VMware Kubernetes Engine is the latest service from vendors that want to jump into the container business, and it's another signal of VMware's changing take on cloud.
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
- June 26, 2018
Google Cloud Filestore may be the last piece of the puzzle for the vendor's storage services, but like its competitors' file offerings, it's far from a finished product.
- June 21, 2018
Cloud vendors want companies to use their platforms for the full scope of their IoT deployments, but that might not be their best choice. As edge computing emerges as part of IoT deployments, users ...
- June 20, 2018
Aiming to help developers build and scale applications for multi-cloud environments, Seattle-based startup Pulumi has delivered a cloud development platform.
- June 20, 2018
IoT sensors can produce seemingly endless streams of data, so users must beware how much to send back to the cloud to avoid jaw-dropping monthly bills.
- June 08, 2018
Google continues its quest to be a more enterprise-friendly cloud, as it adds VMs with isolated hardware that could help companies with specific legacy requirements.
- June 06, 2018
Public sector IT and private sector IT can be very different animals, but a looming decision by the Department of Defense has the potential to send shock waves through both sides of the IT world. ...
- June 06, 2018
Microsoft's ongoing détente with the open source community advances with a deal to purchase GitHub, the world's largest open source code repository.
- May 30, 2018
Developers will support Microsoft's $25 million push to get software makers to build apps that benefit disabled individuals.
- May 23, 2018
Sorry, developers, but infrastructure still matters, even as serverless architectures and containers diminish its central role to build new applications.
- May 18, 2018
Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use. Google's acquisition of Cask Data could solve that shortcoming.