Cloud

Why Amazon Web Services is the Mother of All Candy Stores (Forbes)

For a company who lives and breathes massive scale at a technical level, there is some irony in the fact that as an organization, AWS has also nailed impressive scale. In fact, eve... More

Amazon Web Services Opens Second Region in China (VentureBeat)

Amazon Web Services today announced the general availability of its second Chinese cloud region. It’s located in the Ningxia autonomous region in central China and is made up of ... More

Cloud Revenues to Hit $554 Billion in 2021 (CBR)

For those peddling multiple types of cloud there’s some good news – the market is growing extremely quickly. Such is the pace of the growth of whole cloud, which is public, pri... More

Cisco Snaps Up Cmpute.io to Boost Enterprise Cloud Cost-Cutting Tech (ZDNet)

Cisco has announced its intention to acquire Cmpute.io to give clients the chance to optimize their cloud solution costs. On Thursday, the tech giant said in a blog post that by... More

AWS Selected to Deliver Cloud Services for Government Customers in India (ET Tech)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become the first global Cloud service provider (CSP) to achieve full empanelment for delivering Public Cloud services to government customers in India... More

AWS CTO Defines Well-Architected Cloud Security Best Practices (eWeek)

Cloud security is top of mind for many in IT today, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) CTO Werner Vogels. During his keynote on Nov. 30 at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vega... More

Microsoft Azure Becomes First Global Cloud Provider to Deploy AMD EPYC (HITS)

AMD today announced the first public cloud instances powered by the AMD EPYC™ processor. Microsoft Azure has deployed AMD EPYC processors in its datacenters in advance of pr... More

Report: 70% of Enterprises Will be Implementing a Multi-Cloud strategy by 2019 (ITPro)

The rise of cloud-based services and a wealth of choice regarding the cloud has filled the market with more competition than ever before. Increasingly, organisations are now choosi... More

Don’t Let the Cloud Lead to an Unconnected Organization (Forbes)

Chuck Hollis, Oracle: We human beings are marvelously connected organisms. Our nervous systems and brains seamlessly connect our specialized organs. Our social nature connects us w... More

AWS Relaunches Cloud9 Collaborative Development Environment, a Year After Acquisition (VentureBeat)

Amazon Web Services launched a new service today that’s designed to provide developers with a full development environment running in its cloud. Called AWS Cloud9, it’s designe... More

Turner Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider (HITS)

Today, Amazon Web Services announced that Turner has named AWS as its preferred cloud provider. Turner is moving thousands of virtual machines to AWS and creating cloud-native appl... More

Microsoft, SAP to Use, Sell More of Each Other’s Cloud Services (CNBC)

Business software giants Microsoft and SAP have agreed to expand the use of each other's cloud-based products and services delivered via the internet, they said on Tuesday, as they... More

Journey to the Cloud: Unleashing the Power of Data (Forbes)

The future for businesses when it comes to the cloud is bright, with no shortage of incredible advances in cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) empowering companies to differenti... More

Exit Music for the Public Cloud (Forbes)

Exit music is the music you hear when a film ends, but this concept can be applied beyond cinema. We are all public cloud consumers. Popular services such as iCloud and Gmail ar... More

Amazon Launches a Cloud Service for U.S. Intelligence Agencies (CNBC)

Amazon Web Services on Monday introduced cloud service for the CIA and other members of the U.S. intelligence community. The launch of the so-called AWS Secret Region comes six ... More

Keys to Choosing the Right Cloud Software Implementer (Forbes)

Margaret Harrist, Oracle: As more companies switch from on-premises software to cloud-based applications, enterprise technology decisions are increasingly being made by line-of-bus... More

The Importance of the Cloud to the Future of Retail (Brand Quarterly)

Website, mobile app, social media, online marketplace, in store, at a pop-up or concession: the shopping options available to today’s consumer are plentiful, with the internet pr... More

Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer Helps Manage Cosmos DB Resources (eWeek)

Businesses using Azure Cosmos DB, formerly Microsoft's DocumentDB NoSQL service, to power their applications can now use the Azure Storage Explorer tool to manage the cloud storage... More

Amazon Web Services Adds New Services to Bolster Cloud Security (eWeek)

Amazon announced a series of new security features for its cloud platform on Nov. 8, providing users with enhanced capabilities to help protect S3 storage buckets and virtual priva... More

AWS Announces Availability of C5 Instances for Amazon EC2 (HITS)

Amazon Web Services announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Designed for compu... More