Cloud-based services and infrastructure are boosting the financial performances of Microsoft and Google. In earnings calls this week, Google says it has developed 'deep enterprise' strengths and Microsoft says it's executing on...
Organizations are transforming the way they do business, and in the process creating more and more data. The challenge is extracting actionable insights from this data to make better decisions, improve operations, and spur innovation.
If you're a network engineer, don't rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer. That was one of the ideas that...
Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue. That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.
The risk and downtime associated with server migration have prevented many IT organizations from making the move to cloud. Some have valid concerns about cloud lock-in. Still, without cloud, IT teams are less agile, less flexible, and
Many government agencies have already moved basic applications and services to the cloud, but when it comes to the next wave, CIOs must take a hard look at their systems and negotiate flexible contracts with vendors.
According to IDG's most recent Cloud Computing study, cloud continues to expand as a significant force fortifying the always-on enterprise. In fact, 28% of total IT spending is earmarked for cloud investments and it's having an
Under the new rules, owners of perpetual-license versions of Office will be able to use Microsoft's cloud-based services only during the first half of their 10-year support lifecycle, the portion Microsoft dubs "mainstream.
Not only are diverse types of unstructured data growing at a phenomenal rate, but data is being created and stored in an increasingly distributed fashion- across on-premises infrastructures, colocation centers, and public clouds-
How do you separate quality cloud consultants from the clowns? If you don't have a screening checklist in place — and let's face it, you probably don't — this short list of behaviors and policies is a good place to start.