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Wed, December 11, 2013 - Plans for a third Asian data center, in Hong Kong, were reportedly dropped
Wed, December 11, 2013 - Cloud adopters face serious risk in the next two years because of the strong possibility that their provider will be acquired or forced out of business, according to Gartner.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - Oracle says it knows customers don't want to be locked into proprietary cloud management tools
Tue, December 10, 2013 - SugarSync, an online service for data back up, file sync and sharing, Tuesday announced that it will transition to a paid-only service model beginning on February 8, 2014.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - BMC Marketplace will allow organizations to set up their own public-facing app stores
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Risk-averse Goldman Sachs is an advocate of Facebook's Open Compute Project, embracing open systems, commodity computing.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Gartner predicts that over the next five years the data center will be defined less by geography and more by flexibility and efficiency.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - In theory, cloud computing offers a fairly straightforward model for consuming compute and storage resources. Customers request capacity, it is provided by a vendor and it is paid for. Customers should be able to spin up and down resources as they need to and only pay for what they use.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is putting forward an innovative encryption-based security architecture for software-defined networks and cloud environments that draws some of its inspiration from high-security networks used by the U.S. Department of Defense and intelligence agencies.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - Researchers at IBM's Zurich facility have developed software to use cloud storage services as a backup
Fri, December 06, 2013 - IT managers want to cut the number of servers they manage, or at least slow the growth, and they may be succeeding, according to new data.
Thu, December 05, 2013 - The problem with IT security professionals is they spend too much time stopping business people from trying new things, including cloud services, out of worries about risk when they should really be working directly with business managers to help them innovate by means of security.
Thu, December 05, 2013 - IT execs are wary, but benefits of cloud technology are a powerful draw
Thu, December 05, 2013 - Emergence of human capital management software also marks year for enterprise tech