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Cloud computing and the costs: a love-hate relationship

Rather than advancing their digital strategies, focusing on cost savings is still the top priority for companies using the cloud. Yet, many of them are struggling to garner the desired economic benefits.

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Cloud vs. clouds: A CIO’s conundrum

A reminder that redundancy (both multi-region as well as multi-provider) should be part of any cloud strategy, as well as a yearning for dynamic real-time interoperability between cloud providers to minimize cost and maximize...

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Microsoft and Google riding the cloud wave

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...

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Could Amazon become an enterprise collaboration contender?

Amazon has a series of apps that compete with Office 365 and G Suite, but they currently aren’t packaged and sold as a collective portfolio. Here’s how Amazon could become a major player in business software.

Is open source the transformative solution for activism?

Organizing hundreds of events simultaneously with millions of participants demands a robust, scalable architecture. Grassroots campaigns with limited budgets, typically don't have access to such resources. Experienced developers have...

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Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Cloud computing has become a staple of most enterprise computing environments, but CIOs are still sweating over whether to use one or more infrastructure-as-a-service provider.

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Google splits Hangouts in half

Google introduced a rebuilt Hangouts for the enterprise and added features to its G Suite productivity apps at Google Cloud Next.

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Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

Google, saying the enterprise cloud is a natural extension of its mission, announced new customers and tools for the enterprise at its largest business conference to date.

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AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

CIOs concerned about betting too heavily on a single vendor for cloud services hear pitches from the industry’s leading vendors.

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Edge computing will blow away the cloud

Self-contained devices, such as autonomous vehicles, drones and IoT devices, will push out cloud services as more computing moves to the edge, say venture capitalists.

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Google Cloud leader lays out ambitious plans for the enterprise

The head of Google’s enterprise business says the consumer giant has unique attributes in data management, analytics and machine learning that differentiate its cloud offerings.

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If the cloud is so great, why are so many businesses unsatisfied?

The hype around cloud computing remains as adoption soars. But for 77% of companies, the challenge is finding and deploying a service that's the right fit.

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Millennials push for public cloud, innovation

Millennials are moving into IT decision-maker roles in their organizations. A study by Microsoft and Wakefield Research suggests they are more likely than their non-millennial peers to push their organizations to embrace the public...

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Has VMware found a cloud strategy savior in AWS?

VMware's partnership with AWS appears to be a tacit admission that its hybrid cloud offering is inadequate for most customers.

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Why AWS is the IBM for the cloud computing age

Scalable cloud computing that helps businesses get up and running quickly and securely means you'll never get fired for buying Amazon Web Services.

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What you don't know about cloud adoption doesn't have to hurt you

At least 95 percent of U.S. companies are embracing some sort of cloud strategy. Yet IT leaders struggle to avoid common mistakes and initial purchasing decisions hamper their ability to move forward.

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Accenture expands AWS Business Group

In a move designed to help customers be more agile, Accenture is expanding its Accenture AWS Business Group to enhance its cloud application migration, development and management offerings.

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Hortonworks Data Cloud optimized to spin up (and down) for AWS

The new cloud service is optimized for enterprise ephemeral workloads on AWS and designed to integrate with Amazon S3, RDS and EC2.

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The long, slow death of private cloud continues

At some point the economic unviability of private clouds will become clear. Math will win out.

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If you're just thinking about cloud it's already too late

Many IT leaders are pondering the meaning of 'cloud' and how what it's impact might be. Yet, as we we watch and wait the pace of change in technology has never been faster.

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