Microsoft acquires cloud-based HPC developer

Microsoft pulled off a big get with its acquisition of Cycle Computing, the developer of a suite of high-performance computing (HPC) services called CycleCloud for cloud orchestration, provisioning and data management in the cloud. You may not know its name but Cycle Computing is actually a major player. In 2012, it helped Amazon create the […] Read more »

Cisco names 10 cities using its cloud-based smart service

Cisco, which has promoted its smart city technologies for more than two years, today announced that 10 cities, including Paris and Copenhagen, are using its cloud-based service to connect to traffic, parking and environmental sensors in real time. Insights from the data collected from the Internet of Things sensors can help city agencies make operations […] Read more »

Microsoft is working on tools to help people use cloud-based FPGAs

Earlier this year, Microsoft made a splash at its Ignite conference for IT professionals when it announced that it has been racking cards of programmable chips together with servers in its cloud data centers. The chips, called field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), can be reconfigured after being deployed to optimize them for particular applications such as […] Read more »

Review: Hot cloud-based tools for Wi-Fi hotspot management

Wi-Fi hardware vendors are coming out with new cloud-based solutions, primarily to ease the remote management of wireless networks. However, they typically only support their own hardware. Here we take a look at three cloud-based solutions that support wireless routers and access points from multiple vendors. To read this article in full or to leave […] Read more »

Turning to cloud-based analytics to manage IT asset costs

Splitting Hewlett-Packard into two distinct companies is an onerous task, requiring management to wade through a complex cost structure, budgeting process and governance. Yet Ralph Loura, CIO of HP Enterprise Group, is doing just that using technology business management software that helps him gain visibility in IT assets costs of the $ 28 billion organization. […] Read more »

CIOs turn to cloud-based analytics to manage IT asset costs

Splitting Hewlett-Packard into two distinct companies is an onerous task, requiring management to wade through a complex cost structure, budgeting process and governance. Yet Ralph Loura, CIO of HP Enterprise Group, is doing just that using technology business management software that helps him gain visibility in IT assets costs of the $ 28 billion organization. […] Read more »

Shaw dumps web project for Comcast cloud-based alternative

Shaw dumps web project for Comcast cloud-based alternative CALGARY—Shaw Communications Inc. says it has abandoned a project to develop an Internet protocol platform for delivering television programming in favour of a cloud-based alternative from U.S. cable giant Comcast. “The Internet is changing the way we … Read more on Toronto Star CFPB's complaint database, FCC's IBM […] Read more »