Serverless computing may kill Google Cloud Platform

Google, which has had to claw its way back into cloud relevance in the shadows of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, suddenly finds itself playing catchup again, thanks to the rise of serverless computing. Although Google Cloud Platform still trails AWS and Azure by a considerable margin in general cloud revenue, its strengths in […] Read more »

Cloud computing reversal: From ‘go away’ to ‘I can’t miss out’

Isaac Asimov once said, “I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.” That quote has stuck with me to this day. There’s no doubt that computers and computing have changed our lives. Without them, we would be slaves to processes and paper. I was reminded of Asimov’s quote when I saw the […] Read more »

Edge computing: What you need to know before you deploy

I explained edge computing back in May, and how it’s related to cloud computing. But I continue to get questions on the use of edge computing, especially on whether should enterprises begin to use edge computing anytime soon.  To make that decision, there are three aspects of edge computing that you should consider: [ InfoWorld’s […] Read more »

Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing division

Multiple news outlets in Seattle and the tech press report that Microsoft plans to announce a significant reorganization in an effort to refocus its cloud computing division. In the process, a lot of people are going to lose their jobs. The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, Bloomberg and TechCrunch all cite sources claiming that […] Read more »

Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing division

Multiple news outlets in Seattle and the tech press report that Microsoft plans to announce a significant reorganization in an effort to refocus its cloud computing division. In the process, a lot of people are going to lose their jobs. The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, Bloomberg and TechCrunch all cite sources claiming that […] Read more »

Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing division

Multiple news outlets in Seattle and the tech press report that Microsoft plans to announce a significant reorganization in an effort to refocus its cloud computing division. In the process, a lot of people are going to lose their jobs. The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, Bloomberg and TechCrunch all cite sources claiming that […] Read more »

IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing. Quantum computers, when they become commercially available, are expected to vastly outperform conventional computers in a number of domains, including machine learning, cryptography and the optimization of business problems in the fields of logistics and risk analysis. Where conventional computers deal in […] Read more »

Cloud computing has another killer quarter

To most people, Jeff Bezos’ Amazon is known as the company reshaping the way people buy everything from books to shoes to groceries. But the part of Amazon that is driving Bezos within shouting distance of becoming the world’s richest person doesn’t really sell anything, it rents computing power in the cloud. The cloud is […] Read more »

Cloud computing has another killer quarter

To most people, Jeff Bezos’ Amazon is known as the company reshaping the way people buy everything from books to shoes to groceries. But the part of Amazon that is driving Bezos within shouting distance of becoming the world’s richest person doesn’t really sell anything, it rents computing power in the cloud. The cloud is […] Read more »

Serverless Computing Isn’t Simple to Explain

Serverless computing is a concept that’s difficult to encapsulate in a few short words, as illustrated in our expert discussion. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Serverless computing may kill Google Cloud PlatformServerless computing in practiceThe pros and cons of serverless computingWhy serverless computing is the next step in cloud evolutionThe Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself […] Read more »

Edge computing will blow away the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — The ubiquitous cloud computing craze may not be long for this world if venture capitalist Peter Levine is right. The Andreessen Horowitz general partner said that as more computing capabilities move to so-called “edge” devices, including anything from driverless cars and drones to the boundless devices that make up the internet of […] Read more »

Trump’s TPP trade move a setback for cloud computing

On the heels of the news that President Trump has removed the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade deal that he blasted as a candidate, experts warned of the fallout for cloud-computing companies that have been advocating for policies to break down digital trade barriers that restrict the flow of data […] Read more »

The pros and cons of serverless computing

It’s called serverless computing, introduced with services such as AWS Lambda and now Microsoft’s Azure Functions. These systems manage the starting and stopping of machines for you. They’re not really serverless, but the servers aren’t yours to buy or maintain. You’re billed as an abstract measure of the resources you used, not for the runtime […] Read more »

2016’s top trends in enterprise computing: Containers, bots, A.I. and more

It’s been a year of change in the enterprise software market. SaaS providers are fighting to compete with one another, machine learning is becoming a reality for businesses at a larger scale, and containers are growing in popularity. Here are some of the top trends from 2016 that we’ll likely still be talking about next […] Read more »

Why serverless computing is the next step in cloud evolution

Network World’s Brandon Butler chats with Accenture’s Michael Liebow about how serverless computing will evolve in the cloud environment over the next few years. Computerworld Cloud Computing Related Posts:Serverless computing may kill Google Cloud PlatformCloud computing reversal: From ‘go away’ to ‘I can’t miss out’Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing divisionMicrosoft rumor: Company to […] Read more »

Visibility, security top concerns for cloud computing adoption

Enterprises considering adopting public clouds are concerned about where their data is located and how it’s protected, according to a new survey by IDG. Companies will have about 60 percent of their IT environment in public, private, or hybrid clouds, according to a survey of about 1,000 IT decision makers. Of those considering public cloud […] Read more »

Nadella points to machine learning as battleground in cloud computing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has identified machine learning as the firm’s key focus as cloud computing usage becomes more widespread. It is an area that is fast becoming the battleground for the big cloud providers. Google and Amazon Web Services both offer a range of tools that make it easier for developers to create “intelligent’ […] Read more »

VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

In what’s become something of an annual tradition, we talked with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference. In this interview with Network World Senior Writer Brandon Butler and IDG Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Gelsinger shared the big news from the event, including new tools that make […] Read more »

Europe places a billion-euro bet on quantum computing

The European Commission plans to invest a billion euros in quantum computing as part of a larger initiative to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness in the digital economy. The investment, about $ 1.1 billion, will be made through an effort called Quantum Flagship, akin to existing “flagship” projects in the European Union focused on graphene and on […] Read more »

Google’s CEO just called the next wave in computing, and it’s not VR

Every decade or so, a new era of computing comes along that shapes everything we do. Much of the 90s was about client-server and Windows PCs. By the aughts, the Web had taken over and every advertisement carried a URL. Then came the iPhone, and we’re in the midst of a decade defined by people […] Read more »

What cloud computing means for your applications

I’ve written a number of times about the sea change in technology that is occurring and how it’s affecting enterprise IT organizations. Most recently, I wrote about how open source is eating the technology industry and how that will affect these organizations.  It’s no exaggeration to say that IT is witnessing more change now than […] Read more »

NetSuite CEO: The cloud is the last computing architecture

As CEO of NetSuite, Zach Nelson knows a thing or two about cloud computing. After all, his company was born in the cloud way back in 1998 — before it became fashionable — and it’s been all-cloud ever since, offering ERP and other business software as a service by subscription. “We were effectively the first […] Read more »

NetSuite CEO: The cloud is the last computing architecture

As CEO of NetSuite, Zach Nelson knows a thing or two about cloud computing. After all, his company was born in the cloud way back in 1998 — before it became fashionable — and it’s been all-cloud ever since, offering ERP and other business software as a service by subscription. “We were effectively the first […] Read more »

Penguin Computing Announces Its Densest 1U GPU Server

FRANKFURT, GERMANY; ISC 2015; July 13, 2015 (PRWEB) July 13, 2015 Penguin Computing, provider of high performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced the Relion 1904GT server, which packs four GPU accelerators in a 1U form factor. “We redesigned this system with a completely new layout of the motherboard,” said William Wu, […] Read more »

4 Entrepreneurs Trying to Bring Cloud Computing to Tech-Leery Law Firms

4 Entrepreneurs Trying to Bring Cloud Computing to Tech-Leery Law Firms While cloud computing has penetrated virtually every sector of today's economy, the legal world has remained a stubborn last bastion of old school, on-premise technology. Until now, few entrepreneurs have dared to attack this bulwark of backward, … Read more on Entrepreneur Program under scrutiny […] Read more »

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