Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings

A Cisco report claims $ 2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Mike's Hard Lemonade: Measuring Digital That Drives Retail SalesDigital Transformation Done Right10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017Six IT Talent Priorities for a Digital StrategyCloud Powers a […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: ZeroStack and Nimble get close to offering a converged infrastructure solution

Maybe I haven’t attended many legacy vendors’ conferences lately, but I haven’t seemed to have heard many converged infrastructure mentions recently. Go back a year or two and every legacy vendor under the sun (and every younger vendor wanting to partner or be acquired by a legacy vendor) was dropping the converged infrastructure moniker all […] Read more »

Juniper battles Cisco, Huawei with new cloud infrastructure software, switches

Helping customers transform their enterprise environments to the cloud is the driving strategy behind new software, switches and services introduced this week from Juniper Networks. The networking company is introducing what it calls the third pillar of its Unite architecture – the previous two focusing on enterprise and branch office networking. Unite Cloud combines Juniper’s […] Read more »

Cisco, HPE led $88B enterprise infrastructure market in ’16, Synergy says

Despite more and more companies outsourcing workloads to the public cloud, legacy technology stalwarts Cisco and HPE remain the most popular enterprise infrastructure vendors, new estimates from Synergy Research suggest. Synergy tracked enterprise infrastructure spending across seven categories for the 12 months leading up to the end of Q3 2016: Data center servers; switches & […] Read more »

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Is Now A Data Center Mainstay

InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Data center construction increases thanks to the cloudEnterprises can put Oracle’s entire public cloud in the data centerEnterprises can put Oracle’s entire public cloud in the data centerIDG Contributor Network: Accelerating Organizational Velocity through a Data Center AutopilotHow ConocoPhillips Reduced its Data Center Footprint by 80% Read more »

Oracle is gunning for AWS with new infrastructure offering

Larry Ellison has a message for Amazon Web Services: Oracle is going to give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud market. “Amazon’s lead is over,” he said during his keynote address at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco. “Amazon’s going to have serious competition going forward.” To that end, the company he […] Read more »

Google’s infrastructure czar predicts cloud business will outpace ads in 5 years

Google may lag behind its two biggest rivals in the public cloud, but Urs Hölzle, the technology titan’s senior vice president for technical infrastructure, sees Google’s cloud revenue eclipsing its ad business in five years. “I think cloud will actually turn out to be a huge business because it’s a service business,” he said during […] Read more »

Why is Akamai moving its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud?

Orlando, Fla. —  Akamai Technologies is a content delivery network and cloud services provider, so you might think Akamai is totally cloud-based. But, of course, it has the same legacy systems — HR, sales, marketing, databases – as any company founded in 1998. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please […] Read more »

Enterprises Migrating IT Infrastructure Investments to the Cloud – IDC Report

The cloud infrastructure sales increased over 25% to almost $ 6.3 billion in the first quarter 2015 as the companies are undertaking more and more workload by outsourcing their IT to the cloud. According to the analyst firm IDC, the cloud infrastructure market segment registers second highest growth. As a logical consequence, the technologies that […] Read more »

Sponsored post: How will Docker integrate with IT infrastructure?

The explosion of interest in Docker has made clear that containers will profoundly affect the computing environment of the future. However, they are quite new and how they will integrate into infrastructure and application architectures and operations is, as yet, unclear. Still to be defined are important issues regarding networking, storage access, container orchestration, application […] Read more »