Facebook Friends With Your Co-Workers? Survey Shows Your Boss Probably Disapproves

You and your colleagues pitch in together on difficult projects, lunch together, and have drinks together after work. You probably think it’s the most natural thing in the world to friend them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter or Instagram. Your boss, though, probably thinks you shouldn’t. That’s the surprising result of a survey of […] Read more »

Latest Apple Park Drone Footage Shows Basketball and Tennis Courts

Apple’s new campus is nearing completion. Apple employees will be able to shoot hoops and play tennis at the company’s new Apple Park headquarters. Aerial videographer Matthew Roberts released new drone footage Monday of Apple’s new headquarters, spanning 175 acres in Cupertino, Calif. The drone footage shows some overhead shots of the nearly-finished campus, with […] Read more »

The SEC Hack Shows That Not Even Top Government Data Is Safe

A major computer hack at America’s top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of the U.S. government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile breaches that are so frequent many consider them routine. In recent years, nation-state and criminal hackers, as […] Read more »

Want to run your own Amazon ‘region’? Stratoscale shows you how

Stratoscale is a small company with a very big ambition: to turn your datacenter into an Amazon Web Services (AWS) region. Forget OpenStack, forget VMware. Stratoscale aims to help IT shops get beyond device-level virtualization and deliver the same app-friendly building blocks AWS provides. In the process, the company promises to cut the cost of […] Read more »

Top 5 storage vendors shows massive shift to the cloud

There’s a changing of the guard afoot in the storage industry, and it’s getting cloudy. Each quarter 451 Research Group surveys it members in its Voice of the Enterprise series. Late last year, the company’s research revealed a dramatic reshaping of the storage market both in terms of which vendors enterprises consider strategic storage partners […] Read more »

Massive growth shows why Amazon is the public cloud leader

Amazon showed off its dominance in the public cloud market on Thursday as the capstone to a better than expected quarterly earnings report. Revenue from Amazon Web Services during the first quarter of 2016 was up 64 percent year-over-year, showing the big money that’s still out there as companies invest more and more in the […] Read more »

Gartner Magic Quadrant Report Shows Only a Race Between AWS and Azure

The annual report of research firm Gartner the market for IaaS cloud computing shows that no clear leader (Amazon Web Services) and someone who clearly defies (Microsoft Azure). And then there are all the others. The market is dominated by only a few suppliers, especially by Amazon Web Services, but also increasingly by Microsoft Azure. […] Read more »

451 Research shows cloud costs falling slowly, but unearths huge savings for enterprises willing to commit

LONDON and NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 16, 2015 The latest 451 Research Cloud Price Index™ finds that while on-demand pricing has fallen only slightly at 2.25% since October 2014, it is nowhere near matching the 12% reduction achieved by those enterprises that negotiate and commit. Using 451 Research’s cloud pricing […] Read more »