AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — An outage at Amazon Web Services Tuesday rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service provider. Such snafus are rare for AWS so CIOs worry more about the potential for vendors to turn off their service without notice. But CIOs who bet on multiple […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: 3 steps CIOs can take to lead more strategically in 2017

It’s time to rethink the CIO title. Are you responsible for keeping the trains running on time and the lights on, or are you providing the thought leadership and guidance within your own organization to maximize value and business agility? Most C-level executives run the risk of doing the perp walk in handcuffs out of […] Read more »

Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Oracle executives on Tuesday revealed the results of years’ worth of engineering and development efforts on its IaaS public cloud and announced a new bare metal cloud database service and an international geographic expansion. Oracle is typically not considered one of the top IaaS public cloud leaders, but the company has hopes of competing in […] Read more »

Platforms in the cloud take heavy lifting out of architecture tasks

For six years, Watchfinder, a U.K.-based global buyer and seller of pre-owned luxury watches, split the role of DevOps between application development and management of a virtual infrastructure environment. But the company’s ambitious growth plans, which included expansion to the U.S. earlier this year and an expected doubling of monthly watch sales, required IT director […] Read more »

IBM, Cisco Take IoT Analytics To The Edge

IBM’s Watson IoT platform, in conjunction with Cisco’s edge analytics capabilities, could allow businesses to analyze IoT data closer to its source. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:IBM and Cisco are taking IoT analytics to the edgeIBM and Cisco are taking IoT analytics to the edgeHurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of UncertaintyYou Are Doing Analytics Wrong: […] Read more »

Facebook search tools take aim at Twitter’s relationship with news

Facebook is updating its search tool to make it easier for users to find things that interest them among the 2 trillion items archived by the company’s index. The update boasts personalized search suggestions, the ability to search through public posts in addition to those made by friends or family, and a new tool that allows people to […] Read more »

Google’s Android Based Brillo Has the Potential to Take IoT Automation to Next Level

With the acquisition of Nest last year, Google has demonstrated its interest in the field of smart home. At recently concluded Google I/O annual developer conference, the group of Mountain View celebrates a further step forward, talking openly about the Internet of Things. Born Brillo, a project to connect any device used, not only smartphones, […] Read more »

Star Storage to Take Forward Enterprise Information Archiving Domain with a New Version of SEAL

SEAL Advanced Search Bucharest, Romania (PRWEB) June 24, 2015 SEAL is an Enterprise Information Archiving software that leverages Hitachi Content Platform as an intelligent distributed object storage system to deliver the best functionalities for managing your electronic archive. Top companies across the Globe are using SEAL to store […] Read more »