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Acer Brings Forth Corporate Cloud Storage Service, Set to Expand Cloud … – Yibada (English Edition)

Posted on Jul 3, 2015 in Cloud News

Nimfa May Idea | Jul 03, 2015 07:59 AM EDT Acer Taiwan's Towny Huang during the launch of PChome Online's new mobile transaction system. (Photo : Want China Times) Acer Inc

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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing – InformationWeek

Posted on Jul 3, 2015 in Cloud News

In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention. 10 Online Cloud Computing Courses To Get Ahead (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The Windy City is looking to fill its tax coffers with cloud computing

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The cloud explained – Yahoo News

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 in Cloud News

By Kaye FoleyWe’ve all heard of it. And chances are good you’ve come across it in some way or another if you use the Internet.

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The Future of Cloud Computing: $127 Billion Market By 2018 [REPORT] – Dazeinfo (blog)

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Cloud News

A lot has been written or spoken about in regards to cloud computing market and its growth over the last few years.

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Cloud computing is mature and secure says Gatwick CIO – CIO UK

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Cloud News

Gatwick airport CIO Michael Ibbitson says cloud computing has matured and that CIOs and organisations that are strong on assessing and selecting vendors will find cloud providers that can deliver major transformations and even increased security to their organisations. Michael Ibbitson is a new entrant to the 2015 CIO 100, a showcase of transformational CIOs. “Just as within any IT department you have maturity levels, with cloud vendors you also have maturity levels,” said Ibbitson

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55% of enterprises predict cloud computing will enable new business models in … – CloudTech

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/4774344sean In late 2014, Oxford Economics and SAP collaborated on a survey of 200 senior business and IT executives globally regarding the adoption and use of cloud technology: 69% of enterprises expect to make moderate-to-heavy cloud investments over the next three years as they migrate core business functions to the cloud. 44% of enterprises are relying on cloud computing to launch new business models today, predicting this will increase to 55% in three years

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Microsoft CEO Nadella Lays Out Mission in Internal Memo – NewsFactor Network

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in Cloud News

In a memo to employees on Thursday, CEO Satya Nadella spelled out his mission for the company: "to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more." Microsoft will also aim to "reinvent" productivity and business processes, build an intelligent platform and create a more personal computing experience for its users, he said.

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In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, June 26 – Talkin’ Cloud

Posted on Jun 28, 2015 in Cloud News

Talkin' Cloud at the end of each day pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features RingCentral (RNG), Synergy Research Group and Red Hat (RHT). Some of these stories have been gathered from Talkin' Cloud's article database, while others have been collected from elsewhere

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CLOUD COMPUTING Salesforce Launches Tools To Boost Mobile Customer … – Top Tech News

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in Cloud News

The new in-app customer support offering from Salesforce, announced today, includes an Amazon Mayday-like SOS button that instantly puts users in touch with agents for live, on-screen video help. The new cloud -based Service for Apps will also enable companies to provide customers with in-app knowledge bases, chat support, case monitoring and tap-to-call access to phone support.

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CLOUD COMPUTING Salesforce Launches New Tools To Boost Mobile … – Top Tech News

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in Cloud News

The new in-app customer support offering from Salesforce, announced Thursday, includes an Amazon Mayday-like SOS button that instantly puts users in touch with agents for live, on-screen video help. The new cloud -based Service for Apps will also enable companies to provide customers with in-app knowledge bases, chat support, case monitoring and tap-to-call access to phone support. While Salesforce SOS is available now, the other app tools are scheduled to roll out in private beta later this year

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Even bigger data: Getting the most out of your implementation – CloudTech

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/Erik Khalitov By David Belanger, Senior Research Fellow in the Business Intelligence and Analysis Program at Stevens Institute of Technology and co-leader of the IEEE Big Data Initiative Over the last week or so, I’ve had the opportunity to view a collection of talks and articles about new network technologies related to how data is gathered, moved, and distributed. A common element in all of these discussions is the presence of big data.  New network technology is often the driver on quantum increases in the amount of data available for analysis. In order, think of the Internet, web, 3/4G mobility with smartphones and 24x7 access, and Internet of Things

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Dropbox announces user base exceeds 400 million, with eight million business … – CloudTech

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Cloud News

Picture credit: Flickr Dropbox has announced its number of users has exceeded 400 million, with more than eight million business customers also on board. The figures, disclosed on the occasion of the cloud storage provider’s eighth birthday, also reveal an impressive growth in the UK market, opened up six months ago. The company has grown from three to 10 offices over the past year.

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Real use cases: Why 50% of enterprises are choosing hybrid cloud – CloudTech

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/marekuliasz Enterprises are shaping the cloud to fit their needs, and the result is overwhelmingly a hybrid of public, private, and on-premises clouds. Today, nineteen percent (19%) of organizations manage hybrid clouds and an additional 60% plan to deploy them. Gartner estimates that hybrid cloud adoption will near 50% by 2017

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Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2015 – 2020 – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Cloud News

LONDON, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview:Cloud is an enabler of business process change as it facilitates enterprise to realize key benefits including expenditure reduction (CapEx and OpEx), service development and delivery efficiencies, and greater flexibility to meet evolving business needs. Cloud technologies and solutions are also becoming more important to telecommunications service providers as they begin to implement virtualization of network functions.Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2015 - 2020 evaluates the global and regional markets for Cloud Services including IaaS, PaaS, and PaaS by solution type (Private and Public)

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Carbon Sciences to Develop Graphene-Based Devices for Cloud Computing – AZoNano.com

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Cloud News

Graphene-based fiber optics components, such as photodetectors, fiber lasers and optical switches are expected to unclog the existing bottlenecks and enable ultrafast communication in data centers for Cloud computing. The Problem Fiber optics technology is the backbone of the Internet. With the observed and predicted explosive growth of Internet data -- as a result of Cloud-based services such as Netflix, Facebook, Google and many more -- the fundamental speed limits of current state-of-the-art fiber optic materials are being reached.

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