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Why Amazon dominates cloud computing yet should not be your knee-jerk choice – ZDNet

Posted on May 27, 2015 in Cloud News

Will Amazon ultimately dominate the public cloud and IaaS?

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Speakers At The Europas Conference And Awards Reflect Europe’s Diversity … – TechCrunch

Posted on May 27, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

The Europas Conference & Awards for European Tech Startups, on June 16 in London, is an annual celebration of Europe’s brightest tech companies.

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Cheap Data Analysis with Cloud Computing. Two Sigma Uses and Invested in … – OctaFinance.com

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Cloud News

Something like a super spreadsheet with a million rows and columns and possibility of making trillions of data entry. This super spreadsheet is not another creation of Microsoft excel no. With today’s computing power and new tech Braxton McKee has been able to use the cloud platform to obtain crucial market data by means of software he made which learns as it goes

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The hybrid cloud era is here – ITProPortal

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Clouds appear in the sky, continually changing form – seemingly creating whatever our imagination desires. And now the same is true of that other type of cloud – used for computing – with customers desiring greater flexibility and choice. Hence the era of the hybrid cloud is upon us, one that combines the cost advantages of the public cloud with the private-cloud security benefits of ring-fencing your own servers.

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Gartner reveals the cloud computing caveat to a Chromebook sales surge – IT World Canada

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Cloud News

Google’s Chromebooks are doing well in the education sector, but still need to gain more traction in the enterprise, said a recent report from Gartner. The Stamford, Conn.-based research firm said that worldwide sales of the slimmed-down devices would reach 7.3 million this year, representing a 27% increase over 2014

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Cloud Computing – WORLD PANORAMA – MarketWatch

Posted on May 25, 2015 in Cloud News

NEW YORK, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the arrival and subsequent maturing of the internet, the way we work has revolutionized and allowed the development of a multitude of services. The increase in server power and lower storage costs has favored the emergence of a new trend threatening to replace the conventional web hosts. Thanks to the many benefits it offers to business and individuals, cloud computing seems to have placed itself significantly in the marketplace.Its flexibility (provision on the Internet), its adaptability (storage capacity and adapted power calculations), its payment model (pay for use) and collaborative work solutions make it a flexible and scalable tool, gathering all the applications in one space called the 'cloud'

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Salesforce Community Cloud gets recommendation tool to boost engagement – Computerworld

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

After launching its Community Cloud last August for companies trying to engage their customers online, Salesforce has now given the platform a major update.

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What MSPs Need To Know About The Impact Of Cloud Computing On Clients’ IT … – Business Solutions Magazine

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Cloud News

By Rick Delgado, contributing writer As cloud computing has gained in popularity over the years, many within the IT industry have been understandably excited and wary about what it would mean for them. Using more technology certainly opens up new opportunities for IT workers, but their roles and positions would likely change as the cloud was adopted by organizations around the world

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Data Protection Concerns Rise With The Increase In SaaS Usage – StorageReview.com

Posted on May 21, 2015 in SMB Cloud

May 21st, 2015 by Adam Armstrong Asigra Inc. has pointed to further evidence showing an increasing use of Software as a Service (SaaS) is on the rise and companies need to examine the issue of data protection. Businesses are continuing to use SaaS more and more with popular applications such as Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, and Salesforce.com

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CLOUD COMPUTING Salesforce Rolls Out Next-Gen Community Cloud – CIO Today

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Cloud News

CRM behemoth Salesforce is rolling out the next iteration of Community Cloud, technology that lets companies combine business data and processes with its customer relationship management (CRM) platform to create personalized, mobile destinations. Specifically, Salesforce is adding Targeted Recommendations, Lightning Community Builder and Templates and Salesforce Files Connect for Google Drive. The goal is to help companies connect with stakeholders in new ways.

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eGuide: Cloud Computing – CIO

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Cloud News

As cloud models mature and are adopted by more and more organizations, the benefits are becoming clearer.

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Accounting for Cloud Computing – Bloomberg BNA

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Cloud News

May 20, 2015 / by Xing Gao According to a Goldman Sachs study, cloud computing will grow at a rate of 30% through 2018, a trend that started back in 2013. With the penetration of cloud computing, questions of how to properly recognize revenues from cloud computing arrangements have been raised

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The enterprise technologies to watch in 2015 – ZDNet

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

As business and IT leaders prepare for their next budget cycle this year, more emerging and not-yet-adopted technologies must be considered as candidates than ever before. Yet despite the seemingly endless flow of new applications, devices, and services, it's always important to sort the latest digital innovations into the strategic and tactical, into what is merely incremental, and the can't-miss digital trains leaving the station that could create all new markets, new channels, and vital future growth opportunities for the business.

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Pattern Driven Enterprise Cloud Transformation – An Innovative Approach to … – Data Center Knowledge

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

by Industry Perspectives on May 20, 2015 Biswajit Mohapatra is an IBM Certified Consultant and Global Integrated Delivery Leader for IBM Application Development and Innovation Digital Modernization Service (DMS) practice. Vinay Parisa is an IBM Certified IT Architect and cloud architect for IBM’s Application Development & Innovation Digital Modernization Services practice in India.

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Oracle heads for the cloud – The Australian Financial Review

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Cloud News

by Stewart Oldfield Larry Ellison's Oracle is trying to transition from a mature data management software vendor into the world's biggest play on cloud computing, a sector which could triple its revenues over the next five years.  Off a relatively small base, Oracle's cloud computing revenues are growing at 30 per cent a year, while the traditional on-premises software licence business on which the company was built is going backwards. Given Oracle has a market capitalisation of US$190 billion ($233 billion) and a forward price-to-earnings multiple of more than 15, the market appears to be backing Ellison's vision of becoming the global leader in cloud computing

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