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  • Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

    Amazon Web Services is offering its customers free use of over 85,000 satellite images, setting the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications.

    Written by Joab Jackson20 March 15 09:26
  • Google Cloud organizes all the log files to ease troubleshooting

    When troubleshooting a misbehaving Web application, administrators will often first check the server's logs for clues. Google is trying to ease that process by consolidating into a single location all the logs for user applications built on its cloud platform.

    Written by Joab Jackson20 March 15 07:03
  • IBM channels stadium rock at its new InterConnect conference

    For the opening of its largest user conference in recent memory, IBM wanted to show attendees the power of Cloud computing and the Internet of Things. So it asked everyone in the MGM Grand auditorium to don a plastic wristband with an embedded chip and some LED lights.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 Feb. 15 12:16
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  • Salesforce.com's Complexity Brings CIOs, Partners Together

    As Salesforce.com's SaaS offerings become more sophisticated, configuration and deployment gets more complex. In response, enterprises are increasingly turning to partners for implementation help.

    Written by John Moore14 Nov. 12 19:44
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  • Why the open source business model is a failure

    Open source software companies must move to the Cloud and add proprietary code to their products to succeed. The current business model is recipe for failure.

    Written by Paul Rubens06 July 15 23:27
  • Why IBM will win the war with Amazon Web Services

    Amazon dominates the Cloud, but IBM, strengthened by its SoftLayer acquisition, has unleashed a marketing campaign that fires on all cylinders. Whether IBM's Ccloud is, in fact, better may matter less than Amazon's ability to challenge a company that's made many competitors crumble over the past 102 years.

    Written by Rob Enderle08 Nov. 13 15:54
  • Who are the real winners in the Microsoft-Oracle deal?

    The new Microsoft-Oracle partnership benefits both companies, as Oracle gets access to Azure and Microsoft can finally license Java. Will the deal have any effect on either company's enterprise customers?

    Written by Paul Rubens15 Aug. 13 19:02
  • What to do if your cloud provider disappears

    Software developer Christopher Shockey saw the first signs of trouble in late 2008. A sales rep who had always represented Web application development provider Coghead was now calling on behalf of Coghead's much larger rival Salesforce.com.

    Written by Robert L. Scheier21 April 09 09:05