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  • Amazon Web Services Sharpens Focus on Public Sector

    Hardly content to rest on its laurels, Amazon is adding clients in the government, education and nonprofit sectors, vying for public-sector contracts and looking to build its apps marketplace into a research and development hub.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin27 June 14 03:47
  • How to Use OpenStack in Your Small Business

    The OpenStack cloud platform works well for companies that aim to deploy software or infrastructure as a service but remain wary of doing so using public cloud services. Here's how to find out if OpenStack is right for your business.

    Written by Paul Mah15 May 14 23:09
  • Cloud Apps Soar, CIOs Take on New Role

    As cloud apps become more business-critical, the CIO is emerging as the cloud services broker. In this new IT model, which is expected to expand rapidly in the next 12 months, CIOs can push cloud service providers to deliver detailed SLAs.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige02 May 14 03:01
  • Why CIOs shouldn't block rogue Cloud apps

    Enterprises have an average 461 Cloud apps running in their organisations (nine to 10 times IT's estimates), according to some reports. Line-of-business managers hesitate to bring in the CIO out of fear of being blocked. If CIOs can remove this fear, everyone, it turns out, benefits.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige01 May 14 00:05
  • Cloud wars heating up in 2014

    Google, Amazon and Microsoft have all made strategic moves to gain cloud market share -- and the 'cloud wars' are only getting started.

    Written by Sharon Florentine12 March 14 13:42
  • 2014 Forecast for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing has proven to be one of the great disruptive technologies of our time, and the effects of its increasing adoption and maturation will ripple out through 2014. Here are 10 predictions for how the cloud will impact IT in the coming year.

    Written by Sharon Florentine, Thor Olavsrud01 Jan. 14 00:29
  • 5 Misconceptions of Cloud Software and Virtual Licensing

    Are you leaving money on the table by not optimizing your virtual or cloud environment to cut software licensing costs? Don't fall prey to these five common software licensing misconceptions.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud04 April 13 15:10
  • Does Big Data spell the end of business intelligence as we know it?

    Traditional BI requires human input to decide what correlated factors to query. As predictive data analytics gets increasingly powerful, the algorithms do the deciding. That spells the end of BI as columnist Bernard Golden knows it - and he doesn't feel fine about it.

    Written by Bernard Golden26 March 13 22:26
  • 10 Hot Cloud Startups to Watch

    After evaluating more than 150 new cloud ventures, here are the top 10 cloud startups. These companies are shaping--or have the potential to shape--how the cloud computing market will evolve.

    Written by Jeff Vance05 March 13 19:24
  • Cloud security not really slowing IT adoption

    Cloud security has been discussed ad nauseum for years, and it's often cited as the biggest barrier to enterprise cloud adoption. Such conversations are misguided and ignore the larger challenge of cloud adoption: accommodating developers.

    Written by Bernard Golden20 Nov. 12 13:47
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