News & Commentary
Content tagged with Cloud posted in October 2010
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Amazon Ups Its Linux And Scalability Options
News  |  10/8/2010  | 
Its cloud computing service for businesses continues to expand options.
Microsoft To Launch Windows Phone 7 Monday
News  |  10/8/2010  | 
Redmond's last chance to close the gap with rivals in the increasingly crucial mobile market starts next week.
Microsoft Said To Consider Adobe Acquisition
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
Adobe's stock rose more than 11% on Thursday amid speculation about a possible deal.
iPad Is Top Selling Tech Gadget Ever
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
Tablet-style computers are flying off store shelves almost as fast as Apple can manufacture them.
Berkeley Lab Taps Google, Tests Amazon Cloud Services
Commentary  |  10/7/2010  | 
CIO Rosio Alvarez, who's also advising the Department of Energy, is devising a strategic plan to provide high-performance computing to the lab's scientists and researchers.
Ellison Threatens Cloud More As Friend Than Foe
Commentary  |  10/7/2010  | 
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, long a vocal critic, now supports cloud computing, sort of, unless what you're doing falls outside his "definition."
Obama's Tech Tools
Slideshows  |  10/7/2010  | 
As a candidate, Barack Obama benefited greatly from the power of the Internet, tapping Web tools to reach, motivate, and collect funds from millions of people across the country. As president, Obama has cemented his role as the nation's most connected president to-date, incorporating technology as a cornerstone of key initiatives from healthcare reform to education. Taking a page from corporate America, Obama hired a chief technology officer to oversee the nation's IT direction. And, though he h
Google's Poetry Translation Falls Short
News  |  10/7/2010  | 
Human translators remain necessary, for the time being.
Stratus Adds Hyper-V Support To Fault Tolerant Servers
News  |  10/6/2010  | 
The ftServer line now supports Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware server virtualization, allowing virtualization for smaller IT infrastructures.
Citrix Refreshes XenServer Virtualization Platform
News  |  10/6/2010  | 
Storage efficiency and cloud integration features reduce desktop virtualization costs and complexity, according to Citrix.
Apple TV Teardown Reveals $64 Manufacturing Cost
News  |  10/6/2010  | 
The redesigned media-streaming device has the same internal design and components as the iPad, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch.
Assessing Dell's Data-Center Simplification Play
Commentary  |  10/5/2010  | 
Viewed through the prism of Dell's recently broadened software management system for virtualized x86 servers, our columnist has kudos for the one-time PC-centric vendor's approach to data center convergence.
Microsoft Claims Big Cloud Customer Gains
Commentary  |  10/5/2010  | 
BPOS and Live@Edu services rack up seats, but it's tough to pin down totals.
Google Apps Available To New York Schools
News  |  10/5/2010  | 
School districts around the country are warming to cloud-based services.
SugarSync's File Sync Gets Collaborative
Commentary  |  10/5/2010  | 
Online file storage platform allows instant sync and collaboration among workgroups, with permissions and password protection.
Marathon Unveils Low Cost Server Fault Tolerance
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
EverRun MX software lets businesses deploy redundant server environments that ensure applications keep on running without need for costly recovery and restore procedures.
Data Robotics Announces DroboPro FS Storage Appliance
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
The appliance smaller companies sharable redundant storage that requires little administration, accepts new drives automatically and quickly and can be paired to provide off-site backups.
CA Seeds AppLogic Cloud Upgrade
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
The first upgrade of AppLogic since CA acquired 3Tera will enable processes to run in the cloud.
Barnes & Noble Introduces PubIt Self Publishing Platform
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Do-it-yourself authors and independent publishers can earn as much as 65% of the list price for works published through the program.
Android, iPhone Apps Pose Privacy Problems
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Two recent studies find privacy controls for Android devices and iPhones lacking.
Laptop Heat May Cause 'Toasted Skin Syndrome'
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
A review of recent cases concludes with a call for heat shielding and warning labels for laptop computers.
Google TV Web Site Premieres
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Google's hardware partners are about to introduce Google TV products and Google wants to make sure that word gets out.
HP's Path Forward Under Apotheker
Commentary  |  10/4/2010  | 
Deeper partnerships for the short term, plus visionary investment for a changing world of IT.
Mobile App Store Battle Pits iTunes Vs. Android Upstarts
Commentary  |  10/1/2010  | 
App stores are sprouting up like weeds, but increasing competition may actually help developers.
Google Debuts New Image Format
News  |  10/1/2010  | 
WebP may one day help reduce bandwidth demands created by image-heavy Web sites.
Mathias On Mobility: Why Mobile Apps Are Bad
Commentary  |  10/1/2010  | 
IT can deliver essential software to enterprise workers on the go without risking a fall into the mobile app trap.
Nokia's Ovi Store Reaches 2.3 Million Daily Downloads
News  |  10/1/2010  | 
More than 200,000 users per day are signing up for Ovi services, including maps, music and messaging, the handset maker reports. Challenges Oracle CEO's Cloud Account
Commentary  |  10/1/2010  | 
Larry Ellison contends virtualization is an essential component of the cloud and, by that measure, fails, while Oracle's Exalogic Elastic Cloud wins.
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