Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
Dropbox Expands The Box
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
VMware COO Clarifies Focus
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Why VMware Is Embracing OpenStack
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
VMware Debuts EVO: RAIL
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
Hybrid Cloud: All About The Network?
When a database must stay tucked away in an enterprise data center, running a dependent service in the public clouds spells "latency." Or does it?
Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.