Big Data Holdouts Risk Getting Swamped
Emerging software tools make analytics feasible -- and cost-effective -- for most companies. Now, staying on the shore may be riskier than just diving in.
Oracle's Cloud: What's Really New?
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
When Cloud Backup Fails
Cloud backup providers need to face the realities of Internet bandwidth and give customers a way to perform bulk transfer of data for both backup and recovery.
Microsoft Azure Grows More Open
Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich describes how the Azure cloud is expanding with open source, outside technologies.
Should You Outsource Analytics?
Cloud-based data science services aim to fill the gap for companies lacking in-house business intelligence or analytics expertise.
VMware User Group Eyes Bigger Role
VMware User Group VMUG is becoming a leading force in the company's development strategy, particularly its virtualized networking and storage.
Microsoft Is The Apple Of PaaS
If you follow risk assessment best practices, public platform-as-a-service is a no go. That is, unless you sign on with a control freak.