Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014
We've singled out 20 InformationWeek Elite 100 winners whose IT projects have transformed their businesses. Use them to inspire creativity and advance your plans.
Will BYOD Become 'Bring Your Own Cloud?'
Emboldened by enterprise adoption of BYOD, many employees are starting to reach toward the cloud. Here's how to gain the cost and efficiency advantages of private cloud services while offsetting the risks.
Google Wins In Amazon Cloud Price Battle
Let's put this week's cloud price cuts in context. Cash-rich Google has made it harder for Amazon to profit on AWS. Whether or not Google steals a ton of AWS customers, Google wins.
Office for iPad: Microsoft Shifts Strategy
After years of anticipation, Microsoft Office for iPad arrives -- and it's just the beginning of a new push toward apps across all mobile devices, says new CEO Satya Nadella.
Nadella's Big Moment: 5 Things To Watch
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will face stratospheric expectations Thursday when he makes his first public appearance since succeeding Steve Ballmer. Here's what we want to know.
Google Turns Up The Heat On Amazon
Google cloud architect Urs Holzle has a plan for more robust cloud services to compete with Amazon Web Services. But Google's cloud to-do list remains long.
Cisco's Cloud Plan For Internet Of Things
Cisco's $1 billion cloud investment is not about competing with Amazon, Google, or Rackspace to supply general-purpose IaaS. Cisco and its partners will offer a global chain of datacenters to serve as a backbone for the Internet of Things.
Microsoft Study Touts Hybrid Cloud
Microsoft-sponsored survey of 2,000 IT pros says private, on-premises clouds and private, hosted services represent the hybrid clouds of the future.