News & Commentary
Content tagged with Platform as a Service posted in March 2012
Equinix Offers Private Cloud With A Twist
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Highly secure, highly networked Equinix facilities in Secaucus, N.J. and Chicago let enterprise customers install their own server racks, then manage them as private infrastructure-as-a-service operations.
Google Apps Vault Promises Easy E-Discovery
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Understanding and managing corporate correspondence can be simple and affordable, Google contends.
Agriculture Dept. Eyes Cloud For Geospatial Imagery
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Farm Service Agency wants cloud service to host aerial images of farm boundaries for agency programs.
Cisco Unified Communications Play Includes iPad
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
At Enterprise Connect conference, Cisco announces Jabber will be coming to iPad and Windows. Also unveils new high-end telepresence design.
Computing Cartels Shake Up IT Purchasing
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
Massive firms with global reach will emerge during the next 10 years, offering optimized stacks of computing capability on a pay-per-use basis.
Cloud Security Frameworks: A Journey or a Destination?
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
A viable cloud security framework, on the surface, it seems pretty basic and should mirror whatever security framework(s) your company has built around your legacy business systems.
Cloud Of Government Data Grows Over Chicago
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
City of Chicago, Cook County, and state of Illinois back Metro Chicago Data Convergence Cloud to give citizens access to government data from one Web portal.
HP Displaces Cisco, EMC In Sabre Data Centers
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
$800 million deal with travel industry leader replaces rivals' aging equipment with HP's latest virtualized, converged systems.
Will Google Big Query Transform Big Data Analysis?
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Search giant unveils cloud-based analytics service that will speed advertising data analysis and help companies sidestep the big-data skills gap.
How To Navigate Intersection Of MDM, Cloud Email
Commentary  |  3/21/2012  | 
As mobile workforces meet cloud software, IT leaders may get confused about where to go with mobile device management tools.
Smarter Voice Capabilities Will Transform Medical Documentation
Commentary  |  3/20/2012  | 
Natural language processing combined with voice recognition produces clinical language understanding, which has the potential to profoundly change how information gets into clinical systems.
Anatomy Of An All-Cloud SMB
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
Startup runs on nothing but cloud applications. Here are the 16 apps they use and what they gain by skipping onsite IT infrastructure.
Texas Hands Troubled IBM Contract To Capgemini, Xerox
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
Xerox and Capgemini take over troubled Texas data center consolidation and management project that fell well behind schedule and suffered numerous problems under IBM.
Cloud Startup Appirio Raises $60 Million
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
Twitter, Facebook, Salesforce.com, and Google partner gets Silicon Valley's biggest backing yet for a cloud startup.
Cloud Will Create 14 Million Jobs, Study Says
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Microsoft and IDC study predicts media, banking, and manufacturing sectors will see biggest job gains related to cloud computing.
Why Infrastructure As A Service Is A Bad Deal
Commentary  |  3/1/2012  | 
The numbers we cranked speak for themselves: IaaS services from Amazon and others most likely do a disservice to your bottom line.


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