Telco Moves Into Cloud Services
Dimension Data, a unit of Japan's NTT, picks up operational expertise and a software stack by acquiring infrastructure as a service and managed hosting services provider OpSource.
Apple iCloud MobileMe Transition Roadmap
Looking to quell user fears, Apple has provided a tidy little help page that outlines much of what will happen as MobileMe transitions to iCloud in the coming months.
Wyoming Completes Google Apps Migration
Days prior to Microsoft's Office 365 launch, the first state government to drop its in-house software in favor of Google's cloud-computing offering announced that all 10,000 employees have made the move.
Will IBM Go 'All In' On Cloud Computing?
IBM has spent more than a decade and tens of billions of dollars buying software. Don't bet on it delivering its smartest technologies on demand any time soon.
6 Tips To Maximize SaaS Value
Host Analytics' CFO says the midmarket firm's software as a service overhaul is more about technology sophistication and using tools previously only available to the enterprise than cost cutting.
'Engineering Cloud' Promises To Modernize Manufacturing
Fujitsu's specialized cloud computing platform combines on-demand computer-aided design and analytics software with a thin-client environment to offer manufacturers additional product design and production power at an economical entry cost.
Dropbox Files Left Unprotected, Open To All
A software bug rendered the account authentication mechanism non-functional for four hours, leaving customers fuming over the latest security lapse at the popular online file storage service.
4 Reasons Cloud Computing Isn't Overhyped
CIO of Schumacher Group, a midmarket physician management firm, says that as much as 85% of the company's processes are now cloud-based. Here’s why, and his advice on how to make the shift to cloud-based infrastructure.
How Google Instant Pages Improves Search
Say goodbye to I'm Feeling Lucky and say hello to I'm Feeling Confident: Google's new search trick takes educated guessing to another level. Just beware a few potential problems.
Federal CIOs Report Progress On IT Reform
Cloud computing has been used to save money, improve uptime, and boost collaboration at the Department of Interior, Army Corps of Engineers, and Office of Personnel Management.
Apple WWDC: Lion OS Roars In At Just $29
Apple takes a direct job at Microsoft with this pricing on the next version of Max OSX, available next month only through the Mac App store. And with full-screen apps, Apple also swings at Google's Chrome OS.
Apple WWDC: Will Jobs Answer Big iCloud Questions?
Steve Jobs is expected to reveal a disruptive new cloud service and updates to two operating systems, Mac OS X 10.7, known as Lion, and iOS 5. The Apple CEO’s faithful await answers on some important unanswered details about each--and will expect one more thing.