News & Commentary
Content tagged with Cloud computing posted in February 2014
Why Smart Cities Need Cloud Services
News  |  2/28/2014  | 
As municipal needs get more sophisticated, more cities turn to cloud services.
IBM Confirms Layoffs Amid Hiring
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
IBM cuts workers even as it hires for cloud computing and Watson initiatives.
Workday Beats Forecasts, Buys Analytics Startup
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
Workday wraps up fiscal 2014 with 71% gain, buys HR-oriented predictive analytics company.
NSA Scandal Darkens Cloud Discussions At RSA
News  |  2/26/2014  | 
From Europe's efforts to create regulations for data localization to worries over the security of the cloud, the leaks of the past eight months have cast a shadow over cloud providers.
Federal IT Reform Bill Passes House
News  |  2/26/2014  | 
Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act contains far-reaching changes to the IT procurement system. It would grant greater authority to agency CIOs.
Google Powers Forest Protection Effort
News  |  2/22/2014  | 
Using Google's map technology and cloud platform, Global Forest Watch can track tree use, abuse, and regrowth.
How FedRAMP Can Accelerate Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  2/18/2014  | 
Federal IT leaders can foster cloud adoption by incorporating automated, repeatable security processes.
2014 State of Storage Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  2/18/2014  | 
If you look at vendor financials, the enterprise storage business seems stuck in neutral. But those flat revenue numbers mask a scorching pace of technical innovation, ongoing double-digit capacity growth in enterprises, and dramatic changes in how and where businesses store data.
DARPA Pursues Deep Web Search Tools
News  |  2/12/2014  | 
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project Memex will shine light on parts of the Web where commercial engines don't search.
7 Reasons Federal Cybersecurity Hires Will Grow
Commentary  |  2/12/2014  | 
Government officials have recognized the importance of investing in human capital, not just technology, to confront cybersecurity crises.
4 Ways Salesforce.com Likes Facebook
Commentary  |  2/7/2014  | 
Salesforce.com has learned a lot of lessons from the social network, and it shows in its enterprise applications.
Cloud First: End Of The Beginning For Federal Agencies?
Commentary  |  2/6/2014  | 
Federal agencies are shifting away from the 2010 Cloud-First mandate and setting foundations for using the cloud for business and mission objectives.
Why Carriers Won't Win War On Netflix
Commentary  |  2/6/2014  | 
Simmer down, Net neutrality doomsayers. We can expect carriers to experiment with traffic impairment, but we can also expect them to fail.
Federal CIOs' Current Security Dilemma
Commentary  |  2/6/2014  | 
Three initiatives meant to improve government IT security are languishing from funding challenges, yet CIOs are asked to deliver on the promise of shared services.
Can SAP Master Cloud & On-Premises?
Commentary  |  2/5/2014  | 
SAP tells financial analysts cloud growth will make it the fastest-growing mega-cap company in IT.


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