Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
Dropbox Expands The Box
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
Hybrid Cloud: All About The Network?
When a database must stay tucked away in an enterprise data center, running a dependent service in the public clouds spells "latency." Or does it?
3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
NASA Mission: Cloud Governance
Here's how the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory addressed governance, risk, and compliance for its critical public cloud services.
Eavesdropping On A New Level
MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe research team demonstrate how to capture sound using video images of objects. Yes, plants will parrot what you say with more fidelity than parrots, under the right conditions.