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.
Big Data Tackles Wildfire Control
WIFIRE, created by the University of California at San Diego and University of Maryland, crunches satellite data and real-time remote sensor data to forecast the rate at which wildfires might spread.
IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation
Our new survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and consolidation projects dying on the vine as CIOs look to cloud providers -- not to offload services, but to steal ideas.
5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo
Supreme Court rules that Aereo's scheme for delivering broadcast TV over the Internet violates copyright law; legality of cloud storage and other services remains unresolved.
Phishing Scam Targeted 75 US Airports
Major cyberattack carried out in 2013 by an undisclosed nation-state sought to breach US commercial aviation networks, says Center for Internet Security report.
Agriculture Dept. Turns To SDN
USDA's National Information Technology Center adopts software-defined networking in quest for "faster, better, cheaper" cloud services.
IBM Launches SoftLayer Data Centers
Two new data centers allow federal agencies to create cloud services quickly and securely on both virtual and bare metal servers. FedRAMP and FISMA certifications are in the works.