Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Top Considerations For Cloud EHR Buyers
Cloud computing offers a speed ramp into the electronic health record highway. But don't overlook critical questions about security, performance, say legal experts at HIMSS.
Microsoft Azure Suffers Outage
Microsoft Azure cloud services dashboard shows access problem in three regions; most users back online within eight hours.
The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.
Dell: 'We're Not Really A PC Company Anymore'
Dell evolving its business away from a reliance on PC shipments toward supplying high-end servers, appliances, and rack-mount virtualization packages for the enterprise data center.
DARPA, MIT Research A Self-Healing Cloud
Researchers aim to develop a cloud computing environment that could immediately recognize and fend off a cyber attack, much like the human body fights a virus.
Changes Planned For Meaningful Use Rules
HIMSS12 attendees were disappointed when details of Meaningful Use Stage 2 rules weren't revealed on Tuesday, and they were surprised to hear that changes will be made to Stage 1 rules.
Inside Zynga's Big Move To Private Cloud
With private cloud, Zynga found it could do the same work it had been doing on Amazon EC2, but with one-third the
number of servers. Go inside the how and why of the move.
What To See At HIMSS12
Among the hundreds of health IT presentations, demos, and vendor offerings at HIMSS12 next week, don't miss these highlights.
4 Hot Topics At Cloud Connect
From Amazon to Zynga, cloud leaders at the conference gave some interesting sneak peeks at the future of cloud computing. Take a look ahead.
Cloud Connect TV
Watch and listen to cloud computing experts discuss the key issues of the day at Cloud Connect.
Obama Would Cut Military IT Budget
The White House budget proposal for fiscal 2013 would cut the Department of Defense's IT budget by 3.6%. But cybersecurity gets an increase.
Cloud Computing Can Drive Business Innovation
Cloud is an enabler of new business models, but too many companies are just experimenting or improving existing processes and not taking full advantage of the technology, says IBM.