4 Causes Of Cloud Bill Shock
Some companies shoot for reduced costs only to find unexpected expenses drive up the cloud computing bills. Do any of these problems lurk in your company?
Feds Face 'Big Data' Storage Challenge
Federal data centers are filling up with data as terabytes accumulate into petabytes. Agencies must adapt their storage
architectures and policies to optimize it all.
EMC's Gelsinger Talks Cloud Storage, Pricing Pressure
Before kicking off this week's EMC World conference, EMC president and chief operating officer Pat Gelsinger spoke with InformationWeek on automation, the roles EMC will and won't play in cloud storage, and more.
Next Valley View: Cloud, Baseball IT, And More
Tune in May 23 for the next episode of our live Web TV series, including chats with execs from Framehawk and Cloudability, plus Bill Schlough, CIO of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.
HP Layoffs Signal Punishing Fall
Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt.
Google Apps: Has Adoption Slowed?
Google renewed its pitch to embrace cloud IT at its Atmosphere roadshow. But its count of companies going Google Apps doesn't add up.
Microsoft Trumps Google In L.A. Cloud Deal
250,000 students and faculty at Los Angeles community colleges will move to Microsoft Live@edu online communication and collaboration services after school system rejects Google Apps.
Amazon Speeds Content Delivery Network
On-demand dynamic content service with flat-rate pricing may give Amazon's CloudFront an advantage against players including Akamai, Dell, and Microsoft.
Social Business in 30 Days?
With Try Jive, Jive Software is flirting with the freemium model used by competitors like Yammer. But is 30 days long enough to see results?
Compromise On Health Data Access May Be Ugly
Some hospitals and doctors oppose giving patients electronic data as quickly as required by proposed Meaningful Use Stage 2 regulations. Consumer groups want more speed--and the compromise likely won't please either side.
DOE Hybrid Cloud May Be Model For Future
Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration
develop secure cloud that will be available to other departments and potentially other federal agencies.