How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation
NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
Why Sears Is Going All-In On Hadoop
Sears pushes the cutting edge with some big data techniques, while trying to sell its big data services. Can emerging tech drive change in old-school companies?
Amazon Sells Customers On Long-Term Use
As more Amazon customers sign up for routine use of cloud services, Cloudyn introduces a calculator to help choose cost-efficient mix of long-term and on-demand servers.
Next Valley View: Dial C For Controversy
Tune into the next episode of our live Web TV program, Valley View, October 24 at 11 am PT. We'll go one on one with Cisco's Chambers and Oracle's Hurd, plus explore where the Obama administration's stimulus money ended up.
SAP CEO Tackles Tough Cloud Questions
Jim Hagemann Snabe discusses SAP's ongoing transformation and takes on Oracle's version of the truth in this video interview from the InformationWeek 500 conference.
CliQr's Elevator Pitch: Any App, In Any Cloud
Startup's CEO talks about CliQr's promise to put any legacy application on any public cloud, without modification. Check out video interviews from InformationWeek 500 and Valley View.
VMware Fights Lock-In Fears, Supports Rival Tools
VMware revamps vCloud Suite management tools to work with Microsoft's Hyper-V, Citrix Systems' XenServer, and open source Xen and KVM hypervisors, and run VMs across public and private clouds, including Amazon's EC2.
Oracle's Great Stack Attack
If Larry Ellison and his team delivered one message to customers during Oracle Open World it was this: We complete you.
Oracle Open World: 6 Rants and Raves
Oracle's cloud vision and announcements on key features deserve praise, but we need to see more substance behind the promises and more reality in the claims.
Oracle Touts Cloud Flourishes, Trashes Salesforce.com
At Oracle Open World, CEO Ellison lays on the rhetoric that Oracle's approach is safer than Salesforce.com's. Oracle customers will find his new cloud vision has a familiar bundle of enterprise software at its core.