Telco Moves Into Cloud Services
Dimension Data, a unit of Japan's NTT, picks up operational expertise and a software stack by acquiring infrastructure as a service and managed hosting services provider OpSource.
Apple iCloud MobileMe Transition Roadmap
Looking to quell user fears, Apple has provided a tidy little help page that outlines much of what will happen as MobileMe transitions to iCloud in the coming months.
5 Cloud Migration Tips From IBM's CIO
Big Blue isn't just pitching cloud technology, it's migrating its own apps to a shared, virtualized infrastructure. CIO Jeannette Horan shares her lessons learned to date.
Wyoming Completes Google Apps Migration
Days prior to Microsoft's Office 365 launch, the first state government to drop its in-house software in favor of Google's cloud-computing offering announced that all 10,000 employees have made the move.
Will IBM Go 'All In' On Cloud Computing?
IBM has spent more than a decade and tens of billions of dollars buying software. Don't bet on it delivering its smartest technologies on demand any time soon.
6 Tips To Maximize SaaS Value
Host Analytics' CFO says the midmarket firm's software as a service overhaul is more about technology sophistication and using tools previously only available to the enterprise than cost cutting.
'Engineering Cloud' Promises To Modernize Manufacturing
Fujitsu's specialized cloud computing platform combines on-demand computer-aided design and analytics software with a thin-client environment to offer manufacturers additional product design and production power at an economical entry cost.
Dropbox Files Left Unprotected, Open To All
A software bug rendered the account authentication mechanism non-functional for four hours, leaving customers fuming over the latest security lapse at the popular online file storage service.
Feds Run 5 Of Top 10 Supercomputers Worldwide
Japan's K Computer and China's Tianhe-1A took the top two spots, but four Department of Energy systems and one run by NASA made the top 10 of a biannual ranking of the top 500 high-performance-computing systems.
4 Reasons Cloud Computing Isn't Overhyped
CIO of Schumacher Group, a midmarket physician management firm, says that as much as 85% of the company's processes are now cloud-based. Here’s why, and his advice on how to make the shift to cloud-based infrastructure.
Federal CIO Kundra Resigns For Harvard Job
Vivek Kundra will leave the White House for the Ivy League after two years of pushing aggressively for federal IT reform on consolidation, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
How Google Instant Pages Improves Search
Say goodbye to I'm Feeling Lucky and say hello to I'm Feeling Confident: Google's new search trick takes educated guessing to another level. Just beware a few potential problems.