In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 6/30/201526 comments | Read | Post a Comment
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/201510 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/25/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/24/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/201520 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce.com is a leader in providing cloud-based enterprise software applications and platform services. How does it stack up to the competition? Here's how.By InformationWeek Staff , 6/23/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/201517 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/19/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For IT professionals, as well as the CIOs who sign off on expensive Oracle technology, the company’s new cloud strategy is a sea change worth watching.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/18/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud is the talk of the IT industry. Check out these online courses to give you the knowledge you need to take advantage of the trend.By InformationWeek Staff , 6/17/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
If nothing else, Joyent is conducting an experiment on whether hundreds of containers may be run in close proximity on a host from a wide variety of unknown customers. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon Web Service expanded its virtual server offerings again with M4s, a much larger version of its general-purpose M3s. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/15/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.