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Content tagged with Cloud Storage posted in December 2014
10 Threats Worse Than Artificial Intelligence
News  |  12/30/2014
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.
Azure Helps Police Store, Access Body Camera Video
News  |  12/30/2014
Police camera maker demonstrates one way agencies are using Microsoft's Azure Government cloud to run software and equipment in a flexible, interoperable environment.
Sony Fallout: The Terrorists Win Our Networks
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
It's time to get serious. Sony hack may mark the end of enterprise networks as we know them.
9 Cloud Trends For 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
In 2015, expect to see the cloud mature as a platform for hybrid operations, with cloud data centers achieving new efficiencies through containers.
2014: IT's Good, Bad, & Ugly
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
Take a look back at some of the most memorable IT incidents -- for good and bad -- over the past year.
Docker, CoreOS Push Containers To Center Stage
News  |  12/29/2014
Containers aren't just good for developers. They're good for cloud workloads, if their supporters can get the security right.
Boxever Implements DevOps, Continuous Delivery On Amazon
News  |  12/23/2014
Travel analytics firm Boxever thrives while executing three or four updates a day to its core systems on Cassandra in Amazon cloud.
Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed On Bad Code
News  |  12/22/2014
Microsoft's analysis of Nov. 18 Azure outage indicates engineers' decision to widely deploy misconfigured code triggered major cloud outage.
MyWebGrocer Taps Power Of API
News  |  12/19/2014
Online ad/coupon service uses API tools to provide targeted advertising for retailers and useful information to consumers.
Amazon, VMware On Collision Course
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
At this year's Re:Invent conference, Amazon showcased new features and agility plans that could push it solidly ahead of its cloud competitors.
IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers
News  |  12/18/2014
IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.
3 OpenStack Predictions For 2015
Commentary  |  12/17/2014
VMware customers will surge, Debian will become the vendor-neutral platform, and instability will lose its cool factor.
Atlantic.Net Cloud Stretches To The Pacific
News  |  12/16/2014
Small, low-cost IaaS provider opens its first West Coast cloud facility.
SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
News  |  12/16/2014
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
News  |  12/15/2014
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
DigitalOcean Displays 'Meteroic' Rise As Web Host
News  |  12/15/2014
Netcraft survey on world's largest web hosts shows DigitalOcean has risen to No. 3 from 568th place two years ago.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Amazon Expands OpsWorks For On-Premises Server Management
News  |  12/12/2014
AWS embraces hybrid cloud by extending OpsWorks server management to systems assigned to run in customers' data centers.
Cloud Storage's Race To Zero
Commentary  |  12/11/2014
The race to provide free unlimited cloud storage can't end well, not for the vendors -- or the customers who believe they have finally found a free lunch.
Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
News  |  12/10/2014
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
The Long Death Of Project Hosting Sites
News  |  12/10/2014
Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.
Box Counters Dropbox With Enterprise Security Initiative
News  |  12/10/2014
Box launches Box Trust, a network of verified security vendors, and a new app to secure content accessed from mobile devices.
Developers See ROI For Continuous Delivery Via Cloud
News  |  12/10/2014
Developers find the pay-off for DevOps and continuous delivery comes with cloud, Evans Data survey says.
Docker Is Hot But Won't Eat The World -- Yet
Commentary  |  12/9/2014
Scalr CEO Sebastian Stadil talks Docker's usability and the pros and cons of using containers in IT, not yet a gold standard.
Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
News  |  12/8/2014
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
Amazon Says Expansion Worth Price
News  |  12/8/2014
After a Moody's credit rating downgrade, Amazon will pay a higher rate to borrow than well-funded competitors, such as Apple, Microsoft, and Google, but says business expansion will pay.
Senate Bill Prohibits Government-Mandated Backdoors
News  |  12/5/2014
Bill represents a response to government officials who want a way to bypass encryption in technology products.
Docker Founder Must Right His Ship
Commentary  |  12/5/2014
After some controversy this week, Docker needs to show it has the maturity needed to manage an open source project.
Rocket Vs. Docker Will Come Down To DevOps
Commentary  |  12/4/2014
Whether CoreOS's Rocket successfully challenges Docker's lead in cloud containers will come down to which gets DevOps right.
Cloud Storage Is Inevitable, So Plan For It
Commentary  |  12/4/2014
Simply buying more on-premises data storage without evaluating cloud-based storage alternatives could be a costly mistake.
Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprises With New API
News  |  12/4/2014
Cloud storage company Dropbox launches application programming interface that lets developers build enterprise apps on top of the service.
Amazon Streamlines Reserved Instance Pricing, Options
News  |  12/3/2014
Faced with frequent complaints about complexity, Amazon stripped down the number of Reserved Instance types and simplified its billing.
Rocket Challenges Docker On Cloud Containers
News  |  12/3/2014
Linux company CoreOS launches an alternative to Docker as a lean building block for future cloud environments.
How Microsoft Surface Pro Won Me Over
Commentary  |  12/3/2014
How I learned to stop worrying and love Windows 8.1 and the Surface Pro.
Cloud Storage: 8 Ways You're Wasting Money
Slideshows  |  12/3/2014
Don't fall into the "cheap" and "easy" cloud trap. Know how you're spending your money -- and why.
Holiday Shoppers Got Better Mobile Response Times
News  |  12/2/2014
Major retailers minimized wait times for mobile users over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping weekend. Exceptions included Best Buy and Staples.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Rises As Win XP Plummets
News  |  12/2/2014
After struggling for months to gain users, Windows 8 and 8.1 finally have eclipsed Windows XP in market share.
Sika Meshes Salesforce Customer Data With ERP Apps
News  |  12/1/2014
Sika Group turns to Jitterbit to make Salesforce.com software-as-a-service function with SAP enterprise applications.
IT Chief Of The Year: Bank Of America's Cathy Bessant
News  |  12/1/2014
Bessant leads BofA's 100,000-person technology and operations group as the bank scraps back from financial and regulatory disaster. Her formula: Steady, reliable performance over glitz.
How Bank Of America Taps Tech Startups
News  |  12/1/2014
The bank works with a surprisingly high number of startup vendors, given its size. But it's pushing all its tech suppliers to think differently.
Bank of America Tech Chief Cathy Bessant: What I Believe
News  |  12/1/2014
InformationWeek's 2014 Chief of the Year shares what being a cancer survivor taught her, why she dislikes rock-star CIOs, and more.


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