Today's Surface generation 2 announcements demonstrate that Microsoft remains firmly committed to the hardware business for tablets and PCs.
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While big data technologies like Hadoop can deal with over-hyped new data like mobile and social, the broad demand is simply not there yet. Instead, the big deal about big data is the potential for getting more value more quickly from more data, at a lower cost and with greater agility.
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Cloud services are not one size fits all: you need to base your selections on individual needs.
Under Steve Ballmer, Microsoft solidified its stronghold on enterprise solutions. But what challenges will his successor face?
If you want to be the best in data center operations you are right to benchmark yourself against the cloud computing leaders – just don’t delude yourself into thinking you can match them.
Forrester estimates the US cloud computing industry could lose up to $180 billion by 2016 thanks to the NSA's PRISM project - but only if you believe that concerns about government spying trump the business benefits of going cloud.
According to Forrester's Christine Ferrusi Ross, we’re hitting an inflection point. Software-is-the-brand companies are beginning to understand that technology is their supply chain – technology is becoming a “raw material” that allows today’s products to be built.
We are entering the second wave of cloud computing: The Public Cloud Economics. Forrester Research's Stefan Ried looks at how Deutsche Börse has accelerated loud economics to the public level.
The days of talking about cloud-based collaboration are over - it's here and it's happening now. But IT and business leaders need to be sensible and remember it's still early days. Here are five questions you need to ask from the outset when choosing between Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Business.