Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) shows Amazon dominant, Microsoft and Google making progress, and IBM's service - based on its purchase of SoftLayer - in relative decline...
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Three million survey participants in 50 countries say Apple is the top global brand as Microsoft gets a leg up on IBM.
Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
Announced today, Docker Inc's fourth round of investment gives it a $95m pot to deepen integration with AWS, IBM and Microsoft and add new features.
Nine new suppliers including Dimension Data and iiNet have joined companies such as Microsoft and IBM on the Australian government's cloud services panel.
When IBM signed up for Basic and DOS in 1980, Microsoft was tiny (40 staff) compared to Big Blue (341,279). But in the latest round of quarterly results, Microsoft unveiled bigger revenues, and it has 10x more cash in the bank.
Microsoft and IBM have forged a new alliance bringing more of IBM's enterprise software and services to Azure, and Microsoft's enterprise software to IBM's cloud platforms.
Big Blue is set to make a major announcement later today, US time, with reports that IBM will pay $1.5 billion to part with its chip business.
After months of speculation, Big Blue has confirmed its server processor business is off to a new home.
Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
Time and again we write about security breaches that would have been prevented by two-factor authentication. What are the ways people do this in the real world?
Big Blue says the neurosynaptic computer chip will open new computing possibilities for cloud, mobile and distributed sensor applications.
So keen was IBM to get rid of its failing chip-manufacturing business that it was willing to pay handsomely for Globalfoundries to take it — but not at any price.
IBM and GlobalFoundries' plan to merge their chip businesses has reportedly fallen through.
IBM's bet is that the next decade will feature systems---cognitive, synaptic and quantum computing to name a few---that will need new processor technologies.
The industry group representing Apple, Microsoft, HP and IBM has argued that if Australian competition law is changed to ban the so-called Australia tax on technology, it might drive companies out of the country.
Google's game of cloud catch-up continues as it launches Asia Pacific zone to better compete with the likes of AWS, Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer, three rivals already in the region.
This new pro-patent business consortium may boast some of industry's heaviest hitters — Apple, GE, IBM, and Microsoft — but it really doesn't have much of a message.
Cloud company Salesforce.com makes it into the ranking of the top 10 enterprise software companies for the first time.
It is important to note that even though the report was published in March 2014, the results actually pertain to 2012.
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