Intelligence agencies do more than just spy on you in the cloud. Some, like the CIA, use the cloud for their own purposes.
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Back in 2011, network architects at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation began investigating the viability of running the organisation's modelling and simulation applications on cloud infrastructure as an alternative to its purpose-built computing cluster named Discover.
New research shows that cloud offers IT a means to communicate with users, be responsive, and gain relevancy.
Concerns over high upfront costs and associated risks are hindering the adoption of cloud computing in the region, where only 22.2 percent of Asian cities have deployed it, according to Microsoft-CityNet research.
Cloud decisions for enterprises are shifting back to central IT; Amazon Web Services leads; Microsoft's Azure surges and there's a lot of headroom left for infrastructure as a service.
Operating systems are a commodity; what really matters are the applications we use and the services we connect to.
IBM is hoping to get more exposure to e-commerce companies and be seen as a cloud infrastructure partner.
Microsoft is using its own Cloud Platform System to power its internal 'Nebula' infrastructure-as-a-service cloud.
There is a lot to like about using the cloud for infrastructure, but there are risks as well. Remember: your vendors may not always share your priorities.
Should your enterprise own its data center? Would it be better to use the services of a hosting or collocation company? Does the emergence of cloud computing make this decision easier?
Many suppliers engaged with the OpenStack community are claiming that their approach, products and services are the best way to use OpenStack as a foundation of cloud computing projects.
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Many enterprises have commenced deployment of hybrid cloud models, receiving the dual benefits of public cloud offloading of infrastructure concerns and private cloud safeguarding of data.
KPMG survey finds cloud computing is maturing beyond the demonstration stage, and is becoming a workforce management tool.
This year more and more CxOs pulled the life support on their own datacenter infrastructure in favor of ever-maturing public and private cloud offerings.
Finzsoft Solutions has signed a five-year agreement with IBM to move its finance and banking applications to the cloud as part of its hybrid cloud infrastructure.
There have long been community infrastructure-as-a-service projects such as OpenStack, and now there's a community platform-as-a-service project: Cloud Foundry.
Hitachi Data Systems has predicted that in 2015, the market will see enterprises deploy their critical legacy applications into a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
[UPDATED] Researchers find many security holes in the Java parts of Google's Platform as a Service offering, but get kicked off the service before finishing.
How companies looking to use cloud infrastructure for one year or more could save money from changes to Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
Want to make the most of your existing storage infrastructure on a private cloud? You should consider ownCloud 7 Enterprise Edition.
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