Cloud computing is an increasingly broad topic that encompasses everything from Google Apps to data center services to virtualization to software-, infrastructure- and platform-as-a service. Technology executives are increasingly interested in cloud computing as a way to save money. Nevertheless, cloud adoption remains in the single digits amid security concerns. Rest assured that cloud computing is a game changer. Key players include: IBM, HP, Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce.com, NetSuite, VMware as well as dozens of others.
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Facebook engineers boasted that mcrouter can also work in an Amazon Web Services setup based on Instagram's deployment.
If I base my start-up business on Microsoft technologies, I've instantly put myself in hock for 300 Windows Server licenses.
Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang lines up with both the company's mobile ambitions and the need to cultivate future customers for Windows as well as its cloud properties.
Microsoft has acquired its fourth non-.U.S. company this year with its purchase of Mojang, the creator of the Minecraft game, for $2.5 billion.
In its move to acquire the AWS-compatible cloud stack provider, HP wants to present itself as being the "most compatible" of systems suppliers.
Hybrid cloud, and its unique combination of on-premise and off-premise solutions, is growing in popularity, as shown in a new Tech Pro Research survey and the resulting research report.
Google is offering startups $100,000 in credit to turn to the firm's cloud services -- rather than rivals such as Amazon.
The Australian government has signed a four-year contract with Acquia to help agencies implement its Drupal-based Government Content Management System, GovCMS, which is set to be available to all government entities by February.
A new AU$4.3 million capital-raising effort by Australian cloud services provider Bulletproof has seen the company position itself to quickly respond to upcoming acquisition opportunities, according to CEO Anthony Woodward.
The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there's a major policy change, you're going to see more stories like these.
New Zealand Treasury's Debt Management Office is a risk-management agency, but for years it relied on a risky IT environment.
Survey shows IT budgets rising, but no corresponding gains in outsourcing. What's going on?
There is no timeline for re-release and no explanation of the problem. This was a non-security update.
Salesforce.com isn't the only cloud giant with a new startup fund this month.
A Sydney-based startup that uses cloud-based data analytics and low-power Wi-Fi beacons to help homeowners manage their energy usage has won this year's Rackspace Small Teams, Big Impacts Award.