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From Russia with Code

From Russia with Code

Future sanctions may make it difficult for Western software companies to do business in Mother Russia. But the country has a vast domestic software, services and internet industry of its own. These are some of the powerhouses.

March 28, 2014 by in Enterprise Software

Benefiting from the Cloud: Private versus Public

When it comes to computing in the cloud, there is a lot to consider. For some organizations, the biggest question is whether to go public or private. There are some big differences and lots to consider, including security, compliance, and even ways to make money with your cloud choice. Join host Jonas Tichenor, along with HP Cloud Strategist Jacob Van Ewyk, CBS Interactive Sr. Director of IT Infrastructure Stephen Comstock and ZDNet Editors, David Gewirtz and Andrew Nusca for an interactive deep dive into which approach is better for your company.

May 2, 2012 by in Cloud

Father of Google Apps: How Google entered the cloud

At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.

December 8, 2011 by in Enterprise Software

Larry Ellison announces Oracle Public Cloud

At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison discusses the company's new cloud offering. Ellison says: “The key difference is that our cloud is based on industry standards and supports full operability with other clouds and data centers on-premise."

October 5, 2011 by in Storage

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