Articles about Cloud
Christine Heckart knows about the intersection of marketing and IT: As a CMO and one-time CIO, she serves up lessons on cloud, marketing and customer data.
Brocade CMO Christine Heckart tells ZDNet why and where cloud apps bring value and the big differences of running them through the IT budget vs. the marketing budget.
From next month, early access starts to Red Hat's Cloud Suite for Applications, built from its existing offerings to form what it calls a complete open-source cloud stack.
The cloud company announced on Monday it has been granted ISO 27018 certification, the world's first international standard for cloud privacy and data protection.
Sponsored by Microsoft Cloud
Cloud-driven technologies will help business applications face future challenges
Following its recent moves with Oracle, Pivotal and EMC, the OpenStack specialist is stepping up integration efforts with ecosystem partners with turnkey appliances in mind.
The Big Blue forecasts a rebound for next year but the months ahead will be challenging
Microsoft Research's Project Trinity is now available for public testing in the form of Graph Engine 1.0 public preview.
A seasoned IT service provider shares the most important considerations in evolving an IT department into a business technology service broker.
Developers, developers, developers: For Microsoft the tune might change but the words remain the same
Back-to-back events reveal Microsoft's developer strategy for the next few years.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 15, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Integration between Oracle Database, Oracle Solaris and Mirantis OpenStack is designed to make life easier for developers.
Sponsored by Microsoft Cloud
A look at different models for building out data center resources via IaaS and PaaS, including cloudbursting and storage integration for BDR.
DevOps could transform the way your organisation delivers software projects but there are some hurdles you'll have to jump along the way.
It started with a single, ambiguous bullet-point, but Pond is now leading the emerging world of social education platforms.
Google may be closing down its Reader RSS services from 1 July, but that isn't the end of the RSS party. Here are four cloud-based alternatives and one desktop option all waiting to keep you in touch with the news.
How do you enrol a Windows RT tablet onto Microsoft's latest cloud-hosted management platform? Our walk-through shows how.
It's hard to think of Microsoft Office as anything other than the archetypal Windows desktop program. But while no one was looking, Microsoft's free online apps and storage turned surprisingly powerful. Are the free apps good enough to use in place of Office?
A warehouse north of London is on the verge of completing its transformation into a datacentre
SugarSync is one of my favorite cloud backup and storage solutions because of its multi-platform support. The new 2.0 beta version includes significant UI improvements to make it much more user friendly.
What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.
ZDNet looks back at the year, on a month-by-month basis, at some of the most publicized hacks, leaks and data breaches of 2012.
Datacentres are the IT palaces that provide the backbone of our working lives. Take a tour of datacentres around the world, from the UK to Iceland to Texas, in this round-up of cutting-edge facilities.
How do you make your datacentre run better, and save money? At IBM's research labs and facilities in upstate New York, three ideas are uppermost on people's minds: energy efficiency, monitoring, and utilisation.
Pictures from the SY3-II launch in Alexandria on November 15.
Nanyang Technological University shows prototype of TV content distribution via cloud-based technology with added social functionalities.
Eventually, Outlook.com will replace Hotmail. For now, though, Microsoft is releasing its new email service (previously code-named NewMail) as a preview that's open to the public. Here's what's inside.
Sponsored by SAP
IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.
Microsoft's new Office has a design that makes it easy to focus on work, rather than drowning in extraneous information. Office 2013 looks set to make users more productive without requiring them to learn new ways of working, even on new kinds of devices.
Microsoft has officially unveiled the consumer preview of Office 2013. The new edition has a dramatically different look and feel, as well as tight connections to cloud-based services. Here's what you'll find inside.
When the New South Wales Department of Education (DET) decided it needed to improve the way it handled science testing for year-8 students, it began to look at online solutions. Teaming up with Janison Solutions, the DET sought to better replicate what students did in the laboratory.
Join this free web conference at 9am from the Salesforce.com event -- Cloudforce Sydney. Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobility & Open Technologies will be the topics discussed by the Industry Panel -- Ian Birks (AIIA), Kendall Collins (Salesforce.com), Jim Hassell ( NBN), Dr Steve Hodgkinson (Ovum) & hosted by Brian Haverty (ZDNet Australia).
In last month's TechLines: Cloud Control event, panellists discussed how the cloud allows businesses to become more adaptable, innovating faster and ramping up computing needs for a growing (or shrinking) business, yet it also exposes them to technology lock-in.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 ZDNet Cloud TV: Hurdles to overcome (highlights)
- 2 How to mark all unread emails as read in Gmail and more
- 3 What is Docker and why is it so darn popular?
- 4 Xero (2014) review: Cloud-based accounting service for SMEs continues to improve
- 5 Azure RemoteApp beta preview: Cloud-hosted desktop apps for multiple platforms