Articles about Cloud
Financial services marches into the software business.
AWS launches Amazon Machine Learning with the aim of giving non-statisticians the power to make better predictions from massive stores of data.
Zero Day Weekly: The curse of Anonabox, Apple eschews Rootpipe, Singtel acquires Trustwave, White House breach follies
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending April 10, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The ability to deploy Skype for Business as a hybrid cloud system could help the university retire its legacy telephony kit.
Microsoft and Dropbox announced the latest move in their partnership today, with the availability of direct connections to Dropbox accounts from Office Online. Here's how it works.
The entire old-school television distribution system has been rocked by a quake of epic magnitude. Now I can watch whatever I want -- and save hundreds of dollars a year.
Mixing up traditional pricing models became the big theme at the latest AWS customer summit, including a new monthly-based scheme for popular cloud apps to a deep dive into machine learning.
Microsoft and Dropbox are enabling Office Online users to add their Dropbox accounts to the Webified version of Office.
Microsoft's AzureDB NoSQL database service and a related new open-source data-migration tool, are generally available.
If AWS keeps landing independent software vendors such as Tibco, MicroStrategy, Infor and Informatica as all-in customers, most enterprises will be customers even if indirectly.
Analytics and clever algorithms helped IBM determine exactly how many servers it needs to run the Masters' website -- including at peak moments of the tournament.
Using internet-connected devices to capture where golf balls are headed, users can now visualize exactly how a golf player tracked the course from their smartphones and tablets.
Workday has delivered the first installment of what will be a series of analytics tools dubbed Insight Applications.
Cloudnexa, an Amazon Web Services partner, launched a console to optimize cloud operations and control costs.
Sales Cloud Engage is supposed to take customized ad campaigns a step further while also breaking down the borders for prospect and client data within the Salesforce platform.
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.
Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform adds support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android — in version 3.0. The Silverlight-driven UI is much the same as before, but it's now easier to see, filter and respond to alerts.
Amazon's rise is most apparent when you look at how its introduction of new products, services, and datacentres has built the infrastructure needed to support its growth
Amazon is trying hard to catch up with Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive, but this new Windows and Mac app leaves its still staggering in the rear.
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.
At the RSA 2011 conference here in San Francisco, technology futurist Paul Saffo talks to eBay's chief security information officer about how the company's intent on building an eBay version in the cloud to handle its growth. The private cloud will have the ability to run in its own data center or with a third-party data center.