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When businesses turn into a set of web APIs, decisions about trust, security, and risk management become more important than ever -- and many of these are board-level decisions.
ZDNet's Jason Hiner interviewed CXOs at a San Francisco roundtable on IoT, big data, and the cloud. Here are the biggest challenges they anticipate in the coming years.
ZDNet hosted a roundtable with CXOs in San Francisco to talk IoT, big data, and the cloud. Here are the big opportunities they see in the years ahead.
Red Hat clarifies where Ceph and Gluster fit into your big data storage plans.
Apple has snapped up a small database company that specialises in high-availability distributed environments.
Industry cloud is a growing element within cloud computing. A recent Tech Pro Research survey revealed that 57% of respondents are either using, or planning to use, industry cloud services within the next...
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Oracle Australia and New Zealand is hurtling headlong into a 'fundamental shift' in its business model, with the company's cloud services portfolio gaining the upper hand in its regional product revenue mix.
HubSpot bolsters its sales and marketing software set a few months after going public on the New York Stock Exchange.
Changes in the latest release of app-development platform Pivotal Cloud Foundry are designed to accelerate uptake and make life easier for coders.
Microsoft is combining Azure Websites, Mobile Services and BizTalk Services into a new bundle for developers building all kinds of cross-platform apps.
The Helion Rack includes infrastructure and platform services designed to host mission critical cloud apps.
AWS has named six partners under a certification program designed to ensure consultants maintain a common customer experience.
Samsung SDS, the IT service provider of Samsung, has partnered up with Oracle to expand into global markets, their first target being China.
The video game streaming site, bought by Amazon for almost $970 million, has reset user passwords amid concerns it may have been hacked.
Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela explains how Microsoft is attempting to transform its business model.
The best Chromebook is also, easily, the most expensive Chromebook. For some people, though, it's worth the money.
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.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Working with public cloud: How to tackle the challenges
- 2 Risk assessments are crucial for cloud deployments: CISO
- 3 The 21st Century Data Center: An overview
- 4 SAP's cloud push: Here's what customers are planning to do
- 5 Predicting the next decade of tech: From the cloud to disappearing computers and the rise of robots