According to a recent survey conducted by cloud management company RightScale, private cloud adoption rate is declining steadily, while Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) keeps surging. For the survey, RightScale reached out to 1002 technical professionals across a broad...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) yesterday announced the launch of Amazon Chime, a cloud-based unified communications platform for video and audio conference calls, screen sharing and content sharing, and instant messaging.In its press release, Amazon highlights the new AWS service's features...
Datacenter footprint is extremely important for any cloud infrastructure provider. Amazon AWS, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Google are constantly building datacenters around the world. The ever-increasing demand for infrastructure services means that this trend is only going to continue...
Bain & Company, one of the world’s top management consulting groups, has released its analysis and forecasts for the cloud computing industry, titled: The Changing Faces of Cloud.Bain expects the Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service...
One could be forgiven for assuming that a suite of cloud-based applications from Microsoft, such as Office 365, would naturally run better on their latest browser, Microsoft Edge, rather than any other browser. But is that actually true? Let's take...
This week, Microsoft became the first tech company to offer uncapped indemnification coverage to its Microsoft Azure cloud customers. As the cloud computing industry keeps adding billions of dollars in business each year, it is turning out to be...
Evernote, the cross-platform workplace app, has found a new home in Google Cloud Platform. Evernote announced last September that they had decided to move to a public cloud; and, after an intensive period of research and investigation involving several...
The world’s favorite messaging app Snapchat’s parent company Snap, Inc. recently unveiled its initial public offering (IPO) prospectus, which gave us a clear view of how companies that deal with large volumes of data are deploying their cloud infrastructure.For...
When WhatsApp was acquired in 2014 by Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg indicated that they would start monetizing the messaging platform once it reached a billion users. WhatsApp has gone way beyond that - 1.2 billion users, in fact - but...
Microsoft has intensified its cloud efforts in the UK over the past several months. What began in 2015 as a decision to offer cloud services from the United Kingdom has now turned into a full-on love affair between what...
Amazon has been cutting its AWS cloud service pricing on several fronts over the past eight years or more. But now that Microsoft has slashed pricing on its own virtual machine instances and blob storage pricing on Microsoft Azure,...
According to a recent statistical analysis conducted by TSO Logic, an analytics and automation control provider, the economics of cloud computing deployments have already become too hard to for enterprises to ignore. The company analyzed over 10,000 physical servers...
About a week ago, an article was posted on Microsoft's blog by a security researcher. The post showed that Windows 10 along with Windows Defender ATP can help enterprise users protect their systems from malware epidemics that spread through...
There are at least two big reasons why we’re great fans of AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud services. The first is the fact that both units keep improving their services and keep adding layer after layer of new functionality,...
Renowned AR/VR tech evangelist and blogger Robert Scoble has doubled down on the rumor that Apple Inc. is planning to announce an AR headset sometime in the middle of 2017.We could see the company partner with lens maker Carl Zeiss...