Google today launched a much-anticipated desktop app called Backup and Sync. Not one to mince words, the company is encouraging users to sync whatever media they have on their local systems to a location in the cloud. Essentially, it's...
In an attempt to unify Office 365, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility and Enterprise Security into a package offering for enterprises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced two key products: Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Business. The new products were...
As the global cloud computing industry continues its double digit growth march, other fields that are closely aligned with cloud computing, such as cloud security and cloud communications services, are surging as well.Data from Synergy Research Group shows that...
Microsoft announced last week that it has agreed to buy Cloudyn, an Israel-based company that provides automated cloud monitoring, analytics and optimization for customers.It is an extremely interesting acquisition for Microsoft because Cloudyn can work across different cloud platforms,...
Oracle’s co-founder shocked everyone - and possibly his own team - by saying that Amazon’s lead in IaaS is over, during his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld Conference in San Francisco last September. It was shocking because Oracle was...
While everyone is busy talking about Amazon agreeing to acquire Whole Foods Market for a whopping $13.7 billion, there's something else going on in the background on the cloud computing side of things. Whole Foods just happens to be...
Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, in which the research firm groups competing players based on their vision and ability to execute, shows Amazon and Microsoft way ahead of the pack, with Google slowly inching ahead.Source: ZDNetWhen...
The growth of cloud computing drew all the major players towards it. Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google and Oracle all have a stake in the game, each spending billions of dollars every year to improve their position in the market....
Worldwide server shipments declined 4.2% during the first quarter of 2017, as the growth of cloud computing has started biting the server industry around the world. Server shipments around the world have now declined for three quarters in a...
The cloud computing war has always been an intense one, but despite multiple players in the field, Amazon is a dominant force in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market, and Microsoft is the top SaaS (Software as a Service) + IaaS...
An unspecified number of Google Home users were faced with a simple problem last weekend, when the digital assistant refused to respond to the "OK Google" wake words. The problem was simple in that Google Home was totally unusable...
If you've been following Android co-creator Andy Rubin, you'll know that his startup company recently launched the Essential Phone, an Android device with near-zero bezels and huge potential for magnetic snap-on accessories. We believe that the company's true star...
Whether you're an extrovert or a more private person, Google Photos now has a new feature for you. Self-Tagging If you want to let the world know where you are and who you're with, you can now do that on Google...
Azure, Microsoft's Infrastructure as a Service offering, has been growing fast. Growth has been so fast, in fact, that it has been clocking near-triple-digit speeds for the past two years. If Microsoft continues the current pace for two more...
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed during the recent Build conference that their lead SaaS application Office 365 has crossed 100 million monthly active users - a massive number that will allow Microsoft to keep its number one position in the...