AT&T DirecTV Now Moves to the Cloud

AT&T Makes Major Moves into Cloud, DirecTV Now Getting Cloud DVR

AT&T is launching the next-generation cloud platform for DirectTV to support all its consumer video services.AT&T acquired DirecTV two years ago, and since then the team has been working to improve...
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2017 Gartner Forecasts on IT Spending, Enterprise Software and Device Sales

Gartner, one of the leading market research firms, estimates global IT spending to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase over 2016. Device sales, which declined 2.4% in 2016, are...
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Backup and Sync from Google: Fight Ransomware Risk with Cloud Computing

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...
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Microsoft 365 Unifies Office 365, Windows 10, Mobility and Security for Enterprise

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...
Cloud security requirements are different from what traditional security models can provide

Cloud Computing Growth Creating Growth Momentum in Ancillary Industries

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...
Microsoft Cloudyn acquisition

Why Microsoft’s Strategic Acquisition of Cloudyn Makes Solid Business Sense

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...
Oracle Cloud Platform

Oracle’s Future in Cloud Computing Getting Stronger by the Quarter

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...
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Will Microsoft Azure and Office 365 be Hit by Amazon’s $13.7B Whole Foods Acquisition?

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...
Cloud Computing for financial services

Gartner’s Cloud Computing IaaS Magic Quadrant Reveals a Hard Truth

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...
aws still dominates cloud computing infrastructure market

AWS is Still at the Top of Cloud Computing Infrastructure for One Simple Reason

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...