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Microsoft acquires cloud-based HPC developer

Microsoft pulled off a big get with its acquisition of Cycle Computing, the developer of a suite of high-performance computing (HPC) services called CycleCloud for cloud orchestration, provisioning and data management in the cloud.You may not know.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 18th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: The history of cloud: a fairy tale

Once upon a time, in a magic, faraway land called “The 1990s,” every application had its own set of physical servers. Citizens of this land, who sometimes called themselves "developers," feared getting fired for not having enough capacity to h.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 17th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: 8 steps to IT control in a self-service cloud world

The natural cycle in IT is to move from decentralized to centralized services. When networking first appeared, it was implemented at a department level for printer sharing. It was decentralized—resulting in a hodgepodge of networks and protocols.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 16th, 2017Related News

Oracle expands database offering to its cloud services

Oracle is now offering its Exadata Cloud service on bare-metal servers it provides through its data centers. The company launched Exadata Cloud two years ago to offer its database services as a cloud service and has upgraded it considerably to com.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 16th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: When to use a public or private cloud infrastructure

Businesses need to appraise their individual requirements to decide which type of cloud computing is best suited to the organization......»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Has big data reached a tipping point in the cloud?

Development of cloud-based in-house analytical systems has effectively become the tipping point for businesses to commit to a big data solution......»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: How big data Is driving technological innovation

While businesses have analyzed data for decades, recent developments in computing have opened new doors and unleashed big data’s potential......»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: 5 benefits of using cloud ERP to deliver results

Cloud computing can take your enterprise resource planning (ERP) to the next level with flexible and scalable management solutions......»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Will edge computing vaporize the cloud?

The fact that edge computing doesn't depend on potentially-shaky network connections has some speculating that it will edge out the cloud......»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 14th, 2017Related News

IoT hype cycle antidote: Sitting with the engineers

Google’s former HR chief, Jonathan Rosenberg recounts in his book How Google Works a story about CEO Larry Page’s response to an MBA employee’s PowerPoint product plan. Page told the MBA, “Go sit with the engineers.”Page’s point: An e.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Driving operational excellence with your cloud vendors

Once, there was a pin factory. It employed ten workers – each of whom performed a different task. This organizational structure allowed them to generate 48,000 pins every day. If the people working at the plant were working independently, the ou.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 9th, 2017Related News

Data center construction increases thanks to the cloud

A new report from a real estate firm that specializes in data center construction and leasing says data center construction in North America is up 43 percent over the same period in 2016, and industry consolidation has driven $10 billion in merger.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 3rd, 2017Related News

No-latency edge computing will snowball

Edge computing, where processing takes place closer to the end user in order to reduce latency, among other things, is set to balloon according to a researcher.Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) will grow with a high compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 2nd, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: How immersive technologies will reshape networks

In the late 1990s and early 2000s when it became too difficult for large companies to manage their own WAN footprints, they adopted managed multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) services. These offered a simple connection at every location and off.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingAug 1st, 2017Related News

Google finally gains traction in cloud services

Google has long run a distant third behind Amazon and Microsoft in the cloud services business, but it finally seems to be catching some momentum, if the most recent quarter is an indicator of future trajectory. During an earnings call with Wall.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJul 28th, 2017Related News

Monitor cloud services for compliance, security from a single view

Moving to the cloud is supposed to reduce the headaches for IT administrators, but often it has the opposite effect of increasing their workload, especially around security and visibility. Not only do they have to make sure on-premises systems adh.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJul 27th, 2017Related News

Microsoft’s cloud revenue grows, while IBM’s fades

This is a tale of two cloud players, both old-guard IT firms with vested interests in on-premises software sales. One is making a very successful transition to the cloud era, while the other is failing badly. And it’s a familiar story. Microsoft.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJul 25th, 2017Related News

Enterprises can put Oracle"s entire public cloud in the data center

While Amazon is raking in the lion's share of money spent by public-cloud users, Oracle is doubling down on its hybrid-cloud strategy, appealing to enterprises that want to put data and applications behind their firewall while taking advantage of.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJul 19th, 2017Related News

Amazon, VMware rumored to be developing data center software

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware are reportedly in talks about possibly teaming up to develop data center software products, according to The Information, which cited anonymous sources.Unfortunately, the article doesn’t have much if any deta.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJul 18th, 2017Related News

Jet Propulsion Lab"s IT CTO tells enterprises how to network IoT

The internet of things combined with cloud computing is the platform for innovation that is used by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and that should be used by enterprises, but it means setting up the right network infrastructure, JPL’s.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJul 18th, 2017Related News