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IDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud or the fog: it is actually the SEA!

A casual reflection on the last few years in the evolution of the wireless network provides us all the insights necessary to reason that there is at least one final frontier coming down the road. Who can deny that the last few years have been owne.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: Cloudcomputing11 hr. 16 min. ago Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Data migrations without the migraines

Whether or not you work in the IT department, you have likely experienced the pain of migrating from one system to another. When you buy a new laptop, or a new phone, you’re faced with having to backup and replicate your old data to your new sys.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 12th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: When it comes to cloud, one size does not fit all

While the cloud market is very competitive, enterprises are making it clear that when it comes to cloud, one size does not fit all. They can’t build their businesses by just relying on infrastructure-as-a-serve (IaaS) and committing to one vendo.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 9th, 2017Related News

Cloud-native architectures will be the default soon

Cloud-native architectures will become the default option for customer-facing applications by 2020, according to a new study from IT consultancy Capgemini, Cloud Native Comes of Age. However, that move is predicated on whether the business leaders.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 9th, 2017Related News

Cloud helps Elon Musk further his audacious goals

There are some people whose vision of the future simply defy words. I would put Elon Musk firmly in the category – changing the world through a single initiative isn’t Musk’s style, rather, he wants to deliver his vision of the future across.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 6th, 2017Related News

PureSec picks up investment because serverless is exciting

While in Israel late last year, I caught up with Shaked Zin and Avi Shulman, co-founders of security company PureSec. PureSec was in a bit of a conundrum. It was doing important work but in a space that was still nascent: serverless computing. As.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 6th, 2017Related News

DataStax wants to manage Apache Cassandra anywhere

In the early days of the cloud, a decade or so ago, the conversations were generally parsed in terms of it being a zero-sum game. Either the cloud would win or on-premises would. Either public cloud would crush private cloud or the other way round.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 6th, 2017Related News

RackWare, like everyone, wants to manage hybrid clouds everywhere

RackWare offers a management and automation platform that enterprises use to manage their computing resources to more closely follow demand. RackWare’s core proposition is that its management suite delivers cost savings to customers of a suggest.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 6th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Cloud helps Elon Musk further his audacious goals

There are some people whose vision of the future simply defy words. I would put Elon Musk firmly in the category – changing the world through a single initiative isn’t Musk’s style, rather, he wants to deliver his vision of the future across.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 2nd, 2017Related News

OneLogin hack exposed sensitive US customer data and ability to decrypt data

OneLogin, an identity management company which provides a single sign-on platform for logging into multiple apps and sites, was hacked. US customer data was potentially compromised,“including the ability to decrypt encrypted data.”The company,.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 2nd, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: How to add JBOC (Just a Bunch of Cloud) to your enterprise

Storage is a fast-evolving industry. Groundbreaking hardware technologies quickly become commoditized, which is a challenge for vendors, but a great benefit to customers. Today’s shiny new array soon becomes matched by a similarly capable JBOD (.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingJun 1st, 2017Related News

Microsoft’s DNA storage tech may fit in an enterprise

Microsoft has apparently firmed up its plans for a DNA-based storage device that it expects to be commercially available within about three years.The software giant originally unveiled its research into DNA as an archival storage medium last year;.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 30th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: SAP sets a course for the future

At its massive customer conference held last week in Orlando, SAP made it clear that it was charting a new course for the future. In announcing Leonardo — what it calls a digital innovation system — and in interviews with company executives, t.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 25th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: PureSec picks up investment because serverless is exciting

While in Israel late last year, I caught up with Shaked Zin and Avi Shulman, co-founders of security company PureSec. PureSec was in a bit of a conundrum. It was doing important work but in a space that was still nascent: serverless computing. As.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 24th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Doesn’t the cloud solve all of my performance issues?

I have heard it said many times that the cloud can solve all of our performance issues. There are two reasons why this claim is not necessarily true: A misunderstanding of the difference between performance and scalability. Performance remains app.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 23rd, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: DataStax wants to manage Apache Cassandra anywhere

In the early days of the cloud, a decade or so ago, the conversations were generally parsed in terms of it being a zero-sum game. Either the cloud would win or on-premises would. Either public cloud would crush private cloud or the other way round.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 23rd, 2017Related News

Cloud computing is winning EVERYTHING

Everyone knows that thoroughbred racehorses typically get funny, exotic names—from Hit It A Bomb to Paulassilverlining. But who knew there was a horse named Cloud Computing, let along that nag would snag the second jewel in the 2017 Triple Crown.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 22nd, 2017Related News

How Google’s cloud is ushering in a new era of SQL databases

In 2005 when Google was a $6.1 billion business, the database that underpinned the company’s primary cash cow – it’s AdWords online advertising platform that accounted for more than 95% of its revenue – was not keeping up with the growth o.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 22nd, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Veeam aims for continuous availability with Availability Suite v10

Veeam Software has been busy at its VeeamON user conference in New Orleans this week. During the event, the company talked about how it supports the "always on enterprise" and how it is helping enterprises support the transition to supporting the.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 19th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Are VMs more secure than containers?

We often say, “HTTPS is secure,” or “HTTP is not secure.” But what we mean is that “HTTPS is hard to snoop and makes man-in-the-middle attacks difficult” or “my grandmother has no trouble snooping HTTP.”Nevertheless, HTTPS has been.....»»

Source:  LinuxworldCategory: CloudcomputingMay 19th, 2017Related News