Thursday, November 06, 2014

Google: Move over cloud, the next IT disruption is upon us

IBM takes on enterprise cloud security | MBaaS shoot-out: 5 clouds for building mobile apps

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Google: Move over cloud, the next IT disruption is upon us
Executives from Google's cloud team this week said the next major disruption in the IT infrastructure market is upon us. Ten years ago virtualization changed the game. In the past few years public cloud has taken off. Now, get ready for another wave, Google says: Containers. Read More


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IBM takes on enterprise cloud security
As organizations increasingly move their operations to the cloud, they need to remain vigilant against security breaches. IBM had this in mind as it prepared a new portfolio of services designed to help secure an enterprise's cloud operations with the same rigor that has come to be expected with in-house operations. Read More

MBaaS shoot-out: 5 clouds for building mobile apps
MBaaS (mobile back end as a service) is a fairly new product category that has largely supplanted MEAPs (mobile enterprise application platforms). Over the past two months, I've closely examined five MBaaS systems: AnyPresence, Appcelerator, FeedHenry, Kinvey, and Parse. Read More

Google's cloud courts enterprises with new networking features
Google today released a variety of new features for its public cloud in an effort to take on its two biggest rivals in the industry - Amazon Web Services and Microsoft - and perhaps even more importantly, to position its offering as a viable destination for enterprise workloads. Read More


IBM Value-based Archiving Solutions
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Brocade beefs up campus with SDN, new stackable
Brocade this week rolled out new and enhanced campus switches designed to better support mobility, social networking and cloud data traffic in the enterprise. Read More

Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity
In the latest example of Microsoft partnering with a major competitor, the company has struck a deal with Dropbox to improve interoperability between Office and Dropbox's cloud storage and file sharing services for consumers and businesses. Read More

Cloud adoption continues apace
Cloud adoption is increasing as companies identify more IT operations they want to migrate. However, the pace and implementation focus vary according to company size, industry and job titles of parties involved, while security concerns persist as the top challenge to deployment, according to a new survey of 1,672 IT decision-makers. Read More

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Workday's updated mobile app takes design cues from iOS, Android
The minimalist look of flat design has been incorporated into Workday's refreshed mobile app for the company's cloud-based HCM (human capital management) and financial software. Workday took its design cues from consumer technology, especially from Apple and Google's mobile OSes, said Joe Korngiebel, vice president of user experience. Read More

Cloud expected to make up three-fourths of data center traffic by 2018
Over the next four years, data center traffic is expected to nearly triple, largely thanks to a booming cloud computing industry. That's according to Cisco's fourth annual Global Cloud Index, which predicts that the cloud will account for 76% of total data center traffic by 2018. Read More

Startup promises to secure data centers, clouds workload by workload
Illumio, a well-funded startup with an impressive list of customers, is wheeling out a data-center/cloud security platform that imposes individual security policies on every workload. The company has amassed $42.5 million through two funding rounds. Read More


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