Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Should AWS spin out from Amazon?

Paying too much for cloud services? These five tools can help cut your cloud costs | How JetBlue uses tech to help customers take flight

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Should AWS spin out from Amazon?
By releasing financial figures for Amazon Web Services last week, Amazon proved that its cloud division is a behemoth. And with no signs of AWS slowing down, it's raised the question: Should AWS spin out of Amazon.com? Read More


The road to hybrid starts with private cloud.
Cloud was built to make businesses and governments better, easier, faster. And now it does. HP Helion is the cloud portfolio that delivers on its promise. Maintaining control, protecting sensitive information, and brokering multiple clouds all starts with an open, agile private cloud. That's why we're #1 in private cloud solutions, again.* Learn about our promise at hp.com/go/hybrid *Source: Synergy Research Group. © Copyright 2015 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.


Onboard the Business to Your Cloud Strategy
This report is designed to help you onboard the business to your cloud strategy. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. Learn more.

Paying too much for cloud services? These five tools can help cut your cloud costs
As you move workloads to the cloud, you've probably already discovered that keeping track of your monthly cloud computing bills is not an easy task. Read More

How JetBlue uses tech to help customers take flight
When you think of good customer service, Amazon and Zappos may come to mind, but a major commercial airline may not. Read More

The week cloud computing took over the world
If you had any lingering doubts that cloud computing was dominating the world of information technology, last week's quarterly earnings reports from Amazon and Microsoft should have obliterated them. Read More


Monitoring Application Performance in Hybrid Clouds
This white paper will help you understand how you can achieve end-to-end visibility into application performance no matter where your application or parts of your application are running. Learn more.

Takeaways from RSA 2015: The stars of the show
As expected, the 2015 RSA Conference was bigger than ever – more attendees, presentations, exhibitors, etc. Since I live in the cybersecurity space, there were few surprises, but there were a few major highlights to this year's show. Read More

Best practices for cloud spring cleaning
Even the cloud needs spring cleaning. And the cleanup isn't the refactoring and data quality work that you already know about. (Insider Story) Read More

Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market
Indian outsourcer Infosys has made an acquisition in the area of cloud computing and invested in a personal health monitoring company as it tries to move into high value products and services. Read More


Data Breaches Put Focus on Endpoint Security
If 2013 was "The Year of The Mega Breach", 2014 may go down as "The Year of The Mega Mega Breach". Companies have to be prepared; as data breaches can be costly, if not detrimental to a business, on multiple levels. View Now

Microsoft results get a lift from Office 365 and Azure
Microsoft has reported better-than-expected financial results for the quarter just ended, helped by strong sales of cloud services like Office 365 and Azure. Read More

Best tools for cutting cloud costs
As you move workloads to the cloud, you've probably already discovered that keeping track of your monthly cloud computing bills isn't easy. For this article, we looked at five shopping comparison services: Cloudorado, CloudHarmony's CloudSquare, CloudSpectator, Datapipe and RightScale's PlanForCloud.com. Each brings something unique to the table. Read More

Amazon says its cloud is 'a $5 billion business'
Amazon has finally shared some numbers about its cloud business, and not surprisingly they show that it's thriving and profitable. Read More


18 of the coolest, weirdest, and most important electric cars of all time

From the 19th century's first designs to the Tesla models we haven't even seen yet, here's the evolution of the electric car.


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