Tuesday, June 02, 2015

SaaS migrations put the squeeze on in-house software developers

Enterprise tech a no-show at Google I/O | Early OpenStack contributor says cloud project has "lost its heart"

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SaaS migrations put the squeeze on in-house software developers
The number of software developers in the workforce is up from last year, but jobs in enterprise IT may become harder to find as more companies turn to cloud-based services. Read More

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Enterprise tech a no-show at Google I/O
A parade of top Google executives cycled on and off the stage at the company's annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, but because Google is involved in so many projects and markets, the company barely scratched the surface of what it is up to. Read More

Early OpenStack contributor says cloud project has "lost its heart"
It started with a Tweet last week from Joshua McKenty: 'OpenStack has lost its heart. Last summit I will attend.' That's somewhat shocking to read if you consider that McKenty helped found the open source cloud computing project, built a startup company that sold OpenStack cloud software, and formerly sat on the board of directors of the Foundation that governs OpenStack. Read More

Nokia wants to build data centers for mobile operators
Nokia wants to help mobile network operators launch new services and cut their costs with a new range of servers, switches and storage they can use to virtualize their networks. Read More

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First Look: Amazon Echo: Novelty item or ready-for-prime-time part of your digital life?
Our Amazon Echo, a voice-controlled appliance—for want of a better word—arrived on May 17 and we've been using it all week. While some parts are beautifully done, the information services at the back end have a long way to go before the Echo is more than a novelty. Read More

Cloud computing more about agile development than cost
Cloud computing might turn out to be a cost-saver, but that's almost beside the point. Focusing chiefly on the potential for cost savings -- real or imagined -- can overshadow the transformative potential for faster, more agile development and furthering the business objectives of the enterprise, a panel of cloud experts recently observed. Read More

Prevalent tames the challenges of assessing thousands of vendors for risk
Companies today are outsourcing more business processes and data handling to third parties, especially cloud service providers. According to Skyhigh Networks, the average number of SaaS applications in use within enterprise organizations is now up to 923—a 21% increase over 2014. Read More


Technical Overview: Anatomy of the Cloudant DBaaS
Deciding which data management platform will provide the best performance takes a lot of research and planning. A Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution like Cloudant helps accelerate the process. Learn More

Cloud gaming at 4K still years away, Nvidia CEO says
Don't expect online games to stream to your TV or PC at 4K resolution anytime soon. While it is possible to stream 4K movies from online services like Netflix to PCs, TVs and set-top boxes, streaming games from the cloud requires many infrastructure changes, said Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, during a media briefing at Computex. Read More

Skip the waiter and order with this Bluetooth mat
If you hate waiting for restaurant servers and can't abide mistakes in your order, there's an app—and a mat—for that. Read More

Why cybersecurity needs to be adaptive
Securing the enterprise is getting harder and harder. Infrastructure is rapidly becoming virtual, applications and workloads are moving to the cloud, endpoints are largely the property of the worker, and mobility has now become the norm. Read More

How now IoT cow? Sensors can track Elsie's temperature
The Internet of Things is many things to many people - we're seeing things like Internet-connected basketballs to vending machines and other devices that connect to the cloud to provide valuable data. One thing I didn't expect in the IoT world was a device that could measure a cow's temperature. Read More


Windows 10: Which classic Microsoft default apps should be killed?

Based on what we've seen in Microsoft's Windows 10 preview editions, here's our take on which classic apps should be kept and which should be killed when the final version of Windows 10 ships.


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