Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Gartner names top cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service vendors

Amazon makes it easier to test mobile apps in its cloud | There's a silver lining in the cloudy tablet forecast: Workplace tablets

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Gartner names top cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service vendors
The cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) space is undergoing major upheaval this year, according to research firm Gartner. In its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Gartner analysts found service providers were shifting strategies as the ecosystem consolidates around market leaders. Read More


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Amazon makes it easier to test mobile apps in its cloud
A service named AWS Device Farm is meant to make it easier for developers who are writing mobile apps to make sure the code they write works on various Android and Amazon Fire OS phones and tablets. Developers upload their code into the service and it automatically tests it and informs the developer which devices it works on and which it doesn't. Read More

There's a silver lining in the cloudy tablet forecast: Workplace tablets
With global tablet sales flat, or even falling in some cases, there is a bright spot for hardware manufacturers: Company purchases of tablets for workers in jobs such as retail sales or field work. Read More

Salesforce.com CEO predicts what the cloud market will look like
One of four co-founders, Parker Harris has been a quietly powerful force in the success of Salesforce.com, which has grown to nearly $7 billion and earned a top spot in the CRM market since launching in 1999. Harris leads all product development, data centers and technology for the cloud company and has built the underlying platform that supports an increasing array of products and a huge community of customers around the world.(Insider Story) Read More


Top 5 Reasons to Take Advantage of Private Cloud Now
Organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry are beginning to invest in private clouds. According to Gartner, the majority of midsize and large enterprises will deploy private cloud services over the next few years. Learn Now

How to use video to improve IT recruiting
Sure, video killed the radio star, but the technology is breathing new life into inefficient, time-consuming and stale recruiting practices and allowing organizations to cut time-to-hire while increasing talent quality. Read More

The grim reaper approaches for Windows Server 2003
Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 has its Windows XP moment coming very soon, and that's bad news for IT leaders who have been dragging their feet. The company will end extended support for the 12-year-old operating system on July 14. Read More

US to begin talks on drone privacy standards
A U.S. government agency will start its third attempt to develop voluntary privacy standards for an emerging area of technology, this time with a series of meetings on drone privacy scheduled to begin Aug. 3. Read More

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Oracle extends cloud suite to cover entire order-fulfillment process
Oracle took another step forward in its efforts to bolster its cloud offerings Monday with the launch of two new products designed to help companies conduct their entire order-fulfillment processes in the cloud. Read More

Huawei buys software networking tech from Irish Amartus
Chinese networking giant Huawei has bought the software-defined networking (SDN) division of Irish telecom software maker Amartus. Read More

Microsoft tries to rain on Amazon's cloud parade
All eyes in the cloud market were on Amazon Web Services as the company held a Summit in New York City that attracted thousands to the Javits Center in Manhattan. And as Amazoners were partying in New York, Microsoft tried to rain on Amazon's cloud parade. Read More

Bitglass boosts security for data in public-cloud apps
Bitglass has boosted the protection it offers cloud-based applications, now supporting fully searchable AES 256 encryption without degrading the speed of searches. Read More


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