Tuesday, July 28, 2015

How Amazon Web Services can prevent repeating its recent outage

How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed | 3 cloud industry groups announced this week. How do they affect each other?

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How Amazon Web Services can prevent repeating its recent outage
The recent AWS outage exposed the dependence of countless enterprise applications on a few cloud components. Nick Kephart published a very good analysis here that explains how a route leak from data center provider Axcelx was responsible for this incident. This is not a new problem. Read More


Build Your Own Marketing Cloud
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Leveraging the Cloud for Your Social Business Workloads
Today, "social business" - a broad term that describes how social, mobile, and other technologies facilitate enhanced employee, customer, and partner engagement - has transformed the way we do business. Read this Frost & Sullivan whitepaper to learn why the cloud is one of the key reasons for this rapid transformation. Learn More

How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed
To find out how much CIOs at giant global companies really earn, we scoured the proxy statements of the 500 largest U.S. companies and found 25 that disclosed CIO pay. Here are the details on their pay packages. Read More

3 cloud industry groups announced this week. How do they affect each other?
Rackspace and Intel jointly announced the "OpenStack Innovation Center." OpenStack is, of course, the open source cloud operating system launched five or so years ago by Rackspace and NASA. Since then it has grown up and now has its own foundation, massive industry buy-in and robust, stable code. So what are these two vendors doing that will change anything? A Read More

Security researchers take aim at Roku streaming media players
If you are sick of your ever-increasing cable bill, have you considered becoming a cord cutter? If you spent a bundle on your TVs but they aren't smart TVs, you likely aren't planning to abandon them. Read More


Enterprise Platform as a Service for App Architectures
Apprenda is the only Enterprise PaaS on the market that supports both new and existing application architectures. In this whitepaper you'll learn how Apprenda supports your existing applications, how the applications are cloud enabled, and how they are on-boarded with Apprenda, using production customer examples. Learn More

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud
Jumping into an increasingly competitive market, IBM has launched a cloud-based data warehouse service, which the company says offers a way for enterprises to analyze their operations while bypassing most of the headaches that come with running such a system in-house. Read More

Amazon posts a profit as AWS sales nearly double
Cloud services continue to grow by leaps and bounds for Amazon.com. The company reported that Amazon Web Services generated $1.8 billion in sales in the second quarter, up about 80 percent from the $1 billion it brought in a year earlier. Read More

Google lures businesses to Nearline with 100 PB of free cloud storage
Google had its sights fixed firmly on Amazon as it launched its new, low-cost Nearline cloud storage service out of beta and into general availability. Read More

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Moving Collaboration to the Cloud
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The cloud is too hard, so Intel launched a sweeping project to fix it
Intel has kicked off a broad effort to speed the adoption of the modern cloud infrastructure, which it says has been slow to take off because the software is complex and takes too long to deploy. Read More

Microsoft fixes crash-bug in Windows 10 just days before launch
Microsoft appears to have patched a bug in Windows 10 that caused a key part of the OS to crash for some testers just two days before launch. The bug caused Windows Explorer to crash when users tried to remove an application or disable an enabled network interface using the Control Panel. Read More

Cloud comics: Overwhelmed IT workers are rescued by cloud superheroes
In the competitive world of the cloud, it seems vendors are looking for creative ways to get some attention in a market dominated by heavy-hitters such as Amazon, Microsoft and Google. So, cloud vendors including VMware and Sungard Availability Services have taken to comics to help tell their cloud story. Read More


14 fascinating facts about Apple's iPhone

Eight years since its debut, Apple's iPhone has changed and conquered the smartphone market. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about the iPhone.


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4. Security holes in the 3 most popular smart home hubs and Honeywell Tuxedo Touch

5. How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed

6. John Chambers' 10 most memorable quotes as Cisco CEO

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9. Cisco kills Invicta storage product line

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