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Cloud Development Stories

Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is an emerging technology that promises to deliver more flexible WAN connectivity by combining the flexibility of cloud services orchestration with sophisticated traffic analytics, Software Defined Networking, and Wide Area Networking optimization.

The IoT is projected to connect just about everything, from everywhere—and a new report produced by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, along with researchers in academia and industry, warns that a lack of effective timing signals could hamper future development of the IoT.

When moving your business’s IT to the cloud, it’s smart to perform due diligence—for the cloud service provider, but also for your own company's needs, practices, and restrictions. Can all your data go on the cloud? Should more sensitive data remain under your own IT department's control? Read on.

Software as a service is a key component today of every enterprise application outsourcing strategy. Smart testing with the right blend of depth and speed is the cornerstone of successfully testing SaaS applications. Reap the benefits of SaaS products by creating an effective, reusable strategy.

Have you ever wondered why there do not seem to be any new computer and network standards? Standards are still alive and well, but for the most part they have been replaced with application programming interfaces, which offer more flexibility in addition to being faster and easier to implement.

Google announced earlier this month that Project Loon—a plan to provide wireless connectivity via a network of high-altitude balloons floating in the stratosphere using only the wind for steering—is making progress. The project’s longest duration balloon was airborne for just over six months.

When companies move services to the cloud, security concerns don't disappear by transferring management to the cloud service provider. It's smart to familiarize yourself with what security controls the service provider has in place first, and to have ways of auditing those protocols as you proceed.

Experts say 2014 was a complacent year for the world of e-commerce, whereas 2015 will have a major revamp in the way the market operates and the facelift it will receive from new trends. These new trends will continue to positively push e-commerce into the hands of users.

The growing number of new Linux-based systems and products, including open source cloud platforms and products like Tesla automobiles, means the forecast for the Linux job market is bright, according to a report produced by the Linux Foundation and Dice, a career site for technology professionals.

Every day seems to bring yet another massive identity theft news story. Who is actually responsible for maintaining the security of a person’s data in the cloud? Most consumers assume it is their responsibility to protect their account information and precious sensitive online information.