Amazon continues to make ripples in the cloud computing technology market with the recent beta launch of Amazon WorkSpaces, a cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution. Anuj Magazine looks at what Amazon's somewhat late entry into the DaaS space says about its product strategy.
After attending the 2013 OpenStack Summit, Beth Cohen highlights the latest information about OpenStack Neutron, the networking component, and why despite so many successes, the project is experiencing some pain points and struggling to find its connections.
IBM announced that its supercomputer Watson, famous for defeating humans on Jeopardy!, is being offered to third parties as a cloud-based development platform. This is IBM’s latest step to commercialize Watson’s impressive technology as the company tries to boost its revenue with cloud computing.
As a veteran of quite a few Black Friday forays into the abyss, Joe Townsend had to wonder what role big data is playing in this annual ritual. Here, he examines the role big data is playing in Black Friday—and, now, Black Thursday (Thanksgiving Day)—sales.
There are many exciting new projects planned for the upcoming Icehouse release of OpenStack, but there are also some troubling developments as the project moves from being an incubated alternate cloud toolkit to a serious production-ready platform. Is OpenStack finally ready for prime time?
Who could have guessed that Beijing is home to the largest pool of OpenStack developers in the world? The huge Chinese market has been all but invisible to outsiders until the Chinese OpenStack activities were highlighted at the November 2013 Havana Summit held in Hong Kong.
With the growth of cloud computing, smaller companies are taking advantage of the increased flexibility, decreased storage restraints, and expanded network of information available on the cloud. Read more to find out how the cloud could give your company an advantage in fulfilling customers' needs.
Chances are you have overheard developers in your office talk about APIs, but you might have just shrugged it off as more boring tech talk or a vague Star Trek reference. What you might not know is that APIs are a technology architecture that is transforming the IT economy.
At the annual Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit, cloud data storage, the Internet of Things, and mobile devices were listed as emerging cyber threats for 2014. Pamela Rentz highlights this and other news from the conference.
In this roundup of software-related news that matters to you, read about hackers who are attempting to disrupt GitHub and how a software glitch may have been responsible for delaying emergency help during the summer crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777.