Serverless computing may kill Google Cloud Platform

Google, which has had to claw its way back into cloud relevance in the shadows of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, suddenly finds itself playing catchup again, thanks to the rise of serverless computing. Although Google Cloud Platform still trails AWS and Azure by a considerable margin in general cloud revenue, its strengths in […] Read more »

Cloud computing reversal: From ‘go away’ to ‘I can’t miss out’

Isaac Asimov once said, “I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.” That quote has stuck with me to this day. There’s no doubt that computers and computing have changed our lives. Without them, we would be slaves to processes and paper. I was reminded of Asimov’s quote when I saw the […] Read more »

Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing division

Multiple news outlets in Seattle and the tech press report that Microsoft plans to announce a significant reorganization in an effort to refocus its cloud computing division. In the process, a lot of people are going to lose their jobs. The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, Bloomberg and TechCrunch all cite sources claiming that […] Read more »

IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing. Quantum computers, when they become commercially available, are expected to vastly outperform conventional computers in a number of domains, including machine learning, cryptography and the optimization of business problems in the fields of logistics and risk analysis. Where conventional computers deal in […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: The difference between edge and cloud computing all CIO’s should know

The rise in cloud traffic that is expected as a result of increasing applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) might render cloud computing unmanageable. IoT hinges on processing device generated data and cloud computing involves using data from centralised computing and storage. Thus, this computational model can become overwhelmed if the growth trajectory of […] Read more »

Serverless computing: Don’t make the wrong choices

Serverless computing is all the rage right now—and for several good reasons: It removes you from having to provision a server yourself; you simply write functions, and the resources you need are automatically allocated to that function. You pay only for the resources you use. No more leaving servers up and running, then getting a […] Read more »

Cloud computing has another killer quarter

To most people, Jeff Bezos’ Amazon is known as the company reshaping the way people buy everything from books to shoes to groceries. But the part of Amazon that is driving Bezos within shouting distance of becoming the world’s richest person doesn’t really sell anything, it rents computing power in the cloud. The cloud is […] Read more »

Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, A.I. and VR

Oracle is hiring for a “new startup organization” inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality. The Solution Engineering organization the company is setting up will consist of Solution Engineering Centers in Reston, Virginia, and Denver, Colorado. The […] Read more »

Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a “new startup organization” inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality. The Solution Engineering organization the company is setting up will consist of Solution Engineering Centers in Reston, Virginia and Denver, Colorado. […] Read more »

Google’s secret weapon in cloud computing: people

SAN FRANCISCO – Google had several big tech and service announcements at this week’s second annual Google Cloud Next conference here. But the company is also leveraging a surprising resource to win enterprise customers – people. It’s surprising because Google’s biggest successes have come from technology that pretty much sells itself, such as search and […] Read more »

Edge computing will blow away the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — The ubiquitous cloud computing craze may not be long for this world if venture capitalist Peter Levine is right. The Andreessen Horowitz general partner said that as more computing capabilities move to so-called “edge” devices, including anything from driverless cars and drones to the boundless devices that make up the internet of […] Read more »

Trump’s TPP trade move a setback for cloud computing

On the heels of the news that President Trump has removed the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade deal that he blasted as a candidate, experts warned of the fallout for cloud-computing companies that have been advocating for policies to break down digital trade barriers that restrict the flow of data […] Read more »

The pros and cons of serverless computing

It’s called serverless computing, introduced with services such as AWS Lambda and now Microsoft’s Azure Functions. These systems manage the starting and stopping of machines for you. They’re not really serverless, but the servers aren’t yours to buy or maintain. You’re billed as an abstract measure of the resources you used, not for the runtime […] Read more »

2016’s top trends in enterprise computing: Containers, bots, AI, and more

It’s been a year of change in the enterprise software market. SaaS providers are fighting to compete with one another, machine learning is becoming a reality for businesses at a larger scale, and containers are growing in popularity. Here are some of the top trends from 2016 that we’ll likely still be talking about next […] Read more »

6 trends that will shape cloud computing in 2017

Cloud computing has helped many enterprises transform themselves over the last five years, but experts agree that the market is entering something of a second wave, both for public cloud and private cloud services built and hosted in corporate datacenters. The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises seek to gain efficiencies as […] Read more »

VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

In what’s become something of an annual tradition, we talked with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference. In this interview with Network World Senior Writer Brandon Butler and IDG Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Gelsinger shared the big news from the event, including new tools that make […] Read more »

Microsoft to cut some Azure computing prices

Good news for businesses using Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform: their infrastructure bills may be shrinking come February. Microsoft announced that it will be permanently reducing the prices for its Dv2 compute instances by up to 17 percent next month, depending on the type of instance and what it’s being used for. Users will see the […] Read more »

NetSuite CEO: The cloud is the last computing architecture

As CEO of NetSuite, Zach Nelson knows a thing or two about cloud computing. After all, his company was born in the cloud way back in 1998 — before it became fashionable — and it’s been all-cloud ever since, offering ERP and other business software as a service by subscription. “We were effectively the first […] Read more »

NetSuite CEO: The cloud is the last computing architecture

As CEO of NetSuite, Zach Nelson knows a thing or two about cloud computing. After all, his company was born in the cloud way back in 1998 — before it became fashionable — and it’s been all-cloud ever since, offering ERP and other business software as a service by subscription. “We were effectively the first […] Read more »

Cloud computing may make IT compliance auditing even cloudier

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Demystifying the Cloud Hosting

Demystifying the Cloud Hosting: Absolutely nothing is new concerning the idea of Cloud Computing, theoretically it’s not significantly distinct from mainframe systems used over 30 years ago. All computing is centralized and people access the data they require from terminal devices. In recent years though, technology has advanced to supply this kind of computing on […] Read more »

Best Web Hosting – How to measure?

Best Web Hosting – How to measure?: You will find 100s and also a large number of hosting vendors in the marketplace place; but 1 problem which is receiving harder everyday which, “How to calculate Best Website Hosting?”. This is a very new and growing rapidly industry of services; therefore requirements haven’t been effectively put […] Read more »

Cloud Hosting Designed Perfectly-Redundant Platform

Cloud Hosting Designed Perfectly-Redundant Platform: Vexxhost created own cloud web hosting totally redundancy platform. While they give form 1 core to 8 cores for their CPU with 5GB to 1TB for their disk space. The monthly information transfer is 25GB to 2TB. There is also four IPS to 128 IPS. Their Cloud Facilities works by […] Read more »

Why we should switch to Cloud Hosting

Why we should switch to Cloud Hosting: Cloud hosting as described in Wikipedia is a service that doesn’t have knowledge among the consumers, we may not understand it, but we happen to be enjoying the benefits of cloud hosting as Google searches are running under a cloud of massive computer infrastructure that we access from […] Read more »