AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO — An outage at Amazon Web Services Tuesday rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service provider. Such snafus are rare for AWS so CIOs worry more about the potential for vendors to turn off their service without notice. But CIOs who bet on multiple […] Read more »

AWS, Microsoft, and Google take different paths to the cloud

An outage at Amazon Web Services Tuesday rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service provider. Such snafus are rare for AWS so CIOs worry more about the potential for vendors to turn off their service without notice. But CIOs who bet on multiple providers often invite […] Read more »

At Build, Microsoft tried a different way to mobile developers’ hearts

At its Build developer conference this week, Microsoft showed how it plans to stay relevant in the mobile computing market without a popular mobile OS. Microsoft’s plan isn’t so much to rely on developers building applications for Windows 10 Mobile, but rather to create tools to help them build apps on any OS and hope […] Read more »

Verizon charts a different cloud services path

When running down the list of top cloud vendors, the name Verizon doesn’t come up immediately, but the firm is looking to expand its particular brand of cloud services that complement main players like Amazon and Microsoft. It’s also fending off rumors it’s getting out of the cloud business.  Late last year, the company denied […] Read more »