Alphabet’s Project to Restore Wireless Service in Puerto Rico With Balloons Gets FCC Approval

Project Loon has already proven its real-world usefulness once this year. The FCC has approved an experimental license for Alphabet, Inc’s Project Loon to attempt to restore wireless service to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico using its high-altitude balloons, according to FCC Chief of Staff Matthew Berry. Though the Loon technology is not entirely proven, it could […] Read more »

Cloud project? Prepare for failure

You’ve been tasked with moving 50 applications and their data to the cloud. That’s a daunting task, even if you’ve done it before, but most such migrations are first-time efforts. There’s a big risk in your making a mistake or in the fundamental approach you’ve chosen. Surveys from Innotas seem to indicate that the initial […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: HP’s OpenSwitch becomes a Linux Foundation Project

HP’s open source networking operating system, OpenSwitch, is now a Linux Foundation project. Many industry players are joining the project, including Broadcom, Cavium, Extreme Networks, LinkedIn, Mellanox, Nephos Inc.,, Quattro Networks, SnapRoute and, of course, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. OpenSwitch is full-featured, Linux-based modular and modern network operating system that provides support for traditional and […] Read more »

Microsoft bolsters artificial intelligence with additions to Project Oxford

Microsoft’s Project Oxford, a suite of developer tools based on the company’s machine learning and artificial intelligence research, is getting a new quintet of services, the company announced at its Future Decoded conference in London.  Developers can now take advantage of an emotion detection service that looks at a photo and lists an array of […] Read more »

Compliance Project Leads Bakery To An IT Overhaul

When faced with new compliance requirements, small business owner Cyril Cohen took application development into his own hands. The project ultimately led to a complete revamp of the IT infrastructure for his commercial bakery. See what it’s all about, and how this approach could work for your business. InformationWeek: Cloud Read more »

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. “Most people look at the market and say ‘The cloud is on fire’,” Jason Waxman, head of Intel’s cloud […] Read more »

CollabNet Joins the Prestigious Group of Organizations Approved by Project

CollabNet Joins the Prestigious Group of Organizations Approved by Project … Our lightweight and easy-to-use platform, offered in the Cloud on the Codesion(TM) hosting platform and in on-premises versions, delivers substantial cost, quality, and time-to-market improvements to more than 7000 customers, from workgroups to … Read more on MarketWatch (press release) Newtek Business Services CEO […] Read more »

VMworld Roundup: Project Octopus, MokaFive, Arkeia, and More

ubuntu 9.10 cloud server cds Image by osde8info ubuntu 9.10 cloud server cds VMworld Roundup: Project Octopus, MokaFive, Arkeia, and More This release also allows customers to migrate to Microsoft SQL server from the embedded (Derby) database, adds Mac OS X Lion support, and improves the BareMetal Player with support for Intel's SandyBridge CPUs. The […] Read more »