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This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Celebrity Gossip

Microsoft Expands Cloud Computing Business… To Include Marijuana Industry

Microsoft has announced that it will be expanding its Azure cloud computing platform into a yet unexplored industry: legalised marijuana. The …

Samsung Has Bought a Cloud-Computing Company that Could Give Mobile VR a Big Boost

With the recent introduction of Google Daydream, the mobile VR space is heating up. Now a new acquisition from Samsung could help to power even more …

Amazon Cloud: Zero Dividend, 294 P/E Or IBM Cloud: 3.7% Dividend, 11 P/E?

Amazon and IBM are two of the largest cloud companies.<p>Amazon growing fast but profits are hard to find.<p>IBM transitioning their business with heavy …

Investing

Guest Post – Zynga Gets in the Game with Amazon Aurora | Amazon Web Services

Long-time AWS customer Zynga is making great use of Amazon Aurora and other AWS database services. In today’s guest post you can learn about how they …

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing pushes enterprise vendors closer to their customers

In the era of cloud connectivity, the era of mediocre releases and so-so customer service for enterprises may be coming to an end.<p>Cloud computing may …

How REA Group weathered the AWS cloud outage

Real estate giant REA Group made it through the recent Amazon Web Services Sydney availability zone outage relatively unscathed thanks to a …

Lumberyard, IoT Button aim for new AWS customers - The Troposphere

Increasingly, Amazon’s bread is buttered by its public cloud provider, Amazon Web Services. And while AWS entered the IaaS market 10 years ago with …

Cloud Computing

Google Spreads Its Cloud Into Universities

Google is trying to spread its cloud into universities.<p>The search giant said on Tuesday that it would give university students free access to some of …

PayPal Dumped Cloud Company After It Refused To Monitor Customers' Files

A German Dropbox rival claims PayPal (pypl) dropped it as a customer because it refused the payment company’s demands to spy on its users’ …

MacTrast Deals: Get a G Cloud Unlimited Backup 5-Yr Subscription for Just $29!

What if you could back up everything on your phone, access all of that information online via a convenient interface, and have peace of mind knowing …

Samsung buys Joyent to kick off $1.2 billion investment in U.S.

Samsung is pumping up its cloud-based capabilities with the acquisition of San Francisco-based Joyent for an undisclosed amount.<p>Information Week reports that Joyent’s private and public cloud computing services will support the South Korean electronics giant’s Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and …

India working on ensuring safe and secure cloud service: Experts

While the world is witnessing cloud data breach incidents more often — micro-blogging website Twitter being the latest one — and governments the …

Buy-in from top execs is key to cloud transitions, AWS executive says

As the head of Amazon Web Services, Andy Jassy has seen a lot of big organizations start using the public cloud. The biggest indicator of success for …

Cloud trends: Nearly half of enterprises still looking to move to cloud

Cloud has become synonymous with innovation. A recent C-suite study conducted by IBM found that 66 percent of CIOs expect cloud computing and …

Cloud Computing

Where does your cloud data live? 3 questions to ask

There’s a common thread behind every security pro’s cloud-related fears: control. Whether your company’s infrastructure revolves around a …

SaaS

Google Offers Computer Science Students Free Access to Cloud Platform

Google has launched a program to give students in computer science and related courses at accredited U.S. universities free access to all of the …

Gartner Says By 2020, a Corporate "No-Cloud" Policy Will Be as Rare as a "No-Internet" Policy Is Today

By 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare as a "no-internet" policy is today, according to Gartner, Inc. Cloud-first, and even …

Gartner Inc.

Why Amazon Is Dead Wrong About Your Data Centers

For years now, we’ve heard Amazon Web Services partisans saying that most, if not all, corporate software will eventually run in a public cloud</i> …

5 ways Node.js changes the rules of app development

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with NodeSource.</i><p>The adoption of Node.js is being driven by the need to reduce the time-to-market for applications. Greater agility and reduced labor costs lead to more rapid development so companies can react to today’s fast-changing commercial …

JavaScript

Can Oracle Become the First $10 Billion Cloud-Computing Company?

Image Source: Getty Images<p>Larry Ellison has some words for <b>salesforce.com</b> CEO Marc Benioff. He believes his company, <b>Oracle</b> , is going to be the first to reach $10 billion in software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service revenue. "We think we're going to be the first one there," Ellison said on the …

Investing

Twilio starts trading at $23.99 per share, up nearly 60% from IPO price

Twilio (TWLO) today entered a new phase of the company’s history. The cloud-based telecommunications platform provider is now public, and its shares began trading this morning at $23.99. The company, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is currently valued at more than $1.97 billion. …

Venture Capital

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for June 22, 2016

This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team.<p>In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, …

Cloud or on-prem? This big-data service now swings both ways

There are countless "as-a-Service" offerings on the market and typically they live in the cloud. In 2014, startup BlueData blazed a different trail …

Big Data

Chinese software outsourcers shift to the cloud - Business

Chinese software and service outsourcing enterprises are turning to cloud computing as part of their strategies to face emerging challenges from …

Outsourcing

Amazon and Jeff Bezos Are the Ones to Beat in Game of Clouds

In the growing competition to provide lucrative cloud computing services, <b>Amazon.com</b> ( AMZN) is still poised to hold onto its throne, even as the …

Inside IBM's plan to become a cloud broker and even resell AWS, Microsoft Azure

With the launch of cloudMatrix, IBM is pivoting from systems integration to services integration. And that means Big Blue will even resell customers …

Microsoft's Newest Tool Keeps Corporate Data on Lockdown

Microsoft has a new way to lock down your company’s precious data.<p>The technology announced new security tool for its Azure cloud computing service on …