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Amazon shows why you shouldn’t put all your tech eggs in one cloud basket

When Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service at Amazon’s US-EAST-1 data centers went down, things went bad. Very, very bad.How bad? Popular sites such as …

'Robot lawyer' that overturned 160,000 parking tickets now helping refugees

A chat bot that helped overturn 160,000 parking tickets is now giving free legal aid to asylum-seeking refugees through Facebook.<p>DoNotPay, which has been dubbed the world’s first robot lawyer, was created by London-born Stanford University student Joshua Browder.<p>The 20-year-old, who has made …

Analysis: Rethinking cloud architecture after the outage of Amazon Web Services

<i>Editor’s Note: Brian Guy is Director of Cloud Services for Dev9, a custom software development firm focused on cloud services.</i><p>Thanks to innovation …

Cloud Computing

With Its Recent Outage, Amazon Web Services Is Helping To Sell Hybrid IT

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the undisputed leader in the public cloud space–it is growing quickly every quarter and delivering strong earnings back to its parent, Amazon.com. Microsoft ‘s Azure is narrowing the gap and IBM, Google and Rackspace offer significant enterprise public cloud services, …

Amazon Web Services

Who wins the three-way cloud battle? Google vs. Azure vs. AWS

When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms.<p>Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud …

Cloud Computing

AI and automation are about to implode blue collar jobs

And Trump doesn’t even have the beginnings of a plan.<p>It is difficult not to view Donald Trump’s administration, regardless of its politics, as …

Amazon Leads Cloud Infrastructure Market: Canalys (AMZN, MSFT) | Investopedia

Its business margin may have declined based on the latest quarterly earnings, but Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is still king of the cloud.<p>According to the …

HPE gives Mesosphere's DC/OS a reseller boost in hybrid cloud deployments

HPE and Mesosphere have an OEM and reseller deal that will give the DC/OS more traction in the enterprise.<p>Hewlett Packard Enterprise said that it …

Hybrid Clouds

Why Snapchat Will Be Essential to Google's Cloud Business

News that Snap Inc. plans to spend $2 billion on Google cloud services over five years is a very big deal for Google, which is pushing that business …

Amazon AWS Still Leads Cloud Computing in 2017, 1000 Services Added

Amazon Web Services, or AWS, the current king of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), has once again proved that their leadership position remains …

Scientists publish a breakthrough architecture for the world’s first Quantum Computer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Building the world’s first commercial quantum computer will require international collaboration, and a plan, and it looks …

10 new AWS cloud services you never expected

In the beginning, life in the cloud was simple. Type in your credit card number and—voilà—you had root on a machine you didn’t have to unpack, plug …

Four Ways to Help Clients Save On AWS Costs

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a wide array of features, allowing customers to customize the service to fit their needs. The downside of this …

Enterprise IT trends for 2017: ‘Fog’ computing, Internet sensors, the second coming of silicon …

With Snap’s IPO reportedly imminent and the giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas now wrapped up, many in the tech world have been focused on innovations in consumer technology lately. But I think the coming year also will be marked by lesser-noticed tectonic shifts in enterprise-IT: Trends …

EU universal income must be 'seriously considered' as rise of robots threatens mass unemployment, say MEPs

MEPs have warned European countries must “seriously” consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale unemployment that could …

How serverless computing could help enterprises cut cloud complexity

As some enterprises find the reality of cloud fails to live up to the hype, Clive Longbottom explains why serverless computing could help firms …

The future is a decentralized internet

Blockchain technology is quickly expanding beyond bitcoin. While many proponents of bitcoin see the blockchain as no more than competition for existing payment methods or gold, I believe blockchain technology is the harbinger of things the world has never before seen.<p>In a world with many …

Blockchain

Emerging Trends That Will Shape the Future of Architecture

Before we can contemplate the practice of the future, we must sharpen the tools we have at hand.<p>What will the future of architecture look like? We …

Construction Industry

AWS vs Azure vs Google vs IBM vs Oracle vs Alibaba | a detailed comparison and mapping between various cloud services

New Site Lists all Comparable Features from AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

Are you shopping for Public Cloud services? A new Public Cloud Services Comparison site gives a service & feature level mapping between the 3 major …

Amazon Web Services

The Cloud in 2017: Seven key trends, from AWS and Azure to voice services and machine learning

Here’s a no-brainer: 2017 will be a big year for the cloud. Cloud computing is an innovation rivaling the advent of client-server, the PC or the …

Amazon Web Services

Preparing for a ‘Cloud’y Year- Top Cloud Telephony Trends for 2017

2016 has been the springboard year for Cloud communications. Over the past 12 months, Cloud communications has gained a significant momentum, which …

Customer Service

Technology trends changing the world as we look ahead

There’s an age old saying that humans tend to overestimate what can be accomplished in one day, but underestimate what can be accomplished in one year. As 2016 comes to a close, it is a good time to zoom out the lens, and get reflective on what has happened this year, and predictive about what we …

Trends

Has AWS 'won' the cloud, or is there opportunity for others?

At 451 Research's most recent Hosting and Cloud transformation summit, the dominant role of Amazon Web Services was evident, but is it game over for …

How Amazon innovates in ways that Google and Apple can't

The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier.<p>It’s the latest example of Amazon pioneering a new product …

HPE and Cisco Moves Hurt OpenStack's Public Cloud Story

With Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Cisco Systems downsizing their respective OpenStack-based public cloud efforts recently, the OpenStack …