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Oracle's Q4 Cloudburst: Why Larry Ellison's All-In Cloud Strategy Is Paying Off

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p><b>CLOUD WARS –</b> After a few …

Women in Tech

When you move to the cloud, don't fall asleep on cybersecurity: A 6-part checklist from IBM

Some view cloud migration as a way of outsourcing cybersecurity. IBM recommends you chart out which security features are included in your cloud …

Microsoft Hyper-V: The smart person's guide

This resource guide covers essential Hyper-V information, including features, system requirements, and how Microsoft's virtualization platform …

Virtualization

How the cloud has changed education and training

A few years ago, the cloud was a promise to reduce costs of IT and improve flexibility and scaling by providing on-demand computing, storage and services to every organization.<p>Today, the cloud is a ubiquity we take for granted. We expect every file, every service and digital asset we have to be …

Learning

Morgan Stanley: Cloud computing is at ‘an inflection point’ — but how big will it get?

Over the next few years, we will learn whether cloud computing is a nice little business that will settle into maturity by the end of the decade or a …

Morgan Stanley

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Google is maintaining its edge in the world of quantum computing.<p>Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google’s most powerful …

Quantum Mechanics

U.S. ousted by China and Switzerland in supercomputer rankings

The U.S. may need a more powerful supercomputer.<p>Two Chinese supercomputers and an upgraded supercomputer in Switzerland rank ahead of the U.S. in a biannual list of top supercomputers released Monday by the TOP500 organization, which tracks supercomputer speeds.<p>It is only the second time that the …

United States

AWS extends reach with new datacenter region plan

Hong Kong Region will be eighth in Asia Pacific says Amazon.<p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) is planning to open a new datacenter 'Region' in Hong Kong next …

Cloud Computing

Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise

Today, more than ever, it’s open source projects that are leading the charge in how modern software is developed, deployed and managed. There’s Kubernetes for containers and OpenStack for running enterprise-grade infrastructure, for example. But over the course of the last few years, another …

Google Cloud Platform

Everyone Seems To Be In Charge Of Enterprise Cloud And Digital These Days

There’s plenty of attention on the epic vendor battles now taking place over the cloud land grab. You know the big players — Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Oracle, Google — all of whom vying for ever-growing pieces of corporate IT budgets.<p>What’s getting less attention is the power struggles — or, …

Amazon Web Services

US funds tech giants' efforts to build next-gen supercomputers

The US government is giving six companies a total of $258 million in hopes that they can build an exascale supercomputer before China, Japan or anyone else does. A post on the Exascale Computing Project website has revealed that the Department of Energy has awarded AMD, Cray, Hewlett-Packard …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM will put connected car data to better use

As cars get smarter, we're going to have to deal with all of the information our daily drives create in a way we've never had to bother with before. Thankfully, IBM is offering to be the middleman that represents our vehicles in the confusing new world of automotive cloud telematics. The company …

IBM

Microsoft joins the open source Cloud Foundry Foundation

Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the non-profit behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service project that’s currently in use by about half of the Fortune 500 companies.<p>Microsoft is joining at the Gold Member tier where it joins the likes of …

Microsoft Azure

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Enterprise Software In 2017

• 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI).<br>• Cowen predicts AI will drive user productivity to materially higher levels, with Microsoft at the forefront.<br>• Digital Marketing/Marketing Automation, Salesforce Automation (CRM) and Data Analytics are …

Artificial Intelligence

TIBCO: We're The Switzerland Of Data Integration

The sheer weight of tech vendors using this now already hackneyed and worn out term ‘digital transformation’ makes it increasingly difficult to sort the wheat from the chaff and explain what real trends the industry is producing. With so much superficial discussion and use of what appears to be …

Business Intelligence

HPE highlights innovation in software-defined IT, security at Discover

At its Discover conference this week, HPE is pulling back the curtains on firmware security and advances in software-defined IT aimed to reduce costs and increase system flexibility for its users and help it stay ahead of competitors in next-generation infrastructure.There is plenty of competition …

HPE

Google accelerates customer data processing with new cloud feature

Google is making it faster for cloud customers to process data for analysis with a forthcoming feature called Cloud Dataflow Shuffle. It’s designed to make consuming streaming and batch processed data up to five times faster than before by applying technology the tech giant developed in-house.<p>The …

Big Data

Meet The Cloud Wars Top 10: The World's Most-Powerful Cloud-Computing Vendors

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p><b>CLOUD WARS –</b> The secret …

Marc Benioff

Private cloud 3x cheaper than public cloud; you're kidding, right?

A new study from ServerPronto University makes silly claims about the cost of the public cloud, but figuring out just why they're so silly is worth …

Tech Industry

Sorry, Amazon, But Microsoft Is The World's #1 Cloud Vendor - Here's Why

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p><b>CLOUD WARS -</b> Amazon Web …

Satya Nadella

SaaS, PaaS & IaaS: what are the benefits?

If you said a few years ago that you were storing things in the cloud, chances are you’d receive plenty of strange looks. Back then, software was …

SaaS

Will Amazon Eat The World, Or Will It Be Eaten?

Zack Kantar‘s recent essay on TechCrunch, “Why Amazon Is Eating The World,” got a lot of play. His analysis that Amazon’s “commanding lead” was only going to get bigger seemed to fascinate — and concern — many people, including me. I am a big fan of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and was inclined to agree …

Jack Ma

Salesforce announces $50 million fund to invest in cloud consulting startups

Salesforce Ventures is announcing a $50 million fund to invest in “cloud consulting” startups. The corporate venture arm is making a special effort to finance companies that are synergistic to the tech giant’s business.<p>The team has a “strong commitment to our consulting partners to make sure that …

Venture Capital

Nvidia Announces Partnership To Accelerate Machine Learning-Optimized Server Deployment

Nvidia announced a new partnership with top-ranking server manufacturers such as Foxconn, Inventec, Quanta and Wistron that aims to accelerate the …

Machine Learning

How AWS And Azure Competing Is Improving Public Cloud Adoption

• Public Cloud spending is predicted to grow at quickly, attaining 16% year-over-year growth in 2017.<br>• Cowen’s AWS segment model is predicting Revenue and EBITDA to grow 25% and 26.8% annually from 2017 to 2022.<br>• Microsoft Azure is viewed as the platform that customers would most likely purchase or renew …

Google Cloud Platform

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

Computer Science

Make sense of edge computing vs. cloud computing

The internet of things is real, and it’s a real part of the cloud. A key challenge is how you can get data processed from so many devices. Cisco …

Amazon Web Services

Legendary computer scientist James Gosling joining Amazon Web Services

The father of Java is joining forces with Amazon Web Services.<p>James Gosling, until today Chief Software Architect at Liquid Robotics, announced …

Amazon Web Services

Citrix rolls out new cloud, analytics services for enterprises

Citrix says the updates are focused on how enterprises can secure and manage the way apps and data are delivered.<p>Citrix is rolling out a bevy of …

Cisco Systems