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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 – GeekWire

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

Google’s globally distributed Cloud Spanner database service is now generally available

Google today announced that Cloud Spanner, its globally distributed relational database service, is now generally available after what was a relatively short four-month beta period.<p>When it launched, Google positioned the service as an alternative for businesses that were about to outgrow their …

Cloud Computing

6 trends that will shape cloud computing in 2017

<b>Public, private and hybrid cloud implementations will accelerate in 2017 as CIOs seek to take advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale to build</b> …

Amazon Web Services

Preakness 2017: What Video Replay Shows for Cloud Computing's Belmont Odds

Cloud Computing ensured there will be no Triple Crown winner this year after a thrilling come-from-behind victory at the 2017 Preakness Stakes on Saturday.<p>Now, with three weeks before the Belmont Stakes, the spotlight will be on Cloud Computing to see if he can repeat his feat from Pimlico at the …

Classic Empire

Nutanix, IBM Aim To Provide Intel Alternative in the Cloud

Shares of storage technology vendor <b>Nutanix</b> (NTNX) are down 69 cents, or 4%, at $16.25, a victim of today’s general sell-off in the broader market, …

IBM

Google brings 45 teraflops tensor flow processors to its compute cloud

Up to 256 chips can be joined together for 11.5 petaflops of machine-learning power.<p>Google has developed its second-generation tensor processor—four …

Machine Learning

Amazon went public 20 years ago today — here's how much its earliest investors have earned

On May 15, 1997, Amazon, then an online bookstore, went public.<p>The company's stock has seen a stunning 36% compounded annual gain since then.<p>Amazon closed at $961.35 on Friday, giving the company a market value of about $466.2 billion. That's 490 times its split-adjusted stock price close at $1.96 …

Barnes & Noble

Amazon is the king of cloud: Here's the proof

If the data from the Q1 results of the global tech giants is to be believed,Amazonis ruling the cloud roost. Amazon has accounted for 40% of the …

IBM pushes for NVMe adoption to boost storage speeds

Big Blue says the move to NVMe is necessary to cope with today's vast data volumes.<p>IBM has announced the development of new NVMe solutions and has …

Big Data

Microsoft: Microservices Driving New Era of Computing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the Microsoft Build 2017 conference this week told developers that a new era of computing enabled by the rise of …

Cloud Computing

Microsoft introduces Azure Cosmos DB, a globally distributed database with 5 consistency choices

Arguably the biggest Azure news to come out of Microsoft’s Build 2017 developer conference is the debut of Azure Cosmos DB. The schema-free database service offers developers flexibility with five consistency choices, instead of forcing them to choose between strong and eventual consistency. The …

Cloud Computing

With Cosmos DB, Microsoft wants to build one database to rule them all

“We want this to be the database of the future and to last for many decades to come,” Microsoft Technical Fellow Dharma Shukla told me when we talked about Cosmos DB, the new globally distributed database the company is launching at its Build developer conference today. And for Shukla, this is a …

Cloud Computing

In the New "Digital Transformation Economy," Modernizing Core Technology Architectures is Critical

We've heard the term "digital transformation" used almost to the point of exhaustion in the past couple of years - but it's not just a lot of hot …

Innovation

Companies Look to Make a Quantum Leap With New Technology

Quantum mechanics has fascinated, confounded and even alarmed scientists for nearly a century with the notion that particles can exist in two states at once and communicate with each other across vast distances. The underlying science that Albert Einstein famously called “spooky” could soon become …

Quantum Mechanics

IBM deal puts final nail in the Verizon enterprise cloud coffin

We’ve been expecting it for a while, but Verizon’s sale to IBM confirms the giant has officially given up on the cloud.<p>Financials of the deal have …

Telecoms

Red Hat and Amazon integrate AWS, RHEL, and OpenShift

The public AWS cloud will meet the private OpenShift cloud in Amazon and Red Hat's newest cloud plan. In addition, Red Hat and Amazon will be …

Red Hat

The Quantum Computer Revolution Is Closer Than You May Think

Quantum computing will be a huge advantage to whatever nation gets it to work first.<p>Let’s make no mistake: The race for a quantum computer is the new …

Quantum Mechanics

Linux Foundation Announces EdgeX Foundry To Drive Standardization Of Edge Computing

At Hannover Messe, one of the largest industrial automation trade shows, Linux Foundation announced a new open source project, EdgeX Foundry, which aims to unify various standards related to IoT and Edge Computing.<p>Edge Computing bridges IoT devices and the Public Cloud platforms through local …

Internet of Things

Facebook builds a new data center network to separate user traffic from machine data

Facebook deals with an enormous amount of data generated by its 1.86 billion users, including photos, videos and chat messages. But that’s not the …

Tech Industry

Equinix completes $3.6 billion deal to buy 29 data centers from Verizon

Equinix, an international data center company based in Redwood City, California, announced today that it has completed the purchase of 29 data centers from Verizon for $3.6 billion. The deal was announced in December.<p>Verizon owns AOL, which owns TechCrunch.<p>The acquisition greatly expands Equinix’s …

Internet

Cloud v. Data Center: Key trends for IT decision-makers

Cloud-native applications running on a mix of private and public cloud infrastructure may be the future, but the traditional on-premises data center …

Red Hat

Microsoft Azure Is Now The Software Giant's New Money-Making Machine, Azure To Join Forces With Red Hat On May

Microsoft continued to see strong growth this year. Leading the big charge will be the company's cloud computing service, Microsoft Azure. Revenue …

Microsoft

Amazon Stays On Top of the Cloud Market

Amazon is the number one cloud provider, and barring some major and unforeseen market shifts, the company will remain number one for a very long time.<p>…

Amazon Web Services

Roundup Of Cloud Computing Forecasts, 2017

• Cloud computing is projected to increase from $67B in 2015 to $162B in 2020 attaining a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19%.<br>• Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud services market will grow 18% in 2017 to $246.8B, up from $209.2B in 2016.<br>• 74% of Tech Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) say …

Cloud Computing

Tech's High-Stakes Arms Race: Costly Data Centers

Just as oil and gas companies plow billions of dollars in searching for new energy reserves, big technology companies are spending lavishly on a global footprint of sophisticated computers to run every startup and corporate colossus’s business in the cloud.<p>Amazon.com Inc. upped the ante this week, …

Amazon.com Inc

Is bigger always better when choosing a cloud provider?

These mega providers attract organisations because they represent a safe pair of hands, and so become the default choice for many companies looking …

Cloud Computing

SAP and Google Cloud: They actually need each other

Both SAP and Google Cloud are too proud to admit it. SAP is Google Cloud's first major enterprise software partner, while SAP needs distance itself …

CRM