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Verizon leak a reminder to businesses: safeguard your cloud data

Businesses everywhere, beware—what happened at Verizon can happen to you, too.<p>The names, addresses, phone numbers and in some cases, security PINs of 6 million Verizon customers stored on large cloud-computing servers were made available to the public, the telecommunications carrier said this week …

Security

The top 5 IT certifications that will increase your salary - TechRepublic

Want to move up the ladder in your tech career? Here are five certifications that can help you earn more money.<p>While a candidate's experience trumps …

Project Management

Microsoft Becoming 'King of the Cloud,' Poised to Dethrone Amazon Web Services

KeyBanc analysts said Microsoft Corp (MSFT) will dethrone Amazon.com (AMZN) Web Services to become the "king of the cloud" this quarter.<p>Analysts …

Stocks

IBM opens four new data centers around the world as it chases cloud leaders

IBM is set to open four new data centers in California, London, and Sydney, as it tries to stay competitive in the cloud business amid steadily …

Google Cloud Platform

The 2017 Top Programming Languages

It’s summertime here at <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>, and that means it’s time for our fourth interactive ranking of the top programming languages. As with all …

Programming

Amazon makes cloud contract more customer-friendly as rivals loom

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has done away with a controversial clause in its cloud computing contracts that prohibited customers from suing the company over patent infringement, according to an updated version of the Amazon Web Services customer agreement released on …

Amazon Web Services

10 Cloud Computing certifications that will land you a six figure salary Job

Top 10 Highest-Paying Cloud Computing Certifications<p>Try one of these 10 highest paying cloud computing certifications and get yourself a six figure …

Red Hat

Google Will Literally Ship Your Data to Its Cloud

One of the ironies of cloud computing is that while data flows to and from various data centers over the Internet, the best way to move large amounts …

Domestic Technology

IBM's Plan To Encrypt Unthinkable Amounts of Sensitive Data

Data breaches and exposures all invite the same lament: if only the compromised data had been encrypted. Bad guys can only do so much with …

Encryption

APIs and platforms begin to flex their business muscles

As platform-oriented organizations ascend, interest in enterprise APIs grows. Of interest lately: data and analytics.<p>read this<p>The $13.7 billion deal …

Amazon Web Services

Microsoft finally releases its secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon and Google

Microsoft has long maintained that it has a secret weapon in the cloud wars against the Amazon Web Services juggernaut.<p>The weapon is Microsoft's existing inroads into the business software market. And the strategy was never more apparent than in May 2015, when the company announced Azure Stack, a …

Amazon Web Services

Here's what happens inside Amazon when its massive AWS hosting service goes down

In late February 2017, a number of large websites across the internet abruptly went down.<p>Community-question-site Quora crashed, as did product management tool Trello, and Amazon's artificial intelligence assistant Alexa also struggled.<p>The outage lasted several hours — and Amazon was to blame. This …

Cloud Computing

Intel Rolls Out New Chips in the Battle for Data Center Business

Intel (intc) on Tuesday announced a new line of microprocessors for data centres, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices (amd) and others …

Advanced Micro Devices

IBM’s new Services Platform uses AI to help businesses manage their IT operations

IBM is launching a new machine learning-centric product for enterprises today: the IBM Services Platform. This new service aims to help businesses manage their IT infrastructure and make better data-driven decisions to keep that infrastructure running smoothly.<p>Because there can’t be a machine …

Machine Learning

It's Time to Make Code More Tinker-Friendly

Back in ye olde days of the information superhighway, curious newbies had an easy way to see how websites worked: View Source.<p>If they clicked that …

Programming

Nvidia is set to dominate the '4th tectonic shift' in computing (NVDA)

Decades of work have paid off for Nvidia. The next computer revolution is here, and the company is set to dominate its competition, according to Jefferies.<p>"IBM dominated in the 1950's with the mainframe computer, DEC in the mid 1960's with the transition to mini-computers, Microsoft and Intel as …

Artificial Intelligence

We compared popular cloud storage options so you don’t have to

Almost everyone has files scattered across several devices and platforms. Getting our files where we need them, when we need them, can become a chaotic endeavor.<p>This handy guide should help clear things up. Here are the five most popular mobile cloud storage options. Each one presents storage …

Cloud Computing

Ever-changing memory could lead to faster processors

Virtually every central processor in your devices uses a tiered set of memory caches to speed things up by fetching commonly used data. But it's not very efficient -- in trying to accommodate everything, it's rarely the fastest at anything. MIT's CSAIL researchers want to fix that. They've …

Qualcomm

Google's plan to best Amazon rests on one piece of software

Early in 2015, artificial-intelligence researchers at Google created an obscure piece of software called ­TensorFlow. Two years later the tool, which is used in building machine-­learning software, underpins many future ambitions of Google and its parent company, Alphabet.<p>TensorFlow makes it much …

Artificial Intelligence

An Introduction to the Types of Cloud Computing

The folks at Gartner have something awesome called the “hype cycle.” The cycle contains a “peak of inflated expectations” and a “trough of …

DevOps

AWS launches turbocharged cloud virtual desktop

Amazon Web Services has launched a new cloud virtual desktop offering that provides users with a turbocharged machine they can access over the internet. The WorkSpaces Power bundle offers users four virtual CPUs, a whopping 16GiB of RAM (1GiB is roughly 1.074GB), and 275GB of total storage.<p>The …

Cloud Computing

Google's Cloud Spanner: how does it stack up? | ZDNet

Here's the lowdown on Google's globally-distributed operational database -- Cloud Spanner -- along with comparisons to its counterparts, and …

Databases

Microsoft to lay off 3,000 people as it tries to boost Azure

As expected, Microsoft has announced a radical reorganization of its sales business, with thousands of people expected to lose their jobs. The process will cut up to 3,000 jobs, mainly in the sales department -- that's less than 10 percent of Microsoft's total sales force, and roughly 75 percent of …

Amazon Web Services

New – API & CloudFormation Support for Amazon CloudWatch Dashboards | Amazon Web Services

We launched CloudWatch Dashboards a couple of years ago. In the post that I wrote for the launch, I showed you how to interactively create a …

Cloud Computing

What Is Quantum Computing? A Super-Easy Explanation For Anyone

It’s fascinating to think about the power in our pocket—today’s smartphones have the computing power of a military computer from 50 years ago that was the size of an entire room. However, even with the phenomenal strides we made in technology and classical computers since the onset of the computer …

Better Clouds For Amido And Ometria As Old IT Infrastructure Models Die

Rather like T.S Eliot’s tired ‘April is the cruellest month’ phrase, the most overused quote in technology is that ‘nobody ever got fired by buying IBM’.<p>Not only is that quote hackneyed and unoriginal, nowadays it is untrue. It’s clearly not just IBM’s fault, but the world of the Cloud is changing …

T.S. Eliot

Nutanix introduces two new tools in quest to simplify hybrid cloud management

Nutanix was born in 2009 as a storage company, but always had a broader view of the computing world. As company president Sudeesh Nair told me, they started with storage because they believed legacy storage was holding back data center transformation. Today the company made another step beyond that …

Hybrid Clouds

Platform9 raises $22 million to help enterprises manage hybrid clouds

Platform9, a startup that helps companies manage their cloud software deployments across on-premises data centers and the public cloud, announced today that it raised a $22 million series C round of funding. Canvas Ventures led the round, which also included participation from Hewlett Packard …

Hybrid Clouds

The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived

Cloud computing is driving growth at 3 of the 5 most valuable companies in the world. AI will impact jobs only as quickly as AI-powered business software evolves. These are just two of the ramifications of disruptions in enterprise technology permeating mainstream media. Yet the inner workings of …

Industrial