AWS is taking on stodgy old business tech with the cloud.
The data has spoken; ignore it and risk obsolescence.
Predictable and safe isn’t a recipe for success these days.
IT has been a huge waste; open source offers a better way.
Don’t build the next Snapchat. Write the next Workday.
If your company depends on open-source software like OpenSSL, it’s time to be proactive.
Though piracy remains, Asian countries are finally beginning to pay for their software.
Oracle missed another quarter, yet one more sign that the traditional technology vendor is doomed.
Long marketed as a way to master huge quantities of data, Hadoop is now booming because its proponents have learned to sell it small.
As cloud adoption continues to accelerate, IT is the last to know.
“Software as a service” providers are feeling the heat from Amazon’s pay-for-use licensing model. Who’s the dinosaur now?
Dropbox at $8 billion is rich. Snapchat at $3 billion, much less $30 million, is foolishness.
With Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and SAP all repeatedly missing key earnings numbers, a clear and troubling trend has emerged.
Big Data for mainstream enterprises basically amounts to “doing what Silicon Valley was doing five years ago.” And that’s okay.
The Internet of Things is about to transform businesses, cities and our homes – and probably make us all much smarter.
While cloud computing is a relatively new phenomenon, it’s being driven by experienced developers, much like open source before it. The reason? Such developers have been around long enough to appreciate a valuable alternative to slogging through corporate bureaucracy.
Microsoft keeps notching double-digit revenue growth in its Server and Tools division, even as other legacy IT vendors stumble. The reason? Microsoft offers deflationary pricing while continuing to make complex software easier to use, including its aggressive move to the cloud.
The legacy IT vendors are lining up to blame their respective sales forces for their earnings misses, but their problems actually are much more deep-rooted than a couple of botched sales calls. The industry is shifting to open source and cloud computing, and it’s having a big effect on top-line revenue growth.
Two surveys come to very different conclusions about open-source software in the enterprise, but based on how broadly open source is being used, only one is likely correct.
Amazon claims that no one need build and manage a data center, given that it already does this far more efficiently at lower cost. But as data becomes an essential ingredient for a rising number of enterprises, perhaps data centers are critical, after all.