Insights as a service is a model experiencing supersonic growth, so it’s natural to wonder where it’s headed. Fortunately, there are some clues that can give us a sense of where and how it is likely to evolve. Consider what is fueling its growth. That starts with determining its added value in a marketplace already […]
U.S. federal government spending on cloud computing jumped 25% in the past three years, driven by infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) investment. An article by Nextgov discusses the finding of a recent report by big data analysis firm Govini that shows strong cloud spending. This follows an earlier report that government spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) […]
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the undisputed leader of the cloud computing market, announcing in a letter to shareholders that the business will reach $10 billion dollars in annual sales this year. Reaching $10 billion in 2016 would mean a huge surge in sales, considering AWS made $7.9 billion last year. The e-commerce giant also […]
IBM’s big claim beggars belief.
That was easy!
Oracle is fundamentally incapable of competing with Amazon, whatever it may say.
One analyst is projecting Amazon’s cloud business to be worth $50 billion by 2015. That valuation may not be nearly optimistic enough.
If CIOs are so scared about public cloud security, why is infrastructure as a service adoption proceeding at breakneck pace?
Given the AWS EC2 service level agreement of 99.95, how does a service maintain an uptime of 99.99 for customer applications?
A new Amazon program wants to help more startups use its cloud services. But weren’t startups all gung-ho for AWS already?
Look out, Amazon and Microsoft—there’s a new cloud provider in town.
Though AWS rules cloud compute workloads today, Google and Microsoft look set to give it serious competition, according to Forrester and Gartner.
Finally, a clear, visual, explanation of three of the most common — and most confusing — cloud-computing acronyms.
Out-of-control cloud adoption can be a big headache for enterprise IT departments.
New Marketing-as-a-Service and Healthcare-as-a-Service operations illustrate the trend toward delivering Anything-and-Everything-as-a-Service over the Web.
While cloud computing giants Amazon, Google and Microsoft scramble to cut prices to lure customers to their cloud-computing infrastructures, their smaller rival Rackspace Hosting is heading in the opposite direction.