The cloud computing pricing war is nothing new. In 2014, Microsoft, Google and Amazon entered a fight with the aim to gobble up the biggest slice of the market share by matching each other’s falling prices. What ensued was a price slashing spree in a few days’ span, in some cases dropping cloud computing product premiums […]
Let’s face it, while the cloud has done some amazing things for a lot of businesses in recent years, it’s also been a source of confusion. This is especially true when it comes to deciding which workloads should run where. Should they be on a private cloud? A public cloud? Maybe certain legacy applications and […]
A pilot project in Norway is looking to build an intelligent grid that could spur further advances in the Nordic county’s electrical network. Smart Cities World reports that the Scandinavian country’s third biggest energy producer Agder Energi is leading the pilot project to use intelligent technology to build a smart grid solution. Agder is partnering with […]
Google has a dream. It’s an ambitious dream but, with hard work and dedication, Google’s cloud chief Diane Green figures Google can realize its dreams. The dream? To be hopelessly, blindingly dull. Enterprise dull. Green is telling people that Google is “very serious about the enterprise,” but she has yet to demonstrate that Google really […]
As the cloud services competition heats up between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, both companies have begun not only slashing prices, but expanding their offerings to cover more of what matters to today’s developers. This includes Azure’s heavy investing into big data, while also taking steps to ensure that its users are able […]
It’s a tough slog, competing with Amazon, particularly Amazon Web Services. The cloud computing giant earns billions more in revenues than its next nearest competitors, even as it cranks out innovation at a dizzying pace. To such legacy IT and cloud competitors, failure is familiar. The problem, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, however, is that Amazon competitors […]
Microsoft used to be able to count on developers to embrace its technologies and extend its lead in the enterprise. Today that relationship is much more complicated, as evidenced by a new Stack Overflow developer survey. Let’s be clear: the new Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella has been rejuvenating its partnership with developers for years, […]
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They’ve cracked the code with developers, and it’s paying off.
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