Cloud computing applications strategy
- July 25, 2017
IBM opened four new cloud data centers to expand its global cloud footprint and to better equip users with tools, applications and services, such as containers, for the cloud era.
- December 16, 2015
'Tis the yuletide season, so let's have a little fun today. Let's talk about games on the cloud. Not surprisingly, cloud gaming platforms are here. It's a GaaS. It's Gaming as a Service. You've ...
- December 05, 2015
Not even two years. HP's Helion public cloud service, launched on May 6, 2014. It's being euthanized on Jan. 31, 2016. If your organization has workload and data assets in the HP cloud, they must ...
- December 02, 2015
Even the most cursory glance at cloud service offerings makes you immediately see why nearly every company is there today. It's cheap, it's fast, and at the larger providers like AWS, it's even ...
- November 30, 2015
Microsoft today launched Microsoft PowerApps, a major new platform that lets anyone build cross-platform mobile applications. Anyone. And for now, it's free. Love or hate it, this latest salvo in ...
- November 19, 2015
One of Gartner's predictions for 2016 is that by 2020, smart agents "will facilitate 40 percent of mobile interactions, and the post-app era will begin to dominate." In its annual list of looking ...
- November 13, 2015
Looking back at Oracle OpenWorld 2015, all one can see is clouds. “Cloud, cloud, cloud” was the conference summation by 451 Research analyst Alan Pelz-Sharpe. The interesting thing about the cloud ...
- November 13, 2015
We’re seeing an increasing number of cloud and mobile apps turn to Bluetooth for beacon-based location services and other peripheral device connectivity. The number of devices using Bluetooth ...
- November 03, 2015
It's easy to understand why the CFO likes cloud computing. It's almost certainly less expensive than running a traditional IT organization and infrastructure. Perhaps the HR manager likes the ...
- October 30, 2015
With Oracle using this week's JavaOne conference to reaffirm its commitment to the Java platform, third-party tool maker Azul Systems debuted an early access program for Java 9 support in Zulu, its ...
- October 29, 2015
In an earlier IT Knowledge Exchange blog post, I wrote about how Adobe, in an astonishingly poor effort to simplify, completely changed the import procedure in its Lightroom application, widely ...
- October 28, 2015
Visit any of the TechTarget family of websites or e-publications and Big Data is everywhere. It's unavoidable. Inescapable. IT isn't about applications, it's about the data. Think of all the things ...
- October 22, 2015
We all know that "things" of all kinds, limited only by your imagination, are already demanding all connectivity all the time. But, you ain't seen nothin' yet, if the predictions of those in the ...
- October 16, 2015
Application development isn't easy. That's why the profession of software engineering is so valued and why talented cloud and mobile app developers -- like you -- are continually sought after. That ...
- October 09, 2015
Today, let's do something different. Instead of offering up my own opinions, I'll let others hang themselves with their own words. Suffice it to say, test your software fully before shipping it ...