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  • Jumping all-in with cloud

    Although deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure seems like the most popular strategy, some CIOs have decided to go all-in with the public cloud as they don't see any value in maintaining even part of their infrastructure on-premise.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett20 Feb. 15 10:30
  • NoSQL takes the database market by storm

    CARFAX, the online vehicle tracking and valuation website, built its first database in 1984 based on technology named OpenVMS. At the time, it was cutting edge for its ability to handle millions of records.

    Written by Brandon Butler28 Oct. 14 05:50
  • 5 reasons why Google can catch Amazon in the Cloud

    Google, according to industry analysts, is positioning itself to take on Amazon's dominance as a cloud provider. While it's lagging today, Google could catch Amazon and some day supplant its top position in the cloud.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin29 April 14 20:36
  • Exclusive research: IT commits to cloud computing

    Cloud budgets are rising as IT confronts security and ROI challenges, according to the 2013 Cloud Computing Survey from IDG Enterprise (free download). (Insider: Registration required)

    Written by Computerworld Staff04 June 13 16:40
  • Squeezing savings from the Cloud

    Calculating the real ROI of Cloud apps requires the analysis of a lot of factors, and cutting corners on that process means you might not save money.

    Written by Nancy Gohring22 April 13 10:05
  • How to Plan Your Cloud Computing Mix

    Experienced CIOs have learned the hard way that achieving tangible benefits early in the technology lifecycle is no easy matter--whether its OO, CMMI, ITIL or SOA. Cloud computing shows promise and demands attention, but the related hoopla needs to be tempered with a good dose of business sense. The cloud, regardless of its variety, should never be considered an all-or-nothing proposition.

    Written by Chris Curran20 Oct. 09 09:32
  • 3 Keys to Using IaaS Public Clouds Wisely

    It seems as if every CIO comes back from a conference cocktail party demanding IT move to the cloud. While this can mean many things, including using software-as-a-service (SaaS), managed hosting, or application service providers (ASP), the demand often centers on moving applications out of your own budget-sucking data center and up to an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud platform.

    Written by James Staten20 Oct. 09 08:37
  • Verizon's public cloud aimed at enterprise

    Verizon has rolled out its first cloud-computing service aimed at giving enterprise customers a secure way to host applications not only on virtual resources but also on physical, dedicated network servers.

    Written by Elizabeth Montalbano04 June 09 04:40
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