Massachusetts Invests In Big Data Innovation
State provides $3 million to launch Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry partnership to build a new public cloud computing infrastructure for big data researchers, innovators.
Physicians Find Security In The Cloud
Healthcare practices are increasingly partnering with trusted cloud service providers to provide enhanced data security along with improved efficiency of IT operations.
Microsoft Earnings: 6 Questions
Microsoft has been on fire lately, but new CEO Satya Nadella will face questions during Thursday's earnings announcement about Windows XP, Nokia, Surface, and other trouble spots.
IT Control Is An Illusion
With all due respect to GM's Randy Mott, doing most IT work in-house and outside the cloud isn't a winning strategy.
Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014
We've singled out 20 InformationWeek Elite 100 winners whose IT projects have transformed their businesses. Use them to inspire creativity and advance your plans.
Will BYOD Become 'Bring Your Own Cloud?'
Emboldened by enterprise adoption of BYOD, many employees are starting to reach toward the cloud. Here's how to gain the cost and efficiency advantages of private cloud services while offsetting the risks.