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Content tagged with Platform as a Service
posted in June 2015
IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Commentary  |  6/30/2015
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
Google Wants You To Be Healthy
News  |  6/29/2015
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Commentary  |  6/26/2015
Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
News  |  6/25/2015
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Slideshows  |  6/24/2015
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
News  |  6/23/2015
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
Salesforce Vs. The Competition: A CRM Primer
Slideshows  |  6/23/2015
Salesforce.com is a leader in providing cloud-based enterprise software applications and platform services. How does it stack up to the competition? Here's how.
Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Commentary  |  6/23/2015
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
News  |  6/23/2015
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
News  |  6/22/2015
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
News  |  6/22/2015
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
News  |  6/19/2015
IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
Oracle's Financials Detail Its Cloud Computing Future
Commentary  |  6/18/2015
For IT professionals, as well as the CIOs who sign off on expensive Oracle technology, the company's new cloud strategy is a sea change worth watching.
10 Online Cloud Computing Courses To Get Ahead
Slideshows  |  6/17/2015
Cloud is the talk of the IT industry. Check out these online courses to give you the knowledge you need to take advantage of the trend.
Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs
News  |  6/16/2015
If nothing else, Joyent is conducting an experiment on whether hundreds of containers may be run in close proximity on a host from a wide variety of unknown customers.
VMware Launches Mobile Identity Management
News  |  6/16/2015
VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.
Amazon Adds Supersize General-Purpose Servers
News  |  6/15/2015
Amazon Web Service expanded its virtual server offerings again with M4s, a much larger version of its general-purpose M3s.
Cloud Whispering: Beyond Force-Feeding IT Staff
Commentary  |  6/15/2015
Are there still doubters in your IT organization when it comes to cloud computing? It's not unusual. Here are more tips to help overcome that doubt.
IBM Bets On Apache Spark As 'The Future Of Enterprise Data'
News  |  6/15/2015
The key problem Spark resolves is access to data across the enterprise. IBM initiatives include providing courses to train 1 million data scientists and engineers to use it.
Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
News  |  6/14/2015
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
Big Data Systems House Sensitive Data, Security Exposures
News  |  6/12/2015
SANS Institute survey concludes 73% of big data systems contain personal information, recommends tighter controls.
Airbnb Creates Hadoop Workflow System: Airflow
News  |  6/11/2015
Airflow workflow system for managing tasks is Airbnb's answer to monitoring the progress of jobs and ensuring that batches run properly in Hadoop.
Will 2015 Be The 'Year Of Hadoop'?
News  |  6/10/2015
Hadoop advocates say analysis of unstructured data yields predictive analytics useful to healthcare, business, and the Internet of Things machine maintenance.
Cisco Plans To Ring The World With 'Intercloud'
News  |  6/10/2015
Cisco enlists software and data center partners for its Intercloud chain of 350 worldwide, connected data centers -- big data, dev platform, and IoT included.
How CIOs Can Prepare For The Platform Economy
Commentary  |  6/10/2015
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
Hortonworks Deploys Hadoop Into Public Clouds
News  |  6/9/2015
Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 contains ease-of-use features, including automated cluster building and deployment into AWS, Azure, or Google.
7 Data Center Disasters You'll Never See Coming
Slideshows  |  6/7/2015
These are the kinds of random events that keep data center operators up at night. Is your disaster recovery plan prepared to handle these freak accidents?
Cisco Buys Piston, Builds Out 'Intercloud'
News  |  6/4/2015
Cisco wants a cloud platform that connects to customer data centers. So it's buying Piston's OpenStack expertise.
IBM Buys Blue Box To Bolster OpenStack Offerings
News  |  6/3/2015
IBM is buying OpenStack-as-a-service supplier Blue Box Group to add to its line up of hybrid cloud expertise and services.
MongoDB Gets SQL-Reporting Capability
News  |  6/2/2015
MongoDB, the popular unstructured document database, will soon work with SQL queries to report on what's in the system. Data encryption also coming.
FedRAMP: Sure-Fire Path To Acquisition In The Cloud Market
News  |  6/1/2015
Little known Virtustream, Autonomic Resources, and Carpathia had one thing in common -- FedRAMP certifications. This helped when it came to acquisitions.


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