The Clouds Are Different Over China
US-based cloud vendors face unique challenges in China, raising the possibility that Chinese cloud vendors might be able to gain leadership roles in the global cloud market.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
The Cloud: We're Not in 2012 Any More
Forrester's upcoming cloud 2018 predictions report, scheduled for release tomorrow, highlights just how dramatic developments in security, analytics, and applications tools have advanced the cloud.
Moving the Cloud Closer to the Business
We will soon reach the point where connectivity to cloud resources is going to become a serious issue in terms of real-time computing functions. So, how do we bring the cloud closer to us?
How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
New Forrester research finds that prices for AWS and Azure are still competitive, but customers should be wary of lock-in on SasS products such as Salesforce and Oracle.