Public cloud? Two vendors float on high, says Gartner

AWS leads, but Microsoft still a clear second 19 May 2015 at 15:56, Tim Anderson Gartner’s latest report on Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) places just two vendors in the coveted top right “Leaders” segment of its “Magic Quadrant” chart. The research and analyst firm presented the report at its Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Summit in Sydney yesterday. Those two are Amazon Web Services (AWS), which comes top…

May 20, 2015
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Alibaba, Amazon, Microsoft main players in cloud market

Cloudscape
May 20, 2015

Alibaba, Amazon, Microsoft main players in cloud market: columnist ) Aliyun’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, January 2013. (Photo/CFP) Amazon, Microsoft and Alibaba are set to become the three leaders in the global cloud computing market, according to Chinese columnist Liu Kuang. Alibaba’s Aliyun cloud division recently set up operations in Silicon Valley in California and in Dubai, while rival cloud computing services, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure, are…

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Google takes on Amazon and Microsoft

Google takes on Amazon and Microsoft with second cloud price cuts in 12 month Moore’s Law is really working out for them By Chris Merriman GOOGLE HAS CONTINUED its commitment to Moore’s Law-linked pricing, with another round of price cuts for its cloud services, as well as introducing a new class of virtual machine. Last year, the company slashed prices, explaining that it would continue to pass the savings on to…

May 20, 2015
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This is Google’s plan to compete with Amazon

Google Trusts Cloud Computing More Than Firewalls
May 19, 2015

by Tricia Duryee on May 18, 2015 at 9:42 am Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via Flickr. Google is close to launching “buy” buttons to enable customers to pay and check-out for products without ever having to leave the search engine, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move will allow the search engine to compete more rigorously with Amazon and eBay, especially when it comes to being a shopper’s first stop on mobile…

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Visual Studio Online

Just created my account! Welcome to Visual Studio Thanks for choosing Visual Studio. Now when you sign in to Visual Studio, IDE settings like your theme and editor preferences will sync across all the machines you work on. See how it works and learn about some of the other great features in Visual Studio. If you haven’t already, your next step is to get a FREE Visual Studio Online account,…

May 18, 2015
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For remote collaboration, Google Apps still can’t be beat

Google Trusts Cloud Computing More Than Firewalls
May 18, 2015

By Jon Udell Successful team meetings require input from everyone. When you can’t be in the same room, Google Hangouts and Google Drawings offer an effective virtual alternative   If you work in tech, you’re probably familiar with a common way to facilitate a team meeting. Everyone is given a pad of yellow Post-it notes and a small sheet of green sticky dots. At the start of the exercise, each…

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Netsuite launches Android app

By Brian Karlovsky | Monday, May 18, 2015 – 10:21 Cloud ERP provider NetSuite has launched an end-to-end Cloud business management mobile app for smartphones running Android. NetSuite for Android gives users a unified cloud ERP, CRM and e-commerce functionality to quickly boost remote productivity anytime. The app allows executives and their staff to quickly and easily manage time and expenses, approve sales and purchase orders, create and manage records,…

May 18, 2015
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ITAnyWhere Cloud

Think
May 18, 2015

ITAnyWhere Cloud helps small businesses with under 100 employees improve productivity, save cost and stay in compliance by moving to the cloud. Build 100% on top AWS, ITAnyWhere Cloud lets people work on any device, anywhere, on any application, for one low flat monthly fee. Included are all of the productivity features like email, instant messaging, content management, file storage and sharing, single sign, and backed by ComputerSupport.com’s onsite and…

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Get ready for another wave of cloud evangelism

Cloudscape
May 18, 2015

  As OpenStack backers gather in Vancouver, the fight to win business workloads ramps up with Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. If you are an information technology professional and haven’t had your fill of cloud computing hype, er, information, brace yourself: There is lots more on its way. This week, the OpenStack Foundation and a seven thousand or so of its closest friends will gather at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver…

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Microsoft cloud storage comes up roses in latest survey

Cloudscape
May 13, 2015

A new report from cloud storage provider Nasuni ranks Microsoft Azure ahead of Amazon Web Services S3 and Google Cloud Storage for corporate storage. Here’s another data point for executives weighing a move to cloud computing, well cloud storage, to be more precise. The latest biennial survey from Nasuni, a cloud storage management company, said its latest round of tests comparing performance of cloud storage services from Amazon, Google and…

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