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Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing division

Multiple news outlets in Seattle and the tech press report that Microsoft plans to announce a significant reorganization in an effort to refocus its cloud computing division. In the process, a lot of people are going to lose their jobs. The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, Bloomberg and TechCrunch all cite sources claiming that […]

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12 ‘hot’ technologies not living up to the hype

This is tech. We make the future. However, we often get a little ahead of ourselves. Oftentimes the promise isn’t fulfilled as soon or as well as we imagined or vapored forth. Here is my list of stuff that may be good, but perhaps isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be as of mid-2017. […]

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IDG Contributor Network: What Companies Need to Know About Interconnection to Succeed at Digital Business

What is interconnection, and why does it matter? Interconnection is the deployment of IT traffic exchange points that integrate direct, private connections between counterparties. Interconnection is best achieved hosted in carrier-neutral data center campuses, where distributed IT components are collocated. In an age when reams of information race around the world with the click of a […]

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Microsoft Research shows off its augmented reality glasses

Because we’re spoiled and don’t appreciate amazing technology unless it’s immediately convenient, some tech pundits are dismissing VR in favor of AR, but the fact is that we’re still years away from easy to use AR glasses. For now, mainstream AR is limited to your smartphone, like most other apps.  However, a team at Microsoft […]

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Official: Cloud Computing rallies to beat Classic Empire in the final strides in Preakness Stakes upset

BALTIMORE — Official: Cloud Computing rallies to beat Classic Empire in the final strides in Preakness Stakes upset. Copyright 2017 The Associated … RSS-5

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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership

Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google’s expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts: No Related Posts

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Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point

It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative. InformationWeek: Cloud Link to this post!

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The Latest Cyber Attacks Show Why the Cloud Is Safer

Computer systems from the Ukraine to the United States were affected last week by the Petya cyber attack. It’s similar to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack last month. The WannaCry ransomware took advantage of vulnerabilities in the older versions of Windows that allowed the infection to spread. All someone needed to do was click a […]

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Amazon Web Services Sets a Lure for Java Programmers

Amazon Web Services has long offered an SDK to make it easier to access its web services from Java. Now it has another lure for Java programmers: James Gosling, the father of Java. Gosling revealed his new employer on his Facebook page with the words: “It’s time for a change. I’m leaving Boeing Defense (nee […]

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Cloud Computing announced as the winner of the 142nd Preakness

The winner of the 142nd Preakness at Pimlico Race Track is Cloud Computing. The race began at 6:48 p.m. and ended with Cloud Computing … Cloud Computing

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Weathering the Data Storm – 4 Steps to Analytics Success

Finding data sources is only the first step in a successful data analytics strategy. After that, the hard work begins. InformationWeek: Cloud

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