The cloud has been a boon for many companies, enabling CIOs to turn off servers or even shutter data centers. CIOs rent processing power, storage and other tools from a mix of vendors in a quickly growing market. But a small contingent of IT leaders is looking to a more efficient way to rent computing horsepower. Rather than take on the often onerous obligations of designing … [Read more...] about Serverless: The future of cloud computing?
Future of cloud computing
This guest post comes from Dave Lounsbury, Chief Technical Officer at The Open Group. By Dave Lounsbury Everyone in the IT industry knows by now that cloud computing is exploding. Gartner said cloud computing was its number-one area of inquiry in 2010, and hype for the popular computing movement peaked last summer according to its 2010 Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing. … [Read more...] about Take The Open Group survey to measure the true enterprise impact of cloud computing
BriefingsDirect caught up with Eschenbach after the presentation to gain his impressions and insights on the scope and depth of cloud computing -- and how it's impacting CIOs in general. The interview comes as part of a special BriefingsDirect podcast series from VMworld in Las Vegas. The interview was conducted by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. … [Read more...] about Executive Interview: VMware’s Carl Eschenbach on the scope and depth of cloud computing and how CIOs will have to adapt
We're all about seeing around corners here at ZDNet, frequently taking the pulse of the technology industry to determine where it's headed next. Venture capital firms are interested in the same thing -- for them, the difference between right and wrong is measured in (millions of) dollars. North Bridge Venture Partners, which is split between Boston and San Mateo, released a … [Read more...] about The future of cloud computing: 9 trends for 2012
Earlier in July, one of the biggest cloud computing trends to make headlines in recent years celebrated another milestone when it reached its fourth birthday. OpenStack has grown and developed over the past four years, to the point where it is now garnering serious attention from IT executives and developers around the world. One region that is picking up its rate of OpenStack … [Read more...] about Is OpenStack the future of Cloud Computing
SAN FRANCISCO---Machine learning is the next rage in cloud computing. Microsoft, Amazon Web Services and IBM have all revealed their initial projects using big data for more intelligent predictions. Perhaps it was appropriate that deep data learning was the discussion topic du jour during a fireside chat between Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Box CEO Aaron Levie … [Read more...] about Google’s Eric Schmidt, Box CEO Aaron Levie discuss future of cloud computing
Is there a next phase for cloud computing? During the past few years, cloud computing has become a mainstream element of modern software solutions just as common as websites or databases. The cloud computing market is a race vastly dominated by four companies: Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM with a few other platforms with traction in specific regional markets such as … [Read more...] about The AI-First Cloud: Can artificial intelligence power the next generation of cloud computing?
The modern Internet is millions of networks containing billions of hosts. The hosts are computers — small personal computers, big enterprise-size computers, and embedded computers. Digital cameras, MP3 players, and car electronics contain computers, but they are not usually hosts on the Internet. With the rise of IPv6, that will change. New devices will be hosts on the … [Read more...] about Will the Internet of Things be the end of cloud computing?
Taking a break from the tradition where Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin shared the company's progress and vision every year, this time it was Indian-origin CEO Sundar Pichai who updated the world with some of Google's achievements and key highlights. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock In a letter posted on official Google blog on … [Read more...] about Sundar Pichai Predicts AI Is Future Of Cloud Computing At Google
Cloud computing can be a godsend for small businesses. You pay someone else to host your computing resources and IT services so you can focus on your business, not spend your time addressing IT issues. The trick is finding the right cloud solution provider.It's like Goldilocks and the Three Bears. You want a solution that's just right. You shouldn't have to buy a … [Read more...] about Small Businesses Get Taste of Cloud Computing, Cafeteria-Style