Friday, May 27th, 2016

Public cloud in India to reach $1.26 billion this year

The public cloud services market in the country is projected to grow 30.4 per cent to reach USD 1.26 billion this year as organisations are pursuing a digital business strategy, Gartner said today. According to the research firm, public cloud services market, which stood at USD 968.1 million in 2015, will reach USD 3.52 billion by […]

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Monday, April 4th, 2016

Can Google catch Amazon and Microsoft in cloud?

From a numbers standpoint, Google is actually a distant fourth in the $23 billion cloud infrastructure services market, according to Synergy Research Group. AWS ranks first with 31 percent, followed by Microsoft Azure at 9 percent, IBM at 7 percent and Google Cloud Platform at 4 percent, Synergy data show. That means of Google parent […]

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Friday, September 18th, 2015

Should You Trust Your CEO With Cloud Computing Decisions?

From Forbes: Traditionally, chief executive officers have come up through the ranks from the finance, sales or marketing side, so they don’t necessary bring an in-depth understanding of technology deployments. Not that it was necessary — the IT department ran its systems and spit out reports, while everyone else stuck to their specialties. Now, everybody […]

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Friday, August 7th, 2015

GE is building its own cloud; outsiders wonder why

General Electric says it knows more about big manufacturing gear and data than any cloud provider ever will. Critics say it can’t keep up with the cloud giants of the world. Read More:

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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

What the Auto Industry Can Learn from Cloud Computing

Transportation is one of the world’s largest industries. The five largest automotive companies in the world generate more than 750 billion euro in annual revenue. The names in the industry are global brands – BMW, Ford, Daimler. Yet despite its size and stature, it’s also an industry in the midst of transformation. Today, new transportation […]

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Thursday, June 18th, 2015

How green is Amazon’s cloud?

One of the drives to Cloud is that it is suppose to be green, but is Amazon Web Services green itself ? Amazon Web Services has been under fire in recent weeks from a group of activist customers who are calling for the company to be more transparent in its usage of renewable energy. In […]

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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

New OpenStack will make it easy to move between private and public clouds

The latest Kilo release of the OpenStack software, made available Thursday, sports new identity (ID) federation capability that, in theory, will let a customer in California use her local OpenStack cloud for everyday work, but if the load spikes, allocate jobs to other OpenStack clouds either locally or far, far away. “With Kilo, for the […]

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Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Alibaba in a ‘cloud wars’ against Amazon, Google, and Microsoft

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is upping its investment in cloud computing in the United States, making it more of a competitor to Amazon, Google, and Microsoft than ever before. Alibaba’s cloud division, Aliyun, has signed a series of new partnerships with the likes of Intel and data center company Equinix to localize its cloud offerings […]

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Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Amazon Cloud is a $4.6 Billion business

For the first time Amazon has revealed its numbers for AWS. In its latest financial earnings report, Amazon said AWS grew 49 percent in 2014, pulling in $4.6 billion in revenue. After reaching $1.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, AWS is on track for $6.23 billion in sales by year’s end, the […]

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Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Which is the most reliable public clouds?

Amazon EC2 was the most reliable compute and Google Cloud Storage was the most reliable storage. The Laguna Beach, California company tracks status of more than 30 clouds from AWS to Zettagrid: Service provider Outrages Downtime Amazon EC2  20  2.41 Hours Amazon S3  23  2.69 Hours Google Compute Engine  72  4.41 Hours Google Cloud Storage 8 […]

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Friday, September 12th, 2014

Cloud customers are still paying for twice as much as they need

An independent survey of 200 UK-based CIOs has revealed that they are only using about half of the cloud capacity they’ve bought and paid for, and that 90 percent of them see over-provisioning as a necessary evil. Cloud provider ElasticHosts, which commissioned the survey, says: “Essentially, bad habits like over-provisioning and sacrificing peak performance are […]

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Friday, June 6th, 2014

HP to Invest $1 billion in Open Cloud Services

The company has pledged to invest $1 billion in open cloud products and services over the next two years, along with community-driven, open-source cloud technologies. “Just as the community spread the adoption of Linux in the enterprise, we believe OpenStack will do the same for the cloud,” said Hewlett-Packard CEO and President Meg Whitman, in […]

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Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

5 things you probably don’t know about Google Cloud

 Google is currently in the best position to challenge Amazon because they have the engineering culture and technical abilities to release some really innovative features. IBM has bought into some excellent infrastructure at Softlayer but still has to prove its cloud engineering capabilities. Amazon has set the standard for how we expect cloud infrastructure to […]

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Monday, February 24th, 2014

Demand for Linux Skills Rises with Cloud Computing

Demand for people with Linux skills is increasing, a trend that appears to follow a shift in server sales. Cloud infrastructure, including Amazon Web Service, is largely Linux based, and cloud services’ overall growth is increasing Linux server deployments. As many as 30% of all servers shipped this year will be cloud services providers, according […]

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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

GoGrid Wants to be Open Source Option to Amazon’s Cloud Databases

GoGrid CEO John Keagy says if an organization wants to use a true open source database, like MongoDB, Basho’s Riak, Hadoop or Cassandra, Amazon is not the place to go. “We want to be an open source alternative,” he says. “If you’re not worried about lock-in then use (AWS). If you’re an enterprise that wants […]

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Monday, January 27th, 2014

After OpenStack, PayPal experimenting with public cloud

PayPal has spoken publicly and regularly about its private OpenStack implementation and recently said that 20 percent of its infrastructure runs on OpenStack. But it’s only a matter of time before PayPal starts running some of its operations on public clouds, said James Barrese, CTO of PayPal. “We have a few small apps that aren’t […]

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Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Salesforce going OpenStack?

You gotta love it when one vendor helpfully announces what another vendor’s plans. That’s what apparently happened Monday when Rackspace Chairman and co-founder Graham Weston was quoted in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO blog  saying that would start running OpenStack’s open-source cloud technology. Read More:

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Friday, December 13th, 2013

India To Spend $3.9 Billion On Cloud Services By 2017

According to a new Gartner report, around $3.9 billion will be spent on cloud services in India from 2013 through 2017, of which $1.7 billion will be spent on software-as-a-service (SaaS). The overall public cloud services market in India is also set to grow 33.6% this year to touch $404 million, an increase of $101 […]

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Thursday, November 28th, 2013

OpenStack Keen On Indian Market

OpenStack, a non-profit organization promoting open source cloud computing software, wants to increase its presence in India. The organization has formed a three -pronged strategy—launching new products and features, tapping organizations deploying cloud computing, and training the vast channel base of its alliance partners who have a strong presence in the country. Mark Collier, COO, […]

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Friday, November 8th, 2013

Amazing OpenStack statistics from user survey

US Number 1 Country, India Number 2! Ubuntu No 1 OS. KVM Number 1 Hypervisor.

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