Amazon Is Seriously Challenged By Microsoft
AWS was in the premier position having had a head start of more than 4 years
in the cloud related business. The lowering of prices by Microsoft; a new
CEO; an emphasized bet on the cloud have all contributed to Microsoft Azure's
adoption by the enterprises. One of the reasons for this being the better
tooling; the variety of applications and services; and not-for-Windows only
shift have all contributed.
Microsoft brought in a lot of enhancements that should prove this advantage
Microsoft has gained further. The storage options with SSDs and the rapid,
multifaceted updates to its Azure cloud computing platform are all very
attractive for enterprises.
One of the reasons that Microsoft can challenge AWS is in the attractive
storage options.Azure Premium Storage Disks is in public preview since
The Benefits of Software-Defined Security
At Gartner’s Security & Risk Management Summit, analysts identified
2014’s Top 10 Technologies for Information Security. They singled out
software-defined security as a trend to watch, stating that because its
“impact on security will be transformational.”
Read the full article at Information Security Buzz.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of
hybrid cloud storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International
Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center
in New York City, NY.
Cloudian, Inc., is a Foster City, California - based software company
specializing in cloud storage software. The main product is Cloudian, an
Amazon S3-compliant cloud object storage platform, the bedrock of cloud
computing systems, that enables cloud service providers and enterprises to
build reliable, affordable and scalable clo... (more)
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- BrightEdge, the essential
content marketing platform, today unveiled BrightEdge Community Edition. For
the first time, BrightEdge is opening its technology up to the entire digital
marketing community at no cost and providing access to the company's most
powerful technology. Community Edition includes access to Data Cube To-Go, a
massive data repository of billions of pieces of content from across the web,
and Content Optimizer To-Go, a proven recommendation engine for content
optimization. Marketers can download the Community Edition... (more)
Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing.
Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active
players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we
identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony,
if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the
"Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing.
Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various
services and solutions in this round-up are in e... (more)
AppSphere is just a few short months away, and we’ve lined up an incredible
agenda that will uncover the trends that are affecting technology and discuss
best practices for managing the impact of evolving technology on your bottom
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from thought leaders like Jonah Kowall,
Research Vice President, IT Operations at Gartner; Lance Crosby, Chief
Executive Officer of SoftLayer, an IBM Company; and Bill Platt, General
Manager of Amazon Web Services.
You’ll also hear a panel of experts from Microsoft, Google, Red Hat, and
SoftLayer discuss the fu... (more)