Tag Archives: Cloud

Twitter Migrates Some Infrastructure to Google Cloud

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter moved some infrastructure for better data management Hadoop from Apache is an open-source software for organising Big Data Hadoop compute system is the core of Twitter’s data platform Twitter will move some of its core infrastructure to Google’s Cloud Platform for better data management, the company has announced. “We are excited to announce that we are working with Google Cloud to ... Read More »

Laying to rest:the many myths surrounding the cloud

Cloud technology is on the rise and is a key priority in the business world, with the overwhelming message from Microsoft’s recent Tech Summit that businesses should be moving to the cloud sooner rather than later. Enterprises like Microsoft are leading the way in cloud technology, with key solutions like Office 365 utilising the hybrid cloud and Azure offering a ... Read More »

Microsoft Posts Stronger-Than-Expected Results on Cloud, Business Service Growth

Microsoft on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected earnings for the past quarter, lifted by gains in cloud computing and other business services. For its first fiscal quarter to September 30, the tech giant said profit was up 16 percent from a year ago to $6.6 billion (roughly Rs. 42,911 crores). Revenue meanwhile rose 12 percent to $24.5 billion (roughly Rs. 1,59,304 crores) for the one-time ... Read More »

New Smartphone from LG, Cloud Management Services from Staples Make Small Biz Headlines

If you want to run a mobile business, you need mobile specific tools like a smartphone and a cloud management platform. This week, small businesses got a few new options. First, Verizon called a new LG smartphone perfect for content creators. And Staples launched a new cloud management and records storage solution. You can read about these new services along ... Read More »

Navigating the Storm: 100 Days to Cloud with Microsoft Partner Network

There was heavy snowfall in and around Seattle for the first time in years, but the weather-watch didn’t stop 50-plus attendees and 10-plus speakers from engaging in Microsoft Partner Network’s 100 Days to Cloud workshop. The future of technology as a whole, and IT is in the cloud and the workshop was geared to help individuals and companies align themselves ... Read More »

Why Cloud may shower billions on only a few tech companies

SAN FRANCISCO: Jeff Bezos of Amazon, along with a couple of his rivals, may eventually control much of the $1-trillion global market for business computers and software. That is because Amazon Web Services, his big-business computing division, is starting to affect more than just the world of computer servers, data storage and networking at the core of computing. Increasingly, it ... Read More »

Staples Adds Record Storage and Cloud Management for Business

Small businesses looking for record storage or cloud management services just got another option from a familiar source. Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) is partnering with GRM, a leading provider of information management solutions, to offer these services under the Staples brand. Staples Records and Cloud Management offers a range of specific services that businesses of all sizes can choose from. All are ... Read More »

Alphabet’s Big Bets Shift to Cloud, Away From Moonshots

Alphabet Inc. will focus its biggest bets next year on the staid world of business software and cloud computing, a marked departure from lofty “moonshots” of recent years, such as burrito-carrying drones and super-fast internet service. Alphabet was formed last year, in part, to insulate the lucrative online advertising business of its Google division from riskier, more capital-intensive projects now ... Read More »

IBM to Buy Bengaluru-Based Cloud Recovery Firm Sanovi Technologies

In a bid to expand disaster recovery services, software giant IBM on Thursday signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bengaluru-based Sanovi Technologies. Sanovi Technologies provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centres and cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to bolster its Software Defined Resiliency strategy and ... Read More »

Amazon Triples Profits on Cloud Services, Video

Online giant Amazon said Thursday its profits more than tripled in the third quarter, but shares fell as the rise was weaker than expected. Amazon extended its string of positive results after years of investments that produced little or no profit, helped by its cloud computing, streaming video and new products and services. Profit surged to $252 million (roughly Rs. ... Read More »