Amazon Web Services is taking a bit of a beating from its investors. The cloud company recently released the financial report for its second quarter of 2014, and it looks like Amazon continues to experience difficulties when it comes to profit.
Open source cloud computing is on the rise, and one vendor is hoping to take things to the next level. Odoo, formerly OpenERP, recently went through a change of name, and the company has also raised $10 million in funding to push its open source cloud marketing, but it also plans to soon release version 8 of its suite of cloud-based business services.
Technology generally is most powerful when the largest number of people can easily access it. With cloud computing, most organizations are hamstrung because they still require the skills of a professional programmer to build anything that has any meaningful business value.
This has created a lot of demand within some segments of the channel for application development services. But the dependency on professional developers also has served to limit the potential size of the overall market, because professional developers are perennially in short supply.Content Classification: Curated
Google Drive for Work only launched last month, but Google is already at work boosting the features around it. In this round of new features and functionality, Google focused on the security of Drive at Work, seemingly taking to heart any concerns organizations might have about using the popular cloud productivity tool for business purposes.
IBM will be offering a fast networking option on its SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud offering by the end of the third quarter of this year. Big Blue plans to roll out an InfiniBand option to customers and partners, providing them with data transfer speeds of up to 56 Gbps.
Cloud deployment, management and monitoring services provider 2nd Watch has released a new service delivery model that is designed to make it simpler to migrate applications and services to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
SAP took the opportunity this week at O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) to unveil two new partnerships that the vendor's presence in the cloud computing open source community. SAP unveiled sponsorship of both Cloud Foundry and the OpenStack Foundation.Content Classification: Curated
The platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market is growing considerably, and according to the latest research from MarketsandMarkets, the cloud computing segment is still on track to reach a value of nearly $7 billion by 2018.
This week at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON), Microsoft announced two new partners that will help the company steer its Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering toward being more open.