For the last six years running, the most important event in cloud computing has been AWS re:Invent, where the market leader announces its latest improvements. This year, 44,000 people descended upon a very crowded set of Las Vegas venues spread across multiple hotels for breakout sessions, certification exams, a diverse expo floor, and the all-important keynotes where the newest offerings were announced.
Serverless computing is coming to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry cloud computing platform, in the form of Pivotal Function Services. There?s no firm release date, but Pivotal says it?s aiming for early 2018.
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Today at AWS Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced five new machine learning services and a deep learning-enabled wireless video camera for developers. Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed service for developers and data scientists to quickly build, train, deploy, and manage their [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced it has acquired Decision Lab, a big data, automation and orchestration services company. The acquisition reinforces Optiv?s continued commitment to executing its global growth strategy, and augments the company?s capabilities related to advanced security [?]
The press release said, BlueData®, provider of a leading Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) software platform, today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Dell EMC, becoming a Select partner in Dell EMC?s Technology Connect Partner Program. The two companies will deepen their go-to market relationship to deliver the BlueData EPIC software platform to Dell EMC?s [?]
On Halloween, Google told its Google G Suite users that ?this morning, we made a code push that incorrectly flagged a small percentage of Google Docs as abusive, which caused those documents to be automatically blocked. A fix is in place and all users should have full access to their docs.?
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced new purpose-built platforms and services capabilities to help companies simplify the adoption of Artificial Intelligence, with an initial focus on a key subset of AI known as deep learning. Inspired by the human brain, deep learning is typically implemented for challenging tasks [?]
The drive to digital transformation is causing the world to move faster than ever. And it seems businesses are experiencing a huge case of ?fear of missing out? (FOMO) and adopting new technologies at a dizzying pace.
A year ago, IDC told us that 68 percent of organizations have adopted cloud for enterprise applications?and that it?s not just about cost, but about revenue increases as well. That study also says that 73 percent of respondents, who spanned both IT and line-of-business users, have a hybrid cloud strategy in place.
Now that enterprises have done serious work in the cloud, they?re a bit unhappy with their cloud technology providers. It turns out that migrations are not so easy, and service levels aren?t what they expect.
It looks like developers were just waiting for Apple to introduce the Files app in iOS 11. Within hours of the introduction of the feature, we?ve seen multiple developers introduce Files support, and it seems abundantly clear the app is going to transform how people approach iOS productivity.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Instaclustr, offering scalable open source technologies delivered as completely managed solutions, today announced the launch of its Open Source-as-a-Service platform. This comprehensive platform offers customers across industries ? and from startups to the enterprise ? fully hosted and securely managed Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Kibana, [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?Today Ovum has launched Forecaster, a new data tracking and forecasting product, that enables better strategic decision-making by delivering a complete view of the converging telecommunications, media, and technology (TMT) markets. This new cloud based service can be accessed through Ovum?s online Knowledge Center and new APIs [?]
Microsoft Azure?s mix of platform and infrastructure tools make it an interesting destination for enterprise developers, with the option of mixing development models. The ability to mix resources to take advantage of what works for your application can speed up development, support cloud migrations, and hande hybrid on- and off-premises designs. Azure?s PaaS tools can provide rapid scaling for front ends, while more complex back-end systems run on virtual machines or in containers.