With 2014 coming to a close and next year fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to make some predictions for the cloud computing industry. To that end, we gathered some cloud thought leaders for a Crowdchat that touched on a wide range of topics, including open technology, hybrid cloud and security. Check out the transcript […]
What an incredible year it’s been for cloud computing in Europe. Whether you’re talking innovations, acquisitions, price wars or technological advancements, 2014 has been arguably the most significant in the history of cloud computing. And 2015 promises to be just as significant—if not more. With the year winding down, it’s the perfect opportunity to look […]
We’ve come well past cloud computing’s infancy and we’re beginning to realize its full potential. Enterprises are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud solutions to remain flexible and agile. They love the low cost and ease that public clouds offer, while taking advantage of increased security and tailor-made aspects that private clouds provide. It’s no secret that […]
Open technology is the foundation for a robust cloud. Without it, says Angel Diaz, Vice President, IBM Open Technology and Cloud Performance, “you are building a dead end cloud, whether you look at the infrastructure, the platform or how you interact.” But how can we ensure that open cloud technology stays firmly entrenched on the […]
There’s no denying: Cloud is a disruptor. But how can organizations effectively manage the transformation that comes with a move to the cloud? That’s what we sought to answer—along with several other transformation-related questions—during our May #cloudchat. Check out the transcript below, and let us know what you think:
Cloud computing has the power to dramatically shift the way organizations do business. Whether it’s through dramatic cost savings, faster time to market, increased flexibility and agility, or simply making it easier to do business, cloud is fast becoming an imperative. With this dramatic transformation, however, comes unforeseen challenges. The organizations that can adapt quickly will […]
IBM Watson’s power is no secret. Its cognitive technology works more like a human than a computer by understanding natural language, generating hypotheses based on evidence and learning as it goes. It’s been three years since it won Jeopardy!. Since then, IBM has used Watson to made great strides in healthcare, most recently attempting to […]
We gathered a group of IaaS experts for our March #cloudchat, “IaaS and the Enterprise.” Our panel included Michael J. Fork of IBM, Kevin Hazard of SoftLayer and Cloudant co-founder Mike Miller. John Furrier, founder of SiliconANGLE, moderated our chat. Topics ranged from IaaS’ relationship with PaaS to APIs and open standards. Check out the […]
This month’s #cloudchat (March 13, 4-5 p.m. ET) will focus on infrastructure as a service (IaaS) as it relates to the enterprise. How far has IaaS come? What are its major benefits? Where is it heading? Of all the as-a-service models, IaaS is the fastest growing, according to a recent Gigaom Research study. It makes sense. […]
PaaS is all grown up—so what's next?
Revisiting the Jan. 9 #cloudchat, which focused on software as a service.