The cloud computing wars have forgotten the enterprise

At this week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product. However, Larry being Larry, he took several minutes to disparage Amazon Web Services, especially its Redshift database technology. AWS dominates the cloud market. Now that Oracle is fully committed to gunning for the exploding cloud marketplace, AWS stands […] Read more »

Gemalto & Ponemon Institute Study: Cloud Data Security Still a Challenge for Many Companies

AMSTERDAM, July 26, 2016 – (ACN Newswire) – Despite the continued importance of cloud computing resources to organizations, companies are not … All articles Related Posts: Offshore Tech & Data: Cloud services and information mobility driving industry changes Global Cloud Database Security Software Market – By End User Industry, Vendors and Geography … Nationality in the […] Read more »

Fear Your on-Premises Security, Not the Cloud

A new research report from cloud security provider CloudLock argues that more than a quarter of cloud workloads used in corporate environments are “high risk.” Of course, CloudLock is biased; it makes a living spreading FUD about security, tapping into old-school IT fears about cloud computing. Its conclusions are largely foregone. Although this is yet another […] Read more »

VMware cloud boss to leave

Bill Fathers, the former executive of Savvis who has been leading VMware’s hybrid cloud efforts for the past three years, is leaving the company. LinkedIn VMware EVP and GM of Cloud Services Bill Fathers is leaving the company VMware confirmed the news that was first reported by Fortune. +MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: Microsoft, Google sweeten […] Read more »

How the cloud is transforming HR

“Wash, rinse and repeat.” That’s how Justin Watras describes the paper-based process that used to take up hours of managers’ time whenever a new employee started at Brooks Brothers. “In a perfect scenario they’d show up with a bunch of employment documents, but more often than not they forgot or weren’t told,” explained Watras, the […] Read more »