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Cloud Computing poised to be a huge jobs generator

While the Internet’s Dot Com early days generated a lot of jobs, cloud computing might prove to be an even bigger job creator. Based on a recent study, not only would the fast-rising cloud computing industry produce new jobs in the hundreds of thousands and open many large new business opportunities, cloud computing can also […]

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SAP Buys SuccessFactors for $3.4 Billion

SAP America announced that it is acquiring SuccessFactors this week for US$3.4 billion in cash. In order to boost its cloud strategy, SAP executives expressed their zeal over the boost that this acquisition will bring to the business. SuccessFactors provides cloud-based human capital management tools that is “highly complementary” to SAP’s offerings like the Business […]

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Oracle Solaris Updated To Fit Cloud

Oracle announced this week that its Solaris operating system has been updated with features that make the Unix-based OS more compatible for cloud deployments. It is dubbed as Solaris 11. The company said that the newest version is also better integrated with other Oracle products. Oracle’s Senior Director of Product Marketing Charlie Boyle said that […]

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Top trends in Information Technology face inhibiting challenges

Technological advancements have been constantly reshaping the landscape of enterprises. There are top five trends in Information Technology that are making a mark in the innovation of the business world. These are IT consumerization, cloud computing, mobile devices, social media, and big data. However, these five trends also face challenges amidst fundamental growth. Information Technology […]

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OVA popularizes Kernel-based Virtual Machine

The Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) is moving the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) technology forward as its number of member companies from various growing markets is steadily growing. The main scenario is that costs are notably lower with using KVM while still maintaining the same technological capacities its more pricy competitors have. This then has become […]

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Hybrid Cloud Management Hosting Launched by ScaleXtreme

Companies with as many as 400 servers and virtual machines running internally and on public clouds can benefit from a centrally hosted management tool from ScaleXtreme, Inc., a leading cloud-based software management company. The hosted service starts this Tuesday. A limited version has been offered by the Palo Alto based ScaleXtreme for some time now. […]

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What every User Should Know about Cloud Computing

What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is one of many terms for a software provision model where users log on to a server to access software. Other names for this model for computing are remote computing software service, software as a service, or application service provision. Regardless of the label, the structure of computing is […]

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Microsoft’s Office 365 Suffers Downed Service

On Wednesday, Microsoft’s Office 365 and its cloud computing storage service SkyDrive suffered network outages as customers claim to have lost access to their e-mail for up to four hours, along with other expected online services they could have used right on their desktops. The Redmont-based computer software giant pointed to a networking issue which […]

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