Cloud Computing - Infoworld http://images.infoworld.com/t/1984 en Happy Tax Day! Hope you kept your cloud receipts http://images.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/happy-tax-day-hope-you-kept-your-cloud-receipts-240355?source=rss_cloud_computing <p>Happy Tax Day! I suspect that many Americans are now getting around to filing. You're not alone if you're befuddled by some of the taxman's rules. They're confusing in cloud computing, too.</p> Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Cloud Computing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 240355 at http://images.infoworld.com Bitcoin finally pays off -- in secure cloud storage http://images.infoworld.com/t/encryption/bitcoin-finally-pays-in-secure-cloud-storage-240386?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Security_hp.jpg" alt="Bitcoin finally pays off -- in secure cloud storage" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Bitcoin may finally be coming into its own as a cryptocurrency, despite the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/bitcoin-grows-mt-gox-melts-down-the-crypto-currency-crapshoot-237270">implosions</a> of several online exchanges and Cloud Computing Open Source Software Cloud Storage Encryption Open Source Software Cloud Computing Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240386 at http://images.infoworld.com Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500 http://images.infoworld.com/t/application-development/tell-us-your-tech-priorities-chance-win-500-240402?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/list_1-2-3.jpg" alt="Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Certain CIOs, mainly those who have come up through the business side, have been known to say, "Technology doesn't matter; it's all about business value."</p> Big Data Application Development Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Data Center Data Management Storage Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 240402 at http://images.infoworld.com Change your company culture and get onto the cloud http://images.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/change-your-company-culture-and-get-the-cloud-240197?source=rss_cloud_computing <p>Technology issues don't typically stop cloud implementations. More often than not, it's the people. Office politics, unrealistic expectations, and general stupidity are the common culprits that hinder cloud computing use at many enterprises.</p> Cloud Computing IT Management Cloud Computing Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 240197 at http://images.infoworld.com Salesforce.com is officially out of ideas http://images.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/salesforcecom-officially-out-of-ideas-239861?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/salesforce_cloud.jpg" alt="Salesforce.com is officially out of ideas" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>When you run out of new ways to provide innovative technology, you go vertical. That was the running joke among CTOs back in the day.</p> Applications Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Salesforce.com CRM Cloud Computing Technology Business Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 239861 at http://images.infoworld.com The end of Windows XP and the start of a new Microsoft http://images.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-windows/the-end-of-windows-xp-and-the-start-of-new-microsoft-239875?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/windows_evolution_hp.jpg" alt="The end of Windows XP and the start of a new Microsoft" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>After tomorrow, April 8, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for Windows XP, the most stubbornly successful OS in Microsoft history.</p> Microsoft Windows The Industry Standard Microsoft Microsoft Azure Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows XP Microsoft Windows Cloud Computing Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 239875 at http://images.infoworld.com Beware: The cloud's Ponzi schemes are here http://images.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/beware-the-clouds-ponzi-schemes-are-here-239514?source=rss_cloud_computing <p>The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has <a href="http://www.sec.gov/News/PressRelease/Detail/PressRelease/1370541324305" target="_blank">shut down a worldwide pyramid scheme</a> that falsely promised fast gains to tens of thousands of Asian-American, Hispanic, and foreign investors from cloud computing services. The companies in question, WCM and WCM777, allegedly raised more than $65 million over the last year. They did this by promising people they could double their money in 100 days by investing between $399 and $1,999 in cloud services.</p> Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Cyber Crime Cloud Computing Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 239514 at http://images.infoworld.com ElasticBox wants to be Docker for devops http://images.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/elasticbox-wants-be-docker-devops-239810?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_world.jpg" alt="ElasticBox wants to be Docker for devops" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: bluebearry</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Virtualization Application Virtualization Cloud Computing Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:14:36 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239810 at http://images.infoworld.com The platform-as-a-service winner is ... Puppet? http://images.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-platform-service-winner-puppet-239653?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/puppet_labs.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>With Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, and various cloud-washed legacy virtualization stuff like vCloud, it's time to take stock of who's winning the private PaaS (platform as a service) race. Application Development Cloud Computing Application Development PaaS Private Cloud Cloud Computing Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 239653 at http://images.infoworld.com Canonical and Secret: The dot-com bubble springs two slow leaks http://images.infoworld.com/t/cringely/canonical-and-secret-the-dot-com-bubble-springs-two-slow-leaks-239744?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/bubble.jpg" alt="Canonical and Secret: The dot-com bubble springs two slow leaks" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: brokenchopstick/Flicker</p></em></div> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Ubuntu Cringely Application Development Startups Open Source Software Social Networking Cloud Computing Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 239744 at http://images.infoworld.com Big data showdown: Cassandra vs. HBase http://images.infoworld.com/d/big-data/big-data-showdown-cassandra-vs-hbase-239592?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/BigData440x330.jpg" alt="Big data showdown: Cassandra vs.</div> Big Data Data Management Open Source Software NoSQL Cloud Computing Data Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 239592 at http://images.infoworld.com After cloud price cuts from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, what's next? http://images.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/after-cloud-price-cuts-amazon-google-and-microsoft-whats-next-239580?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_checklist.jpg" alt="After cloud price cuts from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, what's next?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Now that <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/google-puts-amazon-notice-new-cloud-platform-features-239078">Google</a>, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/amazon-counters-google-its-own-c Cloud Computing Google IBM Microsoft Amazon Web Services IaaS PaaS Cloud Computing Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:47:20 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239580 at http://images.infoworld.com Review: HBase is massively scalable -- and hugely complex http://images.infoworld.com/d/big-data/review-hbase-massively-scalable-and-hugely-complex-239269?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/hadoop.jpg" alt="Review: HBase is massively scalable -- and hugely complex" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Wikimedia</p></em></div> Big Data Data Management NoSQL Cloud Computing Data Management Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 239269 at http://images.infoworld.com What the latest cloud explosion really means http://images.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/what-the-latest-cloud-explosion-really-means-239460?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_business_user.jpg" alt="What last week's cloud explosion really means" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: byryo</p> </em></div><p>The cloud surge last week was like nothing I've ever seen. It reminded me of one of those sudden blasts of fog through the Golden Gate.</p> Cloud Computing Google Google Compute Engine Microsoft Amazon Web Services IaaS PaaS SaaS Cloud Computing Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 239460 at http://images.infoworld.com Tech pros name their most-wanted job perks http://images.infoworld.com/slideshow/146419/tech-pros-name-their-most-wanted-job-perks-239296?source=rss_cloud_computing <!--paging_filter-->Attention hiring managers: These are the extras that will give you an edge in the fight for top talent<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Attention hiring managers: These are the extras that will give you an edge in the fight for top talent </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> itworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/145115 </div> </div> </div> IT Jobs Cloud Computing Sat, 29 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 239296 at http://images.infoworld.com Amazon, Cisco, Google crowd the cloud -- no thanks to NSA or IT http://images.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/amazon-cisco-google-crowd-the-cloud-no-thanks-nsa-or-it-239250?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_checklist.jpg" alt="Amazon, Cisco, Google crowd the cloud -- no thanks to NSA or IT" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The gravitational pull of the cloud will not be denied -- or resisted, it seems, despite persistent fears about its security. Cloud Computing Cisco Systems Google Amazon Web Services Hybrid Cloud IaaS Private Cloud SaaS Cloud Computing Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239250 at http://images.infoworld.com Microsoft's Satya Nadella puts the cloud front and center http://images.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsofts-satya-nadella-puts-the-cloud-front-and-center-239253?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_cloud_blue_2.jpg" alt="Microsoft's Satya Nadella puts the cloud front and center" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Applications Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Microsoft Microsoft Office iPad SaaS Office Software Cloud Computing Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:21:20 +0000 Eric Knorr 239253 at http://images.infoworld.com Survey: State of the enterprise 2014 http://images.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/survey-state-of-the-enterprise-2014-239131?source=rss_cloud_computing <p>With big tech investments come big expectations. So says a survey of 313 IT and business professionals released by Computerworld's research group.</p> <p>Compared to a similar survey done in 2012, a higher percentage of respondents reported this year that they are adopting, have already deployed or have optimized their ROI from mobile (74%), cloud (58%) and consumer IT (45%) projects. Collaboration tools' implementation and ROI remained stable, with 73% of respondents saying their companies have deployed them or are doing so.</p> Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Mobile Technology IT Management Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Mobile Technology IDG Insider Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:46:02 +0000 admin 239131 at http://images.infoworld.com Git smart! 20 essential tips for Git and GitHub users http://images.infoworld.com/d/application-development/git-smart-20-essential-tips-git-and-github-users-239093?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/lightbulb_idea.jpg" alt="Git smart! 20 essential tips for Git and GitHub users" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Application Development GitHub Application Development Collaboration Software Development Tools SaaS Cloud Computing Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 239093 at http://images.infoworld.com Cloud deniers are the flat earthers of the tech world http://images.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/cloud-deniers-are-the-flat-earthers-of-the-tech-world-239073?source=rss_cloud_computing <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_business_user.jpg" alt="Cloud deniers are the flat earthers of the tech world" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: byryo</p> </em></div><p>I hate when people comment on my column without actually reading my column.</p> Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows IT Jobs IT Management Cloud Computing Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 239073 at http://images.infoworld.com