Industry Trends: Cloud

Monetizing the ‘Internet of Things’ – What You Need to Know Now

Monetizing the ‘Internet of Things’ – What You Need to Know Now

by: Early Bird Savings There’s no doubt that the “Internet of Things” is driving the next wave of innovation. Google has spent billions over the past few months vacuuming up companies that specialize in smart appliances and machine learning. Already, Philips light bulbs, Audi automobiles, and Samsung washers and dryers can communicate with and be(…)

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Unlocking Opportunity in Software-Defined Services with ESP

Unlocking Opportunity in Software-Defined Services with ESP

by: By Deborah Strickland Article Rating: Rate March 17, 2014 12:27 PM EDT Reads: 165 * Related * Print * Email * Feedback * Add This * Blog This As an industry, our visions of progress in SP offerings are filled with virtualized functions, elastic workloads, orchestration, APIs, scalable infrastructures and almost everything software-defined. None(…)

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Mulesoft Quietly Becomes Cloud Powerhouse

Mulesoft Quietly Becomes Cloud Powerhouse

by: Charles Babcock Cisco, SAP, Salesforce.com back MuleSoft and its quest to simplify on-premises and cloud integration; $131 million raised so far. Continue reading at informationweek.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook(…)

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Big Data Drives The Smart Car

Big Data Drives The Smart Car

by: Jeff Bertolucci The data-driven car is coming — whether you like it or not. Continue reading at informationweek.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

by: Enterprises finally started opening their pocketbooks for external storage systems in the final quarter of last year, but economic uncertainty and the appeal of public cloud services continue to hold back the market, according to research company Gartner. Continue reading at infoworld.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software(…)

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Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

by: Bill Kleyman If you’re working with big data, it’s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Bill Kleyman looks at eight technology projects that can help make sense of the explosion of data. Continue reading at Data Center Knowledge This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined(…)

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Navy Eyes Cloud Storage

Navy Eyes Cloud Storage

by: Henry Kenyon In effort to trim $1.5 billion from IT, Navy proposes placing most non-classified data into commercial cloud offering. Continue reading at informationweek.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and(…)

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How to Save Money While Doing Green IT

How to Save Money While Doing Green IT

by: There have been a flurry of “green cloud” announcements recently, and that got us thinking about the relationship between green IT and saving money. Green is also the color of money, after all, and companies are discovering that reducing data center costs leads to substantial green benefits. The cloud takes cost reduction and green(…)

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In-Memory Data Grids and Cloud Computing

In-Memory Data Grids and Cloud Computing

by: The use of in-memory data grids (IMDGs) for scaling application performance has rapidly increased in recent years as firms have seen their application workloads explode. This trend runs across nearly every vertical market, touching online applications for financial services, ecommerce, travel, manufacturing, social media, mobile, and more. At the same time, many firms are(…)

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The Rise of Things

The Rise of Things

by: End-user computing devices have followed a trajectory of faster, smaller, and cheaper for several decades: adding better connectivity, more natural interfaces, but largely remaining a device with a screen and human input device. This model is breaking down as computation and connectivity collide with ordinary real-world things. These things often have existing physical methods(…)

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