It's Friday and that means it's time for my weekly feature, The Cloud 5. This week we look at a brief history of AWS, the beauty of the IBM-Apple partnership and a how containerization got so popular.http://bit.ly/1Eneq2q
Cloud computing has surely arrived, and a recent survey conducted by 451 Research suggests that usage is surprisingly stable across the world. What's really surprising though is that the survey found IT on-premises budgets have dropped below 50 percent. http://bit.ly/1HMj77l
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I t's Friday and that means it's time for my weekly feature, The Cloud 5. This week, we look at HP back-pedaling from exiting the public cloud, Docker's huge pay day and how cloud security fears persist despite evidence to the contrary. http://bit.ly/1FRMTmi
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IBM held back with the cloud and had to play catch-up, but it's trying to get ahead of the curve with Internet of Things announcing a major push that includes a $3B investment and a partnership with The Weather Company.http://tcrn.ch/1xvcLGC
As it has so often before, Apple sees the future before anyone else. In this case, the new MacBook represents a future without wires. Between the cloud, device-to-device communication, and wireless charging technologies, very soon we could remember wires as a quaint vestige of the past. The new MacBook is the first step. http://bit.ly/1C6KsOP
It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, the Cloud 5. This week, the fastest Chromebook yet, analytics moves to the cloud and survey finds cloud living up to hype. http://bit.ly/1CEiL23
The cloud was once the buzzword of the day, but I've notice lately it's being replaced by Big Data and the Internet of Things, and the cloud has settled in that level of comfort where we just accept it as a way of computing. And you know what? It's about time. http://bit.ly/18DOHpa
Couldn't help but notice that the Internet of Things was taking center stage at Mobile World Congress this year, and people are beginning to pay more attention. Look for lots more action over the next 12-18 months. My latest on the SmartIndustry Blog. http://bit.ly/1b2nGxC
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