Cloud Computing: Windows To Try And Dominate The Field

Cloud Computing: Windows To Try And Dominate The Field

It was written before that we rarely talk about the operating systems and the code behind cloud computing. We can talk until we are blue in the face about what cloud computing does and how it works but the technical part in the background rarely gets it 15 minutes of fame. So lets not wait any longer and let’s put these cloud computing code talkers on display.

The wolf in sheep’s clothing

Microsoft has snuck in behind a lot of other companies and are now offering a massive cloud computing operating platform. This is a rather large undertaking for a company that has been getting hammered for not having a hybrid platform to begin with. What Microsoft has done is turn it up a notch, not just by offering a hybrid platform that any system can use, but taking that hybrid platform and opening up to….wait for it….windows based servers. The global push for Microsoft has turned into a frantic shove to use their cloud based platform for all window servers. Plan on hearing a lot more about Windows Azure in the very near future as more and more webhosts that already run windows servers can easily migrate into their cloud software.

Opening the door to the future or cutting it off from everyone else

Virtual machines, websites, service management portals and applications can and will all be affected by how Azure comes to life for Microsoft. The expanding nature of Azure is going to turn an already competitive market into an even more competitive one. All the major players are doing a great job of pushing the small personal cloud companies into the background. In the past simple price cuts and flooding the market would put these companies out of business. Except the constant changing technology is making it so even the big companies are feeling the pinch from the small ones, this competitive nature tends to help the market then hurt it. Cloud computing has become the industry it is today in part because of the competiveness that has been found in the midrange companies that have been dominating the field up to just a few years ago.

Is it everything I need

Dell has been working with VMware for a while to offer cloud computing and security all in one spot. The combination has worked. But only for that niche, and right now cloud computing is broken up into so many different niches that it is hard to keep them all straight. As hybrid clouds have become the norm (based off the idea that end users will use more than one cloud service and need one portal to make each work) the questions that remain are, security and if it will work with x or not. Security gets answered when places like Dell team up with VMware, but what about the other names in the market? Each offer their own approach to security but much like the lack of hybrid portals until recently the divide with security has become a ongoing problem. Time will only tell if this is something that will really need to change or something that people learn to deal with.

By Emma Joseph

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Comics

At CloudTweaks, we're plugged into the cloud, the internet of things and all that the web has to offer. From wearable technology, to mobile computing, cloud computing and big data, CloudTweaks is your source for updates and news on the most innovative technology.

Popular

Top Viral Impact

The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most

The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most

The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most Cloud computing is rapidly revolutionizing the way we do business. Instead of being a blurry buzzword, it has become a facet of everyday life. Most people may not quite understand how the cloud works, but electricity is quite difficult to fathom as well. Anyway, regardless of…

The Education Revolution: Cloud In The Classroom

The Education Revolution: Cloud In The Classroom

The Education Revolution: Cloud In The Classroom With the back-to-school season now upon us, parents, students and teachers everywhere are once again struggling with the perpetual challenge of making kids job-ready in a high-speed and fast-changing environment. There is little doubt in anyone’s mind that information technology plays a central role in all areas of life…

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter The city of the future is impeccably documented. Sensors are used to measure air quality, traffic patterns, and crowd movement. Emerging neighborhoods are quickly recognized, public safety threats are found via social networks, and emergencies are dealt with quicklier. Crowdsourcing reduces commuting times, provides people with better transportation…

BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014

BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014

BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014 The bring-your-own-device trend has been the subject of scrutiny ever since its initial formation. Given how quickly personal smartphones and tablets became a fixture in everyday life, it makes perfect sense that these mobile machines would slip into workplaces. While BYOD has caused headaches for many businesses,…

Featured Sponsors

The Internet of Everything Opens Up The World

The Internet of Everything Opens Up The World

Shaping The World With New Technologies As a connected collection of intelligent objects, the Internet of Everything promises to open up those areas of the world hardest hit by economic, political and agricultural blights. Relatively inexpensive devices, paired with revolutionary energy sources and unprecedented access to information offer great promise to farmers and workers in…

Sponsors

Going Global With The Cloud: Anywhere, Anytime Access

Going Global With The Cloud: Anywhere, Anytime Access

Let’s cut right to the chase… Lots of companies have offered 24/7 availability of systems and data to their customers and employees for years. What else is new? What’s new is that a cloud computing environment can make 24/7 availability possible for small and medium size enterprises (SMEs). (Infographic Source:Towergate) Previously, only organizations with robust IT…

Placement Opportunities - Find Out!

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

You can help continue to support our community by social sharing, sponsoring, partnering or contributing to this great educational resource.

Contact

CloudTweaks Media
Phone: 1 (212) 763-0021

Join Our Newsletter