Cloud News Round Up February 9th

Domo

Here is your cloud news round up for the week. SaaS Startup Domo Raises $125 Million in New Round of Funding - If there was anything to suggest that SaaS is a highly lucrative business, then this is it. Cloud technology has so much potential, in fact, that Domo (a startup spin-off from Omniture, another startup

Enjoy Full Article

Understanding Twitter’s Security Enhancements

attacks-twitter

Understanding Twitter’s Security Enhancements Last week Twitter announced a significant security enhancement – enablement of forward secrecy on twitter.com, api.twitter.com, and mobile.twitter.com domains. The prime objective of this change is to deprive hackers of an important exploitation tool. Why was this necessary? In the past 18 months, Twitter, akin to many other social network companies,

Enjoy Full Article

Cloud Gaming Is Ready: The Games Industry Isn’t

Doki-CEO

Cloud Gaming Is Ready: The Games Industry Isn’t The current perception of cloud streaming technology in the Games Industry, particularly in the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) marketplace, is to put it mildly ‘mixed’. Recent comments at Gamescom 2013 have only cemented for some that while Cloud Gaming is a great idea, the technology isn’t quite ready

Enjoy Full Article

Software Defined Networking (SDN)

shipley

People Are Holding Back The Efficient Enterprise I had the pleasure of participating on a Software Defined Networking (SDN) panel hosted by Evercore Partners in Boston recently and the topic of people came up in the discussion. What became clear during the panel was that as virtualization grows, its effect on storage, networking and end user

Enjoy Full Article

Cloud Computing Capabilities In PS4?

ps4_play_img

Cloud Computing Capabilities In PS4? Sony is keen to elevate the marketing hype of its “next generation console”, the Play Station 4 as its release date hits the door. There are many features that are revealed in the introductory presentation about the Play Station 4 including the much awaited “cloud computing”. A lot is being

Enjoy Full Article

Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Is Here To Stay

FireHost-Performance-Infographic copy

Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Is Here To Stay Three factors were individually tested to measure server performance – processor, memory and storage – and each were evaluated working jointly during workloads for an overall server performance grade. A bare-metal dedicated server was used as a benchmark control. Read More Edit: An infographic provided by Firehost with statistical sources from Cisco,

Enjoy Full Article

Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012 – Wercker

wercker

Top 25 European Rising Stars 2012 – Wercker ……..Deploy in Bits of Codes with Wercker? Wercker is a Netherlands project that seeks to revolutionize the coding process. It is one of top five startups of 2012, according to a pollster, that have promise to define cloud applications in the future. The shortcoming of the site

Enjoy Full Article

3 Security Principles To Keep Your Cloud Information Secure

3 Security Principles To Keep Your Cloud Information Secure The increased security risk of having your files and programs on someone else’s server is one of the main reasons why so few people and businesses are making the move to cloud computing. And while hackers serve an essential role of showing programmers the fragile spots

Enjoy Full Article

Playing Catch-Up With The Big Boys

Playing Catch-Up With The Big Boys Microsoft dipped into their pockets a few days ago and shelled out $1.2 billion to purchase the social network Yammer. IBM has set the benchmark by merging cloud computing with social networking. It’s an interesting mix of work and play at the same time. It’s a nice idea, but

Enjoy Full Article