Cloud Computing to See Revenues Surge

The cloud may be the buzzword that businesses use to signal a forward-thinking approach to investors, but the concept is quickly becoming one of the most important in enterprise. Companies large and small will soon invest billions in cloud computing…

Can Google Lure Businesses With Its Powerful Infrastructure And Lower Prices?

Can billions of search results in milliseconds, 6 billion hours of YouTube video per month & storage for 425 million Gmail users be wrong? As if businesses weren’t relying on Google enough, the company took a major step toward gaining…

IBM Soon To Offer Watson As Cloud Development Platform

It has been quite a while since we have heard the name “Watson” in association with IBM. I am sure that for most of you, the last time that you heard of IBM’s Watson was his debut on Jeopardy!; however,…

Mozilla, OTOY Introduce ORBX.js, Brings Cloud-Based Graphics Processing To The Web

In 2010, OnLive introduced a revolutionary idea – leverage the power of the cloud to stream PC games to any PC regardless of its specs. Now a number of Web companies are taking that idea even further with a new…

This Is How The Cloud Will Enhance Games On The Xbox One

Cloud computing isn’t the mystical magic power that some make it out to be. It’s not going to make your games suddenly look better, or in the case of Sim City, play better. It will, however, be beneficial to the…

U.S.-Based Tech Firms May Lose Big Due To PRISM

Cloud computing and storage is a multi-billion dollar business. Companies all over the world turn to Google, Microsoft and others to process and store their sensitive data. Corporate privacy policies ensure that this data remains secret, but that might not…

The Pirate Bay Moves To The Pirate Cloud

The Pirate Bay faithful were worried a few weeks ago when the torrent tracker went offline for two days. The folks running the show said it was a power outage that took longer than they had hoped to replace. The…

Microsoft Buys CiS Solutions Provider StorSimple

Microsoft is acquiring Cloud-integrated Storage (CiS) solutions provider StorSimple. Microsoft says the pick-up will advance its Cloud OS vision and help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing more efficiently. ‚ÄúCustomers faced with explosive growth in data are looking to the cloud…

Amazon Web Services Is A Hit Among Government Agencies

Amazon, Google and other cloud storage companies have found great success in the private sector by offering storage solutions to consumers and companies alike. Negotiating contracts with the public sector is an entirely different beast altogether, but Amazon has emerged…

Microsoft Updates The Windows Azure SQL Database

Microsoft has been very aggressive over the past year with its Windows Azure service. The cloud computing platform has been positioned as a worthy competitor to Google’s App Engine service, and Microsoft continually provides new updates to it. The latest…