Guest Post PaaS is the sleeping giant in cloud spending next year and a topic riddled with controversy, small start up players and the larger VMWare OS project Cloud Foundry make this an exciting market.
So you've got an idea for a "big data" application, but building it seems to be a nightmarish prospect? Continuuity is here to help.
Without further ado, here are our CloudBeat 2012 Innovation Showdown finalists.
Once upon a time, you knew who to fire when a hack took down your servers: The "little weenies" running around in the basement of your company, as AlienVault's Russell Spitler put it. But that's all changing.
Guest Post France's second largest carrier, SFR, came to VentureBeat's CloudBeat last year, and went away with a clear strategy on how to launch an Amazon.com competitor in France. SFR's Benjamin Revcolevschi explains here how his team arrived back in France, and executed the strategy through an extraordinary change in corporate culture, i.e., by building a "Chocolate Factory" within a $12 billion revenue behemoth....
A group of 14 European partners have banded together with €8.4 million to launch a major research initiative called PaaSage.
Guest Post Here's how cloud users can match up with the right cloud infrastructure.
These days, it takes guts for a company to make a strategic decision without referring to the numbers. However, accessing the data is easier said than done.
Cloud-based services may be a darn sight cheaper than on-premise alternatives, but over time, costs can escalate.
For years, companies like Yammer and Jive have been creating technologies for employees of the same company to connect with each other. How about two different companies?
This guest post is written by Amit Pandey, CEO of Zenprise, a mobile device management company.
The era of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is here. The question now is: How can companies actually profit from mobile devices?
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10 messages per second to 1,000,000 live users on single, solitary server?
Platfora, the startup that made a splash at the recent Strata conference with its flagship product to "unleash the potential of Hadoop," has raised its second round of funding.
SolidFire, a promising solid-state storage maker for cloud services, has finally launched into general availability and announced its first customers after a year of relatively low-profile activity.
Consumer cloud storage startup SugarSync has redesigned its desktop, web, and mobile apps and pushed them into public beta, moves meant to attract and add more customers to the "millions" already using its service.
PAR Works' augmented-reality technology is accurate to within a few millimeters by using point-cloud models.
With scattered reports of customer defections in the wake of major outages, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced today that it has expanded to the Asia Pacific region, and has opened a new data center in Australia.
Box and Yammer's cofounders explain how user-experience design may be a solution for large companies getting their "asses handed to them" by scrappy startups.
We've finalized the list of speakers for CloudBeat 2012, which includes CTOs and CIOs from top enterprise customers as well as the cloud companies competing for their business. You won't want to miss it.
"We connect things to the cloud -- anything that normally wouldn't communicate," ReelyActive chief executive Jeffrey Dungen told me today. "But the small companies that have looked at RFID are totally disenfranchised ... they go looking for a solution for maybe 100 or 200 RFIC tags, and simply can't buy one."