Reporting live at Sony’s PlayStation conference at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom.
People have health care, and now clouds have “cloud care.” The only difference? Cloud care is free.
Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let’s face it: that train is in the station. What’s next?
VentureBeat invited Evernote CEO Phil Libin to our office to discuss the big picture vision for the company. It runs far deeper than an IPO, international expansion plans, and the host of new features designed to appeal to busy professionals.
Today, Openstack private cloud player, Piston Cloud closed an $8 million funding round. Investors see potential in the space, despite that it has become increasingly flooded with competitors, such as Hewlett-Packard and Rackspace.
YouSendIt is best known for its software to help users send and receive large files via a desktop PC. But today, it launching a suite of mobile apps for iPhone, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, so you’ll be able to access documents, videos and presentations on the move.
Dropbox is wonderful, but two gigabytes of space may not even hold one movie. And you don’t always know what you’re going to want, before you want it.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has announced plans to partner up with the leading providers of open source data centers.
Herrod will lead the firm’s investment focus in “next generation infrastructure technologies.”
YouSendIt has bought a venture-backed startup called Found for an undisclosed sum. The technology lets users discover their files, documents, and data across a variety of devices and cloud services.
Guest Post As we move into delivering software-as-a-service, several fundamental assumptions made with enterprise software are no longer valid. An entirely new set of assumptions must be followed to achieve success.
Guest Post I believe that this is the year when the enterprise will find its way to the cloud.
Sponsored Post SAP’s Sanjay Poonen makes his predictions for the big trends for 2013.
Editor's Pick Folia Grace recently conducted research with analysts and enterprise customers about upcoming trends the cloud.
Dropbox has had no trouble convincing consumers to use its tools, but it will need a dedicated sales team to reach large enterprises. To lead these efforts, the company has brought on Harvard Business School alum Kim Malone Scott, who ascended the proverbial ladder at Google and Apple.
Guest Post You need big bucks to be able to deploy big data. Most companies don’t have the IT budget, and can’t afford to hire a data scientist or data services team. If the trend is to succeed the companies of all sizes, there are a few problems that will need to be addressed.
Need to get up and running in the cloud? Cloud Sherpas, the brokerage services company that helps its customers take advantage of the cloud, has raised $40 million in fresh funding.
Guest Post Enterprises are looking favorably at the public cloud. It’s no wonder with Amazon’s immense success in helping savvy web companies build their infrastructure natively on the cloud, as well as the relative ease made by highly visible enterprise developers who have on-boarded and scaled their public cloud footprint when frustrated with slow on premise provisioning.
Due to conflict over its App Store policy, Apple has stopped letting Microsoft issue new updates to its SkyDrive iOS app.
Whether you’re a baby boomer in your fourth decade of IT work, or a Gen-Y newbie know-it all, the cloud is either impacting your career now … or soon will be.
It’s not just you: Google has confirmed that Gmail has indeed experienced some service disruptions.
Google said today that only the premium version of its Apps for Business would be available from now on, for $50 per user per year.
Step into the San Francisco offices of Change.org, the online petitioning site that is arming ordinary people with the tools to start revolutions, and you’ll be swept up by the mission.
On June 29, a site slowdown put Cinchcast’s cloud to the test.
Integrating Salesforce.com isn’t magical. Axcient found that it had to create a process for integrating it into the enterprise.
Integration of different apps and databases is hard work. Companies are trying to make it easier.
… in spite of the fact, of course, that Amazon and Netflix are die-hard competitors.
On stage at CloudBeat, Sequoia’s Bill Coughran said he had spoken with dozens of companies that had collected unstructured data (texts, emails, reports, and so on) but had no idea about what to do with it once it was stored.
With RedShift, Amazon promises to reduce data storage costs below $1,000 per terabyte per year, a tenth the price of most data warehousing solutions.
Investors and online shoppers open their wallets on Cyber Monday.
Guest Post In a field where handwriting notes on paper charts and managing large rooms filled with filing cabinets have been the accepted practices for decades, healthcare providers are being deluged by a perfect storm.
Google Compute Engine has added 36 server instances to its cloud catalog, and cut prices by 5 percent in a bid to compete with Amazon Web Services, the largest provider of cloud services in the world.
Google’s Android mobile OS is touch from the bottom up. So wouldn’t you expect Google’s ChromeOS to be touchable as well?
Who would have thought that cloud computing would be the modern day equivalent of Robin Hood?
For years, institutions of higher education have been a target for cloud technology providers.
Editor’s Pick Who says Black Friday has to be about consumer goods? These tech companies are offering discounts on products and services for building businesses, rather than credit card bills.
Many retailers are using old dumb marketing techniques in a new smart world. And, therefore, missing out on sales.
The little-known company that provides high-end revenue lifecycle management software for Twitter and Facebook is now offering the same technology for the little guy.