Stories by Brandon Butler

How Philips is turning toothbrushes and MRI machines into IoT devices

It’s a new era of IoT-enabled machines – from toothbrushes to high-end medical imaging equipment - and Philips wants to be on the cutting edge of offering its consumer and business customers access to more data. The company hopes this will help keep patients more healthy and machines running more smoothly.

Amazon releases Chime, a new cloud-based UCaaS

Taking on incumbents like Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft and Google, Amazon today announced Chime, a cloud-based unified communications as a service application that the company says brings a fresh approach to online conference calls and meetings.

Rackspace is cuting 6% of its workforce

Texas-based cloud computing company Rackspace announced that it is cutting about 6% of its workforce in areas that have seen slowed growth in recent years.

Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Oracle is not typically seen as a leader in the public cloud computing market, but at a Cloud World event in New York today, company executives made their pitch f how they will compete with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com in this market.

Containers will be a $2.6B market by 2020, research firm says

Application container technology has likely reached peak buzzword status but the actual market size is relatively modest now yet growing quickly. A rash of startups are competing with legacy vendors who are increasingly prioritizing the developer tool.

AWS touts new enterprise workload magnet

Amazon Web Services recently launched a new Managed Service product that aims to help the company’s largest customers migrate mass amounts of legacy enterprise workloads to its public cloud.

10 must-watch IaaS cloud trends for 2017

Adoption of public cloud resources is growing faster than the virtualization market did in the early 2000s, driven by a series of use cases ideally suited for on-demand, elastic infrastructure. 2017 will be a year of continued enterprise adoption, driven by 10 these trends.

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