IT Services News, Features, and Interviews

  • Salesforce picks AWS as preferred public cloud provider

    Salesforce has named Amazon Web Services its preferred public cloud provider for services like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud and Analytics Cloud, expanding a partnership between the two companies to provide the backend for the popular software-as-a-service provider.

    26 May 16 09:22 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Afraid of floods and hackers? Put your data in space.

    Satellite-based data centers with room for petabytes of data may start orbiting Earth as early as 2019. But when it comes to keeping secrets safe from the long arm of the law, the black void may not be far enough.

    26 May 16 03:37 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Top 30 AWS cloud services

    Amazon Web Services consultancy 2nd Watch this week released the findings of an analysis of 100,000 public cloud instances to determine the 30 most popular services being used

    25 May 16 23:03 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

    Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

    25 May 16 06:33 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • This site aims to be the Yelp of the SaaS world

    Online reviews have already transformed the way people choose everything from restaurants to respiratory therapists, and now SaasGenius wants to do the same for enterprise software in the cloud.

    24 May 16 09:10 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Cause of blaze at solar power plant under investigation

    The cause of a fire that shut down part of the world’s largest solar power plant on Friday is still under investigation, as plant operator NRG Energy looks for the reason its mirrors became misaligned and set pipes on fire.

    24 May 16 07:51 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Mirrors start fire at world's largest solar plant

    Firefighters were forced to climb 300 feet up a tower at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California to reach a water boiler damaged after mirrors focusing the sun’s rays on it set it on fire.

    21 May 16 06:41 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Where does IBM fit in the cloud market?

    Recently released reports from two investment research firms call into question just exactly where IBM fits in the cloud computing market. Deutsche Bank says IBM has “no chance” of catching AWS; UBS calls IBM one of the “Big 4” in cloud

    17 May 16 02:49 Written by Brandon Butler
  • How startups can attract and retain cloud talent

    The top three differentiators startups can highlight to maximize their chances of securing employees with a strong cloud skill set

    14 May 16 05:45 Written by By Greg Arnette, Founder and CTO, Sonian
  • SuiteWorld 2016 -- what to expect?

    For more years than I care to remember I've been making the annual trek to NetSuite's user conference. What am I expecting to see this year?

    14 May 16 05:35 Written by Ben Kepes
  • Sunrun begins installing Tesla home batteries

    Sunrun, one of the largest U.S. residential solar installers, has become the second company to begin selling Tesla's Powerwall batteries to customers.

    14 May 16 04:28 Written by Lucas Mearian

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