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Synergy Research assessed the growth of SaaS in 2015, and found it more mature than other cloud services -- and ready for an even greater takeoff. In addition, the report showed Microsoft may be one company poised for significant growth.

"Microsoft has invested heavily in making many of the productivity features...

Interop is coming and it's time to get ready for the trip to Las Vegas. Here are 9 cloud services that can help make your travel to the expo or any other event less stressful and more productive.

Thanks Pablo for passing on the information regarding Hangouts.  I didn't...

At the Amazon Summit in Chicago, the CTO of GE Oil & Gas said his unit is exploring ways to better understand and save with the AWS platform.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/21/2016ReadPost a Comment

Small devices such as iPhones and iPads can't handle big data, but they can help you gain big data skills, access cloud-based data, and leverage that cloud-based data for insights. Here are 10 iOS data-centric apps for hardcore dataphiles.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/21/2016ReadPost a Comment

Despite its high-profile challenge to the FBI's iPhone data request in the San Bernardino terrorist shootings, Apple complied with 82% of data requests from US government authorities.

Dawn Kawamoto

By Freelance Writer and Editor, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

@vnewman2   Good point.   I was having a real issue with the vagueness...

Synergy Research assessed the growth of SaaS in 2015, and found it more mature than other cloud services -- and ready for an even greater takeoff. In addition, the report showed Microsoft may be one company poised for significant growth.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

"Microsoft has invested heavily in making many of the productivity features...

With PC sales on the decline Intel looks to cut 11% of the company's workforce -- about 12,000 positions -- and refocus on IoT businesses, as well as cloud computing and data centers.

Nathan Eddy

By Freelance Writer, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

@Charlie Babcock   That is a good point about the revenue is probably...

It's tricky trying to figure out whether or not your preferred app, website, or service provider has received a federal subpoena demanding information. When a warrant canary vanished from Reddit's Transparency Report, it got folks talking. The incident holds important lessons for enterprise IT professionals trying to decipher whether or not a service provider's data is being trolled by the feds.

Joe Stanganelli

By Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

Interop is coming and it's time to get ready for the trip to Las Vegas. Here are 9 cloud services that can help make your travel to the expo or any other event less stressful and more productive.

Curtis Franklin Jr.

By Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/20/2016ReadPost a Comment

Thanks Pablo for passing on the information regarding Hangouts.  I didn't...

IBM embarked on its first quarter breaking out "strategic imperatives," as part of an effort to showcase businesses such as cognitive computing that the company believes will shape its future. Yet, overall IBM's revenue experienced a decline compared to last year's first quarter.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

IBM is not a startup, and venture capital is still borrowed money.

Oracle has acquired a marketing technology company that helps organizations get a clearer, unified profile of their customers, regardless of whether the customer is using a smartphone or a PC.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

An Accenture study finds that online ads are unpopular with most consumers, while ad-blocking tools are making it easier than ever to tune out unwanted messaging. How are you supposed to promote your brand?

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

So it sounds to me that at the heart of the matter is the actual interruption....

Diamanti, a startup founded by Cisco UCS veterans, has built an appliance for automated container deployments with preconfigured networking and storage. The firm is just out of stealth mode.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/19/2016ReadPost a Comment

Diamanit has ventured onto difficult turf that container specialists so far...

In the past year, the search engine giant has detected close to 800,000 sites infected with drive-by download malware and other malicious content aimed at nabbing unsuspecting visitors.

Kelly Jackson Higgins

By Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/18/2016ReadPost a Comment

A survey by Intel and the Cloud Security Alliance finds that the use of cloud services is increasing, but more in-depth security measures are needed.

Charles Babcock

By Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/18/2016ReadPost a Comment

Charlie,  Rather than better security we could say the cloud provides...

Gartner compared 12 different platforms to find the strongest ones. The research firm also advised avoiding older mobile devices, which may have unfixed vulnerabilities or may lack management controls.

Thomas Claburn

By Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/18/2016ReadPost a Comment

I'm wondering if this report actually tested all of these devices, because...

Most business decision-makers aren't trained to understand data outliers, but they can learn the basics. Executives, managers, and employees without math degrees can ask smarter questions about analyses they're basing crucial judgments on. Here are some things to know.

Lisa Morgan

By Freelance Writer, 4/18/2016ReadPost a Comment

Google machine learning wants to harness your unscheduled minutes. Pivotal expands its alliance with Hortonworks. The big data-as-a-service market is forecast to grow in a big way. Dell updates Statistica for "citizen" data scientists. All that and how your emoji choices may be driving your friends away, in the Big Data Roundup for the week ending April 17, 2016.

Jessica Davis

By Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/17/2016ReadPost a Comment

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