Cloud computing for business
- April 03, 2015
IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...
- February 24, 2015
As explained in my previous post, "Tips for a smooth cloud migration," the first big hurdle in a cloud migration is figuring out how to get all your data over to the cloud safe and sound. "Those ...
- February 20, 2015
There's buzz that an Apple car is in the works, and CIOs should use it to drive attention to IoT security. Also in Searchlight: The U.S. has been embedding spyware in foreign networks for years; Snapchat seeks $19 billion in funding.
- February 13, 2015
Box wants to make the cloud your default location for classified data. Also in Searchlight: Your Samsung Smart TV might be eavesdropping; Apple takes off with JetBlue.
- February 11, 2015
With 2015 underway, SearchCIO checked in with CIOs to see what cloud projects they have in the works. Many said they are migrating to Office 365; hybrid cloud is also on the horizon.
- January 30, 2015
There are almost 5 billion IoT devices in use -- and counting. To reap their rewards, says the FTC, focus on consumer privacy, not just security. Also in Searchlight: Apple's quarter earnings make history; Amazon breaks into business email with ...
- January 23, 2015
The 2015 outlook for information technology includes higher budgets and an emphasis on cloud, according to TechTarget's annual IT priorities survey.
- January 09, 2015
International CES 2015 pulls out all the stops on wearables, some of them marvelous and some that, well, seem a bit dumb. Plus, selfies and drones (and selfie drones) abound.
- December 23, 2014
In this third of three blog posts on IDC's IT outlook for 2015, analysts tackled the topic of cloud. Here IDC's Robert Mahowald, program vice president of SaaS and cloud services; Mary Johnston ...
- December 15, 2014
Ray Wang, principal analyst at Constellation Research, sounded the alarm on digital disruption at the recent Oracle CloudWorld conference in Boston and explained how cloud can help companies go digital.
- November 25, 2014
When evaluating hosted private cloud providers, be ready for substantial variability in the offerings, a Forrester Wave report says. Vendors in this emerging and growing market tend to align with ...
- November 25, 2014
Overall, 2014 has been a positive year for cloud computing, according to a survey done by IDG Enterprise. Companies and IT executives continue to plan what they should put in the cloud in order to ...
- November 07, 2014
Microsoft appeases mobile and cloud masses with free Office apps for iPhones and Androids, plus a Dropbox Office 365 deal. Also in Searchlight: Workday seeks big data insight on employees; Facebook tries to sway the election.
- October 10, 2014
Analysts and CIOs laud HP's split into two businesses as the market tips toward the nimble IT specialist. Also in Searchlight: Samsung's smartphone business plummets; Mozilla's bug tracker catches a bug.
- October 07, 2014
Can the HP breakup deliver enterprise innovation and better service? CIOs say the Silicon Valley legend has nothing to lose by trying.