IBM has launched two new services with an aim to bring more businesses to the cloud.
Currently, many businesses are stuck with legacy systems that make it difficult to migrate to the cloud, and as a result, they miss out on the benefits that come with cloud. To overcome this limitation, IBM has come up with two services that will make this migration easy.
These two processes are IBM Cloud Migration Services and IBM Cloud Deployment Services. Cloud migration services, as the name implies, helps businesses to get ready to move to the cloud. In this service, IBM works with you to identify your existing IT infrastructure and your goals, and based on this, they create a plan [...]
Governments world over are adopting cloud in a big way to leverage the many benefits that come from it. This foray into cloud, popularly known as government cloud market, is expected to explode over the next few years.
A report titled “Government cloud market by solution” has been released by the research firm MarketsandMarkets. According to this report, the market size of this industry is likely to grow from $15.4 billion in 2017 to a whopping $28.85 billion by 2022. That’s almost double the growth within just the next five years, accounting for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4 percent.
These numbers clearly show that government cloud is [...]
The cloud industry is booming and almost every day, you hear a new platform or service from a company. The number of cloud-based products and services that are available today is truly mind-boggling. Amidst all this, how do you know which product is right for your company at this given point in time?
One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make it the type of cloud that’s right for your organization.
Broadly speaking, there are three types of clouds, namely private, public and hybrid. A public cloud is the standard cloud resource where the provider creates the resources or platforms for you, so you don’t have to worry about anything. However, this [...]
Cryptoeconomics is an emerging field that revolves around the protocols involved in production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in a decentralized digital economy.
There is no official definition yet because this is a new field. But broadly speaking, it encompasses the latest technologies such as blockchain, game theory and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
Before we understand about cryptoeconomics, let’s briefly look into how it evolved.Evolution of cryptoeconomics
If you take any torrent system, users can share or download files freely. However, the unwritten rule was users who download these files and have to seed them as well. But, not [...]
Teridion, an Israeli-American based cloud networking company, has got a new CEO. Saar Gillai, the former vice-president of Hewlett Packard enterprises has taken over the reins of this company to put it on the past of fast growth.
Teridion is a company that aims to create fast lanes for content to move from cloud providers like Box top their end users. In many ways, this company’s software acts as a traffic cop that direct users through the best possible route to reach the destination.
Let’s say, a user requests content from Box, but one of the nodes in the network is down. Instead of delaying the availability of data to customers, Teridion’s software [...]
Azure certifications give you an in-depth knowledge about the Azure platform, so you can become an expert in it. As you know, Azure is one of the best cloud computing platforms available today, so knowing more about this platform can open up a world of opportunities for you.
You may wonder why you need a certification in the first place? Isn’t deep knowledge that you can learn by yourself good enough?
The answer is an overwhelming no for many reasons. Firstly, certifications tell the world you’re an expert in Azure. Imagine you’re walking into a CEO’s room to convince him of your knowledge. Though you’ll have to answer your questions and [...]
This is not your typical hacking incident when a hacker enters the network of a cloud provider to take the sensitive data of millions of customers and sell them on the dark web for millions of dollars.
This is a rather bizarre case where hackers compromised the powerful AWS cloud network to mine the crypto currency bitcoin!
According to a report from RedLock, the hackers wanted a computer to mine bitcoins. In the process, they realized that the admin consoles of AWS cloud servers are not password protected. As a result, two major companies, namely Aviva and Gemalto, were affected. It is not known whether data was stolen and how many customers were affected. So far, [...]
The cloud war is heating up with the entry of another tech giant, Oracle, in the cloud industry. For some time, Oracle has been planning the transition to cloud and it has finally succeeded in years of strategy and effort. So, it’s time for the other three giants, namely Google, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, to up their stakes.
While some may regard Oracle as a relatively new entrant to the cloud world, Larry Ellison, the CTO and co-founder of Oracle, doesn’t think so. In a keynote address at Oracle’s OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, he took a few digs at AWS and said that Oracle could beat AWS.
Why did he say that and is there any truth in [...]