Are You Ready to Tap the Power of Intelligent Business Clouds?

Just when companies are finally mastering the definition of hybrid clouds, Accenture claims there is a new paradigm on the horizon. It predicts the next wave of hybrid clouds will be "Intelligent...
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Microsoft to Host Next-Generation BizTalk Server on Azure

Microsoft is deploying a new, Azure-based platform for applications designed to handle business transactions on mobile devices – apps that can be both designed and deployed in the cloud, by...
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Will Office 365 Destroy Consulting?

If you had asked me back in 2010 if my banking or insurance clients would ever move their content to the cloud, I would have laughed. But over the past couple of years these same organizations have shifted...
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Kiai! EMC Grasps Open Source, Kicks Off Cloud Foundry Dojo

EMC CEO Joe Tucci’s star didn’t rise in an open source world. In fact, the idea of paying engineers to write code that would be donated to “the community” might have seemed as crazy...
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Build Your Own Dropbox-Like File Server with ownCloud 8

Mention the phenomenon called Shadow IT — and someone will likely mention Dropbox.  Shadow IT happens when departments or individual employees use technologies that aren’t sanctioned...
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How You Can Smooth the Road to the Hybrid Cloud

Companies interested in a hybrid cloud model have more and more options. In January, Google and VMware announced a partnership to offer hybrid cloud computing. In February, IBM announced plans...
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Microsoft Azure IoT Suite: Will It Speed Your Journey? #Conv15

Microsoft is releasing the Azure IoT Suite. Coupled with two new programs, it is intended to take users to the Internet of Things (IoT) quicker. The new suite and programs dovetail with the development...
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Microsoft Reveals Office 2016 for the Enterprise #Conv15

Microsoft has finally put Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer into technical preview.To be clear about this, this is not the first time glimpse of Office 2016. It was in private preview, so we knew quite...
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Microsoft’s New BI Tool Plays Nice, Even With 3rd Party Vendors

If you haven’t at least experimented with Microsoft’s business intelligence visualization tool Power BI yet, now there are no excuses left. Microsoft made many announcements during its Convergence...
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Thinking of Moving to a Public Cloud? Think Again

The public cloud is more than 30 percent riskier than on-premises applications — and security concerns remain a strong barrier to cloud adoption. Those are just two of the findings from a new Cloud...
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