The Real Lesson from the AWS Outage

The Real Lesson from the AWS Outage
by Matthew Rosenquist on 03-08-2017 at 7:00 am

The embarrassing outage of Amazon Web Services this week should open our eyes to a growing problem. Complex systems are difficult to manage, but if they are connected in dependent ways, a fragile result emerges. Such structures are subject to unexpected malfunctions which can sprawl quickly. One of the most knowledgeable technologyRead More


Microsoft Ignite 2016: Stepping On The Enterprise Accelerator

Microsoft Ignite 2016: Stepping On The Enterprise Accelerator
by Patrick Moorhead on 11-25-2016 at 12:00 pm

At the Microsoft Ignite Conference in Atlanta, Microsoft announced a series of major capabilities across Windows, Office, Azure, Dynamics and Cortana. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella highlighted, like he has in so many other of his big-tent speeches, the importance of enabling IT to drive the digital transformation in businesses… Read More


Samsung Embraces Both Public And Private Cloud With Joyent Acquisition

Samsung Embraces Both Public And Private Cloud With Joyent Acquisition
by Patrick Moorhead on 07-20-2016 at 12:00 pm

As the mobile industry growth slows and looks to growth in IoT, companies like Samsung Electronics are looking for ways to initiate change or adapt to the new climate around them. One of the ways mobile companies are going to be profitable in the future is through offering, building and sometimes hosting those services beyond just… Read More