How the end of net neutrality will affect enterprise cloud computing

David Linthicum

However, I’ve had enough questions about the net neutrality issue that I felt InfoWorld readers needed some preliminary guidance about its effect on enterprise-grade cloud computing. Federal Communications Commission has repealed the net neutrality rules it passed just two and a half years ago. I hate writing about politics because the topic is so polarizing.

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Cloud set to net a larger share of enterprise IT budgets in 2017, predicts 451 Research

Computer Weekly

451 Research's cloud and hosting market review suggests enterprise IT decision makers are preparing to ramp up with use of cloud and hosting services in 2017

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Cloud DR Provider CloudVelox Nets $15 Million

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery cloudvelox Cisco Investment and all previous investors participate in Series C round for Silicon Valley company Read More.

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FCC repeals net neutrality: What it means for IT

IT Manager Daily

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality last month, causing a stir for anyone who uses the Internet – so, pretty much everyone. One of the main concerns for IT with the net neutrality repeal is cloud computing, according to Hewlett Packard.

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Cloud Management Firm CliQr Nets $20M from Investors, Including Google

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing cliqr Startup says new funds will fuel global expansion Read More.

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Tidemark Nets $13 Million for Enterprise Analytics

Data Center Knowledge

Tidemark raises $13 million to continue its product momentum and innovation, Nasuni launches Cloud Mirroring, and Caringo adds Amazon S3 support in version 2.0 Amazon Cloud Computing Storage caringo nasuni tidemark of its CloudScaler software.

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Cloud architects need to deal with cloudops

David Linthicum

I’m a cloud computing architect. I get to draw impressive diagrams, meet with cloud providers, pick security approaches and technology, deal with governance, and then turn the whole thing over to other people to actually do the work.

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Cloud Application Delivery Provider Instart Logic Nets $43 Million For Expansion

Data Center Knowledge

As fast as it is helping to accelerate cloud applications, Silicon Valley startup Instart Logic continues to grow, landing a $43 million expansion funding round to support that growth. CDNs Cloud Computing instart logicRead More.

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Elastica Emerges From Stealth, Lays a Safety Net Around Cloud Applications and Services

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley Data Science Powered CloudSOC™ Solution Enables Security for Cloud Applications and Services by Providing Transaction Visibility, Threat Detection, Controls and Forensics Analysis. SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 18, 2014) – Elastica today emerged from stealth mode and released its CloudSOC™ solution for making cloud applications and services secure for use by companies and their employees.

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Delphix Nets $75M in Funding to Scale Data-as-a-Service Business

Data Center Knowledge

Big Data Cloud Computing DaaS delphixVenture funding will help scale the business and improve the DaaS platform Read More.

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Researchers Say Google Fiber Has Nationwide Potential

CTOvision

Storm clouds of litigation threats and federal regulations have darkened the beginning of May for some techies. Will Net Neutrality advocates raise enough of a fuss to get the commission to back down?

FCC should produce logs to prove ‘multiple DDoS attacks’ stopped net neutrality comments

Network World

After John Oliver urged viewers of HBO’s Last Week Tonight to fight for net neutrality (again) and post comments on the FCC's site , people were not able to submit comments because the site turned to molasses. The FCC blamed the problem on “multiple” DDoS attacks : “These were deliberate attempts by external actors to bombard the FCC’s comment system with a high amount of traffic to our commercial cloud host.

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How hybrid cloud strategy can help protect your business data

CTOvision

Read how having a hybrid cloud strategy can help you protect your business data on ARN Net : For many businesses, the idea of putting your business data entirely on a public cloud is an idea that’s immediately appealing in its simplicity. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News

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Letter to FCC Poses Another Roadblock to Wheeler’s Fast Lanes

CTOvision

Net Neutrality advocates have targeted FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s controversial Internet rules for weeks now – decrying the proposed “fast lanes” as discriminatory and unfair; influential tech companies like Google and Netflix have joined the debate as well, opposing changes that will have a clear and significant impact on streaming services and other forms of content delivery. By ShannonPerry.

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Salesforce Achieves Green Cloud Milestone

Data Center Knowledge

Salesforce announced Thursday that it has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and carbon neutral cloud delivery for all customers, in a blog post, citing the universal impact of climate change. The company is operating with net-zero emissions by purchasing high efficiency equipment and.

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Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. When an organization makes a transition to cloud technology it will often cause a change in the way that organization thinks about IT solutions. Cloud technology allows an organization to operate in more of an experimental/disposable way. In pre-cloud thinking, IT groups often took a very long view of any new solution, like years versus days or months.

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: Lessons Learned: VA Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: DoD Cloud Computing Strategy

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. DoD Cloud Computing Strategy. The DoD recently released the departments formal cloud computing strategy. DoD Cloud Computing Strategy. Establish the DoD Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure; and.

Birst Closes $38 Million For Cloud Business Intelligence

Data Center Knowledge

Birst nets $38 million for fueling growth, Capgemeni launches Elastic Analytics on Amazon''s cloud, and SAP and the NFL team up to power cloud-based player comparison tools. Amazon Big Data Cloud Computing birst capgemini sap

National Cybersecurity = Cloud Computing Security

Cloud Musings

small businesses using cloud computing is expected to more than double during the next six years, from 37 percent to nearly 80 percent ( [link] ). Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s.

Cloud-native devops won’t work without test automation

David Linthicum

and you’re looking to complete a sprint to push out a net new cloud-native application. The problem is today that not enough automation exists for testing and deployment of cloud-native applications, and thus those pesky people must get involved in the testing process, which slows things down and brings in the likelihood of more errors. It’s 8:00 p.m.,

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: Deconstructing Cloud: An.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: Fathers of Clouds - A Tribute

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS.

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5 Essential Steps for Improving Your Customer Care

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Incorporate new listening channels and metrics as customer behaviors evolve, and track results against any established industry-wide customer satisfaction measurement tool – the Net Promoter Score is just one example. Learn more about how cloud enables customer care from anywhere in our guide, Top Technology Trends for Smarter, Strategic Customer Care and take a look back at the Six Trends Moving the Needle in Customer Care.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: Texas Cloud Computing.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. Texas Cloud Computing Lessons Learned. Late last week the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) released an important whitepaper that reviewed its multi-year Pilot Texas Cloud Offering (PTCO).

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Support, Managed Cloud Drive 10 Percent Revenue Growth at Rackspace

Data Center Knowledge

This article originally appeared at The WHIR In its third-quarter results, cloud provider Rackspace reported 10.7 percent revenue growth and 42 percent net income growth compared to the same quarter last year. The company attributes to a strong core business of managed cloud hosting, as well as. Shared

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IBM's newest reorg won't fix its cloud problem

David Linthicum

Register , IBM will be divided into new departments that include cloud, Watson, and Analytics. IBM''s third-quarter results were disappointing, posting a 17 percent year-over-year decrease in net income, as well as earnings-per-share losses. According to the U.K. IBM''s restructuring will put software at the forefront, while hardware takes a backseat. Why now?

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: GSA Seeks Cloud Brokerage.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. GSA Seeks Cloud Brokerage Information. GSA is using the RFI process to collect information about alternative models and/or solutions for future cloud acquisition vehicles and processes that further these goals.

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Cloud and Mobile – Enabling the Small Business

Eric D. Brown

I just finished reading an article written by John Mason titled When Small Businesses Use Cloud and Mobile to Go Global ” over on IBM’s Smarter Planet Blog. The cloud brings a great deal of value to organizations, but even more-so to small businesses.

When serverless is a bad idea

David Linthicum

Clearly the objective is to increase simplicity and make building and deploying net-new cloud-based serverless applications much more productive and agile. [ A developer’s guide: Serverless computing: AWS vs. Google Cloud vs. Microsoft Azure.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: The Economic Benefit of Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. The Economic Benefit of Cloud Computing. ” NIST is implying the economies of scale that go with cloud computing when it refers to a pool of configurable computing resources.

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Join the new Innovation Tech Show to accelerate your innovation efforts

Forrester IT

On this program we will provide you with details on how the leading market innovations are leveraging technology chains, including cloud services and emerging techs, to craft net-new values for your clients.

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Top 10 Transformational Impacts of the Cloud in 2013

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. Top 10 Transformational Impacts of the Cloud in 2013. Virginia, have teamed up to offer the top 10 transformational impacts of the cloud in 2013—all of which will transform business and government.

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GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services Now

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services Now Available. The public and private sector have vigorously embraced cloud computing. Buy any 2 cloud books and get the third free!!

International Public Sector Cloud Computing Summit in DC

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. International Public Sector Cloud Computing Summit in DC. Next week at the Hyatt Regency in reston, Virginia, the Cloud Standards Customer Council will be holding its Public Sector Cloud Summit.

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