How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection 

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection - Information Technology Blog. A dissatisfied customer can turn several other people off from your software, or worse. No More Host-Based Licensing Frustrating Your End-User.

Why License Software as a Service For Your Business?

Data Center Knowledge

By 2019, more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors' new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Confused yet? Clouds crib from enterprise licenses

David Linthicum

Two recent stories at InfoWorld got me thinking about how much enterprise pricing approaches are being infused into the cloud -- approaches that are much like the familiar enterprise software pricing of the 1990s. These pricing models are clearly aimed at the enterprise, not at the small-business market that made cloud what it is today. And they bring the same pros and cons of those traditional software licences.

Angry about Oracle licensing? The cloud lets you change the game

David Linthicum

Can enterprises trust Oracle to avoid vendor lock-in for its cloud offerings? Fears that it will lock in and abuse customers via burdensome licensing arrangements, as it is often accused of doing for its enterprise software, could lock Oracle out of the growing cloud computing market. So says the Campaign for Clear Licensing , a Belgian nonprofit advocacy group that conducted a survey showing that enterprises consider their relationship with Oracle to be " hostile."

Cloud-based Licensing Proving to be Unbelievably Cheaper Than On-Prem

IT Toolbox

The reality is that if you want to install and run your applications on-premise, software developers do not want your business because they can see the difference in the costs of support for on-premise customers vs cloud-based

Critical software licensing pitfalls to avoid when moving to the cloud

Tech Republic Data Center

When starting on your cloud migration journey, pricing competition and license portability should be paid close attention to

Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

David Linthicum

Many data sets are being relocated to the cloud, and now those charged with moving the workloads and data must consider their options. InfoWorld explains: What is cloud-native? The modern way to develop software. | Get started: Azure cloud migration guide.

7 essential elements of embedded analytics software

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Software vendors embed existing BI and reporting tools into their platforms. Analytic capabilities add another selling point to their software. It’s the biggest complaint we hear about enterprise software. Friendly licensing model.

How an Oracle win over Google could set the software industry back to the licensing age

Tech Republic Cloud

The future of software is about APIs and the cloud, not licensing Oracle thinks it wants to squeeze Google for Java copyright infringement, but it shouldn't.

The Dark Side Of Cloud Computing

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to understand that cloud computing is changing Image Credit: Cory M. However, the folks who have gone before you have a message for you: cloud computing is undergoing some changes and you need to be aware of them before you commit too fully to this new computing paradigm.

Software Defined Storage: The Journey Is Yours

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I thought it fitting that I close out this series on software-defined storage with a bit of practical advice for those of you who are intrigued — and motivated — to move in this direction.    That’s to be expected: I remember the early days of cloud, big data, etc.

More secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

David Linthicum

In the previous post I talked about cost reduction plays that can lower your cloud computing bill, as well as make better use of existing database licenses. Each tip will save you money and put less in your cloud provider’s pockets. Learn all about the cloud at InfoWorld.

Hot Backup Software

Galido

Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment. Uranium Backup is an easy-to-use and flexible software to perform hot backups of Hyper-V and VMware ESX/ESXi/vSphere virtual machines. Backups Information Technology Software Storage

Oracle is pricing itself out of Amazon’s cloud

David Linthicum

Oracle is raising prices again, this time on enterprises that choose to run Oracle software on Amazon Web Services. Oracle’s previous licensing agreement recognized that an AWS virtual CPU is a single thread of a core that runs two threads. To the cloud! But Oracle's new cloud licensing policy says an AWS virtual CPU is now considered a full core unless hyperthreading is enabled. Guess what?

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Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

CTOvision

Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology. In fact, the market for cloud computing solutions grew a staggering 21% in 2015 and promises to continue growing at a similar pace over the next five years. Carol M.

How Outbound Call Center Software Grow Your Business?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How Outbound Call Center Software Grow Your Business? This is call center software. Call center software comes in different way function. VoIP and hosted software that has made reality the hosted call center environment.

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. These include leading edge cloud service providers, Web 2.0 Marty Meehan.

How Edge Data Center Providers are Changing the Internet’s Geography

Data Center Knowledge

As online video replaces cable TV and cloud services replace software licenses and hardware boxes, the makeup of the internet changes too Read More. CDNs Cloud Computing Colocation Connectivity Data Center Strategies Featured Peering Site Selection

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. These include leading edge cloud service providers, Web 2.0 Marty Meehan. Delivers 1000s Virtual NICs for Ultimate Scalability with the Lowest Possible Latency.

The US Leads In Public Cloud Services, But Other Regions Are Catching Up

Forrester IT

Public cloud services are one of the biggest disruptions in the tech market in the past 15 years. Rymer published their latest public cloud services outlook, The Public Cloud Services Market Will Grow Rapidly To $236 Billion In 2020 ,projecting 22% annual growth in public cloud services over the 2015-to-2020 period. In response, traditional software and hardware vendors are moving to the cloud via both acquisitions and launches of new cloud services.

Finding the Best ebook Creator | 10 Best ebook creation software

Kitaboo

Here’s a list of the best eBook creation software we compared, for all your ebook publishing, ebook creation and ebook authoring needs. Kitaboo – Award-winning cloud-based digital publishing platform to create, publish and securely delivery multimedia-enhanced interactive ebooks.

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When Cloud Grew Up

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Coming off of Oracle Open World, the message was clear: cloud, cloud and more cloud. In my words: cloud in all its sundry forms fundamentally re-invents how IT services are produced and consumed. I've looked at cloud from my previous employers: EMC and VMware.

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Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit 5 May in DC

CTOvision

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure and highly functional cloud computing environment. Partial List of Program Topics: "CSA Software Defined Perimeter Initiative".

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

Choose a cloud-based digital publishing platform where you can upload your source files, design the layout, add enrichments, and then publish. Set license validity – Determine the duration until which the user can access the digital textbook.

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A Tale of 3 Cloud Strategies - Part III

Fountainhead

How the major vendors are vying for hybrid cloud dominance Over the past few years it’s been an exciting show to see the Big 3 cloud providers jockey for strategic dominance, each with a different approach. Further helps blur the line between on-premises and cloud, as-has Office365.

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VMware or Microsoft? Protect Private Clouds with Site-to-Site Failover using Hyper-V Replica and Windows Azure HRM

IT Pros Rock!

On Friday, Brad Anderson , CVP for Windows Server and System Center, announced Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM) as a Cloud-integrated Disaster Recovery solution on his In the Cloud blog. can be a really complicated and expensive ordeal for some Private Clouds.

Smart Manufacturing Is Cloud Computing

Cloud Musings

As cloud computing simultaneously transforms multiple industries many have wondered about how this trend will affect manufacturing. This view, however, fails to address the revolutionary nexus of cloud computing and the manufacturing industry.

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Amazon Rolls Out Dedicated Physical Servers

Data Center Knowledge

Gives customers control of physical hosts so they can carry over enterprise software licenses from on-prem data centers to cloud Read More. Amazon Blades Cloud Computing

Report: Microsoft and Oracle Gobble Up Data Center Space in Virginia

Data Center Knowledge

Software giants racing to expand cloud footprint as software license revenue shrinks Read More. Cloud Computing Colocation Data Center Strategies Featured Microsoft Oracle SaaS Site Selection Supply and Demand Washington DC Area

When Cloud Ate Hyperconverged

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Second, if the primary customer motivation is cost reduction, the next logical step would be to ship those virtualized clusters off to some sort of public cloud. This move to the public cloud is not simple hand-waving on my part. Cloud, anyone?

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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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Cloud Computing- A Definitive Way to Amply your Business Productivity

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Cloud Computing- A Definitive Way to Amply your Business Productivity - Information Technology Blog. Email clients and office application software suites are required to be installed locally in order for anything to function. Types of Cloud Services.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

Choose a cloud-based platform where you can upload your source files, design the layout, add enrichments, and then publish. Set license validity – Determine the duration until which the user can access the digital textbook. Kitaboo – Kitaboo is an award-winning cloud-based digital publishing platform to create, publish and securely deliver multimedia-enhanced interactive eBooks.

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The Private Cloud Has Failed Us

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Such is the case with the industry’s notion of private clouds. Check out this Jan 2009 post where I breathlessly made the case for this new private cloud model. Why is it that traditional private clouds have left most IT shops at a dead end?   It ain't cloud.

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Oracle Corporation: Addressing enterprise IT infrastructure

CTOvision

The Company's businesses include cloud and on-premise software, hardware and services. Its cloud and on-premise software business consists of three segments, including cloud software and on-premise software, which includes Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings, cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software license updates and product support. Billion in Cloud Push (eweek.com).