Intel and Alcatel-Lucent Announce Their Cloud Mobile Network

Intel and Alcatel-Lucent Announce Their Cloud Mobile Network
One year ago Intel and Alcatel-Lucent, a network builder, formed a wireless partnership, and now they are ready to unveil their plan to move the mobile network from the cell tower into the data center. On Monday they revealed a new networking architecture called vRAN.   vRAN moves the processing that drives the mobile network to the cloud, and its servers are running on Intel Xeon processors, which Alcatel-Lucant runs many of the functions of the networks as software on. This concept is being ca…
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InterConnect 2015: Focusing on Cloud Technology

InterConnect 2015: Focusing on Cloud Technology
IBM’s annual InterConnect corporate convention is currently going on at the MGM and Mandalay Bay resorts in Las Vegas. The IBM sponsored convention is covering the cloud, mobile, DevOps, security, asset management, application integration and smarter processors. However, the main focus is expected to be the hybrid cloud. This will give IBM’s individual companies an opportunity to discuss how they can leverage each other’s technologies and capabilities.   IBM’s InterConnect is a combination of th…
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Tech Companies Competing To Be The Leader In Cloud Computing

Tech Companies Competing To Be The Leader In Cloud Computing
Cloud computing is a technology that allows centralized data storage and online access to computer services and resources through remote servers and networks. Many technology companies have begun to transition from IT resources into cloud computing and are competing to become the world leader. The better-managed companies will be able to make this transition more successfully than those who lack decent management. Here is a description of what some tech companies are doing to make this transitio…
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Contemplating the Cloud

Contemplating the Cloud
Cloud computing is being adopted at an exponential rate, with software-as-a-service (SaaS) arrangements being the leader. In the corporate sphere, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is leading. IaaS offers virtual hardware, storage capacity, and network connections. Another type of service is the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) which allows users to build applications on the internet.   Utilization of the cloud promises savings, flexibility, and ease, which is why many companies have begun to imple…
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5 Cloud Security Practices

5 Cloud Security Practices
2014 could have easily been host to some of the biggest security breaches ever. Many hackers have adapted to the ever-changing technological advances, but current security practices and technologies can prevent these breaches. Many companies that fell victim to security breaches fell into the compliance equals security trap. This trap concludes that if a company goes to the trouble of being legally compliant, to any number of regulations, then it will be secure. But this is not the case.   Secur…
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IBM’s Comprehensive Cloud Initiative

IBM’s Comprehensive Cloud Initiative
IBM announced earlier that it’s new initiative aims to help customers manage the hybrid cloud world. The hybrid cloud describes a mixed environment that includes a combination of public and private cloud resources as well as on-premise data centers.   Angel Diaz, the VP of cloud architecture and technology at IBM, says that the main idea is to make it as simple as possible to manage resources across a range of cloud platforms and types. Between public and private clouds, data centers and cloud t…
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Global Healthcare Cloud Computing Market to Triple to 12 Billion in Five Years

Global Healthcare Cloud Computing Market to Triple to 12 Billion in Five Years
According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research “Global Market Study on Healthcare Cloud Computing: Hybrid Clouds to Witness Highest Growth by 2020” the global healthcare cloud computing market was valued at USD 4,216.5 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.1% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 12,653.4 million in 2020. Healthcare cloud computing refers to a process which involves delivering hosted medical services to the clients. Th…
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