The AWS re:Invent conference gets bigger and bigger every year.
Traditional IT spending may be shrinking, but the public cloud market is still going strong.
The organizational friction between a business need to rapidly innovate.
It seems like a crazy decision by UK voters, but they did it.
Container technology has taken the cloud computing market by force, as Cloud Service Providers and enterprise businesses continue to embrace Docker, CoreOS and others that enter the mix. Why is everyone going container crazy? Perhaps all the hype is for good reason. Containers are shaping up as breakthrough technology that some believe could rival the impact that virtual machines (VMs) have had in corporate data centers. The technology allows applications to be bundled in a lightweight container that can be run atop bare metal servers, VMs, or across a variety of hosted platforms. Their portability, combined with ease of spinning them up could be important for application developers and operators.
Deep Dive: Data Breach - Is it Already Too Late?
As cyberattacks grow more and more sophisticated, IT security has become an arms race with businesses scrambling to keep up with the latest attack method. In a response to this trend, security providers are increasing the sophistication of their solutions, and in some cases acquiring other security specialist companies in order to expand their offering. The managed security sector will continue to see fast-paced growth, valued at $14.3B in 2014 with expected growth to $31.9B by 2019.
Similar to what we have seen with other cloud-based service providers, Unified Communications companies have been merging in an attempt to gain market share and become more competitive. This market will continue to evolve as technology changes, new applications emerge, and more enterprise companies invest in updating their communication capabilities in the coming years. We look forward to seeing the evolution and who comes out on top.
The cloud front has been active with mergers and acquisitions for the past few years, it’s no surprise that 2015 brought more consolidation to this marketplace. The highest price tag of the year was an acquisition for$67 billion, paid by Dell for EMC, including its VMware virtualization software. Some analysts predict that the high valuations of technology companies seen in recent years will fade or even crash. We look forward to seeing how the cloud industry changes in the coming years.
We wanted to share a recent blog post from one of our partners, Cloudyn.
Software Defined Networking (SDN) has attracted a great deal of attention from service providers, enterprises, and industry associations.
The cloud is everywhere, and adoption will continue at extraordinary rates.