Category: Infrastructure

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud providers ranking 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up

February 13, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Choosing the right public cloud provider is becoming an increasingly nuanced discussion that goes well beyond scale. We all know the large cloud players–AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure–but stacking them up depends on your enterprise’s needs. […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce management headaches. The company is […]

Data Center, Infrastructure, Networking, Tech

Illinois issues promising first report on blockchain in government

February 7, 2018

Via: StateScoop

The State of Illinois has released its first report about blockchain, just over a year after it first announced its intention to investigate the distributed ledger technology. The report, released on Jan. 31, is primarily accessible on the InterPlanetary File […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

8 CRM implementation best practices

February 1, 2018

Via: CIO

Customer relationship management (CRM) solutions continue to evolve, with established vendors releasing new features and functionality (cloud, mobile, AI) — and new vendors entering the market. As a result, whether you are looking for an enterprise solution or one tailored […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft’s Azure Event Grid hits general availability

January 30, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

With Event Grid, Microsoft introduced a new Azure service last year that it hopes will become the glue that holds together modern event-driven and distributed applications. Starting today, Event Grid is generally available, with all the SLAs and other premises […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

FCC announces precision upgrade plan for Wireless Emergency Alert system

January 11, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Following requests from emergency management organizations to modernize the Wireless Emergency Alert system, the Federal Communications Commission has announced a plan to do just that. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed on Tuesday planned upgrades to the national alert system, which […]

Applications, Infrastructure

Can AI help simplify federal acquisition?

January 10, 2018

Via: FCW

For all the mystery still surrounding the future of artificial intelligence, some early governmental uses could help federal workers and contractors navigate acquisition regulations to make federal purchasing less complex. A new joint report from the Partnership for Public Service […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

FCC must upgrade Wireless Emergency Alert system, public safety organizations say

January 9, 2018

Via: StateScoop

The nation’s Wireless Emergency Alert system (WEA) needs improvements that are long overdue, according to a coalition of public safety organizations that is pushing for action by the Federal Communications Commission on the issue. In a letter to FCC Chairman […]

Infrastructure, Storage

10 Storage Predictions For 2018

January 5, 2018

Via: CRN

The year 2018 for the storage industry is shaping up to be a year that looks more like an extension of 2017 than a sea change. Many trends – increased cloud adoption, the shift from disk to flash storage, the […]

Infrastructure, Networking

10 Networking Predictions For 2018

January 3, 2018

Via: CRN

The Year Ahead 2018 promises to be an eventful year for the networking space. Software-defined technologies like software-defined wide-area networking are coming into their own, presenting vendors and solution providers with tremendous opportunity to book healthy recurring revenue while seeing […]