Intel to Pilot Cloud Technology for Sharing Personalized Cancer Treatment

By Lucas Mearian , 21-Aug-2015

With the Collaborative Cancer Cloud, Intel hopes to remove barriers that keep personalized medicine from scaling

Intel to Pilot Cloud Technology for Sharing Personalized Cancer Treatment


At 19, Eric Dishman began a fight with kidney cancer, and for 23 years he endured what he described as Russian roulette chemotherapy.

It wasn't until he had his DNA sequenced that doctors were able to administer a personalized treatment that placed Dishman's cancer into remission.

The problem is, even after his genome was uncovered, it took physicians seven months to come up with a treatment -- a period of time when Dishman said he was on "death's door."

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Ravello Delivers a Virtual private cloud, on a Real(ish) Public One

By Ben Kepes , 20-Aug-2015

Cue moans about complexity, but is Ravello's cloud-within-a-cloud a valid approach?

Ravello Delivers a Virtual private cloud, on a Real(ish) Public One


Ravello has had a few different focus points since it was founded back in 2011. Originally it was all about cloud migrations, allowing applications, unicorn-like, to move from location to location, and thus enabling the fabled concept of cloudbursting. Since then, Ravello has changed focus a little, although, in fairness, its focus today bears much in common with the original vision.

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IBM Eyes More Cloud Acquisitions to Find a Path to Growth

By James Niccolai, 21-Jan-2015

Future deals will focus on 'as a service' companies, IBM's CFO says

IBM will favor buyouts that strengthen its cloud services, the company's CFO said Tuesday, as it looks for ways to expand its business after 11 straight quarters of declining revenue.
"Most of our acquisitions will probably be on an 'as a service' basis, as opposed to an on-premise model," CFO Martin Schroeter said during IBM's quarterly earnings call, in response to a question.
"That's the nature of the market and where we have a lot of opportunity, because we don't play in some of those areas today," he said.

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