Cloud Computing

Case Study

How to find agility in the cloud

When Girish Juneja left his position as CTO of the Datacenter Software division at Intel to take on the role of CTO of global financial services and business services company Altisource in January 2014, Altisource was struggling with a problem many companies would love to have -- it was growing so fast that IT operations was having trouble keeping up.

Adhunik Group Moves its HRMS Onto the Cloud

Here's how Sanjeev Kumar, CIO, Adhunik Group successfully managed to bring the CEOs and department heads of the various business units and plants onto the same page.

How iStream Took the Infrastructure Risk out of the Equation with the Cloud

iStream's co-founder and CTO, Chellappa Dhanukodi took on the challenge of getting iStream off to a great start by opting for Amazon’s cloud service. The Indian company is now confident of providing users with seamless and highly available video streaming capabilities.

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Feature

Can Microsoft's Azure bring machine learning to the masses?

Machine learning makes software smarter and more aware. It's becoming as integral to our collective computing experience as the Internet itself. But how can developers really get started with it? What's the first step?

SDN is evolutionary, not revolutionary

The need to support increasingly complex and virtualised environments with greater agility is driving considerable change in data networking. Read why new software-defined architectures are a key to evolving in the digital world.

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How-To

How to Apply Lean Methodology to IT

Lean methodology espouses continuous improvement of all processes by eliminating waste in everything the company does. Here's how to go about implementing it.

How to Assess the Security of SaaS Applications

The seven goals a SaaS security review should address.

5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

So with all the legal uncertainty around cloud you simply have no choice but to take control and be responsible for your own data. Here are five data privacy protection tips to help you tackle the issue of cloud privacy.

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Interview

New Buying Pattern is Changing IAM: ILANTUS Technologies

Binod Singh, President and CEO, ILANTUS Technologies, believes that as more business departments start making IT purchase decisions, it’s changing the way identity and access management (IAM) is built and sold. IAM will have to move from its monolithic past to a dynamic, fragmented, and user-friendly avatar.

ViPR is Our Answer to Software-defined Storage: Amitabh Srivastava, EMC

Amitabh Srivastava, president for EMC’s Advanced Software Division is the man behind the storage giant’s much-talked about software-defined storage (SDS) initiatives. He talks in detail about EMC’s ViPR and why SDS has been wrongly-defined so far.

One-on-one with Kaseya’s Global CEO Yogesh Gupta

Computerworld India took some one-on-one time with Kaseya’s new CEO Yogesh Gupta, to discuss where he wants to take Kaseya in the coming years and how he plans to do it.

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Video

Computerworld Tech Update: 02 - 06 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.

Computerworld Tech Update: 18 - 22 Nov, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 18 - 22 November, 2013 we talk about Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and the Indian IT market.

Computerworld Tech Update: 28 - 31 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 28 - 31 October, 2013 we talk about Infosys, Dell, cyber crime and enterprise cloud.

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News

IBM Fattens Patent Portfolio in Cloud Tech

IBM may be leading the pack when it comes to putting away patents related to cloud technologies.

IBM Aims New IoT Community Site at Developers

Hoping to rally the worldwide development community around the Internet of Things and drive business to its cloud services as well, IBM has launched a community space for programmers to write software to connect remote devices to back-end cloud systems.

The TPP is getting closer -- what does it mean for the tech sector?

Despite the apparent nearness of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, the contents are still largely cloaked in secrecy, with no official drafts available.

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Opinion

Are cloud price hikes a harbinger of the future?

Last week, blogger Aidan Finn posted an excerpt from a Microsoft email announcing 13 percent price hikes in the European region. Reaction from the trade press was immediate, predicting that this action presaged ongoing price hikes.

Network Intelligence for Value-Added Cloud Services

The advent of software-defined networking, makes it possible to realize true automation.

Machine learning not 'death knell of modern workforce': Telstra CEO

Advancements in machine learning will not be the death knell of the modern workforce, but rather provide ample new opportunities for growth, according to Telstra's new CEO, Andrew Penn.

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Slide-Show

Datacenters in the Weirdest Places

A peek into some of the most unusual data center locations in the world. Here are 13 data centers that are built in unusual locations like mines, ships, trucks and even a nuclear collidor. Taking about common wisdom, eh?

12 Hybrid Cloud Security Products to Watch

Twelve security products you can buy for your hybrid cloud whether they run on-premise, in the cloud or a little of both.

The World's Coolest Data Centers

We look to highlight some of the most innovative and unique data centers on the planet

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