Making sense of SAP's various cloud pieces. It's easier than it looks but then SAP doesn't make it easy.
The furious debate around whether IBM or Amazon will dominate the cloud infrastructure market ratcheted up a couple of notches this week. Who wins? Decide for yourself as I dissect the arguments.
IBM is getting aggressive about the cloud infrastructure space. A bold play or one that reflects market reality? You choose as we start to place bets on the future.
TIBCO is at the nexus of trends that speak to the requirements of 21st century business. But it is much more than technology. Look closely at TIBCO customer relationships.
How is TIBCO tackling the major challenges faced by customers and how is it making access to its products easier? Wat about the developer ecosystem story? Get some hints here.
TIBCO TUCON 2013 gets underway next week. It promises to be an exciting week as the company unveils progress with analytics, cloud and - of course - integration as evidenced by high profile customers.
Microsoft charges extra to add the security of multifactor authentication to Azure. Even banks give this for free, cloud vendors should too
A striking lack of alignment in way CIOs measure and communicate the value of IT operations to CEOs and CFOs - who knew?
High-performance cloud applications and big data stacks often skip virtualization and write to the metal. Could OCP be the way to hone HANA for cloud?
As large enterprises assimilate cloud computing practices and consolidate on mega datacenters, adoption of Open Compute designs is destined to rise.
Oracle tries to set its In-Memory Option apart from SAP HANA. It's making for an interesting battleground in the context of next generation applications
For the opening keynote of Oracle OpenWorld, Larry Ellison was focused on going faster than SAP and IBM.