Gaming Industry Heads in the Cloud Streaming movies has become the bread and butter of online entertainment and it seems that many others companies are meaning to jump on this trend of instant access. Now Netflix has created their own television series that are strictly online, music can be streamed like a radio giving you the option to pick the songs you want to with Spotify, and now Microsoft and Sony are trying to do the same with video games. With the new Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 releasing at the end of the year Microsoft and Sony have
Amazon, Amaz-off, Amaz-on-again On the afternoon of Monday August 19, two strange and unsettling events occurred. First, the perpetually-available ecommerce behemoth Amazon.com vanished, taking its Canadian cousin, Amazon.ca along with it. Shoppers were greeted with a 404 Not Found/Fail Whale page and were encouraged to come back later. The outage lasted somewhere between 20 and 40 minutes. The second strange and unsettling event happened on a freeway north of Los Angeles, where actor Dick Van Dyke narrowly cheated death after his Jaguar burst into flames. He was pulled to safety and suffered no injuries. Ironically, the car was reduced to
Cloud Startup: BellaDati Agile and Beautiful Big Data Analytics on the BellaDati Dashboard If cloud startups were to offer big data with meaningful, spot on cipher, then they would probably match the description of BellaDati, an originally Czech company, with now branches across Asia and America. The European startup provides general and specific big data solutions. The latter, especially, may be appropriate for banking institutions that not only want to visualize but to create tracking reports and similar analytical dashboards for gauging on their performance. Functional Beauty of Dashboards From a mathematical perspective, dashboards should be relevant, crystal-clear and simple.
iGate to sponsor world’s biggest cloud exposition VMworld 2013 authorities made a major announcement on Tuesday as they declared iGate as the Gold Sponsor of the world’s biggest showcase of cloud technology. iGate, the first company in the world to provide integrated operations and technology based on “Business Outcome” solutions, would unveil a number of cutting-edge innovations in cloud technology during the 5-day event scheduled to be held from August 25 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, revealed a press release on the Wall Street Journal. This marks the ninth consecutive year of partnership between iGate and VMware, the
Unfolding the Camel: Problem-solving in a multi-cloud environment There is an expression that says “a camel is a horse designed by a committee,” which means, of course, that the more people who are involved in a decision-making process, the less the end product resembles its intended objectives. But camels aren’t always designed. Sometimes they simply emerge from their surroundings, growing fatter and more belligerent daily. IT people encounter these camels all the time. Seldom is a data center built in such a way that every element is clearly defined. In fact most organizations have complex, virtualized systems that have been
ARM Proposes Innovative Cloud Security Solution After Edward Snowden exposed the US government’s ingenious plan to monitor every major web platform in existence, including Facebook, Twitter and even Microsoft, trust in Cloud Storage security has come down to an all time low. However, with Google coming with a free encryption service for its clients, UK-based IT manufacturer ARM has come up with an even more innovative solution to protect your cloud data. On August 15, Google announced that it would provide a free 128-bit encryption service for data stored in the Cloud Service. However, one major fallacy in that announcement