Tag: cloud services
Startup DNANexus is helping to bring personalized medicine to the masses with its cloud-based next-gen sequencing platform.
Despite high-hopes, community support, and a lot of good science, the Magellan cloud computing project has ended after a two-year run. Like the famous explorer, the current-day Magellan also navigated uncharted waters and documented the journey for the benefit of future generations. The results of the two-year study are now available in the form of an extensive 169-page report.
When the cloud is used for nefarious purposes as in the case of the Amazon/Sony issue, who’s to blame?
This week we gathered the opinions of five technical leaders from cloud service companies to gauge their views on customer reception of the idea of placing mission-critical applications on public resources. Just as important as the initial question about the viability of public clouds for core apps is a secondary query—for those that did decide to send mission-critical apps to the public cloud, what was the driving factor?
As the cloud becomes a more commonplace, trusted way to handle needs on a university or university system-wide scale, new ways to manage demand, priority, access and concerns about (de)centralization must be developed.
Today an analyst from Gartner highlighted his views on the impending emergence of cloud brokerage services for companies who are eager to explore cloud computing but require expertise to make sure their solutions are complaint, secure and function properly.
This week NASA announced the pre-release for its Nebula-powered Cloud Services for internal personnel, bringing an end to the beta period and spawning an era of new experimentation with a cloud platform for agency research.
Just in time for the holidays in the U.S., EMC made a sudden announcement that it would be pulling all support for its previously much-heralded Atmos services and that, well, if you weren’t busy this weekend, would you mind getting all of your data out? Like now? Predictbly, this does not bode well for the tentative repuation of cloud services.
The battle for the lowest possible latency has been raging in the financial services sector for years but is not the most critical factor for every segment of the industry. While low latency will be enhanced in cloud developments, for now it appears that only this small non-latency-obsessed market can be reached by cloud vendors.
Cloud computing will be an integral part of the digital universe, says a report by analyst firm IDC.