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AWS UK Summit reveals household brand enterprise adoption of cloud

In the UK, large enterprise, household named, logos in all markets are using AWS and not only for virtual machines and storage. Enterprises are consuming features such as identity, data warehouse, search, content delivery as AWS increase the size of the set of undifferentiated heavy lifting due to the hundreds of features they are releasing and improving.

Wikibon 2015 2Q Storage Cost Assumptions

This short post centers round Table 1 “Wikibon Storage Cost Assumptions for 2Q 2015″. The table should be used as a current indicator of street prices. Wikibon expects NAND flash prices to drop by 30%/year, and disk prices to drop by 20%/year. For installations that can organize to utilize data reduction and data sharing on flash, Wikibon believes that capacity flash will be lower cost that capacity disk in 2016.

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Wikibon Breaking Analysis

- Maria Deutscher

In the latest expansion of its burgeoning cloud arsenal, IBM has launched a new service that provides detailed information on malicious activity from around the world  for free with the goal of fostering more effective coordination against hackers. The industry … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

VMware Inc. has come up with a novel new application for software-defined networking that extends the benefits of the emerging management paradigm beyond the complicated mesh of cables and wires running through the data center directly to business workers, or … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

The NoSQL space became a little less crowded this week after Percona LLC acquired  partner Tokutek, Inc. for its unique indexing capabilities. The deal marks the latest in a wave of consolidation that has swept over the world of non-relational … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

Analytics may not have evolved far enough yet to capture the full complexity of the climate system, but the technology can help retailers figure out how weather changes will influence the shopping habits of their customers. That’s one of the … Continue reading →

- Paul Gillin

Wikibon analysts Steve Chambers and Stu Miniman lobbed a grenade into the so-far polite debate over whether software containers are a complement or a threat to server virtualization. Containers could not only supplant virtual machines within enterprises on a grand … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

A stealthy startup called Skyport Systems Inc. received its first share of the limelight this morning after landing $30 million in funding from a group of investors by Index Ventures and including Intel Capital to drive a “fundamentally new approach … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

IBM is setting out to create yet another cloud-based incarnation of Watson that will collect and analyze data from every corner of the medical field to help promote the development of new healthcare services. The task of building the platform … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

The competition in the data management world is moving up yet another notch with the release of what is touted as the first production-ready release of RethinkDB, the open-source document store from the startup of the same name. The launch … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

Professional programmers are mostly self-educated, love their work and make comfortable salaries, particularly if they work with hot languages like Objective-C, Node.js and C#. They are overwhelmingly male, although there is some evidence that is changing, and they make an … Continue reading →

- Maria Deutscher

There is a dizzying array of free and commercial business intelligence components available for Hadoop, but Teradata Corp. thinks that the industry could do with another one. The data warehousing stalwart’s new entry into the space promises to make short … Continue reading →