Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.
Continuuity Inc. recently announced it was open sourcing its Loom software used to manage Big Data clusters in the cloud.
Some major investors this week infused Cloudera with $160 million in funding, much of which the company said will be used to invest in engineering resources to extend its Apache Hadoop community contributions.
Recent updates from the open source Apache Software Foundation should help enterprises looking to capitalize on the promise of Big Data analytics.
Emulation can pay big dividends. We examine emulation's long history, its value, and what's ahead, focusing on its use at Unisys.
What's the latest in development languages, and what is BYOX?
More than half of all programmers moonlight -- as hobbyists, as contributors to open source projects, or, thanks to marketplaces like the AppStore, for fun and profit.
How should developers cope with software eating the world?
Which three trends had the biggest impact on IT in 2012, and which will affect IT the most in 2013?
Building software faster doesn't mean the software is better. What your IT organization may need is an agile quality process.
What are the benefits of HTML5 to your organization, and what skills will you need to make the transition a success?
Writing good, robust unit tests is not hard -- it just takes a little practice. These pointers will help you write better unit tests.
How a team of five university students developed a cross-platform, mobile, real-time app for managing presentations with no mobile development training.
With the proper process controls, you can now allow access for any class of device and "future proof" yourself from what comes next.
A pair of analysts surveyed how enterprises are using an agile methodology. The facts are interesting; their analysis is downright foolish.
What makes Akka so valuable for building today’s distributed applications?
By proactively managing new technology implementations and fully understanding the old IT environment, your organization can meet end-user expectations faster while managing the overall impact to your network.
Three steps every product manager can take right now to overcome roadblocks to user-friendly software design.
A majority of companies are standardizing on open source for their application development efforts, though they might not be effectively monitoring their use of open source.
We explore what the Scala programming language can do for your organization with the language’s inventor.