Tag Archives: Apps

The Cloud May Finally be Ready for Your Legacy Apps

If you’ve been holding off your legacy application migration to the cloud over fear of support and migration issues, 2017 may very well be the time to look at your options. InformationWeek: Cloud

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AWS quietly launches tool for migrating on-premesis apps to the cloud

Amazon is trying to simplify the process of moving legacy applications to the cloud with a new service that it quietly launched this week.  The aptly named Server Migration Service is designed to help IT teams set up the incremental … Continue reading

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AWS quietly launches tool for migrating on-premesis apps to the cloud

Amazon is trying to simplify the process of moving legacy applications to the cloud with a new service that it quietly launched this week.  The aptly named Server Migration Service is designed to help IT teams set up the incremental … Continue reading

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CloudVelox eases migration of core business apps to the cloud

It’s easy to get all “cloud first” when you’re talking about new, greenfield applications. But how do you get the core business applications running in your data center – so-called brownfield apps – easily and efficiently migrated to the cloud? … Continue reading

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Open source tool manages AWS Lambda apps

A new open source project from Express and Node.js-canvas creator TJ Holowaychuk lets developers create, deploy, and manage AWS Lambda functions from a command-line tool. Apex, written in Google’s Go language, also makes it possible to run applications in languages not directly … Continue reading

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Amazon discovery service marks on-premises apps for assimilation

Sometimes the hardest part of performing a cloud migration is figuring out what has to be migrated in the first place. That’s one idea behind Amazon’s now generally available AWS ADS (Application Discovery Service), which polls existing on-premises systems and determines … Continue reading

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Red Hat covers cloud apps with OpenStack and Cloud Suite

With its two latest releases, Red Hat makes good on its previously stated plans to extend open source out of the data center and across the entire dev stack. Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8 and Red Hat Cloud Suite provide … Continue reading

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Moving to the cloud? First choose the right apps

Most enterprise IT shops have more than 1,000 applications they must understand or relearn before moving any of them to the cloud. You simply can’t move your apps en masse. Why? Because some workloads make sense for the cloud, and … Continue reading

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Improved comments come to Google Apps on mobile

Google added new commenting features to its mobile productivity apps for iOS and Android Wednesday. Computerworld Cloud Computing

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Windows 10 needed universal apps, and Dropbox made one, complete with Windows Hello

Microsoft’s partnership with Dropbox has been slow to evolve, but the two companies announced a universal Windows 10 app on Thursday with a unique twist: It allows customers to log in to a Dropbox account using Windows Hello. The app … Continue reading

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Google Apps for Work gets an SMB boost via Kronos integration

Small businesses that use Kronos workforce-management software will soon be able to tap familiar Google tools in their HR efforts thanks to a new integration project now under way. Kronos and Google have teamed up to integrate Google Apps for … Continue reading

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Salesforce.com buys developer of quoting and billing apps for SMEs

If you can’t beat them, buy them: Salesforce.com is snapping up SteelBrick, a startup that builds quoting and billing functions for SMEs on the Salesforce cloud platform. Apps built natively on the platform allow Salesforce.com customers to add functionality to … Continue reading

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Salesforce.com buys developer of quoting and billing apps

If you can’t beat them, buy them: Salesforce.com is snapping up SteelBrick, a startup that builds quoting and billing functions for SMEs on the Salesforce cloud platform. Apps built natively on the platform allow Salesforce.com customers to add functionality to … Continue reading

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Why monolithic apps are often better than microservices

Sinclair is CEO and cofounder of Apprenda, a leader in enterprise Platform as a Service. With all of the talk these days about microservices and distributed applications, monolithic applications have become the scourge of cloud systems design. Normally, when a new … Continue reading

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Apple iWork Refresh Updates iOS 9, OS X 10.11 Apps

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The cloud gets mobile apps moving

Immediately after Hurricane Sandy tore through New York City in October 2012, city officials needed a quick way to show the damage that had been done to streets and infrastructure. They needed an app — and they needed it immediately. … Continue reading

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Amazon finally releases Cloud Drive mobile apps, but they’re bare bones

Amazon is inching closer to having a complete cloud storage solution with new Cloud Drive apps for iOS and Android. The new apps allow users to view files and folders, preview documents and photos, play videos and music, and share files … Continue reading

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Salesforce Expands Data Analytics to Next Generation Business Apps

In many popular consumer applications a user can take immediate action if he has obtained important information from large amounts of data. For business applications, it appears that, directly taking action in response to a data analysis not so easy. … Continue reading

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Marine Navigation and Monitoring Apps Now Work Off-Board Using New HelmSmart.net Cloud Base TCP Data Service

Brookings, Oregon (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 For the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Chetco Digital Instruments (booth 4188) is introducing a new extension to it’s HelmSmart.net Cloud data service that allows third party apps to directly connect to a … Continue reading

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Heroku 101: A Beginner's Guide To Hosting Apps In The Cloud

Heroku 101: A Beginner's Guide To Hosting Apps In The Cloud Apps are big business. Everyone is using them for games, messaging, and information. Some people are even making their own. Small businesses and amateur programmers might be interested in … Continue reading

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Advanced Analytics on the Web: Frontline Systems Solver Apps Make Optimization Easy to Use in Office 365 Excel Online

Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 As spreadsheet users move between desktop Excel and web-based Excel Online, analytics software developer Frontline Systems has more than kept pace. Frontline, original developer of the Solver add-in that ships with desktop Excel, … Continue reading

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