Tag Archives: Review

Sonos One Review: Amazon's Alexa Is Here, But It Still Has Some Growing Up to Do

I like my Echo. In my house, we use it to play radio stations, to get the weather, and to answer questions like “When was the Edo period?” One thing I don’t often use the Echo for is music. That’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sonos One Review: Amazon's Alexa Is Here, But It Still Has Some Growing Up to Do

Review: Office 365’s Delve, Sway and Planner fall flat

Microsoft really, really wants to own all of your office work, so it keeps finding new tools it hopes you will add to your Office 365 portfolio. (All require an Office 365 account to use.) The latest is today’s announcement … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Microsoft’s Nano Server offers mega advantages

Like every previous Windows Server release, Windows Server 2016 is jam-packed with new features and capabilities. While it is difficult to pick one single feature as the most significant, the new Nano Server deployment option is definitely a strong contender. … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cloud monitoring: Users review 5 top tools

Cloud technology is becoming a staple in the enterprise—70 percent have at least one application in the cloud—and may become the default option for software deployment by 2020. That makes it even more important that systems administrators can monitor, manage, … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cloud monitoring: Users review 5 top tools

Cloud technology is becoming a “staple” in the enterprise — 70% have at least one application in the cloud – and may become the “default option” for software deployment by 2020. That makes it even more important that systems administrators … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: DigitalOcean keeps the cloud simple

The cloud is a big place, and it’s getting bigger as everyone moves more and more computation out of their server rooms into the large data centers. Amazon is the dominant force in the cloud, but it is far from … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Microsoft masters microservices

Many businesses either have implemented or claim to be implementing microservice architectures, for better or for worse. Microservice architectures give you strong module boundaries, independent deployment and independent scaling of lightweight pieces, isolation of concerns, and the opportunity to use … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Public cloud review: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Joyent

The message from the cloud has always been simple: Surrender your cares, IT managers, and we’ll handle everything. Forget about skinning your knuckles installing servers, double-checking diesel backups or fretting about 1,000 or 10,000 things that could go wrong. Give … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IT outsourcing year in review: Grading our 2015 predictions

Earlier this year, CIO.com and its outsourcing experts made several bold (and a few slightly less daring) predictions for IT services in 2015. We suggested that this year, companies would get serious about managing their IT supplier risk. (Not exactly.) … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

IT outsourcing year in review: Grading our 2015 predictions

Earlier this year, CIO.com and its outsourcing experts made several bold (and a few slightly less daring) predictions for IT services in 2015. We suggested that this year, companies would get serious about managing their IT supplier risk. (Not exactly.) … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Google Cloud flexes flexibility

If one company among all companies is synonymous with cloud-centered computing, it would be Google. From the very beginning, Google built a business located somewhere in the murky depths of the Internet, and its search engine continues to be one … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Microsoft Azure reaches beyond Windows

A long time ago in a century getting further and further away, Bill Gates compared MSN with the exploding World Wide Web, saw the future, and pivoted nicely to embrace the Internet. A few decades later, someone at Microsoft looked … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Last year OpenShift 2 was my favorite open source PaaS. I said at the time, “OpenShift is outstandingly easy to use, manage, and install, and it presents little learning curve for developers familiar with Git and administrators familiar with Puppet. … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: Amazon Aurora rocks MySQL

The 20-year-old MySQL database is the world’s most widely used open source RDBMS, and it’s especially prevalent in Web applications built on the usual Linux stack. The common wisdom is that MySQL will give you good read performance in a … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A review of cloud in 2014 – and what's on the horizon for 2015

A review of cloud in 2014 – and what's on the horizon for 2015 2014 was an extremely busy year for cloud computing, as more and more businesses migrate and cloud increasingly becomes the de facto setting for IT. The … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best Windows Web Hosting Suppliers Recommended By SEO Hosting Review Site Top10BestSEOHosting.com

(PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Today, Top10BestSEOHosting.com compares many professional Windows web hosting suppliers from the USA and announces that HostMonster, Arvixe and GreenGeeks.com (http://www.greengeeks.com/cgi-bin/affiliates/clickthru.cgi?id=seohosts) are the best Windows web hosting companies in the market. These companies insist on offering worldwide … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment