Category: Cloud Computing

  • Bill Vass Presents On The Extended Cloud, AWS powers edge-to-cloud applications

    Bill Vass Presents On The Extended Cloud, AWS powers edge-to-cloud applications

    Bill Vass is someone I regard as “The CTO’s CTO.” He is a business and technology leader who creates visions and marshals resources to turn those visions into reality. He is also a good explainer and is known for providing helpful insights that end user CTOs and CIOs can use to drive their decisions. The […]

  • Latest CTOvision Assessments on Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity

    Latest CTOvision Assessments on Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity

    One of the enjoyable things about estimating the future is there is always a new consideration. It is a dynamic task that is never done. This is especially true in analyzing the future of enterprise technology, where things are always moving fast. We try to find balance in tracking the future of technology by focusing on […]

  • Amazon EC2 P4d instances for pushing machine learning boundaries now available

    Amazon EC2 P4d instances for pushing machine learning boundaries now available

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) P4d instances with EC2 UltraClusters capability. The cloud giant has touted the offering as the next generation of GPU-powered instances for providing the best performance in machine learning training and high-performance computing (HPC) in the cloud. Applications include natural language […]

  • Couchbase: The NoSQL Database Leader

    Couchbase: The NoSQL Database Leader

    Couchbase is the NoSQL database market share leader, with production deployments at AOL,Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Salesforce.com, Starbucks, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Vimeo, Zynga, and hundreds of other global enterprises. Couchbase Server, our NoSQL database offering, delivers a more scalable, high-performance and cost-effective approach to data management than relational database technology. It is particularly well suited […]

  • What is Kubernetes: A video overview

    What is Kubernetes: A video overview

    The video below provides an introduction into Kubernetes and the benefits it provides to firms in terms of scalable cloud architecture. Kubernetes is a platform for working with computing containers (like Docker). Kubernetes provides a means to do deployments, a way to scale, and tools for monitoring. We reference Kubernetes frequently on CTOvision. For more […]

  • CTO Guide To The Business of Cloud Computing

    CTO Guide To The Business of Cloud Computing

    This is the CTOvision guide on the megatrend of Cloud Computing. This report gives a high level overview of the most important factors of the trend, gives updated insights into the activities of the major Cloud Computing companies, and succinct descriptions of Cloud tech. It also points to key CTOvision reporting to help readers dive […]

  • The Future of Enterprise IT: Insights that can drive your decisions today

    The Future of Enterprise IT: Insights that can drive your decisions today

    Predicting the future is hard. We have tried just about every way humanity has come up with, and frankly every model has flaws. But we have found some methods that can be very informative for decision-makers. We look at the megatrends of technology, those unstoppable forces sweeping over us all, and then evaluate current technologies […]

  • Actifio: Decoupling Data From Infrastructure For Radically Simple Copy Data Virtualization

    Actifio: Decoupling Data From Infrastructure For Radically Simple Copy Data Virtualization

    For years we have had Actifio on our list of the most disruptive IT firms to watch in enterprise IT. They simplify and improve the way enterprises store, retrieve and manage data and in doing so improve things immensely. They have proven/low-risk approaches that provide more agility, provide paths to modernize the entirety of architectures, […]

  • Highlights From Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2018

    Highlights From Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2018

    It is hard to digest all the innovations coming out of Amazon’s cloud computing business. There are 1000’s of capabilities already available and each continue to evolve, and major new capabilities are being announced at a rapid pace. The annual re:Invent is a great time to take stock of things, but even this is just […]

  • We Have Been Waiting For This One: Alexa will soon be able to read the news just like a professional

    We Have Been Waiting For This One: Alexa will soon be able to read the news just like a professional

    The continuous drive to the cloud (especially the AWS cloud) and continuous evolution of machine learning/AI and data analytics means continuous improvement in solutions like Alexa. Soon you could be hearing news in newscaster style on Amazon’s Alexa. Amazon is developing “neural text-to-speech” (NTTS) tech to develop new speaking styles for Alexa. This tool will […]