The Five Cloud Skills that Make or Break an IT Career

CTOvision Publisher Bob Gourley was referenced in this paper below on “The Five Cloud Skills That Make Or Break A Career.”     Or read it here: RackspPCW_wpCloud0115 Related articles Scientists are 3D-printing human tissue for medical implants ( Fear, Control, and “Technique” ( Hey, User! Do You Know What Your Apps Are Up To? (

The Technologies At Hadoop World: Here is our cut on the best technologies to see there

Hadoop World was held 15-17 Oct in NYC. This post provides insights into some of the best technologies demonstrated there. CTOvision has attended Hadoop World since the beginning. Attending has helped us better track tech trends and assess the potential business impacts of some of the greatest technologies created for the enterprise. It is also a great place […]

Optensity: Migrate, Compose and Create at Scale with AppSymphony

Rapidly compose and execute data analytics across multiple clouds Optensity’s unique AppSymphony platform provides graphical composition for analytic workflows, virtualizes the composed workflows (or Apps) and executes the Apps across multiple clouds. AppSymphony allows Software Developers, Data Scientists, Domain Experts, Analysts and Decision Makers to collaborate to make Big Data sing to all of its users. AppSymphony is […]

If you are an executive in government or a tech professional anywhere you better realize how patent trolls are impacting you and your mission

I know you have heard of patent trolls, those sham companies that are created to assert patent-infringement claims to shake down firms for money or other assets. They have been around for a long long time, stifling innovation and removing more value from our economy than the Chinese steal in all their hacking (no kidding, costing […]

SSD Comes to the Cloud

We’re now entering a world where cloud-managed big data is not just a topic of conversation in tech circles but a necessity for companies and service providers alike. Shifting data needs drive technological innovation. The truth is that as data gets bigger, older technology isn’t able to keep up with data production and storage. With […]

OpenStack Takes a Cue from Linux

Linux has been the gold standard of open source operating systems since the early 90s. Today, it’s used by programmers, coders, designers and techies of all stripes because of the flexibility and security. So it makes sense, then, that when NASA and Rackspace set out to build an open cloud, they took a few pages […]