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  • Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

    One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

    02 April 16 04:56 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Sendergram aims to reinvent file sending

    Is there room for another? Sendergram believes the file sharing space is a fertile ground for competition. I'm not convinced.

    25 March 16 00:56 Written by Ben Kepes
  • Why Dropbox dropped Amazon's Cloud

    Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customised infrastructure environment that company officials say is finely tuned to their specific needs, allowing them to reap savings compared with how they used Amazon Web Services' cloud. Should you get out of the cloud too?

    18 March 16 06:41 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Why Google hasn't taken off in the Cloud yet

    Google Cloud Platform is in the unique position of being considered one of the big three IaaS vendors, but at the same time almost always seen as being the third-best option behind AWS and Microsoft. As the new head of Google’s cloud, VMware co-founder Diange Greene is now charged with doing what she did at VMware: Take a ground breaking niche technology and turning it into the must-have enterprise product. But it will not be easy.

    13 Jan. 16 23:29 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What’s going on at Citrix?

    News of a major restructuring at Citrix – which will include spinning off its GoTo Meeting product family – is welcomed by those who closely track the company, but the cutting of 1,000 jobs over the next half year could be a painful experience for the company.

    19 Nov. 15 18:28 Written by Brandon Butler
  • HP just dropped out of the public cloud – now what?

    While Hewlett-Packard’s announcement that it will shutter its HP Helion Public Cloud early next year didn’t surprise those who watch the market closely, the move does raise questions about what’s next for HP and other cloud vendors.

    22 Oct. 15 21:08 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Google Container Engine: Ready to rock 'n' roll

    Google Container Engine is out of beta. The search-engine-cum-advertising-broker is also all about that containerization. But is Google's use of open-source projects such as Docker and Kubernetes *entirely* unselfish?

    27 Aug. 15 14:28 Written by Richi Jennings

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