Tag: Cloud

Google expands networking, migration portfolio to drive hybrid cloud adoption

Google on Tuesday announced a series of tools for organizations adopting hybrid and multi-cloud strategy, including a new service in beta for migrating VMs from Microsoft Azure. Google is also expanding its networking portfolio for companies that are modernizing their applications. First, Migrate for Compute Engine is expanding to enable companies to migrate virtual machines directly out

An Acquisition Molds Extreme Networks Into a Cloud Leader

In the world of computer networking, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is the 800-pound gorilla, but Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) is taking a step toward building its own scale to challenge its larger rivals. Last month, Extreme Networks announced it would acquire Aerohive Networks(NYSE:HIVE) for $272 million in an all-cash deal. Once completed, this acquisition will mold the combined company into a top-three cloud networking company

Moving Beyond Social Media Towards News As “Big Data” In The Cloud Era

When we talk today about using “big data” to understand human society, we typically mean using “social media” data. In the social sciences “big data” and “social media” have become increasingly interchangeable due to the widespread availability of large social media datasets and their machine-friendly distribution firehoses and archives. Yet, accessible social media reflects only