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Cloud is the new data center, and AWS is the best data center.

Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan said it in the fewest words: “Cloud is the new data center, and AWS is the best data center.”

Tizen: Samsung looking at developers

Taesoon Jun, Samsung's chief architect on Tizen, explained the benefits of the operating system last week during Samsung's developer conference in San Francisco.
In February 2013, a group of heavy-hitting companies led by Samsung held a glitzy evening event in Barcelona -- complete with freshly shucked oysters and made-to-order crepes -- to mark the debut of the Tizen mobile operating system, co-developed by Samsung and Intel.

How Apple, Samsung, and BlackBerry are fighting to win the enterprise

Samsung Electronics' deal with BlackBerry and Apple's efforts to make it easier to configure and deploy massive numbers of iPhones highlight how the smartphone makers are battling for supremacy among enterprise users.

As the smartphone market becomes saturated in the U.S. and Europe, enterprise users will be big winners. To continue to grow, manufacturers are courting CIOs more aggressively by making products more secure and easier to manage.

Mobile transaction users to jump to 2 billion by 2017

Apple Pay could help boost mobile transactions in the next few years. The total number of users who plan to engage in mobile transactions will rise substantially in the next few years, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

By the end of 2017, there will be 2 billion smartphone or tablet users engaging in some form of mobile commerce transaction, the research firm reported Monday. Juniper expects the total number of users worldwide to hit 1.6 billion at the end of 2014.

Intel to combine PC and mobile divisions as market shift

Intel will combine its PC and mobile processor divisions under one roof, reflecting a changing market in which the line between tablets and laptops has blurred.

The chip maker will form a new division at the start of next year called the Client Computing Group, which will include the teams that develop its Core processors for desktops and laptops, as well as those that develop its Atom chips for smartphones and tablets.

PME européennes: un levier de croissance pour les éditeurs de solutions de virtualisation.

IDC entrevoit dans les PME européennes un levier de croissance pour les éditeurs de solutions de virtualisation.

Les problématiques d’accès distant aux postes de travail nées de l’intégration des terminaux mobiles dans les entreprises vont contribuer, au cours des prochaines années, à l’essor des solutions de virtualisation, tout particulièrement en zone EMEA (Europe – Moyen-Orient – Afrique).

Cloud expected to make up three-fourths of data center traffic by 2018

Over the next four years, data center traffic is expected to nearly triple, largely thanks to a booming cloud computing industry.

That’s according to Cisco’s fourth annual Global Cloud Index, which predicts that the cloud will account for 76 percent of total data center traffic by 2018. That’s up from the cloud's accounting for 54 percent of data center traffic last year.

Google pour les pros. Accompagnement TPE/PME.

Un nouveau souffle est donné à l’initiative Google pour les pros, qui vise à développer la visibilité des TPE-PME françaises sur le Net. Google France poursuit son programme Google pour les pros destiné à accompagner les TPE et les PME à l’ère numérique.

Cloud adoption continues apace

Cloud adoption is increasing as companies identify more IT operations they want to migrate. However, the pace and implementation focus vary according to company size, industry and job titles of parties involved, while security concerns persist as the top challenge to deployment, according to a new survey of 1,672 IT decision-makers.

Internet ad spending to overtake TV in '16, research firm predicts

With consumers spending more and more time online, ad spending on the Web should overtake TV advertising by 2016 in the US, according to a report published from market researcher Forrester. It said online marketing is expected to reach $103 billion in 2019 thanks to a 13 percent average annual growth, compared with $86 billion for TV. In all, digital ads by 2019 will account for 36 percent of all ad spending, above 30 percent for TV.

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