Microsoft today revealed their plan for the next release of their Visual Studio suite entitled "vNext". With a very interesting combination of the latest technologies and reinforcing the idea that Microsoft's Visual Studio suite is an interlaced technology aimed at providing development teams with a logical migration path not available with any other development solutions thus providing a platform to Microsoft's other Enterprise class suites such as SharePoint, Office, and the cloud.
TechEd 2011 is providing unprecedented insight to the future of most of Microsoft's Product families, and Microsoft Visual Studio's predecessor was at center stage
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
Essential Insights for Successful Cloud Migration and Management
Whether you're planning your cloud migration strategy or already in the cloud, making accurate cloud decisions requires a deep analytical approach. This paper discusses the main objectives to achieve, top questions to ask, and the analytics you need at each stage of your cloud journey. You'll learn:
How to identify which cloud provider will provide the best cost and performance benefits for your organization
How to determine which applications …