Mike Vizard

Contributing Editor,

Michael Vizard is a seasoned IT journalist, with nearly 30 years of experience writing and editing about enterprise IT issues. He is a contributor to publications including Programmableweb, IT Business Edge, CIOinsight and UBM Tech. He formerly was editorial director for Ziff-Davis Enterprise, where he launched the company’s custom content division, and has also served as editor in chief for CRN and InfoWorld. He also has held editorial positions at PC Week, Computerworld and Digital Review.

Log Management Service Provides Docker Visibility
Logentries, a provider of a log analytics application delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, this week added a dashboard to its service to make it simpler to visualize Docker container.
New Relic Extends Analytics Reach to AWS
New Relic today announced at the AWS re:Invent conference today that it is adding support for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud.
Smoothing the Kubernetes Path to AWS
CoreOS has launched an AWS Installer that makes use of a CloudFormation tool from AWS and kube-aws, a tool from CoreOS that automates cluster deployments, to simplify the deployment of the open source Kubernetes orchestration framework for managing containers.
Oracle Dives into API Management in the Cloud
Oracle this week announced Oracle SOA Cloud Service and Oracle API Manager Cloud Service, which provides solution providers and their customers access to integration services delivered via cloud that are managed by Oracle.
Tapping into a Tech Support Network in the Cloud
PlumChoice has created a network of independent IT support specialists that solution providers can tap into to provide support for cloud applications
TIBCO Sofware Extends Cloud BI Reach to Apache Spark
At the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 conference today TIBCO Software announced it is extending the reach of its Spotfire business intelligence software delivered via the cloud out to both Apache Spark in-memory computing clusters and SparkR.
Workday Flexes Cloud App Muscles
At the Workday Rising 2015 conference this week Workday not only bolstered its HR software-as-a-service (SaaS) portfolio, it also announced that over 150 organizations have committed to using the company’s financial software with 80 of them already live.
Continuum Analytics Extends Reach to AWS Cloud
At the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 Conference today Continuum Analytics unfurled extensions to its open source analytics application that serves to create a hybrid cloud computing platform.
EPM Software in the Cloud Requires Integration
Host Analytics released an update to its EPM cloud application that adds support for application programming interfaces (APIs).
WaveMaker Pushes RAD Tools into the Cloud
WaveMaker this week unfurled WaveMaker Online (WMO), an instance of its RAD development tools that can be invoked via what the company describes as an application platform-as-a-service (aPaaS) environment running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.
Analytics Becomes Next Great Cloud Service
At the recent Dreamforce 2015 conference announced that it has opened the programming model surrounding the Salesforce Wave Analytics Cloud.
MSPs to Play Crucial OpenStack Cloud Role
Dreamhost CEO Simon Anderson said the marriage of the single-click deployment model developed by Dreamhost and OpenStack provides MSPs with a way to get into the management of cloud services in a way that shields them from a lot of the complexity of OpenStack.
Deep Information Sciences Scales MySQL
Deep Information Sciences created DeepSQL, an instance of MySQL that includes a different I/O engine developed by Deep Information Sciences. Initially available on IBM SoftLayer, Deep Information Sciences is now making that technology available in the cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Using Java to Prime the API Economy Engine 1
As the new CEO of Restlet, a provider of a cloud service that can be used design, build and deploy application programming interfaces (APIs) written in Java, Paul Doscher is making the case for using Java rather than the more ubiquitous forms of JavaScript.
SAP Looks to Move Beyond CRM in the Cloud 1
With the launch of SAP hybris-as-a-service on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, Carsten Thoma, president of the customer engagement and commerce business unit at SAP, said the time has come to transform the way the front office inside most organizations operates
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