Showing posts from April 21, 2015

Recent-critical cloud computing excitements at Microsoft.

Competition in terms of technologies, services, offerings, innovation, performance, security and productivity around the cloud computing is increasingly aggressive.
At Microsoft, following the release of Azure App Service, a solution for developers who need to create enterprise-grade web and mobile app experiences last month, henceforth Azure Service Fabric improves this momentum with the goal to enable developers and ISVs to build streamlined cloud services focusing on scalability and customization. 
A developer preview of Service Fabric will be released at BUILD next weekand the on-premise solution is announced in the next version of Windows Server.

Cloud Mobile Back-End Services in our mobile-age.

Security and privacy are among challenging concerns when it comes to Enterprise mobility management. In this environment, Cloud Mobile Back-End Services can streamline enterprise mobility by inter alia: reducing the need for developers to code all the security and back-end complexity.
The goal is to help them focus on great content, productivity and delivering holistic end-users mobile experience.
For those who unfamiliar, MBaaS is a set of APIs and services that remove the need for developers to write complex server-side code when developing secure enterprise mobile applications. With this approach, developers are provided with a ‘rich’ repository of ready-to-use APIs and services that can reduce coding effort, including end-to-end data security, access to behind-the-firewall systems without a VPN, identity and access management services, High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR), and many more, all manageable from a central console.

IBM First-Quarter Revenues by Geographic Regions for the 2015 period.

Beyond a set of fluctuations, overall the results were encouraging and predictions are on an exciting curve.
When it comes to Geographic Regions, notes thatthe Americas’ first-quarter revenues were $9.3 billion, a decrease of 3 percent (up 2 percent adjusting for currency and divested businesses) from the 2014 period.
Revenues from Europe/Middle East/Africa were $6.1 billion, down 19 percent (down 2 percent adjusting for currency and divested businesses). 
Asia-Pacific revenues decreased 18 percent (down 2 percent adjusting for currency and divested businesses) to $4.1 billion.

Google’s new mobile SEO algorithms in our mobile-driven world.

Henceforth mobility deeply impacts our digital experiences: increasing our productivity, security and resilience.

As from now, Google’s new mobile SEO algorithms will use the Googlebot to access and rank mobile pages. Sites deemed “Not Mobile-Friendly” by Google will receive lower SEO rankings, which can result in less traffic to those sites from organic searches. 
Google has created a ‘Mobile-Friendly Test’ page to give you inter alia: a simple and easy way to test your sites for mobile compatibility.