Tag: AI

Microsoft bolsters Azure AI toolset with Bonsai acquisition

Microsoft bolsters Azure AI toolset with Bonsai acquisition

Just a couple of weeks of ago, Microsoft put out $7.5 billion to buy Github in a move meant to convince developers to come to Azure and sit a spell. In a corresponding move this week, it bought Bonsai, a...

/ June 21, 2018
artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence: It’s not just for the bad guys

Artificial intelligence: It’s not just for the bad guys

With warnings coming fast and furious from tech luminaries as diverse as Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and the late Stephen Hawking, to name a few, most of us are conditioned to think of the potential dangers of artificial intelligence in...

/ June 20, 2018
AI data management
AI pioneers are struggling with data management

AI pioneers are struggling with data management

As interest in artificial intelligence (AI) continues to increase rapidly, they say data is the new oil. The machine and deep learning algorithms that drive AI applications require access to massive amounts of data to work. A new survey of...

/ May 31, 2018
Artificial intelligence cyber warfare
Weaponizing artificial intelligence

Weaponizing artificial intelligence

Fending off ransomware and other malware attacks has already become part of the daily MSP landscape. But in the ever-evolving world of threats, a new one will begin to emerge with greater frequency in the months and years ahead: weaponized...

/ May 3, 2018
Cloud 5: Salesforce’s $6.5B MuleSoft bet, Apple and IBM expand partnership to AI

Cloud 5: Salesforce’s $6.5B MuleSoft bet, Apple and IBM expand partnership to AI

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ March 23, 2018
AI arms race
AI arms race bodes well for IT services providers

AI arms race bodes well for IT services providers

There’s a lot of hype about artificial intelligence (AI) applications that exceeds any reality. But, it is true that just about every application imaginable will soon be infused with machine- and deep-learning algorithms capable of automating a wide variety of...

/ March 20, 2018
Cloud 5: Pentagon’s multi-billion dollar cloud contract, Edge computing won’t kill cloud

Cloud 5: Pentagon’s multi-billion dollar cloud contract, Edge computing won’t kill cloud

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ March 9, 2018
Fast and furious advances in AI are now coming to MSPs

Fast and furious advances in AI are now coming to MSPs

Today, most IT workers can be forgiven for assuming that the complexity of the tasks involved means it’s unlikely advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are likely to impact them any time soon. But as managed service providers (MSPs) continue to...

/ February 6, 2018
Cloud 5: Apple boosts data center spending, Hyperscale causing memory shortage

Cloud 5: Apple boosts data center spending, Hyperscale causing memory shortage

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ January 19, 2018
Cloud 5: GCP’s low-cost cloud, Microsoft’s super-fast AI

Cloud 5: GCP’s low-cost cloud, Microsoft’s super-fast AI

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ August 25, 2017