Tech Digest – Week 15, 2014

When there is a “clash of clouds”

Thanks to the clashing cloud camps, soon there would be no need to build your own data storage systems as prices for cloud services drop. Amazon, Google and Microsoft have started an epic war when it comes to pricing of their cloud services to lure customers.  There was a massive price cut as much as 85 percent by these three tech companies to draw their customers last month (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine, respectively).

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Tech Digest – Week 14, 2014

Azure helping Microsoft to be ahead of the pack in Cloud

Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform, is one of the best in business. One of the standout features that Azure provides is the .NET backend support, single sign-on through the new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal.  With Mobile services and now Visual Studio, end-to-end development using Microsoft’s cloud is looking like a more feasible reality.

Developers are getting more enticed by its new offerings which promise cloud without complexity.

However Microsoft has a lot of catching up to do in the awake of recent price cuts between […]

Tech Digest – Week 13, 2014

Adopting Cloud and how the network now strikes back

With each passing day the number of IT people taking the plunge and opting for Cloud is only increasing. Considering the benefits that Cloud Computing confers, this doesn’t really come as a big surprise, especially with the kind of freedom Cloud to employees to work where they want to work from along with the advantage of cost cutting for businesses.

However for any software as soon as the initial surge and the dust settles down, the real work begins. It’s no doubt that cloud computing is growing […]

e-Zest Sponsors Drupal Camp in Pune

In a bid to strengthen the local Drupal Community, Drupal once again comes to Pune all set to open the Drupal Camp on the 5thand 6th of April’ 2014, at Range Hills, Khadki, Pune. e-Zest is an official sponsor of Drupal Camp Pune this year.

“e-Zest supports Drupal and sponsoring the event is our way to reiterate this support and spread the dynamic, versatile, open source platform”, said Devendra Deshmukh, CEO and Founder, e-Zest. “It is indeed a great opportunity to learn from the sessions based on several case studies of Drupal’s website and interacting […]

Tech Digest – Week 12, 2014

Amazon counters Google’s price slash by cutting Cloud Computing prices

Now it is cloud that is seemingly the new entrant in the price war. Following Google’s announcement of 85 percent price cut in its cloud computing services in order to take on Amazon, its arch rival, the online retailer has retaliated with an almost similar strategy. Amazon’s announcement to drop prices ranging from an almost 10 to a whopping 65 percent on many of its cloud computing services is evidence of this price war.

The ‘Register’ recently reported Amazon’s Vice President Andy Jassy quoting this, “Prices […]