Over the past few years, cloud computing has been evolving at a rapid rate. It is becoming the norm in today's software solutions. Forrester believes that that cloud computing will be a 191 billion market by 2020. According to the 2016 State of Cloud Survey conducted by RightScale, 96% of its respondents are using the cloud, with more enterprise workloads shifting towards public and private clouds. Adoption in both hybrid cloud and DevOps have gone up as well.
Microsoft Azure is a Cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying and managing the Applications and Services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated Cloud Services--analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and Web--for moving faster, achieving more and saving money. Microsoft Azure is a Cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying and managing the Applications and Services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated Cloud Services--analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and Web--for moving faster, achieving more and saving money.
With ADAPA in the Microsoft Cloud, you benefit from the power of Zementis' real-time PMML-based scoring engine and the trusted performance and reliability of Microsoft's Azure Cloud. This is the same engine that Zementis' customer use on-site. The only difference is that instead of installing ADAPA on your own servers, ADAPA in the Microsoft Cloud comes pre-installed on a virtual server in the cloud. We call this an "ADAPA instance". When an ADAPA instance is launched in the cloud, it is ready for your organization to use to support its predictive analytics needs.
Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith embarked on a four-day European tour to meet with business and government leaders, and promote the company's cloud computing services in Europe. Microsoft, which has invested over 3 billion in Europe to date, announced that it has more than doubled its cloud capacity in Europe in the past year, and intends to deliver Microsoft Cloud to European customers from data centers in France, starting in 2017. "We continue to invest heavily in cloud infrastructure to meet the growing demand from European customers and partners," said Nadella. "Building a global, trusted, intelligent cloud platform is core to our mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. There's never been a better time for organizations across Europe to seize new growth and opportunity with the Microsoft Cloud."
Google is turning over its container management program, Kubernetes, to this new open-source foundation. Installing cloud-native applications can be tricky. The technology is still new enough that finding a cloud-native savvy developer or system administrator can be harder than finding hen's teeth, So, it was that Docker and Microsoft decided to make it easier for everyone with the Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB). What does that mean for you? Brendan Burns, Microsoft software engineer and Kubernetes co-founder tweeted: "Imagine installing a complete distributed application from a USB stick."