• May 20, 2009 20 May'09

    Cloud billing triggers anxiety

    IT shops are keen on the idea of dynamically spinning up servers and storage in the cloud but worry about the open-ended nature of cloud costs and billing.  Continue Reading

  • May 20, 2009 20 May'09

    Rackspace attempts to retool hosting into cloud

    Rackspace doesn't have the cloud offerings or the budget, but claim transparency and service will aid them in Amazon fight.  Continue Reading

  • May 19, 2009 19 May'09

    Day 2 dawns at Enterprise Cloud Summit

    We're exploring new frontiers at the Enterprise Cloud Summit, as cloud deckhands try to haul up the sails and ship owners look for value. Overall the mood is good; people are receptive, especially ...  Continue Reading

  • May 15, 2009 15 May'09

    Savvis homes in on cloud security

    John Yung, vice president of cloud computing business solutions at Savvis, has the unenviable task of bolstering the company's compute as a service offering with enough security and scale to appeal to enterprise IT departments. It's a tall order.  Continue Reading

  • May 15, 2009 15 May'09

    public cloud

    A public cloud is one based on the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as applications and storage, available to the general public over the Internet. Public cloud services may be free or offered on a ...  Continue Reading

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    SearchCloudComputing.com is live!

    Exciting news, the site I've been brought on to write and report for launched today! There's plenty of content there already, including straight news, advice, and expert commentary. Many of the ...  Continue Reading

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    Feds get specific on cloud interoperability

    Anyone hoping to sell infrastructure as a service to the Government will need to explain how they meet the following criteria for interoperability in the a cloud setting: 5.1 Describe your ...  Continue Reading

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    The IT clouds: IBM, Microsoft and Sun

    Find out how cloud computing solutions from major IT vendors, such as IBM Computing on Demand, can offer increased compatibility to enterprises already working closely with the vendor's products.  Continue Reading

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    How cloud computing affects agile practices, testing

    In part 2 of his interview, Craig Balding, a security practitioner at a Fortune 500 company and operator of the Cloud Security blog, discusses cloud computing's impact on agile development practices, software testing, and e-commerce.  Continue Reading

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    Platform as a Service: Google and Force.com

    Discover how the Force.com cloud, Google's App Engine and other structured cloud computing solutions use cloud middleware and database tools to integrate applications into their platforms.  Continue Reading