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  • Cloud outage roundup!

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 18 May 2011
  • It's been a rough patch for cloud computing in the "perceptions of reliability" department. Gremlins working overtime caused EBS to fail at Amazon, taking down a bunch of social media sites, among ...

  • Did cloud computing help catch Osama bin Laden?

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 May 2011
  • Now that we've gotten the link bait headline out of the way, let me say first that cloud computing is in no way to be considered anywhere near as important to the death of Osama bin Laden as the ...

  • Why HP wants the whole cloud stack

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 04 May 2011
  • HP's clumsy cloud leak this week sheds a little bit more light on the printer giant's cloud computing plans, but the details signal a much bigger trend. The major IT players feel they must own the ...

  • Equinix ups the stakes with compliance for co-lo customers

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 24 Feb 2011
  • Data center and Internet Business Exchange (IBX) giant Equinix has taken a bold step up the stack in a way that may show what enterprises are expecting as they look at private cloud...and also ...

  • Can a cloud broker upset the cloud market?

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 13 Feb 2011
  • The Enomaly-powered cloud brokerage service SpotCloud has been chugging along for some time, rolling on-demand virtual machine providers into its fold. It's set to go live next week, a clearing ...

  • Eli Lilly lands on Bluelock cloud?

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 25 Jan 2011
  • Back in August we reported that pharmaceutical giant, Eli Lilly was looking for additional cloud providers to Amazon, for better support. Lilly has picked Indiana-based hosting and cloud provider, ...

  • Asia cloud driven by broadband, poised to grow

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 Jan 2011
  • A new report from the 451 Group paints a picture of cloud computing poised to spread but bound by limits of infrastructure. It's still a tiny fraction of the IT market but advanced Asian ...

  • Eucalyptus and Red Hat sitting in a tree

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 Jan 2011
  • K-I-S-S-I-N-G Eucalyptus has announced it is in a technical partnership with Red Hat to bundle Deltacloud, Red Hat's cloud platform project with the much more mature Eucalyptus platform. Check out ...