- August 30, 2016
VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week that make it easier to control a multicloud environment.
- August 26, 2016
The Rackspace acquisition by Apollo Global Management will make the company privately held and infuse it with cash to double down on its strategy around managed services.
- August 19, 2016
The last of the Google database services still in testing are now generally available, as the cloud provider looks to flesh out its big data tools and meet enterprise demands.
- August 11, 2016
Google Cloud Platform kicked off August by adding security features, dropping prices and buying an ISV-focused startup, but networking continues to be a bugaboo.
- August 02, 2016
With its now-available SQL Data Warehouse big data service, Microsoft aims to coax customers' on-premises data management into the cloud and keep pace with Amazon Web Services.
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Sponsored by IBM - Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More
Sponsored by IBM - User demand of flash storage is growing fast, as design innovation, efficiency, low cost, and storage virtualization drive adoption. Learn why users are choosing flash storage. See More
Sponsored by Dell - In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. See More
- July 29, 2016
Battling for its life against bigger cloud players, CenturyLink is repositioning to appeal to IT shops trying to manage a growing number of public and private cloud resources.
- July 29, 2016
A cloud service agreement helps providers and users know what to expect before going into business together – but it's crucial to read the fine print and understand the different commitments for ...
- July 28, 2016
Another Xen bug generated some headlines this week, but it's much ado about nothing for most cloud consumers.
- July 20, 2016
Data privacy continues to be a hot-button issue on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Privacy Shield agreement and a big win for Microsoft providing some clarity to this still murky issue.
- July 19, 2016
Customers seeking to scale out memory independent of compute resources are the focus of a block storage addition from cloud hosting provider DigitalOcean.
- July 19, 2016
IT pros use everything from common sense to new tools to determine the best deal for running workloads in their own data centers or in the public cloud.
- July 13, 2016
Waiting another six months for Microsoft's Azure Stack will be a hiccup to some IT shops, but narrowing their hardware choices for it will be far less welcomed.
- June 24, 2016
Shuttering Dell Cloud Manager, an early piece of Dell's move to trusted adviser in public cloud, underscores that the multicloud market has been more hype than reality -- at least so far.
- June 22, 2016
Samsung seeks to beef up its mobile apps with cloud provider Joyent, which can now refocus and scale up its standing in the cloud services market -- but the effect to customers is unclear.
- June 17, 2016
Google sees machine learning and deep analytics as the future of the cloud, as it seeks a strategy to stand out from the crowd beyond price.