- January 16, 2018
IT shops expected their cloud usage to flag due to recent chip bugs, but most environments survived the patches unscathed.
- January 08, 2018
Microsoft's acquisition of Avere Systems addresses a shortcoming in Azure storage services and could help steal some business from AWS and GCP.
- January 05, 2018
Hackers could target cloud computing environments to exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, but AWS, Microsoft and Google say their fixes are enough to bar the doors.
- December 28, 2017
Google's cloud vision to ascend in the public cloud market centers on next-gen applications, which in 2017 translated into a decidedly enterprise-centric spin.
- December 21, 2017
There were a slew of updates to Azure services in 2017. Some put the focus on next-generation apps, while others gained ground on AWS' substantial lead.
Sponsored by Iron Mountain - In just a few short years, ransomware has emerged as one of cybersecurity’s most dominant, persistent and treacherous threats. In 2016, ransomware payments reached more than $1 billion, according to the FBI, up from just $24 million paid in 2015. The spike in payments is increasing the velocity and variety of attacks exponentially: In 2017 ransomware on the dark market has grown by 2,500%. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - Global organizations are expected to spend $1.2 trillion on digital transformation technologies in 2017, according to IDC. And going forward, this investment will grow to the tune of 18% a year, reaching $2 trillion in 2020. See More
Sponsored by NTT - Though the jury is still out over what constitutes successful digital transformation, there is no question about the immense excitement in this area as organizations seek to re-architect their IT environments to be more agile and responsive to modern business needs. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
- December 07, 2017
While it's still early days for adoption, IT pros say AI-powered cloud management tools reduce a lot of the grunt work associated with performance and root-cause analysis.
- November 28, 2017
Microsoft hopes its Azure Migrate service will attract VMware workloads to its public cloud, but unlike AWS, it's without the virtualization giant's support.
- November 06, 2017
The latest cloud security tools exemplify the major providers' varied approaches to address user concerns, and protect customers from themselves.
- October 27, 2017
Google and Cisco aim to deliver hybrid cloud benefits to customers with modern apps through a service that dynamically provisions resources in-house and on the public cloud.
- October 25, 2017
Gluon, a new open source interface from Microsoft and Amazon, seeks to simplify machine learning in the cloud, as vendors court more of these workloads for their platforms.
- October 20, 2017
Fewer enterprises question whether the public cloud is secure enough for critical data, as IT teams continue to thwart cloud risks using increased automation and IAC.
- October 18, 2017
With assets in house or on various public clouds, enterprise multicloud trends have shifted as new models emerge, said Cisco's cloud czar.
- September 29, 2017
Amazon, Microsoft and Google have all changed their cloud pricing models this month, as the focus returns to cloud costs and which vendor offers the best deal to its users.
- September 22, 2017
Despite all the promise that the cloud will usher in the next wave of technical innovations, a very traditional distribution model has taken a central role for cloud providers. With IBM Cloud Mass ...
- September 15, 2017
A new member of the Azure VM family offers a deep discount in Microsoft's public cloud for applications that need to stay active, but mostly sit idle.