- September 21, 2016
Oracle turns to bare metal and containers to craft an IaaS platform that's friendlier for enterprise scale-out, but is it compelling enough versus entrenched public cloud rivals?
- September 16, 2016
Managing cloud costs offers different challenges than on-premises budgeting. While users and providers are getting better, it's still a maturing space.
- September 14, 2016
Cloud lock-in continues to fall down the list of concerns for companies willing to accept the tradeoff to tap into a platform's higher-level services.
- September 09, 2016
Google API management tools get a major upgrade with Apigee to support designing and maintaining APIs to fit enterprise needs -- plus the chance to one-up market leader AWS.
- September 09, 2016
Virtustream – not VMware – is the lead public cloud infrastructure provider for the new Dell Technologies, but is its narrow focus enough to sway IT pros? The company, which officially became part ...
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Sponsored by Iron Mountain - As organizations continue to create greater volumes and more varieties of data, IT teams are facing mounting pressure to ensure they can respond comprehensively, cost-effectively and quickly to any e-discovery inquiry. See More
Sponsored by Splunk - The use of containers is growing rapidly. In a June 2016 survey conducted by Cloud Foundry and ClearPath Strategies, 64% of respondents said they plan to mainstream the use of containers in the next year. As the use of containers proliferates, it is essential to address monitoring to improve the performance, usage and troubleshooting of containers. However, effective monitoring requires an analytics-driven approach that not only informs developers and operations of what’s happening, but also offers those teams the ability to dig into their container usage and performance data to gain actionable insight. See More
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
- September 01, 2016
VCloud Air never got much traction in the public cloud market and now it's being relegated to a bit player in the latest tweak to VMware's cloud strategy.
- August 30, 2016
VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which 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.
- 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.