• October 21, 2016 21 Oct'16

    Google Cloud Storage prices cut, Glacier cold storage competitor added

    Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.

  • October 21, 2016 21 Oct'16

    Another week, another sign of VMware adapting to a multicloud world

    VMware made waves last week by partnering with Amazon, but another big-name public cloud integration that flew under the radar this week also highlights where the company is headed as enterprises ...

  • October 13, 2016 13 Oct'16

    Amid rising cloud computing confidence, IBM's SoftLayer shift resonates

    Three years after its purchase of SoftLayer, IBM has finally coalesced its cloud computing strategy around the cloud platform and is winning new IT fans.

  • October 05, 2016 05 Oct'16

    Will Azure price cuts lure more on-prem users to the cloud?

    The latest Azure price cuts may not mean much to those using higher-level services, but they're an incentive for on-premises users Microsoft wants to entice to the cloud.

  • September 30, 2016 30 Sep'16

    Azure upgrades flesh out platform, improve throughput

    A number of Azure upgrades rolled out by Microsoft this week aim to fill gaps in the service and solidify the platform as the biggest competitor to Amazon Web Services.

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  • September 21, 2016 21 Sep'16

    Will Oracle IaaS lure IT shops from public cloud leaders?

    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 16 Sep'16

    Cloud cost management refines, but plenty of room for improvement

    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 14 Sep'16

    Evernote's move to Google downplays cloud lock-in concerns

    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 09 Sep'16

    Google API management leapfrogs AWS with Apigee deal

    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 09 Sep'16

    Can Virtustream succeed as a niche public cloud?

    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 ...

  • September 01, 2016 01 Sep'16

    VCloud Air becomes a role player in VMware's cloud strategy

    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 30 Aug'16

    VMware boosts its multicloud management

    VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which make it easier to control a multicloud environment.

  • August 26, 2016 26 Aug'16

    Rackspace acquisition positions company for more managed services

    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 19 Aug'16

    Google database services get an upgrade

    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 11 Aug'16

    Google cloud continues enterprise push amid more disruption

    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.