Cloud interoperability and portability
- February 06, 2017
Enterprises need a multicloud strategy to juggle AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform, but the long-held promise of portability remains more dream than reality.
- 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.
- March 23, 2016
Hoping to commercialize their own IP and industry expertise, organizations in healthcare, financial services and other vertical markets are creating a new breed of cloud service.
- December 18, 2015
Microsoft rolls out a series of updates to StorSimple to extend its hybrid cloud storage capabilities to more workloads on-premises and in the cloud.
- June 11, 2015
Enterprises that want greater flexibility will start to deploy a mix of IaaS platforms. But interoperability issues must be addressed first.
- June 11, 2015
Cisco added 35 vendors to its Intercloud Marketplace to build IT a one-stop portal for cloud management.
- May 19, 2015
With new federated identity standards, OpenStack is closer to delivering on the promise of being able to scale and switch between cloud vendors.
- April 30, 2015
Migrating workloads between clouds can be an expensive and tedious process. IT can alleviate that burden, however, with the right automation tools.
- April 01, 2015
With Cisco's Intercloud Fabric, users can migrate workloads across different public and private clouds. But are enterprises really ready for a multi-cloud world?
- December 20, 2012
Does big data make you blush? Is cloud innovation dead? IT pros sound off on which cloud computing trends should stay and which should go in 2013.
- November 15, 2012
Cloud Foundry Core, a new VMware PaaS tool, aims to make applications more portable across clouds. Most enterprises aren't there yet, however.
- August 28, 2012
IT managers have more cloud options thanks to increasingly flexible management tools, though much of the technology has yet to be proven.
- August 25, 2010
Preaching 'open clouds and open standards,' the latest updates to Red Hat's Cloud Foundations software promote consistency across numerous clouds and platforms.
- July 24, 2009
Attendees at OSCON discussed the need for automation in the cloud beyond the ability to spin up new server instances and focuses on workload redistribution, monitoring and scaling.