• May 19, 2015 19 May'15

    Google Compute Engine pricing drops again

    Google has introduced a new instance type and reduced the costs of its IaaS cloud instances by up to 30%, putting new pressure on rival AWS.

  • May 19, 2015 19 May'15

    New OpenStack standards boost cloud interoperability

    With new federated identity standards, OpenStack is closer to delivering on the promise of being able to scale and switch between cloud vendors.

  • May 15, 2015 15 May'15

    Rackspace: Expect more of a leadership role in OpenStack community

    In this Q&A, Rackspace's Private Cloud VP and GM discusses the state of the OpenStack community and the company's plan to strengthen its role in it.

  • May 12, 2015 12 May'15

    'Shark Tank' startups ride Rackspace for Web traffic spike

    'Shark Tank' entrepreneurs often see Web traffic spike and sales skyrocket after the show. The cloud allows them to survive their new product feeding frenzy.

  • May 08, 2015 08 May'15

    Managed cloud a new answer to an old problem

    IT shops that want to use cloud services but don't have the staff or know-how to make it work can benefit from managed cloud services.

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  • May 04, 2015 04 May'15

    New Azure Stack blends data center with cloud apps

    Azure Stack combines PaaS and IaaS to give Microsoft shops a streamlined way to manage and deploy legacy and cloud apps.

  • May 01, 2015 01 May'15

    Azure SQL upgrades are at the forefront of Microsoft’s big data push

    Microsoft's latest round of upgrades to its big data cloud tools include a handful of new Azure SQL offerings that compare to Amazon Redshift.

  • April 30, 2015 30 Apr'15

    Apache CloudStack marches on in OpenStack's shadow

    What CloudStack lacks in corporate sponsorships it makes up for in user appeal and isn't going away any time soon.

  • April 30, 2015 30 Apr'15

    Cloud migration tools help IT usher in multi-cloud era

    Migrating workloads between clouds can be an expensive and tedious process. IT can alleviate that burden, however, with the right automation tools.

  • April 28, 2015 28 Apr'15

    Beware the steep OpenStack install learning curve

    One startup's failed OpenStack install highlights the challenges that remain in implementing the emerging open source cloud platform.

  • April 14, 2015 14 Apr'15

    HP cloud services here to stay, but IaaS ambition shifts

    HP knows its cloud services won't beat AWS, Google and Azure, but its hardware can play an important role in the cloud.

  • April 14, 2015 14 Apr'15

    Universal OpenStack adoption becoming a pipe dream

    Despite backing from major industry players like IBM and HP, OpenStack hasn't met expectations. So what's holding it back?

  • April 14, 2015 14 Apr'15

    Are OpenStack and VMware waging a private cloud war?

    While VMware is the reigning private cloud king, performance and costs issues are driving some enterprise users into the arms of OpenStack.

  • April 07, 2015 07 Apr'15

    Windows Azure emerges as an improved cloud option

    In companies where Windows already has a strong foothold, the Microsoft Azure platform has gained ground against its top competitors. Microsoft has recently added notable features, such as security and container technologies, which are expected to ...

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    Azure Site Recovery expands cloud DR to VMware users

    Azure Site Recovery expands Microsoft's cloud disaster recovery capabilities to VMware users and potentially to other services, too.