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  • September 12, 2014 12 Sep'14

    Azure outage drudging up concerns about cloud's capabilities

    Microsoft is the latest cloud provider to suffer an outage and send the IT world into a state of frenzy. Customers are questioning the capabilities of cloud computing, but are they overreacting?

  • September 10, 2014 10 Sep'14

    New Google cloud VP hire could signal open-source embrace

    A former Red Hat executive has apparently taken the reins of Google Cloud Platform, in a move that could signal a bigger embrace of the open-source community by the cloud provider. Brian Stevens, ...

  • September 09, 2014 09 Sep'14

    VMware's vCloud Air makes renewed cloud push

    VMware's vCloud Air moves could push more conservative enterprise IT shops to transition away from the traditional data center.

  • September 03, 2014 03 Sep'14

    OpenStack adoption creeps toward corporate acceptance

    Four years after OpenStack's debut, many enterprises are still working through integration, upgrade and cost issues.

  • August 19, 2014 19 Aug'14

    Google fills the gap between IaaS and PaaS

    Google wants to merge the worlds of IaaS and PaaS to create a single continuum of services for customers. It's likely a sign of things to come from all the major public cloud vendors as they look to cover their bases in the maturing market.

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  • August 13, 2014 13 Aug'14

    Office 365 ProPlus silent patch signals trouble in paradise

    Trouble could be looming for Microsoft after a silent patch locked Office 365 users out of their applications for days. What does the issue mean for customers operating Office 365?

  • August 13, 2014 13 Aug'14

    IaaS cloud race far from over

    Amazon Web Services remains the frontrunner in the IaaS cloud market, but Microsoft Azure has made strides to improve its cloud. Can Microsoft capitalize on its advantages and make a bigger dent?

  • August 12, 2014 12 Aug'14

    'There's some truth' to Pivotal PaaS criticism

    DevOps pioneer Andrew Clay Shafer, recently hired by Pivotal, says the PaaS provider has some work to do to get its various business units on the same page. He also discusses the hype and reality of DevOps, big data and containers like Docker.

  • August 05, 2014 05 Aug'14

    With the foundation laid, can HP's cloud house stand?

    HP has invested heavily in a variety of platforms -- like the newly released HP Helion VPC -- to become a force in cloud computing. Ultimately, it may need a game-changing technology to win love in this hardscrabble market.

  • August 01, 2014 01 Aug'14

    Federal court ruling on data localization could have major impacts on the cloud

    A federal court ruling on the government’s access to data stored offshore by U.S.-based companies could have far-reaching impacts on the cloud market. A federal district judge in New York ruled ...

  • July 28, 2014 28 Jul'14

    Database technology treks into the next generation

    Database technology is soaring into its next evolution and heading to the cloud. What impact, if any, will it have on big data and Hadoop?

  • July 23, 2014 23 Jul'14

    IBM SoftLayer a few pieces short of a finished puzzle

    IBM's heavy investment in SoftLayer over the first 12 months got the attention of many IT shops. But some say IBM needs to deliver more before they can commit.

  • July 11, 2014 11 Jul'14

    Google's container management project creates Kumbaya moment

    Red Hat, Microsoft, IBM, others are backing an open-source effort led by Google to develop a containerization management tool for startup Docker.

  • July 08, 2014 08 Jul'14

    Dell's latest tactic centers on cloud broker service

    Dell's upcoming cloud broker service is its latest in a string of cloud strategies. Will this one be the winner?

  • July 02, 2014 02 Jul'14

    Rackspace's public struggles may lead to private move

    Rackspace is expected to go private this week, rather than continue its search for a suitor. It may not help the company compete in the cloud market.

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