- September 30, 2014
Enterprise cloud computing has reached the tipping point where shared expertise will simplify deployment models, according to the Open Data Center Alliance.
- September 25, 2014
CloudBees is the latest small PaaS provider to bow out, leaving enterprise IT questioning the market as larger vendors squeeze out remaining players.
- September 22, 2014
Cloud experts are fighting to protect cloud's good name following the recent iCloud hack, but public opinion is not easily swayed. However, cloud may not be hackers' primary target -- for now.
- September 12, 2014
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
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, ...
Sponsored by Iron Mountain - In just a few short years, ransomware has emerged as one of cybersecurity’s most dominant, persistent and treacherous threats. In 2016, ransomware payments reached more than $1 billion, according to the FBI, up from just $24 million paid in 2015. The spike in payments is increasing the velocity and variety of attacks exponentially: In 2017 ransomware on the dark market has grown by 2,500%. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - Global organizations are expected to spend $1.2 trillion on digital transformation technologies in 2017, according to IDC. And going forward, this investment will grow to the tune of 18% a year, reaching $2 trillion in 2020. See More
Sponsored by NTT - Though the jury is still out over what constitutes successful digital transformation, there is no question about the immense excitement in this area as organizations seek to re-architect their IT environments to be more agile and responsive to modern business needs. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
- September 09, 2014
VMware's vCloud Air moves could push more conservative enterprise IT shops to transition away from the traditional data center.
- September 03, 2014
Four years after OpenStack's debut, many enterprises are still working through integration, upgrade and cost issues.
- August 19, 2014
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.
- August 13, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.