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    Azure licensing reduces pay-as-you-go options

    Changes to Azure licensing options that streamline pay-as-you-go options underscore Microsoft's subscription-based business model and its commitment to channel partners.

  • January 18, 2017 18 Jan'17

    IT shops see cloud computing adoption as a way to disrupt competitors

    The fast pace of cloud adoption in 2016 sets the stage for an even more aggressive migration in 2017. Will it help IT shops become disruptors instead of being disrupted?

  • January 12, 2017 12 Jan'17

    Google key management keeps pace with AWS, Azure

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  • December 29, 2016 29 Dec'16

    Google focuses GCP on machine learning and data analytics

    Google bet big in 2016 on machine learning and data analytics as differentiators for its cloud platform to make a stronger case to enterprise customers.

  • December 23, 2016 23 Dec'16

    Azure features expanded in 2016 as Microsoft solidified its platform

    The range of Azure features continued to advance in 2016, while Microsoft solidified the underlying platform and customers continued to await the delayed debut of Azure Stack.

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  • December 21, 2016 21 Dec'16

    Cloud data center expansion becomes an arms race among heavy hitters

    Major providers spent billions on cloud data center expansion in 2016 to extend their global reach, as well as address proximity and data residency concerns.

  • December 16, 2016 16 Dec'16

    Plan to kill Cisco public cloud highlights the investment needed to compete

    The graveyard of public clouds is littered with traditional IT vendors, and it's about to get a bit more crowded. Cisco has confirmed a report by The Register that it will shut down its Cisco ...

  • December 02, 2016 02 Dec'16

    Multicloud computing bliss not yet a reality for all IT shops

    Experts predict multicloud computing will be a top enterprise trend in 2017, but some cloud users question whether the touted benefits are worth the jump over significant IT management hurdles.

  • November 28, 2016 28 Nov'16

    Q&A: Google hardware challenges in the cloud

    Bart Sano, Google vice president of platforms, talks about Google hardware choices in the context of enterprise demands, migration challenges and the next wave of cloud computing.

  • November 23, 2016 23 Nov'16

    Dyn deal: Native Oracle DNS signals cloud intentions

    Oracle DNS capabilities will likely soon be native following the acquisition of prominent provider Dyn, which will be critical in a market where most workloads are internet-facing.

  • November 15, 2016 15 Nov'16

    Google cloud consulting service a two-way street

    Google received plenty of attention when it reshuffled its various cloud services under one business-friendly umbrella, but tucked within that news was a move that also could pay big dividends down ...

  • November 11, 2016 11 Nov'16

    Kubernetes support signals Switzerland play for Azure Container Service

    Azure Container Service isn't picking sides in the debate about orchestration, adding Kubernetes support and offering more variety than its public cloud peers.

  • November 09, 2016 09 Nov'16

    Public cloud and big banks finally on the same page

    Public cloud and big banks weren't always a good fit, but financial juggernauts have gone beyond their four walls to test the waters of hyperscale cloud computing.

  • November 03, 2016 03 Nov'16

    Oracle IaaS has foothold with legacy shops, plays catch-up to AWS

    Oracle hopes to rival public cloud giant AWS in the IaaS market, and while it could win over legacy Oracle shops, it needs to attract developers and non-Oracle users, too.

  • November 03, 2016 03 Nov'16

    IBM hybrid storage play acknowledges enterprise realities

    The recent IBM hybrid storage push aims to court enterprise clients with resources on premises and in the public cloud -- and offer something AWS doesn't.