• August 19, 2016 19 Aug'16

    Google database services get an upgrade

    The last of the Google database services still in testing are now generally available, as the cloud provider looks to flesh out its big data tools and meet enterprise demands.

  • August 11, 2016 11 Aug'16

    Google cloud continues enterprise push amid more disruption

    Google Cloud Platform kicked off August by adding security features, dropping prices and buying an ISV-focused startup, but networking continues to be a bugaboo.

  • August 02, 2016 02 Aug'16

    Azure big data tools lure enterprises to the public cloud

    With its now-available SQL Data Warehouse big data service, Microsoft aims to coax customers' on-premises data management into the cloud and keep pace with Amazon Web Services.

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    CenturyLink cloud strategy hinges on hybrid, midmarket

    Battling for its life against bigger cloud players, CenturyLink is repositioning to appeal to IT shops trying to manage a growing number of public and private cloud resources.

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    In the fine print: Dissecting a cloud service agreement

    A cloud service agreement helps providers and users know what to expect before going into business together – but it's crucial to read the fine print and understand the different commitments for ...

  • Sponsored News

    • Converged Systems, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

      Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More

    • Why Cloud Is Driving Innovation and a Must-Do for Midsize Organizations

      Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More

    • Considerations for Deploying Hybrid Clouds on Microsoft® Azure™ and Cloud Platform

      To stay competitive, businesses must innovate and grow while improving time to market, increasing ROI and decreasing TCO. One of the biggest challenges in achieving these goals is growing complexity in the data center. In order to succeed in the new technology landscape, IT must embrace simplicity. Federating public and private cloud resources allows organizations to streamline IT services and run Microsoft workloads in the most optimized and appropriate environments. See More

    • Windows Server 2016: Implications for Converged Solutions

      The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More

    View All Sponsored News
  • July 28, 2016 28 Jul'16

    Latest Xen bug has limited impact on cloud users

    Another Xen bug generated some headlines this week, but it's much ado about nothing for most cloud consumers.

  • July 20, 2016 20 Jul'16

    Data privacy in the spotlight with Privacy Shield, Microsoft

    Data privacy continues to be a hot-button issue on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Privacy Shield agreement and a big win for Microsoft providing some clarity to this still murky issue.

  • July 19, 2016 19 Jul'16

    Tapping next-gen app markets, DigitalOcean adds block storage

    Customers seeking to scale out memory independent of compute resources are the focus of a block storage addition from cloud hosting provider DigitalOcean.

  • July 19, 2016 19 Jul'16

    Users still seek to resolve the public vs. private cloud cost debate

    IT pros use everything from common sense to new tools to determine the best deal for running workloads in their own data centers or in the public cloud.

  • July 13, 2016 13 Jul'16

    Microsoft delays Azure Stack, will sell it only through OEMs

    Waiting another six months for Microsoft's Azure Stack will be a hiccup to some IT shops, but narrowing their hardware choices for it will be far less welcomed.

  • June 24, 2016 24 Jun'16

    End of Dell Cloud Manager shows slow growth in multicloud

    Shuttering Dell Cloud Manager, an early piece of Dell's move to trusted adviser in public cloud, underscores that the multicloud market has been more hype than reality -- at least so far.

  • June 22, 2016 22 Jun'16

    Samsung-Joyent deal promises scale, openness to soothe user fears

    Samsung seeks to beef up its mobile apps with cloud provider Joyent, which can now refocus and scale up its standing in the cloud services market -- but the effect to customers is unclear.

  • June 17, 2016 17 Jun'16

    Price isn't everything: Google bets big on machine learning

    Google sees machine learning and deep analytics as the future of the cloud, as it seeks a strategy to stand out from the crowd beyond price.

  • June 08, 2016 08 Jun'16

    Helion Cloud Suite redefines HPE hybrid cloud strategy

    HPE consolidated seven offerings from its Helion platform to ease cloud migrations -- and its customers are encouraged.

  • May 27, 2016 27 May'16

    SAP cloud embrace helps feed the beast for AWS, Azure

    SAP cloud certification for HANA on Azure and AWS extends the software giant's reach, but also provides another means for enterprises to port massive amounts of data to the two cloud platforms.