• September 09, 2016 09 Sep'16

    Can Virtustream succeed as a niche public cloud?

    Virtustream – not VMware – is the lead public cloud infrastructure provider for the new Dell Technologies, but is its narrow focus enough to sway IT pros? The company, which officially became part ...

  • September 01, 2016 01 Sep'16

    VCloud Air becomes a role player in VMware's cloud strategy

    VCloud Air never got much traction in the public cloud market and now it's being relegated to a bit player in the latest tweak to VMware's cloud strategy.

  • August 30, 2016 30 Aug'16

    VMware boosts its multicloud management

    VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which make it easier to control a multicloud environment.

  • August 26, 2016 26 Aug'16

    Rackspace acquisition positions company for more managed services

    The Rackspace acquisition by Apollo Global Management will make the company privately held and infuse it with cash to double down on its strategy around managed services.

  • 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.

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  • 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 ...

  • 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.