- October 21, 2016
Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.
- October 21, 2016
VMware made waves last week by partnering with Amazon, but another big-name public cloud integration that flew under the radar this week also highlights where the company is headed as enterprises ...
- October 13, 2016
Three years after its purchase of SoftLayer, IBM has finally coalesced its cloud computing strategy around the cloud platform and is winning new IT fans.
- October 05, 2016
The latest Azure price cuts may not mean much to those using higher-level services, but they're an incentive for on-premises users Microsoft wants to entice to the cloud.
- September 30, 2016
A number of Azure upgrades rolled out by Microsoft this week aim to fill gaps in the service and solidify the platform as the biggest competitor to Amazon Web Services.
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 21, 2016
Oracle turns to bare metal and containers to craft an IaaS platform that's friendlier for enterprise scale-out, but is it compelling enough versus entrenched public cloud rivals?
- September 16, 2016
Managing cloud costs offers different challenges than on-premises budgeting. While users and providers are getting better, it's still a maturing space.
- September 14, 2016
Cloud lock-in continues to fall down the list of concerns for companies willing to accept the tradeoff to tap into a platform's higher-level services.
- September 09, 2016
Google API management tools get a major upgrade with Apigee to support designing and maintaining APIs to fit enterprise needs -- plus the chance to one-up market leader AWS.
- September 09, 2016
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
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
VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which make it easier to control a multicloud environment.
- August 26, 2016
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
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
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.