- February 25, 2016
Spotify surprised industry observers by becoming one of the most high-profile cloud customers for Google, which is trying to shake the image that it can't compete with Amazon and Microsoft.
- February 18, 2016
To boost OpenStack adoption, the open source project continues to push into new areas. But are disparate projects and users' competing needs creating friction in the community?
- February 12, 2016
The Rackspace cloud model of managing others' resources extends to a fellow OpenStack vendor for the first time, with support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.
- February 12, 2016
Two years after launching Verizon Cloud with lofty ambitions, Verizon this week quietly told customers it plans to shut down its public cloud offering.
- February 11, 2016
The Internet giant predicts a tipping point for adoption of its public cloud offering, despite lingering questions about the size of its enterprise customer base and maturity of the platform.
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- February 08, 2016
Container security is central to CoreOS' first production release of container runtime rkt, which it sees as better suited than Docker for large-scale deployments.
- February 04, 2016
The heaviest hitters in Docker Linux cloud containers are still Amazon and Google, whose battle is reaching a fever pitch, as Microsoft Azure gears up to join in.
- January 29, 2016
IT analysts expect markedly increased adoption in 2016 across all layers of the cloud stack, with IaaS leading the growth and higher-end services becoming more attractive.
- January 22, 2016
Docker has acquired Unikernel Systems to expand its capabilities with microservices and connected devices and continue to simplify the developer experience.
- January 21, 2016
Public cloud vendors improved uptime percentages in 2015, while customers have learned to better handle cloud outages and what works best in their environments.
- January 20, 2016
Once considered difficult, if not impossible, to achieve, high-performance cloud storage is becoming a reality for some enterprise IT shops.
- January 15, 2016
Microsoft Azure will reduce VM cloud prices next month by up to 17%, tapping into customers' cost sensitivity around this time of year when budgets are top of mind.
- January 14, 2016
Microsoft is facing off against archrival Amazon in the race to establish cloud IoT services, but its Azure IoT Suite still has some key components missing or in preview.
- January 12, 2016
Linode's response to a series of cloud security threats to its hosting service illustrates the balancing act of providing the appropriate level of information to users to assuage their concerns.
- December 22, 2015
New Google cloud features for containers and big data highlighted the platform improvements in 2015. It was also a year for surprise partnerships and continued efforts to rein in costs.