• February 25, 2016 25 Feb'16

    Spotify moves to Google cloud with eyes on big data

    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 18 Feb'16

    OpenStack adoption stays niche with new deployment prospects

    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 12 Feb'16

    Rackspace cloud extends OpenStack management to Red Hat

    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 12 Feb'16

    Verizon Cloud joins casualty list amid public IaaS exodus

    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 11 Feb'16

    Google enterprise cloud challenge unlikely to be solved soon

    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 08 Feb'16

    CoreOS brings different approach to container security

    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 04 Feb'16

    Cloud containers race heats up between Amazon and Google

    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 29 Jan'16

    Expect growth higher up the cloud stack in 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 22 Jan'16

    Docker looks to the future with Unikernel Systems buy

    Docker has acquired Unikernel Systems to expand its capabilities with microservices and connected devices and continue to simplify the developer experience.

  • January 21, 2016 21 Jan'16

    Cloud outage audit update: The challenges with uptime

    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 20 Jan'16

    High-performance cloud storage no longer a pipe dream

    Once considered difficult, if not impossible, to achieve, high-performance cloud storage is becoming a reality for some enterprise IT shops.

  • January 15, 2016 15 Jan'16

    Cloud price cuts continue with Azure, but don't expect a trend

    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 14 Jan'16

    Microsoft's IoT Hub lags behind Azure IoT Suite

    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 12 Jan'16

    Linode cloud security response draws praise, raises concerns

    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 22 Dec'15

    Google cloud features grow up in 2015, but work remains

    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.