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August 19, 2014
Google wants to merge the worlds of IaaS and PaaS to create a single continuum of services for customers. It's likely a sign of things to come from all the major public cloud vendors as they look to cover their bases in the maturing market.
August 13, 2014
Amazon Web Services remains the frontrunner in the IaaS cloud market, but Microsoft Azure has made strides to improve its cloud. Can Microsoft capitalize on its advantages and make a bigger dent?
July 28, 2014
Database technology is soaring into its next evolution and heading to the cloud. What impact, if any, will it have on big data and Hadoop?
June 25, 2014
Rackspace is pushing bare-metal IaaS and containerization as it faces an uncertain future.
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IT continues to move in new directions, such as managed services and cloud computing -- but some businesses don't want to join the movement. Why are some companies afraid to give up control? Continue Reading
Cloud computing is commonplace for First World nations, but has been pie in the sky for other countries. Cloud-based resources could present an opportunity for emerging economies to join the world market. Continue Reading
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Controlling mission-critical application costs starts with knowing the expenses. With app resource requirements subject to change, knowing the numbers for monthly expenses can prevent budgeting bugaboos. Continue Reading
Some enterprises see migrating mission-critical apps to public cloud as an insurmountable obstacle. But, common sense precautions can smooth the transition of even the most crucial workloads. Continue Reading
Evolution from IaaS to PaaS seems like a no-brainer as the benefits of cloud platforms becomes clear. However, there's no one way to skin a cat, and finding the best path to PaaS means sifting through three possible options. Continue Reading
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A 'naked cloud' takes a minimalist approach to cloud computing, but is it right for enterprises? Continue Reading
Enterprises are investing in IT-operated cloud services -- so, what's the problem? Cloud services' value is moot without cloud-ready applications. Continue Reading
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