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June 25, 2014
Rackspace is pushing bare-metal IaaS and containerization as it faces an uncertain future.
June 05, 2014
A public cloud is supposed to bring cost savings to the enterprise, but a private cloud build may be cheaper, depending on your consumption model.
April 04, 2014
Cloud portability -- moving from one cloud service provider to another -- isn't impossible; you just need to know how to land.
March 19, 2014
Spot instances were introduced by Amazon five years ago, but some AWS shops are just hitting their stride with novel use cases for the instance type.
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In the quest for IaaS domination, Google is stating its case against AWS. But is Google Compute Engine still too new to compete? Continue Reading
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When asked about cloud success stories, most IT pros point to Netflix. But daily cloud wins from smaller companies may mean more in the long term. Continue Reading
A 'naked cloud' takes a minimalist approach to cloud computing, but is it right for enterprises? Continue Reading
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Enterprises are investing in IT-operated cloud services -- so, what's the problem? Cloud services' value is moot without cloud-ready applications. Continue Reading
Cost, manageability and risk assessment all must be analyzed carefully when selecting a cloud storage system. Continue Reading
Becoming stuck with one vendor can be a nightmare scenario for IT. Proper cloud project planning, however, can avoid vendor lock-in. Continue Reading