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  • Skytap eyes alternatives to Savvis

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 14 Nov 2011
  • Cloud test and dev service provider, Skytap plans to expand to other colo facilities beyond its Savvis data center in Tukwila, Washington, next year, according to Brett Goodwin, VP of marketing and ...

  • Cloud-connected cars turn my stomach

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 10 Nov 2011
  • I got a glimpse of the future of driving this week and it made me feel a bit queasy. I sat in the new Tesla Motors electric car at the GigaOm Roadmap conference in San Francisco and it's a ...

  • OpSource, Rackspace upset cloud software market

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 08 Nov 2011
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) providers, OpSource and Rackspace, threw their hats into the cloud software ring this week, disrupting the traditional enterprise software market and other ...

  • DuraCloud launches preservation service

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 31 Oct 2011
  • Universities, cultural heritage organizations and libraries around the world – there’s a cloud service for you now too. It’s an open source offering developed by not-for-profit organization, ...

  • Why cloud marketplaces are taking off

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 24 Oct 2011
  • Just this week two different cloud marketplaces went live, Equinix's cloud marketplace and Synnex’s CloudSolv. Both claim to bring buyers and sellers of cloud services together under one roof ...

  • OpenStack: teenager or toddler?

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 11 Oct 2011
  • The OpenStack project’s release of Diablo a few weeks ago invited comparisons to adolescence, but after attending the OpenStack Conference in Boston last week, that analogy strikes me as premature. ...

  • IBM snaps up Platform Computing for private cloud

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 11 Oct 2011
  • IBM has acquired Platform Computing, a score for the commodity private cloud champions over those pushing expensive, proprietary cloud in a box systems. Historically a strong player in the high ...

  • IBM beefs up SmartCloud

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 10 Oct 2011
  • This week IBM plans to give the world a sneak peak at its latest public and private IBM SmartCloud services and software. It's porting SAP, ERP and all database applications to it. And claims new ...

  • Cloud customer council shares advice from the trenches

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 05 Oct 2011
  • The Cloud Standards Customer Council has posted a document called the Practical Guide to Cloud Computing, which offers IT pros basic advice on how to get started in the cloud. The council includes ...

  • HP hires some cloud cred

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 03 Oct 2011
  • HP has hired John Purrier, one of the original project leads for OpenStack from Rackspace, to run its HP Cloud Services unit. [Ed note: Is he nuts!?] Purrier is due to give a keynote at the ...

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