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  • Equinix ups the stakes with compliance for co-lo customers

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 24 Feb 2011
  • Data center and Internet Business Exchange (IBX) giant Equinix has taken a bold step up the stack in a way that may show what enterprises are expecting as they look at private cloud...and also ...

  • Eucalyptus and Red Hat sitting in a tree

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 Jan 2011
  • K-I-S-S-I-N-G Eucalyptus has announced it is in a technical partnership with Red Hat to bundle Deltacloud, Red Hat's cloud platform project with the much more mature Eucalyptus platform. Check out ...

  • What happened to SimpleCDN?

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 14 Dec 2010
  • SimpleCDN had a simple premise: people will buy into a cheap, reliable content distribution network (CDN). Turns out it was too cheap, and maybe too cavalier with its choice of customers. As a ...

  • A roundup of the latest Amazon updates: Warp drive, Mr. Sulu

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 10 Dec 2010
  • Despite blowback from refusing to supply services to whistleblower website WikiLeaks, controversy over congestion, uptime and customer service (or lack thereof), it seems that cloud computing giant ...

  • How Azure actually works, courtesy of Mark Russinovich

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 01 Nov 2010
  • Mark Russinovich -- Microsoft technical fellow, a lead on the Azure platform and a renowned Windows expert -- took pains at PDC '10 (Watch the "Inside Windows Azure" session here) to lay out a ...

  • Amazon does not oversubscribe

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 07 Oct 2010
  • Amazon CTO Werner Vogels said on Twitter that AWS does not oversubscribe its services. "If you launch an instance type you get the performance you ask (and pay) for, period. No oversubscription," ...

  • I saw AT&T's cloud

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 29 Sep 2010
  • ...and it was dense. I toured an AT&T Internet Data Center (IDC) facility this morning, in dear old Watertown, MA. It's impressive; lots of new, gleaming white PVC and galvanized steel tubing. ...

  • Vroom: Cloud on wheels

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 17 Sep 2010
  • The flexibility of cloud computing services appears to be extending to the physical infrastructure itself. Researchers point to new examples of the rapidly maturing “shipping container data center” ...

  • Verizon/VMware hybrid cloud missing key feature

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 14 Sep 2010
  • Is anyone else amused by Verizon’s puffed up claims to dominance in the cloud computing market? In the wake of the vCloud Director unveiling at VMworld 2010, industry analysts made a huge fuss of ...

  • Eli Lilly - Amazon Web Services story still stands

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 30 Jul 2010
  • This week I wrote a story about Eli Lilly's struggle with Amazon Web Services over legal indemnification issues. Sources told us that Eli Lilly was walking away from contract negotiations with AWS ...