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  • Eli Lilly lands on Bluelock cloud?

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 25 Jan 2011
  • Back in August we reported that pharmaceutical giant, Eli Lilly was looking for additional cloud providers to Amazon, for better support. Lilly has picked Indiana-based hosting and cloud provider, ...

  • Asia cloud driven by broadband, poised to grow

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 Jan 2011
  • A new report from the 451 Group paints a picture of cloud computing poised to spread but bound by limits of infrastructure. It's still a tiny fraction of the IT market but advanced Asian ...

  • 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 ...

  • CloudSwitch launches v2.0

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 13 Dec 2010
  • Startup, CloudSwitch has released version 2.0 of its software that lets enterprise users connect their private data centers with cloud computing services and crucially, extends their internal ...

  • 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 ...

  • Food fight! Rackspace ditched for AWS

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 09 Nov 2010
  • Web company Mixpanel delivered an informative tirade on why they are leaving Rackspace Cloud for Amazon Web Services (AWS) today. The story basically boils down to "AWS is better potting soil for ...

  • Abiquo lines up more VC dough, releases v1.7

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 01 Nov 2010
  • On route to the Cloud Computing Expo this week, I ducked into Abiquo's offices in Redwood City to catch up with CEO, Pete Malcolm. By the end of the year he said the cloud management startup will ...

  • 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” ...