• November 12, 2018 12 Nov'18

    Cloud cost management tools heat up with Apptio sale

    Why does private equity firm Vista Equity Partners want to pay nearly $2 billion for IT spend analytics vendor Apptio? Here's a clue: It's the rise of hybrid cloud.

  • November 08, 2018 08 Nov'18

    Google Cloud Scheduler brings job automation to GCP

    Google's Cloud Scheduler managed service assists with job execution and management for cloud workloads, and it evens another score with AWS and Azure.

  • November 06, 2018 06 Nov'18

    Expanded IBM-VMware partnership eyes hybrid cloud deployments

    A managed cloud service for high availability and additional product integrations for microservices and Watson are the latest fruits of a partnership between IBM and VMware.

  • November 02, 2018 02 Nov'18

    CockroachDB managed database service rises into the cloud

    The Managed CockroachDB distributed database cloud service targets megascale workloads but faces stiff competition from public cloud players Microsoft, AWS and Google.

  • October 31, 2018 31 Oct'18

    Red Hat users: Too soon to draw conclusions on IBM deal

    Some Red Hat users are taking news of the $34 billion sale to IBM in stride, and say it's important to wait and see.

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  • October 29, 2018 29 Oct'18

    IBM, Red Hat customers should watch acquisition closely

    IBM said Red Hat will remain independent after its $34 billion deal goes through, and there are reasons for customers to believe that.

  • October 29, 2018 29 Oct'18

    IBM-Red Hat juggernaut targets hybrid clouds

    IBM and Red Hat plan to build a raft of complementary open source products to capture a huge hunk of the hybrid cloud market, but not offend their respective partners.

  • October 23, 2018 23 Oct'18

    IBM eyes services bid with Multicloud Manager

    Organizations that run applications in a multi-cloud environment could benefit from IBM's Kubernetes-based management platform that supports on-premises and other cloud platforms.

  • September 24, 2018 24 Sep'18

    Google Cloud CTO talks Cloud Services Platform hybrid play

    Google Cloud CTO Brian Stevens envisions an IT landscape where enterprises can more easily develop and manage apps that span on premises and the cloud. Hint: Kubernetes plays a big role.

  • September 24, 2018 24 Sep'18

    Microsoft embraces Azure cloud platform as its strategic heart

    Microsoft's showcase of Azure-based offerings asserts the cloud at the heart of the company's future, and further cements its position against cloud archrival AWS.

  • September 13, 2018 13 Sep'18

    Learn from these Microsoft's Azure outage postmortem takeaways

    Microsoft shed more light on last week's major Azure outage that generally confirm what everyone already knew -  a storm near the Azure South Central US region knocked cooling systems offline and ...

  • September 07, 2018 07 Sep'18

    Azure outage spotlights cloud infrastructure choices

    One difference in Microsoft's cloud infrastructure design may have contributed to the extended outage this week in an Azure region that hit a large number of customers.

  • August 31, 2018 31 Aug'18

    CloudHealth's Kinsella weighs in on VMware, cloud management

    VMware expanded its footprint in cloud management when it acquired CloudHealth Technologies. CloudHealth CTO Joe Kinsella observed the market changes that call for a complex management portfolio.

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    VMware swallows CloudHealth with eye on multi-cloud market

    VMware wants to simplify management of complex multi-cloud environments -- this time through the acquisition of third-party SaaS provider CloudHealth.

  • July 27, 2018 27 Jul'18

    Want the new Google hybrid cloud? You'll need a middleman

    The much ballyhooed Google hybrid cloud architecture earned plaudits for its unique approach, but what didn't get much attention was who will sell and manage it on-premises. Spoiler alert: it's not ...