Cloud application migration
- February 19, 2020
Google Cloud's push into large enterprise accounts continues with the acquisition of Cornerstone, but IBM has taken steps to protect its System Z installed base.
- January 10, 2020
Forbes has moved its publishing operations to Google Cloud for continued growth, better audience engagement and streamlined operations. Forbes Chief Digital Officer Salah Zalatimo explains why.
- November 01, 2019
Google Cloud Platform's networking capabilities have gotten a boost with the introduction of bring your own IP addresses, a move aimed to ease cloud migrations for customers.
- September 05, 2019
Microsoft's move to acquire Movere is a bet that the startup's IT infrastructure monitoring and analysis tools can help it attract more on-premises workloads to Azure.
- March 29, 2019
Google Cloud wants to tap Teradata and Netezza's installed base with a new migration service for BigQuery. It may appeal most to new or smaller deployments.
- March 20, 2019
Turbonomic's latest update focuses on not just ensuring cloud application performance but keeping the cost of cloud management in check.
- February 19, 2019
IBM's extension of its Watson AI services beyond the IBM Cloud to users on other cloud platforms impressed IBM Think attendees, but is it ready for enterprise use? Meanwhile, IBM's hybrid cloud and ...
- January 31, 2019
Google's NoSQL document database, Cloud Firestore, is now generally available to offer better scale and reliability for mobile and IoT apps and keep pace with AWS and Azure services.
- May 14, 2018
The latest Google acquisition is all about the enterprise market, as it aims to fold in Velostrata to ease the transition from private data centers to its public cloud.
- November 17, 2017
Oracle roadshow keynoters count six alternative routes to adopting cloud computing technology, and they note that the best implementations demand a deep understanding of the customer.
- April 13, 2017
IT organizations that rely on AIX-based applications still whirring away may feel the cloud computing age is passing them by -- but help is on the way.
- April 13, 2017
Legacy Visual Basic apps built for Windows desktops are in dire need of a reworking for the cloud and mobile age. Laborious manual code conversion is giving way to automation.
- March 21, 2017
For all its power, cloud and mobile technology cannot succeed if its features are a poor match for a business's digital transformation needs. Transformation mapping can help.
- December 23, 2016
The range of Azure features continued to advance in 2016, while Microsoft solidified the underlying platform and customers continued to await the delayed debut of Azure Stack.
- November 09, 2016
The Parse mobile backend as a service shuts down on Jan. 27, 2017. If your Parse migration is not already complete, there's precious little time left. What are you waiting for?
- June 01, 2016
Neat retires its legacy desktop cash-register receipt scanning app and moves to the cloud with SaaS subscription-based software and expertise from a contract programming house.
- May 27, 2016
SAP cloud certification for HANA on Azure and AWS extends the software giant's reach, but also provides another means for enterprises to port massive amounts of data to the two cloud platforms.
- April 01, 2016
New Microsoft Azure cloud services rolled out this week tackle the latest trends for developers around serverless, event-driven computing and microservices.
- February 08, 2016
Container security is central to CoreOS' first production release of container runtime rkt, which it sees as better suited than Docker for large-scale deployments.
- February 04, 2016
The heaviest hitters in Docker Linux cloud containers are still Amazon and Google, whose battle is reaching a fever pitch, as Microsoft Azure gears up to join in.
- January 22, 2016
Docker has acquired Unikernel Systems to expand its capabilities with microservices and connected devices and continue to simplify the developer experience.
- December 02, 2015
Even the most cursory glance at cloud service offerings makes you immediately see why nearly every company is there today. It's cheap, it's fast, and at the larger providers like AWS, it's even ...
- November 17, 2015
Technical skills will always be important for IT, but in the world of cloud, it's the non-technical and business expertise that really shines through.
- March 17, 2015
As SaaS apps continue to infiltrate the enterprise, they're freeing up precious resources -- and reshaping IT's role.
- January 30, 2015
Private Docker repositories are available through the Google Container Registry -- a move to help secure and deploy private container images.
- December 05, 2014
Hoping to get a leg up on Amazon and Microsoft, IBM partners with Docker to create applications that can shuttle between on premise and cloud environments.
- November 05, 2014
Google is adding a string of new features to boost its standing in the cloud, including Google Container Engine and new connectivity.
- October 09, 2014
Verizon has turned its focus away from IaaS and toward private cloud for enterprise customers, but analysts are still advising caution.
- June 11, 2014
Containerization startup Docker now offers enterprise support and received backing from yet another major cloud industry player this week.
- April 02, 2014
While culture shock in the cloud is a common problem, it can -- and should -- be overcome for IT to deliver the most business value.
- March 06, 2014
Google will throw down the gauntlet for Amazon Web Services this year with new two new features in Google Compute Engine, industry sources said.
- December 12, 2013
In this Q&A, Todd DeCapua of Shunra Software Ltd. discusses considerations for minimizing risk and maximizing benefits in a migration to cloud.
- November 12, 2013
For enterprises trying to decide between a public or private cloud, the best choice may be a little bit of both.
- October 07, 2013
What's to become of all the new companies popping up in cloud computing? What IT pros should know before they buy.
- September 25, 2013
IBM's cloud VP discusses Nirvanix and Cloud Foundry partnerships, as well as IBM's roadmap plans for software-defined environments.
- September 18, 2013
Following news of the Nirvanix collapse, IT pros say a multicloud strategy is needed to protect against cloud vendor failures, despite added costs.
- September 06, 2013
Companies using cloud app deployment tools from startups such as Ravello Systems and CloudVelocity say they simplify the test and dev process.
- May 21, 2013
Financial, government and healthcare industries must overcome data security breaches and regulatory issues for a successful cloud migration.
- May 09, 2013
Despite a recent, costly server upgrade, Harvard Business Publishing opted to migrate to the cloud. Is the risk worth the potential rewards?
- March 15, 2013
There's no silver bullet yet for complete soup-to-nuts public cloud migrations, experts say.
- March 15, 2013
Cloud migration tools are on the market that can address private cloud to public cloud migration issues, but users often choose to go it alone.
- December 11, 2012
IT managers are better off using carrots to motivate end-user engagement with SaaS, Badgeville's CEO argues, rather than the threat of a stick.
- December 04, 2012
VMware and EMC's new Pivotal Initiative combines the two companies' cloud application development and big data efforts under a new organization.
- December 03, 2012
IT pros can build cloud app templates using tools like AWS CloudFormation, but VMware hopes they'll consider its new vFabric Application Director.
- July 20, 2012
VMware has made several moves recently to broaden its market base beyond virtualization. Could a cloud-focused spin-off be next?
- July 10, 2012
Amazon Web Services' outages last month underline some users' and experts' beliefs that cloud deployments can help prevent system downtime.
- May 10, 2012
PaaS is a quick fix for companies looking to deploy new apps, but established firms with legacy apps may consider it a dirty word.
- March 29, 2012
Consumerization isn’t just end user versus IT. Some IT pros bypass management to create public cloud apps that speed test-and-dev projects.
- February 28, 2012
Dell adds virtual data backup and DR product AppAssure to its growing lineup of must-haves for the PC and server supplier's cloud services pitch.
- November 17, 2011
Small companies may feel they have less to lose when putting business assets in the cloud than risk-averse enterprises.
- October 18, 2011
Apple's recent cloud services problems say a lot about the challenges of real-time services in the cloud. Namely, think twice about who you trust to store data and applications.
- September 12, 2011
By choosing the open source OpenStack software to run its cloud, HP made a sneaky move to push more services that run on its software and hardware.
- August 29, 2011
VMware vCloud Datacenter Global Connect aims to hook together service providers into a single global cloud.
- August 16, 2011
Getting applications to users is an IT department's main function. But cloud -- public, private and hybrid -- is fundamentally altering that job.
- August 08, 2011
One way to dynamically control resources in the cloud is through application delivery controllers. But this "cloud bursting" tactic has some hurdles.
- August 05, 2011
Two vendors' personal struggles with building a private cloud provide a taste of what's coming for the enterprise data center.
- July 29, 2011
When it comes to cloud computing, enterprises need individual, complex solutions. Cloud-in-a-box or everything-on AWS attitudes simply won't work.
- May 27, 2011
Citrix's CEO insists that cloud computing will simplify enterprise IT, but IT pros with experience have heard that one before.
- April 20, 2011
Roughly 70% of IT shops made room in their 2011 budgets for some cloud computing, even though IT pros remain anxious about the usual concerns.
- March 18, 2011
Find out how three IT shops chose cloud computing paths and the common thread between them. Here's a hint: cost played a significant role.
- March 18, 2011
What can HP do to gain instant credibility in the cloud application market? Well, the server giant could shell out billions for Salesforce.com…
- March 02, 2011
A beta program from IBM's Tivoli division may upend the private cloud fight. With Tivoli for VMware, IT shops get an intriguing option for enterprise cloud management.
- February 23, 2011
Legacy applications have surfaced as the true challenge in moving to private cloud.
- December 17, 2010
Amazon Web Services has added a feature that converts VMware files on the fly to EC2 images. Good idea, but it's likely not enough to woo enterprises.
- December 01, 2010
Disney's CIOs are already talking cloud, but hesitancy over potential service provider failures and lock-in has pushed the company toward a more long-term view.
- October 28, 2010
Microsoft has been bragging about its big online apps contracts with New York City and the State of California. But the question remains: are the deals really cloud computing?
- October 22, 2010
Microsoft bests online apps rival Google with massive new contracts for the State of California and New York City.
- October 04, 2010
CA's cloud computing offering gets a fresh shot in the arm with the first update to its 3Tera software since the acquisition in February.
- September 16, 2010
A recent privacy breach in Google's Gmail service raises more red flags around the security of cloud-based applications and data privacy.
- September 10, 2010
Software as a Service brings users without IT resources new capabilities; the price is nice, but features are the draw.
- June 30, 2010
Jesse Robbins ran Amazon's Web operation. Chris Pinkham helped invent EC2. Both have new cloud computing ventures aimed at the enterprise. Is it a horse race or a sign of the times?
- June 22, 2010
Chatter, Salesforce.com's cloud-based social application, is now in general availability, but real-world reactions from users are mixed at best.
- June 18, 2010
Eric Pulier, founder of SOA Software Inc. and head of ServiceMesh, talks to Carl Brooks about the shift to cloud computing among large companies like Deutsche Bank and AT&T.
- June 16, 2010
At the Enterprise 2.0 conference, users wanted real answers and concrete products, not cheerleading. We get cloud computing, they said -- show us the money.
- June 11, 2010
Sriram Chakravarthy, TIBCO's head of cloud strategy, shares the integration giant's views on enterprises and cloud computing.
- May 03, 2010
Can the data integration specialists avoid getting lost in the Big Blue Sea and become part of IBM's cloud strategy?
- April 15, 2010
20 vendors have announced support for NetSuite's SuiteCloud 2.0 as the Software as a Service vendor tries to take on market leader Salesforce.com.
- April 08, 2010
The Schumacher Group moved much of its IT load to SaaS providers to mitigate risk.
- April 02, 2010
A vice president at Microsoft calls Google's cloud-based office tools 'confusing' and predicts big wins for Office Online.
- March 25, 2010
Lincoln Property Company and Konica Minolta tell the tale of why they went with Google Apps, along with describing the ups and downs of moving to the cloud.
- March 10, 2010
Google has launched an app store for its business users to integrate online office products and productivity services, but where's the beef?
- February 24, 2010
In a gold-plated buy, billion-dollar IT management firm CA snaps up 3Tera for its point-and-click cloud software.
- February 18, 2010
Salesforce.com's new Chatter collaboration tool is just coming online, but some users already question its usefulness.
- October 29, 2009
Software maker Zeus has announced a new product that will bridge application traffic management across private and public clouds.
- July 01, 2009
Oracle's colorful CEO Larry Ellison took shots at upstart Salesforce.com, but the company remains undeterred by competition. Salesforce has enabled business-line managers to quickly program for the cloud.
- June 26, 2009
This week: HP offers cloud advice, NetSuite hires former Motorola CEO and Oracle head changes his tune on the cloud.
- April 29, 2009
Have you pondered moving data or applications to the cloud? Consider your system requirements and cloud provider capabilities before you choose one of these three application architectures.
- February 12, 2009
While managed hosting providers have signed on to VMware's vCloud as partners, enterprise shops may not be ready for shared, hosted infrastructure?
- November 11, 2008
The NetSuite-HP deal could drive traditional VARs into cloud-based computing and bring NetSuite into the SMB market.
- September 22, 2008
What is in Cloud Computing? Now you can add Oracle Fusion middleware to the list. Plans to make Fusion available via the Amazon Cloud were part of the first day salvo at Oracle Open World in San Francisco.
- June 18, 2008
Red Hat begins its fourth annual summit with the announcement that it has extended its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform to the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.
- February 13, 2008
Service-oriented architecture (SOA) and extreme transaction processing (XTP) make up Oracle Corp.'s vision of the SOA Grid, explains David Chappell, vice president and chief technologist for SOA at Oracle, in the second part of this interview. Of ...