Cloud automation and orchestration
- November 02, 2018
The Managed CockroachDB distributed database cloud service targets megascale workloads but faces stiff competition from public cloud players Microsoft, AWS and Google.
- November 09, 2016
Public cloud and big banks weren't always a good fit, but financial juggernauts have gone beyond their four walls to test the waters of hyperscale cloud computing.
- July 19, 2016
IT pros use everything from common sense to new tools to determine the best deal for running workloads in their own data centers or in the public cloud.
- September 29, 2015
As users spin up new cloud services without IT input, many enterprises find themselves in the thick of hybrid cloud without a formal management strategy in place.
- May 08, 2014
HP unveiled Helion, which marks a major commitment to cloud and a much-needed step toward its competition.
- May 08, 2014
Experts' eyes are on AWS, IBM and Microsoft after Google acquires cloud monitoring startup Stackdriver.
- February 18, 2014
SoftLayer holds the key to IBM's enterprise hardware and software success -- as long as its competitive strategies work against AWS, Google and Azure.
- September 30, 2013
After coming late to the autoscaling game this year, Microsoft continues to add features that appeal to both CFOs and busy DevOps teams.
- May 15, 2013
Cloud computing purists say true clouds require portals for self-service, but those who've actually deployed portals are in the minority.
- April 06, 2012
Citrix has gone its own way on cloud OSes with CloudStack but claims it doesn't want to kill OpenStack. However, it officially ended Project Olympus.
- April 04, 2012
While it may seem counterintuitive, some cloud services providers say customers opt to use multiple clouds for DevOps, disaster recovery and more.
- October 04, 2011
Rick Parker has the daunting task of transforming a traditional IT department into a cloud-ready organization. Can he do it?
- February 03, 2010
Adaptive Computing and UC4 are updating their IT automation software, an essential ingredient to glue together the elements of a private cloud.
- December 02, 2009
Application management firm Elastra is thinking outside the cloud -- despite its Amazon Web Services roots.
- July 24, 2009
Attendees at OSCON discussed the need for automation in the cloud beyond the ability to spin up new server instances and focuses on workload redistribution, monitoring and scaling.