Cloud computing SLAs
- March 26, 2020
Microsoft Azure experienced capacity issues in Europe, with some users unable to spin up VMs. The company is taking 'proactive steps' for the future.
- February 13, 2018
An updated Oracle Cloud SLA becomes the first to factor in performance standards for customers -- one of several moves aimed at luring enterprises to its expanding public cloud.
- July 29, 2016
A cloud service agreement helps providers and users know what to expect before going into business together – but it's crucial to read the fine print and understand the different commitments for ...
- January 21, 2016
Public cloud vendors improved uptime percentages in 2015, while customers have learned to better handle cloud outages and what works best in their environments.
- October 29, 2015
Both cloud providers and their users are responsible for data security in the cloud. Unfortunately, it's not always easy determining who's accountable for what.
- August 31, 2015
Even as cloud adoption grows, many cloud provider SLAs still need to evolve to more accurately reflect real-world enterprise use cases.
- June 04, 2015
While a cloud provider's vast network of data centers helps maintain uptime and availability, it can be a compliance nightmare for some IT pros.
- January 09, 2015
Verizon Cloud will be down for up to 48 hours this weekend. But with a relatively small customer base, the biggest impact could be on future customers.
- December 24, 2014
Cloud outages happen -- but for major providers such as AWS, it isn't often. See how Azure, Google, Rackspace and other IaaS vendors fared in 2014.
- December 05, 2014
Cloud migrations are never easy or cheap, but the best results come when applications are re-architected to take advantage of what the cloud can offer.
- December 03, 2014
Comparing cloud storage options can be daunting, especially AWS vs. Google vs. Azure. Focus on cloud storage services and features -- not just prices.
- February 15, 2013
If cloud security has worried you, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council report with PCI DSS cloud guidance might add to the confusion.
- May 25, 2011
Microsoft licensing will try and catch up to cloud computing; buy Software Assurance and get "license mobility" for your volume licenses.
- July 28, 2010
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, once the poster child for Amazon Web Services is walking away from the cloud provider over legal liability issues.