Cloud computing pricing and economics
- March 15, 2019
Several Google Cloud services suffered some recent hiccups, but analysts gave the service provider high marks for quick resolution and transparency.
- March 06, 2019
Google Cloud Storage's expanded annual budget framework may give customers more cost savings and control, but they should consider other factors such as vendor lock-in.
- February 27, 2019
Enterprises can use a variety of software tools to control cloud spending, but they would further benefit from an operational model that aligns IT more closely with finance teams.
- January 30, 2019
Cisco hopes additions and changes to its CloudCenter software will appeal to companies that want to work with multiple clouds.
- December 10, 2018
Microsoft hopes a series of features, deployment options and price changes can convince more customers to migrate their database workloads to Azure and not to rival clouds.
- November 12, 2018
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.
- June 20, 2018
IoT sensors can produce seemingly endless streams of data, so users must beware how much to send back to the cloud to avoid jaw-dropping monthly bills.
- May 09, 2018
Microsoft added multi-master write replication and more granular cost controls to Cosmos DB to cover the broadest number of uses in the hotly competitive managed database market.
- April 16, 2018
Recently added Google and Microsoft cloud cost control tools are critical for users who want to gain insight into how corporate cloud budgets are spent.
- September 29, 2017
Amazon, Microsoft and Google have all changed their cloud pricing models this month, as the focus returns to cloud costs and which vendor offers the best deal to its users.
- May 04, 2017
Users anticipate fewer multicloud management snags with Ansible natively integrated into the latest version of Red Hat's CloudForms management platform.
- March 23, 2017
Public cloud customers have a range of storage options but still battle with complexity. IBM's Flex service is intended to ease that issue and get a leg up on the market.
- January 26, 2017
HPE scooped up cloud cost management vendor Cloud Cruiser this week, a move that might cause some users to question whether the tool will continue to offer multicloud support.
- January 25, 2017
Changes to Azure licensing options that streamline pay-as-you-go options underscore Microsoft's subscription-based business model and its commitment to channel partners.
- October 21, 2016
Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.