Cloud infrastructure monitoring
- 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.
- November 14, 2019
Cloud outages hit AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud within the past week, an outcome that suggests customers must take a more sophisticated approach to ensure maximum uptime.
- August 16, 2019
Virtual Instruments added more offerings to its cloud migration and hybrid infrastructure management portfolio with an acquisition of Metricly.
- April 15, 2019
It wasn't easy for Kroger to migrate its customer-facing search engine to Google Cloud, but it happened fast, thanks to proper planning and the right mix of talent.
- April 01, 2019
BMC has reappointed company veteran Bob Beauchamp as CEO as it forges ahead with a strategic shift into multi-cloud management tools and away from its ITSM roots.
- March 20, 2019
Turbonomic's latest update focuses on not just ensuring cloud application performance but keeping the cost of cloud management in check.
- January 30, 2019
Cisco hopes additions and changes to its CloudCenter software will appeal to companies that want to work with multiple clouds.
- December 12, 2018
Microsoft's new monitoring tools for AKS and its decision to sunset Azure Container Service trumpet the rise of Kubernetes as the de facto choice for container orchestration.
- 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.
- October 23, 2018
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
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.
- August 31, 2018
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
VMware wants to simplify management of complex multi-cloud environments -- this time through the acquisition of third-party SaaS provider CloudHealth.
- May 09, 2018
Partnerships with major cloud providers help position Red Hat OpenShift as a hybrid cloud management platform that customers hope can solve lock-in troubles.
- 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 26, 2018
GDPR has more teeth than any previous data privacy directive, but that looming threat hasn't motivated many companies to get their audit trail in order.
- February 15, 2018
VMware cloud security tools will get a boost from the company's acquisition of CloudCoreo, a security and management startup focused on cloud deployments.
- January 16, 2018
IT shops expected their cloud usage to flag due to recent chip bugs, but most environments survived the patches unscathed.
- December 07, 2017
While it's still early days for adoption, IT pros say AI-powered cloud management tools reduce a lot of the grunt work associated with performance and root-cause analysis.
- October 18, 2017
With assets in house or on various public clouds, enterprise multicloud trends have shifted as new models emerge, said Cisco's cloud czar.
- September 01, 2017
Its AWS deal isn't the only sign VMware sees itself as a cloud service provider, as new monitoring and management tools bring SaaS capabilities to cloud-native apps.
- July 24, 2017
Cloud computing has put the squeeze on traditional system administrators. IT leaders from Google, Pivotal and Rackspace say those employees can remain relevant through expanded skills.
- June 30, 2017
Microsoft cloud optimization should improve with its acquisition of Cloudyn to support Azure, as enterprises struggle to manage their public cloud bills.
- June 30, 2017
Google's hybrid cloud strategy has started to take shape with a deal to move workloads between its public cloud and Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure.
- April 17, 2017
Microsoft has sweetened the pot for potential cloud customers with new Azure migration tools and Windows Servers discounts.
- April 06, 2017
New Azure monitoring tools add another layer of insights into workload performance on the public cloud as providers try to meet enterprise demands and increase transparency.
- March 21, 2017
Enterprises shooting for a hybrid cloud strategy to deploy workloads get some new ammunition to help access and manage data from services and applications wherever that data resides.
- February 06, 2017
Enterprises need a multicloud strategy to juggle AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform, but the long-held promise of portability remains more dream than reality.
- 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.
- October 21, 2016
VMware made waves last week by partnering with Amazon, but another big-name public cloud integration that flew under the radar this week also highlights where the company is headed as enterprises ...
- September 16, 2016
Managing cloud costs offers different challenges than on-premises budgeting. While users and providers are getting better, it's still a maturing space.
- August 30, 2016
VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which make it easier to control a multicloud environment.
- March 31, 2016
Oracle Cloud brings a public cloud feel inside private data centers for customers unwilling to have data beyond their firewall, matching new offerings from IBM and Microsoft.
- March 28, 2016
To help stay on top of the cloud market and emerging IT models, SearchCloudComputing has formed an Advisory Board that consists of both cloud computing experts and users.
- March 24, 2016
AWS remains king, but Google Cloud Platform has made strides to offer enterprise IT some enticing features to give it a second look.
- March 11, 2016
As enterprises look to maintain consistency across multiple platforms, legacy vendors see cloud management as a way to remain relevant.
- March 09, 2016
Beta users of the Tutum platform aren't happy with a steep price increase, but Docker officials say to stay tuned for further pricing options this year.
- December 18, 2015
Rackspace CTO John Engates talks about Rackspace cloud plans for 2016, as well as broader issues around addressing the talent gap and workload portability.
- October 07, 2015
Rackspace's Fanatical Support for Amazon's cloud gives customers AWS managed services for less than the cost of AWS Enterprise Support.
- 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.
- 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.
- August 17, 2015
A new hybrid cloud management tool offers a single vCenter access point to administer and manage workloads between AWS, Azure and other clouds.
- July 22, 2015
Dell Cloud Manager added Azure Pack Support, custom catalogs and auto-scaling features as the company tries to meet the demands of hybrid IT environments.
- July 15, 2015
As cloud computing continues to grow in popularity, businesses must change the way they look at IT. But for some, that's not an easy hurdle to clear.
- July 15, 2015
Despite the popularity of SaaS, questions around the technology remain. To get some answers, Modern Infrastructure spoke with Cloud Sherpas' CTO.
- June 30, 2015
The cloud market continues to evolve, with many moves and developments. And as 2015 hits the halfway mark, here are five tips to brace for the future.
- June 25, 2015
The Red Hat cloud strategy is building on popular open source technologies OpenStack and Docker for its IaaS and PaaS offerings.
- June 16, 2015
Cloud service brokers tackle a multitude of important tasks that can make or break a move to the cloud.
- June 01, 2015
An AWS early adopter branched out into Azure and OpenStack while avoiding "sticky" shared services and incorporating open source automation tools.
- May 22, 2015
OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.
- May 08, 2015
IT shops that want to use cloud services but don't have the staff or know-how to make it work can benefit from managed cloud services.
- April 30, 2015
Migrating workloads between clouds can be an expensive and tedious process. IT can alleviate that burden, however, with the right automation tools.
- March 12, 2015
VMware plans to allow its customers to move virtual machines into and out of the AWS cloud and AWS has a plugin for vCenter. Which approach will prevail?
- February 17, 2015
There's a confluence between cloud and mobile testing and support for it in the cloud because of the ability to create production environments without the need and configuration costs of on-premises infrastructure.
- February 16, 2015
Developers have enjoyed an era of 'free cloud love,' with unlimited public cloud access. But nothing lasts forever, as IT looks to rein in the cloud.
- July 11, 2014
Red Hat, Microsoft, IBM, others are backing an open-source effort led by Google to develop a containerization management tool for startup Docker.
- May 16, 2014
IT pros who expect the cloud to result in cost savings may be surprised if they make the leap without knowing their existing infrastructure usage.
- May 08, 2014
Experts' eyes are on AWS, IBM and Microsoft after Google acquires cloud monitoring startup Stackdriver.
- January 16, 2014
Robert Half International takes the plunge with Carmelo Systems, a new company offering a way to create many virtual private clouds within AWS.
- December 12, 2013
IT admin teams that use too many cloud automation tools can cause more problems than they solve. Here's how to choose the right cloud management tool.
- 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.
- August 08, 2013
Though often considered a solution for security-wary enterprises, hybrid clouds bring their own issues and familiar management challenges.
- July 16, 2013
Some enterprises won't settle for just one cloud -- instead, they're using multi-cloud management software to wrangle a mix of cloud providers.
- 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.
- May 06, 2013
Has Dell gotten its cloud house in order with its latest cloud management platform buy or further muddied the waters? It all depends on integration.
- April 26, 2013
Chef and other configuration automation tools go hand-in-hand with cloud management for some shops, though integration can be tricky.
- April 22, 2013
Even though the cloud can help speed disaster recovery, you still need to do proper backup of your cloud data and applications.
- February 27, 2013
New tools and increasing cloud adoption have breathed life into the market for Monitoring as a Service.
- January 03, 2013
AWS outages made headlines in 2012, but Amazon's cloud availability appears higher than that of enterprise data centers.
- December 27, 2012
C-level cloud service provider execs talk big data, cloud performance and more cloud computing trends in 2013.
- December 21, 2012
Rackspace CTO predicts major IT skill changes due to cloud trends in 2013 and offers a glimpse into upcoming cloud automation tools.
- December 21, 2012
Heterogeneous hybrid clouds are officially all the rage in IaaS, as Red Hat shores up its CloudForms with cloud management software from ManageIQ.
- December 21, 2012
Verizon Terremark's CTO talks hybrid clouds, cloud brokers and cloud portability, and he shares his concerns about vendors that hold back the market.
- December 11, 2012
Amazon and Azure users don't have to rely on their public cloud provider's outage notifications to diagnose problems, thanks to a new SaaS tool.
- November 15, 2012
As archiving needs grow, IT teams are trying to figure out whether it’s time to ditch tape and move to cloud archiving services. Amazon has waded into the market with its Glacier service.
- September 20, 2012
Early adopters of big data analytics Software as a Service like how it aggregates data to help them troubleshoot complex systems management problems.
- August 28, 2012
NASA turned to SOASTA and its cloud testing software to ensure a successful stream of its Mars landing earlier this month.
- August 15, 2012
Netflix releases the first of an 'army' of test tools meant to proactively break your cloud before an outage does.
- July 25, 2012
VMware acquires Nicira and is expected to integrate it with its other cloud products, giving customers a flexible cloud management platform.
- July 03, 2012
After insisting it wouldn’t go there, VMware went there; with its DynamicOps purchase, VMware offers cloud management for third-party hypervisors.
- April 05, 2012
OpenStack delivered Essex, the fifth version of its cloud OS, with a raft of features for enterprises. Are they enough to lure large IT shops?
- 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.
- March 07, 2012
IBM rolled out a handful of offerings for SmartCloud Foundation designed to give IT shops more visibility and control of their cloud environments.
- February 15, 2012
As IT shops increasingly adopt more competent cloud services from Amazon and others, cloud services sprawl and its runaway cost has become a problem.
- June 16, 2011
A group of new cloud management platforms blur the line between "build a cloud" and "use a cloud."
- March 31, 2011
As IT shops feel an increasing need to rid themselves of daily systems management, the hunger for cloud services that handle automation and scheduling continues to grow.
- February 01, 2011
HP prepared a lineup of products aimed at cloud computing, but IT managers can’t stifle their yawns. Who needs an HP cloud, anyway?
- December 16, 2010
Prominent cloud provider Rackspace shelled out for management startup Cloudkick, ensuring that its hosting platform will possess top cloud technologies as the market matures.
- December 08, 2010
By collaborating on the new Integrated Cloud Delivery Platform, BMC gets a cloud strategy and Cisco gets a channel.
- 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.
- October 01, 2010
What's the difference between a one-size-fits-all platform like Eucalyptus and buying big from CA or BMC? Right now, it's a tale of two clouds.
- September 28, 2010
The CA subsidiary now offers monitoring for Vblock infrastructure environments, the integrated cloud packages from VMware, EMC and Cisco.
- September 24, 2010
Cloud management service provider RightScale just landed a third round of funding, but this time, it's to handle growing demand.
- August 27, 2010
HP spent an undisclosed amount purchasing Stratavia, which it hopes will simplify hybrid physical, virtual and cloud environments for its enterprise customers.
- August 05, 2010
RightScale's customer base is spending ten times what they did in 2009, with the total number of servers in use growing 277%.
- May 25, 2010
BMC's Cloud Lifecycle Management service aims to manage and monitor the governance, performance, and compliance of your cloud services.
- May 17, 2010
The IT management giant reemphasized its commitment to cloud computing with several announcements at CA World 2010.
- April 22, 2010
The cloud management provider bows to the growing sophistication of cloud computing users and accepts their homegrown virtual machine images.
- February 26, 2010
The human voice wizards at Yap combine HPC, Web delivery and cloud computing to deliver a transcription service with application management tools.
- February 24, 2010
Citrix launches a Software as a Service-based IT management platform after buying Paglo; Rackspace presents a Partner Program for its best friends in cloud computing.