High availability and disaster recovery
- December 20, 2012
With increased cloud adoption in 2012, the cloud news scene was hot. Stories about new roles in enterprise IT, vendor plans and BYOD topped our list.
- 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.
- July 10, 2012
Amazon Web Services' outages last month underline some users' and experts' beliefs that cloud deployments can help prevent system downtime.
- June 15, 2012
Hadoop's success in the cloud may rest on virtualization. As IT pushes for more "big data" support, VMware claims it has the answer.
- 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.
- 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.
- February 20, 2012
DR firm SunGard teams with Amazon Web Services to give enterprises cloud-based backup services. But the true cost of security remains vague.
- May 18, 2011
It's been a rough patch for cloud computing in the "perceptions of reliability" department. Gremlins working overtime caused EBS to fail at Amazon, taking down a bunch of social media sites, among ...
- September 07, 2010
Disaster recovery providers Continuity Centers and Backupify have launched dueling cloud-based backup services.
- July 01, 2010
After two years of muddling along, EMC has closed the commercial services arm of Atmos Online, its cloud storage service, but will continue selling the technology it is based on.
- June 17, 2010
The Platform as a Service and Web services delivery firm suffered a catastrophic outage this week, and nobody appears to know why.
- June 15, 2010
Verizon Cloud Storage will be a pay-as-you-go cloud storage service for managing and retrieving data over the Internet.
- May 14, 2010
The federal government has just launched Recovery.gov running entirely on Amazon's cloud services. Vivek Kundra, federal CIO and cloud champion, is using the site to browbeat skeptics who said that ...
- May 13, 2010
New Citrix XenServer-based offerings tempt cloud hosting providers--including Rackspace-- away from VMware or Xen.
- May 06, 2010
The new cloud storage service from OpSource challenges Amazon by offering full encryption for data both in transit and at rest.