Managing cloud infrastructure
- March 11, 2016
When enterprise workers compete for file access, the last operation usually wins. With cloud-based data storage, performance gains and file locking render the competition moot.
- March 11, 2016
To speed file access and solve its version control problems, a global architectural design firm implemented a distributed, shared cloud storage management system.
- January 20, 2016
Once considered difficult, if not impossible, to achieve, high-performance cloud storage is becoming a reality for some enterprise IT shops.
- November 09, 2015
Containers are viewed as the simplest path for moving traditional data center apps to public clouds, but IT admins should prepare for the Donkey Kong barrels that are sure to trip them up along the way.
- November 03, 2015
It's easy to understand why the CFO likes cloud computing. It's almost certainly less expensive than running a traditional IT organization and infrastructure. Perhaps the HR manager likes the ...
- October 22, 2015
Hybrid clouds remain more of a goal than a reality for most IT shops, so two of the biggest legacy IT vendors have teamed up to ease hybrid cloud strategies.
- August 05, 2015
IBM's cloud service, thanks to SoftLayer and subscriptions, is making some headway but hasn't made up for lagging legacy software sales.
- 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.
- 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 11, 2015
Enterprises that want greater flexibility will start to deploy a mix of IaaS platforms. But interoperability issues must be addressed first.
- April 03, 2015
Azure Site Recovery expands Microsoft's cloud disaster recovery capabilities to VMware users and potentially to other services, too.
- 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.
- June 05, 2014
A public cloud is supposed to bring cost savings to the enterprise, but a private cloud build may be cheaper, depending on your consumption model.
- May 14, 2014
Cloud management tools must be able to move workloads across multiple clouds, as one tool now offers for an on-premises vSphere environment.
- April 17, 2014
Dell and Red Hat have formed a PaaS coalition based on OpenShift, but enterprise deployments of such technologies are still few and far between.