Managing cloud infrastructure

  • April 19, 2012 19 Apr'12

    OpenStack gains appeal with Puppet Labs integration

    Puppet Labs aligns with OpenStack software, as OpenStack vies with Citrix’s CloudStack and others to be the platform of choice for cloud.

  • February 15, 2012 15 Feb'12

    Making cloud viral in your enterprise

    End-user desire for always-on access is pushing cloud adoption, and IT is ready to put it into practice, said speakers at Cloud Connect Santa Clara.

  • November 03, 2011 03 Nov'11

    CFOs braving risks of cloud see results

    Finance chiefs willing to use cloud-based financial planning tools are seeing improved business results, according to a Dimensional Research survey.

  • October 24, 2011 24 Oct'11

    Why cloud marketplaces are taking off

    Just this week two different cloud marketplaces went live, Equinix's cloud marketplace and Synnex’s CloudSolv. Both claim to bring buyers and sellers of cloud services together under one roof ...

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    Cloud customer council shares advice from the trenches

    The Cloud Standards Customer Council has posted a document called the Practical Guide to Cloud Computing, which offers IT pros basic advice on how to get started in the cloud. The council includes ...

  • October 03, 2011 03 Oct'11

    HP hires some cloud cred

    HP has hired John Purrier, one of the original project leads for OpenStack from Rackspace, to run its HP Cloud Services unit. [Ed note: Is he nuts!?] Purrier is due to give a keynote at the ...

  • June 27, 2011 27 Jun'11

    HP CloudSystem: What exactly is it?

    Can HP really compete in the cloud market? Find out if it has the chops in this breakdown of the company’s private cloud product.

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Why HP wants the whole cloud stack

    HP's clumsy cloud leak this week sheds a little bit more light on the printer giant's cloud computing plans, but the details signal a much bigger trend. The major IT players feel they must own the ...

  • April 22, 2011 22 Apr'11

    Using the IBM Smart Business Cloud -- Enterprise

    So I was very excited when IBM officially launched its general purpose public cloud service. It was a validation of the cloud model for the enterprise; it was a chance to see what one of the ...

  • March 22, 2011 22 Mar'11

    rPath X6 relieves software config management headaches

    Software configuration management is one of those topics that gives me an instant ice cream headache, and I'm not even doing it! Pity the poor admin whose job it is to keep track of all the ...

  • December 16, 2010 16 Dec'10

    What Rackspace gets with management tool maker Cloudkick

    Prominent cloud provider Rackspace shelled out for management startup Cloudkick, ensuring that its hosting platform will possess top cloud technologies as the market matures.

  • November 10, 2010 10 Nov'10

    Riverbed touts cloud performance fix

    WAN acceleration company Riverbed has cloud-enabled its products to alleviate network latency and performance issues in the public cloud.

  • November 05, 2010 05 Nov'10

    IT pros ready to combat cloud concerns in 2011

    Attendees at the Cloud Computing Expo and RightScale user conference had much to say about their cloud plans for the coming year.

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    Here's how the cloud will crowd your job

    With cloud computing on the rise, many of the IT jobs done manually will fade into the past. Keeping up with products and technology has never been more important.

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    How to spot cloud service provider lock-in and stay nimble

    Cloud service providers are making it easier to get data onto the cloud, but moving between environments continues to be gnarly. There are ways, however, to avoid cloud lock-in.