Negotiating service level agreements and billing with cloud providers
- August 31, 2010
Prospective VMware vCloud Director users should know that the service features an Oracle-only back-end database and works best with vSphere 4.0 and the Enterprise Plus SKU.
- August 02, 2010
Much-touted Amazon Web Services customer Eli Lilly confirms it is not expanding use of the cloud computing provider's services.
- July 28, 2010
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, once the poster child for Amazon Web Services is walking away from the cloud provider over legal liability issues.
- June 08, 2010
Even Microsoft proponents are blasting Azure's pricing model as too expensive and opaque. They're also wondering about the tech underpinnings: What's the virtualization foundation?
- April 23, 2010
A recent report from Yankee Group indicates that many cloud computing contracts contain dubious compliance claims and misleading uptime guarantees.
- March 24, 2010
TM Forum and BT are collaborating on the Cloud Service Broker Catalyst, a service designed to help enterprise buyers into the cloud computing market.
- March 19, 2010
In a move designed to impress enterprises, OpSource's new service-level agreement promises 100% network and server availability.
- March 03, 2010
Novell and eBay are putting their heads together to dream up a 'Trusted Cloud' seal of approval. Will it end up making a difference in cloud security?
- March 03, 2010
Security practitioners voice reservations about cloud computing, and with reason.
- 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 23, 2010
The cloud computing provider's latest instance offering appears to be a budget instance designed for high-memory cache applications.
- January 29, 2010
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, industry heavyweights from Salesforce.com, HP and VMware met to discuss how cloud computing will solve all our economic problems.
- July 29, 2009
With fenced off servers running VMware, Rackspace's new twist on managed hosting hopes to ease big customers into the cloud.
- June 19, 2009
This week's headlines: Lightning crashes at Amazon, IBM wants to play in the cloud.
- June 17, 2009
A lightning strike and downed servers haven't deterred users from Amazon's cloud resources, which are still cheaper and better than customers can achieve in-house.