Public cloud and other cloud deployment models

  • 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 ...

  • March 21, 2011 21 Mar'11

    Microsoft points to Target for private cloud but gets it embarassingly wrong

    Microsoft Management Summit 2011 has a theme this year. Naturally it is cloud computing. The premise is that advanced systems management tools for Hyper-V and Windows Server will lead all down the ...

  • March 14, 2011 14 Mar'11

    Is HP hiding cloud software in its labs?

    SAN FRANCISCO --– Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker outlined his vision for the company today and the message was loud and clear, it’s all about the cloud. But as always at these big events, the ...

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    Ten cloud computing startups in 10 minutes

    Got a few minutes? Ten of the best cloud startups at this year's Cloud Connect conference explain why enterprise IT departments should pay them some attention.

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Poor man's VCE? Rackspace Cloud Builders wants to sell you OpenStack

    Has hosting and cloud leader Rackspace found a way into the private cloud fray? A new service offering by Rackspace Cloud Builders will come to you, wherever you may be, and install a bunch of ...

  • March 03, 2011 03 Mar'11

    Verizon and SAP: still two old guys at a rave?

    Verizon is taking another run at selling SAP CRM as a service, this time with SAP's Rapid Deployment Solution (RDS) on real cloud infrastructure. A year ago the two companies were selling the full ...

  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    Equinix ups the stakes with compliance for co-lo customers

    Data center and Internet Business Exchange (IBX) giant Equinix has taken a bold step up the stack in a way that may show what enterprises are expecting as they look at private cloud...and also ...

  • February 13, 2011 13 Feb'11

    Can a cloud broker upset the cloud market?

    The Enomaly-powered cloud brokerage service SpotCloud has been chugging along for some time, rolling on-demand virtual machine providers into its fold. It's set to go live next week, a clearing ...

  • January 25, 2011 25 Jan'11

    Eli Lilly lands on Bluelock cloud?

    Back in August we reported that pharmaceutical giant, Eli Lilly was looking for additional cloud providers to Amazon, for better support. Lilly has picked Indiana-based hosting and cloud provider, ...

  • January 06, 2011 06 Jan'11

    Asia cloud driven by broadband, poised to grow

    A new report from the 451 Group paints a picture of cloud computing poised to spread but bound by limits of infrastructure. It's still a tiny fraction of the IT market but advanced Asian ...

  • January 06, 2011 06 Jan'11

    Eucalyptus and Red Hat sitting in a tree

    K-I-S-S-I-N-G Eucalyptus has announced it is in a technical partnership with Red Hat to bundle Deltacloud, Red Hat's cloud platform project with the much more mature Eucalyptus platform. Check out ...

  • December 14, 2010 14 Dec'10

    What happened to SimpleCDN?

    SimpleCDN had a simple premise: people will buy into a cheap, reliable content distribution network (CDN). Turns out it was too cheap, and maybe too cavalier with its choice of customers. As a ...

  • December 13, 2010 13 Dec'10

    CloudSwitch launches v2.0

    Startup, CloudSwitch has released version 2.0 of its software that lets enterprise users connect their private data centers with cloud computing services and crucially, extends their internal ...

  • December 10, 2010 10 Dec'10

    A roundup of the latest Amazon updates: Warp drive, Mr. Sulu

    Despite blowback from refusing to supply services to whistleblower website WikiLeaks, controversy over congestion, uptime and customer service (or lack thereof), it seems that cloud computing giant ...