Public cloud and other cloud deployment models

  • November 09, 2009 09 Nov'09

    U.S. government explores limits of cloud and virtualization

    The United States government is investing heavily in cloud computing and virtualization, testing the limits of these new architectures for scientific research.

  • November 06, 2009 06 Nov'09

    Major players form cloud coalition, challenge traditional hardware vendors

    This week: EMC, Cisco and VMware unite to push for transition to private cloud; IBM offers SOA test and dev for the cloud.

  • November 04, 2009 04 Nov'09

    The Hartford and Johnson & Johnson tout cloud benefits

    Now that web applications and test and development are proven uses for cloud computing, finance and pharmaceutical research are set to be the next big adopters.

  • October 29, 2009 29 Oct'09

    Dark side of the cloud -- the potential for abuse is limited only by our imagination

    We all appear to have swallowed the cheerful news about cloud computing hook, line and sinker, thanks in part to a confluence of economic woes and a sudden maturation of the technology- by happy ...

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Gartner thinks cloud computing's the tops

    This week: Cloud computing named the number one strategic technology for 2010; a European star-mapping project migrates to Amazon EC2.

  • October 14, 2009 14 Oct'09

    Amazon would like to remind you where the hype started

    Amazon would like to remind you to thank them for the heightened expectations. So a Web app running on a telecom service goes belly up and cloud is moribund yet again. That seems to be the latest ...

  • October 13, 2009 13 Oct'09

    Oracle users balk at cloud computing

    Oracle shops fear running databases in the cloud cannot match the performance or costs they can get in-house.

  • October 12, 2009 12 Oct'09

    Rackspace presents

    This week: A new Web site from Rackspace is intended to encourage debate on cloud computing.

  • October 05, 2009 05 Oct'09

    Private cloud isn’t a new market

    Private cloud is a touchy subject these days. Proponents say it's inevitable, detractors say it's all marketing. Enterprises, who are supposed to be clamoring for it, are cautious: hearing endless ...

  • October 02, 2009 02 Oct'09

    VMware vCloud gets connected

    This week: vCloud from VMware gets connectivity solutions; Rackspace survey shows lack of faith in green cloud.

  • September 30, 2009 30 Sep'09

    Why is Larry Ellison afraid of the cloud?

    I just finished watching Larry Ellison’s conversation with Ed Zander at the Churchill Club, a Silicon Valley business and technology forum. While these type of dialogues are not rare in the ...

  • September 23, 2009 23 Sep'09

    Net Neutrality-the lifeblood of the cloud

    Cloud providers in the US should thank their lucky stars there's a new guy at the FCC who is moving ahead with policies that will guarantee net neutrality. What is net neutrality? Let me explain. ...

  • September 18, 2009 18 Sep'09

    Public sector drags its heels on cloud

    Even as Federal CIO of the U.S. Vivek Kundra pushes to revolutionize IT spending, technology managers in government don't see the advantages of the cloud.

  • September 15, 2009 15 Sep'09

    Federal CIO redirects infrastructure dollars to cloud

    Federal CIO Vivek Kundra unveils an 'app store' for the government to buy cloud products. Is this a windfall for cloud companies?

  • September 09, 2009 09 Sep'09

    Measuring the Growth of Cloud Computing

    As cloud computing has grown in recognition, and the marketplace has started to attract serious cash, some people are beginning to put some serious effort in to tracking and measuring actual cloud ...