Public cloud and other cloud deployment models

  • September 09, 2009 09 Sep'09

    Cloud computing: Appeal, origins and economics

    To know where cloud computing is going, you should find out where it has been. Jeff Kaplan, Founder and Managing Director of Think Strategies, sits down to discuss the origins, innovations and economics behind cloud computing.

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    VMware vCloud Express: Right move, wrong focus

    VMware is right to introduce a cloud computing service that competes with Amazon EC2. But wrong to focus on the aspect of buying these services with a credit card. We know of at least one company ...

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    How to Build a Private Cloud

    Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) is a private cloud that embeds Eucalyptus cloud on Ubuntu server. The current release of UEC runs on Ubuntu 9.04 Server running Eucalyptus 1.5. There is a latter ...

  • August 31, 2009 31 Aug'09

    New players launch public clouds with VMware/Cisco guts

    OpSource, Skytap and Savvis preview new 'enterprise-grade' clouds that stress governance, polished GUIs as VMworld 2009 gets underway.

  • August 26, 2009 26 Aug'09

    Amazon VPC: moving the goal posts or playing catch-up?

    Amazon has announced, in its inimitable bloggy style, a new service to allow users to create virtual private clouds within its data centers. The new Amazon VPC offering is "virtual" because the ...

  • August 24, 2009 24 Aug'09

    HP launches cloud service for food safety, traceability

    Together with barcode maker GS1 Canada, HP announced a data information service for the food supply chain that promises to trim costly and dangerous recalls down to size.

  • August 14, 2009 14 Aug'09

    Party's over, kids: Microsoft has private cloud all sewn up. In 2010. Maybe

    Microsoft says it will have the definitive virtualized public/private/platform cloud solution ready to go in a "shrink wrap" package by 2010, and that, by the way, hosters that aren't fully ...

  • August 14, 2009 14 Aug'09

    VMware to tout 'Redwood' cloud computing project

    With the Redwood project, VMware aims to displace Xen-based cloud computing by extending vSphere to build and configure workloads running in VMware-powered clouds.

  • August 12, 2009 12 Aug'09

    Azure to blaze the way for hybrid cloud

    Infosys believes Microsoft is staking out the cloud as the inevitable future of IT -- and designing Azure to be a seamless bridge between hither and thither in order to make the transition in small ...

  • July 29, 2009 29 Jul'09

    Rackspace pitches pricey private cloud

    With fenced off servers running VMware, Rackspace's new twist on managed hosting hopes to ease big customers into the cloud.

  • July 27, 2009 27 Jul'09

    Cloud computing surfaces in local politics

    In a demonstration of cloud computing’s increasing stature in the real world, Washington state freshman state representative Reuven Carlyle called for scrapping a $300 million data center in favor ...

  • July 24, 2009 24 Jul'09

    Small companies find relief as they ditch in-house IT for cloud services

    Penny prices and a plethora of hosted IT services are drawing small and midsized businesses from in-house IT services to Software as a Service.

  • July 22, 2009 22 Jul'09

    Rackspace opens cloud APIs to the masses

    Speaking at the open-source hippie lovefest OSCON today, Rackspace made good today on last week's report that it would open-source its APIs. Rackspace released the API specification under the ...

  • July 20, 2009 20 Jul'09

    Will IT pros love the cloud?

    Cloud computing investor says acceptance of clouds by IT pros will happen in stages, starting with acceptance of virtualization, but cloud providers still have to prove security, service levels and availability.

  • July 17, 2009 17 Jul'09

    Big Week In The Clouds

    Most weeks are pretty cloudy for me these days. However, this one was chock-filled with exciting stuff. In case you missed any, here goes... Rackspace Cloud API Rackspace has three cloud offerings, ...