Public cloud and other cloud deployment models

  • January 07, 2009 07 Jan'09

    Sun buys Q-Layer a tad early

    Sun Microsystems snapped up a key piece of cloud-enabling technology via its acquisition of Belgium-based Q-Layer this week, but it's way ahead of most enterprise IT shops that are not ready for ...

  • December 08, 2008 08 Dec'08

    Gartner VP predicts thousands of clouds

    Gartner’s Vice President and distinguished analyst Tom Bittman spoke with us about the IT industry evolution led by virtualization and cloud computing, and why big players like VMware won't be the ...

  • December 04, 2008 04 Dec'08

    Should Amazon EC2 follow Moore's Law?

    According to the economical side of Moore's Law, processing power gets cheaper every year due to vendors being able to pack more of it in the same amount of space. Should cloud computing follow ...

  • December 04, 2008 04 Dec'08

    Cloud computing, are you in or out?

    While the cloud is a new dimension of technology that IT managers and administrators will bake into the technology landscape, we have to make one fundamental decision: will the technology be in our ...

  • November 20, 2008 20 Nov'08

    10 plugs for by the New York Times

    Acknowledging that a vendor paid for your hotel and travel does not excuse shameless reporting. It just makes it pointless. I'd rather read a creative ad than a re-written press ...

  • November 20, 2008 20 Nov'08

    Symantec 'cloud' service patchy

    This week, Symantec Corp. launched a service that pushes configuration updates to Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Storage Foundation users specific to that user's environment. It's called ...

  • November 12, 2008 12 Nov'08

    Cloud tidbits from the 451 Group Client Conference

    Duncan Johnston-Watt, the CEO of stealthy upstart Cloudsoft Corp. gave the first presentation on his new company at the 451 Group's Client Conference in Boston today. "I like to say you're not ...

  • November 10, 2008 10 Nov'08

    EMC takes wraps off Atmos cloud plans

    EMC Corp. says that it has a handful of Web 2.0 service providers using its new Atmos cloud-optimized storage (COS) product, but none that were ready to discuss it today. So for now, Atmos is an ...

  • November 05, 2008 05 Nov'08

    Cloud computing allowed you to read an 1851 New York Times article online

    Nicholas Carr recounts the story of the New York Times trying to get its archives all online, and using cloud computing to do it. The short version: NYT scanned all their articles in, resulting in ...

  • November 03, 2008 03 Nov'08

    Rackable Systems CloudRack designed for cloud computing

    Fremont, Calif.-based Rackable Systems, Inc. is catering to cloud computing environments with a new server rack designed specifically for cloud environments called Systems CloudRack, the company ...

  • October 31, 2008 31 Oct'08

    Solution providers play advisory role in cloud computing model

    IT solution providers must weigh the benefits and drawbacks of the cloud computing model for customers.

  • October 29, 2008 29 Oct'08

    Cloud storage: What a difference a decade makes

    When it comes to all the varieties of cloud services out there, cloud storage gets a lot of love from hosting providers such as RackSpace and the Planet, which have both made cloud-related storage ...

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Microsoft launches Azure for cloud computing

    Following on the heels of an IDC report predicting that cloud computing will capture IT spending growth over the next five years, another major player came to the cloud game on Monday. During a ...

  • October 22, 2008 22 Oct'08

    Rackspace: From managed hosting to cloud hosting

    In an effort to wrap my mind around this cloud computing stuff, I watched the webcast of Rackspace’s cloud computing launch today, where the company laid out its plans to move from simple managed ...

  • October 22, 2008 22 Oct'08

    Five common cloud computing fears

    This blog was written by Caroline Hunter, assistant editor of Don’t let fears about cloud computing prevent you from investigating the technology’s potential to reduce ...