- August 02, 2016
With its now-available SQL Data Warehouse big data service, Microsoft aims to coax customers' on-premises data management into the cloud and keep pace with Amazon Web Services.
- July 29, 2016
Battling for its life against bigger cloud players, CenturyLink is repositioning to appeal to IT shops trying to manage a growing number of public and private cloud resources.
- July 29, 2016
A cloud service agreement helps providers and users know what to expect before going into business together – but it's crucial to read the fine print and understand the different commitments for ...
- July 28, 2016
Another Xen bug generated some headlines this week, but it's much ado about nothing for most cloud consumers.
- July 20, 2016
Data privacy continues to be a hot-button issue on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Privacy Shield agreement and a big win for Microsoft providing some clarity to this still murky issue.
Sponsored by NetApp - Hyper-converged infrastructure is advancing rapidly, both in the underlying technology and in the critical capabilities it must deliver in the cloud era. The catalyst for this change has been the exponential growth of public cloud services—and the consequent need for IT to seamlessly integrate multiple public clouds with on-premises infrastructure. See More
Sponsored by Intel - Hyperconverged infrastructure promises to make organisations more agile and cost-effective, with new storage technologies replacing legacy systems within a high-performance software-defined IT architecture. See More
Sponsored by IBM - IT decision-makers are under pressure to accelerate the performance of their databases in today’s era of exponential data growth, the internet of things and big data analytics. Mission-critical databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server must deliver more data more quickly to more locations to support modern business initiatives and digital transformation. See More
Sponsored by Pure Storage - Today’s reality is that businesses must evolve to an IT-as-a-service delivery model. The rapid ascendance of public cloud has shown that organizations are looking for an IT platform that can deliver simplicity, agility, self-service and elastic scalability. See More
- July 19, 2016
Customers seeking to scale out memory independent of compute resources are the focus of a block storage addition from cloud hosting provider DigitalOcean.
- July 19, 2016
IT pros use everything from common sense to new tools to determine the best deal for running workloads in their own data centers or in the public cloud.
- July 13, 2016
Waiting another six months for Microsoft's Azure Stack will be a hiccup to some IT shops, but narrowing their hardware choices for it will be far less welcomed.
- June 24, 2016
Shuttering Dell Cloud Manager, an early piece of Dell's move to trusted adviser in public cloud, underscores that the multicloud market has been more hype than reality -- at least so far.
- June 22, 2016
Samsung seeks to beef up its mobile apps with cloud provider Joyent, which can now refocus and scale up its standing in the cloud services market -- but the effect to customers is unclear.
- June 17, 2016
Google sees machine learning and deep analytics as the future of the cloud, as it seeks a strategy to stand out from the crowd beyond price.
- June 08, 2016
HPE consolidated seven offerings from its Helion platform to ease cloud migrations -- and its customers are encouraged.
- May 27, 2016
SAP cloud certification for HANA on Azure and AWS extends the software giant's reach, but also provides another means for enterprises to port massive amounts of data to the two cloud platforms.
- May 16, 2016
Serverless computing is all the rage with cloud providers, and tools such as AWS Lambda may change the way resources are utilized -- though it's still early days.
- May 06, 2016
Azure storage options now include Cool Blob Storage. The service answers demand for cheap data repositories with the closest answer yet to cold storage from Google and Amazon.