- June 08, 2018
Google continues its quest to be a more enterprise-friendly cloud, as it adds VMs with isolated hardware that could help companies with specific legacy requirements.
- June 06, 2018
Public sector IT and private sector IT can be very different animals, but a looming decision by the Department of Defense has the potential to send shock waves through both sides of the IT world. ...
- June 06, 2018
Microsoft's ongoing détente with the open source community advances with a deal to purchase GitHub, the world's largest open source code repository.
- May 30, 2018
Developers will support Microsoft's $25 million push to get software makers to build apps that benefit disabled individuals.
- May 23, 2018
Sorry, developers, but infrastructure still matters, even as serverless architectures and containers diminish its central role to build new applications.
Sponsored by Citrix - This third article in our series on digital workspace options focuses on initial deployment and ongoing management demands for an organization’s platform of choice, comparing the two primary options: desktop as a service (DaaS) and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). After reading this comparison, you may want to review the second article in this series, which focuses on costs as well as some management and deployment issues. See More
Sponsored by Dell Technologies - The cloud era has paved the way for companies to have greater flexibility than ever before in how they consume and deliver technology services. You can choose purchase, lease or consumption-based models and you can also mix and match these options based on your business models and the needs of specific departments, workloads or applications. See More
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- May 18, 2018
Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use. Google's acquisition of Cask Data could solve that shortcoming.
- May 14, 2018
The latest Google acquisition is all about the enterprise market, as it aims to fold in Velostrata to ease the transition from private data centers to its public cloud.
- May 09, 2018
Partnerships with major cloud providers help position Red Hat OpenShift as a hybrid cloud management platform that customers hope can solve lock-in troubles.
- May 09, 2018
Microsoft added multi-master write replication and more granular cost controls to Cosmos DB to cover the broadest number of uses in the hotly competitive managed database market.
- May 09, 2018
Microsoft continues to reach out to developers with an updated tool to help them configure a DevOps pipeline and connect it to the cloud, regardless of the app dev platform.
- May 08, 2018
Three new tools illustrate Google's strategic approach to its cloud platform customers and echo an old proverb: Set them free, so they can return and stay.
- May 08, 2018
Microsoft extended more of its AI capabilities to connected devices to resolve some of the IoT shortcomings of the public cloud's consolidated data center model.
- May 03, 2018
The C3 IoT low-code development platform helps developers of all skill levels build AI and other next-generation applications without having to write any code.
- April 27, 2018
Google looks to make Cloud Spanner, Cloud Bigtable and Cloud SQL more attractive to corporate IT with some key updates to its fully managed database lineup.
- April 26, 2018
GDPR has more teeth than any previous data privacy directive, but that looming threat hasn't motivated many companies to get their audit trail in order.
- April 18, 2018
Azure Sphere extends security from the cloud to the device. It's the most holistic approach on the market and provides another example of Microsoft abandoning its insular past.
- April 16, 2018
Recently added Google and Microsoft cloud cost control tools are critical for users who want to gain insight into how corporate cloud budgets are spent.
- April 11, 2018
Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important feature for enterprises accustomed to these insights on their own networks.
- April 03, 2018
An Azure debugging tool gives admins a better handle on problems when VMs don't boot properly, with a familiar feel for those more comfortable with on-premises architectures.
- March 28, 2018
While still in its infancy, blockchain technology is no longer theoretical. And cloud providers will line up to cash in, as enterprises plan to invest millions.
- March 23, 2018
Google Cloud Platform upgrades provide deeper protection and visibility for enterprise assets in the cloud, as organizations increasingly mull multi-cloud options.
- March 22, 2018
IBM Research's Geoscope service targets developers who build complex applications that require data from large, disparate geospatial-temporal data sets.
- March 21, 2018
IBM's latest batch of cloud tools aims to help customers deploy and manage workloads on private and public clouds and keep the company at the center of their cloud strategies.
- March 15, 2018
To make IBM Cloud more competitive, Big Blue must stand by its enterprise base, while it also satisfies the developer community and expands its infrastructure tools.
- March 07, 2018
Cloud security startups are popular acquisition targets, as cloud providers and third parties seek to address corporate IT concerns across multiple platforms.
- February 26, 2018
AI cloud services have emerged as yet another battleground for the hyperscale providers, as they entice data scientists and developers to train their models on their platforms.
- February 22, 2018
IBM plans to commercialize investments in cloud R&D into products, services and tools that draw new customers.
- February 20, 2018
The latest Google Cloud acquisition points to a doubling down on IoT, as the company tries to keep pace with AWS and Microsoft Azure in this emerging market.
- February 15, 2018
VMware cloud security tools will get a boost from the company's acquisition of CloudCoreo, a security and management startup focused on cloud deployments.
- February 13, 2018
An updated Oracle Cloud SLA becomes the first to factor in performance standards for customers -- one of several moves aimed at luring enterprises to its expanding public cloud.
- February 09, 2018
AWS, Azure and GCP are top of mind for public cloud market share, but companies lower down the ranks want their piece of the pie, too.
- February 08, 2018
A handful of companies will control the majority of the public cloud. Is there still room for big-name companies to join the club, or are they already too late?
- February 08, 2018
Serverless tech providers continue to add features as a service that have enterprise interests in mind, and IT pros have some wish list items.
- February 06, 2018
As the market to empower citizen app developers heats up, IBM and Mendix have joined forces to deliver low-code tools for the IBM Cloud.
- January 25, 2018
An Accelerated Networking upgrade to Microsoft Azure reduces latency and improves performance for newer VMs, as Microsoft tries to keep pace with AWS. TEST
- January 16, 2018
IT shops expected their cloud usage to flag due to recent chip bugs, but most environments survived the patches unscathed.
- January 08, 2018
Microsoft's acquisition of Avere Systems addresses a shortcoming in Azure storage services and could help steal some business from AWS and GCP.
- January 05, 2018
Hackers could target cloud computing environments to exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, but AWS, Microsoft and Google say their fixes are enough to bar the doors.
- July 18, 2017
Google's cloud options look to lure more enterprises with a physical device that simplifies data transfer in-house to the Google Cloud Platform.
- April 17, 2017
Visual Basic apps were never meant to run in the cloud, but with automated code conversion tools, their tried-and-true business logic can be refactored and reused.
- March 03, 2017
Given just months to spin off a $20 billion operation into a new, independent company, American Express Global Business Travel turns to the Dell Boomi cloud integration platform.
- February 16, 2017
The challenge of provisioning applications across clusters remains a significant one. Docker's Mike Goelzer explains where the company is headed with Docker Swarm.
- October 21, 2016
Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.
- March 17, 2016
Growing through staff adds and acquisition forced a global architectural design firm to examine where and how it stores data files. The answer lay in cloud-based data storage.
- February 08, 2016
As cloud-based analytics as a service explodes in popularity, decision makers can scrutinize the past for trends and contemplate predictions for the future.
- December 16, 2015
'Tis the yuletide season, so let's have a little fun today. Let's talk about games on the cloud. Not surprisingly, cloud gaming platforms are here. It's a GaaS. It's Gaming as a Service. You've ...
- September 04, 2015
VMware live migration between private data centers and its public cloud could be attractive for some customers, but it’s not without its limitations.
- July 16, 2015
For a company once known for its closed ecosystem, the Microsoft cloud strategy is increasingly reliant on the competition.
- June 01, 2015
An AWS early adopter branched out into Azure and OpenStack while avoiding "sticky" shared services and incorporating open source automation tools.
- December 12, 2013
In this Q&A, Todd DeCapua of Shunra Software Ltd. discusses considerations for minimizing risk and maximizing benefits in a migration to cloud.
- April 16, 2013
Cloud computing templates can make cloud server builds easier and give IT admins some cloud control.
- November 01, 2010
Mark Russinovich -- Microsoft technical fellow, a lead on the Azure platform and a renowned Windows expert -- took pains at PDC '10 (Watch the "Inside Windows Azure" session here) to lay out a ...
- October 07, 2010
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels said on Twitter that AWS does not oversubscribe its services. "If you launch an instance type you get the performance you ask (and pay) for, period. No oversubscription," ...
- August 12, 2010
Salesforce.com rolled out the red carpet for its collaboration with CVM Technology when it put the company's supply-chain management tool on Force.com.
- June 22, 2010
Chatter, Salesforce.com's cloud-based social application, is now in general availability, but real-world reactions from users are mixed at best.
- February 25, 2010
Marc Benioff is bragging about running the biggest enterprise cloud company on planet Earth. Is he telling the truth?
- February 18, 2010
Salesforce.com's new Chatter collaboration tool is just coming online, but some users already question its usefulness.
- January 14, 2010
HP and Microsoft trotted out the big guns to trumpet a data center partnership, but analysts say the move is mostly feel-good and not feature-heavy.
- January 05, 2010
Almost 70,000 customers experienced unexplained downtime afer a data center failure at Salesforce.com's only operations center in Silicon Valley.
- December 16, 2009
Amazon says its new EC2 Spot Instances offering lets user bid on unused EC2 capacity and run those instances for as long as their bid exceeds the current Spot Price. The price will change based on ...