- February 25, 2011
The co-founder of Sun Microsystems reminds everyone that before Amazon Web Services, there was Sun Cloud Compute.
- February 01, 2011
HP prepared a lineup of products aimed at cloud computing, but IT managers can’t stifle their yawns. Who needs an HP cloud, anyway?
- January 27, 2011
Verizon will cement a partnership that began last September by purchasing cloud provider Terremark for $1.4 billion.
- January 17, 2011
IBM seems like a natural to lead in the cloud computing market, but instead the industry pioneer struggles to redefine itself in a fast-changing services world.
- December 10, 2010
Despite blowback from refusing to supply services to whistleblower website WikiLeaks, controversy over congestion, uptime and customer service (or lack thereof), it seems that cloud computing giant ...
Sponsored by Dell Technologies - IT decision-makers are increasingly turning to hyperconverged infrastructure as the go-to solution for a wide range of use cases and workloads from the data center to the hybrid cloud to the edge. See More
Sponsored by Dell Technologies VMware - Digital transformation is the key to survival, success and innovation in the financial sector. For companies in banking and other financial services, digital transformation can be a wide-ranging and potentially complex undertaking. See More
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Sponsored by HPE - Organizations are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud as the platform of choice as they continue to respond to changing business conditions caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to research by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on cloud acceleration and remote work, a recent survey by KPMG sheds light specifically on the value of hybrid cloud. See More
- December 08, 2010
Salesforce.com acquires Ruby on Rails platform Heroku for $212 million, increasing its stake in the cloud development game and raising questions about the future of VMforce.
- 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," ...
- September 24, 2010
Database guru Guy Harrison discusses his work on the new Toad for Cloud product that interacts with next-generation non-relational databases.
- September 24, 2010
Cloud management service provider RightScale just landed a third round of funding, but this time, it's to handle growing demand.
- August 20, 2010
Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Rackspace all offer cloud ROI calculators, but can they really help you figure out the true worth of cloud computing?
- August 16, 2010
VMware has locked up the hypervisor lead in the data center and now wants to dominate cloud services. Enterprise IT shops must weigh its expertise against Microsoft in the enterprise and Google in the cloud.
- 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.
- July 30, 2010
This week I wrote a story about Eli Lilly's struggle with Amazon Web Services over legal indemnification issues. Sources told us that Eli Lilly was walking away from contract negotiations with AWS ...
- July 28, 2010
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, once the poster child for Amazon Web Services is walking away from the cloud provider over legal liability issues.
- 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.
- June 17, 2010
Former 'Master of Disaster' at Amazon Jesse Robbins has a couple of fun tidbits to share about the birth of Amazon EC2. He said the reason it succeeded as an idea in Amazon's giant retail machine ...
- March 19, 2010
Did Terremark and vCloud just stumble on enterprise readiness? One user claims no feedback or support during a recent data center outage.
- March 08, 2010
The company's cloud computing platform is now commercially available in India, complete with access to all existing U.S. services.
- 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.
- 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 ...
- December 04, 2009
Jason Ouellette, author of "Development with the Force.com Platform," talks about developing for the cloud in this podcast.
- November 17, 2009
Although Amazon completed the comprehensive SAS 70 Type II audit which reviews policies, security and practices, analysts say it won't quell potential buyers' concerns unless Amazon releases the report.
- November 04, 2009
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 08, 2009
Software as a Service vendor Salesforce.com showed its user community how Web applications can be built on Force.com at the Cloudforce conference in Boston.
- July 13, 2009
We recently came upon some photos displaying, in fancy picture form, the growth of Amazon Web Services in terms of bandwidth usage and objects stored in Amazon S3. The results are impressive, as ...
- July 08, 2009
Max Planck Institute proposes a way to protect data against security threats as it travels from IT shops to Infrastructure as a Service providers like Amazon.com AWS.
- July 02, 2009
Companies may now be able to outsource data analysis without compromising data security and compliance, thanks to fully homomorphic encryption.
- April 29, 2009
Hardware standardization can benefit cloud computing and virtualization, and it reduces management issues and hardware costs, but at the risk of vendor lock-in.
- April 29, 2009
Have you pondered moving data or applications to the cloud? Consider your system requirements and cloud provider capabilities before you choose one of these three application architectures.
- April 13, 2009
SaaS CRM vendor research must be thorough, especially during a recession, says expert Denis Pombriant. In this column, you'll find out what a company's attrition rate says about its stability.
- March 30, 2009
The given wisdom is that cloud computing decreases IT costs and improves employee productivity. But evidence suggests that the benefits of the cloud aren't so clear-cut.
- March 06, 2009
What do cloud computing and teenage sex have in common? Everyone talks about, few actually do it, and even fewer get it right, according to the following story. Check it out: ...
- September 22, 2008
What is in Cloud Computing? Now you can add Oracle Fusion middleware to the list. Plans to make Fusion available via the Amazon Cloud were part of the first day salvo at Oracle Open World in San Francisco.
- March 20, 2008
Partners of all types are evaluating cloud computing, and some of them are building businesses around that delivery model.
- February 02, 2006
Salesforce.com's recent rash of downtime incidents has kindled a new debate about how customers should be reimbursed for disrupted service.