Cloud Computing


AWS Launches Enterprise File-Sharing Service Zocalo

The Amazon Zocalo service became generally available on Wednesday, less than two months after being released in limited preview.

VMworld 2014 Day 2 Keynote: Software-Defined Datacenter Realized

Today's presentation was devoted to spotlighting new and upcoming VMware tools.

AWS To Open Brick-and-Mortar 'Loft' for Developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. will open a brick-and-mortar store in San Francisco this fall as part of an effort to educate developers on its cloud services, the company announced last week.

VMworld 2014 Day 1 Wrapup

The good and bad from virtualization's biggest party.

VMworld: VMware Talks Up Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Datacenters

VMware's Robin Matlock, Pat Gelsinger, Bill Fathers and Carl Eschenbach took the stage to urge IT to be "brave" when it comes to hybrid cloud adoption.

AWS Scores High-Level Federal Cloud Security Approval

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has approved Amazon Web Services (AWS) to handle more sensitive data for the Department of Defense (DoD).

vCloud Hybrid Service Renamed vCloud Air

VMware also rebrands its service provider programming, calling it the "VMware vCloud Air Network."

Explosive Growth Forecast for Software-Defined Networking

Definitions of software-defined networking (SDN) are all over the place, and so are market predictions, but it's clear the new technology is primed for explosive growth.

VMware Buys CloudVolumes

The application-delivery technology is expected to be integrated with Horizon 6.

Start-Up Has New Approach for SDN Security

GuardiCore Ltd. doesn't think you can keep the bad guys out of your datacenter, so it's going to fight them after they get in, using software-defined networking (SDN) techniques to protect SDNs.

Zend Puts PHP Development Platform on AWS Marketplace

Zend Technologies, curator of the PHP scripting language, recently made its PHP development platform available as a Platform as a Service (PaaS) via Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Storage: Virtualized vs. Software-Defined

Is there a difference between these two seemingly similar storage concepts? Yes, and it has to do with how that storage is managed.

AWS Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to WorkSpaces

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) gave its Amazon WorkSpaces product another layer of security this week with the addition of multi-factor authentication.

Russinovich: Microsoft 'Squeezing' Amazon in the Cloud

The famous engineer takes direct aim at Amazon Web Services.

Platform9 Promises Management of Private Clouds

The company just received $4.5 million in funding.

Do You Need WAN Optimization?

An expert weighs in on how to decide that you need more bandwidth.

Virtualization and Cloud Computing: Adapt or Go Extinct

A SolarWinds survey finds a radically different IT landscape than what existed a few short years ago, and much has to do with virtualization and cloud computing.

Surveys Point to Software-Defined Networking Growth

Two brand-new surveys show similar attitudes about the future adoption of SDN technology in the datacenter.

Unitrends UVB 8.0 Can Back Up, Restore vSphere, Hyper-V and XenServer

Formerly known as PHD Virtual Backup, it's the product of the Unitrend acquisition of PHD last year.

Forrester: Public Clouds Are Viable for Backup and Disaster Recovery

A study also found that most IT pros remain concerned about security and privacy of data backed up in the cloud.

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