Cloud Computing


Cloud Adoption Survey Points to SDN Demand

The latest membership survey from the Open Data Center Alliance shows increased use of software-defined networking technologies with even more demand forecast for the near future.

Microsoft Unveils Availability on Demand for Azure

The bundled service offering works with Hyper-V now, with VMware compatibility in the preview stage.

DRaaS in the Clouds

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service vendor OnApp touts its wares.

Juniper Contrail SDN Joins Mirantis OpenStack Party

Mirantis announced the integration of Juniper Networks Contrail, a software-defined networking overlay platform, into its "pure-play" OpenStack distribution.

Poll Snapshot: Backup/Disaster Recovery Lagging for Cloud, Virtualization

Companies are beginning to address those concerns, a Zetta survey finds.

Protecting Public Cloud Data

Connected Data Transporter 15 and 30 join a growing market of appliances for SMBs offering cloud security.

Survey: Security Is Top Reason for Cloud Hesitancy

The poll revealed that 90 percent of companies are still wary of data protection in the cloud.

AWS Named Top Public Cloud for Software Development

Recently besieged by competitors in a series of recent surveys that indicate strong challenges to its longstanding cloud supremacy, Amazon Web Services nevertheless was recently ranked by Forrester Research Inc. as the top public cloud platform for software development.

Google Nearline Storage Challenges AWS

Google Inc. challenged established cloud services leader Amazon Web Services Inc. with last week's introduction of a beta Nearline Storage service for housing data that needs to be kept by enterprises but is infrequently accessed.

Gartner: CIOs Need To Consider Cloud First

A new survey shows that many executives still prefer only what they know.

Controlling and Managing Universal File Access with ownCloud

Finding the right balance between access and security across firewalls can be tricky.

vSphere 6 Now Available

The latest revision has more than 650 upgrades.

Eucalyptus AWS Cloud Tool Highlights HP Helion Updates

Improvements to the HP Helion Eucalyptus solution for creating private clouds compatible with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) highlighted recent updates to Hewett Packard's Helion cloud ecosystem tools.

For Hyperconvergence Vendor SimpliVity, a Customer Becomes a Funder

The company gets a new round of cash, raising its value to more than $1 billion.

DRaaS: Keeping It Local

Cosentry emphasizes its nearness to the businesses it serves.

Windows Containers and 'Microvisors'

A new Microsoft partner, Sphere 3D, is making containers that have fewer dependencies than Docker.

Docker Buys Software-Defined Networking Startup

SocketPlane, which took off just three months ago, will add six SDN experts to the Docker roll.

Cloud Comparison: AWS Falling Behind in Mind Share

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) comes out on or near the top of most cloud usage surveys, but a recent report indicates growth is slowing down for the perennial cloud services frontrunner.

IBM Continues Its Climb to the Clouds

New hybrid technologies are the latest addition to the Big Blue growing portfolio.

Survey: Private Cloud Adoption Slows

Public clouds, on the other hand, made significant gains in the RightScale poll.

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