Cloud Computing


3 Virtualization Predictions for 2015

Dan sees more infiltration of virtualization technologies into the enterprise in the coming year.

2015 Predictions: Microsoft Believes in Clouds Everywhere

Central to its predictions is the connected, virtualized datacenter.

Defining 'Software-Defined' Environments

Is "software-defined" just a marketing catchphrase, or does it have real promise?

2015 Prediction: The Emergence of Workspace Management-as-a-Service Platform

Mitch Parker of Citrix believes the platform "will offer APIs to connect to all of the on-premises datacenter elements seamlessly."

Dell Adds Midokura SDN Overlay for OpenStack

Hardware giant Dell Inc. this week announced a partnership with network virtualization company Midokura that brings its MidoNet software-defined networking (SDN) technology to Dell systems as an overlay option for OpenStack environments.

VMware Updates Its Slate of Cloud Products

A new product for automating the software delivery process is officially released as well.

AWS Untethers OpsWorks from Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. this week said its OpsWorks application management service will now be able to work in on-premises servers.

What Admins Need to Know About Azure

If you haven't looked at or used Microsoft Azure lately, you're missing out. See what it offers, and find out if it will benefit your business.

Mirantis Offers Free Developer Edition of OpenStack

Dan says it's a clever play to lure developers to the open source cloud platform.

AWS Slashes Data Transfer Costs

The cloud price wars continued apace this week, with market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. slashing data transfer costs significantly.

VMware Integrates with Container Platforms

It also builds functionality for Docker Machine, used for remote container orchestration, into several core offerings.

AWS Bends on Upfront Reserved Instances Payments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. this week introduced two new payment options for its EC2 Reserved Instances service.

Rocket Containers, an Alternative to Docker, Blasts Off

CoreOS, in announcing the move, says that Docker has lost sight of its core mission of providing simple application containers.

Survey: OpenStack Dominates Open Source Cloud

CloudStack and Eucalyptus have lost significant market share in the last two years.

'Open Source' May Not Mean What You Think It Means

Although inconceivable to some, open source may be a weakness rather than a strength.

Update of Open Shift PaaS Released by Red Hat

The company calls it "a unified development and operations experience."

AWS Expands Partner Program Benefits

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. announced a raft of enhancements to its AWS Partner Network (APN) during last week's re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.

AWS Pledges To Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. recently joined tech giants like Google and Apple Inc. in promising to run its datacenters solely on renewable energy.

Alert Logic Cloud Defender

An intriguing product in a crowded field; but it doesn't replace a company doing its own due diligence.

Survey: Data Backup Still Lagging

Respondents expect the cloud to hold most of the industry's data within five years.

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