Cloud Computing


Microsoft Azure Expands North of the Border

Two new datacenters in Canada will bring the global total to 22.

What Does the Cisco Acquisition of Piston Mean?

The number of independent OpenStack vendors is rapidly shrinking.

Two OpenStack-Focused Companies Get Bought

Blue Box and Piston are swallowed up by Cisco and IBM.

Survey: Performance Issues Are Top 'Pain Point' for Storage

The study also found that two out three organizations have more than 50 percent of workloads virtualized.

How Many Nines of Uptime Do You Need?

Service providers have many uptime guarantees. Which one you choose should be dictated on a workload-by-workload basis.

InterCloud Launches Proof-of-Concept SDN/NFV Lab Service

InterCloud Systems today launched a new cloud service to provide a lab environment for companies wishing to prove concepts based on modern, emerging software-defined networking and network functions virtualization technologies.

'Powerfully Simple' Windows Backup

Axcient offers full deduplication of data both locally and in the cloud.

Real-Life Azure, Part 1: Setting Up the Environment

In this first installment on moving to a hybrid cloud, our fictional company decides on the cloud provider and creates the infrastructure.

AWS Tops Azure in Gartner IaaS Ranking

Its Magic Quadrant report says AWS has a "multiyear" advantage over Microsoft and Google clouds.

Citrix Pushes the 'Software-Defined Workspace'

Workspace Cloud gets its first public demonstration, at its Synergy conference.

Cloud OSes: Benefit or Bane?

Are you gaining flexibility or unwittingly setting yourself up for lock-in?

PLUMgrid, Huawei Team Up for New-Age OpenStack Automation

With the goal of simplifying deployment of new-age networking technologies such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), PLUMgrid Inc. and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. have teamed up to tackle OpenStack automation.

Cloud Storage Provider: Azure Faster Than Amazon Web Services

The results come via an annual report by Nasuni.

Big Switch SDN Fabric Now Supports VMware NSX

Big Switch Networks today announced its upgraded software-defined networking offering now supports VMware NSX virtualization.

PLUMgrid Partners with Cumulus for Bare-Metal OpenStack SDN

PLUMgrid is partnering with Cumulus Networks to offer the benefits of software-defined networking in OpenStack environments running on bare-metal hardware.

External Applications with VMware Horizon Workspace and SAML

How to leverage Security Assertion Markup Language to pass authentication information to Salesforce.

Microsoft Tries To 'Ignite' the Public with Its Vision

A three-hour keynote touched on a bit of everything, including Microsoft Azure, Windows and security.

Nano Server Featured in Windows Server 2016 Preview 2

Simplified upgrades is another feature, including rolling upgrades for Hyper-V.

Microsoft: Nano Server Is Most Significant Change Since Windows NT

It's cloud optimized, and 20 times smaller than Server Core.

OpenStack Releases Next Version, known as 'Kilo'

Its main new features revolve around greater scalability.

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