In a move widely seen as a direct challenge to current cloud-infrastructure leaders Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), Google Inc. and Microsoft, Oracle Corp. announced plans this week to quadruple its current datacenter operations across Asia, Europe and the Americas.
- By John K. Waters
While not completely comprehensive, there are a number of different policy settings that are exposed through the Active Directory Administrative Center.
The Apache Software Foundation today announced CloudStack v4.11, the newest version of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform for enterprise cloud orchestration.
Brien Posey explains how joining a cloud-based directory service is very similar to joining an on-premises Active Directory forest.
Rick Vanover steps through setting up a user account mailbox in Office 365.
- By Rick Vanover
It might be tempting to assume that 2018 will be smooth sailing for the containerization movement. However, things aren't quite that simple.
VMware has taken the wraps off a new appliance that lets users of its vSphere cloud computing virtualization platform perform analytics, serverless computing and even machine learning on Internet of Things edge devices via the AWS Greengrass service.
Microsoft's relentless focus on transitioning to the cloud have resulted in strong financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2018.
- By Scott Bekker
Red Hat Inc. this week announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform and container-native solutions provider CoreOS for the reported purchase price of $250 million.
- By Wendy A. Hernandez
The Cloud IP Platform from Versa Networks can help organizations implement SD-WANs on the Amazon Web Services cloud, according to research commissioned by the cloud giant.
In its "Most Promising Jobs 2018" report published in mid-January, LinkedIn includes a list of the most in-demand skills, with Cloud and Distributed Computing landing at the top.
Brien Posey drills down on how to set up termination protection in the Amazon EC2 dashboard to prevent mission-critical instances from being accidentally deleted.
The all-cash deal valued at $42.5 million is the first acquisition for the company in almost a decade.
- By Wendy A. Hernandez
Because things can go wrong with the cloud service, an easy way to determine where the problem is occurring is to use the Service Health Dashboard.
The second of a five-part series on Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), now a fully supported feature of Windows 10.
Due to the dynamic nature of containers and their ability to scale, they present unique security challenges and, predictably, various companies have emerged to address these challenges.
Available for use with both Linux- and Windows-based VMs, Microsoft's Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines is now generally available.
Due to its size and importance, many companies -- both large and small -- choose to announce their new products and services at the event. Here are some that caught Tom Fenton's attention.
Brien Posey shows how to create a cloud-based Active Directory, and how to join an AWS virtual machine instance to the Active Directory environment that's been created.
An exciting event where container experts, developers and implementers all got together to discuss the present state -- and future -- of container technology.