Cloud Computing


Pluribus Leads SDN-Based Converged Infrastructure Effort

Pluribus Networks, on a mission to advance software-defined networking, has teamed up with Red Hat and Super Micro Computer to demonstrate a converged infrastructure package.

Real-Life Azure, Part 2: Branch Office Setup

Digging into Azure IaaS, migrating LOB systems and more.

Docker Containers Get Extended by Microsoft

Microsoft demos a container app that works on both Linux and Windows.

BlueData Supports Hadoop and Spark on Docker

It's marketed as a simple way to get started with Big Data projects.

VMware Jumps Into IDaaS Ring

The company says its new product does not compete with Microsoft's Active Directory.

Pluribus Puts Netvisor on Dell Open Networking Switches

Pluribus Networks is putting its Pluribus Open Netvisor Linux OS on the hardware giant's Open Networking switches in a software-defined networking partnership.

Open Source Groups Release SDN and NFV Software

Things are moving smartly forward in the world of upstart, disruptive networking technologies such as software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, as open source stewards in both camps have come out with new software releases.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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