Cloud Index

Navigating AWS Pricing Structure
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on February 09, 2016
AWS is the market leader in cloud computing, yet AWS pricing can be decidedly complex.
VMware Broadens Its Hybrid-Cloud Virtual Desktop Horizons
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on February 09, 2016
The company embraces the one-stop management in the latest version of its enterprise desktop and application virtualization platform.
Microsoft and Google Lead in Cloud Growth, AWS Rules Overall
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on February 04, 2016
Microsoft Azure and Google's cloud are growing quickly, yet both lag Amazon's AWS by significant margins.
Azure Pricing: Navigating Microsoft's Azure Cloud
By David Needle | Cloud Article Published on February 01, 2016
Azure pricing can be complex. Azure cloud offers many advantages, yet companies migrating to the cloud can easily overspend without careful planning.
Amazon Web Service Continues to Grow Revenues
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on January 29, 2016
Amazon CFO disputes analyst claim that AWS revenue growth is slowing, as he tallies AWS's price reductions and new features.
As Cloud Services Mature, Three Key Lessons Learned
By Larry Marion | Cloud Article Published on January 27, 2016
Cloud and on-premises integration and unifying the user experience remain major challenges, yet IT and business clients are working better together.
IBM 2015 Revenues Emphasize Strong Cloud Strategy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on January 20, 2016
Big Blue is in the process of a multi-year transformation to re-make itself for a new era of cloud and IT services.
$110 Billion Cloud Market Growing 28% Annually: Synergy Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on January 07, 2016
The cloud computing market is growing by leaps and bounds, and the outlook is just as bright.
AT&T Enlists Cisco, IBM and Intel in Smart City IoT Push
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on January 06, 2016
The telecom giant is teaming up with tech titans to bring Internet of Things technologies to bear on the problems faced by today's metropolises.
Amazon AWS vs. Microsoft Azure Buying Guide
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on January 05, 2016
An overview of Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud computing platforms, from pricing structure to compute power.
OpenStack Cloud in 2016: Looking Back, Looking Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on January 04, 2016
The year 2015 was a landmark year for open source cloud technology efforts, but the best is still yet to come in 2016.
App Containers and IoT Among Top Tech Trends for 2016: CA
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on December 29, 2015
Growth in application containers, business analytics and the Internet of Things are among CA Technologies' IT predictions for the upcoming year.
What is the Intersection of PaaS and Containers? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on December 10, 2015
Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS explains how containers enable a new type of Google-like infrastructure.
Cloud Services vs. Local Linux Installs
By Bruce Byfield | Cloud Article Published on December 10, 2015
When should you choose cloud services and when a local Linux installation?
Cloud Budgeting Emerging as a Challenge for Enterprises: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on December 09, 2015
A survey from Dimensional Research and Cloud Cruiser finds that IT pros are having a tough time measuring cloud use and its financial impact to their companies.
Public Clouds and Disaster Recovery
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on December 08, 2015
Using public clouds for disaster recovery requires sifting through many vendor offerings and possible solutions. It’s also essential to examine your own priorities.
Smart Cities Will Drive IoT Device Demand in 2016: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on December 07, 2015
Next year, 1.6 billion connected devices will help smart cities operate a little more efficiently, predicts the research firm.
What's the Intersection of Docker and OpenStack? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on December 04, 2015
Ben Golub, CEO of Docker Inc explains why his company hasn't joined the OpenStack Foundation (yet).
Build Your Own Linux Cloud Alternative
By Matt Hartley | Cloud Article Published on November 30, 2015
Linux users, even those with limited connectivity, can easily use the cloud for backup and other purposes.
IT Landscape Reshaped by Hyperscale Cloud Demand
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 19, 2015
Cloud data center operators are investing billions of dollars to meet increased demand, disrupting traditional IT spending patterns, reveals Synergy Research Group.