Cloud Index

Personal Clouds Are Casting Their Shadows over Enterprise IT
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on August 07, 2015
Businesses are facing new IT management challenges as employees embrace cloud services that span across their personal and work lives, according to Gartner.
DreamHost CEO Details OpenStack Customer Use Cases [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 27, 2015
Simon Anderson, CEO of DreamHost, discusses scenarios where OpenStack makes sense for his customers, even when multiple other hosting options are available.
Amazon Cloud Revenue Continues To Shoot for the Stars
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 24, 2015
It's clear: there truly is a silver lining in the cloud for Amazon.
Cloud Costs Drop Faster for Hagglers: 451 Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 16, 2015
Want lower prices from cloud providers? Businesses that negotiate their rates in advance get bigger discounts.
SwiftStack Founder Plots a Path Forward for Cloud Storage [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 14, 2015
Joe Arnold, founder of OpenStack storage vendor SwiftStack discusses where his company is at now, and where it's headed in the future.
Sysdig Raises $10.7M for Container Monitoring
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 14, 2015
The company scores millions in VC funding and officially launches its Sysdig Cloud container monitoring and troubleshooting platform.
Private Cloud Debate: Pros vs Cons
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on July 07, 2015
Four leading tech experts debate the merits of private cloud computing.
The DOD’s New Cloud Security Requirements: What Hosts Should Know
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on July 07, 2015
In January, the Department of Defense released a new set of cloud security standards. The document is one that every host should read – and learn from.
Platform9 Aims to Control the Private Cloud from the Cloud [Video]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 01, 2015
Sirish Raghuram, co-founder and CEO at Platform9, discusses how his company's technology platform uses OpenStack to manage on-premises resources.
How to Choose a Hadoop as a Service Provider
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on June 30, 2015
Hadoop in the cloud, also know as Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), is a sub-category of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Google Cloud Platform: Google Execs Speak
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on June 25, 2015
A press conference at Google Next provided updates about the management of Google Cloud Platform, including Docker and pricing strategy.
Will the Real Private Cloud Please Stand Up?
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on June 18, 2015
Despite the naysayers, private cloud is growing. Here's an overview of the private cloud landscape, including vendors and products and terminology.
Coveo Lassos the Cloud for Enterprise Search
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 17, 2015
The company turns to cloud computing for unified, intelligent enterprise search services.
The Cloud vs. Open Source
By Bruce Byfield | Cloud Article Published on June 09, 2015
Who would have predicted that free software would dominate online storage?
Catalogic Releases Docker-Delivered ECX Copy Data Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 09, 2015
The company's VMware-friendly ECX copy data management software now supports the Docker container technology and NetApp's full storage portfolio.
EMC Acquires Virtustream for $1.2 Billion in Enterprise Cloud App Push
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on May 26, 2015
The data storage giant makes a major move into enterprise cloud services by snapping up the hybrid cloud management company.
Cloud Driving HP's Server Business Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 22, 2015
HP reports its second quarter fiscal 2015 results as the company continues to prepare for its big separation.
Docker Drives Interest in App Containerization Technologies
By Jaikumar Vijayan | Cloud Article Published on May 21, 2015
Though Docker remains the de facto leader, some have begun offering related technology.
75 Open Source Cloud Computing Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on May 20, 2015
The open source community offers apps that can help you build and manage your own cloud as well as apps available on a SaaS basis.
OpenStack Boldly Going Where No Cloud Has Gone Before (Mars)
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 19, 2015
NASA engineer explains how OpenStack is a key part of enabling space exploration.