Cloud Index

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.
Cloud IaaS Market to Grow Nearly 33% in 2015: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on May 19, 2015
The market for cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service solutions will hit over $16 billion, but Gartner warns of darker skies ahead.
Walmart Delivers Every Day Low Prices with OpenStack Cloud Power
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 18, 2015
The retail powerhouse explains how it's using OpenStack in its vast IT infrastructure.
Cloud Computing DR: Accelerating Developments
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on May 14, 2015
Cloud-based DR certainly offers big advantages of scalability and flexibility, but moving DR to the cloud also adds complexity and expense.
SAP Tackles the Internet of Things with HANA Cloud, Partners
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on May 07, 2015
The company lines up major supporters for the company's cloud-based Internet of Things business services and application platform.
Amazon Breaks Out Cloud Earnings
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on April 24, 2015
For the first time ever, Amazon breaks out its cloud earnings -- impressing the cloud computing industry in the process.
Avni Fast-Tracks Cloud Application Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on April 22, 2015
Fresh out of stealth mode, the startup launches software that enables developers and businesses to cloudify their applications in minutes.
Microsoft's Vision of Cloud Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on April 21, 2015
Scott Charney, Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing, details what's wrong and what's right in security.
HP and Dell Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on April 20, 2015
The growing popularity of cloud applications and services pushed IT infrastructure spending to $8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, reports IDC.
Why So Much Shade Thrown at Private Cloud?
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on April 15, 2015
The private cloud takes its share of disparagement. But that’s likely to change dramatically.
Amazon's Container Service Goes GA
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on April 10, 2015
Amazon makes good on its promise to launch a container service.
Cloud Foundry Gets a New Backer in Mirantis
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on April 02, 2015
Analysis/Opinion: Open source PaaS Foundation adds a new member to help advance alignment with OpenStack.
Virtual Failover in the Cloud: Challenge Abound
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on March 26, 2015
Leveraging failover in the cloud is more than simply replicating to a cloud-based environment.
Cloud Provider's SLA: What to Look For
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on March 25, 2015
Look closely at your cloud provider's Service Level Agreement – it could make or break you and your company.
HP Separation to Cost $1.3 Billion in 2015
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on February 26, 2015
Breaking up HP into two separate companies will be a costly and complex affair.
Seven Reasons Your Cloud Deployment Might be Delayed
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on February 24, 2015
Most private clouds fail, according to Gartner. And the public cloud also has its challenges. There are many reasons why.