Cloud Index

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.
IoT Challenges for IT: Big Data Skills and Real-time Processors
By Larry Marion | Cloud Article Published on February 17, 2015
The Internet of Things will drive IT to extend real-time processing to more functions and applications. Yet another reason to add Big Data analytics to your resume.
Actifio Taps the Cloud for Business Continuity
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on February 09, 2015
Company's new Actifio One provides data protection and cloud-enabled application availability in a single product.
Tesora Plans a Course for Database Updates in OpenStack Kilo [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on February 04, 2015
Ken Rugg, Founder and CEO of Tesora, discusses what's next for the Trove database project in the OpenStack cloud.
Data Lakes
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on February 02, 2015
Data lakes improve business analytics and BI by integrating results from multiple knowledge sources.
IBM's Cloud Business Generates $7 Billion in 2014 Revenue
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on January 21, 2015
Big Blue is building its business on cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security technologies.
IBM Added to Patent Horde in 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on January 12, 2015
More patents were issued to IBM in 2014 than ever before as the company expands analytics, cloud and security innovations.
Linux Foundation AllSeen Alliance Expands Internet of Things Efforts
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on January 06, 2015
New AllJoyn Gateway Agent integrates cloud computing services with Internet of Things.
Cloud Foundry Foundation Launches as Linux Foundation Collaborative Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on December 09, 2014
Platform-as-a-Service platform now has an open governance and development model to push it forward.
Microsoft Beefs Up Azure Websites Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on December 02, 2014
The company releases new analytics and self-service capabilities to help customers optimize their Websites and Web-based apps.