Cloud Index

LinuxCon: Cloud Native Computing Foundation Expands
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on August 24, 2016
Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the CNCF details what his organization is now doing.
Azure vs. AWS: Cloud Comparison
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on August 23, 2016
Comparing Azure and AWS reveals key differences between the cloud latforms in Big Data, developer tools, IoT support and management options.
Midsized Enterprises Look to the Cloud, Analytics to Boost Productivity
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on August 19, 2016
Deloitte's latest study finds that a majority of mid-market organizations are investing more on IT this year, and those funds are likely to get funneled into the cloud, business analytics and big data.
Amazon CTO Details the Evolution of the Cloud Model
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on August 12, 2016
When Amazon Web Services first launched it was all about compute, storage and networking, but now it's about a whole lot more.
Public Cloud Services Providers to Rake in $195 Billion by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on August 12, 2016
IDC predicts that the market for SaaS, IaaS and other public cloud IT services will more than double in just a few short years.
AWS Pricing: 3 Tools to Manage AWS Costs
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on August 12, 2016
AWS pricing can offer some major surprises. Use these tools to better manage and contain your AWS cloud costs.
Kaminsky Advocates for Greater Cloud Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on August 10, 2016
[VIDEO] In a press conference at the Black Hat USA security event, researcher Dan Kaminsky detailed why the cloud isn't just about convenience.
What is Private Cloud?
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on August 08, 2016
A private cloud can increase efficiency, decrease costs and offer more security than a public cloud. Yet private clouds offer challenges of their own.
Amazon Enjoys Comfortable Lead in the Cloud Infrastructure Services Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on August 01, 2016
Rivals are giving chase, but it may take them a while to narrow Amazon's staggering lead.
Top 10 Cloud Computing Companies
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on August 01, 2016
These IaaS, PaaS and SaaS vendors boast industry-leading revenues.
Amazon Cloud Revenue Hits $2.9B
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 29, 2016
Touting hundreds of new significant services and features, Amazon Web Services revenue continues to rise -- markedly.
Oracle Acquires NetSuite for $9.3B in Cloud Application Push
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 28, 2016
Another multibillion-dollar deal rocks the tech world as Oracle snaps up cloud business software maker NetSuite.
Cloud Will Have a $1 Trillion Impact on IT Spending by 2020: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 21, 2016
Enterprises are shifting more of their workloads to the cloud and it's having an effect on how they pay for IT.
IBM Grows Cloud Revenues in 2Q16
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 19, 2016
Cloud is increasingly becoming a core part of Big Blue's business.
Rethinking Software Development in IoT
By Jeff Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on July 11, 2016
IoT demands new software development tools and techniques, and a growing number of companies are attempting to satisfy this need.
Mirantis Embracing Kubernetes and Containers for OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 11, 2016
Mirantis is working on shifting its Fuel cloud deployment and management tool to be container-based.
Cloud Hardware Market Hit $6.6 Billion in Q1
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 01, 2016
Vendors sold more equipment despite slowing demand from hyperscale public cloud customers.
Amazon's Cloud Spreads to Mumbai, India
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 29, 2016
Amazon flips the switch on two new cloud data centers in its new Asia Pacific Mumbai Region.
Why Docker is Like Chicken Nuggets and Waffle Cones
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on June 24, 2016
Understanding what the container micro-services revolution is all about, summed up at Dockercon.
Enterprises Are Wasting Little Time Transitioning to the Cloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 23, 2016
Many businesses expect the cloud to lift the majority of their IT burdens from their shoulders over the next few years, according to a new study from the Uptime Institute.