Cloud Index

Survey: Moving to the Cloud Still Ain’t Easy
By Jeff Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on November 21, 2014
Close to half of survey respondents had a failed or stalled cloud computing implementation.
Red Hat Calls CloudFoundry the Unix of the Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on November 19, 2014
Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier takes direct aim at his Platform as a Service rival. [VIDEO]
How the Cloud is Reshaping the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 12, 2014
The cloud has grown up. SAP's Tim Minahan outlines how cloud computing is transforming business and talks about the transition process for enterprises at Cloud Business Summit.
OpenStack: Do The Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on November 11, 2014
OpenStack's executive director and its COO answer the most vulcan of questions.
Backup as a Service: To BaaS or Not to BaaS
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on November 10, 2014
Cloud-based Backup as a Service may or may not be a good choice for your business, depending on cost and management factors.
Convirture Backs Up OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on November 05, 2014
Riding the OpenStack wave, the data backup technology provides an automated policy driven approach.
Achieving the Promise of the Analytics Cloud
By Jeff Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on October 27, 2014
Salesforce.com's answer to the Big Data challenge, the Analytics Cloud, has the potential to be a major market force.
Can You Secure Your Business Intelligence Data in the Cloud?
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on October 22, 2014
Due diligence is one of the most important steps businesses can take before choosing a cloud computing provider.
Five Myths about Cloud Storage in Healthcare
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on October 10, 2014
Among the myths: Healthcare data stored on-site is more secure than the cloud. Not true, opines an expert on cloud storage for health organizations.
No, Really, Oracle Does Cloud Computing
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on October 06, 2014
Oracle may be late to the cloud, or perhaps it’s right on time. Either way, it faces big challenges ahead.
The Big Split: HP Redefines Itself
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on October 06, 2014
In a major act of redefinition, HP separates its enterprise business from its PC division.
Deploying Cloud Infrastructure at the Speed of the Cloud
By Datamation.com Staff | Cloud Article Published on October 03, 2014
In order to deploy new infrastructure at the speed their end users demand, IT needs visual automation tools with building-block architecture and true DIY capabilities.
Cisco Expands Intercloud Effort
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on September 30, 2014
Building on a launch earlier this year, 26 new service providers join the Cisco cloud computing initiative.
IBM Boosts Cloud Resiliency
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on September 23, 2014
With an eye toward the disaster recovery market, IBM opens its largest US-based cloud resiliency center.
Oracle Growing Cloud Business Rapidly
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on September 19, 2014
Larry Ellison shifts titles, though little will change as Oracle ramps up its cloud efforts.
Combining Big Data and Cloud: Transforming IT and Business
By Larry Marion | Cloud Article Published on September 16, 2014
Despite challenges, combining Big Data and cloud computing delivers huge business value.
Does Docker Need an Open Source Foundation? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on September 04, 2014
Docker founder Solomon Hykes explains his views on whether a third party foundation is needed for the open source container virtualization effort.
Are Docker and VMware Strange Bedfellows?
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on August 28, 2014
Experts weigh in on the Docker-VMware alliance announced this week at VMworld.
VMware Expands Cloud Desktop Delivery, Enhanced vMotion for Servers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on August 26, 2014
VMworld's day two keynote details end-user computing advancements.
Optimizing Virtualization for the Hybrid Cloud
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on August 22, 2014
Virtualization is essential to the data center, yet this core technology must be expanded to optimize for hybrid cloud.