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Leveraging Cloud-Based Analytics to Make IT Smarter
By Jeff Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on August 19, 2014
There’s good news and bad news about cloud-based IT analytics platforms and tools.
Rackspace Grows Managed Cloud Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on August 12, 2014
Though its own future is uncertain, Rackspace execs see continues opportunity even as Amazon and Google lower pricing.
How Cloud Computing Is Changing Robotics
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on August 05, 2014
Thanks to cloud computing, robots might change the world sooner than you’d expect.
RackWare Ventures into Cloud-based Disaster Recovery
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 29, 2014
In addition to managing cloud workloads, now the software startup aims to protect them as well.
IBM Enables CalCloud for State of California's Cloud Computing Needs
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 24, 2014
California is heading to the cloud thanks to a new cloud infrastructure effort, built and managed by IBM.
VMware Continues Cloud and Network Virtualization Build-out
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 23, 2014
VMware reports second quarter revenue of $1.46 billion, touting the growth of its cloud products. 
Backing Up Your Business: How to Successfully Tier Data in the Cloud
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on July 17, 2014
Understanding the various tiers of storage will help you get the most from your cloud storage deployment.
Choosing a Private Cloud Solution
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on July 16, 2014
Three top experts discuss the many issues surrounding private cloud deployment, from cost to security to vendor lock-in. Watch live on this page.
VMware's Bill Fathers: AWS, Containers, Hybrid Cloud
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on July 11, 2014
The VMware cloud computing executive addressed key issues facing the virtualization leader.
Cloud Computing's Effect on Old Media
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on July 10, 2014
Cloud computing has been highly disruptive to old media – and that’s good news for users.
eNovance Aims to Solve OpenStack Cloud Business Use-Cases[VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 09, 2014
The co-founder of a French cloud vendor recently acquired by Red Hat details the strategy behind his business.
Study: IT Lacks Faith in Cloud Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on June 26, 2014
IT and security professionals expect cloud services to increase the likelihood and economic impact of data breaches.
Oracle Cloud Revenues Growing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on June 20, 2014
Oracle reports its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 earnings showing just how critical cloud has now become for the technology giant.
Microsoft Preps for Azure Machine Learning Launch
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 16, 2014
The company prepares to unveil a new cloud-based offering to help businesses quickly set up predictive analytics services without gutting their IT budgets.
Financial Services and Cloud Computing Can Indeed Work Together
By David Linthicum | Cloud Article Published on June 16, 2014
Concerns about security and regulatory pressures are shifting in an industry seen as reluctant to migrate to the cloud.
What Defines a Private Cloud? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on June 06, 2014
Private cloud isn't the same as simply running  server virtualization, according to HP's cloud chief
Marten Mickos's Challenge
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on June 04, 2014
The CEO of Eucalyptus talks about open source and the future of cloud computing.
60 Open Source Apps You Can Use in the Cloud
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on May 23, 2014
Many open source applications are now available on a SaaS basis, and others can help enterprises set up IaaS or PaaS environments.
New Rules for Database Design in the Cloud
By David Linthicum | Cloud Article Published on May 19, 2014
With a database in the cloud, the challenges of remotely hosted storage must be addressed.
IBM Debuts Cloud Manager with OpenStack [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 16, 2014
IBM explains what its new Cloud Manager release is all about and how it integrates with OpenStack and IBM hardware platforms.