Cloud Index

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.
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.