Cloud Index

Cloud IT Spending to Edge Out Traditional Data Centers by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on January 17, 2017
Spending on cloud infrastructure market is catching up to the market for traditional data center solutions, finds IDC.
Serverless Computing: 10 Things You Need to Know
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on January 16, 2017
Also called function as a service, serverless computing offers some benefits for enterprises, particularly those adopting a DevOps approach.
Cloud Market on Track to Cross $150 Billion Mark
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on January 04, 2017
Brisk IaaS and PaaS demand helped cloud providers reach new heights last year, finds Synergy Research.
Uncovering Hidden Cloud Computing Costs
By Susan Nunziata | Cloud Article Published on December 21, 2016
IT organizations are challenged to manage cloud computing costs in an environment of constant price shifting. Here’s what you need to know.
Rise of the Cloud-First Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on December 14, 2016
A new study from North Bridge and Wikibon finds that half of all businesses prioritize the cloud as part of their IT strategy.
Amazon Delivers Cloud Superpowers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on December 01, 2016
New services announced including Artificial Intelligence, configuration and security capabilities.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Ends First Year on a High Note
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on November 23, 2016
HPE CEO Meg Whitman is more confident than ever that splitting Hewlett Packard into two companies was the right decision.
Cloud Inspires Confidence in Disaster Recovery
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 23, 2016
IT managers who use cloud-based disaster recovery services sleep better at night than those who use on-premises solutions, according to a recent study from Zetta.
Hyperconvergence: Pros and Cons
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on November 14, 2016
Hyperconverged systems are becoming a lot more popular, but potential buyers should understand that hyperconverged infrastructure may not be right for every situation.
Oracle Links Its Service and IoT Clouds
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 14, 2016
The company's customer service cloud can draw insights and intelligence from Internet of Things devices to help solve issues faster.
Feds Rest Their Digital Transformation Hopes on the Cloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 10, 2016
U.S. federal agencies are looking to the cloud to help them prepare for the realities of today's tech-driven landscape.
Top 9 Cloud Computing Failures
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on November 10, 2016
Outages, hacks, bad weather, human error and other factors have led to some spectacular cloud failures.
Public Cloud Stokes Trust Issues
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 09, 2016
Businesses may be subscribing to cloud services in droves but many IT pros are increasingly casting a suspicious eye, a recent study from the SANS Institute shows.
Kubernetes vs CloudFoundry [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on November 08, 2016
Mark Shuttleworth explains why he continues to support both CloudFoundry and Kubernetes.
Amazon Leads in Public IaaS, IBM Has the Private Cloud Edge
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 31, 2016
AWS maintains its lead in the public IaaS space while IBM claims the top spot in the managed private clouds, according to Synergy Research Group's latest data.
What’s Driving CFOs to the Cloud?
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on October 31, 2016
Traditionally risk-adverse, CFOs are deeply reluctant to adopt an application that could disrupt their ongoing operations.
What is OpenStack?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on October 26, 2016
OpenStack isn't just about the cloud, it's a whole approach to how software can be built.
The Multi-Cloud Enterprise Is Becoming the Norm
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 26, 2016
A new study from 451 Research finds that most organizations are juggling multiple clouds, adding complexity to their IT operations.
Azure Pricing: 10 Pitfalls to Avoid
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on October 24, 2016
Azure pricing requires research – Azure is a versatile cloud service yet with a complex pricing menu, the options are numerous. Here's how not navigate it with fewer problems.
Google Refreshes Its Enterprise Cloud Storage Lineup
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 20, 2016
Not to be outdone by AWS and Microsoft Azure, Google unveils new enterprise-grade cloud storage plans to help businesses rein in costs.