Cloud Index

Platform9 Aims to Control the Private Cloud from the Cloud [Video]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on July 01, 2015
Sirish Raghuram, co-founder and CEO at Platform9, discusses how his company's technology platform uses OpenStack to manage on-premises resources.
How to Choose a Hadoop as a Service Provider
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on June 30, 2015
Hadoop in the cloud, also know as Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), is a sub-category of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Google Cloud Platform: Google Execs Speak
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on June 25, 2015
A press conference at Google Next provided updates about the management of Google Cloud Platform, including Docker and pricing strategy.
Will the Real Private Cloud Please Stand Up?
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on June 18, 2015
Despite the naysayers, private cloud is growing. Here's an overview of the private cloud landscape, including vendors and products and terminology.
Coveo Lassos the Cloud for Enterprise Search
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 17, 2015
The company turns to cloud computing for unified, intelligent enterprise search services.
The Cloud vs. Open Source
By Bruce Byfield | Cloud Article Published on June 09, 2015
Who would have predicted that free software would dominate online storage?
Catalogic Releases Docker-Delivered ECX Copy Data Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on June 09, 2015
The company's VMware-friendly ECX copy data management software now supports the Docker container technology and NetApp's full storage portfolio.
EMC Acquires Virtustream for $1.2 Billion in Enterprise Cloud App Push
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on May 26, 2015
The data storage giant makes a major move into enterprise cloud services by snapping up the hybrid cloud management company.
Cloud Driving HP's Server Business Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 22, 2015
HP reports its second quarter fiscal 2015 results as the company continues to prepare for its big separation.
Docker Drives Interest in App Containerization Technologies
By Jaikumar Vijayan | Cloud Article Published on May 21, 2015
Though Docker remains the de facto leader, some have begun offering related technology.
75 Open Source Cloud Computing Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on May 20, 2015
The open source community offers apps that can help you build and manage your own cloud as well as apps available on a SaaS basis.
OpenStack Boldly Going Where No Cloud Has Gone Before (Mars)
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 19, 2015
NASA engineer explains how OpenStack is a key part of enabling space exploration.
Cloud IaaS Market to Grow Nearly 33% in 2015: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on May 19, 2015
The market for cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service solutions will hit over $16 billion, but Gartner warns of darker skies ahead.
Walmart Delivers Every Day Low Prices with OpenStack Cloud Power
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on May 18, 2015
The retail powerhouse explains how it's using OpenStack in its vast IT infrastructure.
Cloud Computing DR: Accelerating Developments
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on May 14, 2015
Cloud-based DR certainly offers big advantages of scalability and flexibility, but moving DR to the cloud also adds complexity and expense.
SAP Tackles the Internet of Things with HANA Cloud, Partners
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on May 07, 2015
The company lines up major supporters for the company's cloud-based Internet of Things business services and application platform.
Amazon Breaks Out Cloud Earnings
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on April 24, 2015
For the first time ever, Amazon breaks out its cloud earnings -- impressing the cloud computing industry in the process.
Avni Fast-Tracks Cloud Application Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on April 22, 2015
Fresh out of stealth mode, the startup launches software that enables developers and businesses to cloudify their applications in minutes.
Microsoft's Vision of Cloud Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published on April 21, 2015
Scott Charney, Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing, details what's wrong and what's right in security.
HP and Dell Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on April 20, 2015
The growing popularity of cloud applications and services pushed IT infrastructure spending to $8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, reports IDC.