'Cloud Computing' Tag Index

Google Cloud Platform: Google Execs Speak
By James Maguire | Article Published June 25, 2015
A press conference at Google Next provided updates about the management of Google Cloud Platform, including Docker and pricing strategy.
Tags: cloud computing, Google Cloud, Google Cloud Platform
Will the Real Private Cloud Please Stand Up?
By Christine Taylor | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, private cloud, OpenStack Cloud
Coveo Lassos the Cloud for Enterprise Search
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 17, 2015
The company turns to cloud computing for unified, intelligent enterprise search services.
Tags: cloud computing, enterprise search
The Cloud vs. Open Source
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published June 09, 2015
Who would have predicted that free software would dominate online storage?
Tags: open source, Linux, cloud computing
Third Platform: Trends and Strategies
By James Maguire | Article Published June 03, 2015
An in-depth discussion of the Third Platform, focusing on how businesses can use it to gain competitive advantage.
Tags: cloud computing, Third platform
EMC Acquires Virtustream for $1.2 Billion in Enterprise Cloud App Push
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 26, 2015
The data storage giant makes a major move into enterprise cloud services by snapping up the hybrid cloud management company.
Tags: cloud computing, EMC
Cloud Driving HP's Server Business Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 22, 2015
HP reports its second quarter fiscal 2015 results as the company continues to prepare for its big separation.
Tags: cloud computing, HP
75 Open Source Cloud Computing Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, Open Source App
OpenStack Boldly Going Where No Cloud Has Gone Before (Mars)
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 19, 2015
NASA engineer explains how OpenStack is a key part of enabling space exploration.
Tags: cloud computing, NASA, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud
Cloud IaaS Market to Grow Nearly 33% in 2015: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, Gartner, IaaS
Walmart Delivers Every Day Low Prices with OpenStack Cloud Power
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 18, 2015
The retail powerhouse explains how it's using OpenStack in its vast IT infrastructure.
Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, Walmart
Cloud Computing DR: Accelerating Developments
By Christine Taylor | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, disaster recovery, DR
Amazon Breaks Out Cloud Earnings
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 24, 2015
For the first time ever, Amazon breaks out its cloud earnings -- impressing the cloud computing industry in the process.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, Amazon
Avni Fast-Tracks Cloud Application Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 22, 2015
Fresh out of stealth mode, the startup launches software that enables developers and businesses to cloudify their applications in minutes.
Tags: cloud computing, startup, cloud applications
Microsoft's Vision of Cloud Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 21, 2015
Scott Charney, Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing, details what's wrong and what's right in security.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Security Concerns
HP and Dell Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, Dell, HP, Cloud Infrastructure
Deflating the Cloud BI Hype Balloon
By Larry Marion | Article Published April 16, 2015
Business intelligence delivered via the cloud is showing early signs of maturity, with integration challenges (and IT opportunities) rising. Reports of the end of on-premise BI may be premature.
Tags: cloud computing, business intelligence, BI, big data
Why So Much Shade Thrown at Private Cloud?
By James Maguire | Article Published April 15, 2015
The private cloud takes its share of disparagement. But that’s likely to change dramatically.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, Amazon Web Services, private cloud
Amazon's Container Service Goes GA
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 10, 2015
Amazon makes good on its promise to launch a container service.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, Amazon, containers
Cloud Foundry Gets a New Backer in Mirantis
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 02, 2015
Analysis/Opinion: Open source PaaS Foundation adds a new member to help advance alignment with OpenStack.
Tags: cloud computing, PaaS, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry
Virtual Failover in the Cloud: Challenge Abound
By Christine Taylor | Article Published March 26, 2015
Leveraging failover in the cloud is more than simply replicating to a cloud-based environment.
Tags: cloud computing, disaster recovery, failover
Cloud Provider's SLA: What to Look For
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published March 25, 2015
Look closely at your cloud provider's Service Level Agreement – it could make or break you and your company.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud provider, SLAs
HP Separation to Cost $1.3 Billion in 2015
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 26, 2015
Breaking up HP into two separate companies will be a costly and complex affair.
Tags: cloud computing, HP
Seven Reasons Your Cloud Deployment Might be Delayed
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published February 24, 2015
Most private clouds fail, according to Gartner. And the public cloud also has its challenges. There are many reasons why.
Tags: cloud computing, private cloud, public cloud
Actifio Taps the Cloud for Business Continuity
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published February 09, 2015
Company's new Actifio One provides data protection and cloud-enabled application availability in a single product.
Tags: cloud computing, business continuity
IBM's Cloud Business Generates $7 Billion in 2014 Revenue
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 21, 2015
Big Blue is building its business on cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security technologies.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, IBM Cloud Services, earnings report
Enterprise Applications: What Businesses Need to Know
By James Maguire | Article Published January 16, 2015
An expert panel discusses current trends in enterprise applications, providing advice for businesses looking to refresh their portfolio of enterprise apps.
Tags: cloud computing, enterprise applications
HP's Future is about Cloud and 3D Printers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 26, 2014
HP reports fiscal 2014 revenue of $111.5 billion as company split looms large.
Tags: cloud computing, HP, printers
Controlling Cloud Computing Costs: Video Roundtable
By James Maguire | Article Published November 25, 2014
Four experts discuss the critical issues in understanding the confusion around cloud computing costs.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, private cloud, public cloud
Enterprise SaaS Goes Mission Critical: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 25, 2014
The research firm expects on-premise software to make up just 18 percent of deployments by 2017.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, enterprise applications
Survey: Moving to the Cloud Still Ain’t Easy
By Jeff Kaplan | Article Published November 21, 2014
Close to half of survey respondents had a failed or stalled cloud computing implementation.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud
Red Hat Calls CloudFoundry the Unix of the Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 19, 2014
Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier takes direct aim at his Platform as a Service rival. [VIDEO]
Tags: cloud computing, Red Hat, PaaS, Pivotal
How the Cloud is Reshaping the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, SAP, enterprise IT infrastructure
OpenStack: Do The Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 11, 2014
OpenStack's executive director and its COO answer the most vulcan of questions.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud
Backup as a Service: To BaaS or Not to BaaS
By Christine Taylor | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, BAAS, backup as a service, cloud based storage
Convirture Backs Up OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 05, 2014
Riding the OpenStack wave, the data backup technology provides an automated policy driven approach.
Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud
SwiftStack Bags $16 Million to Fund OpenStack Cloud Storage
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 28, 2014
As cloud computing gains adoption, so too does the need for storage.
Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, Open Source Projects, SwiftStack
Achieving the Promise of the Analytics Cloud
By Jeff Kaplan | Article Published October 27, 2014
Salesforce.com's answer to the Big Data challenge, the Analytics Cloud, has the potential to be a major market force.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud analytics
Can You Secure Your Business Intelligence Data in the Cloud?
By Guest Author | Article Published October 22, 2014
Due diligence is one of the most important steps businesses can take before choosing a cloud computing provider.
Tags: cloud computing, Business Intelligence Platform, Security Compliance
IBM's Shaky Third Quarter
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 21, 2014
IBM CEO says she's disappointed in the quarter but is confident for the road ahead.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, hardware, Lenovo
Hybrid Cloud Best Practices: Video Roundtable
By James Maguire | Article Published October 15, 2014
A group of industry experts discusses the most effective strategies for hybrid cloud deployments.
Tags: cloud computing, private cloud, hybrid cloud, video roundtable
Five Myths about Cloud Storage in Healthcare
By Guest Author | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud Storage, healthcare IT
No, Really, Oracle Does Cloud Computing
By James Maguire | Article Published October 06, 2014
Oracle may be late to the cloud, or perhaps it’s right on time. Either way, it faces big challenges ahead.
Tags: database, Oracle, cloud computing
The Big Split: HP Redefines Itself
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 06, 2014
In a major act of redefinition, HP separates its enterprise business from its PC division.
Tags: cloud computing, PC, HP, printers
Cisco Expands Intercloud Effort
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 30, 2014
Building on a launch earlier this year, 26 new service providers join the Cisco cloud computing initiative.
Tags: cloud computing, Cisco, intercloud
IBM Boosts Cloud Resiliency
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 23, 2014
With an eye toward the disaster recovery market, IBM opens its largest US-based cloud resiliency center.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, disaster recovery, DR
Oracle Growing Cloud Business Rapidly
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 19, 2014
Larry Ellison shifts titles, though little will change as Oracle ramps up its cloud efforts.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Larry Ellison
Combining Big Data and Cloud: Transforming IT and Business
By Larry Marion | Article Published September 16, 2014
Despite challenges, combining Big Data and cloud computing delivers huge business value.
Tags: cloud computing, big data, IT Best Practices
VMware Expands Cloud Desktop Delivery, Enhanced vMotion for Servers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 26, 2014
VMworld's day two keynote details end-user computing advancements.
Tags: cloud computing, VMware, vMotion
Optimizing Virtualization for the Hybrid Cloud
By Christine Taylor | Article Published August 22, 2014
Virtualization is essential to the data center, yet this core technology must be expanded to optimize for hybrid cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, hybrid cloud
Leveraging Cloud-Based Analytics to Make IT Smarter
By Jeff Kaplan | Article Published August 19, 2014
There’s good news and bad news about cloud-based IT analytics platforms and tools.
Tags: cloud computing, big data, big data analytics
Rackspace Grows Managed Cloud Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 12, 2014
Though its own future is uncertain, Rackspace execs see continues opportunity even as Amazon and Google lower pricing.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, Google, Rackspace
How Cloud Computing Is Changing Robotics
By Guest Author | Article Published August 05, 2014
Thanks to cloud computing, robots might change the world sooner than you’d expect.
Tags: cloud computing, robotics, AI
RackWare Ventures into Cloud-based Disaster Recovery
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 29, 2014
In addition to managing cloud workloads, now the software startup aims to protect them as well.
Tags: cloud computing, disaster recovery, Security Analytics
IBM Enables CalCloud for State of California's Cloud Computing Needs
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 24, 2014
California is heading to the cloud thanks to a new cloud infrastructure effort, built and managed by IBM.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM
VMware Continues Cloud and Network Virtualization Build-out
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 23, 2014
VMware reports second quarter revenue of $1.46 billion, touting the growth of its cloud products. 
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, VMware
Backing Up Your Business: How to Successfully Tier Data in the Cloud
By Guest Author | Article Published July 17, 2014
Understanding the various tiers of storage will help you get the most from your cloud storage deployment.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud Storage, tiered storage
Choosing a Private Cloud Solution
By James Maguire | Article Published 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.
Tags: cloud computing, private cloud
VMware's Bill Fathers: AWS, Containers, Hybrid Cloud
By James Maguire | Article Published July 11, 2014
The VMware cloud computing executive addressed key issues facing the virtualization leader.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, virtualization, VMware, hybrid cloud, containers, Docker Containers
Cloud Computing's Effect on Old Media
By Guest Author | Article Published July 10, 2014
Cloud computing has been highly disruptive to old media – and that’s good news for users.
Tags: cloud computing, Netflix, disruption
How to Choose Vendors for Massive IT Changes
By Rob Enderle | Article Published July 09, 2014
Business is facing technological changes the likes of which it has never seen. The time to get ready is now.
Tags: cloud computing, IT management, IT Best Practices
eNovance Aims to Solve OpenStack Cloud Business Use-Cases[VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 09, 2014
The co-founder of a French cloud vendor recently acquired by Red Hat details the strategy behind his business.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, OpenStack
Study: IT Lacks Faith in Cloud Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published June 26, 2014
IT and security professionals expect cloud services to increase the likelihood and economic impact of data breaches.
Tags: cloud computing, IT management, Cloud Providers, cloud security
IBM Evolving Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for the Cloud Era
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 25, 2014
Disaster recovery is a mature decades-old business, but the cloud is providing new avenues for business continuity.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, disaster recovery, Disaster Recovery Plan
Oracle Cloud Revenues Growing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 20, 2014
Oracle reports its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 earnings showing just how critical cloud has now become for the technology giant.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, private cloud
Financial Services and Cloud Computing Can Indeed Work Together
By David Linthicum | Article Published June 16, 2014
Concerns about security and regulatory pressures are shifting in an industry seen as reluctant to migrate to the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, Security Software, compliance policy, financial companies
6 Trends That Could Change IT Forever
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 11, 2014
Even in an industry known for massive disruption, these trends are having a huge impact.
Tags: cloud computing, IT, IT management, thin client, disruption
Salesforce Sets Stage for Enterprise Wearables
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 10, 2014
The cloud computing specialist launches a new developer-led initiative that connects its cloud to leading wearable devices.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, wearables
Marten Mickos's Challenge
By James Maguire | Article Published June 04, 2014
The CEO of Eucalyptus talks about open source and the future of cloud computing.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, private cloud, Eucalyptus, OpenStack
HP Sees PC Growth as it Trims Workforce
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 23, 2014
As part of a massive restructuring, HP announces new layoffs during its second quarter fiscal 2014 earnings call, yet points to light at the end of the tunnel. 
Tags: cloud computing, earnings, HP, Moonshot
60 Open Source Apps You Can Use in the Cloud
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published 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.
Tags: Linux, cloud computing, apps, Open Source App
New Rules for Database Design in the Cloud
By David Linthicum | Article Published May 19, 2014
With a database in the cloud, the challenges of remotely hosted storage must be addressed.
Tags: database, cloud computing, database design
Why Do AT&T and Sony Use OpenStack?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 14, 2014
As the cloud and open source continue to grow, Big name brands find value in the open source cloud platform.
Tags: cloud computing, Sony, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud
Rackspace Grows Revenue as Cloud Pricing Races to Bottom
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 13, 2014
Rackspace reports first quarter 2014 revenue of $421 million as it touts its differentiated approach to the cloud. 
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, earnings, Rackspace, Google Cloud
OpenStack: We're Living in a Software Defined Economy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 12, 2014
Is the OpenStack open source cloud effort a form of rebellion?
Tags: cloud computing, startup, OpenStack, software defined infrastructure

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