How to Choose a Cloud Vendor: Video Roundtable
By James Maguire | Article Published December 03, 2013
Cloud computing experts discuss the role of brokers in managing cloud costs, covering topics such as migration, managing services, and hybrid clouds.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, cloud broker, hybrid clouds
Report: 66% of Business Use Cloud Services for Business Continuity
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 11, 2013
Executives express concern about mobile security, DDoS attacks and security breaches.
Tags: cloud services, survey, security breach, business continuity, DDOS, mobile security, report, AT&T
HP Expands Cloud Services
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 20, 2013
As HP continues its investment in this emerging technology, Cloud DNS, Load Balancing and Monitoring solutions debut.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, HP
Cloud Computing Management and Monitoring: 7 Emerging Vendors
By Jeff Vance | Article Published June 28, 2011
If your company doesn't have visibility into its network, it's vulnerable to any number of problems.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, monitoring software, Network Access Control
Comparing IaaS Providers: Cost, Security, Location
By Chris Evans | Article Published May 24, 2011
Contracting with an IaaS (infrastructure as a service) provider can be an easy way for firms to get started with cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, cloud services, Redundancy, IaaS
7 Emerging Vendors in Cloud Computing Storage
By Jeff Vance | Article Published May 17, 2011
Cloud computing storage faces the challenge of providing remote access to ever growing mountains of data.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, virtualization, data storage management, data services
Do Cloud Standards Matter?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 11, 2011
Interop panel discusses the key features that enterprises need to consider before they leap to the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, virtualization, Virtual Cloud Management, Interop
Cloud Control to Major Tom
By Drew Robb | Article Published April 28, 2011
Cloud computing offers significant advantages, yet how does your business stay in control as it heads for the cloud?
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, data storage management, HP, solid state disk drives
Amazon: Stormy Cloud Warning
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 22, 2011
Amazons cloud computing outage demonstrates that failover solutions arent optional.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon EC2, cloud services, data management, Amazon cloud
The Hazards of Joining the "Cloud Provider" Bandwagon
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published April 19, 2011
Seeing the goldrush, many ill-equipped firms are now touting themselves as providers of cloud computing services.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, virtualization, outsourcing
Survey: Small Businesses Adopting Cloud
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 29, 2011
Almost 40 percent of SMBs will adopt cloud services within three years.
Tags: cloud computing, email, cloud services, SMB, Enterprise IT
Cloud Computing and 'Power to the People'
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published March 29, 2011
The consumerization of IT is driving the growth of cloud computing as end users become decision makers.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, cloud services, EMC, SaaS
Cloud Computing's Enterprise Challenges
By David Needle | Article Published March 09, 2011
Keynoters at Cloud Connect conference debate public versus private clouds, but agree that cloud computing in the enterprise is more of a "when" than "if" proposition.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, enterprise software, Amazon cloud, hybrid cloud
Cloud Projects Fueling IT Hiring: Survey
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 13, 2011
Cloud computing may help expand IT staffs' ranks, a new study suggests.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, Microsoft, virtualization, IT Jobs/Salary
Cloud Computing or 'Cloud Washing'?
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published November 16, 2010
Attempting to ride the cloud computing wave, some established software vendors are merely rebranding existing apps without offering true cloud functionality.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, enterprise software, SaaS, Remote Server Management
Cloud Wars: Microsoft Office 365 Takes the Battle to Google
By Rob Enderle | Article Published October 21, 2010
One expert opines that Microsofts Office 365, its hosted software in the cloud initiative, is gaining momentum against the popularity of Google Apps.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Cloud, cloud services, Microsoft
LinkedIn Acquires SaaS Provider mSpoke
By David Needle | Article Published August 05, 2010
Looking to improve engagement on its social network, LinkedIn acquires a startup offering a cloud-based recommendation engine designed to personalize content delivery.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, social networking, SaaS, LinkedIn
SaaS Market Growing by Leaps and Bounds: Gartner
By Larry Barrett | Article Published July 27, 2010
Gartner's latest report confirms what the market and top enterprise software vendors have been saying for the past three years: SaaS and cloud computing are the future and the future is now.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, SaaS, SaaS Contract
Is Cloud Computing Security the Next Y2K Opportunity?
By David Needle | Article Published July 19, 2010
An executive with venture firm Deloitte thinks cloud computing is the biggest thing to hit IT since the massive spending on Y2K. But security remains a thorny issue.
Tags: cloud computing, security, cloud services, Security Software, IT infrastructure
Cloud Computing's Reach is Further Than Most Think
By David Needle | Article Published July 15, 2010
Gomez analysis shows that 19 percent of website transactions include a cloud service at some point in the chain, and businesses have no visibility into this service.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon EC2, Cloud, cloud services, ecommerce
White House Rolls Out Apps for Government
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published July 06, 2010
Administration technophiles debut a revamped USA.gov site, offering a down payment on third-party mobile apps as they continue work modernizing federal information and communications operations.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, government IT, government market, apps
Google Boosts Cloud Computing Apps -- Should Microsoft Worry?
By Jeff Vance | Article Published June 29, 2010
Some cloud computing trends seem to favor Google or not. And what about smartphones? And the browser factor?
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Cloud, cloud services, Microsoft
How Cloud Computing Helps Mine User Data
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published June 23, 2010
While alarming to some, cloud computings effectiveness at gathering user data enables managers to make better decisions.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, SaaS, IT management, data mining
IBM Opens New Lab to Focus on Social, Cloud Tech
By Larry Barrett | Article Published June 16, 2010
Big Blue's new IBM Mass Lab is the company's largest software development facility in North America with more than 3,400 staffers working on next-generation applications.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, IBM, social networking, Cloud network
Ten Cloud Computing Leaders
By Jeff Vance | Article Published May 26, 2010
Established and start-up cloud computing innovators that are leading the way in this emerging technology.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, cloud based computing, Cloud network
Cloud Computing Guide
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published May 11, 2010
Cloud computing utilizes shared software and hardware resources rather than solely local technology. Plus: cloud computing's debates and challenges.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, cloud based computing, Cloud network, cloud management
Red Hat Ramps Up Open Source Cloud Projects
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 11, 2010
Linux vendor details Boxgrinder and Infinispan projects as new efforts to make the cloud a scalable platform for application delivery.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, Red Hat
IBM Launches Academic Cloud
By Larry Barrett | Article Published February 10, 2010
By making some of its information management and business analytics applications available through the cloud, IBM spreads it brand and universities get free access to new tools.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, cloud services, IBM, Cisco
10 Emerging Virtualization Companies Shaking up Datacenters in 2010
By Jeff Vance | Article Published February 10, 2010
Emerging virtualization companies are targeting the rapidly growing market for many virtualization services, from security to the virtual PC to storage.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, virtualization, virtualization companies, virtual machine
IBM Lands Air Force Cloud Computing Contract
By Larry Barrett | Article Published February 04, 2010
Ten-month project will feature advanced cyber security and analytics applications as Big Blue helps build a secure cloud-computing infrastructure for the Air Force.
Tags: cloud computing, security, cloud services, IBM, Security spending
Using the Cloud to Guard Against Vendor Lock-In
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published February 03, 2010
In the wake of current tech mergers, big IT vendors are offering complete infrastructure solutions. Yet customers can retain their flexibility by looking to the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, Cloud Storage, cloud content management
Cloud Computing: What is 'Private' Cloud?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published January 29, 2010
Within cloud computing, the term private cloud gets bandied about quite a bit. Is this the same as a 'hybrid cloud'? A look inside the terminology.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, Cloud Storage, private cloud
Microsoft Azure: Making the Cloud Safe for Innovation
By Joshua Greenbaum | Article Published January 27, 2010
Azure will provide innovators and developers a platform that will off-load a lot of cloud deployment issues to a big partner, providing a cloud environment that wont give IT conniptions.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, Microsoft, Azure
Microsoft, Intuit Merge Cloud Platforms
By Larry Barrett | Article Published January 21, 2010
Microsoft finds another place for its cloud-based productivity apps and developers will have more options to develop applications for its Quickbooks software.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, Microsoft, developers, Intuit
Cloud vs. In-House: Choosing an Email Solution
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published January 20, 2010
In making this crucial decision, IT managers must weigh issues like reliability, cost, flexibility and security. Plus: key issues in enterprise email infrastructures.
Tags: cloud computing, email, cloud services, email security, hosted
IBM Scores Big Cloud Deal with SK Telecom
By Larry Barrett | Article Published December 15, 2009
Big Blue beats out top rivals for contract to provide cloud computing infrastructure for South Korea's largest telecom provider.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, IBM, telecom, Cloud Storage