Cloud Computing


New Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS Released

It's a next-generation "catalyst for enterprise innovation."

Study: Using Cloud Could Be Dangerous and Expensive

Survey shows IT and security pros wary of potentially expensive cloud data breaches.

IBM Targets Enterprises with Cloud-Based Business Solutions

X-as-a-service offerings include counter fraud, digital commerce, mobile, analytics and more.

IBM Targets Enterprise Mobile Workforce with Big Data Analytics Service

Cloud-based marketplace service also offers social collaboration.

The Upsides and the Downsides of Cloud-Based Storage

Looking to make a move? Be sure to evaluate all the pros and the cons of cloud storage providers.

EMC Combines Benefits of Public and Private Clouds

Hybrid Cloud solution and Elastic Cloud Storage Appliance announced.

CloudGenix Targets Enterprise WANs with Software-Defined Networking

Startup announces $9 million in funding and plan to apply SDN technology to networks serving distributed locations.



IBM to Power Up SoftLayer Cloud Service

Details emerge on the Power architecture IBM plan to use to beef up the cloud service it acquired last year.

Latest OpenStack Cloud Service Release Aimed at Enterprise Workloads

Primary new featues include tighter platform integration, single sign-on support, discoverability and the capability for rolling upgrades.

Google Gives Enterprises More Options for Working with Big Data in the Cloud

Hadoop connectors are now available for Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery and Cloud Datastore.

SAP Tranforms Core Business Apps into Cloud Services

SAP plays catch-up to competitors by moving key products such as its HANA in-memory database to cloud-based subscription services.

Enterprise Cloud Storage Options

Cloud-based services are just one of the many options IT has when crafting their storage architecture.

Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.

Continuuity Tool to Manage Big Data Clusters Goes Open Source

Continuuity Inc. recently announced it was open sourcing its Loom software used to manage Big Data clusters in the cloud.

Cloudera Eyes More Hadoop Community Contributions with $160 Million in Financing

Some major investors this week infused Cloudera with $160 million in funding, much of which the company said will be used to invest in engineering resources to extend its Apache Hadoop community contributions.

Watson Supercomputer Power Offered to Develop Enterprise Mobile Apps

To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.

The Year Ahead in Cloud Computing

These three trends will play a role in deciding which applications are the best candidates for the cloud.

Q&A: The True Cost of the Cloud

With budgets under scrutiny, cloud computing may offer a strong ROI -- but only if you calculate costs properly.

Q&A: Public Cloud Security

What IT should do to secure data in the cloud.

Predicting a Cloud Outlook for 2013

IT must rethink and, in some cases, rearchitect its environment to fully embrace what cloud has to offer.