Cloud Computing


Cloud Orchestration, Disaster Recovery Tools Released

GigaSpaces Technologies and RackWare each release 3.0 versions of their software for enterprises doing business in the cloud.

Oracle Unveils Data Cloud with Social and Marketing Services

Acquisition of BlueKai Audience Data Marketplace pays off with product designed to help enterprises target customers.

Enterprise Hadoop Vendors Sign Up Big Data Partners

Technical and financing agreements are latest in competition among Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR.

In Surprise Move, SAP Backs OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

Traditional ERP and CRM enterprise software vendor joins archrival Oracle as sponsor of OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service initiative.

Datacenter SDN Fabric Aimed at Enterprises of All Sizes

Big Switch Networks Inc. flagship product provides hyperscale networking technologies.

Apple-IBM Deal To Boost Enterprise Mobile Big Data Analytics

Companies emphasize bringing Big Data analytics to iPhone and iPad users.

Big Data Cloud Migration Quickens

Vendors scramble to help enterprises move their Big Data analytics to the cloud in an exploding market.



Microsoft To Launch StorSimple Azure Storage in August

Microsoft announced this week a new line of its StorSimple appliances that link on-premises datacenters to the Azure cloud.

New Research Shows 'Staggering' Failure Rates for Cloud Projects

Complicated pricing, hidden costs and performance problems are main culprits.

Enterprise Private Cloud Leader VMware Chased by OpenStack

Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.

Google Offers Up Tool for Enterprises To Manage Software Containers

Containers are a lightweight means to develop, ship and run distributed applications on different platforms.

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.