Cloud Computing


Microsoft's Azure Stack Tackles Hybrid Cloud, DevOps and Serverless Computing

It lets enterprises and service providers run their own mirror images of Microsoft's cloud platform in their own datacenters.

New AWS Quick Start Simplifies Data Warehouse Deployments

Amazon Web Services has published a new Quick Start for deploying a modern enterprise data warehouse on it cloud platform.

Microsoft's Focus on Containers Shrinks Nano Server Scope

A new Nano Server configuration will shrink its image footprint by 50 percent and remove its infrastructure role as Microsoft focuses on a headless configuration option for deployment of container-based environments.

VMware Offering Desktop-as-a-Service Infrastructure on Microsoft Azure Cloud

After partnering with the Amazon cloud last year, VMware has entered into a deal with Microsoft to deliver virtualized desktops and apps on the Azure public cloud.

Firm's Research Reveals 82 Percent of Public Cloud Databases Unencrypted

Research from RedLock Inc. reveals numerous security problems in public cloud environments, finding 82 percent of hosted databases remain unencrypted, among other multiple issues.

Dell Revamps PowerEdge Servers

Dell has updated its lineup to handle the changing model of computing that can have files, storage, networking and compute anywhere.

At Build Conference, Microsoft Outlines 'Intelligent Cloud' Focus

Microsoft signaled an evolution of its signature message of "mobile-first, cloud-first," which is changing into a message of "an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge," thanks partly to the company's growing confidence in its developer tools and services.



Report: 'Vast Majority' of Enterprise Workloads Still On-Premises

Despite the much-publicized migration of enterprise datacenter infrastructure to cloud platforms, a new report from Uptime Institute indicates most workloads are still running on-premises.

Microsoft To Offer No-Cloud ERP Data Option

Microsoft will offer an on-premises-only deployment option for its Dynamics 365 for Operations ERP software for enterprises that don't want to store data in the cloud.

Deloitte Taps AWS Cloud for New SAP HANA-Focused Practice

It will work with components such as the SAP BW/4HANA data warehouse and SAP S/4HANA, an enterprise resource management suite with ERP capabilities.

IBM Announces Hybrid Cloud All-Flash Storage Solutions

In a bid to further the development of new-age cognitive applications, IBM announced new hybrid cloud all-flash storage solutions.

Oracle's Bare Metal Cloud Services Now Available for Enterprise Use

The next generation of Oracle's Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings -- the new Bare Metal Cloud Services -- is now generally available.

Atlassian Enterprise Software Supports AWS Cloud Deployments

Enterprise software vendor Atlassian announced two of its core products now support deployment on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Survey Shows Enterprise Workloads Moving to Cloud

451 Research has published a study indicating that enterprise IT execs expect 60 percent of workloads to run in the cloud by 2018.

IBM, CSC Team Up To Move Enterprise Systems to the Cloud

IBM is providing mainframe-focused resources to help move CSC clients to the cloud in a new partnership.

Box Shuttle Helps Enterprises Move to Cloud

Box, which provides an enterprise content management platform, today announced a new Shuttle service to help enterprises migrate their content to the Box cloud.

Infosys, AWS Smooth Migration of Legacy ERP and Mainframe Apps to Cloud

Enterprises looking to move legacy workloads such as ERP or mainframe applications to the modern cloud will find help from Infosys, which has entered into a strategic alliance with Amazon Web Services, the leading cloud computing provider.

SwiftStack Upgrades Object Storage for Enterprise Private Clouds

With a mission to help organizations move from traditional file systems to more flexible, scalable cloud infrastructures, SwiftStack has upgraded its namesake "enterprise-ready object storage software."

Cloud Drives U.S. Enterprise IT Spending amid Worldwide Slump

Research firm IDC forecasts that, in the midst of a global downturn, IT spending in the U.S will hold steady this year.

IBM Unveils New Mainframe for Secure, Hybrid Cloud Computing

IBM yesterday announced a new mainframe called the z13s that's optimized for security in hybrid cloud environments.