Brandon Butler

Senior Writer

Senior Writer Brandon Butler covers the cloud computing industry for Network World by focusing on the advancements of major players in the industry, tracking end user deployments and keeping tabs on the hottest new startups. He contributes to NetworkWorld.com and is the author of the Cloud Chronicles blog. Before starting at Network World in January 2012, he worked for a daily newspaper in Massachusetts and the Worcester Business Journal, where he was a senior reporter and editor of MetroWest 495 Biz. Email him at bbutler@nww.com and follow him on Twitter @BButlerNWW.

VMware takes its best shot at cloud market

Hot products at VMworld 2014

Click through all the products being released at VMworld this week

VMware’s OpenStack strategy: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

VMware’s OpenStack strategy: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

VMware has embraced OpenStack in a significant way at VMWorld

New products of the week 08.25.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Violin Memory and Solar Winds

Storage vendor sends “hangover” kit, expects VMWorld to be one big party

Storage vendor sends “hangover” kit, expects VMWorld to be one big party

Storage vendor X-IO is either looking to butter up journalists covering VMWorld, or they expect the conference to just be one big party. Or maybe a little bit of both. Days before the show kicks off Cloud Chronicles got a FedEx...

Citrix software aims to solve storage/virtual desktop performance problem

Citrix software aims to solve storage/virtual desktop performance problem

Citrix refreshes XenApp and XenDesktop

Ahead of VMWorld, VMware promotes Casado to lead NSX

Ahead of VMWorld, VMware promotes Casado to lead NSX

Casado is now VMware’s top SDN guru

Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

A year ago VMware laid out an ambitious plan, now it’s time to hear the details.

New products of the week 08.18.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Juniper and SilverPeak Networks

Google: The cost of hardware is falling at a faster rate than the price of cloud

Google: The cost of hardware is falling at a faster rate than the price of cloud

Google says the cost of cloud hardware is dropping at a faster rate than cloud prices are, which means the cloud pricing war that has been raging for years shows no signs of slowing down.

Google wraps its trans-Pacific fiber cables in Kevlar to prevent against shark attacks

Sharks seems to have a history of biting underwater fiber cables, so Google's taking precautions to protect its tubes.

Gartner: Internet of Things has reached hype peak

Gartner: Internet of Things has reached hype peak

The Internet of Things has reached the height of its hype, according to Gartner.

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