Public – not hybrid – cloud dominates day 1 at Amazon re:Invent

Public – not hybrid – cloud dominates day 1 at Amazon re:Invent

There’s been a resurgence in the IaaS cloud computing market in the past year of vendors talking more and more about hybrid cloud computing. But at Amazon Web Service's re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, it's all about the public...

11/30/17

Amazon and Google make it easier to connect to the cloud

Amazon and Google make it easier to connect to the cloud

As more organizations look to enable hybrid cloud computing, a big question remains: How do I connect my network to the cloud? This week Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services each released new products that make that process...

11/07/17

IBM’s latest private cloud is built on Kubernetes, and is aimed at Microsoft

IBM’s latest private cloud is built on Kubernetes, and is aimed at Microsoft

IBM announced a new version of its private cloud platform that supports the popular open source application container platform Kubernetes.

11/01/17

What’s really behind the Cisco-Google hybrid cloud partnership

What’s really behind the Cisco-Google hybrid cloud partnership

Cisco and Google have teamed up on a hybrid cloud partnership that will allow IT managers and application developers to use Cisco tools to manage their on-premises environments and link it up with Google’s public IaaS cloud. But...

10/25/17

At Ignite, Microsoft extends hybrid cloud beyond just infrastructure

At Ignite, Microsoft extends hybrid cloud beyond just infrastructure

This week at its Ignite conference in Orlando Microsoft is pitching its hybrid cloud strategy as being about more than just connecting customer data centers to the public cloud.

09/25/17

Top 10 DevOps tools

Top 10 DevOps tools

A DevOps engineer who both develops code for an app and manages the infrastructure operations the app runs on requires tools geared for multiple aspects of the application lifecycle process. Here are the top 10 tools DevOps...

05/16/17

Why the Red Hat-Amazon partnership is a big deal in the cloud

Why the Red Hat-Amazon partnership is a big deal in the cloud

The company known for commercializing open source projects for the enterprise has parterned with the leading public IaaS cloud provider in move that will make it easier to build apps on premises and port them into the public cloud.

05/04/17

How Google and Amazon think about multi-cloud workloads

How Google and Amazon think about multi-cloud workloads

Google is willing and open to talking about customers using other vendor’s cloud products and services, including from their biggest rival, AWS.

04/27/17

Amazon's ambitious global cloud expansion plans

Amazon's ambitious global cloud expansion plans

Public IaaS cloud providers have been on a dizzying streak of announcing and opening new data centers to power their operations, and according to the CEO of Amazon Web Services Andy Jassy, that’s not expected to slow down any time...

04/25/17

Dunkin’ runs on AWS

Dunkin’ runs on AWS

As Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins increasingly encourage customers to use mobile apps to pay and rack up rewards, the company needed a new hosting platfrom to deal with unexpected peaks in traffic, so it turned to Amazon Web...

04/20/17

Containers are growing up

Containers are growing up

Microsoft’s purchase of Deis shows that as container runtimes standardize, the real value is higher up the stack

04/12/17

The one thing you need to compete in cloud

New estimates out this week from Synergy Research suggest that in the cloud computing market the big are getting bigger, and that in order to compete in this market, scale is key.

04/11/17

Serverless computing in practice

When startup Alpha Vertex wanted to build a knowledge database that takes into account a wide variety of financial data, it turned to serverless computing and machine learning algorithms.

04/03/17

Free cloud storage buyer beware

Free cloud storage buyer beware

In the past two years, more than half of the reputible vendors we found offering free cloud storage have withdrawn or reduced their free cloud storage offering.

03/30/17

This augmented reality app will help you to furnish your home

This augmented reality app will help you to furnish your home

Will that new couch fit in my living room? In the old days you would have to break out a tape measure to see if furniture fits and what it would look like in the room. But thanks to advancements in augmented reality, you can now see...

03/27/17

Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

A handful of hosted Microsoft services, including Office 365 SaaS apps, OneDrive cloud storage and xBox Live platforms experienced an outage on Tuesday into Wednesday, according Microsoft and services that track outages.

03/22/17

IBM’s bringing Watson to a whole bunch of new developer tools

IBM’s bringing Watson to a whole bunch of new developer tools

As IBM welcomes an estimated 20,000 developers, customers and partners to Las Vegas this week for its InterConnect conference, a running theme throughout the three-day show is providing application builders with cognitive and...

03/21/17

IBM + Red Hat = An open source hybrid cloud

IBM + Red Hat = An open source hybrid cloud

IBM Cloud and Red Hat OpenStack and storage teams are partnering to integrate their products and in doing so are creating a compelling hybrid offering for open source-minded customers.

03/20/17

Microsoft’s Azure cloud storage had a rough night

Microsoft’s Azure cloud storage had a rough night

On Wednesday night into the early morning hours of Thursday Microsoft reported that its Azure cloud customers had difficulty provisioning storage resources, including in its Eastern US region.

03/16/17

Cloud price wars are back on

Cloud price wars are back on

Last week Google announced Commited Use Discounts for its cloud. This week Amazon responded by making its cloud-based virtual machines more flexible. Cloud pricing wars are back on and vendors fight for enterprise business.

03/14/17

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