Microsoft patches RHEL instances in Azure cloud

Microsoft patches RHEL instances in Azure cloud

Microsoft has patched a vulnerability stemming from its configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) in the Azure public cloud that a customer discovered.

American Airlines soars into the IBM cloud

American Airlines soars into the IBM cloud

IBM today announced that American Airlines, considered by some metrics to be the largest airline in the world, would be using its cloud platform.

Matson ships its data centers to Amazon’s cloud

Matson ships its data centers to Amazon’s cloud

Just two days ahead of the first keynotes at the AWS re:Invent conference, Amazon Web Services announced today that $2 billion international shipping giant Matson plans to close its data centers and go ‘all-in’ on the company's IaaS...

Amazon slashes cloud prices ahead of re:Invent

Amazon slashes cloud prices ahead of re:Invent

The week before Amazon Web Services kicks off its annual re:Invent user conference the company has cut prices of its two biggest products: virtual machines and object storage. The moves come as some analysts have noted that cloud...

Google partners with Intel to build machine learning cloud chips and adds a new exec

Google partners with Intel to build machine learning cloud chips and adds a new exec

In a busy week in the cloud, Google announces a partnership with Intel that will result in new silicon chips for the company's data centers built specifically for applications such as machine learning, security and internet of things;...

GitLab ditches the public cloud

GitLab ditches the public cloud

Popular developer platform GitLab has concluded that the public IaaS cloud is not an effective platform for hosting its open source file storage system with high input/output demands. So, GitLab is ditching the cloud.

New open source project Trireme aims to secure containers

A team made of former Cisco and Nuage Networks veterans has developed an open source project it released this week named Trireme that takes an application-centric approach to securing code written in containers.

How AWS has turned into Amazon’s crutch

How AWS has turned into Amazon’s crutch

Amazon's earnings last week disappointed Wall Street. Amazon's earnings could have been a lot worse if it wasn't for AWS's cloud business.

What’s the one thing Amazon will not manufacture? Guns

What’s the one thing Amazon will not manufacture? Guns

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy made some bold claims about the cloud computing market during a Q&A with the Wall Street Journal this week and left open the possibility for Amazon to enter almost any new market, except for one.

OpenStack could be a $5 billion industry by 2020

OpenStack could be a $5 billion industry by 2020

As the OpenStack community kicks off its conference in Barcelona this week, a new research report predicts that revenues will grow by a compound annual growth rate of 35% in the coming years, ballooning OpenStack to a $5 billion...

What’s better: Amazon’s Availability Zones vs. Microsoft Azure’s regions

What’s better: Amazon’s Availability Zones vs. Microsoft Azure’s regions

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, take very different approaches in how their data centers are constructed and positioned around the world. Is one better than the other?

The case against the VMware-AWS deal

The case against the VMware-AWS deal

In the hours that passed after VMware and Amazon Web Services announced one of the most significant recent partnerships in the cloud market, pundits on social media raised questions about what the arrangement means for enterprise...

Winners and losers from the big AWS-VMware pact

Winners and losers from the big AWS-VMware pact

Amazon Web Services and VMware have entered what both companies call a long-term strategic partnership to make it easier to run VMware workloads on AWS’s cloud. AWS and VMware are clearly winners. Who are the losers?

Oops, blog post announcing VMware-Amazon pact leaks early

Oops, blog post announcing VMware-Amazon pact leaks early

Hours before the press conference in San Francisco with AWS CEO Andy Jassy a blog post from VMware leaked onto the Internet announcing the deal between the two companies.

The ultimate data center throne

Workers at data center power equipment company Eaton are big fans of Game of Thrones and made their own version of the Iron Throne to prove it. You've got to see it.

AT&T jumps into SD-WAN market; partners with IBM

AT&T jumps into SD-WAN market; partners with IBM

AT&T today jumped headfirst into the fast-growing software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market with a new offering it hopes to bring to market next year based on technology from SD-WAN startup VeloCloud.

Canonical integrates Ubuntu with open source container manager Kubernetes

Canonical integrates Ubuntu with open source container manager Kubernetes

Canonical – the developer of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system – today is hopping on the container management bandwagon by integrating its popular OS with Kubernetes, an open source project for managing containers at scale.

Docker containers are coming to Windows

Microsoft has integrated Docker Engine - a popualr application container management platform into its Windows Server 2016 release.

Microsoft beats Salesforce for a big CRM contract with HP

Microsoft beats Salesforce for a big CRM contract with HP

Microsoft today pulled off somewhat of an upset in the customer relationship management (CRM) market by beating out rival Salesforce.com for a multi-year contract of its Dynamics CRM platform at HP Inc.

EMC is now Dell EMC

EMC is now Dell EMC

The largest acquisition in the technology industry’s history today became official and with it, EMC Corp. is no longer. EMC is now referred to as Dell EMC and is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies.

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