Stories by Brandon Butler

For Red Hat, it's RHEL and then...?

Red Hat is hosting its annual summit this week - this year in San Francisco - where the company is seemingly basking in the glory of making more than a billion dollars off a free open source project.

Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.

Big Data drives 47 per cent growth for top 50 public Cloud companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Review Inc.

VMware: How the hypervisor can be security's savior

Hypervisors that virtualize the compute, networking and storage tiers provide a unique platform for enforcing security policies, VMware executives argued this week at Interop.

How Boeing is using the Cloud

There's a lot of talk about the Cloud, but how are businesses really using it?

Interop 2014: Mobile is here, Cloud is next, SDN is coming

Interop, one of the premier shows for networking each year, kicked off its general session on Wednesday proclaiming that a new era of IT is upon the world, led by a mobile revolution and supported by cloud computing. And more change is on the way as software-defined networking quickly matures into a platform for enterprises to seriously consider.

In Pictures: Hot products at Interop

These products are on display at the annual tech conference in Vegas.

How Google is reinventing Cloud pricing

Last week Google released a feature called Sustained Use Discounts, the idea of which is that the more customers use Google's Cloud Platform, the less expensive it becomes.

Nine free cloud storage options for small businesses

Using the cloud can bring advantages that could be extra enticing for a small business. Instead of having to invest in hardware to store your files and applications, why not use the cloud? Instead of emailing documents back and forth, why not centrally store them in the cloud?

Big data Google-style comes under attack

The article in TIME is headlined "Google's Flu Project Shows the Failings of Big Data." However, critics says the real failing here is not with big data but with Google.

IDC: Cloud will be $US107bn industry by 2017

Cloud computing was an estimated $US47.4 billion industry in 2013 and is expected to more than double to $US107 billion by 2017, research firm IDC predicts.

Cloudera gets $160M to bring Hadoop to the enterprise

Cloudera today announced that it has secured $160 million in new financing to advance its distribution of the open source Hadoop big data platform.

Nine Hadoop companies you should know

If you've got a lot of data, then Hadoop either is, or should be on your radar.

In Pictures: 12 hot Cloud computing startups to watch

The Cloud is one of the hottest areas of investments for venture capitalist right now. We have zeroed in on 12 Hot Cloud startups to watch.

12 cloud computing companies to watch

Venture capital investment has rebounded in recent years to healthy levels and one segment of the technology market that's basking in this is cloud computing.

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