Google Cloud Platform is in the unique position of being considered one of the big three IaaS vendors, but at the same time almost always seen as being the third-best option behind AWS and Microsoft. As the new head of Google’s cloud, VMware co-founder Diange Greene is now charged with doing what she did at VMware: Take a ground breaking niche technology and turning it into the must-have enterprise product. But it will not be easy.
Stories by Brandon Butler
Cisco today announced a new monitoring tool named Cloud Consumption as a Service that collects network traffic information and presents IT officials with a peek into any use of public-cloud based services within a company.
Months after bowing to investor pressure and spinning out its GoTo family of collaboration products, Citrix announced today that it is selling its two CloudStack infrastructure management products to Persistent Systems.
An analysis of downtime at IaaS public cloud providers in 2015 by tracking firm CloudHarmony reveals that despite having the largest cloud offering on the market, Amazon Web Services had the least amount of outages compared to Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and most of its other competitors. But take the data with a grain of salt, because even its backers say it’s not a holistic view of cloud availability.
Annapurna Labs Inc., a company quietly bought by Amazon last year, announced this week that it will expand its efforts to sell chips for use in next-generation WiFi and Internet of Things devices.
Google's parent company Alphabet paid $380 million worth of stock to purchase VMware co-founder Diane Greene's startup company named Bebop, which led to Greene assuming a role heading up Google's cloud efforts.
Some predict 2016 will be the year of the cloud. While that may be up for debate, what’s not is that there are a whole slew of cloud computing-related conferences on tap for the year.
Teletext.io is on the cutting edge of application development. It’s embraced an API-driven, micro-services based, serverless approach to building its latest app.
After the deal is closed, IBM will deliver the managed applications and managed hosting services that AT&T provides today.
Just months after announcing plans to merge its cloud business with EMC’s Virtustream, VMware said today that it is backing out of the deal.
Three years ago the University of Notre Dame’s website failed a load test. In response, IT officials migrated the site to Amazon Web Services’ cloud and they’ve never looked back. By 2017 Notre Dame plans to have 80% of its IT workloads running in the cloud, representing one of the largest migrations of its kind. This is the story of how they’re doing it.
Just because Goldman Sachs and Bank of America operate in the heavily regulated financial services industry doesn’t mean they aren’t taking advantage of cutting edge technology like cloud computing and application containers. But being a leading bank brings its own complexities when embracing these trends.
As the private cloud market has matured, there are now a plethora of options for customers. Forrester Research breaks the market down into bite-size chunks and has some advice on how to choose which private cloud is right for you.
News of a major restructuring at Citrix – which will include spinning off its GoTo Meeting product family – is welcomed by those who closely track the company, but the cutting of 1,000 jobs over the next half year could be a painful experience for the company.
ContainerX is launching today and hopes to make a splash at the DockerCon EU conference next week in Spain – the semi-annual gathering of all things containers. ContainerX is a year old and has raised US$2.7 million, including from backers Steve Herrod of General Catalyst, who is the former VMware CTO, and Jerry Chen of Greylock Partners, also a former VMware exec.
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