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.
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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.
The best way to stay on top of the fast-changing IaaS cloud market is through training and certification. Below are 10 of the top IaaS cloud computing certifications available.
Researchers from three universities have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a federated cloud based on the open source Eucalpytus platform that academic scientists will have access to.
In a collaboration that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, Microsoft – the purveyor of the mainstream and proprietary Windows OS – has partnered with Red Hat, the champion of an enterprise-class iteration of Linux.
Experts warn that too often security compliance checks are performed too late in the process of managing infrastructure or developing new applications. A new crop of products is aiming help with this problem by automating security compliance checks in cloud environments.
At OpenWorld this week, Oracle has laid out an ambitious cloud strategy that ranges from SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, including a new public cloud offering meant to compete with Amazon Web Services. Analysts wonder if its too little too late though.
While Hewlett-Packard’s announcement that it will shutter its HP Helion Public Cloud early next year didn’t surprise those who watch the market closely, the move does raise questions about what’s next for HP and other cloud vendors.
Amazon Web Services is evolving its platform in an effort to convince customers that its cloud is the best spot to run application containers. Some are buying in.
EMC and VMware today announced a new cloud computing business unit that will operate under the Virtustream brand. The news comes on the heels of Dell announcing it would purchase EMC for $67 billion.
VMware announced plans to purchase Boxer, a company that makes an email management application for mobile devices.
At re:Invent Amazon Web Services launched QuickSight, a business.
News of the Dell acquisition of EMC is raising new questions about what the deal means for VMware and its customers.
After a busy week at AWS re:Invent, here’s a recap of the big takeaways
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