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  • Microsoft, Google sweeten cloud freebies

    Microsoft and Google each this week increased incentives for joining their cloud platforms, highlighting the aggressive nature of this battle for market share. Microsoft will offer free Azure support while is Google expanding its program to give away Apps for customers of other vendors.

    29 April 16 04:26 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Local Lenovo boss sees big potential in hyperconverged

    Lenovo ANZ managing director Matt Codrington says the company is well placed to take advantage of growth in the hyperconverged infrastructure market, as it puts increasing emphasis on the data centre and scaling the server business it bought from IBM.

    26 April 16 17:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • OpenStack cloud’s “killer use case”: Telcos and NFV

    At the OpenStack Summit in Austin, one emerging use case for the open source cloud computing platform involves telecommunications providers like AT&T and Verizon using OpenStack to deliver virtualized network features to customers.

    26 April 16 07:09 Written by Brandon Butler
  • OpenStack’s director: Why open source cloud should be the core of your data center

    OpenStack has cemented itself as the dominant open source IaaS platform. But at the same time, more proprietary offerings from vendors like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and VMware reign in the market. OpenStack Foundation Director Jonathan Bryce makes the case of why open source cloud should be the foundation of your data center.

    25 April 16 20:00 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Microsoft's weak phone sales drag down its Surface and cloud wins

    Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia is proving to be quite the albatross around the company's neck. The company has stepped away from focusing on phones, and its handset sales revenue fell by almost half in the first quarter.

    22 April 16 07:31 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • AWS focuses on hard disks for new big data services

    Amazon Web Services is going retro to help companies deal with big data workloads. The cloud provider announced Tuesday that it's launching two new volume types for its Elastic Block Store service that are powered by traditional, spinning disk hard drives.

    20 April 16 10:49 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Introducing the new Citrix

    CEO Kirill Tatarinov outlines the company’s position and new focus

    19 April 16 01:58 Written by John Dix
  • Network woes? The Cloud is coming to the rescue

    Nyansa, based in Silicon Valley, emerged from stealth mode on Monday with Voyance, a Cloud-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) offering that analyses inputs from wired and wireless LANs to gauge users' actual experiences on a network.

    18 April 16 23:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • How a giant like GE found home in the Cloud

    During the past few years, leaders at General Electric have been aggressively migrating the 123-year-old company to the Cloud. But it hasn’t been easy. GE’s CTO for IT explains what roadblocks the industrial giant encountered, and what he’s doing now to ensure other companies who follow suit have a smoother journey.

    18 April 16 20:00 Written by Brandon Butler

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