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  • CloudSigma goes all SSD in its cloud

    In what one analyst calls a harbinger of future advancements by cloud providers, European infrastructure as a service (IaaS) company CloudSigma has announced that its cloud storage will run completely on solid state drives (SSD).

    02 April 13 15:03 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Open source plug-in speeds mobile app development

    Soasta, Cloudbees partner to connect mobile app dev to Jenkins continuous integration server, making it easier for developers to test and deploy apps to the cloud

    02 April 13 12:21 Written by Paul Krill
  • How Intel built its own private cloud

    Intel not only embraces cloud computing and the technology behind it, the company uses it in a big way.

    01 April 13 22:27 Written by Brandon Butler
  • More SDN-friendly Arista switches could boost cloud services

    Arista Networks this week unveiled software-defined networking (SDN) extensions to its data center switch operating system that tie the company's products into cloud orchestration and flow management systems.

    29 March 13 20:23 Written by Jim Duffy
  • The next big thing on Twitter: #TwitterChats

    Atul Jha likes to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the tech world; after all, that's part of his job as a consultant and technology evangelist for CSS Corp., which is co-headquartered in Silicon Valley and India.

    29 March 13 18:26 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Cloud prices: How low can they go?

    Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud providers are battling in a price war that has seen 29 price reductions by the four major providers during the past 14 months, a trend industry analysts expect to continue.

    28 March 13 21:58 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Workday Focuses on Its Post-IPO Future

    Workday's HR software-as-a-service tool wins praise for ease-of-use, but it remains to be seen whether the company's financial module will be adopted as quickly

    28 March 13 17:24 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Avaya CEO talks competition, debt, innovation

    Avaya is pushing a new range of unified communications products, but is finding that managed services are becoming more popular among its customers who would rather turn over complex UC transitions to someone else for a predictable monthly fee, says the company's CEO Kevin Kennedy.

    28 March 13 17:09 Written by Tim Greene
  • Red Hat, Rackspace win early dismissal of Uniloc patent suit

    Red Hat and Rackspace have won an early dismissal of a patent infringement claim brought by Uniloc, in a decision the companies are hailing as a potential landmark in intellectual property law.

    28 March 13 14:33 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Cisco lays off 500

    Cisco this week reduced its workforce by about 500 people as the company realigns to face the advent of software-defined networking, cloud computing and its impact on routing and switching.

    27 March 13 21:09 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Microsoft touts Office 365 wins, but customers want more

    Microsoft is trumpeting Office 365 customer successes at its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit on Tuesday, but some of those otherwise happy clients have a wish list of features and enhancements they'd like to see in the vendor's cloud email and collaboration suite.

    27 March 13 17:11 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Equinix, NetApp, Amazon team to enable hybrid clouds

    A new partnership will allow customers to host dedicated NetApp storage infrastructure in Equinix datacenters to provide fast connections up into Amazon Web Service's Cloud.

    27 March 13 15:12 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Apache helps free CloudStack from Citrix fetters

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has approved CloudStack as a top-level project (TLP), helping the open-source cloud software effort further establish its independence from Citrix, which acquired the program's codebase in its 2011 purchase of

    25 March 13 14:04 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Progress report: Building, and managing, the 21st century data center

    Even if you've never heard of Flextronics you have probably used or benefited from one of the products this global digital equipment manufacturer has helped assemble -- a Microsoft Xbox 360, for example, or components that show up in everything from Cisco and Motorola devices to aerospace and automotive equipment.

    25 March 13 12:07 Written by Brandon Butler

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