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  • Inside Cisco's private Cloud

    Do private Clouds work? You bet they do, says Cisco, which has more than two years of experience under its belt with its Cisco IT Elastic Infrastructure Services (CITEIS) Cloud. 

    Written by John Dix05 March 14 19:14
  • What new CEO Nadella's promotion means for Microsoft's Cloud

    Microsoft just appointed its Cloud guy to be the company's next CEO. Satya Nadella has impressively grown Microsoft into being one of the relevant members of the cloud computing industry, but industry watchers say there is a lot more the company must do to grow into one of the dominant companies in the market.

    Written by Brandon Butler04 Feb. 14 20:27
  • 12 hot US security start-ups to watch

    Going into 2014, a whirlwind of security start-ups are looking to have an impact on the enterprise world. Most of these new ventures are focused on securing data in the cloud and on mobile devices. Santa Clara, California-based Illumio, for example, founded earlier this year, is only hinting about what it will be doing in cloud security. But already it's the darling of Silicon Valley investors, pulling in over $42 million from backer Andreesen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Formation 8 and others.

    Written by Ellen Messmer13 Nov. 13 13:23
  • CSC: The Cloud's quiet whiz kid

    When most people who track the industry think of the Cloud computing market, big names like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google, Rackspace, Verizon Terremark and others come to mind. HP, Joyent, IBM and Dell even. But Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)?

    Written by Brandon Butler03 Oct. 13 18:15
  • Demand for Cloud Skills Still Outpaces Supply of Workers

    Cloud technology is a 'must-have' for organisations building out or replacing their data center architecture, but there's still a major cloud skills gap that's impeding faster adoption and growth

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 Sept. 13 20:13
  • Where do SDNs fit in the datacentre?

    As CIOs try to make sense of the hype surrounding software-defined networks (SDNs) and their potential in data centers, some experts and vendors say IT leaders are looking for answers in all the wrong places.

    Written by Sharon Florentine17 Sept. 13 16:39
  • Can anybody catch Amazon?

    It is quite a stretch for most cloud service providers to match the geographical reach of Amazon Web Services.

    Written by Christine Burns26 Aug. 13 11:05
  • How to build a private cloud

    A private Cloud looks and acts like a public Cloud, giving your corporation all the speed, agility and cost savings promised by Cloud technology, only it's single-tenant, and that tenant is you, right? Well, that's the goal, but it's not quite the reality yet for most enterprises.

    Written by Christine Burns03 June 13 11:17
  • 5 tips for avoiding private cloud failures

    According to Piston Cloud Computing's CTO, the rate at which his customer's pilot projects turn into production private clouds is pretty typical of most OpenStack-based providers – and it's pretty low.

    Written by Christine Burns03 June 13 11:17
  • Stack wars: OpenStack v. CloudStack v. Eucalyptus

    OpenStack -- co-founded by Rackspace and NASA in 2010 -- certainly has the buzz, what with partnerships with AT&T, HP and IBM, to name a few, all of which have promised to use OpenStack as the base for their private cloud offerings.

    Written by Christine Burns03 June 13 11:17
  • Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

    In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant and his team of editors.

    Written by CIO17 May 13 14:15
  • What the man behind HP's new internal IT plan has in mind

    As someone who spent billions with HP over 20 years while in IT leadership roles at Boeing and Verizon Wireless, John Hinshaw knew the big hardware, software and services company from the outside as well as anyone. In the year-and-a-half since becoming executive vice-president of technology and operations at HP, he's been putting that knowledge to use on the inside.

    Written by Bob Brown23 April 13 15:06
  • Cloud tools abound. Is enterprise IT ready?

    The sky is the limit for both the number and the types of tools that will eventually help enterprise IT fully embrace the cloud, say industry analysts and cloud integration experts.

    Written by Christine Burns08 April 13 11:00
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