Each year, Gartner Magic Quadrant establishes its intended public cloud providers, examining the top 15 players in the market, and subsequently classifies according to their understanding of market needs and their capacity to answer customers need. This year, Gartner has released its study of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution [...]Continue Reading →
Not a year ago, that EMC and VMware formed the pivotal initiative. Nevertheless, the project already looks back on an eventful history. Pivotal helps organizations create web based applications that can be migrated from in-house data center to the cloud server managed by Amazon, VMware environment and OpenStack, the open source [...]Continue Reading →
Lew Moorman of Rackspace has announced in a blog post Tuesday night that he is stepping down as president of the company. He, however, announced that he still intends to hold a board of director position for the company’s hosting and cloud computing services, which he has been an important contributor since [...]Continue Reading →
The first half of 2013 had various push and pull situations as cloud computing performances showed wide fluctuations in the global market. Out of the 20 major cloud companies, 10 showed steady revenue in the first half of 2013 alone. NetSuite led the Cloud Computing Stock Index (CCSI) figures with 37.30% share [...]Continue Reading →
VMware continues to be in a brawl with Red Hat over the cloud control. This originated over a conflict with a former employee, Tim Fox, the former lead apps developer of VMware who left the company last December 2012 to join Red Hat.
The conflict began over the control of an open [...]Continue Reading →
Rackspace recently launched its “mobile-ready” stack for developers which allow them to use the pre-packaged backend repeatedly every time they have a mobile project. According to John Engates, Rackspace CTO, the firm is including experience and expertise in its pre-packaged backend so [...]Continue Reading →
Study of cloud computing among 1,300 U.S. and U.K. executives, conducted by Rackspace Hosting with support from Manchester Business School in the U.K., found that cloud technologies enable significant budgetary savings.
The objective of this study was to determine whether to allow companies to reduce the cloud computing technology budgets, and [...]Continue Reading →
As cloud computing technology matured, people eventually realized that hybrid cloud has its place, as it managed to change the way businesses consume cloud resources while also filling in gaps in the workload functionality of the technology. As time went by, the technology has matured further and businesses were able to connect [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud computing has truly evolved from providing computing or storage resources to a more industry-specific community. Today, there are cloud instances to cater to each compliance and security requirements of a particular industry. Verizon has its cloud service which complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for the Continue Reading →
Use of cloud services at home, in the workplace and in large enterprises has steadily and significantly increased. Now we are seeing a similar trend with mobile devices and cloud technology. Mobile devices are already accessing a number of cloud services, such as Dropbox, and more third-party applications utilize [...]Continue Reading →
In an effort to boost UK as a startup hotspot, Rackspace has announced that it will provide selected business startups to be beneficiaries of £12,000 worth of cloud resources (similar to their activities in the US). Through the Rackspace Startup Program, the company has agreed to offer new and [...]Continue Reading →
The Executive Director of OpenStack Foundation, Jonathan Bryce, says that if users don’t want to be ensnared by vendor lock-in, they can try the OpenStack project. He claims that OpenStack will still provide free software through its OpenStack Foundation. In an interview during the recently concluded Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, California, [...]Continue Reading →
The volume of investments in cloud computing is increasing more rapidly than investment in IT in general. SaaS-system occupies a stable position in enterprise-class particularly in CRM and ERP solutions.
One of the most promising trends in SaaS-applications is the mutual integration of various SaaS-services, including those developed by different vendors. The [...]Continue Reading →
The biggest problem that open source cloud must face these days is standardization, with the need for open formats and interfaces that can ensure agility and flexibility becoming more apparent as users and vendors of the cloud start to realize their importance.
As per usual, the ball is in the court of [...]Continue Reading →
At this time of financial uncertainty, investors want to search for a winner and it’s to be expected. They don’t want to part with their hard-earned money only to find themselves losing in the end. Most of them will troop to Amazon because it’s been touted as the number one bookseller, even [...]Continue Reading →
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