What do the servers and racks that make up one of the largest hyperscale data center networks in the world look like? Microsoft has provided a glimpse this week when it open sourced Project Olympus, the design specs for the hardware that runs its cloud.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Mirantis have been two of the most important companies contributing code to the open source cloud platform OpenStack, and both companies have recently laid off employees working on the project.
A team made up of executives from Aruba Networks and Panzura are out with a new self-funded startup this week that aims to deploy security tools that enterprises use in their campus and extend it to the cloud.
A group of enterprises like General Electric, Pfizer, Cap and Citigroup have come together with a wish list of how they would like public IaaS providers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google to make their clouds more interoperable.
It’s a debate that’s raged on for years: Which is cheaper, public or private clouds? A new report from 451 Research finds that two of the most critical factors that influence the cost of a public versus a private cloud deployment are an organization’s ability to efficiently manage infrastructure and utilization of hardware resources.
In the first week of October, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform all announced plans to build out new regions for their IaaS cloud operations. The new regions add to an already impressive roster of data centers around the globe for each vendor. What’s behind this arms race to build new regions for the big clouds?
For years there’s been talk about what the adoption of public cloud and the advent of application containers would mean for VMware. The company is taking these innovations head on, announcing support for them in the latest updates of the company’s core management products announced this week at its VMWorld Europe conference.
Hours before the press conference in San Francisco with AWS CEO Andy Jassy a blog post from VMware leaked onto the Internet announcing the deal between the two companies.
AT&T announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services that will allow the 29 million connected devices on the mobile provider’s network to more easily connect and store data in AWS’s IaaS cloud platform.
As data center infrastructure management (DCIM) moves to the cloud, new integrations with internet of things sensors and big data analytics may help prevent costly downtime.
As the containers vs. virtual machine debate rages on, new research finds that containers could yield double-digit resource savings compared to virtual machines.
How do you get started using the cloud? To have a successful cloud deployment, it’s helpful to have a plan. The following 10 tips are key for a successful cloud rollout.
In a market dominated by vendors like Amazon, Microsoft and Google is there room for startups? Cloud Chronicles visited ClearSky Data in downtown Boston to find out.
To kick off his company’s Ignite conference in Atlanta this week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that Adobe will run three of its most popular software as a service apps on the Microsoft Azure IaaS cloud. The move is a power play by Microsoft, but it should be taken with a grain of salt: Adobe uses Azure competitor Amazon Web Services heavily, too.
This week at OpenWorld Oracle czar Larry Ellison has some fighting words for AWS, announcing that new features in the second generation of the company’s cloud would give the leader of the IaaS public cloud computing market a run for its money. Does Oracle really have a shot at that?