Cloud Provisioning and Planning
- January 09, 2014
Cloud providers must strike a balance between giving customers the free cloud services they expect while staying profitable.
- December 19, 2013
This week, IBM patents a method for securing cloud-based mobile apps, while AWS announced its plan to open a Chinese data center.
- November 21, 2013
This week, CenturyLink makes another cloud acquisition with Tier 3, while Salesforce.com and HP announce a partnership to market 'Superpods.'
- September 18, 2013
Cloud broker services have evolved into three different roles: the cloud aggregator, the cloud broker enabler and the cloud customizer.
- May 30, 2013
This week, Cloudscaling's $10 million in Series B funding includes backing from Juniper and Joyent updates its IaaS strategy to woo AWS customers.
- May 22, 2013
The MSPAlliance introduces new cloud insurance program, offering extended liability coverage for providers and peace of mind for customers.
- May 17, 2013
In these briefs, Google I/O delivers news about Google's cloud services, including a new database service and general availability of Compute Engine.
- May 06, 2013
In these briefs, HP updates its FlexFabric portfolio, Citrix revamps its partner programs and Brocade debuts its vision for on-demand data centers.
- April 30, 2013
In these news briefs, a survey suggests more enterprises use multi-cloud strategies, and the MSPAlliance updates its cloud insurance for providers.
- March 27, 2013
In these news briefs, PayPal plans to build an OpenStack cloud with 10,000 servers, Cisco acquires SolveDirect and CloudStack grows up.
- February 26, 2013
In these news briefs, Microsoft Azure bests AWS cloud in performance tests, and VCE targets midsize firms with two Vblock Systems and new software.
- December 21, 2012
In our year-end Q&A series with market leaders, Xerox cloud chief Ken Stephens discusses the ups and downs of creating a channel program for cloud.
- October 04, 2012
Enterprises fret about security and control in the cloud, but their biggest problems with cloud computing concern sunk costs in legacy IT.
- July 18, 2012
Microsoft's move to white label Windows Azure means Azure partners must differentiate with services built on Microsoft Service Management Portal.
- July 02, 2012
The role of the cloud service broker is changing. Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also differentiating their services to appeal to customers.