- June 06, 2013
This week, Big Blue's bid for SoftLayer is expected to boost IBM's cloud, and Salesforce targets its biggest buy yet: $2.5 billion for ExactTarget.
- June 05, 2013
In her Cisco Partner Summit 2013 keynote address, Padmasree Warrior spoke of how the company's open platform strategy could benefit provider partners.
- June 04, 2013
New cloud providers are struggling to earn profits with the current cloud pricing model. Value-added services can help providers differentiate.
- 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 24, 2013
In this week's news briefs, the VMware public cloud officially launches, Dell drops its IaaS offering and AWS gains accreditation from FedRAMP.
Sponsored by Iron Mountain - In just a few short years, ransomware has emerged as one of cybersecurity’s most dominant, persistent and treacherous threats. In 2016, ransomware payments reached more than $1 billion, according to the FBI, up from just $24 million paid in 2015. The spike in payments is increasing the velocity and variety of attacks exponentially: In 2017 ransomware on the dark market has grown by 2,500%. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - Global organizations are expected to spend $1.2 trillion on digital transformation technologies in 2017, according to IDC. And going forward, this investment will grow to the tune of 18% a year, reaching $2 trillion in 2020. See More
Sponsored by NTT - Though the jury is still out over what constitutes successful digital transformation, there is no question about the immense excitement in this area as organizations seek to re-architect their IT environments to be more agile and responsive to modern business needs. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
- 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 15, 2013
At the first stop on his cross-country speaking tour, Amazon's Jeff Barr answered questions on AWS pricing, performance and availability.
- 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.
- April 12, 2013
Comcast launches Upware, a cloud marketplace that offers providers the opportunity to reach new customers.
- April 10, 2013
A chorus of tweets from attendees of the fourth annual Cloud Connect conference kept the rest of us updated during the four-day event.
- April 02, 2013
In these news briefs, a judge throws out a bogus Uniloc patent suit against Rackspace, IaaS providers show no sign of slackening cloud pricing wars.
- April 01, 2013
While technology M&As in 2012 declined in value and plateaued in volume, the number of deals in cloud and SaaS market tripled over the previous year.
- March 28, 2013
Avaya announces its Collaborative Cloud offering, enabling service providers to deliver Collaboration as a Service.