Week of 02 Dec 2013 News briefs: Akamai to acquire Prolexic to mitigate DDoS attacks (05 Dec 2013)
This week, Akamai announced its plan to acquire Prolexic to help customers mitigate DDoS attacks, while Google's public IaaS exits beta.
A new DaaS offering grants Amazon admittance into the VDI market; will Amazon WorkSpaces challenge existing DaaS providers?
Week of 25 Nov 2013 Bluelock CTO: Learn which benefits of IaaS matter most to customers (26 Nov 2013)
Bluelock CTO Pat O'Day discusses what customers want from IaaS providers and which benefits of IaaS resonate the most with them.
Week of 18 Nov 2013 News briefs: CenturyLink's cloud acquisition; Salesforce, HP partner (21 Nov 2013)
This week, CenturyLink makes another cloud acquisition with Tier 3, while Salesforce.com and HP announce a partnership to market 'Superpods.'
Week of 11 Nov 2013 News briefs: CSA to create cloud security controls for BYOD (14 Nov 2013)
This week, the Cloud Security Alliance works on a framework of cloud security controls to protect BYOD users, while Rackspace Q3 profits fall short.
Red Hat unveils Red Hat CloudForms 3.0 and welcomes cloud providers to its OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Program.
Week of 04 Nov 2013 Big Data as a Service: Business customers need more than analytics (07 Nov 2013)
In addition to analytics, Big Data as a Service providers must offer high-bandwidth network connectivity and help for customers processing big data sets.
Week of 28 Oct 2013 Energy-efficient data centers: Tap local, sustainable resources (31 Oct 2013)
A microgrid approach using local power sources can help providers build out more self-sustaining, energy-efficient data centers.
Week of 21 Oct 2013 Specialty cloud storage providers die out; can backup and DR save them? (23 Oct 2013)
With standalone cloud storage providers like Nirvanix failing, storage providers must expand their services to include backup, disaster recovery.
Week of 07 Oct 2013 IBM exec explains Big Blue's approach to cloud professional services (10 Oct 2013)
In a market defined by self-service, the notion of cloud professional services seems almost like an oxymoron. But IBM has found lots of room to grow.
Providers are interested in cloud load balancers -- and partnering with vendors can lead to recurring revenue opportunities.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 Magic Quadrant for IaaS providers explores why Amazon is so dominant (02 Oct 2013)
Amazon is the market leader, but other providers can stand out with ecosystems that prepare future customer requirements.
Week of 16 Sep 2013 Cloud broker services: How the role of cloud 'middleman' is evolving (18 Sep 2013)
Cloud broker services have evolved into three different roles: the cloud aggregator, the cloud broker enabler and the cloud customizer.
Week of 09 Sep 2013 IT pros value cloud certification, training from service providers (11 Sep 2013)
Cloud certification and training tools offered by cloud providers are becoming valuable to customers who are lacking cloud-related expertise.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 Enterprise cloud adoption grows only if IT pros don't fear job loss (29 Aug 2013)
Providers can cultivate enterprise cloud adoption by working with -- and not posing a threat to -- their business customers' internal IT teams.