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Enterprise Leads Blockbuster 4Q for Arista – but Wall Street's Not Impressed
Mitch Wagner  
2/16/2018   Post a comment
Despite a blockbuster fourth quarter, Wall Street was unhappy with Arista.
Juniper Looks to Weave Multicloud Network
Mitch Wagner  
2/15/2018   2 comments
Juniper is looking to weave a smooth networking tapestry from branch, to campus, to data center, to public cloud – essential, the company says, for enterprises in the cloud era.
Cisco Returns to Growth, With Help From Network Automation
Mitch Wagner  
2/14/2018   Post a comment
Cisco's new intent-based networking strategy helps the company break a two-year revenue decline.
SaltStack Shakes $15.5M Funding to Automate Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure
Mitch Wagner  
2/14/2018   Post a comment
The Series A funding, bringing the total to $28 million, goes to advance SaltStack's mission of automating security patching, updates, provisioning and more.
Google Gives Cloud Apps a Hardware Boost
Mitch Wagner  
2/13/2018   1 comment
Google released hardware accelerators in beta to speed up machine learning on Google Cloud Platform, as well as boost performance of Kubernetes applications.
Oracle Expands Cloud Autonomy, Data Centers & SLAs
Mitch Wagner  
2/12/2018   2 comments
Oracle expands autonomy capabilities from its cloud database to its entire cloud platform, as well as opening new regions and broadening service level agreements.
Citrix Acquires Cedexis to Boost Cloud Application Performance
Mitch Wagner  
2/12/2018   1 comment
Citrix is looking help enterprises and cloud providers speed cloud application performance.
Tata Consultancy's Strategic Pivot Has Cloud Implications
Mitch Wagner  
2/8/2018   1 comment
TCS is looking to add products to its traditional service offerings to help both enterprises and service providers make the transition to network virtualization and the cloud.
Startups Tackle Audacious Cloud Goals
Mitch Wagner  
2/6/2018   6 comments
An ex-Intel exec takes on her former employers in server chips, while another startup looks to provide AI hardware based on new 'nano-photonics' technology.
Cloud Market Growth Accelerates, Alibaba Joins Top Providers
Mitch Wagner  
2/5/2018   3 comments
The top cloud providers, previously numbering four, need to find room for another chair at the table.
Dell Confirms Possible IPO or VMware Merger
Mitch Wagner  
2/2/2018   1 comment
Yup, we're thinking about it, Dell says in an SEC filing, adding that it might do something else or just continue business as usual.
Amazon Cloud Tops $20B Run Rate
Mitch Wagner  
2/1/2018   4 comments
Amazon Web Services is becoming a bigger part of the company business.
Is the Cloud Drowning Juniper?
Mitch Wagner  
2/1/2018   1 comment
Changing demands by cloud providers are driving down revenues for Juniper, and at least one analyst thinks the problem isn't going away anytime soon.
IBM Cloud Taps Into Nvidia GPUs for AI & HPC
Scott Ferguson  
1/31/2018   6 comments
IBM is now offering access to Nvidia's Tesla V100 GPUs through its cloud offerings to help accelerate AI, HPC and other high-throughput workloads.
Now Cisco Is Getting Into the Kubernetes Racket
Mitch Wagner  
1/31/2018   Post a comment
Cisco is looking to extend its infrastructure dominance into container management.
Cisco Revs Up Network Automation
Mitch Wagner  
1/30/2018   2 comments
'A good day in IT is when they don't get a call when something is broken,' says Prashanth Shenoy, Cisco VP of enterprise network marketing, as Cisco introduces software to help IT have more good days.
Dell Considering IPO, or Buying All of VMware Reports
Mitch Wagner  
1/26/2018   14 comments
Cloud infrastructure leader Dell is considering a return to public markets, and may also scoop up the parts of VMware that it doesn't already own, according to reports.
Cisco Turns Up the Heat on Hyperconvergence
Mitch Wagner  
1/26/2018   Post a comment
Cisco gave its HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure a multicloud boost, adding support for Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors, containers including Kubernetes and new management tools.
Cisco to Buy Skyport Systems for Cloud Security
Mitch Wagner  
1/25/2018   2 comments
Cisco plans to acquire Skyport, which provides hyperconverged systems that are managed over the cloud for secure infrastructure.
Cloudian Bridges Storage From the Datacenter to the Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
1/23/2018   Post a comment
Cloudian's new software and appliance creates a single storage image that stretches from on-premises to the public cloud.
IBM Earnings Lesson: Don't Call the Mainframe a Dinosaur
Mitch Wagner  
1/19/2018   7 comments
The cloud and mainframe sales – yes, mainframe – helped reverse 22 straight quarters of revenue decline for IBM.
Amazon Taps 20 Locations as Finalists for Second Headquarters
Mitch Wagner  
1/18/2018   17 comments
Amazon says its second headquarters will bring tens of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue to the lucky location selected, but skeptics worry that governments will give tax breaks and other incentives that negate the benefit to citizens.
Google Launches 3 Submarine Cables
Mitch Wagner  
1/16/2018   4 comments
Google says it'll be the first major non-telecoms company with its own undersea cable. So it's got that going for it.
Google Cloud Offers Updates on Spectre & Meltdown Flaws
Scott Ferguson  
1/15/2018   1 comment
For the most part, Google Cloud has been able to mitigate the fallout from the Spectre and Meltdown flaws found in Intel's x86 processors, which says something about the resiliency of the cloud.
Are Public Clouds Interchangeable Commodities, Like Light Bulbs?
Mitch Wagner  
1/15/2018   Post a comment
'Pluggable cloud' means moving workloads from one public cloud to another to get the best deal. Deloitte Consulting's David Linthicum is skeptical.
Dropbox Reportedly Filing for IPO
Scott Ferguson  
1/12/2018   1 comment
Cloud storage and file sharing firm Dropbox has filed confidentially for an IPO, according to Bloomberg. The company is valued at over $10 billion.
SolarWinds Boosts Cloud Offerings With Loggly Acquisition
Scott Ferguson  
1/9/2018   3 comments
SolarWinds is looking to expand its cloud lineup with its acquisition of Loggly, which makes SaaS-based log monitoring and log analytics software.
Google Cloud Offering 'Preemptible' GPUs Plus Price Cut
Scott Ferguson  
1/5/2018   5 comments
Google Cloud now offers what it calls 'preemptible' GPUs to help accelerate batch computing and machine learning workloads. Google is also cutting prices.
Cloud Market Soared to $180B in Revenue in 2017 Study
Scott Ferguson  
1/5/2018   Post a comment
The market for cloud computing continued to grow in 2017, with revenues surpassing the $180 billion mark for the year, a 24% growth rate over 2016, according to Synergy Research.
Data Center M&A Booms, As Enterprises Change IT Priorities
Mitch Wagner  
1/5/2018   Post a comment
As enterprises focus more on improving IT capabilities, and less on owning data center real estate, the shift is driving a boom in data center M&A activity, according to a report from Synergy Research.
Intel Chip Vulnerability Sends Cloud Providers Into Patching Overdrive
Scott Ferguson  
1/4/2018   2 comments
After news of a significant vulnerability in Intel's processors was disclosed this week, AWS, Microsoft and Google had work to do.
Microsoft Is a 'Deeply Open Source Company,' Says Azure CTO Russinovich
Mitch Wagner  
1/4/2018   Post a comment
Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich describes the company's attitude toward open source, edge computing, and blockchain in a brief but wide-ranging interview with Enterprise Cloud News.
Cisco Leads $113B Data Center Gear Market Report
Scott Ferguson  
1/4/2018   Post a comment
Cisco led the $113 billion data center infrastructure market in 2017, although the growing importance of public cloud is beginning to change how enterprises are buying traditional gear.
Microsoft Acquiring Avere to Expand Cloud Data Storage
Scott Ferguson  
1/3/2018   Post a comment
Microsoft has inked a deal to acquire Avere Systems to help customers better store data in the cloud and hybrid environments.
Are Amazon & Salesforce Ditching Oracle?
Mitch Wagner  
1/3/2018   5 comments
Both Amazon and Salesforce are looking to get away from Oracle, according to a report from The Information.
MIT Warns of Ransomware in the Cloud, Weaponized AI
Scott Ferguson  
1/3/2018   2 comments
In its security predictions for 2018, the MIT Technology Review warns of ransomware that targets clouds providers and weaponized artificial intelligence.
LinkD, Construction App Startup, Has Enterprise Cloud Needs
Scott Ferguson  
1/2/2018   Post a comment
In order to get its app out to the construction industry, LinkD formerly WireFlare needs enterprise-level cloud help. It found a willing partner in Oracle.
Hyperscale Data Centers Continued to Grow in 2017
Scott Ferguson  
12/26/2017   4 comments
A report finds that the number of hyperscale data centers scattered across the globe continued to grow in 2017. By the end of the year, there were nearly 400 of these facilities worldwide.
AWS, Azure Lead $35B+ Public Cloud Market
Scott Ferguson  
12/21/2017   11 comments
A report from financial analyst firm Jefferies finds that the combined IaaS and PaaS markets were worth more than$35 billion in the third quarter, with AWS and Azure leading the way. SaaS revenues stood at an additional $33 billion.
Oracle Buying Construction Specialist Aconex for $1.2B
Scott Ferguson  
12/18/2017   6 comments
Oracle is paying $1.2 billion for Aconex, an Australia-based company that specializes in cloud-based applications for the construction industry.
IBM Q Network Opens Up Quantum Computing to Researchers, Businesses
Scott Ferguson  
12/15/2017   1 comment
IBM's newly announced Q Network will give businesses, government agencies and research universities access to Big Blue's 20 qubit quantum computing system.
Oracle Cloud Revenue Bursts 44%
Mitch Wagner  
12/14/2017   2 comments
Cloud revenues rose 44% but Wall Street wasn't satisfied.
White House Report Calls for Greater Federal Cloud Adoption
Scott Ferguson  
12/14/2017   2 comments
The Trump Administration is looking to revamp the IT infrastructure of the federal government, and the White House is now planning to rely more on cloud computing.
AWS Opens Second Cloud Region in China
Scott Ferguson  
12/12/2017   2 comments
Amazon Web Services is opening its second cloud region in China in partnership with Ningxia Western Cloud Data Technology.
Gremlin Looks to Bring 'Chaos Engineering' to the Masses
Mitch Wagner  
12/12/2017   1 comment
Gremlin launches with $8.75 million funding, and a 'chaos engineering' service to make cloud applications more reliable.
Microsoft Releases Quantum Development Kit & Programming Language
Scott Ferguson  
12/11/2017   1 comment
Microsoft outlined its quantum computing strategy at Ignite earlier this year, and Redmond has now released a development kit and a new programming language called Q#.
IoT Spending to Reach $772B in 2018 Report
Scott Ferguson  
12/11/2017   5 comments
A recent report from IDC finds that IoT spending will increase more than 14% between 2017 and 2018 to reach $772 billion by the end of next year, with the manufacturing, utilities and transportation industries spending the most.
Cisco Acquiring Cloud Optimization Specialist
Scott Ferguson  
12/8/2017   2 comments
For its latest acquisition, Cisco is buying, a small cloud optimization specialist that looks to help cut the cost of managing multiple clouds.
Dell Technologies Posts Smaller Q3 Loss
Scott Ferguson  
12/7/2017   1 comment
Dell Technologies posted a smaller loss during its 2018 financial third quarter as the company continues to adjust to life as a private company, and expands into new areas such as hyperconverged.
Arista Takes Aim at Cisco: 'Legacy Routers Are a Thing of the Past'
Mitch Wagner  
12/6/2017   5 comments
Routers are dead, but routing continues to be important, Arista says.
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