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IBM & Maersk Set Sail With Blockchain
Mitch Wagner  
1/22/2018   Post a comment
The two companies are forming a joint venture to use blockchain to streamline international shipping.
IBM Earnings Lesson: Don't Call the Mainframe a Dinosaur
Mitch Wagner  
1/19/2018   4 comments
The cloud and mainframe sales – yes, mainframe – helped reverse 22 straight quarters of revenue decline for IBM.
Workday Acquires Machine Learning Startup SkipFlag
Scott Ferguson  
1/17/2018   1 comment
Workday is looking to build out its machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities with the acquisition of startup SkipFlag.
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.
CloudHealth, ParkMyCloud Partner to Rein in Enterprise Cloud Costs
Mitch Wagner  
1/11/2018   5 comments
CloudHealth and ParkMyCloud are combining technologies to let cloud users figure out how much they're spending on cloud and automate optimizing workloads to reduce costs.
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.
4 Multicloud Management Keys to Success
News & Analysis  
1/8/2018   1 comment
As cloud computing expands, enterprises and their IT departments are trying to get their hands around multicloud deployments. Managing multicloud is difficult, but there are four ways to make it easier.
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.
Intel: We've Patched Most Chips for 'Spectre' & 'Meltdown'
Mitch Wagner  
1/4/2018   19 comments
Intel is rapidly rolling out patches in the wake of serious security vulnerabilities affecting nearly every computer user in the world.
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.
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.
3 Digital Transformation Predictions for 2018
News & Analysis  
12/26/2017   6 comments
Former CIO Larry Bonfante dusts off his crystal ball at the end of 2017 to make some predictions for CIOs and cloud computing in 2018.
Will Google Replace Cloud Boss Diane Greene?
Mitch Wagner  
12/22/2017   13 comments
Google is disappointed with cloud sales and will replace CEO Diane Greene, according to prediction at The Information.
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.
Red Hat Speeds Toward $3B in Revenue Thanks to Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
12/20/2017   5 comments
It was only a few years ago that Red Hat cracked the $1 billion mark in annual revenue. Now, with help from the cloud, the company is eyeing $3 billion.
HyTrust DataGravity Acquisition Bears Fruit for Cloud Security
Mitch Wagner  
12/19/2017   7 comments
HyTrust launched a software appliance to protect confidential data in the cloud, based on technology it acquired when it bought DataGravity this summer.
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.
Oracle Cloud Revenue Bursts 44%
Mitch Wagner  
12/14/2017   2 comments
Cloud revenues rose 44% but Wall Street wasn't satisfied.
Kubernetes Advances Windows Support
Mitch Wagner  
12/14/2017   Post a comment
Kubernetes 1.9 gets Windows support in beta and further refinements for the present-day multicloud environment.
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.
Cisco Acquiring Cloud Optimization Specialist Cmpute.io
Scott Ferguson  
12/8/2017   2 comments
For its latest acquisition, Cisco is buying Cmpute.io, 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.
Pivotal Cloud Foundry Shifts Focus to Serverless, Containers
Scott Ferguson  
12/6/2017   2 comments
With the release of PCF 2.0, Pivotal is focusing more on serverless computing and containers, as well as a new marketplace for developers that includes tools from GitHub, Splunk, New Relic, Apigee and IBM.
AWS GuardDuty Looks to Lock Down Cloud Security
Scott Ferguson  
12/1/2017   11 comments
At its re:Invent show in Las Vegas this week, Amazon Web Services is looking to expand its cloud security portfolio with a new featured dubbed GuardDuty.
VMware's Cloud Fortunes Continue in Q3
Scott Ferguson  
11/30/2017   1 comment
VMWare's third-quarter financial results showed the company's cloud and software-defined data center bets are continuing to pay off.
Amazon Launches AWS PrivateLink for Private Cloud Connections
Mitch Wagner  
11/30/2017   2 comments
AWS PrivateLink lets software-as-a-service developers enhance security by providing private endpoints to users.
Juniper Networks: For Sale or Not?
Scott Ferguson  
11/30/2017   3 comments
The Internet buzzed when Nokia reportedly was preparing a deal for Juniper Networks. Now, Nokia has denied those rumors, but Juniper could still be in play.
Dell Brings Hyperconverged Appliances to Latest PowerEdge Servers
Scott Ferguson  
11/30/2017   3 comments
Dell EMC is adding support for its VxRail and XC series hyperconverged appliances to the company's own 14th generation PowerEdge servers.
AWS Draws Disney in as Cloud Customer
Scott Ferguson  
11/29/2017   13 comments
Amazon Web Services has scored another big customer win with signing The Walt Disney Company on as a public cloud customer. The NFL and Expedia have also signed up with AWS.
Amazon Closes Cloud Performance Gap With 'Bare Metal Instances'
Mitch Wagner  
11/29/2017   7 comments
AWS EC2 Bare Metal Instances gives enterprises the performance of native applications with elasticity, scalability and security of the AWS cloud, the company says.
Microsoft & SAP Expand Their HANA, Azure Partnership
Scott Ferguson  
11/28/2017   3 comments
Microsoft and SAP are already partnering on various cloud projects, but now the two companies are drawing even closer. The new deal includes internal support, as well as new ways to reach additional customers.
HPE OneSphere Looks to Manage Multiple Clouds Through SaaS
Scott Ferguson  
11/28/2017   1 comment
HPE OneSphere is the company's latest offering to manage multiple clouds. The platform uses a SaaS portal to deliver the management services and can deploy resources as need to developers and other parts of the enterprise.
VMware & Amazon Grow Hybrid Tie-Up to 'Very Large Scale'
Mitch Wagner  
11/28/2017   Post a comment
VMware and Amazon Web Services are expanding their hybrid cloud partnership with new migration, scalability and disaster recovery capabilities.
HPE: Can the New Boss Bring Back the Magic?
Mitch Wagner  
11/27/2017   5 comments
Meg Whitman was the leader HPE needed to streamline for the new century. Can new CEO Antonio Neri finish the job?
CIOs: Time to Run IT as a Business
News & Analysis  
11/24/2017   21 comments
For years, CIOs ran IT as a separate entity within the enterprise. The popularity of SaaS and other cloud services have changed that dynamic. Now, it's time for CIOs to run IT more like a business.
Forrester: Don't Give Up on Private Clouds, Yet
Scott Ferguson  
11/22/2017   2 comments
In looking ahead toward 2018, Forrester finds that private clouds are poised for a comeback, despite the focus on public cloud provides such as AWS and Azure.
HPE CEO Whitman to Leave, Soon After Saying She's 'Not Going Anywhere'
Mitch Wagner  
11/21/2017   9 comments
Whitman says HPE's next CEO needs to be a technologist, as current president Antonio Neri takes her job Feb. 1.
Cisco, VMware Battling for SD-WAN Supremacy Report
Scott Ferguson  
11/21/2017   1 comment
A report from IHS Markit finds that Cisco and VMware are fighting over an SD-WAN market that could be worth more than $3 billion by 2021.
Google Eyes More Data Center Space in Denmark
Scott Ferguson  
11/20/2017   8 comments
Google is buying land in Denmark for a new data center, which is likely to help the company with its cloud expansion, as well as GDPR.
AWS & VMware Vs. Cisco & Google: A Cloud Fight Worth Watching
News & Analysis  
11/20/2017   Post a comment
In the past few months, AWS and VMware have formed a new partnership and Google and Cisco have done the same. When it comes to a cloud fight, how can IT pick a side?
Dell Makes the Case for Cloud 'Core'
Mitch Wagner  
11/17/2017   1 comment
Dell reinvents the idea of on-premises computing.
Multicloud Can Lead to Management Nightmare Survey
Scott Ferguson  
11/17/2017   3 comments
A report commissioned by software provider BMC shows that the multicloud universise comes with its own set of management headaches.
Microsoft Doubles Down on Open Source, Analytics for Developers
Scott Ferguson  
11/16/2017   3 comments
To increase development in the cloud, Microsoft is continuing to invest in open source and data analytics technologies. At its Connect show, Redmond rolled out new tools to assist the company's legions of developers.
Cisco's Q1 Beats Wall Street Expectations
Scott Ferguson  
11/15/2017   2 comments
Cisco beat Wall Street expectations during its first-quarter financial report, and the company claims that some of its technology bets, including security, are starting to pay off.
Microsoft's Russinovich: Avoiding Cloud Lock-In Is Risky Too
Mitch Wagner  
11/15/2017   Post a comment
Sure, cloud lock-in is risky. But multicloud has its own risks, says Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich.
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