VMware Cloud Foundry Plays Disruptive Role
On Cloud Foundry's first birthday, VMware CTO Steve Herrod likened it to the Linux of cloud computing. That's not quite right, but this open source platform for developers could slay worries about cloud vendor lock-in.
Cloud Security Frameworks: The Current State
A typical IT organization has a stratification of skills, responsibilities, and associated budgets. These are generally structured along platform, operations, and increasingly, lines of business.
Wavii: New Kind Of News Gatherer
Wavii, a new breed of aggregator, gives you news feeds culled from across the Web, from sources far beyond Google News. It also understands your interests and summarizes results.
HP Converged Cloud Plan Uses Hardened OpenStack
HP's new cloud services help enterprises implement an architecture internally now that will match up with an external cloud service provider later, paving a smoother road to future hybrid cloud operations.
7 Ways IBM Will Make $7 Billion In Cloud
Can IBM make people believe that it's committed to the cloud in the same manner as an Amazon or Rackspace? IBM's plans include much more than a place for Unix hardware.
HP, Dell Create Clouds For The Rest Of Us
Dell's recent moves are about courting IT shops that need help moving legacy applications to a more modern model, while HP says it can build a better public IaaS cloud option.
3 Truths About Cloud Software SLAs
You're not imagining things. Unlike the rigorous SLAs of traditional enterprise IT services, today's cloud software SLAs don't offer much room for customization and tend to cover only the basics.
Podcast Part 3: Pournelle On Ebooks
In part three of our four-part series of podcast interviews with science-fiction writer and BYTE institution Jerry Pournelle, he tells how to write bestsellers in the age of Internet publishing.
ODCA Shapes the Future of Cloud with Forecast 2012
One of the aspects I enjoy most about the Open Data Center Alliance is how it enables "buy" and "sell" side players to come together for open conversations on how to collectively shape the cloud moving forward.
How One SMB Slashed Disaster Recovery Time
Midmarket firm Hit Promotional cut its backup window from around 17 hours to two. The CIO explains how it streamlined disaster preparedness in its virtualized environment.