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Content tagged with Infrastructure as a Service posted in May 2012
Regulation Meets Innovation: Tipping the Scales at Forecast 2012
News  |  5/31/2012  | 
An enterprise's adoption of cloud computing traditionally may have been a business and technological decision, but enterprises must also take into consideration all aspects under the regulatory umbrella.
Cloud Pricing: Amazon, Microsoft Keep Cutting
News  |  5/30/2012  | 
Look for cloud computing prices to continue falling as vendors compete for enterprise IT workloads. Second in our series on cloud computing pricing.
Cloud's Thorniest Question: Does It Pay Off?
News  |  5/30/2012  | 
Many CIOs have their doubts. In this series, we examine why cloud costs remain so hard to judge.
4 Causes Of Cloud Bill Shock
News  |  5/25/2012  | 
Some companies shoot for reduced costs only to find unexpected expenses drive up the cloud computing bills. Do any of these problems lurk in your company?
Eucalyptus CEO Plays On VMware Lock-In Fears
News  |  5/24/2012  | 
CEO Marten Mickos makes the case that Amazon compatibility in private clouds, with support for major hypervisors, is Eucalyptus' competitive edge.
Dell, HP Caught In Apple-Amazon Crossfire
Commentary  |  5/24/2012  | 
While Apple grabs a bigger part of the laptop market, Amazon continues to build on its cloud track record.
HP Cuts 27,000 Jobs, Doesn't Fix Identity Problem
Commentary  |  5/23/2012  | 
A little more guidance on HP's long-term vision would go a long way right now, with customers and investors.
Ciena's Virtual WANs Offer Bandwidth For Cloud Apps
News  |  5/23/2012  | 
Ciena at EMC World 2012 demonstrates simulated hybrid cloud designed to provide bandwidth-on-demand services for data-intensive cloud applications.
EMC World: New Documentum Debuts
News  |  5/22/2012  | 
EMC pushes Documentum D2 release, plus vertical apps via its hybrid cloud.
Cloud's Tough Enemy: Chargeback Pushback
News  |  5/18/2012  | 
Chargeback has always been hard for IT, but cloud computing forces the issue. At the same time, pushback from business users continues.
Next Valley View: Cloud, Baseball IT, And More
Commentary  |  5/18/2012  | 
Tune in May 23 for the next episode of our live Web TV series, including chats with execs from Framehawk and Cloudability, plus Bill Schlough, CIO of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.
ODCA Forecast 2012 Announces Big Data Panel
News  |  5/18/2012  | 
Inside Intel IT, we have been investing in how and where to incorporate big data analytics solutions into many of our business areas.
HP Layoffs Signal Punishing Fall
Commentary  |  5/18/2012  | 
Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt.
IBM SmartCloud: As Much Cloud As You Want
News  |  5/16/2012  | 
IBM expands private, public, and hybrid cloud options for customers with its SmartCloud offerings, including IaaS in IBM data centers with dedicated servers.
Cloud Management Tools: Beware 3 Pain Points
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
Know the danger zones as you select cloud management tool platforms.
Watch Out, Dropbox? Citrix ShareFile's Enterprise Twist
News  |  5/10/2012  | 
Last year Citrix bought cloud file sharing service ShareFile, taking on YouSendIt, Box, and Dropbox. Now Citrix will turn that service into a product you can also install as enterprise software.
DOE Hybrid Cloud May Be Model For Future
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration develop secure cloud that will be available to other departments and potentially other federal agencies.
VMware CTO: Software-Defined Data Centers Are Future
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
VMware CTO Steve Herrod predicts that all data center resources will be virtualized and governed by a unified console.
State of SMB IT: Spending, Priorities
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Spiceworks' State of SMB IT report shines a light on where SMBs are spending their IT time and money. Take a look at the plans of your peers.
Governance Meets Cloud: Top Misconceptions
News  |  5/4/2012  | 
While cloud computing takes some IT responsibilities off of your plate, governance isn't one of them. Experts say you still need to do the heavy lifting to ensure strong security and access policies.
Citrix Defends CloudStack's Value Vs. OpenStack
Commentary  |  5/3/2012  | 
CloudStack will be another choice for building private clouds, says Citrix exec Peder Ulander. Can these two similar open source projects survive?


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