Amazon Cloud Pricing Threatens Tech Titans
Amazon Web Services is on track to be a $24 billion annual infrastructure-as-a-service supplier within a decade, Morgan Stanley says. That's bad news for Red Hat, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM and Brocade.
Amazon's Vision For Single Sign-On
Amazon Web Services urges developers to use its single sign-on option, which would let Amazon, Facebook and Google users log in once for access to all three services.
CloudCheckr Monitors Amazon GovCloud
Amazon cloud performance monitoring system goes a step further than competitors with specialized version that complies with federal security regulations.
VMware's Hybrid Cloud: Not Amazon's Model
VMware's Hybrid Cloud Service, detailed Tuesday, has important differences compared to Amazon Web Services. Customers will have to weigh the partner model and pricing.
3M Uses Azure For Image Analysis Service
3M Manager Bill Smyth wanted to launch a new business without plunging into the company's capital budget allocation process. So he used Microsoft's Azure cloud services.
Amazon Expands Private Cloud-Like Options
Amazon Web Services offers more customers Direct Connect private-line access to AWS data centers. Move shows how public clouds can become direct extensions of enterprise data centers.
IT's Attitude Problem
Few of our 446 respondents will change their IT strategies as result of the cloud. That spells lost opportunity.
Interop Cloud Experts Debate SDN's Future
SDN aims to make networks easy to configure in software rather than hardware. The goal is to provide data centers with flexibility on the level associated with cloud computing.
BMC To Go Private: Echoes of Dell
Bain Capital and three others will buy management tool vendor BMC, in a move that parallels Dell's effort to go private. Look for focus on cloud and self-service IT tools.