Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in July 2011
The huge Internet auction house uses a small Sri Lankan firm's open source enterprise service bus--a little known but crucial piece of software.
Netherlands firm uses synthetic transactions generated from points around the world to test a cloud app's ability to respond.
After two years of acquisitions, CA introduces 10 products to help customers plan and deliver private clouds that can use internal and external services.
Former NASA CTO Chris Kemp explains his startup's appliance that manages commodity servers as a cloud resource. His plan: Out-innovate the competition.
Early Google investors back Chris Kemp's 'garage' startup, Nebula, to build OpenStack appliance to compete with Microsoft, Cisco.
Accurately documenting APIs and helping mobile developers use them is a new force in e-commerce. Mashery's service fits right in.
Many IT admins want to continue over-provisioning memory to virtual machines. But that's not an efficient way to manage the data center.
With $4.5 million in funding and part of the NASA Nebula cloud brain trust, Piston jumps into the private cloud software market.
More than nine in 10 companies use some form of virtualization, yet 60% of servers are still unvirtualized.
It's all about a managed API platform, not websites, the telecom's strategy declares. Netflix, AT&T, and Google already understand.
Three new Application Lifecycle Management suite modules offer additional intelligence, service virtualization components.
UCS blades have interface card that automates implementation of as many as 256 virtual networks.
The company's public API represents a new weapon in global business. Who wouldn't like to gain a large set of customers in an automated way, with outside developers doing the hard interface work?
Don't let poor planning and half-hearted decisions doom your promising cloud projects.
Zynga depends on Amazon's cloud at a critical juncture--as it launches a new game.