Taylor Rhodes, who was named Rackspace president this week, knows the cloud fight is on, but says we’re still in early days.
Big customers may want to use OpenStack but need hard metrics on how it performs in very large implementations. Mirantis and iBM are using Rally to fill that need.
RBC Capital Markets wants to help. Its new research compares the positioning and price/performance of many cloud options. Some of the findings confirm what we know, others are a tad surprising.
IBM has been awarded a patent for moving virtual machines across physical servers in a cloud in order to ensure applications are receiving the bandwidth they need. It’s an interesting solution to a problem that has plagued some cloud users.
Big Blue is moving more of its SaaS applications and SmartCloud workloads over to Softlayer, the cloud player it bought for $2 billion. But skeptics still aren’t sure that IBM “gets” cloud.
After two weeks of public silence, Nirvanix confirms what it had already told its customers: it’s shutting down.
How do you build a virtual robot? In the cloud naturally. And this year IBM/SoftLayer displaced AWS as the cloud of choice for the DARPA competition.
IBM’s WebSphere group re-implemented parts of a major sample application using a half dozen or so NetflixOSS tools.
Amazon shares surpass $300; Microsoft tries to erase silos (and transparency) in latest move; and IBM sets up SoftLayer as part of global services unit.
Dell and Oracle deal takes coopetition to a new level, shows Oracle hardware vulnerability; will NSA spygate controversy impact cloud adoption?