Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Here is this weeks Cloud news!
Windows Server 8 built 'around cloud'. According to Steve Ballmer, the re-imagining (really?) of Windows Server 8 is all about the delivery of Cloud services in all of their flavours and the company itself is also being flowed in that direction. I actually thought i... [More]
Monday, October 03, 2011
Hello all,After a small hiatus we're back with the news of interest and my thoughts on what it means to us.
Secret SLAs – Pam Baker over at ReadWriteWeb identifies the SLA as one of the key areas holding back the larger market from adopting Cloud solutions. She notes that "Until... [More]
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
"Cloud" probably has a whole different meaning for the U.S. East-coasters at the moment… Hope you are all well after the storm! Here's my pick-of-the-news…
Cloud Management seems to be where to money is flowing at the moment with 3 organizations popping up in my field of vision. Co... [More]
Monday, August 22, 2011
Here we are, it's another week and the Cloud keeps rolling.
Sprint to launch Cloud services this year. Unlike it's rivals Verizon who bought themselves a "Cloud Service Provider" in Terremark, Sprint intend to offer their services from their existing datacenter capacity and will be offering coll... [More]
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The sun seems to be shining and the world is out on the beach, but there were still a few interesting stories around last week.
Gartner Hype Curve and report. Gartner have released this years 'Hype Curve' which shows some interesting shifts. In particular the positioning of Private Clouds and the... [More]
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Hello all, It's that time of the week again so here are my pick from the Cloud-based news:
Zenith Infotech are seeing continued and significant growth in adoption of their cloud services. SmartStyle is a IaaS solution offering desktop and server virtualization and MirrorCloud is about business c... [More]
Monday, July 25, 2011
Hi all, Once again it's that time of the week.
Project "Daytona" bringing iterative MapReduce to Azure for Scientists. The massive data processing system has been produced by Microsoft as an alternative to Hadoop and will, so say the Microsoft Research folks, allow scientists to take advantage o... [More]
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Hello all!It's been an interesting few days. The conference season is upon us and that typically means lots of hype about what's been achieved and a few cheap shots at the perceived competition which tend to dominate the reportage. There are a few juicy tidbits around though…
Citrix acquir... [More]
Monday, July 11, 2011
This week a post-vacation bundle of Cloud News. Security is becoming THE hot topic in discussion at the moment with recent intrusions, attacks and outages causing some justified pause for thought. My views? The services are getting better, but as the adoption level grows so does the 'value' of these... [More]
Monday, June 13, 2011
Hello all! It's time, once again, for my pick of the week's news.
1. The Open Data Center Alliance has published a set of documents supporting "user-driven cloud usage "models" and data center requirements for use in RFIs and RFPs. The documents include eight usage models or guidelines that a... [More]