Cloud

Oracle Supercharges Cloud Database with Bare-Metal Servers (DCK)

Oracle is now offering its Exadata database technology on bare-metal servers available as a cloud service. The Exadata Database Machine is an appliance that usually lives in the... More

Verizon Enterprise Solutions Extends Networking as a Service to the Cloud (HITS)

As enterprises and government agencies increasingly deploy cloud-based solutions, they look for performance and security in their cloud-based applications. With Verizon’s Virtua... More

Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence (InformationWeek)

The cloud revolution is so persistent, pervasive and performant that it is difficult to discern what changes it will drive next. Despite its ability to provision on demand, scale o... More

Oracle’s Mark Hurd: Enterprise Clouds are the Safe Security Bet, and Might Even Save CEOs’ Jobs (Silicon Angle)

Enterprise clouds are a whole lot more secure than the Internet they depend on, a reality that will become more obvious with the coming Internet of Things, says Oracle Corp. Chief ... More

The Next Phase of the Cloud Computing Revolution is Here (Forbes)

Dan Cordingley, CEO at Teradici: Few trends in information technology (IT) have had a greater impact than the rise of cloud computing. In 2016, Amazon Web Services (AWS), the leadi... More

Cloud Isn’t Killing Software – IT Departments Want Both (CBR)

Investment in cloud technologies over the next two years is expected to continue at a heady pace, with hybrid cloud becoming a greater priority. While around 70% of organisations a... More

Oracle Refreshes Entire SaaS Line, Aiming to Fuel Cloud Momentum (CIO)

As the migration of enterprises to the cloud picks up steam, Oracle is intent on keeping up. It has taken to refreshing its SaaS applications twice a year, bringing them up to feat... More

Why BMW is Betting on the Cloud (TechCrunch)

To do all of this, and serve the 1 million users on its various platforms, BMW obviously needs a partner in the cloud and the company decided to go with Microsoft’s Azure Cloud a... More

Salesforce Unveils Second Generation of Service Cloud (CMS Wire)

Salesforce rolled out the second generation of its Service Cloud this morning. Per Salesforce's usual M.O. for application upgrades, it sports faster set-up capabilities, productiv... More

7 Ways AI Could Impact Infrastructure Pros (NC)

Over the past few years, artificial intelligence (AI) technology has improved dramatically, and many industry analysts say AI will disrupt enterprise IT significantly in the near f... More

BP Powers Up with Microsoft Azure (ITProPortal)

Microsoft has revealed it will be taking its Azure cloud platform off-shore with a new partnership with BP. The energy giant has selected Microsoft Azure to be a central part of... More

Can’t Move to the Cloud? The Cloud Can Come to You (Forbes)

A lot of companies and government agencies would like to move IT operations to a public cloud, but local regulatory restrictions or other concerns prevent the move. Now, however, t... More

Oracle Adds SaaS to its ‘Stepping Stone’ Private Cloud (Cloud Pro)

Oracle is introducing line-of-business SaaS services to its cloud-in-a-box, designed for organisations who want to remain on-premise but benefit from cloud's subscription model. ... More

The 5 Fundamentals of Effective Cloud Management (CIO)

A big part of the CIO role today entails hashing out a cloud computing strategy. Deciding whether to build a private cloud or to offload some workloads to a public cloud system whi... More

Report: Amazon Teaming with VMware to Go Beyond the Cloud (CNBC)

Amazon Web Services is thinking about building software for corporate data centers as part of its recently formed partnership with VMware, according to a report on Monday. The w... More

Here’s How Azure Stack Will Integrate into Your Data Center (Data Center Knowledge)

Azure Stack, the turnkey hybrid cloud system that you can now order from server vendors like Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise or get as a managed service from providers like... More

Box Offers Companies Free Tools for Building Apps on its Platform (VentureBeat)

Box announced a new initiative today that’s aimed at providing developers with a set of tools for building apps that use the company’s platform capabilities. Called Box Elem... More

Oracle Cloud Gets NetBonded to AT&T (Light Reading)

AT&T is addressing pent-up demand among its customer base by adding the Oracle Network Cloud Service - FastConnect to its AT&T NetBond for Cloud ecosystem, its 20th cloud participa... More

A Cloud in Your Datacenter? Azure Stack Arrives (InfoWorld)

At last it’s here: After a prolonged gestation with three public previews, Microsoft has announced the release of Azure Stack. Complete hardware and software solutions will ship ... More

AWS Public Sector Chief: ‘Procurement Bigger Barrier to Cloud Adoption than Security’ (Diginomica)

Amazon Web Services’ VP of worldwide public sector, Teresa Carlson, believes that getting government buyers to change how they think about procurement is now a bigger barrier to ... More