• November 11, 2015 11 Nov'15

    Amazon Elasticsearch Service still sanding down rough edges

    Amazon's Elasticsearch Service shows promise for users who have long loathed the process of setting up Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana  clusters in the cloud, but there's a security snag for ...

  • November 10, 2015 10 Nov'15

    Key geographies still missing in AWS data center locations

    AWS data center locations are growing in number and Amazon cloud users have ideas about where the company should expand next in its quest for world domination.

  • November 03, 2015 03 Nov'15

    Hybrid cloud challenges abound for AWS, VMware shops

    The first hurdle of hybrid cloud migration is tricky enough -- then the rest of the hybrid cloud picture comes into focus.

  • November 03, 2015 03 Nov'15

    Technologies on horizon brighten AWS hybrid cloud future

    The challenges of managing hybrid clouds could be mitigated significantly by technical advances that look to take over the data center in the next few years.

  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    AWS, VMware shops clear hybrid cloud migration hurdles

    Cloud migration is step one in setting up a hybrid cloud infrastructure -- but it can often be a sticky wicket.

  • Sponsored News

    • Converged Systems, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

      Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More

    • Why Cloud Is Driving Innovation and a Must-Do for Midsize Organizations

      Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More

    • Windows Server 2016: Implications for Converged Solutions

      The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More

    • 6 Common Myths About Cloud Price-Performance

      Public cloud services have become so simple to purchase and deploy that many organizations are failing to do basic due diligence on how much these services really cost and whether they can deliver the performance required for key workloads. This can be a big mistake, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan’s Stratecast practice, negatively affecting budgets and business operations. See More

    View All Sponsored News
  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    AWS hybrid cloud management takes expertise and elbow grease

    Hybrid cloud challenges can be formidable, but some organizations have tackled them with demonstrable success in AWS and VMware clouds.

  • October 30, 2015 30 Oct'15

    AWS hybrid cloud makes dollars and sense to users

    Even as some organizations go 'all in' with AWS public cloud, some enterprises find the costs of porting apps to public cloud just don't add up.

  • October 26, 2015 26 Oct'15

    AWS earnings augur rising public cloud tide -- for some

    AWS surpassed $2 billion in revenue last quarter -- and industry watchers say it's still early in the maturation of the public cloud market.

  • October 16, 2015 16 Oct'15

    Cloud security tools thwart attacks on AWS infrastructure

    Before Amazon Inspector, AWS Config Rules and even VPC, third-party cloud security tools stood guard over AWS -- and for a number of reasons, IT pros will continue to rely on them.

  • October 14, 2015 14 Oct'15

    Cloud users crave faster AWS cloud storage, ELB upgrades

    IT pros at last week's Amazon user conference welcomed a raft of new cloud services, but were left wanting more. Here's what AWS customers hope to see next.

  • October 09, 2015 09 Oct'15

    Some AWS 'Simple' cloud services harder than you think

    Ease of use and speed are hailed as two advantages of AWS, factors that were further stressed at re:Invent 2015 in products and tools to help simplify cloud development and management.

  • October 09, 2015 09 Oct'15

    Re:Invent keynote speeches unlock big Twitter reaction

    At AWS re:Invent this year, announcements included new capabilities for existing products, as well as management tools and a new storage appliance -- setting social media abuzz.

  • October 08, 2015 08 Oct'15

    AWS Lambda wave of the future drowns microservices hype

    Amazon's cloud now offers more container services to meet demands of the Docker craze, but the cloud giant pins the future on Lambda, to take servers out of the application equation.

  • October 08, 2015 08 Oct'15

    Re:Invent 2015 through the eyes of AWS customers

    This year's re:Invent conference was Amazon Web Services' most popular, which led to some conference congestion. AWS users took to Twitter to share sights and thoughts from Las Vegas.

  • October 07, 2015 07 Oct'15

    New AWS cloud migration tools stoke lock-in concerns

    Amazon launched a host of cloud migration tools to make it as easy as possible to move data into its cloud, but IT shops want a simple cloud exit plan as well.