- June 25, 2015
Healthcare.gov's move to AWS made a world of difference, and now other federal agencies hope to ditch antiquated IT systems for cloud services.
- June 24, 2015
Amazon services produce an avalanche of log data. How can IT pros sort that data into actionable information?
- June 23, 2015
A new AWS T2.large instance boosts support for testing apps that need more performance, but IT pros cite several reasons the T2.large isn't for use in production.
- June 23, 2015
Amazon Elastic MapReduce has embraced Apache Spark, reflecting an industry shift around big data analytics.
- June 16, 2015
Will Lambda change the face of cloud computing as we know it? Some IT pros think so as they weigh its uses and how it compares to containers.
Sponsored by Dell - 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
Sponsored by IBM - 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
Sponsored by Dell - 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
Sponsored by IBM - 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
- June 15, 2015
Amazon has issued a transparency report about legal requests it has received, but the report raises more questions than it answers for AWS shops.
- June 12, 2015
New AWS instances will mean cost savings for IT pros, even if they don't purchase instances from the new M4 line.
- June 11, 2015
AWS officials discussed the features customers can expect at the launch of AWS EFS, as well as what's still on the roadmap.
- June 09, 2015
A second environmental group mounts a campaign and shareholders ask for more facts as AWS trades public criticisms with Greenpeace.
- June 05, 2015
Amazon says 40% of the power used by its global infrastructure will come from renewable energy sources by the end of 2016, but customers want details.
- June 03, 2015
Amazon's database as a service convinced a large Rackspace customer to move all its servers to EC2.
- June 01, 2015
An AWS early adopter branched out into Azure and OpenStack while avoiding "sticky" shared services and incorporating open source automation tools.
- May 08, 2015
An AWS shop turned to a product from an AWS premier partner to collect, correlate and manage the data produced by native Amazon tools.
- April 30, 2015
Amazon acquired ClusterK, a startup that claims to have built a better mousetrap for orchestrating AWS Spot Instances and making them more reliable.
- April 29, 2015
TIBCO will standardize its cloud analytics products on AWS and hopes to integrate R language components with Redshift.