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Microsoft Brings GreenButton Into Azure Fold

May 1, 2014 |

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of New Zealand-based cloud startup GreenButton. A partner of the company’s Azure Windows cloud play since 2011, GreenButton fits well under Microsoft’s “Big Compute” umbrella. Windows Azure General Manager Mike Neil revealed the news this morning in a blog entry, although the terms of the deal have not been disclosed Read more…

Windows Azure Continues ‘Big Compute’ Rollout

Feb 3, 2014 |

Microsoft is boosting the high-performance computing (HPC) capabilities of its Windows Azure cloud, in keeping with the Big Compute strategy it first revealed during SC12 in November 2012. Just a week after the tech stalwart lowered prices to better compete with cloud king Amazon, it is debuting new high-end instances for its Windows Azure Cloud Services Read more…

Windows Azure Ready to Take on AWS

Apr 17, 2013 |

After a lengthy incubation phase, Microsoft is finally ready to release its IaaS product into the wild. AWS, look out.

Robots of the World Unite

Mar 11, 2013 |

European researchers have developed a cloud computing platform for robots.

VMware, EMC Spinoff Resurfaces

Dec 4, 2012 |

VMware and EMC spinoff rumors, which came to light back in July, are now official.

Public Cloud Market to Exceed $100 Billion by Next Prez Race

Sep 17, 2012 |

Between the ubiquity of Internet-connected devices and businesses looking to expand their reach through digital means, it’s becoming nearly impossible to talk about technology without mentioning “the cloud.” In the last week, two big name analysts have released reports, each predicting a public cloud services market that reaches northward of $100 billion by the next presidential election.

ODCA Survey Shows Cloud Adoption Ramping Up

Sep 12, 2012 |

The Open Data Center Alliance has released the results of its second annual member survey.

OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat – Will the Real ‘Linux of the Cloud’ Please Stand Up?

Aug 21, 2012 |

A search for “Linux of the Cloud” will turn up several candidates with claims staked to this honorific, among them OpenStack, VMware and Red Hat. In the race to open source cloud dominance, achieving a kind of Linux parity is the ultimate stamp of approval, but are any of these plays worthy of the bestowal?

VMware Denies Spinoff Rumors As It Strengthens Cloud Hand

Jul 26, 2012 |

VMware attempts to quash rumors that it is planning to spin off its cloud assets as it purchases cloud company Nicira to the tune of $1.26 billion in cash.

Survey Tracks the State of Cloud Storage

Jun 29, 2012 |

A survey of CloudExpo attendees generates insight into the future of cloud storage services.

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