Overcoming the Cloud Security Barrier for Financial Services

May 10, 2013

The private industry least likely to adopt public cloud services for data storage are financial institutions. Holding the most sensitive and heavily-regulated of data types, personal financial information, banks and similar institutions are mostly moving towards private cloud services – and doing so at great cost. Read more…

By Michael Dorf

Windows Azure Ready to Take on AWS

April 17, 2013

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

By Tiffany Trader

Amazon Web Services Worth How Much?

January 8, 2013

Australian research firm Macquarie Capital estimates that as a stand-alone business, AWS would be worth $19-$30 billion. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Amazon Highlights Public Sector Prominence

October 10, 2012

Amazon pulls back the covers on its cloud business, touts public sector adoption. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Government Computing: The Case for Private Cloud

October 5, 2012

Federal IT departments are faced with some tough challenges these days. Not only are budgets constrained, but mandates are starting to stack up like the tax code. One of the most talked about is the cloud-first mandate, but what kind of cloud will it be? Read more…

By Jean-Paul Bergeaux

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

September 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. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: A Book Review

September 10, 2012

<em>Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: Theory and Practice</em> provides an analysis of the main issues surrounding cloud federation. Read more…

By Wolfgang Gentzsch

The Bandwidth Bottleneck

August 16, 2012

Lack of high bandwidth connectivity can severely hinder the use of cloud services for HPC workloads. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

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