Microsoft Extends Hybrid Cloud Push with Avere Deal

January 3, 2018

Microsoft continued its foray into the high-end cloud storage sector with a deal this week to acquire hybrid cloud data storage and management vendor Avere Systems. The deal announced on Wednesday follows Microsoft's acquisition last August of Cycle Computing to bolster its "big compute" initiatives on the Azure cloud. Read more…

By George Leopold

New Models for Research, Part II – the Campus Cloud

March 16, 2015

In the second of a four-part series, Jay Etchings, director of operations for research computing and senior HPC architect at Arizona State University, lays out the concept of the campus cloud, a Research as a Service (RaaS) model with elements of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and bare metal IaaS. Read more…

By Jay Etchings

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

HP Cloud Helps Build Dream Movies

May 21, 2012

During their decade-long partnership, HP has helped digital moviemakers at DreamWorks create such blockbuster animated features as Toy Story, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Adaptive Computing Revs Up Moab

March 20, 2012

Adaptive Computing recently released a new version of Moab 7.0, both the HPC Suite (basic and enterprise editions) and also the Cloud Suite. While the workload management vendor has made important enhancements to its portfolio, what's even more interesting is how these offerings fit into an increasingly cloud-based IT environment. This in-depth interview with Adaptive Computing CEO Robert Clyde and Chad Harrington, Adaptive's vice president of marketing, shows how the company has leveraged its HPC roots to strengthen its cloud offerings. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Hybrid Cloud Ready for Takeoff in 2012

January 17, 2012

Hybrid cloud computing, which strategically combines the best of on-premise and hosted solutions, is not without challenges; however, when done right, it's a compelling business model, one that maximizes the benefits of cloud while minimizing its risks. This piece looks at how the hybrid approach may be the key to unlocking cloud's potential. Read more…

By Denoid Tucker

Eucalyptus Chief Talks Future After $20 Million Infusion

July 6, 2010

HPC in the Cloud talks at length with CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, Marten Mickos, about the company's recent $20 million funding injection and what it means for the future of the open source and enterprise private cloud vendor. From vision to roadmap to HPC philosophy, Mickos shares his view of the past, present and future for the software firm. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Platform Launches Private and Hybrid Cloud Management Products for HPC

November 5, 2009

Platform Computing is continuing to evolve its cloud business. This week the company announced a private cloud product as well as a new "cloud bursting" feature, both based on its ISF management technology. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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