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Amazon Web Services cracks open the door to hybrid clouds

Its public cloud focus intact, Amazon nonetheless is making on-premises integration part of the official story

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With more enterprise uptake, OpenStack turns a corner

OpenStack has long relied on community to mask its production failings, but new survey may indicate a surge in adoption

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Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan

At its big data event, IBM lays out an end-to-end cloud and analytics strategy, with a vision for the future that makes sense for developers and big enterprise customers

EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds

The company is acquiring Maginatics, Spanning, and Cloudscaling

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NetApp's hybrid cloud is all about storage, not compute

With its new hybrid cloud, NetApp creates a data fabric that interoperates with Amazon and other vendors

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Microsoft, Dell team up for all-in-one stack-and-rack system

What do you get with Microsoft and Dell's hybrid cloud hardware setup? Microsoft's Azure experience and a turnkey hybrid cloud

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Microsoft adds Azure to disaster-recovery-as-a-service bandwagon

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery stands out in a crowded field by being a hybrid cloud service

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Cisco pumping $1 billion more into Intercloud

Cisco announces 30-plus new cloud computing partners

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Red Hat's open source expertise is no guarantee of cloud success

Red Hat faces significant obstacles in bringing open source to enterprise clouds, but at least one factor works in its favor: Docker

Why HP bought Eucalyptus: An easy way to go hybrid

HP picks up hybrid cloud expertise to round out its growing cloud portfolio -- and a great bargain on the deal

Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

A year ago VMware laid out an ambitious plan, now it's time to hear the details

Microsoft, IBM make gains against Amazon in cloud services

Rivals also outpace Google in the cloud infrastructure market, though analysts expect it to gain momentum

NSA jitters are 'just a bummer' for cloud growth, HP says

Potential customers in China and elsewhere are worried about the security of public-cloud data, HP's enterprise chief says

Microsoft Azure tools aim to help companies manage hybrid clouds

At its annual Tech Ed conference, Microsoft has released a range of hybrid cloud administration tools and services

VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service

vCloud Hybrid Service Disaster Recovery, for businesses that can't afford a second data center, hints at uses for VMware's new public cloud

'State of the Cloud Report' proclaims hybrid is king

RightScale's 2014 report finds hybrid cloud in widest use, with Amazon still the overall leader but OpenStack catching up fast

Amazon, Cisco, Google crowd the cloud -- no thanks to NSA or IT

The march to the cloud will not be deterred, not even by the chilling effects of NSA surveillance

Cisco's big about-face on cloud services

Three years ago, Cisco pledged to address every aspect of cloud except services -– it did not want to compete with customers

SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity

Microsoft's updated flagship database promises high-speed operations, long-term path into Windows Azure

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