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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

VMware one-ups Amazon for Windows desktops as a service

VMware Horizon DaaS claims to be the first hybrid desktop as a service, deliverable from both public and private clouds

Mirantis looks to open up OpenStack vendor certifications

But its new open-source certification compatibility initiative challenges a certification process put forward by Red Hat

Mark Russinovich: How Microsoft is building its cloud future

In an exclusive interview, Mark Russinovich opens the hood of Windows Azure and discusses how IT should prepare for its inevitable cloud transition

VMTurbo drives the software-defined data center

Company expands Operations Manager across storage with support for NetApp and FlexPod, across compute fabric with support for Cisco's UCS platform

The private cloud is giving way to the public cloud

Public clouds have matured greatly in recent years and are often the better architectural choice, as well as better value

Hybrid cloud wizards: CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems

CloudVelocity's One Hybrid Cloud and Ravello Systems' Cloud Application Hypervisor move clones of in-house servers into the cloud for development, testing, and disaster recovery

Well, that's different: Wacky tech products

Cool technology brings creative stuff, such as a smartphone breathalyzer attachment and a UV shoe sanitizer

CSC expands cloud management capabilities with ServiceMesh acquisition

Purchase of startup gives CSC customers ability to orchestrate applications across private, public, hybrid cloud environments

Red Hat launches new initiative to drive OpenStack into the enterprise

Includes a demonstration platform and a series of OpenStack workshops

Microsoft, the sleeping giant of the cloud

With its vast portfolio of software and billions of dollars in data center infrastructure investment, Microsoft stands poised to rule the cloud

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