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Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet

Ellison has come full circle from cloud skeptic to the proprietor of a one-stop shop

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HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus, Marten Mickos to lead HP Cloud

Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will head HP's Helion cloud services and software

Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

Brian Stevens, who sheparded Red Hat into the cloud era, takes the helm of the Google Cloud platform

IBM secures SoftLayer with Intel trusted modules

Intel's Trusted Execution Technology helps the IBM cloud service meet stringent compliance and auditing regulations

A telco as cloud powerhouse? CenturyLink might pull it off

Telcos have tried and failed to become enterprise cloud juggernauts, but CenturyLink's 'developers first' approach -- and plunge in to Docker -- may give it a shot

Azure services suffer another outage

Cloud Services, Virtual Machines, and Websites were among those that were affected by the interruptions

Try again, cloud contenders: Amazon, Google, and Microsoft have won

IaaS and PaaS markets will no longer support smaller providers, which now need to find new specialties or call it quits

Rackspace bows out of IaaS market

In face of stiff price competition from Amazon and Google, Rackspace embraces its managed heritage. Is this a sign of things to come?

HP offers trimmed-down cloud service for lighter use

The HP Helion 'lean' infrastructure service is aimed toward running collaboration suites or virtual desktops

Microsoft Azure, the world's biggest cloud? Someone's fudging

Microsoft Azure is on a tear, but only bad math makes Azure's numbers add up to the industry’s largest cloud

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

Microsoft brings two open source tools to Azure

Packer and OpenNebula are the latest open source technologies to find a home on the Microsoft Azure cloud service

Cloud computing services could be subject to extra data protection checks in Europe

More data protection controls loom for cloud providers in the EU

Google woos cloud developers with new tools

Google now offers debugging, tracing, and monitoring tools for apps running on Google Cloud Platform

Rackspace joins the bare-metal OpenStack hosting parade

Rackspace's OnMetal plan provides bare-metal servers, provisioned via OpenStack APIs and built with Open Compute Project hardware

Red Hat adds to OpenStack expertise with eNovance buy

The cloud integration company could contribute considerable OpenStack talent to Red Hat

Need to move to IPv6 highlighted as Microsoft runs out of U.S. address space

The work to enable IPv6 on Azure is well underway, but there is no due date

HP assembles 'federation' of Helion cloud providers

HP partners will offer infrastructure services based on the company's Helion software stack

Mirantis and IBM offer bare-metal hosted OpenStack-as-a-service

OpenStack vendor Mirantis partners with IBM Softlayer subsidiary on Mirantis OpenStack Express pay-as-you-go service

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