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What HP's buyout of Eucalyptus really means

Why did HP, an OpenStack company, purchase a private cloud AWS clone? Perhaps it’s better to ask why AWS did not

Cisco acquires OpenStack cloud provider

Privately held Metacloud provides OpenStack-as-a-service for global enterprises


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

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

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

Box extends its enterprise playbook, but users are still at the center

At today's BoxWorks event, CEO Aaron Levie took the stage to make a bunch of announcements for his cloud storage company

Microsoft jumps into NoSQL market with new Azure data store

Microsoft Azure DocumentDB offers NoSQL data storage as a service on Azure

Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek

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

Azure cloud services have a rough week

Outages and service disruptions hit several Azure products in various regions of the world in the past seven days

Wyoming to close data centers in cloud shift

The first state to deploy Google Apps makes its next step in moving the state's computing resources to cloud services

4 cloud horror stories -- and how to survive them

Here are four cloud horror stories along with spoilers, so you can make it out alive

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 continues global CRM expansion in battle against Salesforce.com

The company is targeting growth markets, according to one analyst

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

NetApp Private Storage adds an Azure cloud option

Customers' own storage at collocation facilities can now link to Microsoft's cloud as well as to Amazon Web Services

Rackspace rolls out new hosted computing tier: Managed cloud

We've had collocation, managed services, and cloud; now welcome managed cloud to the party

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

More data protection controls loom for cloud providers in the EU

AWS offers Marketplace software on annual subscriptions

The subscriptions could save users over 40 percent of software costs, AWS said

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