Brandon Butler

Senior Editor

Senior Editor Brandon Butler covers the cloud computing industry for Network World by focusing on the advancements of major players in the industry, tracking end user deployments and keeping tabs on the hottest new startups. He contributes to NetworkWorld.com and is the author of the Cloud Chronicles blog. Before starting at Network World in January 2012, he worked for a daily newspaper in Massachusetts and the Worcester Business Journal, where he was a senior reporter and editor of MetroWest 495 Biz. Email him at bbutler@nww.com and follow him on Twitter @BButlerNWW.


Inside look at Hewlett-Packard’s next-gen infrastructure

Inside look at Hewlett-Packard’s next-gen infrastructure

Hyperconverged and composable infrastructure products are HPE’s big focus now

The best ways to Celebrate Pi Day 2017

The best ways to Celebrate Pi Day 2017

π is 3.14 (or thereabouts), so that makes March 14 Pi Day

Cisco expands Docker partnership, rolls Contiv open source container networking software

Cisco expands Docker partnership, rolls Contiv open source container networking software

Cisco is embracing application containers in a big way with a new expanded partnership with Docker and the 1.0 release of its open source container networking platform named Contiv.

5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder -- and how to prepare for the next one

5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder -- and how to prepare for the next one

This week's service disruption to Amazon’s Simple Storage Service should be a wakeup call to make sure your cloud-based applications are ready for the next time the cloud hiccups

How Cisco wants to become the Switzerland of the cloud

How Cisco wants to become the Switzerland of the cloud

After years of juggling with different strategies of how to pursue the cloud computing market, Cisco now has what it believes will be a winning one: Become a so-called Switzerland of the cloud. A range of offerings will help customers...

Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Bare metal servers, a focus on hosted databases and application development are keys

Citrix bolsters virtualization wares, integration with Microsoft Azure

Citrix bolsters virtualization wares, integration with Microsoft Azure

Xen App, Xen Desktop and Xen Mobile are now tightly integrated with Microsoft Azure; Citrix buys Unidesk

AWS Managed Services targets enterprise workloads

AWS Managed Services targets enterprise workloads

Managed Services provides enterprise-level users with tools for ongoing management, support, monitoring, and security of an AWS cloud environment

AWS Greengrass weds IoT devices to the cloud

AWS Greengrass weds IoT devices to the cloud

AWS Chief predicts IoT devices will increasingly become customers’ on-premises infrastructure

Which is cheaper: Public or private clouds?

Which is cheaper: Public or private clouds?

That depends on how good you are at managing infrastructure. 451 finds labor efficiency and utilization severely impact total cost of ownership for private clouds

As Adobe and Microsoft Azure ink cloud partnership, Amazon looms

As Adobe and Microsoft Azure ink cloud partnership, Amazon looms

Adobe will run three of its most popular SaaS apps on Microsoft's IaaS cloud -- but it's still using Amazon Web Services too

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