At VMworld this week, VMware unveiled upcoming features for vCloud Air (formerly vCloud Hybrid Service), including a new cloud storage-as-a-service offering that will debut in beta during the third quarter of 2014.Content Classification: Curated
Amazon Web Services has enhanced and added new features around solid state drive (SSD) storage. The public cloud provider has boosted the performance of Provisioned IOPS (SSD) and General Purpose (SSD) EBS volumes.
The debate over what officially can be considered cloud computing will get a little more fierce today with the announcement of a bare metal server option from the SoftLayer unit of IBM (IBM) that can be paid for by the hour.Content Classification: Curated
It appears that Amazon Web Services' brick-and-mortar hangout for developers was a hit. Amazon announced that the AWS Pop-up Loft will be returning in the fall with a fine-tuned model the cloud vendor hopes will better serve the needs of developers.Content Classification: Curated
Microsoft is making good on its promise to regularly be its "first and best customer" through the announcement that the Redmond-based tech vendor will soon shift most of its internal applications to its own Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud offering.
VMware is boosting its cloud capabilities with another acquisition. The virtualization company announced this week it had completed the acquisition of CloudVolumes, a provider of real-time application delivery technology designed to make it easy for enterprises to deploy native applications to virtualized environments on-demand.Content Classification: Curated
Even in the face of declining revenue, HP Services> has a bright spot, according to one Technology Business Research (TBR) analyst.Content Classification: Curated