Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7369/more en HPE's Whitman Struggles in Shift to Smaller Size, Cloud Pressure http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/hpes-whitman-struggles-shift-smaller-size-cloud-pres <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s Meg Whitman, who has been working to transform the company into a more efficient corporate-technology provider, is being thwarted by rising supply costs and aggressive cloud rivals.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/hpes-whitman-struggles-shift-smaller-size-cloud-pres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/hpes-whitman-struggles-shift-smaller-size-cloud-pres#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:39:00 +0000 102581 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Images Is the Channel Ready for What Is to Come? http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/channel-ready-what-come <div class="field-byline"> Craig Schlagbaum </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Brought to you by Talkin&#39; Cloud</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/channel-ready-what-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/channel-ready-what-come#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:31:00 +0000 102571 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock The Cloud Doesn’t Have to Be Dark for VARs http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/cloud-doesn-t-have-be-dark-vars <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Kinsey, Netreo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 2013 the combined size of the public and private cloud markets was a $78 billion. When the Q4 numbers are finally totaled, it’s estimated that in 2016 the aggregate number for all cloud services will be near $150 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/cloud-doesn-t-have-be-dark-vars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/cloud-doesn-t-have-be-dark-vars#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:51:00 +0000 102391 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Kevin Kinsey, CEO and Co-founder of Netreo Stop the Hard Sell and Focus on Cloud Business Outcomes http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/stop-hard-sell-and-focus-cloud-business-outcomes <div class="field-deck"> Why one AWS customer fielding sales calls from other cloud vendors stays loyal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every month or so, Shawn Moore, chief technology officer at enterprise content management system company Solodev, gets a call from a cloud salesperson at Google or Microsoft (or lately, Oracle) trying to win his business.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/stop-hard-sell-and-focus-cloud-business-outcomes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/stop-hard-sell-and-focus-cloud-business-outcomes#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:35:00 +0000 102281 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Google Launches Public Beta of Managed Database Service Cloud Spanner http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/google-launches-public-beta-managed-database-service <div class="field-byline"> Chris Burt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google has launched the public beta of its relational database service Cloud Spanner on Tuesday to help its cloud customers maintain consistent databases between data centers, according to a blog post on Tuesday.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/google-launches-public-beta-managed-database-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/google-launches-public-beta-managed-database-service#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:16:00 +0000 102251 at http://thevarguy.com Getty AWS Wants to Take Pain Out of Online Meetings with New Unified Communications Service http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/aws-wants-take-pain-out-online-meetings-new-unified- <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon Web Services continues to win the affections of enterprise cloud customers with the launch of a unified communications service called Amazon Chime. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/aws-wants-take-pain-out-online-meetings-new-unified-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/aws-wants-take-pain-out-online-meetings-new-unified-#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:11:00 +0000 102241 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock GDPR Compliance Presents Business Opportunity to Proactive Cloud Firms http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gdpr-compliance-presents-business-opportunity-proact <div class="node-body article-body">Businesses have over a year before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May 2018, but experts say it’s not too early for cloud providers to start thinking about how they will comply. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gdpr-compliance-presents-business-opportunity-proact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gdpr-compliance-presents-business-opportunity-proact#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:40:00 +0000 102201 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Oracle Settlement Puts Focus on Cloud Revenue Claims http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracle-settlement-puts-focus-cloud-revenue-claims <div class="node-body article-body">After making the initial decision to introduce cloud-related service offerings, the very next question an MSP often has to answer is which vendor to partner with. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracle-settlement-puts-focus-cloud-revenue-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracle-settlement-puts-focus-cloud-revenue-claims#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:18:00 +0000 102091 at http://thevarguy.com GitLab's Not Alone: AWS, Google and Other Clouds Can Lose Data, Too http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gitlabs-not-alone-aws-google-and-other-clouds-can-lo <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Data stored in the cloud may feel safe. But as GitLab users learned the hard way last week, data loss can occur even on well managed public cloud platforms. Here&#39;s a look at five examples of cloud data failures on major public clouds.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gitlabs-not-alone-aws-google-and-other-clouds-can-lo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gitlabs-not-alone-aws-google-and-other-clouds-can-lo#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:53:00 +0000 101931 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Microsoft Adds Patent Suit Protections For Cloud Customers http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/microsoft-adds-patent-suit-protections-cloud-custome <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp. will help cloud customers fend off patent lawsuits and expand coverage of related litigation costs, seeking to distinguish its services from rivals in the fast-growing market for internet-based computing.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/microsoft-adds-patent-suit-protections-cloud-custome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/microsoft-adds-patent-suit-protections-cloud-custome#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:52:00 +0000 101971 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock