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For Red Hat, it's RHEL and then...?

Red Hat is hosting its annual summit this week - this year in San Francisco - where the company is seemingly basking in the glory of making more than a billion dollars off a free open source project.

By Brandon Butler | 18 April, 2014 03:06

Tags: Google, Cloud, software, internet, Capita, cloud computing, Red Hat

Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.

By Brandon Butler | 16 April, 2014 08:19

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, maintenance, applications, Networking, hardware systems, infrastructure management, big data, data mining, internet, cloud computing, Data Center, management, IDC, Cloud, software, system management, server, application management

Big Data drives 47 per cent growth for top 50 public Cloud companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Review Inc.

By Brandon Butler | 15 April, 2014 06:25

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, applications, Cloud, hardware systems, big data, software, data mining, internet, cloud computing, Data Center, IDC

VMware: How the hypervisor can be security's savior

Hypervisors that virtualize the compute, networking and storage tiers provide a unique platform for enforcing security policies, VMware executives argued this week at Interop.

By Brandon Butler | 04 April, 2014 07:54

Tags: virtualization, Interop 2014, Configuration / maintenance, hardware systems, Data Center, VMware

How Boeing is using the Cloud

There's a lot of talk about the Cloud, but how are businesses really using it?

By Brandon Butler | 04 April, 2014 03:13

Tags: Interop 2014, boeing, Cloud, internet, cloud computing

Interop 2014: Mobile is here, Cloud is next, SDN is coming

Interop, one of the premier shows for networking each year, kicked off its general session on Wednesday proclaiming that a new era of IT is upon the world, led by a mobile revolution and supported by cloud computing. And more change is on the way as software-defined networking quickly matures into a platform for enterprises to seriously consider.

By Brandon Butler | 03 April, 2014 06:15

Tags: Cloud, Networking, wireless, internet, cloud computing, LAN & WAN, Deloitte, HP, Dell, Interop 2014, SDN

In Pictures: Hot products at Interop

These products are on display at the annual tech conference in Vegas.

By Brandon Butler | 02 April, 2014 08:56

Tags: Interop, SDN, mobility, security, Networking, software-defined networking, cloud computing

How Google is reinventing Cloud pricing

Last week Google released a feature called Sustained Use Discounts, the idea of which is that the more customers use Google's Cloud Platform, the less expensive it becomes.

By Brandon Butler | 29 March, 2014 04:28

Tags: Constellation Research, Configuration / maintenance, Google, Cloud, hardware systems, internet, cloud computing, Data Center

Nine free cloud storage options for small businesses

Using the cloud can bring advantages that could be extra enticing for a small business. Instead of having to invest in hardware to store your files and applications, why not use the cloud? Instead of emailing documents back and forth, why not centrally store them in the cloud?

By Brandon Butler | 27 March, 2014 10:37

Tags: free, Free technology, EE, Cloud, Microsoft, twitter, internet, cloud computing

Big data Google-style comes under attack

The article in TIME is headlined "Google's Flu Project Shows the Failings of Big Data." However, critics says the real failing here is not with big data but with Google.

By Brandon Butler | 20 March, 2014 20:27

Tags: Google, applications, Cloud, Revo, flu, big data, software, data mining, internet, cloud computing

IDC: Cloud will be $US107bn industry by 2017

Cloud computing was an estimated $US47.4 billion industry in 2013 and is expected to more than double to $US107 billion by 2017, research firm IDC predicts.

By Brandon Butler | 19 March, 2014 22:00

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, Google, IDC, Cloud, hardware systems, internet, cloud computing, Data Center

Cloudera gets $160M to bring Hadoop to the enterprise

Cloudera today announced that it has secured $160 million in new financing to advance its distribution of the open source Hadoop big data platform.

By Brandon Butler | 19 March, 2014 11:24

Tags: Dell, Google, Cloud, software, internet, intel, cloud computing, cloudera

Nine Hadoop companies you should know

If you've got a lot of data, then Hadoop either is, or should be on your radar.

By Brandon Butler | 19 March, 2014 00:38

Tags: Yahoo, Google, Cloud, software, internet, cloud computing, cloudera, MapR

In Pictures: 12 hot Cloud computing startups to watch

The Cloud is one of the hottest areas of investments for venture capitalist right now. We have zeroed in on 12 Hot Cloud startups to watch.

By Brandon Butler | 14 March, 2014 08:42

Tags: Development, security, slideshows, cloud computing, cloud management

12 cloud computing companies to watch

Venture capital investment has rebounded in recent years to healthy levels and one segment of the technology market that's basking in this is cloud computing.

By Brandon Butler | 13 March, 2014 11:13

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, Cloud, hardware systems, Dow Jones VentureSource, internet, cloud computing, Data Center

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