CFO Martin Schroeter tells investors Big Blue is now totally focused on hybrid cloud and other 'strategic imperatives.'
VMware wants more developers building apps on its cloud, so it's launching projects it says will make it easier for them to do so.
Many traditional MSPs are having a tough time making the switch to the cloud, executives from six AWS MSP partners tellSome 1,500 IT professionals reveal the public cloud providers and private cloud technologies powering their enterprise IT environments.EMC's acquisition of CloudLink brings technology that will be integrated into the storage vendor's Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud.In another upgrade, Google adds features for what it calls 'big data the cloud way.'Brad Pedersen, Citrix's Chief Architect and the creator of a technology that underpins several key products, is retiring at the end of the month after 26 years at the company.Microsoft Chief Technology Strategist Dan Stolts talks about Microsoft's efforts to evangelize young communities into the Microsoft solutions stack.Docker and its partners say the money will help the start-up scale as it explodes in popularity and enterprise adoption.The Internet giant revealed upgraded services designed to reduce latency and make connections to its cloud more secure.Channel Chiefs tell CRN that cloud business is booming, but that there's more out there for partners to build business on.Helion product strategy chief Bill Hilf says HP's hybrid cloud strategy, including its public cloud commitment, 'continues full force.'At its partner conference, the open-source software vendor said the OPEN program added a new cloud infrastructure accreditation.HP says it has one of the largest OpenStack public clouds on the market and has no plans to pull the plug on it.A Nimbo business exec says Amazon's razor-thin margins bode well for partners.AWS, the undisputed top dog in cloud computing, launched a cloud machine learning service that rivals Microsoft's.The world's largest software vendor is preparing release of a lightweight OS for optimal container deployments.Viewers ask on Twitter: 'Isn't autoscaling supposed to prevent these types of problems?'CEO Jim Whitehurst tells CRN that Red Hat over the past year has brought to market enterprise-ready versions of cutting-edge open-source technologies.
No matter how fast you are moving to transform your business in the cloud services era, the depressing reality is you are not moving fast enough.