Cloud Infrastructure News
Rackspace Launches DevOps Automation Service
5:56 PM EST Thu. Dec. 12, 2013
A new hybrid cloud development tool from Rackspace helps developers speed up the deployment and testing of new applications.
Microsoft Targets VMware Service Providers With New Hybrid Cloud Program
3:24 PM EST Thu. Dec. 12, 2013
Microsoft wants more service providers preaching its message of licensing cost savings, so it's launching a new program aimed at getting them to decrease their VMware investments.
Partners Hail Dell's Channel Revamp, Declare It A Game Changer
9:36 PM EST Wed. Dec. 11, 2013
Partners are having a love fest with new channel program overhaul, claiming it will deliver more sales and better relationship with Dell in 2014.
10 Questions Dell World Must Answer For Partners
9:30 AM EST Wed. Dec. 11, 2013
After a nasty battle to take his company private, Michael Dell must face his toughest critics of all -- Dell partners.
New Amazon Portal Lets ISVs Dive Deep Into Marketing Campaigns
2:58 PM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Amazon launches portal where ISVs get to tap into heavy-duty marketing analytics to keep track of how customers are buying and selling their cloud apps.
10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2013
12:00 PM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Cloud companies are popping up left and right as more and more businesses look to cut costs and increase efficiencies. As the year comes to a close, CRN looks back at some of the coolest cloud startups of 2013.
Dell Revamps Wireless Gear With Faster Speeds, Easier Management
12:01 AM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Dell's latest wireless move is aimed deep inside enterprise as it looks to bulk up its converged infrastructure and software-defined networking play.
Forget Delivery Drones: Amazon's Biggest Move Is Getting Enterprises To Trust Its Cloud
8:00 PM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
Amazon is going after enterprise opportunities that blend elements of private and public clouds. And here's why: Enterprises are eager to tap into the economic benefits of public cloud, but it's going to be some time before they're willing to give up their on-premise hardware.
CDW, World Wide Technology: Cloud Is An Opportunity Not A Threat
5:17 PM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
Solution provider behemoths attending the Raymond James Supply Chain conference say the cloud is bringing good tidings to their companies.
HP Launches 'New-Style' Financing Options To Help Partners Close More Deals
1:20 PM EST Fri. Dec. 06, 2013
Three new financial options are now available to HP partners, including a Moonshot-Converged System monthly payment plan.
Private Cloud Play: Evolve IP Acquires Paragrid, Expands To Midwest
11:50 AM EST Thu. Dec. 05, 2013
Private cloud provider Evolve IP boosts its presence in the Midwest with the purchase of cloud solutions firm Paragrid.
HP Drops EC2 API Support, Puts Stake In Ground Against Amazon's 'Spider Web'
9:54 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
A top HP cloud executive says HP's decision not to support Amazon EC2 APIs for the HP public cloud assures customers will not be locked into Amazon like a 'bug in a spider web.'
Best Companies To Partner With: Top 10 Technologies
1:41 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
As part of our 25 Best Companies To Partner With series, CRN looks at the top emerging technologies.
Amazon Testing Private Cloud Waters With Cloud Storage Hardware Appliance
3:35 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Fresh off its CIA private cloud win over IBM, Amazon is testing out a cloud storage hardware appliance that would let enterprises use the AWS cloud for backup and disaster recovery.
Report: Government Picks HP Over Verizon Terremark To Run Healthcare.gov Website
9:20 PM EST Wed. Nov. 27, 2013
Fresh off fourth quarter results that beat Wall Street's expectations, HP has reportedly been awarded a web hosting contract for the troubled Healthcare.gov website.
Zadara Beefs Up Technology, Partnerships For Enterprise Storage-As-A-Service
7:45 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Zadara Storage is combining new enterprise storage capabilities and new cloud storage partnerships to help solution providers offer storage-as-a-service using either public storage clouds or an on-premise infrastructure.
Microservers: New Market, New Vendors And Lots Of Promise
12:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
While the low energy-consumption processors on which a new crop of microservers is based are only now addressing enterprise cloud and other requirements, the growing number of microservers coming to market gives this business a chance to grow.
8 Tech Turkeys For 2013
4:00 PM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Companies have made some bird-brained decisions throughout the year. From embarrassing mishaps to baffling blunders, here's a look at some of the biggest turkeys in tech.
CEO Benioff Says Former Oracle Sales VP Doing 'Phenomenal' Job At Salesforce
4:39 PM EST Wed. Nov. 20, 2013
Keith Block, the longtime Oracle sales exec who famously trashed Sun's hardware, has been doing a bang-up job at Salesforce, says Marc Benioff.
Salesforce's Benioff: More APIs Will Spark Mobile Development Frenzy
5:47 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
In his annual Dreamforce keynote, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff talks about how the company's new upgraded platform will help both developers and customers get more business done using mobile devices.
CenturyLink Continues Enterprise Cloud Blitz With Tier 3 Acquisition
3:37 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
CenturyLink said Tier 3 products will serve as the foundation for its overall cloud strategy moving forward, and that Tier 3's cloud platform is being rebranded as 'CenturyLink Cloud' starting today.
Salesforce And HP Team Up For Dedicated Cloud
2:44 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
Salesforce.com and Hewlett-Packard used the opening of Salesforce's Dreamforce conference in San Francisco to unveil a new cloud offering for enterprises that includes technology from both vendors.
8 Startups That Stood Out At Amazon's AWS re:Invent Show
12:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
CRN walked the expo hall at Amazon's recent AWS re:Invent conference in search of innovative products and services that work with its public cloud. Here's what we found.
VMware To Amazon: Welcome To The Virtual Desktop Market, Frenemy
8:15 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
With Amazon Web Services taking aim at the virtual desktop market, VMware and Citrix say they're happy to see the newcomer. But VMware is also going to be competing with AWS.
Microsoft Could Face 'Employee Exodus Of Biblical Proportions' If Turner Is Named CEO
4:43 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
A new report suggests Microsoft has picked COO Kevin Turner to run the company as CEO for the next two to three years, and then hand the reins to Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
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