Engineers from Google and Amazon dazzled the crowd at the recent Usenix LISA conference in Washington D.C. Joab Jackson's write-up for IDG News Service includes numerous gems.
Research and Markets, based in Dublin, says the Software-Defined Data Center market will grow by a 97 percent compound annual rate through 2018.
Recently released IBM research on cloud adoption produced a few surprising results, writes Ellis Booker on InformationWeek. IBM divides respondents into three categories based on the results: Chasers, Challengers and Pacesetters.
Analyst Allessandro Perilli says open-source cloud platform OpenStack is a long way from being enterprise-ready.
Hong Kong's government-run Cyberport initiative offers startups and entrepreneurs an easy way to set up and provision cloud computing resources, reports Datamation.
Quick news roundup for Thursday, 11/14 including: IBM's plans to buy out Fiberlink, Juniper's new CEO with experience in the CIO world and the Executive Director announcement for the opensource collaboration The OpenDaylight Project.
Another sign of software-defined networking's slow but steady progress toward mainstream use: People are talking about the complexity of fault-testing in SDN environments.
Moving to the cloud? Applications get most of the attention, says Michael Daconta--but data deserves the same level of care.
Microsoft's Azure Virtual Network provides a way to extend a corporate networking via connection to the Windows Azure public cloud over a VPN--however, the initial implementation had a number of limitations.
The return of the IT generalist might be at hand.