Kubernetes and Mesosphere Data Center Operating System (DCOS) Integrated for Docker Container Management

In a blog on Mesosphere.com, Derrick Harris announced: After months of collaboration between Google and Mesosphere engineers, Kubernetes is now being fully integrated with the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) and we are officially opening an early access program for anybody wants to get their hands on it first. VCloudNews recently reported Docker Inc has received $95M Series D funding […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud is a $5 Billion Business and Growing Fast – Jeff Bezos

Amazon.com, Inc (AMZN) announced its much awaited Q1 2015 earnings today. Amazon’s revenue increased 15% to $22.72 billion in this quarter, compared with $19.74 billion in Q1 2014. Operating cash flow increased 47% to $7.84 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $5.35 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2014. Operating income increased 74% to $255 million in the first quarter, compared with […]

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Nutanix vs VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure War on Performance and Flexibility

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure players are in the headlines for many reasons but the recent tussle between Nutanix and VMware camps has received utmost attention. Steve Kaplan, VP Channels at Nutanix first posted 10 Reasons why Nutanix leads the hyper-converged industry followed by Chuck Hollis,Chief Strategist, VMware Storage and Availability Business Unit in his blog on 10 Reasons why VMware is leading the hyper-converged industry. So what’s the battle about? […]

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NIMBOXX Executes on VERDE – Unveils VERDE Hyper-Converged VDI Appliance

In February, VCloudNews reported NIMBOXX, an IT  Infrastructure solution player that offers an appliance based Hyper-Convergence solution has acquired the VERDE enterprise virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) business from Virtual Bridges. NIMBOXX would use this acquisition to differentiate its position in the market by simplifying desktop delivery which as per the company is a leading deployment use case for hyper-converged infrastructure deployments. Well, its exciting times […]

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Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Enables Autonomic PaaS and IaaS Delivery for IoT?

Microsoft is enhancing its Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities for developers writing applications on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO recently announced Azure Service Fabric that as per his blog on microsoft website defines it as a high control platform that enables developers and ISVs to build cloud services with a high degree of scalability and customization. Russinovich […]

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$95M ‘Contained’ by Docker Inc for Simplifying PaaS and Cloud Application Portability

Docker, Inc, the company behind the Docker open source platform, and chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem just announced it has received series D funding of $95M led by Insight Venture Partners, with new contributions from Coatue, Goldman Sachs and Northern Trust. Existing investors Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures also participated in the […]

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IBM Invests $3B to Accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) – Joins Other IT and Cloud Providers

There is no question Internet of Things (IoT) is heating up and major IT players are increasing attention and investment in this area. The latest to join Cisco, Oracle and others is IBM which recently announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new IoT unit, and that it is building a cloud-based […]

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Every Day Big Data Statistics – 2.5 Quintillion Bytes of Data Created Daily

Every day 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data are created. Here is an interesting big data infographic contributed by Ben Walker, Marketing Executive at vouchercloud Vouchercloud is Europe’s biggest mobile voucher app, allowing shoppers to save money on well-known international brands, independent retailers and local services. vouchercloud provides voucher codes for online shopping, mobile vouchers straight to your smart phone from an […]

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