Qualcomm and Cavium ARM Based Servers Get a Boost with Microsoft Hyperscale Cloud Adoption

Project Olympus Will Use ARM Microsoft is preparing for the next generation of cloud optimized hyperscale servers and in a blog by Leendert van Doorn, Distinguished Engineer, the company announced today it is going to use Qualcomm and Cavium servers for Project Olympus, an Open Source hardware project.   The announcement came ahead of the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit 2017  which starts […]

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Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud After Amazon S3 Outage?

On February 28th, the world witnessed another public cloud outage. The disruption happened in Amazon’s Northern Virginia data center and Amazon was prompt in communicating to customers. S3 is experiencing high error rates. We are working hard on recovering. — Amazon Web Services (@awscloud) February 28, 2017 It took several hours for Amazon to recover from the issue. Amazon has since […]

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Q&A with Cloud Thought Leader Lawrence Guillory, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member, Racemi

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Lawrence Guillory, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member, Racemi which is focused on the server and cloud migration space. Lawrence leads Racemi with a unique entrepreneurial background in the field of Sales and Marketing. His leadership in this area spans nearly 15 years of increasingly greater responsibility in the management and development of software companies. From 1994 –2000, he worked for Brown […]

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After Dell, HP Enterprise (HPE) Selling Software Business : Impact of Amazon and Azure Cloud Services?

IT hardware companies are going through changes to find their sweet spot and positioning in an industry that is going through digital transformation and disruption by cloud based technologies. After Dell sold its software division in June 2016 to Francisco Partners and Eliott Management Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) as per Reuters is negotiating with Thoma Bravo LLC to sell its software […]

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Microsoft Windows Server 2016 to Feature Azure Cloud Learnings : Kushagra Vaid @ IDF 2016

At the Intel IDF 2016 event in San Francisco, Kushagra Vaid, GM, Azure Cloud HW Engineering in conversation with Diane Bryant, Intel executive vice president and general manager of its Data Center Group said, “We have a very strong presence in the public cloud by virtue of Azure but we also have a very strong presence in the enterprise by virtue of Windows Server. So […]

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Is Public Cloud Finally Resembling Public Utility? Analysis of Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant 2016

‘Computing on tap’, ‘On Demand Computing’, ‘Utility Computing’ etc are terms that have been thrown around for many years. At the core of these terms is the idea of making computing so simple that anybody can access it just like you would turn on your electricity or water. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is another name for such computing and Amazon has […]

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‘Surface’ to Cloud : Microsoft Offers Hardware and Software as a Service (SaaS)

At the recently held Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, the company demonstrated continued commitment to the Surface hardware product. There has been skepticism on whether Microsoft will continue to invest in hardware under Satya Nadella’s leadership. Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group wrote in his blog : We continue to invest in our Surface family of products because […]

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IoT Missing but PaaS Sprinkled Across Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS  

VCloudNews analyzes recently released Gartner’s 2015 WorldWide Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) which is a result of enormous research efforts of leading Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs and Bob Gill. As per Gartner, the IaaS vendors selected are providers of standardized, highly automated offerings, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are […]

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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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