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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Verizon to Buy Yahoo In Continued Quest Against Facebook and Google

According to a breaking Bloomberg report, Verizon Communications Inc. will announce its plans to buy Yahoo! Inc. for about $4.8 billion on Monday. Verizon acquired AOL for $4.4 billion as part of its aspiration to be a leading provider of internet services. Why does Verizon want Yahoo? With Yahoo, Verizon will get a global platform against Internet giants like Facebook and Google […]

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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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