Amazon Web Services has opened its 11th cloud region. The opening of AWS EU (Frankfurt) expands Amazon's presence in the European Union. The Frankfurt region is the second European Amazon has opened in Europe, following the opening EU (Ireland).
There's a strong division of IT executives on whether the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) is reality or nothing more than hype, but a CompTIA report shows that the complexities of delivering hardware, software, rules and services in the IoT ecosystem will provide IT businesses of all sizes with plenty of opportunities for revenue generation.
ProfitBricks has slashed the price of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings and is claiming that it is winning the cloud price wars against its biggest competitor Amazon Web Services.
A new service from Amazon Web Services will put the company in direct competition with Microsoft in the realm of directory services. Although designed to work with on-premise Microsoft Active Directory deployments, AWS Directory Service is also being touted as a cloud-based alternative to the Microsoft technology.
Fall is upon us. The leaves have started to turn (depending on where you live), and change is in the air. If this season will be bringing business changes for your MSP customers, it may be time to re-examine their options for communications technology.
Relational databases were not designed from the ground up for the cloud or, for that matter, to handle big data. Nobody knows that better than Bob Muglia, former head of the Server and Tools division of Microsoft (MSFT).
Part of the big news out of Microsoft (MSFT) this week was the launch of an Azure-based private cloud appliance designed to enabler customers' hybrid IT environments. Company executives unveiled the Cloud Platform System on Monday, as well as several other important elements to the growing Microsoft cloud portfolio.
Rackspace updated its hybrid cloud offering with new security capabilities, increased scalability and an improved user experience. RackConnect v3 was designed to meet customers' needs for public cloud scalability in a hybrid IT environment.
Talari unveiled a new cloud solution today that enables organizations to tie their wide area networks (WANs) into the public cloud more easily and securely. The new offering was designed to turn public cloud access links into secure, reliable and manageable points on any WAN.
Cloud services marketplace provider Business Centric Services Group (BCSG) expanded its leadership team by hiring Tim Marsden to head up its Service Providers division.