A new survey of more than 10,000 IT professionals revealed that 64 percent think hybrid cloud services provide greater agility and security, yet only 27 percent have deployed a hybrid cloud. Still, that's a nine percent jump from where hybrid deployments were in 2013.
VMware is again rolling out some new cloud services--this time focused on hybrid and OpenStack--as the company works hard to stay competitive against the more established cloud vendors.
Good Technology is targeting small and medium-sized business, as well as large businesses that have bene reluctant to embrace mobility, with its cloud-based Good Management Suite.
Amazon Web Services is continuing to target enterprise users, this time with a new email and calendar service. It'll have a tough time competing with the likes of Microsoft and Google, companies that are much more established.
Microsoft Corp. posted quarterly revenues of $26.5 billion yesterday, which included news that its commercial cloud revenues grew by 114 percent. Clearly things are sunny for the firm's commercial cloud efforts.
Forbes contributor Ben Kepes has an interesting viewpoint about the cloud storage space.
As more companies grapple with the challenges of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, they can perhaps gain some insight from a bunch of rocket scientists at NASA.
A large number of organizations continue to use cloud computing to drive cost efficiencies. But new data reveals that many are also using the cloud to drive large-scale digital transformation.
It's easy to assume that hybrid cloud deployments are strictly for the commitment-phobic but there are plenty of reasons why it makes sense for companies to use a combination of public or private cloud and dedicated servers rather than choose a single option.
Microsoft has confirmed that it will drop the Public Sites feature in SharePoint Online, and users are not happy.