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Understanding Enterprise Cloud Management

Enterprises must manage many different workloads, most of which require only one server. Cloud governance has become essential for maintaining control over an increasingly complex and integrated system, services, and human resource environment. Read More

Eight Fundamental Truths About Cloud

Bob Deustche, who joined Intel in 2004 and has more than 25 years of business and IT experience in positions that ranged from data center operations to software development to CIO, has worked through what he calls “Eight Fundamental Truths about Cloud.” We bring you the complete list of links his cloud columns for your enjoyment. Read More

Amplidata Closes $8M Funding Round

High-performance storage specialist Amplidata, which makes object storage solutions for “big data,” has completed an $8 million round of funding from investors Big Bang Ventures, Endeavour Vision, Intel Capital and Swisscom. Read More

Riverbed and Akamai Accelerate Hybrid Clouds

Akamai is partnering with Riverbed to tie the CDN's global content delivery network into Riverbed's Steelhead appliance for WAN optimization. (Graphic: Riverbed)applia

Riverbed and Akamai have teamed up on a new product, the Steelhead Cloud Accelerator, that combines Akamai’s Internet optimization technology and Riverbed’s WAN optimization technology to deliver end-to-end performance gains for software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Read More

Data Center Expansion: Build or Buy?

To build or buy your next data center is an age-old question for many business executives. This article series is designed to help C level business executives better understand the strategic implications and questions to be asked of your direct reports when considering whether to build, buy or lease your next data center. Read More

RightScale, Equinix Partner on Cloud Services

Inside one of Equinix's Tokyo data centers, circa 2012  (Source: Equinix)

RightScale and Equinix partner to delivers a new cloud management service for private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructures. The cloud package announced today for corporations and service providers promises to increase the speed and reliability of developing and managing automated clouds.

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Harris Exits Cloud Hosting, Will Sell Data Center

Harris Corporation (HRS) will discontinue its Cyber Integrated Solutions operation and sell a data center facility in Harrisonburg, Virginia, taking a loss of at least $70 million on the operation. The systems integrator said its security-conscious customers prefer to build solutions in their own data centers rather than host them in third-party facilities. Read More

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