Is a "cloud broker" what your company needs to navigate the cloud computing opportunity? Here's a guide to cloud brokers and open source cloud management projects tools, with a description of their offerings.
Seattle startup OpsCode says its community of developers is creating a pool of open source tools for developer operations (DevOps), a combination of a systems administrator and developer who can quickly configure and update dynamic data center ...
NewScale has extended its IT service catalog offering to make ordering, provisioning and tracking of buying IT services as sexy as using Apple's AppStore, Dell.com or Amazon.com. Its latest update offers management tools that workacross cloud...
Cloud technologists are intrigued by the potential applications for commodity-style trading of compute capacity, and have begun discussing how such an exchange might work. Key ingredients: the right framework and a trusted market maker.
On-demand hosting provider Layered Technologies has developed an enhanced virtual private data center (VPDC) platform that allows customers to choose from virtualization offerings including 3Tera's AppLogic, VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Some users of Amazon EC2 are reporting that the cloud computing service is having problems scaling efficiently. Amazon says these are not capacity issues and pledges to help sort out any customer scaling challenges.
Microsoft and HP announce a $250 million pact, which is focused on a joint "roadmap" for integrating Microsoft software and HP hardware, with implications for the hardware choices for Microsoft's data centers.