Tag: AWS

Cloud 5: Microsoft all in on cloud, more Pentagon cloud deal controversy

Cloud 5: Microsoft all in on cloud, more Pentagon cloud deal controversy

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ May 18, 2018
AWS decides the blockchain is worth a shot after all

AWS decides the blockchain is worth a shot after all

When AWS CEO Andy Jassy told reporters at the re:invent conference last December that he had little interest in blockchain technologies, there was no reason to doubt him. Still, he left a small opening that suggested they might be in...

/ April 25, 2018
Cloud 5: Google tries to go green, Pentagon’s controversial cloud bid saga

Cloud 5: Google tries to go green, Pentagon’s controversial cloud bid saga

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ April 6, 2018
Cloud 5: Pentagon’s cloud bid drama, Nvidia’s cloud self-driving car simulator

Cloud 5: Pentagon’s cloud bid drama, Nvidia’s cloud self-driving car simulator

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ March 30, 2018
public cloud competition
Battle for control of the public cloud intensifies

Battle for control of the public cloud intensifies

The fight for control over application workloads moving into the public cloud is starting to resemble a knock-down drag-out brawl. The catalyst for this conflict is the accelerated rate at which application workloads are moving into public clouds. A new...

/ January 23, 2018
Report: DoD removed Star Wars references from cloud planning memo

Report: DoD removed Star Wars references from cloud planning memo

When it comes to the Pentagon and cloud computing, you don’t expect anyone to be playing around, but according to a Bloomberg report this week, a Pentagon official slipped in a couple of Star Wars references into the initial draft...

/ January 11, 2018
The cloud surged in 2017

The cloud surged in 2017

As Frank Sinatra once crooned, it was a very good year. While he definitely wasn’t talking about cloud computing, 2017 was a year the cloud really became a standard way of computing — and it was a very good year....

/ December 20, 2017
Cloud 5: AWS has re:Invent spotlight, Microsoft-SAP deepen partnership

Cloud 5: AWS has re:Invent spotlight, Microsoft-SAP deepen partnership

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ December 1, 2017
AWS CEO Andy Jassy still believes it’s going to be an all public cloud future

AWS CEO Andy Jassy still believes it’s going to be an all public cloud future

There is a lot of action in the private/hybrid cloud market these days with many vendors trying to help companies straddle the world between the private data center and the public cloud, while providing all of the benefits the public...

/ November 30, 2017
AWS partners
Standard AWS Enterprise Contract heralds wave of change for AWS partners

Standard AWS Enterprise Contract heralds wave of change for AWS partners

The coming year promises to be one of great change for managed service providers that partner with Amazon Web Services. At an AWS Global Partner Summit this week, AWS revealed that it is testing a standard Enterprise Contract that it...

/ November 30, 2017