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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
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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
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Cloud 5: Amazon’s secret cloud, Capital One jumps into software sales

Cloud 5: Amazon’s secret cloud, Capital One jumps into software sales

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...

/ November 24, 2017
Cloud 5: AWS sells Chinese hardware assets, Kubernetes gets certification standard

Cloud 5: AWS sells Chinese hardware assets, Kubernetes gets certification standard

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...

/ November 17, 2017
Big tech companies make huge gains led by cloud computing

Big tech companies make huge gains led by cloud computing

Last week was a good week for big tech, and by extension cloud computing. This helped lead the way to huge gains for the big three — Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.  As CNBC reported on Friday, the big five, which also...

/ November 2, 2017
Cloud 5: AWS revenue soars, Cisco and Google partner

Cloud 5: AWS revenue soars, Cisco and Google partner

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...

/ October 27, 2017
Report finds Chinese companies dominate China’s cloud infrastructure market

Report finds Chinese companies dominate China’s cloud infrastructure market

Synergy Research released a report this week that concluded large, native Chinese companies are in firm control of the cloud and data center market in China, and will continue to be for the immediate future. This is in stark contrast...

/ October 26, 2017 / 1 Comment