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State of the cloud news, tech company markets movements, plus a bunch of chip fab news.
Red Hat Focuses on Domesticated Open Source
Red Hat insists on talking about innovation more than actually innovating at Red Hat Summit 2022.
VMware’s Developer Play
The change in marketing leadership at VMware indicates that the company has had enough of trying to convince developers to get interested in infrastructure and wants to try a different approach.
Infrascale Recovery For SMBs
Infrascale provides a feature-rich set of products for SMB data protection and recovery needs.
CTERA Global File Sharing With Modern Security
CTERA’s global filesystem is designed for secure, distributed data sharing in a multi- and hybrid-cloud world.
VMworld 2021: A Strategic Overview: Multi-Cloud All The Things
VMware has chosen multi-cloud as the central core of its strategy, and it is using a lot of confusing all-things-to-all-people messaging in trying to sell this strategy.
Pure Storage Portworx Data Services
Portworx Data Services promises a t-shirt size picklist of databases as a service. But will customers use it properly?
Google Acquires CloudSimple To Bring VMware Customers To Its Cloud
CloudSimple is currently the main mechanism for running VMware on Azure and GCP, while VMware on AWS is jointly engineered between VMware and AWS.
ClearSky Data Raises $20 Million To Fuel Expansion
Storage-as-a-Service vendor ClearSky Data raises $20 million to fund its expansion across the USA.
Cloud Maturity Brings Efficiency Focus
Success in cloud can be expensive and optimizing spend without compromising on performance is tricky. Densify hopes its software tools can help organizations to find the right answers.
NetApp Finds Its Cloud Feet
NetApp appears to have turned the corner and finally found a solid story to tell about its cloud plans.
Microsoft Makes Clear Play For Mission Critical Cloud
Microsoft open new Azure regions for Australian government data. Is this a new front in the cloud wars?
Stratoscale Launches Chorus As On-Site AWS
Ahead of AWS re:Invent, Stratoscale launches Chorus to give you a suite of AWS compatible services on your own site.
Scale Computing Gets Cloudy With Google
Scale Computing has partnered with Google to launch Cloud Unity, connecting on-site HCI clusters with ones in the cloud.
VMware Gets Its Mojo Back At VMworld 2017
VMware has stopped apologizing for existing and has gotten its mojo back.
Veeam Goes Hard After The Enterprise
Veeam is aggressively going after the enterprise as it transitions from an SMB focused company. But it risks losing its soul in the process.
Animal Logic Chooses Its Own Datacenter Over Cloud
Animal Logic chose to stay with its own Schneider Electric supplied data center instead of going to cloud, and for good reasons.
SwiftStack Cosies Up To Google, Goes Multi-Cloud
SwiftStack collaborates with Google to promote its multi-cloud approach to object storage.
DigitalOcean Adds Load Balancers
Justin takes a look at DigitalOcean’s new Load Balancer feature.
Data Control In A Multi-Cloud World
Do you control who can access your data, where and when? To design modern IT systems, it’s a question you need to answer.
Containers Are The Future But The Future Isn’t Finished
Containers are the future, but there is still a lot of work to be done to make them good.
DigitalOcean Hatches New Startup Incubator
DigitalOcean announce a new incubator called Hatch for its community of startups.
Cloud Hangs Over IBM After Australian Census Catastrophe
The IBM designed system for the Australian Census 2016 has failed in spectacular fashion.
Nutanix On Collision Course With SMB HCI Vendors
Nutanix goes down-market to target SMB, but will the split in focus undermine profitability?
Dell Releases OS 10 for the Open Networking Era
Dell has released its latest networking operating system, OS10, designed to decouple the software from the hardware.
Is Cloud The New Outsourcing?
Is moving to the cloud the new IT outsourcing? And are we making all the same mistakes?
ClearSky Data Raise $27 Million For Cloud Storage Service
ClearSky Data want to turn data storage into a utility service you rent from the cloud, but which is nevertheless available everywhere you are. It’s an ambitious goal.
Analysis: Dell To Buy EMC For $67 Billion
The news is everywhere, and has been for days: VMware currently trades as. Background The implications and details of this deal are legion, and there is a wealth of detail out there, good and bad, so I’ll point you at the commentary I think is most worth bothering with rather than re-hash the same stuff here.