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October 17, 2013  5:09 PM

Study shows major shifts in IT infrastructures

Posted by: Katherine Finnell
cloud, cloud adoption, cloud provider, cloud services, hybrid cloud, hybrid clouds, IaaS, private cloud, public cloud, Savvis

A recent study revealed that 70% of all IT infrastructures will be outsourced within the next five years. The study, commissioned by Savvis and conducted by Vanson Bourne,...

March 5, 2013  11:47 AM

Market for ‘hosted private cloud’ services to surpass $24B in 2016

Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
cloud trends, hosted private cloud, IDC, private cloud, public cloud, selling cloud, virtual private cloud

I admit that when I first heard about "hosted private cloud" (sometimes called "virtual private cloud") a few years ago, I was deeply skeptical. Some providers were just re-branding their dedicated managed hosting offerings and slapping a cloud label on them. I recall one person who worked for...

May 31, 2012  2:02 PM

Is private cloud really a cloud?

Posted by: Gina Narcisi
cloud, cloud adoption, cloud provider, hybrid cloud, private cloud, public cloud

When I began covering cloud, the "dumb" question that kept popping up for me that I was afraid to ask: Is the private cloud actually a cloud? The article...

March 2, 2012  6:24 PM

Why are telecom companies the red-headed stepchildren of cloud?

Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
AT&T, AT&T cloud, carrier cloud, hybrid cloud, James Staten, John Potter, private cloud, Synaptic Compute as a Service, telecom cloud, virtual private cloud

For the record: Lest the blog...

November 15, 2011  12:58 PM

Cloud news roundup: Salesforce makes mobile/social play, Nirvanix scores its biggest deployment this year

Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
cloud credentials, cloud partners, cloud storage, CompTIA, M&A, mobile cloud, Model Metrics, Nirvanix, private cloud, Salesforce,, social cloud

Is there such a thing as a quiet news week for cloud providers? No, we didn't think so either. Here are a few things worth watching from the past week:

  • acquires Model Metrics: What do pigs, rabbits and polar bears have in common with


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