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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...

October 8, 2012  5:23 PM

Readers respond: What’s the biggest barrier to cloud adoption?

Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Bluelock, cloud adoption, cloud provider security, cloud trends, Microsoft, public cloud, Savvis

There's a litany of reasons why enterprises don't want to buy public cloud services, but sunk investments in legacy...

September 13, 2012  11:37 AM

IDC: Public cloud spending to approach $100B in 2016

Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
cloud adoption, cloud survey, cloud trends, IaaS, IDC, PaaS, public cloud, SaaS, selling cloud

Although the cloud still has its skeptics, some new research from International Data Corporation (IDC) suggests their influence is going to dwindle -- and fast. Global...

July 16, 2012  4:55 PM

Apple hasn’t failed “green” cloud, but has to see Greenpeace after class

Posted by: Gina Narcisi
Apple, data center, green cloud, iCloud, public cloud

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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...


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