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Does open source empower open cloud?

Richard Morrell, Red Hat’s cloud and open source evangelist, peers over his glasses at a school of thought that’s gathering momentum. First up, for the sake of being open, I need to take an opportunity to point out that for 17 years I’ve taken a salary from working in open source. Secondly, I head up… Read More


GoGrid adds its big data capabilities to Equinix Cloud Exchange

Data centre company Equinix has won a significant boost for its new global interconnection solution by attracting big data and analytics player, GoGrid, to join. Equinix Cloud Exchange gives customers direct access to clouds and networks across the world. GoGrid is adding its Cloud Bridge which provides access to its existing cloud. “Expanding our relationship… Read More


Deloitte private cloud solution targets faster VMware vCloud deployment

Consultancy Deloitte has introduced a solution aimed at simplifying private cloud deployment and accelerating its take up. Cloud ServiceFabric uses VMware’s vCloud Suite to deliver pre-configured private cloud technology that is tested and ready to use. It comes pre-loaded with self-service automation tools, scripts and support. Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte, said: “Deloitte is offering… Read More


VMWare’s vCloud Hybrid Service offers on or off premise choice

In February 2014 VMware launched its vCLoud Hybrid Services in London. This European launch has also involved an over subscribed beta testing programme that has been running for several months now. Its participants included organisations such as Betfair and Cancer Research – both of whom are said to be very happy with the results they… Read More


IT being pushed out of cloud buying decisions

Non-IT staff are increasingly making the cloud technology purchasing decisions according to a recent survey. Carried out by cloud storage specialist, Databarracks, the survey found nearly half of the respondents said the CEO, FD, CFO and other department heads are exerting an increasing amount of an influence in the procurement of cloud technology. Commenting on… Read More