Latest Intercloud publications

IBM innovates pricing model for ‘cold storage’ data access

IBM has announced new revisions to its Cloud Object Storage pricing model, enabling its customers to gain access to improved latency for ‘cold’ information that is normally stored very cheaply but with practical limitations on speed of access. The changes, announced at IBM Interconnect in Las Vegas, are implemented via IBM’s new Cloud Storage Object… Read More

Cisco terminating Intercloud service in 2017

Cisco has announced that it will be ending its public cloud service offering Intercloud in March of 2017. Current users will be migrated to other platforms before the shutdown date, and according to a statement from the company, no material issues are expected to affect customers during the transition. The decision to shutter Intercloud was… Read More

Cisco stakes its claim in the cloud gold rush with $1bn investment

Internet infrastructure giant Cisco has put its tanks on Amazon’s lawn with a claim it will spend at least $1bn (£600m) over two years to build the world’s largest global network of clouds – it called it Intercloud – working with a set of international partners. Cisco aimed its announcement not just at Amazon Web… Read More

Cisco’s Intercloud: Policy, momentum, and the Internet of Things

In the second part of our interview with Nick Earle, SVP Cloud & Managed Services Sales at Cisco, he discusses Cisco’s take on policy and considers how emerging technologies will influence the cloud marketplace. Policy The first technology enabler we’ve got is Intercloud fabric which enables workload portability and security across any cloud. The second… Read More

Telstra’s Jim Clarke on managing cloud strategy in Asia

Jim Clarke is the Director for Marketing, Products & Pricing (International) for the Global Enterprise & Services division. He is responsible for leading Telstra’s global portfolio of products and associated pricing strategy, and driving the company’s international marketing activity. In light of recent security breaches are Telstra customers at risk from migrating to the cloud through… Read More