Latest public cloud publications

Cisco predicts Hyperscale data centre traffic to quintuple in next five years

Cloud and DC providers looking for some post-election cheer could do worse than take a look at Cisco’s sixth Annual Cloud Index, which not only augurs a 3.7-fold rise in cloud traffic between 2015-2020 – from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) to 14.1zb – but a five-fold rise in Hyperscale data centre traffic in the same period…. Read More

Canonical and e-shelter announce managed OpenStack private cloud initiative

Ubuntu is teaming up with major European data centre provider e-shelter to launch an end-to-end private cloud solution entitled ‘Hosted BootStack’, leveraging Ubuntu’s own implementation of the OpenStack framework. The launch was announced yesterday at Ubuntu Insights, and the project was apparently devised in response to considerable customer demand for a managed private cloud platform. Hosted… Read More

De-fragmenting disaster recovery

Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO at data protection and governance specialist Druva, explains the importance of the public cloud in improving recovery, backup and archiving… Keeping a business running is one of the biggest challenges that both IT and business teams face. However, the pace of change around IT is causing problems for each team… Read More

HP says farewell to Helion Public Cloud

After months of deliberation, HP has this week confirmed that it will be pulling out of the public cloud scene, shutting the doors on its Helion Public Cloud offering at the end of January. In a blog post announcing the news, senior vice president and general manager of HP Cloud Bill Hilf wrote: ‘We have… Read More

Teasing apart the public vs. private cloud polemic

The last few years of debate about the public versus the private cloud have been lively, but arguably not framed by the context of how – and which – industries are driving adoption… The ambient  noise around public vs. private clouds can be confusing to IT managers. After all, the industry has been using terms… Read More