GoDaddy Launches Cloud Servers

GoDaddy just announced the global availability of its new Cloud Servers product. “Designed to help the underserved market of individual developers, tech entrepreneurs and IT professionals, the scalable Cloud platform offers a pay as you go utility billing model to…

Google Taps VMWare Co-Founder Diane Greene To Lead New Cloud Team, Acquires Her Bebop Platform

Google announced that it has hired VMware co-founder Diane Greene to lead a new team combining all of Google’s cloud businesses including Google for Work, the Google Cloud Platform, and Google Apps. The company has also agreed to acquire, bebop,…

Microsoft Partners with Red Hat On Enterprise Linux for Azure

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has entered a partnership with Red Hat to include Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is to be offered as the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads. The two companies…

Microsoft Buys Cloud Security Company Adallom

Microsoft announced that it has acquired cloud security firm Adallom, which it describes as “an innovator” and “leader in helping customers protect their critical assets across cloud applications.” The deal was reported in the media a couple months ago, but…

Google Cloud Storage Gets Offline Media Import / Export

Google announced the launch of Offline Media Import/Export for Google Cloud Storage, enabling users to load data into any class (Standard, DRA, Nearline) by sending physical media like hard disk drives, tapes, and USB drives to third-party service providers who…

Alibaba Group’s Cloud Business Expands With New Data Center

Aliyun, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced that it will set up a new cloud data center in Singapore, where the company will also base the headquarters for its overseas business. The center will launch next month. The…

Study: 86% Of Enterprises To Connect To Multiple Cloud Providers Within 2 Years

XO Communications recently commissioned a study from IDC, which found that most enterprises are planning to implement a “multicloud” strategy despite historically being “long-held concerns” about security and performance. More specifically, the number of enterprises that will connect their corporate…

Google Makes Cloud Deployment Manager Generally Available

Back in May, Google released Cloud Deployment Manager in beta. It’s now generally available and ready for anybody to use for production. The tool lets you create, deploy, and manage Cloud Platform resources. You can create dynamic templates that describe…

Apple Says It’s Not Testing Its Own Phone Service

Apple is denying a report that said it was testing its own wireless service. “We have not discussed nor do we have any plans to launch an MVNO,” said an Apple spokeswoman in a statement. On Monday, a report from…

Apple Reportedly Testing Its Own Phone Service

In the future, it’s entirely possible that you’ll never have to deal with anyone other than Apple to use your new iPhone. This is great or not-so-great news, depending on your feelings toward Apple. We’ve heard talks of Apple launching…