Oracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan on their massive cloud migration deal

If worries about digital transformation projects keep you up at night, imagine how it would feel to be responsible for moving thousands of internal databases to the cloud for a company with more than $ 160 billion in annual sales and 260,000 employees. That’s the job that AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan is undertaking, and […] Read more »

AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services. That’s apparently what happened earlier this week, when the AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the provider’s Northern Virginia region experienced an 11-hour system failure. Other Amazon services in […] Read more »

Top 5 storage vendors shows massive shift to the cloud

There’s a changing of the guard afoot in the storage industry, and it’s getting cloudy. Each quarter 451 Research Group surveys it members in its Voice of the Enterprise series. Late last year, the company’s research revealed a dramatic reshaping of the storage market both in terms of which vendors enterprises consider strategic storage partners […] Read more »

Massive growth shows why Amazon is the public cloud leader

Amazon showed off its dominance in the public cloud market on Thursday as the capstone to a better than expected quarterly earnings report. Revenue from Amazon Web Services during the first quarter of 2016 was up 64 percent year-over-year, showing the big money that’s still out there as companies invest more and more in the […] Read more »

How VMware’s Diane Greene will help Google capitalize on a massive cloud opportunity

VMware co-founder Diane Greene, recently appointed as the head of Google’s cloud business, adds operating responsibility to her role on Alphabet’s board of directors. Greene’s new title will be SVP of Enterprise Businesses, reporting to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who also announced in a blog post last night that Google would acquire bebop, a cloud […] Read more »