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Deutsche Bank signs 10-year private cloud deal with HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars.

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HP courts enterprise workloads with new Helion private clouds

HP has seven new cloud services tailored for specific enterprise workloads such as ERP and CRM

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Building a private cloud, of sorts, with OwnCloud

You can decide which items you want shared with others, which devices you can access that data on and what apps you want to access that data. Linux know-how is a big plus.

Would Amazon Web Services ever build an on-premise private cloud?

Amazon cloud executive says it has no plans to build an on-premises private cloud.

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GitHub Enterprise gets big upgrade with AWS support, high availability, more deployment options

GitHub has released a major update to GitHub Enterprise, offering many more deployment options to business customers running the code repository in their private cloud.

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Running a virtual machine over iSCSI SAN? Check your swappiness.

Putting your virtual machines on a SAN is a great way to make your VMs even more flexible, portable, and expandable. If you run into I/O errors, adjusting these settings may help.

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How RMS put its catastrophe modeling software in the cloud

After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.

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5 tips for building a successful hybrid cloud

Enterprises may need the flexibility of a hybrid cloud; here’s what to think about as you move forward.

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Density vs. Isolation in the data center

When filling your rack space with servers, is it better to go high density with fewer physical boxes or many isolated servers?

When is private cloud cheaper than public cloud?

Private cloud vendors say they know, analysts say it’s not that easy.

Inside the NSA's private cloud

National Security Agency is building its private cloud on commodity hardware, opens source software

Build your own private cloud

Borrowing from public cloud architecture and technologies, the private cloud weaves a new management layer around virtualized data center systems.

Enterprises increasingly look to the private cloud

Companies interested in moving to cloud computing are increasingly choosing a private cloud for the increased security and, often, compliance features instead of the public cloud, according to a recent survey.

Armed with new CEO, Joyent rolls out a private cloud

IaaS cloud provider Joyen has pivoted to offer a private cloud management software and has cherry-picked a Cisco cloud executive to lead it

OpenStack 101: The parts that make up the project

At its core, OpenStack is an operating system that builds public or private clouds. But OpenStack is a platform, it's not just one piece of software that's downloaded and installed to "voila!" build a cloud.

HP looks to ease enterprise IT cloud fears

Private cloud offering will give enterprises control of cloud data and security; and includes open source OpenStack tech.

Coca Cola jumps on IBM's private cloud

IBM has won a five-year contract to manage Coca Cola Amatil's (CCA) mission-critical SAP infrastructure on its private Cloud hosted in its Sydney datacenter.

5 things to consider when weighing public cloud against private cloud

Private clouds address a prevalent set of challenges and issues that public clouds cannot and can help smooth cloud adoption.

HP private cloud service leads the pack, followed by Cisco and Microsoft, Forrester says

Enterprises are expected to significantly ramp up their pursuit of internal private clouds within the next year and HP, Cisco and Microsoft have the strongest product offerings for those deployments, according to a new Wave report by...

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