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  • Enterprises increasingly look to the private cloud

    Posted July 21, 2014 - 12:36 pm

    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

    Posted June 30, 2014 - 11:45 am

    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

    Posted May 19, 2014 - 10:12 am

    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

    Posted May 8, 2014 - 2:13 pm

    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

    Posted April 8, 2014 - 2:06 pm

    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

    Posted February 6, 2014 - 2:33 pm

    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

    Posted November 26, 2013 - 12:21 pm

    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 research firm Forrester.
  • Dell updates private cloud to become PCI compliant

    Posted October 1, 2013 - 4:32 pm

    Looking to solidify its refocused efforts on private cloud platforms, Dell today rolled out new features to improve security and manageability of its offerings.
  • Hey Amazon: Where's your private cloud?

    Posted July 3, 2013 - 1:37 pm

    The public cloud computing market is becoming increasingly competitive with new entrants focusing on hybrid offerings that combine public and private clouds. That's leaving some asking the market-leading public cloud provider, Amazon Web Services, where its private cloud offering is.
  • Startup touts private cloud as a service

    Posted June 13, 2013 - 8:40 pm

    You can buy pretty much anything in IT today "as a service," and now it's come to this: 2011 startup company named Metacloud claims to be one of the first to offer a cloud-based service of cloud computing resources.
  • IBM: Hey CIA, why let Amazon build you a private cloud?

    Posted June 5, 2013 - 12:08 pm

    Amazon pulled off a coup a few months back, reportedly securing a $600 million contract to build a cloud for the CIA.
  • How to build a private cloud

    Posted June 3, 2013 - 7:17 am

    A private cloud looks and acts like a public cloud, giving your corporation all the speed, agility and cost savings promised by cloud technology, only it's single tenant and that tenant is you, right? Well, that's the goal, but it's not quite the reality yet for most enterprises.
  • Hybrid public-private cloud usage more widespread than you think

    Posted May 27, 2013 - 9:45 am

    Forrester cloud expert says many times IT isn't aware that public cloud resources are accessing information behind the company's firewall, leading to potential security and performance issues.
  • 'Good enough' Microsoft Hyper-V starts turning more heads

    Posted April 23, 2013 - 2:07 pm

    About three years ago Embotics jumped into developing support in its private cloud management platform for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor, hopeful that the VMware virtualization challenger would take off. When that takeoff initially stalled, Embotics curtailed its Hyper-V work to focus resources elsewhere.
  • Nebula - A turnkey private cloud brought to you by NASA

    Posted April 12, 2013 - 8:00 am

    What began as a NASA cloud computing project, and in partnership with Rackspace resulted in the OpenStack project, has now become a turnkey private cloud system for the enterprise. What this means is you can now buy an all-in-one solution to your organization's server needs and be up and running in no time.
  • How Intel built its own private cloud

    Posted April 2, 2013 - 11:52 am

    Intel not only embraces cloud computing and the technology behind it, the company uses it in a big way.
  • Why VMware's hybrid cloud announcement could be a big deal

    Posted March 16, 2013 - 8:06 am

    Perhaps the biggest selling point for VMware's newly announced hybrid cloud strategy -- and the reason it could be a game changer in the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market -- is because of the common platform VMware customers will now have between their private cloud internal systems and this new VMware-operated public cloud.
  • Rackspace enhances private cloud offering

    Posted March 6, 2013 - 12:47 pm

    Rackspace, the major public cloud provider, is not ignoring private clouds.
  • JPMorgan Chase deploys private cloud for 2,000 apps

    Posted March 4, 2013 - 8:21 am

    JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) has completed the deployment of what is billed as one of the world's largest private cloud platform-as-a-service (Paas) projects.
  • Forrester: 70% of "private clouds" aren't really clouds at all

    Posted February 26, 2013 - 3:12 pm

    If an enterprise data center has a highly virtualized environment, a web portal for business users to request and access virtual machines and a method for tracking how many of those resources are being used... that's not quite a private cloud.
  • Red Hat doubles down on platform as a service (PaaS)

    Posted February 14, 2013 - 2:04 pm

    In the cloud world of the future, some companies will want public cloud resources while others will want private clouds on their own premises, says Ashesh Badani, general manager of Red Hat's cloud business unit. That's why Red Hat has a cloud strategy that incorporates both public and private platform as a service (PaaS) clouds, and it has big plans for those products this year.
  • 2013: Year of the hybrid cloud

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 11:40 am

    The time for dabbling in cloud computing is over, say industry analysts. 2013 is the year that companies need to implement a hybrid cloud strategy that puts select workloads in the public cloud and keeps others in-house.
  • Eucalyptus: We're the Amazon of private cloud companies

    Posted November 29, 2012 - 3:15 pm

    Late last year Daniel Bozeman, a software engineer at wireless analytics firm Mosaik Solutions, wanted to build a private cloud. The company is a heavy user of Amazon Web Services public cloud resources, and Bozeman had a vision of creating a system that would allow him to seamlessly run workloads either in the company's own data center, or in Amazon's public cloud.
  • Red Hat rolls out private PaaS

    Posted November 27, 2012 - 5:19 pm

    Red Hat is officially jumping into the cloud platform as a service (PaaS) market today.
  • VMware and Microsoft are missing the boat on private PaaS, consultant says

    Posted November 19, 2012 - 9:07 am

    VMware's Cloud Foundry and Microsoft Azure are two of the leading platform as a service (PaaS) offerings from two cloud heavyweights, but one consultant says both companies are largely ignoring the private cloud market, creating a glaring hole for customers.
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