Azure alone grew at a whopping 98% year-over-year in Microsoft quarterly results reported Wednesday, driving quarterly revenue of $28.9 billion, up 12% year-over-year.
Juniper revenues were down in Q4, and projections for Q1 are not making Wall Street happy.
IBM is now offering access to Nvidia's Tesla V100 GPUs through its cloud offerings to help accelerate AI, HPC and other high-throughput workloads.
Cisco is looking to extend its infrastructure dominance into container management.
The acquisition broadens Red Hat's open source toolkit to enable enterprises to deploy applications anywhere in a public, private or hybrid cloud environment.
In latest expansion move, midsize US cable overbuilder plans to use newly purchased South Florida fiber network to boost its business services efforts.
The Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM says it added 300 new customers in 2017 and saw revenue grow 155%.
'A good day in IT is when they don't get a call when something is broken,' says Prashanth Shenoy, Cisco VP of enterprise network marketing, as Cisco introduces software to help IT have more good days.
As with infrastructure and applications, enterprises are eager to move their collaboration and UC tools to the cloud. Before starting, here are four factors to consider.
Analytics provider Looker claims that 2015 Census data makes a clear choice where Amazon should locate its second headquarters.
Company release cites 'poor judgment' in handling an employee matter as the reason for Smith's shocking departure.
AT&T's David Ohrn explains how businesses' digital transformation will continue to fuel accelerated adoption of cloud in 2018, and how the cloud provides companies with the ability to more effectively manage and utilize big data.
Cloud infrastructure leader Dell is considering a return to public markets, and may also scoop up the parts of VMware that it doesn't already own, according to reports.
Cisco gave its HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure a multicloud boost, adding support for Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors, containers including Kubernetes and new management tools.
Cisco plans to acquire Skyport, which provides hyperconverged systems that are managed over the cloud for secure infrastructure.
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Several cybersecurity competitors, ranging in scope from Cisco to at least one startup, have similar goals to the new Alphabet subsidiary plan for a digital 'immune system' against threats.
AWS acquires Sqrrl, a startup with roots in the NSA, to expand security services.
The 'shadow IT' trend is growing worse, as more and more cloud data is not controlled by IT. And yet IT often gets blamed when things go wrong, according to studies.
Vodafone's former virtualization chief highlights four key challenges for the communications networking and services sector in 2018.
Cloudian's new software and appliance creates a single storage image that stretches from on-premises to the public cloud.
Rainforest is like Lyft for software quality assurance, maintaining a fleet of testers who are available to developers at a moment's notice.
The two companies are forming a joint venture to use blockchain to streamline international shipping.
CIO Rhonda Gass is spearheading an effort to bring more automation and IoT to the factories making Stanley Black & Decker tools and other equipment.
Digital transformation is all about balance. However, in order to avoid falling off, there are some important questions CIOs and other IT leaders need to ask.
Data center operator touts private connections via Service Exchange, and adds Oracle Cloud.
Salesforce's Einstein and IBM Watson are going steady, but Salesforce is also sneaking around with Google on the side.
The cloud and mainframe sales – yes, mainframe – helped reverse 22 straight quarters of revenue decline for IBM.
Amazon says its second headquarters will bring tens of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue to the lucky location selected, but skeptics worry that governments will give tax breaks and other incentives that negate the benefit to citizens.
The former Cisco CEO and chairman has launched a VC firm with investments including Internet of Things, customer experience and – this is where the bugs come in – agritech.
The new security dashboard for G Suite provides analytics to spot potential threats, as well as tips on security best practices.
Workday is looking to build out its machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities with the acquisition of startup SkipFlag.
Google says it'll be the first major non-telecoms company with its own undersea cable. So it's got that going for it.
Comcast and AWS are going steady, but not exclusive.
Comcast is turning to Amazon Web Services as it looks to augment waning traditional pay-TV with added services such as home security and mobile access. But what does 'preferred' mean?
Bolsters natural-language capabilities for Smartsheet's service that aims to automate business processes.
Cradlepoint's cloud service provides 4G LTE wide-area network connectivity for enterprise branches, vehicles and the Internet of Things.
For the most part, Google Cloud has been able to mitigate the fallout from the Spectre and Meltdown flaws found in Intel's x86 processors, which says something about the resiliency of the cloud.
'Pluggable cloud' means moving workloads from one public cloud to another to get the best deal. Deloitte Consulting's David Linthicum is skeptical.
Cloud storage and file sharing firm Dropbox has filed confidentially for an IPO, according to Bloomberg. The company is valued at over $10 billion.
About a third of staff would be 'productively redeployed,' with about 10,000 of these IBM positions marked for attrition, according to a report on The Register.
Aryaka CMO Gary Sevounts says the SD-WAN supplier is gearing up for an IPO in 2019, and tells Light Reading his predictions for the SD-WAN market in 2018.
CloudHealth and ParkMyCloud are combining technologies to let cloud users figure out how much they're spending on cloud and automate optimizing workloads to reduce costs.
The company confirmed 'a small reduction in force,' but did not provide specifics. It's also continuing to hire.
Users are encrypting more and more network traffic -- but so are attackers. Cisco's new Encrypted Traffic Analytics aims to improve network security while preserving privacy.
SolarWinds is looking to expand its cloud lineup with its acquisition of Loggly, which makes SaaS-based log monitoring and log analytics software.
Market incentives motivate companies to minimize cost and time to market rather than build for security. That needs to change, according to a draft report from the US departments of Commerce and Homeland Security.
As cloud computing expands, enterprises and their IT departments are trying to get their hands around multicloud deployments. Managing multicloud is difficult, but there are four ways to make it easier.
Don't forget to upgrade your browsers; vendors dispute reports of significant performance slowdowns due to patching; and containers and hypervisors don't get a free pass.
Google Cloud now offers what it calls 'preemptible' GPUs to help accelerate batch computing and machine learning workloads. Google is also cutting prices.
The market for cloud computing continued to grow in 2017, with revenues surpassing the $180 billion mark for the year, a 24% growth rate over 2016, according to Synergy Research.
Riverbed's Phil Harris explains how service providers are well positioned to help enterprises discover new business opportunities in IoT and throughout their cloud migration.
As enterprises focus more on improving IT capabilities, and less on owning data center real estate, the shift is driving a boom in data center M&A activity, according to a report from Synergy Research.
Intel is rapidly rolling out patches in the wake of serious security vulnerabilities affecting nearly every computer user in the world.
After news of a significant vulnerability in Intel's processors was disclosed this week, AWS, Microsoft and Google had work to do.
Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich describes the company's attitude toward open source, edge computing, and blockchain in a brief but wide-ranging interview with Enterprise Cloud News.
Cisco led the $113 billion data center infrastructure market in 2017, although the growing importance of public cloud is beginning to change how enterprises are buying traditional gear.
Microsoft has inked a deal to acquire Avere Systems to help customers better store data in the cloud and hybrid environments.
Both Amazon and Salesforce are looking to get away from Oracle, according to a report from The Information.
In its security predictions for 2018, the MIT Technology Review warns of ransomware that targets clouds providers and weaponized artificial intelligence.
Networking vendor Arris is transitioning from 15-year-old on-premises infrastructure to the cloud, and hoping that transition will put the company in the innovation forefront for many years.
The Internet of Things has been with us for a while, however, there are four issues IoT needs to overcome to prove itself a successful enterprise technology.
In order to get its app out to the construction industry, LinkD – formerly WireFlare – needs enterprise-level cloud help. It found a willing partner in Oracle.