Google cloud infrastructure service Compute Engine is now open to all developers who want to use it.
Google has opened up cloud infrastructure service Compute Engine to more customers while also lowering prices and adding several new features.
Enterprise behemoths EMC and IBM are taking a close look at buying major infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer in a deal that could be worth more than $2 billion.
VMware drops a boat load of cloud news on an already busy day, including that it will launch its own public cloud contender to challenge Amazon and Rackspace.
Guest Post ProfitBricks, a global cloud infrastructure provider, has big ambitions despite not yet having widespread name recognition. The Boston-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company this week announced the launch of a foundation program for the startup community.
Taking a step toward helping customers control cloud costs, Amazon has added detailing billing reports that show usage by the hour.
Software giant Hewlett-Packard has announced the general availability of its Open Stack-powered public cloud service.
VMWare is planning to spin off Cloud Foundry and a number of its other products into a separate division owned by corporate parent EMC.
Claranet, a London-based cloud hosting provider, has scooped up Star, a company that delivers managed technology services like unified communications, and advanced security services.
Amazon's EC2 cloud service appears to be fully restored after yesterday's big outage, which took down sites and services including Reddit, Airbnb, Pinterest, Flipboard, GetGlue, Coursera, and Foursquare.
Editor's Pick Platform-as-a-Service is part of the booming cloud computing sector, one area of the cloud that some analysts and developers have overlooked. But recent research shows that PaaS is no longer the ugly duckling of the cloud industry -- and that it's ready to grow quite a bit during the next few years.
Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform has been given a major update that will offer deep support to Linux-based developers, the company announced today in a blog post.
The update will bring Windows Azure to a new level of versatility in what …
Infrastructure-as-a-service startup SingleHop has raised $27.5 million in its first round of funding, cash that will help it quickly accelerate growth, the company announced today.
SingleHop has been slowly making a name for itself in the cloud computing and cloud …
Apple products, not cloud computing, will be the real force behind computer equipment sales in 2012, according to a report by analyst firm Forrester.
“Analysts have been predicting that cloud computing — specifically, infrastructure-as a service (IaaS) — will reshape …
As I write, the VentureBeat offices sit enveloped by a cloud. In all directions, the fog wraps our office building in a soft, gray fuzz, obscuring the views of downtown San Francisco, the bay, and the ocean.
It’s not unlike …
Everyone is talking about the “cloud,” but is there anything new here? How is the “cloud” different from “internet” or “web?”
There is something new — and it’s a big deal — but it’s not what everyone usually talks about.…
Anyone who who follows technology trends has undoubtedly heard the term “cloud service” thrown around a few gazillion times over the past few months. But if you don’t know the difference between terms such as PaaS, IaaS and SaaS, don’t …
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison on Wednesday finally announced that his company would take the plunge into public cloud computing with Oracle Public Cloud. He made the announcement on stage at Oracle’s OpenWorld conference.
Oracle’s emphasis for several years has been …
Cloud management software provider RightScale has raised another $25 million in its third round of funding.
Cloud storage and computing has become increasingly popular because it provides businesses with a low-impact, pay-as-you-go model that offers a lot of computing power …