Cloud Computing

October 26, 2019

Oracle Is Expanding the Oracle Cloud with Gen2 Services and New Hires

By Jean S. Bozman Oracle plans to tap more revenue from the next wave of migration of mission-critical workloads from enterprise data centers to the hybrid cloud and to multi-cloud infrastructure. The $40 billion software firm is looking to cloud technologies — and the cloud subscription business model – for its next wave of revenue […]

September 12, 2019

IBM z15: The Next Generation Expands Z Capabilities for Security in Hybrid Clouds

By Jean S. Bozman IBM applied the design thinking to its flagship IBM Z mainframe system, the IBM z15. Based on customer feedback over the last four years, IBM has made management easier and provides administrators greater visibility into the system, while supporting cloud-native development, containers and migration to hybrid clouds. The system includes 25% […]

May 21, 2019

Red Hat Targets Cloud Migration and Multi-Cloud with RHEL 8 and OpenShift 4

By Jean S. Bozman  Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution and Red Hat OpenShift have become a foundation for Red Hat’s growth into a $3.4 billion software company. The latest releases – the RHEL 8 operating environment and Red Hat OpenShift 4 container platform – clearly target the current wave of cloud migration that is […]

November 29, 2018

OpenStack Adopts New Framework for Open Infrastructure

By Jean S. Bozman The Open Stack Foundation (OSF) is changing its structure by adopting a new framework that will allow it to support open-source projects that did not originate with OpenStack. This move will allow OpenStack to bring in dozens of new projects for incubation within the OpenStack Foundation incubation within the OpenStack Foundation, and […]

November 6, 2018

Why Is IBM Acquiring Red Hat?

By Jean S. Bozman IBM sees Red Hat as a catalyst, a company that will fuel faster IBM revenue growth in hybrid cloud – and contribute to IBM’s overall top-line revenue. As a Red Hat business partner, IBM already had access to Red Hat technologies; Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), OpenShift containers, JBoss middleware and […]

September 21, 2018

VMware Finds a Way to Harmonize Its Software with CSP Platforms for Multi-Cloud

By Jean S. Bozman VMware is harmonizing the traditional management style of VMware software stacks with CSP cloud provider services – making it possible for VMware to help its customer base move more quickly to cloud-enabled environments. The VMware products that support this strategy were announced at VMworld 2018 in August, 2018. The aim of […]

August 23, 2018

IBM Storage’s SDI Group Announces New MultiCloud Solutions

By Jean S. Bozman IBM is targeting multicloud storage as a growth area for its IBM Storage systems and IBM software-defined storage products. On Aug. 14, 2018, the company expanded multicloud support across its portfolio of software-defined infrastructure (SDI) solutions. The announcements build on earlier IBM Storage announcements for products, features and solutions for simplified […]

July 19, 2018

HPE Looks to Edge-to-Cloud Strategy for Growth in 2018/2019

By Jean S. Bozman Edge-to-cloud is the central focus of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) marketing and go-to-market efforts in 2018/2019. This central strategy, an evolution of the company’s plan for the Intelligent Edge and edge gateway systems, expands on the company’s broad portfolio of software, services, systems, storage and networking products. A close listening to […]

June 7, 2018

OpenStack Releases Kata Containers 1.0 for Container Security

By Jean S. Bozman As containers gain wider adoption to run enterprise applications in the hybrid cloud, customers are increasingly looking for approaches that ensure container security. There are many dimensions to this concern about container security – but the most pressing is the “immutability” of container contents. That is, all of the software that […]