infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
AWS Re:Invent: AWS takes wraps off two new EC2 instances
Cloud services firm uses second day of customer conference to debut new instances, as well as a cloud-based data processing service.
Google extends datacentre support for EU cloud customers
IaaS offering now supported on European infrastructure.
Dell expands European cloud services
Vendor introduces new partnerships.
Oracle in the clouds
Inside the enterprise: Big guns taking the cloud seriously is good for larger businesses.
Cloud contracts need more flexibility
One-size-fits-all cloud deals should be replaced, say academics.
CIOs in the dark over bandwidth
More than two-thirds of IT departments fail to understand applications' demands on the network.
IBM Pulse 2012: IBM adds to SmartCloud Foundation tools
Big Blue's SmartCloud Foundation just got bigger, with IBM announcing new software offerings at its Pulse event in Las Vegas.
Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from
The G-Cloud gets its first customer from within the Department for Transport.
AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro
The acquisition of SeaMicro will give the chip manufacturer a clear entrance into the cloud.
Ask CloudPro: Your chance to quiz the expert on cloud
Most companies have lots of concerns about the move to the cloud. Here's your chance to ask the questions that have been bugging you.
uSwitch: UK miles away from superfast broadband targets
The UK is no way near getting Government targets on superfast broadband, according to a uSwitch report, but BT thinks the research is rubbish.
Huddle launches ‘world first’ intelligent sync
Huddle releases what it believes is the first enterprise sync service to intelligently push data to customers.
Concern over CloudStore confusion
Huddle's CEO admits there's a risk Government departments will punt for traditional vendors when faced with the plethora of services on CloudStore.
Government CloudStore open for business
The Government's CloudStore is now open for business, a move that will shake up public IT.
Citrix launches CloudStack 3
The first release under proprietary brand increases integration and builds portfolio and community.
Report: Google cloud storage coming soon
A source indicates the release of Google Drive is imminent.
GoGrid entices users to new European datacentre
As the cloud firm announces its new base in Amsterdam, it tries to attract users with the offer of free access until the end of February.
Amazon's web-targeted database aims for speed and simplicity
Amazon has launched a non-relational database aimed at tasks requiring massive scalability
Local Government: We don't care about G-Cloud... yet
G-Cloud isn't too popular amongst local authorities right now, but the project's momentum could galvanise excitement later this year.
Vivek Kundra joins Salesforce.com
The US Government’s ex-CIO and leader of the ‘Cloud First’ initiative joins Salesforce as EVP of emerging markets.
Google gets VMware founder on board
Diane B.Greene strengthens her position in Silicon Valley by joining Google’s board of directors.
Oracle uses Cloudera for Hadoop implementation
Larry Ellison’s firm incorporates Cloudera’s distribution of the Apache platform into its own appliance, aimed at analysing Big Data.
The IT Pro report: Cloud Computing in 2012
The first IT Pro quarterly report looks at how cloud computing can and will affect your business in the year and years ahead. Download it now.
G-Cloud tender extended again
The Government announces the '12 days of G-Cloud' to give extra time for companies to submit their tenders.