33 Search Results

  • 15 March 2019

    Densify aims to deliver 'optimization as code' for right-sizing cloud apps, containers

    Densify is now utilizing machine-learning techniques in its cloud and container optimization service that provides 'optimization as code,' enabling applications and containers to optimize themselves in terms of resource requirements.

  • 13 March 2019

    RackWare rotates toward CMP opportunity

    The company started out in cloud management but shifted to DR as the market turned toward those capabilities. However, interest and M&A activity has returned to the general cloud management platform market, so RackWare is shifting back, placing itself into more generalized CMP discussions.

  • 28 February 2019

    Cloud Computing

    This Market Monitor overview report on the 'cloud computing as a service' marketplace reflects updated market and vendor estimates through Q4 2018. In this report, we examine the revenue generated by cloud service providers and technology vendors via cloud platforms - IaaS and PaaS - as well as IT management as a service (ITMaaS), online backup/recovery and cloud archiving. This report provides updated estimates and a five-year growth forecast for the cloud computing market, and includes vendor statistics and a breakdown of revenue by geographic region and vertical market. Our analysis is based on results from a bottom-up market-sizing analysis that incorporates revenue estimates and forecasts for 483 competing cloud vendors.

  • 20 February 2019

    Cisco CloudCenter Suite aims to deliver full-service transformation

    The operational complexity and growing cost of managing applications across multiple public and private clouds is a growing challenge for IT teams. CloudCenter Suite is now priced by features, making it easier to consume, and is available as SaaS as well as on-premises.

  • 15 February 2019

    Improved productivity with control delivered through Scalr's CMP

    One of the original 'born in the cloud' CMP providers, Scalr is one of the few that's still independent. It positions itself as enabling and improving customers' productivity, with control, in order to access the benefits of using multiple clouds.

  • 12 December 2018

    Accenture ACP engineered for services-driven cloud assembly, delivery and optimization

    The Accenture Cloud Platform is being outfitted with improved optimization and new policy-based remediation services, and an imminent release has been specifically enhanced for greater use of APIs to access, assemble and deliver cloud services.

  • 30 November 2018

    Tariffs take a toll on cloud computing value, while new chips promise savings

    US tariffs on $250bn worth of goods from China will likely put a crimp in the cloud computing market, counteracting the value being gained from new processors with improved price and performance.

  • 29 November 2018

    HyperGrid moves further toward hybrid cloud management with HyperCloud 6.0

    There is currently a massive landgrab for applications and workloads as the conversion to cloud accelerates. Managing that conversion is the opportunity HyperGrid is chasing.

  • 29 November 2018

    Cloud Computing

    This Market Monitor overview report on the 'cloud computing as a service' marketplace reflects updated market and vendor estimates through Q3 2018. In this report, we examine the revenue generated by cloud service providers and technology vendors via cloud platforms - IaaS and PaaS - as well as IT management as a service (ITMaaS), online backup/recovery and cloud archiving. This report provides updated estimates and a five-year growth forecast for the cloud computing market, and includes vendor statistics and a breakdown of revenue by geographic region and vertical market. Our analysis is based on results from a bottom-up market-sizing analysis that incorporates revenue estimates and forecasts for 490 competing cloud vendors.

  • 26 November 2018

    Cloud entropy: Cloud must sprawl; it's written in the stars

    The universe and cloud alike have a natural propensity to become disordered, and such disorder leads to fragility. Energy, in the form of optimization and resource management, must be put back into the system to resolve the chaos. We identify three laws that dictate and define how cloud scalability impacts enterprise deployments.