Cloud Computing Article Archive:

Security and Cloud Computing at SMB Crossroads

Cloud computing may be the marquee player in IT services, but when it comes to giving business leaders the cold sweats, security still steals the show, at least among the cloud’s newest arrivals.

IBM Pushes SoftLayer Cloud Incentives Program

IBM is offering partners incentives, profitability enhancements and support for its SoftLayer cloud computing services, as company earnings take a hit, sales of legacy profits suffer and cloud sales climb at a sluggish pace.

Cisco’s Gault: Partners Need to ‘Change Their Culture’ for the Cloud

Cisco’s Bob Gault sat down this week with Channelnomics to talk about where the cloud is headed and what the vendor is doing to help partners take advantage of it.

IBM, VMware Expand Cloud Backup Offerings

IBM and VMware are expanding their respective cloud offerings with the launch of cloud-based data backup, recovery and business continuity services, increasing the crowded service segment with two major — and potentially disruptive — players.

Intronis Spring Update Raises Virtualization, Physical Imaging Bar

Intronis has made its bones by offering partners some of the broadest support for virtualized and hybrid systems. With this week’s platform update, they raise their game.

Ingram Micro SMB 500: Don’t Fear the Cloud

There’s a tacit concession In Ingram Micro’s new cloud strategy: This rising tide may not lift all boats, but for those in the right harbor at the right time, there’s a confident forecast of success.

Zenith Infotech May Get Another Reprieve

Embattled cloud computing vendor Zenith Infotech is under orders to liquidate. and it’s not allow to return to the stock market to raise money. But India regulators are allowing the company to post bank guarantees, which could breathe new life into the debt-ridden company.

Cloud Businesses at ‘Extremely High’ Risk of Heartbleed Attack

Businesses using cloud services are at “extremely high” risk of falling victim to the Heartbleed security vulnerability, according to experts.

EU Gives Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Clean Bill of Health

Microsoft is the first and so far only firm whose enterprise cloud services, have met the European Union’s rigorous privacy standards.

Axcient Giveaway Aims to Disrupt Symantec Backup Exec

Axcient is looking to capitalize on Symantec’s leadership woes and aging legacy install base of Backup Exec software by giving away a virtual appliance that offers the experience of cloud-based data recovery services.