Microsoft slams secret cloud manifesto

Microsoft slams secret cloud manifesto

Microsoft is criticizing the drafting of what it has characterized as a secret "Cloud Manifesto" that sets guidelines for interoperability...

March 25th, 2009 Dan Nystedt Martyn Williams and Elizabeth Montalbano

Amazon, Microsoft upgrade cloud computing deals

Amazon, Microsoft upgrade cloud computing deals

This might be a good time to consider cloud computing. Amazon has introduced EC2 "Reserved Instances" which allow you to...

March 12th, 2009 Bernard Golden

Cloud computing lessons from UC Berkeley

Cloud computing lessons from UC Berkeley

Last month the UC Berkeley Reliable Adaptive Distributed Systems Laboratory (aka RAD Lab) published Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View...

March 5th, 2009 Bernard Golden

Do you have a cloud computing exit strategy?

Do you have a cloud computing exit strategy?

When the IT world looks back at 2008, it will certainly remember the global financial crisis. But it will also...

March 2nd, 2009 Mary Brandel

Ontario universities tap into Tools as a Service

Ontario universities tap into Tools as a Service

A new pilot project from the IBM Canada Center for Advanced Studies in Toronto (CAS Toronto) and the Ontario Centres...

February 23rd, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Cloud security fears overblown

Cloud security fears overblown

It may sound like heresy to say it, but it's possible to worry a little too much about security in...

February 18th, 2009 James Niccolai

Cloud computing in Canada: The enterprise obstacles

Cloud computing in Canada: The enterprise obstacles

TORONTO – Data portability, lack of trust and privacy issues are just some of the barriers to wider enterprise adoption...

February 11th, 2009 Shane Schick

Is SOA dead?

Is SOA dead?

SOA is dead but services remain alive, according to a prominent analyst who published an obituary for SOA in a...

January 7th, 2009 Paul Krill

Seven reasons cloud computing works in a tough economy

Seven reasons cloud computing works in a tough economy

Typically, during a recession, IT departments will assume a conservative spending approach and limit adoption of new technologies, but cloud...

January 4th, 2009 Kathleen Lau