Category: Service Models

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

NextCloud gets bigger and better with Nextcloud Hub 19

June 4, 2020

Via: ZDnet

I’ve used Nextcloud, a great open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud, for years on both my own on-premise and shared servers. It works well, it’s simple to set up, and it does the main job of replacing public cloud storage services such […]

Global Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Service Models

The Connection Between Cloud Service Providers and Cyber Resilience

May 21, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Organizations in both the private and public sectors have increasingly turned to cloud service providers (CSPs) to support their technical infrastructure, primarily to reduce IT costs and increase the efficiency of computing resources. In many cases, CSPs can also offer […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

VMware, Dell add heft to on-prem cloud service

May 20, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Aiming to help customers handle growing on-premises workloads, VMware and Dell EMC have bolstered their co-developed cloud software. First introduced in 2018, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is intended to help enterpise customers move on-premises infrastructure and workloads to the […]

Global Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

OpenStack keeps stacking along: OpenStack Ussuri cloud arrives

May 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Public clouds get the headlines, but private clouds are alive and well for businesses that want to keep a tight grip on their data. So, OpenStack, the leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud software, stackers are happy to welcome Ussuri, the 21st […]

Global Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Microsoft’s last major Windows Terminal preview: Azure Cloud Shell, Settings updates

April 23, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s team behind Windows Terminal has released version 0.11 of the open-source command-line tool for developers who use Command Prompt, PowerShell, and the Windows 10 Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). This version will be the “last major update before the […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Google Cloud’s Anthos for AWS generally available, Microsoft Azure in preview

April 22, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud said its Anthos platform to manage multi-cloud workloads is now generally available for Amazon Web Services with plans to add Microsoft Azure by the end of 2020. Anthos is a hybrid and multi-cloud platform that aims to provide […]

Global Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Are you overengineering your cloud apps?

April 3, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Those of us who owned motorcycles over the years know that a “bone stock” bike won’t be stock for long. It’s common to replace the exhaust system with aftermarket, much louder pipes. Also, the seat is often swapped out for […]

Global Cloud, Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Managed Kubernetes: Understanding Your Options in the Cloud

March 27, 2020

Via: CompareTheCloud

Kubernetes is a popular container orchestration platform used by many professionals for software development, administration, and security. Containerisation is especially popular for cloud-native applications, and environments that require continual updates. However, Kubernetes management can be complex, especially for enterprise-level operations. […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

With KubeCF, Cloud Foundry comes to Kubernetes

March 20, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Some people think you need to decide between Cloud Foundry, a prominent open-source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, and Kubernetes, the wildly popular container orchestration program. That’s never been true. They perform different jobs, and you’ve long been able to use them […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Cloud-Based Financial Software Reinforces the 80/20 Rule of Business Management

March 19, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Small businesses are known for being innovative and customer-focused in a way that their larger competitors cannot. This transforms into a significant advantage. In fact, the ability for smaller businesses to provide a memorable and positive customer experience is central […]