It's about time someone defined what we're talking about with these online services. This helpful map gives insight into the major players.
PaaS got its start as purely hosted offerings. But we're starting to see a lot more discussion about transplanting the approach into the enterprise data center.
As the cloud landscape continues to grow, a new report from GigaOm asserts that hybrid clouds may be the most likely use case over the next few years.
Red Hat is expanding its open-source roots into the cloud with the acquisition of platform provider Makara.
Company works to extend its cloud leadership with a slew of announcements. But when will someone make this cloud stuff easier to consume?
The software giant is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.
The platform style of cloud computing appears to not only be on the rise, but is even taking over from more basic infrastructure.
Applications in the cloud are getting more realistic. Salesforce.com has the opportunity to make it happen.
Infochimps announces platform as a service environment for the redhot big data market.
How can competitors in the cloud-computing space challenge Amazon Web Services? And, are any of them ready to do so today?