Cloud computing is becoming less about science projects and more about real-world deployments, which should lead to big vendors buying start-ups to round out their offerings.
VMops rebrands itself as Cloud.com and releases an open-source offering for home-grown cloud infrastructure.
Two analysts confirm that tech spending is on the rise, but there's still disagreement as to the extent and the geographic focus and product portfolio that will fuel it.
Open source is the foundation of most cloud-computing efforts due to its cost and flexibility, but that cost benefit may nudge some traditional open-source vendors out of the market.
While the IT economy may be recovering, cloud computing and open source are driving fewer dollars into fewer vendor wallets. Expect a bloodbath to ensue.
Company took a hit in the fourth quarter, but a new product suggests a way forward for the erstwhile software leader.
Google is using open source and cloud computing to tackle the future of computing while Microsoft seems stymied by its legacy.
Eucalyptus started out in academics, but has a solid business plan for making its "infrastructure as a service" open-source platform the center of the cloud-computing universe.