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How I did with my 2011 cloud predictions

I didn't have any howlers. But I was off here and there with the pace of change.

By December 7, 2011


IT's new sheriff: The Open Data Center Alliance

The new organization includes more than 70 global IT leaders, representing $50 billion dollars in annual IT spend. They've banded together to learn from each other and together influence IT procurement.

By October 29, 2010


Xen.org to build open-standards cloud platform

This story initially miscast some background information on the DMTF.

By September 2, 2009


Xen.org to build open-standards cloud platform

The Xen Cloud Platform will form part of a wider initiative aimed at federating the private enterprise cloud and public cloud services, such as those offered by Amazon and Rackspace.

By September 1, 2009


Two cloud standardization efforts made public

This week saw two announcements that will likely have a lasting effect on how cloud services are designed, operated, and delivered. These efforts are worth following.

By August 19, 2009


Rackspace open-sources its cloud interfaces

Open-sourcing its Cloud Servers and Cloud Files APIs gives Rackspace a useful point of differentiation from Amazon Web Services.

By July 23, 2009


Exploring cloud interoperability, part 3

The most active standards work in cloud computing is not actually around image portability or mobility, but in allowing cloud operations tools to interface with multiple public and private clouds.

By May 16, 2009


Exploring cloud interoperability, part 1

This spring has seen an explosion of activity around cloud-computing interoperability. What exactly is cloud interoperability, and who are some of the major players in this market making capability?

By May 2, 2009


Heavies float data center standard

Microsoft leads proposal for XML-based model to share performance information between disparate resources.

By July 31, 2006