By arguing that programming interfaces called APIs can be copyrighted, Oracle could trigger new legal burdens for technology companies -- such as those building cloud-computing platforms.
VMware begins its conference debuting products to manage virtualization for corporations, while Microsoft launches an ad campaign targeting its rival's new licensing policy.
As this historic year wraps up, let's take a look back at what shaped the burgeoning cloud computing market in 2010. Of course, with the holidays upon us, it only seems right to choose the top 12.
VMware is the dominant force in a market ripe for disruption. Will the vCloud efforts create a channel conflict?
In a struggling economy, the tech industry is a shining light. Even within the strong tech economy, though, cloud computing stands out right now.
Cloud enthusiasts are saying cloud computing run inside an enterprise is "not really cloud." But for cloud to be relevant to enterprise IT, internal/private clouds must have a role.
Zimbra is off to VMware for an undisclosed price, which is likely much less than the $350 million that Yahoo paid for the open-source e-mail company in 2007.
Much of the confusion behind the question "what is cloud computing" has to do with the diverging concepts of "cloud computing" and "The Cloud"--an unfortunate but understandable evolution of terminology.
The company has launched vCloud Express, a pay-as-you-go service that lets developers write applications for internal virtualized environments and external clouds.
VMworld was an energy-filled show with a huge amount going on, but these five points are what stayed with me.