Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in January 2011
ElectricCommander 3.8 converts private clouds into automated development environments.
With the acquisition of the supplier of secure and government-oriented cloud services, Verizon is repositioning itself as a broad technology supplier.
In integrating the best communication features of different portals, Oracle gives project teams a common means of information sharing across its product set.
The 6.2-million-square-foot campus near Beijing will include offices, call centers, restaurants, and living spaces, as well as at least seven enormous data centers.
While Oracle has imposed order and unity in a contentious Java community, at what price has it come?
It won't be enough to just move workloads into the cloud; it'll still be necessary to integrate with other apps residing there.
Inevitably, cloud announcements, like Amazon's introduction of Elastic Beanstalk, sound good, but there are limits.
Evidence is accumulating that as public clouds gain strength, enterprises are increasingly interested in building their own clouds in the data center.
These companies are way past testing the cloud. They've seen the shortcomings, and still are looking ahead to what's next.
Bob Muglia, the departing president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, crafted a limited cloud approach based on the hand he was dealt. Here's what his successor should do.
The Motorola Altrix is the first phone to market with Citrix Systems' Nirvana environment able to present virtualized desktop apps.
The firm has now raised $30 million in venture capital to expand development of its fully relational NoSQL database and appliance products.