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 2013
Amazon Elastic Transcoder allows users to use the AWS cloud to convert video into formats for Macs, PCs, iOS and Android devices.
Amazon offers no explanation. Amazon Web Services continued functioning, with all services apparently available.
DMTF standards body updates its vendor-neutral virtual machine file format. The goal: Make it easier to leap from cloud to cloud.
In patent battle, Apple had sought "willful infringement" decision in motion following August jury trial; more wrangling ahead.
Amazon reports fourth-quarter sales of $21.27 billion, but heavy capital expenditures led to a decline in net income in quarter and an overall $39 million loss for 2012.
IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ can host SAP, other enterprise apps, and offer uptime rates of 99.7%.
At the close of trading Monday, VMware will hold its fourth quarter 2012 earnings call. Revenues are expected to come in on the high side of its range.
Amazon Web Services challenge spotlights companies using AWS as a mobile application development environment.
InCNTRE, the first test bed for OpenFlow and other software-defined networking products, brings Fortune 500 companies and researchers together to advance the protocol.
VMware reaches deeper into the data center with support for popular open source configuration management firm. But there's a string attached.
Oracle will configure and charge monthly for familiar infrastructure-as-a-service appliances, rather than requiring a large upfront purchase.
Steve Herrod has resigned as CTO of VMware to become managing partner of General Catalyst and share his startup experience.
With System Center's new service pack and Windows Server 2012, an IT administrator can create Hyper-V virtual machines and deploy them to internal data center, remote hosting service provider or public cloud, such as a Windows Azure site.
Tech leaders for the Obama for America team discuss their re-election project -- and a business-like culture clash between free-wheeling nerds and their goal-oriented bosses.
DropBox client synching and upload services disappeared mid-Thursday afternoon, came back Friday morning.
Small college needed new IT infrastructure to meet the Wi-Fi, cellular, VoIP demands for the U.S. vice presidential debate. Here's how they did it.
Mirantis, one of the only OpenStack brain trusts outside of Rackspace, lines up backers including Dell and Intel to elevate its prominence in the cloud systems integration business.
As we rely more on virtualization and cloud, APM systems keep enterprise applications running at top speed for users. More system mapping, data analytics are among key needs.
Two analyst firms upgrade Amazon Web Services for broad growth potential; one factor is a growing number of large customers.
Amazon Web Services once again cites human error spread by automated systems for loss of load balancing at key facility Christmas Eve.
Online game maker confirms it eliminated 11 underperforming titles, aims to shore up stock price in 2013.