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 October 2014
Joyent will apply its container expertise to Docker for secure, efficient multi-tenant hosts.
IBM partners with Tencent, China's largest Internet company, to offer enterprise-level, industry specific cloud services.
Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
Microsoft cloud growth continues, though Microsoft still falls short of Amazon Web Service's dominant revenue position.
EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
2nd Watch cloud migration and management firm is now using New Relic to offer insight into workload performance on Amazon.
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
Deloitte's CloudMix expands integration service to include Dell's Boomi, to connect Salesforce.com apps to enterprise software infrastructure.
VMware is trying to make it easier for a variety of devices to run a basic Windows desktop, allowing firms to reach Mac users as well as PC users.
VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
EMC, with subsidiaries RSA, VMware, and Pivotal, create integrated bundles in bid for deeper customer buy-in and lower support costs.
Engine Yard replaces John Dillon with Beau Vrolyk as CEO in move to expand Amazon-based platform as a service company.
Rackspace's tech support services aim to help small and midsize businesses better utilize Google Apps.
Amazon enhances vCenter management console connection to ease setup and use for VM administrators.
AWS solves one of its major vulnerabilities by teaming with AT&T to increase enterprise-friendly private-line routes into its cloud data centers.
Amazon was fastest off the starting blocks to patch the Xen hypervisor bug; Rackspace and IBM SoftLayer soon followed.
Cloud computing experts debated the best way to take advantage of the new technology trend at Interop 2014.
Platform-as-a-service is changing along with the rise of next-generation applications, but is Docker crucial? Interop panelists debate.