Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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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 November 2010
The third-party tool for monitoring VMware environments can view and manage Microsoft's hypervisor and examine Exchange and Active Directory performance.
Its ability to "thin provision" marks a storage vendor ready for the virtualized data center and cloud computing.
The software giant says its customers don't necessarily want a single hypervisor cloud, so it's supporting OpenStack.
Microsoft's Azure cloud has been built with Dell's Data Center Solutions unit as a close partner and supplier.
Salesforce.com CEO defends cloud computing as a better economic model, contrary to Oracle's appliances.
The PCI Security Standards Council has recognized virtualization as a safe technology; can cloud computing be far behind?
Starter packs based on Unified Computing System servers optimized to run on VMware View 4.5.
More help with moving existing workloads to the cloud without reformatting is on the way, according to CloudSwitch founder Ellen Rubin.
Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center incorporates the former Sun virtualization manager, offering a view of operations from the application to the disk drive.
BigMemory can load data into the Java Virtual Machine heap at a pace that's close to the speed of light.
In contrast to Amazon's infrastructure-as-a-service approach, Microsoft is layering Windows tools and services atop an easy-to-build cloud infrastructure.
PHP is a language frequently used on the Web, and the Zend Framework is adapting it for building cloud applications.
Cloud file storage with IT access controls can convert Apple's consumer devices into units serving more collaborative business purposes.
Android is yielding solid code, but developers probably need to spend more time debugging.
Compuware adds free Internet service assessment to on-premises application performance monitoring.
Microsoft gains an unfair edge over Gmail under current government email requirements, according to a federal suit filed by Google.