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 December 2015
When FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Sports Science turn their analytics on Stephen Curry's stats, surprising things show up.
Red Hat finishes 2015 on a strong financial note, with OpenShift 3.1 positioned as its next-generation cloud application development platform.
Reports suggest Amazon is conducting a pilot experiment in air freight delivery at an Ohio airport due to dissatisfaction with UPS and FedEx deliveries.
Amazon used to have a clear definition of what a virtual CPU was. Now it goes by a "variety of measures," making cloud comparison difficult.
Cloud Foundry aims to become the cross-vendor platform for producing the next generation of applications with new cloud supplier certification.
Cloud computing showed a rapidly changing face in 2015 as many vendors altered their strategies to deal with Amazon's clear dominance. Check out these seven gains and three setbacks that prove how volatile the cloud was over the past year.
Equinix, the operator of 100 data center/telecom hubs, wants to make going to the cloud a pattern for many enterprise communications.
Amazon adds an enterprise version of Microsoft's Active Directory in its EC2 cloud as a managed service to appeal to enterprise users.
Giant Eagle selects IBM for cloud service, primarily due to availability of bare-metal option for legacy IT systems.
Red Hat has stayed out of the public cloud provider role, but it's wading deep into cloud management with CloudForms 4. Support for Microsoft's Azure cloud has been added to its hybrid management approach, with services for additional cloud vendors on the horizon.
Container spec has been sanctioned as a self-governing project under the Linux Foundation umbrella. Next up: election of its Technical Advisory Board.
Calico open source project extends its reach to CoreOS' Tectonic container orchestrator for cloud container scalability plus security.
Amazon has long spurned the move, but a new emphasis on enterprise computing dictates that the company offer single-tenant hosts for customers.