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 February 2014
Swiss cloud service supplier CloudSigma, in partnership with CompatibleOne, lets customers provision and track multiple cloud workloads through a single interface.
Eric Chiu, co-founder of HyTrust, says cloud operations will require "layered security" and encrypted virtual machines when at rest.
Adds new set of Hyperscale servers equipped with SSDs to address most ambitious public cloud users.
With BlueMix, IBM gives customers a cloud path for legacy apps. Here's how SoftLayer, Cloud Foundry, and WebSphere tools fit in.
Verizon Cloud is still in the process of revamping itself into a cloud service competitor. CloudBees will add a deployment platform.
In response to court judgment, third-party support supplier Rimini Street tells customers to move Oracle software back into their own datacenters.
Gartner creates new cloud category -- integration platform-as-a-service -- and starts tracking a new class of service providers.
Unlikely partners team to offer Desktop-as-a-Service on Google Chromebooks. Will pricing lure users to move away from Windows XP systems?
Upstart service provider opens sixth datacenter, plans for new UK facility and more developer tools.
VMware shows strong profits in fourth quarter, renewed strength as IT spending revives. Commoditization? What commoditization?
SmartCloud Data Virtualization puts virtualized copies of application data in the cloud, then makes it available wherever it's most needed.
Google is Amazon's only real cloud threat, say observers including Cloudscaling's Randy Bias. But under new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, that's likely to morph.
Fidelity Investments works with ElectroRack, Delta Computer, and CPS to offer an innovative new rack design to the Open Compute Project.
Could open-source hardware shake up the datacenter the way Linux disrupted software? From Facebook to Fidelity, a few big companies say this concept works.