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 2015
Red Hat looks to boost its cloud development platform by giving it a Commons where developers may exchange best practices.
Docker introduces three orchestration tools designed to help deploy distributed applications.
Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
Google's virtual networking software stopped providing routing updates, and customers lost their connections to the outside world.
As containers rise in importance for data center innovation, the Rocket project has attracted 50 contributors in its bid against today's de facto option, Docker.
Two leaders for Google's cloud computing services talk about how they use containers in the data center, and why virtual machines also remain critical to their strategy.
Heroku has added access controls and code deployment capabilities to its Platform-as-a-Service, which runs on top of Amazon's EC2.
Infrastructure-as-a-service has moved toward commodity status, spurring Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and others to add services and specialties.
The recent VMware and Google partnership shows how far competitors will go to keep would-be cloud customers from flocking to Amazon.
First American title insurance ramps up Azure spending as Apptio expense metrics show a gain versus on-premises virtual machines.
Interest in Docker runs high, even among practiced virtual machine users. One big question: Who will provide container management?
Containers are the hottest topic in the data center. Here are the essentials that every well-informed IT pro should know and be able to explain.
Oracle Linux is available in a Docker container on the Docker Hub, which should aid development and database app mobility.
Equinix is offering Cloud Exchange, where customers can select the cloud they want to connect with.
Software defined networking is key to VMware's data center ambitions, so it's selling NSX-as-a-service through the vCloud Air public cloud.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger urges IT to manage virtualized resources, not physical hardware and networks.
VMware's vSphere 6 lets companies shift running virtual workloads up to 3,000 miles away.