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 April 2013
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
The next Ubuntu release, coming soon, will include VMware plug-ins for the Quantum networking platform in OpenStack.
Mashery manages APIs for Aetna, Best Buy and The New York Times.
Aggressive OpenStack vendor partners with Juniper for virtual networking, declares Amazon "de facto standard."
Red Hat Distribution OpenStack (RDO) comes in free and commercially-supported versions for private cloud builders.
Previously a developer's platform, Microsoft Azure will now compete directly with Amazon Web Services, match it on IaaS pricing.
IaaS provider will enlist partners to add Rackspace data center locations around the world, strengthen competitiveness with the likes of CenturyLink Savvis, Verizon Terremark.
HP's cloud services will add a set of mobile device services that includes file sharing capabilities to challenge Dropbox.
Microsoft adds third-party Cloud Cruiser billing system for on-premises and Windows Azure operations, encouraging use of hybrid cloud.
CA lawsuit involves app performance technology acquired when it bought Wily Technology.
ScienceLogic's release 7.3 of its EM7 system helps manage hybrid cloud environments, including on-premises and public cloud workloads.
Piston releases 2.0 version of Enterprise OpenStack, a pre-configured cloud OS loaded on a memory device, ready for building private clouds. Will enterprises go that route?
Netflix chief cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft shares five money-saving maneuvers for big Amazon Web Services users.
How can you avoid cost overruns with infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from Amazon and other cloud services? Cloud usage assessment vendors Cloudability and Cloudyn share tips.
OpenStack forges ahead into software-defined networking, giving the open source project a chance to match or surpass proprietary rivals in a key area.
Margaret Dawson, an outspoken veteran of startups who has become HP's cloud guru, plays up OpenStack over Amazon's potential for HP customers.
Systems of engagement will steal the spotlight from systems of record, and Internet-connected machines will change business analytics forever, Cloud Connect keynote speakers say.
SoftLayer touts bare metal cloud service for big data analytics, offers MongoDB with the push of a button.
MuleSoft gets $37 million in new funding from backers including Salesforce.com; touts repository of 13,000 public APIs.
Apigee API Exchange sets up a neutral playing field for mobile apps to function -- and split revenue -- across carriers.