Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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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 May 2012
Look for cloud computing prices to continue falling as vendors compete for enterprise IT workloads. Second in our series on cloud computing pricing.
Many CIOs have their doubts. In this series, we examine why cloud costs remain so hard to judge.
CEO Marten Mickos makes the case that Amazon compatibility in private clouds, with support for major hypervisors, is Eucalyptus' competitive edge.
VMware-commissioned study claims advanced management capabilities make VMware less expensive than Microsoft virtualization products when you factor in admin time. But beware the red flags.
Highly respected researcher Jim Gray contributed to relational database development and early big data projects. More than five years ago, he and his sailboat disappeared near the Farallon Islands.
IBM expands private, public, and hybrid cloud options for customers with its SmartCloud offerings, including IaaS in IBM data centers with dedicated servers.
Mule iON SaaS edition provides tools, workflow to relieve the pain of trying to integrate software-as-a-service applications.
VMware seeks to help build the next wave of data center applications by expanding the capabilities of its vFabric Suite.
On-demand dynamic content service with flat-rate pricing may give Amazon's CloudFront an advantage against players including Akamai, Dell, and Microsoft.
Dell announces second startup partnership in the desktop virtualization market in less than a week. Here's a look at Unidesk's secret sauce.
Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Release 3.4 increases storage options and enhances security for virtual desktops.
VMware CTO Steve Herrod predicts that all data center resources will be virtualized and governed by a unified console.
At Interop 2012, Zynga CTO Allan Leinwand explains how the social
gaming company achieved its successful mix of private and public cloud operations and what you can learn from Zynga's experience.
Dell partners with Desktone to become a direct supplier of virtual desktops. Here's how this twist on desktop virtualization differs from Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.
CloudStack will be another choice for building private clouds, says Citrix exec Peder Ulander. Can these two similar open source projects survive?
VMware Wednesday launched VMware View 5.1, desktop virtualization technology designed to ease storage requirements and management chores; new vCenter management tools speed desktop provisioning.