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 August 2014
Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
VMware takes pains to say that Linux containers will complement, not replace, virtual machines.
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.
VMware unveils a slate of virtualization, hybrid cloud, and management announcements as its VMworld user conference opens.
CenturyLink's cloud unit offers racks inside its data centers with the isolation characteristics of a private cloud.
The need to develop cloud applications with a new architecture is changing the nature of platform-as-a-service.
Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.
US District Court dismisses Rimini Street's counterclaims of defamation and unfair trade practices, agrees that it engaged in "massive theft" of Oracle's intellectual property as trial moves closer.
Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
With the help of in-depth Gartner analysis, InformationWeek takes a closer look at the cost of managing Amazon vs. Azure.
Startup Platform9 launches management system that has Linux containers and virtual machines running side by side.
CenturyLink takes open source route with its Panamax system for Docker management in a bid for developers building complex cloud apps.
Milliman, one of the world's largest actuarial firms, extols the benefits of SaaS to its insurance users.
Goodwill Industries finds lower costs, plus benefits from IT staff working on higher value projects.
Why does calculating cloud ROI remain so tough? Examine the tactics used by two cloud innovators, GE and Airbnb -- plus our exclusive survey.