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 September 2010
Online tax filing system will be integrated with small and medium business' enterprise resource planning sources.
Combined with Novell Cloud Manager, the toolkit options for building workloads as virtual appliances, strive shorten customers' path to the cloud.
Front-end cloud management offerings expanded with server combinations for Java, PHP, Ruby, .Net software development.
Beyond broadening the tools it offers to build and manage internal cloud environments, adding the capacity management software specialist should bolster CA's ability to manage virtualized environments.
The code base for the open source look-alike suite to Microsoft Office has been moved outside Oracle by a new foundation, which claims it will further develop it.
Financial services firm Ganart's experience with the open source code as the basis for its check cashing kiosks indicates how Red Hat is positioning itself for growth in private clouds.
Bridging between Oracle and other relational database systems and frequently used NoSQL systems, Quest has undertaken a two-pronged approach to enlarging Toad's role in building database apps.
Development of Java and Java Virtual Machine will continue unabated and key parts of it will remain open source, Oracle told developers at Openworld.
Competition with Red Hat heats up with a modified Linux that Oracle says is best for running its software on its hardware.
In his first public appearance at Oracle, new co-president Mark Hurd steps out at OpenWorld as a champion of Oracle products and product direction.
The New York Post reported Sept. 15 that Novell was for sale and a deal in two parts was about to be consummated. The Wall Street Journal's Digital Network reported the next day that two of the companies involved in the talks are Attachmate and VMware. Might IBM be involved as well?
Mule 3.0 Enterprise Service Bus connects to outside resources moving it toward supplying both inside and outside connection paths.
System declutters private cloud resources and generates workloads on virtual machines from multiple vendors.
In a discussion on cloud computing at the InformationWeek 500 Conference, Eli Lilly CIO Michael Heim disclosed that his firm has explored options with BlueLock and Savvis. Eli Lilly thus far has been strongly identified as a marquis user of Amazon's EC2. Could it be about to switch? Probably not but there's reason to shop around.
A University of California at Santa Barbara researcher uses sound to highlight patterns hidden in complex data sets and present a more tangible representation to users.
The pharmaceutical firm relies on the public cloud for compute-intensive scientific and drug development research and sees more extensive use of cloud computing as essential to its future.
Picture of Health is recruiting staff for a firm that aims to "leverage technology in pursuit of better health."
Simplified online interface can be used by a business user without relational database administration experience, says company CEO.
BlueLock's CloudConnector overlays the VMware client and makes uses the new vCloud Director to coordinate workloads between an on-premises private cloud and BlueLock's public cloud.
Around the breakfast table at VMworld, attendees from places like Calgary, Little Rock and Charleston, S.C., remarked on how Ubuntu, Microsoft and Red Hat were barely visible at the show this year. Microsoft had a little booth I never succeeded in spotting; Red Hat had a 10-by-10 on the perimeter. It all suddenly seemed so obvious.
The VMworld closing general session in San Francisco showcased potential advances in the user interface that may allow more direct interaction with computer systems.
Desktop virtualization is a disruptive force to Windows and traditional forms of desktop applications, says VMware.
The Spring Framework has been expanded into a cloud application development platform capable of producing Java applications optimized to run in VMware virtual machines on a cloud cluster.