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 2011
After a stringent review, two Terremark infrastructure-as-a-service data centers deemed secure enough for Defense Department operations.
Transferring applications and data from one data center to another will soon become a service, not a monumental chore.
Database system adds fine-grained queries of relational systems to NoSQL approach.
Startup's USB "cloud key" with OpenStack and PentOS plugs into the switch at the top of a server rack, automates configuration.
Diablo upgrade of cloud open source project adds a service monitoring dashboard, like Amazon's CloudWatch, as well as Active Directory user authentication.
Startup Tellago Studios lets IT managers control servers from iPhones, Androids, or Windows Phones, through a cloud link.
Six months after the Open Virtualization Alliance launched, Linux-based KVM hasn’t gained on VMware, Microsoft, or Citrix.
As some Wall Street firms prepare to license NYSE trading systems in the cloud to outsiders for short use periods, a privileged club opens.
Like rival Amazon, Savvis adds locations as it preps for a future full of global, competing chains of data centers.
Version 2.0 of the brainchild of database guru Michael Stonebraker debuts. Scales across 300 cores and processes 1.6 million transactions per second.
Several implementers have moved far beyond initial goals and are now shooting for a completely virtualized data center; Westcon says it's there.
Paul DePodesta helped build the Oakland Athletics baseball team into contenders by developing new metrics that better determined a player's true value. His advice can help business managers.
CIO Rob Carter describes how FedEx plunged ahead on its journey to private cloud computing, relying on observations from partners and industry leaders.
Microsoft explains why its email service disappeared from the Internet's Domain Name System.
Protests alert Microsoft to Hotmail problem Thursday night; users from around the world chime in until service restored.
The pharmaceutical company uses technology to bring new openness -- and efficiency -- to lifesaving research. One in a series of profiles of InformationWeek 500 innovators.
Heavy truck maker, the No. 1 company in our 2011 InformationWeek 500 ranking, makes its mark with in-vehicle electronics.
Algorithmic intelligence sifts through hundreds of daily alerts to pinpoint the issues that really matter in the virtualized enterprise data center.
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, just over the horizon, poses a larger threat than Microsoft, long-term.