Microsoft this week released the first public preview of its Hadoop on Windows Azure service, called HDInsight.
IBM may be looking to acquire a major infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, according to published reports.
On Monday IBM announced that the company is aligning all of its cloud infrastructure offerings around the open source OpenStack initiative.
Red Hat Inc. last week announced the contribution of its Hadoop plug-in to the Apache open source community.
Amazon yesterday launched a new app management service aimed at developers wanting to automate the deployment, scaling and modeling of application creation.
Zend Technologies on Tuesday announced the general availability of Zend Server 6 and version 10 of its Zend Studio IDE.
A new cloud-based offering from Skytap aims to aid in agile development and testing processes for Visual Studio developers.
Red Hat on Tuesday said it has closed the $104 million deal announced last month during the holidays with ManageIQ.
Amazon Web Services announced that its EC2 cloud infrastructure can now support high-memory cluster instances for larger processing jobs.
Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees is expanding its partner ecosystem with a new Services Partner Program, which offers new support for system integrators (SIs), Web designers and software development consultants.
EMC Corporation this week confirmed rumors that former VMware chief exec Paul Maritz, now EMC chief strategy officer, will lead a new corporate spinoff that will manage products from several divisions.
10gen, the creator and chief commercial sponsor of the open-source MongoDB NoSQL database, has announced a new Cloud Subscription version of the database.
Red Hat today launched a new version of its OpenShift cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) packaged for enterprise consumption.
VMware-sponsored Cloud Foundry announced this week it has moved to simplify its effort to provide PaaS interoperability with the introduction of Cloud Foundry Core.
VMware has launched the latest version of its in-memory data platform, vFabric GemFire 7.0, which offers new features aimed at making it easier for Java developers to build apps that process massive volumes of data and scale within the cloud.
Continuuity Inc. this week announced Big Data AppFabric, consisting of big data application development tools and an application runtime platform running in the cloud.
IBM emphasized Platform as a Service (PaaS) as the next frontier for enterprise cloud computing at its annual Cloud Innovation Forum in New York last week.
Precog recently announced the launch of its big data infrastructure platform in public beta, aiming to simplify the capture, storage and analysis of large amounts of data by developers through the use of cloud-based APIs.
Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.
IBM and AT&T said they are getting together to offer their shared customers cloud services that use IBM's compute and storage infrastructure, and network connectivity provided by AT&T.