By the end of this decade it could be possible to automate datacentres to the point where humans need never enter them. The robotic datacentre could mean profound changes for the cloud
By 2020, cloud computing is set to become a standard part of enterprise IT - yet it faces a number of key challenges that need to be addressed before it can really hit prime time
The ambitious launch sees Rackspace bet that the future lies with an open-source cloud system, though the technology is unproven
What are the issues, challenges and technologies that will frustrate and inspire those working on the cloud in 2020?
The just-released Chaos Monkey tool lets cloud administrators unleash a mischievous program onto their cloud to randomly break components. But why would anyone want to do this?
A complex method of structuring networks could help large datacentre operators respond to hardware failures and allow them to buy less expensive IT equipment
Amazon plans to spend almost $1bn on fixed assets, suggesting it's laying the ground for more capacity in its Amazon Web Services cloud. Here's a prediction on where it might build
Google and Microsoft's cloud revamps look set to dramatically change the competitive marketplace for infrastructure-as-a-service, but people are sceptical of their ability to dethrone Amazon
Cloud providers large and small can take two key lessons in customer outreach from the outage this week of a small cloud DNS service
Google is calling on some of its most sensitive technologies in an attempt to give its cloud greater redundancy and reliability than Amazon Web Services's cloud, though it plans to keep them proprietary