Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
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Announced today, Docker Inc's fourth round of investment gives it a $95m pot to deepen integration with AWS, IBM and Microsoft and add new features.
Nine new suppliers including Dimension Data and iiNet have joined companies such as Microsoft and IBM on the Australian government's cloud services panel.
When IBM signed up for Basic and DOS in 1980, Microsoft was tiny (40 staff) compared to Big Blue (341,279). But in the latest round of quarterly results, Microsoft unveiled bigger revenues, and it has 10x more cash in the bank.
Microsoft has fired the latest salvo in a case to keep US agents from having access to customer data stored overseas.
IBM will be helping Fire and Rescue NSW move its corporate workload to the IBM cloud infrastructure, which is based in the NSW government's datacentre.
Big Blue is planning to set up its own cloud datacentre in South Korea next year to expand in the local market, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
Microsoft and IBM have forged a new alliance bringing more of IBM's enterprise software and services to Azure, and Microsoft's enterprise software to IBM's cloud platforms.
IBM's cloud services business SoftLayer is set to open its first Australian datacentre in Melbourne in September, with a second datacentre planned for Sydney later this year.
Big Blue to open new London datacentre as part of its $1.2bn investment in its SoftLayer cloud services worldwide.
The industry group representing Apple, Microsoft, HP and IBM has argued that if Australian competition law is changed to ban the so-called Australia tax on technology, it might drive companies out of the country.
If Microsoft wins its fight against a search warrant for email on Irish soil, it could deliver a windfall to all US cloud providers.
IBM wins a major contract to help create a National Infrastructure Platform for the New Zealand health sector and to consolidate around 40 datacentres.
Google's game of cloud catch-up continues as it launches Asia Pacific zone to better compete with the likes of AWS, Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer, three rivals already in the region.
This new pro-patent business consortium may boast some of industry's heaviest hitters — Apple, GE, IBM, and Microsoft — but it really doesn't have much of a message.
Cloud company Salesforce.com makes it into the ranking of the top 10 enterprise software companies for the first time.
It is important to note that even though the report was published in March 2014, the results actually pertain to 2012.
The award-winning partner of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, EMC, TIBCO and Salesforce.com buys ForwardThink Group, a financial services consulting specialist.
In 1977 I decided to buy a computer. Microsoft and Apple were newly founded, the IBM PC was years away and there were no killer apps. It took over a year, but I had to have one and it changed my life.
Twitter leased the largest amount of datacentre space, while Microsoft and Google spent the most on self-built facilities, according to a new report.
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