Over the past decade or so, cloud computing has evolved significantly. Ten years ago the landscape was far different as the cloud was mainly a platform limited to preserving technology-based sectors and allowing computer enthusiasts to develop and experiment with new ideas. Now however, it is a far different prospect. No longer kept behind closed doors and reserved for the few, the cloud is absolutely open for business. The platform has risen in popularity amongst more businesses for multiple reasons and to serve a huge range of sectors. So much so that Forrester research estimates that the global market for cloud computing will exceed $241 billion in 2020. Businesses embarking on a journey into the cloud however can feel overwhelmed by the vast array of options at their disposal, and it can be challenging to establish which options work best. In light of this, almost all these businesses would have asked themselves the same question: which is really better, and where does … [Read more...] about What’s next for the private cloud?
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SK Telecom and Nvidia will team up to launch GPU cloud solutions in South Korea, the companies have announced. The South Korean telco will launch its SKT Cloud for AI Learning, or SCALE, a private GPU cloud solution, within the year, it said. The solution has been in development for the past two years and has been applied it to its datacentres. Nvidia will provide technological support in AI for the solution. The US GPU maker's South Korean distributor BayNex will also provide technological support, while cloud managing firm INSOFT will oversee sales and maintenance. SK Telecom said AI solutions have been on the rise in finance, security, and factory automation as there were no solutions that helped manage GPU resources effectively. The telco said its solution will virtualize multiple GPU resources and will help companies develop and manage AI-based services. The company has been aggressive in adapting new technology to its services. In April, it announced it was … [Read more...] about SK Telecom, Nvidia to team up for GPU cloud solutions in South Korea
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – OpenStack Summit Vancouver 2018--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions today announced that Tata Communications, a global digital infrastructure provider, has selected Red Hat Cloud Suite, Red Hat’s broadest hybrid cloud offering, to help enhance its IZO™ Private Cloud service. By implementing Linux and Kubernetes -based Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat’s massively scalable cloud infrastructure, Tata Communications is able to offer its enterprise customers a reliable hybrid cloud experience across the globe.Today, enterprises are adopting private and hybrid cloud strategies to help address the complexity and competitive pressures created by the evolution of new technologies. Tata Communications’ IZO™ Private Cloud is an integrated cloud platform that allows enterprises to build a hybrid cloud … [Read more...] about Red Hat Helps Power Tata Communications’ IZO™ Private Cloud with OpenShift and OpenStack
Last week, the hybrid cloud landscape changed significantly. At the Microsoft Ignite conference, Microsoft and several hardware partners announced availability of the long-awaited Azure Stack. Think of it as a configurable rack of hardware that has a version of the Azure public cloud on it.Azure Stack is the private cloud that is on par with the public cloudFirst, let’s understand the value of Azure Stack. If you’re a Microsoft shop, chances are you’ve moved to the Azure public cloud and you’re at some stage in migration. So, if you need a private cloud—for reasons of security, compliance, or the fact that you’re just not cool with putting all your data in a public cloud—this technology is likely for you.What is unique about the Azure Stack private cloud is that it’s paired with a public cloud. So, workloads should move well between them without much, if any, refactoring. Indeed, Azure Stack is one of the first private clouds with … [Read more...] about Microsoft Azure Stack: Good private cloud technology you don’t need
Rackspace has partnered with HP Enterprise to offer pay-as-you-go private cloud services based on OpenStack.The new service will be available on 28 November.“We believe very much in a multi-cloud future where particularly medium and large companies are going to be using some public cloud, some private cloud, some on-premises, some off-premises,” Rackspace ANZ senior director and general manager Angus Dorney told Computerworld.“What we’re announcing today with HPE is a new model in the private cloud space in terms of adopting a very much public-cloud-like pricing model that we think gives customers more choice and removes some potential barriers to customers choosing that private cloud pathway.”The service will be available in customers’ data centres, within colocation facilities and within Rackspace’s data centres.The pricing model for the service will be “much more simplified” compared to public cloud services … [Read more...] about Rackspace and HPE offer public cloud-style pricing for private cloud