Amid Poor Results Overall, IBM’s Cloud Business Growing

IBM now makes $4.5 billion in revenue from cloud delivered as a service – that’s separate from private cloud infrastructure it helps customers set up in their own data centers – which is less than Amazon Web Services’ $7.3 billion 12-month revenue run rate but 45 percent more than IBM’s own cloud revenue one year ago. Read More

Most AWS Customers Using MSPs or Considering It

Three in five Amazon Web Services customers manage AWS without the help of a partner or third party, but the majority of those would consider it, as customers seek a balance between the advantages and challenges of the infrastructure giant. This is one of the results of a survey of… Read More

Equinix Intros Converged Infrastructure that Connects to AWS

Equinix today announced new professional services to help customers configure their networks to work with Amazon Web Services Direct Connect through the Equinix Cloud Exchange platform and a blueprint for a Cisco-NetApp converged infrastructure solution for Direct Connect customers who don’t already have infrastructure inside Equinix data centers that can be connected to the Amazon cloud. Read More

Rackspace Brings Signature Fanatical Support to AWS

Rackspace announced the launch of its anticipated AWS managed services offerings Tuesday at AWS re:Invent. A post to the official Rackspace blog accompanying the announcement asked the obvious question: Why is Rackspace supporting Amazon Web Services?
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