Q&A with Michael Behrendt on IBM’s Event-driven Programming Service Bluemix OpenWhisk

IBM joins a number of vendors making a play in the emerging paradigm of serverless computing with a new event-driven programming service for their Bluemix platform called OpenWhisk.http://www.infoq.com/news/2016/04/bluemix-ibm-interconnect


Cloud Storage: AWS vs Azure vs Google vs SoftLayer

In taking a strategic approach to choosing their cloud infrastructure, enterprise are opting for a mix of public and private clouds to ensure that they are using the most appropriate clouds for their workloads and applications.http://www.rightscale.com/blog/cloud-management-best-practices/cloud-storage-aws-vs-azure-vs-google-vs-softlayer

Shadow IT: Embrace Reality – Detect and Secure the Cloud Tools Your Employees Use

Cloud tools such as Dropbox, Google Docs, private email, social media and other sharing services create problems for employers. On one hand they allow employees to work across multiple locations without expensive collaboration tools.http://www.thewhir.com/blog/shadow-it-embrace-reality-detect-and-secure-the-cloud-tools-your-employees-use

RightScale’s State of the Multi-Cloud Looks Good

There are a lot of barometers of cloud adoption these days, and one that we look forward to seeing each year is the RightScale 2016 State of the Cloud Report. RightScale, an Equinix partner, surveys over 1,000 large enterprises and small and medium (SMB) businesses about their moves into the cloud.https://blog.equinix.com/blog/2016/03/29/rightscales-state-of-the-multi-cloud-looks-good/

Taking on the Data Explosion With Equinix Data Hub

The explosion of data ̶ an estimated 44 zettabytes by 2020 ̶ is causing enterprises to rethink their data infrastructures. And for good reason: The sheer volume of data is outstripping the enterprise’s ability to store, access, move, process, analyze and protect it.https://blog.equinix.com/blog/2016/04/13/taking-on-the-data-explosion-with-equinix-data-hub/