Deciphering Red Hat’s cloud computing strategy

Of the three primary Linux vendors (Canonical, Novell, and Red Hat), Canonical and Red Hat have made the biggest splashes in the cloud computing market. Canonical’s focus appears to be simple partnerships and bundling software, rather than the comprehensive enterprise products offered by Red Hat. At its 2010 Summit, Red Hat provided a complete and

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UPDATE: Microsoft COO: ‘We Are Going To Lead With the Cloud’

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)–Cloud computing tops a four-point plan Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has developed for maintaining its position in the business-software market, Kevin Turner, the company’s chief operating officer, said Thursday. “We are going to lead with the cloud,” Turner said at the Redmond, Wash. software giant’s analyst day. “It helps position Microsoft to sell

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BMC Software Shifts Gears And Bets On The Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)-BMC Software Inc. (BMC) made its name doing the unglamorous work of streamlining corporate data centers. Now it is riding one of the technology industry’s biggest waves: cloud computing. Over the past 18 months, BMC has begun helping clients build and manage more than 150 cloud-based data centers. The company’s customers include

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