Articles By Brandon Butler

Experts share 5 tips to survive a cloud outage

"Everything fails, all the time," so says Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels. Amazon Web Services itself experienced a much publicized four-day service disruption last April, another outage in August and it had plenty of

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Brandon Butler

How community clouds can help your business

When Mathew Lodge, senior director of cloud services for VMware, looks out over the cloud landscape and envisions how it will continue to evolve, he sees community clouds playing a big role. And

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Brandon Butler

‘Self-healing’ cloud that detects, destroys threats in the works at MIT

What if a cloud computing infrastructure could recognize a cyberattack, eliminate it, and never stop working while all that is being done? That's what researchers at MIT, with help from the federal government,

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Brandon Butler

Amazon cloud service eases app development, automates business processes

Amazon's newest offering, announced Wednesday, is designed to ease application development and automate business processes.Amazon Web Services' Simple Workflow Service (SWF) is a portal for developers to build and run cloud-based or on-premise

Published on: February 23rd, 2012 Brandon Butler

Top brands rule Google+

The number of Google+ fans for the site's top 100 brands grew at a 1,400 per cent pace last month, but almost all of the new followers were concentrated in the top 10

Published on: February 17th, 2012 Brandon Butler