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We know that Fujitsu has committed to an aggressive Cloud Computing strategy, as I learned in an interview with Fujitsu Executive SVP Kazuo Ishida back in April. But the company is being modest with respect to this major major announcement with China Mobile, with a China-based Fujitsu ...
Organizations large and small are already using cloud computing to dramatically increase the flexibility of their IT infrastructure and reduce their costs. In his general session at the 7th International Cloud Expo, Ranga Rangachari, Senior Director, Cloud Strategy, at Red Hat, will...
Teradici and Wyse haveannounced their selection as the face of VMworld Labs – an intensive learning environment that provides up to 240 concurrent lab sessions covering 30 topics on VMware virtualization solutions. VMware expects to deliver 5,000 live lab sessions on 46,000 virtual ...
Wyse Technology on Wednesday announced the launch of the Wyse X50c mobile thin client with PCoIP and a new, more powerful software system. Ideally suited for campus roaming access to virtual desktops, the Wyse X50c provides a flexible yet secure lightweight device that’s easier to mana...
Wyse Technology, a provider of cloud client computing, on Tuesday announced enhancements to the company's innovative virtualization software solutions, Wyse Virtual Desktop Accelerator (VDA) and Wyse TCX Suite. Wyse VDA is a software-only solution for Wyse devices and supported PCs in...
KT, Korea’s largest fixed-line operator and its second-largest mobile carrier, which wants to be the number one player in its markets, has launched the country’s first large-scale private cloud like Amazon or Google in conjunction with U.S.-based IaaS outfit Cloudscaling. KT plans to ...
Crosscheck Networks, Inc. (http://www.crosschecknet.com) today introduced the next generation of its flagship product, Forum Sentry v8.0, helping organizations seamlessly migrate their enterprise SOA deployments to the cloud while capitalizing on the cloud computing model for busine...
One of the issues surrounding cloud adoption is the data governance requirements a customer may have, and what, if any, controls the cloud provider offers. For example, a financial institution within a jurisdiction such as Switzerland or Australia has regulatory compliance requirements...
Proware's Exclusive EMEA Distribution Partner, Fortuna Power Systems, Now Seeking Additional Reseller Partners in the UKBasingstoke, UK, 22nd September 2010 - Proware's exclusive UK distribution partner, Fortuna Power Systems, today announced the EMEA launch of the Proware EPICa 4423 F...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Terremark, a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 7th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–4, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA....
NaviSite on Monday announced that DAI selected NaviSite’s cloud-based Managed Application Services (MAS) to provide a fully managed and hosted solution for its Oracle E-Business suite applications. “We are extremely excited about the prospects of working with DAI as they migrate their ...
Upstream players are calling for a simpler and more unified computing environment to help them manage information overload, according to a Microsoft Corp. and Accenture survey released today at SPE's Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in Florence. Sixty-four percent c...
Oil and gas industry sees promise in IT standards, service-oriented architectures, cloud computing and social media; gives nod to upstream computing collaboration.
No longer is the private cloud mere fodder for academic debate; it is an actionable, impactful strategy for reducing operating and capital expenses in the data center while increasing overall business agility. In his session at the 7th International Cloud Expo, Brian Wilson, Director...
Through the 'Rack4Acres' initiative, in conjunction with Rainforest Concern and supported by Green IT magazine, iomart Hosting will sponsor an acre of cloud rainforest for every additional megawatt of power that is consumed from September this year within its five UK data centres. This...
Aspera, Inc. on Friday introduced three new software products that expand the Aspera ecosystem for transporting and managing digital assets at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance or network conditions. The new solutions – Aspera Sync, Aspera Orchestrator and Asper...
The current Cloud adoption, development, and implementations generally lack a sophisticated and disciplined method, largely due to the nature of immature and changing Cloud computing. A holistic approach is sought to cope with various issues and concerns
NetSuite and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) on Thursday announced a partnership aimed at helping finance executives succeed in adopting cloud software technology as this powerful new force in computing transforms the role of the CFO and the practice of corporate finance ...
Immunet, the developer of next-generation security and Cloud AntiVirus technologies, on Tuesday announced it has reached over 500,000 users of its free AntiVirus product, Immunet Protect. Immunet Protect 2.0 launched in June 2010 and received a 4.5 star rating from CNET. Immunet provid...
Apptio, a provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, on Wednesday announced new capabilities that track the cost, quality and utilization of private cloud infrastructures. The new Private Cloud Business Management solution integrates with VMware and other IT ...
How Does a Small to Mid-Sized Business Succeed. As a small business, we have all felt the pressure as the United States continues sinking into more debt. It is important that we learn from past mistakes, and as small businesses, avoid following in the footsteps that lead to a downward ...
Stonesoft, an innovative provider of integrated network security and business continuity solutions, today announced the extended availability of the StoneGate MobileID authentication software token for five additional platforms: Apple Mac OS, iPod, iPhone, iPad and Google Android. Incl...
The bidding for 3PAR now stands at $30 a share. That's like two billion bucks, pushing passed what appeared to be hysterical speculation about how far into the clouds the offers could go just days ago. Dell this morning rolled out of bed and matched HP's price late yesterday of $27 ...
SoftLayer Technologies, an on-demand data center services provider, on Thursday announced its inclusion in the 2010 Inc. 500|5000 list. The company was ranked 155th overall, and 12th in the IT Services industry, based on revenue growth from 2006 to 2009. Issued annually, the Inc. 500|...
AmpliStor is a revolutionary alternative to RAID which is designed from the ground up to build large-scale storage infrastructures. Rather than avoiding the weaknesses of RAID through workarounds or small enhancements, Amplidata designed a whole new concept of storage that guarantees u...
Now you can test and diagnose Internet-facing applications under immense global peak loads using the power of the cloud. Check out the key features and benefits of SilkPerformer CloudBurst from Micro Focus for insight into the value this brings your performance testing challenges.
Cloud will accelerate adoption of a wide range of apps, including those for Semantic 'Web 3.0'
SugarCRM, a provider of open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, announced unprecedented success of its Open+ Partner Program in the first half of 2010. The company added 50 new partners across the globe during the period, and existing partners have grown their busi...
Ovum does not expect a ‘big bang’ implementation of cloud governance, but rather a gradual build-up that provides an opportunity to launch and/or reinvigorate other governance efforts. The first meeting of Australia's Leading CIOs has just taken place in Queensland. The event itself s...
Day Software Holding AG, a provider of open, standard-based content infrastructure and content management software, on Wednesday announced record revenue growth and strong operating results for the first half of 2010. In a separate announcement, Day Software also announced today that i...
Adobe Systems Incorporated and Day Software Holding AG announced the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Adobe to launch a public tender offer to acquire all of the publicly held registered shares of Day Software for CHF139 per share in cash in a transaction valu...
Leading enterprises are revolutionizing the delivery of IT today. In his keynote at SYS-CON's 7th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–4, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, Tony Bishop, the CEO of Adaptivity, will showcase multiple c...
The flexibility of cloud computing could help organizations recover from the current global economic downturn, according to 68 percent of IT and businesses decision makers who participated in an annual study commissioned by Savvis, Inc., a provider of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT...
Mimecast, a supplier of cloud-based email security, continuity, policy control and archiving, on Thursday announced the results of the second annual Mimecast Cloud Adoption Survey, an annual research report examining attitudes to cloud computing services amongst IT decision-makers in U...
CloudApps, a provider of sustainability and carbon management solutions, announced on Thursday that Stephen Kelly has joined its board. A senior industry figure, Kelly is one of the most successful CEOs in the European technology industry. Kelly's appointment further bolsters CloudApps...
Gluster, a provider of open source storage solutions, on Tuesday announced that Envoy Media Group, a multi-media marketing firm, has chosen Gluster, to provide a responsive and highly reliable storage solution for its content delivery platform running entirely on Amazon Web Services (A...
iomart Hosting, a provider of managed hosting and cloud computing services, is supporting the delivery of an online English language learning programme to children in the Republic of Korea. iomart Hosting is working with BETT 2010 award winners Manic Monkey to deliver an interactive En...
Need a pair of shoes, an airline ticket, or a book? Looking for 100 servers to get you through an online sales rush? No problem. Go online and your needs are (nearly) instantaneously fulfilled. Instant gratification may be the single greatest driver in the revolution that is fueled by ...
IBM on Thursday announced a new IBM Cloud Computing Competence Center in Ehningen, Germany, which will provide a broad range of cloud solutions and services to clients locally and internationally. Located in Ehningen, Germany, home to IBM's largest data center in Europe, the new facil...
Demand for private clouds remains undiminished in 2010, with 28 percent of organizations planning a deployment in 2010, according to the third annual benchmark survey of delegates by Platform Computing at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC'10) in June. While the level of ...