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Coupa Software, a provider of disruptive and innovative cloud spend management (CSM) solutions, on Thursday announced significant momentum spanning customer implementations, user adoption, new product enhancements and new customer acquisitions. Coupa has experienced an astonishing 96%...
Soonr, Inc. launched on Wednesday a program designed to give VARs the ability to launch a cloud service while maintaining their own corporate brand. The offering provides an online collaborative workspace for business users that share documents and it also provides the mobile worker th...
IBM on Thursday announced plans to enlist some of the company's leading scientists and technologists to help medical practitioners and insurance companies provide high-quality, evidence-based care to patients. As part of this initiative, IBM is collaborating with clinicians in medical ...
Gartner Inc. has placed Verizon Business in the Leaders quadrant among Asia-Pacific network services providers in Gartner's new report, "Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers."(i) The report evaluates providers of international network services to multinational c...
NetSuite, a provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) / financial suites, on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with Sunway E-Systems (SES), one of Southeast Asia's leading integrators of technology-enabled business transformation and a subsidiary of the Sunway...
One of the biggest obstacles to sharing patient information electronically is that health care systems and providers use a wide range of incompatible IT platforms and software to create and store data in various formats. A new service - the Verizon Health Information Exchange - will so...
Partner integration is a complex and burdensome task. But it just got a lot easier. Ariba, Inc., a provider of collaborative business commerce solutions, and Hubspan Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business integration solutions, on Tuesday announced a new service designed to h...
Sitecore, a provider of .NET Web Content Management System (CMS) software on Monday announced Sitecore CMS 6.3. This solution is for global businesses interested in cost-effectively deploying website delivery centers with a cloud computing strategy. Sitecore customers and partners can ...
MTI, a provider of consulting services and comprehensive information infrastructure solutions for mid- to large-size organisations, has sold the first Vblock 1 solution in Europe. The customer, Cobweb, is a leading managed services provider in the UK and Europe. Vblock infrastructure p...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Compuware, the global leader in application performance, 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. Cloud Computing o...
Bluewolf on Tuesday announced that its customer HID Global, the trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, is better serving its OEM, distributor and integrator customers due its successful Salesforce CRM implementation. The complex deployment utilized Bluewolf's ...
On Wednesday IBM announced, in collaboration with the European Union, industry and academia, the launch of a research consortium which aims to help businesses more easily take advantage of Internet-based services - or "e-services" - to create collaborative business operations and achie...
AMD wants to play in the cloud where people buy lots and lots of servers to run lots and lots of small jobs so it’s come up with a $99–$698 version of its Opteron chip that it says is specifically designed for clouds and hyperscale data centers. The Opteron 4000 series, a k a Lisbon,...
DataCore Software, a provider of storage virtualization software, on Monday announced that Waterstons, a Gold Accredited Partner, has selected DataCore storage virtualization software to provide the infrastructure to power their cloud-based computing service. Waterstons provides clou...
Zuora was admitted to Azure’s chi-chi hand-picked TAP club as its charter cloud-based billing supplier when the two-year-old start-up, with some handholding by Microsoft, delivered the Zuora Toolkit for Windows Azure, which developers and ISVs can use to monetize their pay-as-you-go Az...
Cloud Expo announced today that it has launched a new Twitter site called http://twitter.com/CloudJobFair. CloudJobFair will provide a continually updated list of jobs available in the field of cloud computing throughout the world. Looking for a job in the cloud? This is a great way...
There are two secrets you should know about cloud computing: first, it only works if you manage it right. Second, most organizations aren’t set up to manage it right. Companies are learning the value of the cloud through pilot projects for email, development and test platforms, and va...
With today’s global and distributed commerce, organizations of all sizes are having to collaborate and exchange information with a growing ecosystem of divisions, partners and customers. Most companies want to communicate electronically and in real time, but beyond email, managing the ...
You know I'm a big fan of the cloud and it just keeps getting more and more interesting. Now the next generation of cloud computing is upon us. It’s mobile, collaborative, and social and available today with Cloud 2. It’s changing everything! A big salesforce.com event in...
SoftLayer Technologies, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, announced on Wednesday it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's North America 100 award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the world North Am...
iomart Hosting has been signed up by football statistics website 11v11.com to provide round-the-clock managed hosting support in preparation for a surge of interest during the World Cup. 11v11.com is the Association of Football Statisticians' official website and has almost every possi...
Aepona is pleased to announce that it is the joint recipient of a Global Telecoms Business 2010 Innovation Award. Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO of TELUS, Graham Trickey, Senior Director at the GSMA, and Michael Crossey, VP Marketing at Aepona accepted the award on behalf of Bell Canada, Rogers W...
Public cloud, private cloud and the hybrid cloud…is this the modern day love triangle? Although cloud computing has come a long way, many enterprises, large and small, are unclear about the concept and what will work best for them. When businesses mention cloud computing, they’re nor...
There’s little doubt that cloud computing is here to stay. In fact, analyst group Gartner believes that cloud computing will reach critical mass by 2015. The reasons for moving to the cloud are compelling. If cloud providers purchase and maintain the IT infrastructure that drives your ...
Managed hosting and cloud computing service company iomart Group plc (AIM: IOM) has today announced its full-year results, reporting impressive customer and revenue growth, a strong balance sheet, significant adoption of cloud hosting services and the securing of a GBP 10M acquisition ...
Voltaire Ltd., a provider of scale-out data center fabrics, and Platform Computing, a provider of cluster, grid and cloud management software, on Tuesday announced a partnership to deliver optimized and automated management of data center resources, in virtualized and cloud computing e...
Brazil’s poor record in the promotion of innovation and in the adoption of new technologies is not news. In addition, a heavy tax burden, which may have helped weather the crisis in 2008, is, however, a major obstacle to entrepreneurship. These factors, combined with the lack of invest...
Nimsoft, a business unit of CA Technologies, on Wednesday announced that SoftLayer, a provider of hosting and cloud computing solutions, will standardize on the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution (NMS) to offer enhanced infrastructure and application solutions to its managed hosting customers...
As more vendors dive into the cloud computing market, every possible claim regarding the supposed benefits of moving to a cloud-based service is being made. I ran across an article titled ” Why Cloud-based Monitoring is more reliable and secure than Nagios. ” The author, who represent...
Most organizations today continue to view technology as merely a back-office cost center, a viewpoint that diminishes the breadth of Enterprise IT's impact on a firm's competitive profile. To contribute to strategic growth, IT's role has to be understood as far more than a repository o...
Gladinet has delivered an innovative cloud storage access platform for EMC Atmos cloud storage platform. Building on the successful desktop integration technology of Cloud Desktop, Gladinet CloudAFS (Cloud Attached File Server) enables small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to attach ...
Adaptivity provides integrated solutions that automate IT Delivery optimization across enterprise computing environments. In this exclusive Q&A for Cloud Computing Journal with Cloud Expo Conference Chair, Jeremy Geelan, Tony Bishop – CEO of Adaptivity – discusses Adaptivity’s “IT Tran...
Univa UD, a provider of cloud management software, has announced that Aspera Inc. and Univa will leverage both companies’ technologies to deliver seamless, end-to-end private, public and hybrid cloud resource management and large bulk data transfer solutions for cloud computing custome...
NaviSite, a provider of cloud-enabled enterprise hosting and application management services, on Monday announced that Harrods, the renowned department store in London, has selected NaviSite for a PCI-compliant web hosting solution. Harrods, considered the world’s most famous departm...
It seems it’s not that easy to use the cloud for storing mainstream Microsoft applications – or other people’s mainstream applications for that matter – at least according to the budding integration start-up StorSimple. And there must be something to it because it emerged from stealth...
NTT America, a subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, is moving into the U.S. public cloud market expecting to cross swords with all the usual suspects in the fight to woo the enterprise, particularly with fellow carriers AT&T and Verizon. NTT is behaving remarkably spry for a...
Databerry announced on Friday that it has joined the Partner Network with Rackspace Hosting, a provider of web hosting and cloud computing industry. This relationship will increase targeted exposure and reputation for both companies, as well as add mutual value for their current client...
NTT America on Tuesday announced that it is leveraging OpSource’s cloud capabilities, the NTT Communications’ Global IP Network and NTT America’s highly secure data center infrastructure to deliver an enterprise-grade, multi-tenant public cloud solution to its customers in the U.S. mar...
IBM on Monday announced it has acquired Cast Iron Systems to broaden the delivery of cloud computing services for clients. Cast Iron Systems, a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA, delivers industry-leading cloud integration software, appliances and services. Financial te...
CallTower, a provider of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), on Tuesday announced its integrated voice service with Microsoft's Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS) offerings. Customers now can choose CallTower to supply hosted VoIP services and receive a compreh...