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The stock price of Cisco, a darling of the stock market for a long time, fell 16% and contributed to a 73 point drop in the Dow index on November 11, 2010. SalesForce, on the other hand, shot into the upper atmosphere, up by 18%. Interestingly, Cisco market cap fell by $24 billion, mor...
Novell, which has been on the block for months, said Monday morning that it’s selling out to Attachmate Corporation for $6.10 a share, or roughly $2.2 billion in cash. At the same time Novell said it’s also selling certain unidentified intellectual property to a thing called CPTN...
SoftLayer Technologies, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, and The Planet on Tuesday began merged operations under the SoftLayer name. The transaction merging the companies was completed on November 9, creating the largest hosting services provider in the world. T...
EMC is going to peel off $2.25 billion in cash money to buy scale-out NAS house Isilon Systems and that figure’s net of the money Isilon has in the bank. It’ll be paying $33.85 a share, roughly a 29% premium over Isilon’s closing price last Friday. Boy, was the Wall Street Journal wro...
Virident Systems, Inc., a provider PCI Express Solid-state Storage Solutions, on Tuesday announced that it has closed a new round of funding led by Sequoia Capital, the leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, known for investments in high-quality, growth-oriented companies. The Se...
Virident Systems, provider of the industry leading enterprise-class, PCIe Solid State Storage solution tachIOn, announced a new partnership with Sumisho Computer Systems Corporation (SCS), a leading provider of solutions and services to the Japanese enterprise and high-performance comp...
Pacific Controls, einer der weltbesten Entwickler und Anbieter von globalen Automatisierungslösungen, in Dubai ansässig, hat die Veröffentlichung seines GBots (Virtual Robots) bekannt gegeben, eine bahnbrechende Technologie, die das Management von Energiedienstleistungen und -anlag...
Newly elected Minister for Technology and Innovation Neil McEvoy commented from his Florida home that this was excellent news for his fellow Scotsmen, and that he was available for technical support later in the afternoon, after tennis. Yes of course a spoof, just to demonstrate the ty...
Cloudsoft, a British start-up born to take a crack at rolling out large-scale, distributed, transactional apps across multiple clouds, has figured out that portability is not mobility and that the live migration of virtual machines will only get you so far. It says if you really want...
Wyse Technology on Tuesday announced another alternative to the traditional PC with a new family of Cloud PCs – specially designed diskless PCs that get their Windows OS, applications and data from a private cloud, rather than a local HDD, providing significant benefits in TCO, managem...
The piano wants to write the next few pages of the “Cloud Concerto.” CIOs of 70 awfully big user establishments – complaining that they “can’t continue managing the cloud environment in the current way; we have to do something radically different” – have banded together as the Open D...
Glimmerglass Networks, a supplier of intelligent optical layer management solutions, on Thursday announced that Exallis will market and sell Glimmerglass products across Southern and Southeastern Europe. Exallis specializes in telecom system solutions and facilitating transitions to Ne...
Misys plc, the global application software and services company, announces a new strategic alliance with Microsoft Corp. This new initiative builds on last year's mission-critical applications development alliance and will deliver Misys' banking and capital markets applications via the...
It’s also interesting to see the importance of the hybrid model taking hold among industry insiders with many different perspectives. We saw this at VMworld 2010, where there was tremendous interest in hybrid clouds, from Paul Maritz’s keynote predicting a hybrid cloud future through m...
A major shift in the way companies obtain software and computing capacity is under way as more companies tap into Web-based applications. Cloud Computing refers to both the applications delivered as services over the Internet and the hardware and systems software in the data centers th...
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 ...