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NetSuite, a provider of cloud computing business management software suites, on Monday announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited ( WIT). The partnership aims to set a new standard for cloud solut...
Google is making a provision for Chrome OS to print web, native desktop or mobile apps on any device to any printer – both cloud-aware and legacy – anywhere in the world. Of course cloud-aware printers – which are not the same as web-connected printers – don’t exist yet but Google im...
Coyote Point Systems announced on Thursday the release of VLB Private Cloud Edition (VLB PCE), providing IT managers with a tool to automate the dynamic provisioning of both physical and virtual resources in the data center. As more companies look to the cloud as a way to conserve cost...
Vordel, a provider of Cloud and SOA governance products, on Wednesday announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance as a corporate sponsor member. Vordel is joining the alliance to help advance the control of data exchange between public, private and community clouds and to ...
RightScale, the cloud manager, is going to be venturing into behavior modification. Most folks these days have their own images and RightScale wants to oblige them but it’s going to try to train them not to overstuff its templates and to leave all but the essential components in their...
At the 5th Cloud Expo held at the Javits Center in NYC, April 19-21, NaviSite announced the availability of cloud-based managed infrastructure, applications, and messaging services to enterprise customers in North America. NaviSite’s cloud-based services are offered with guaranteed inf...
Here’s a surprise. Ignore everything you’ve been reading lately about the pressing concerns that businesses and consumers have about maintaining and accessing data and apps safely on the cloud. Apparently, what matters more, according to a new survey by cloud platform provider CloudSha...
What prevents an enterprise scale explosion in cloud processing that matches the individual and SMB growth patterns that have already been recorded? What stops important government and commercial mission-essential applications and services from being confidently migrated to the cloud i...
A lot has been said the past couple months about broadband as the fourth utility. The same status as roads, water, and electricity. As an American, the next generation will have broadband network access as an entitlement. But is it enough?
Enterprise-wide data warehouses and data marts are big and bulky yet lack 90% of the relevant data floating around a company; they’re hard to access and are surrounded by lots of spooky government regulations so a lot of the people who should use them to try to figure out what’s going ...
NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites, today announced the immediate availability of SuiteCloud 2.0, the newest version of the world's leading cloud development platform for building and deploying powerful cloud business applic...
Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, on Thursday announced the general availability of Panda Cloud Internet Protection (PCIP), a new cloud-based security service that protects small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) from Internet-borne threats, including Botnets, phishing, cros...
NetSuite Inc., a provider of cloud computing business management software suites, on Thursday announced a strategic initiative with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a pioneer in cloud computing, to further connect and integrate their respective cloud platforms. Today's announcement features ...
You virtualized your applications. You set up an architecture that supports auto-scaling (on-demand) to free up your operators. All is going well, until the end of the month. Applications are failing. Not just one, but all of them. After hours of digging into operational dashboards an...
Zeus Technology, a software-based application traffic management (application delivery controller) company, announced on Monday that it is participating in the Waters Power 2010 conference on April 13 at the Helmsley Hotel in New York City, through its partner Joyent, a provider of pub...
Impetus Technologies, developers of innovative and award winning software products, have announced that they are sponsoring the 5th International Cloud Expo to be held on April 19-21, 2010 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Impetus has built extensive expertise in...
Magic Software Enterprises, a provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions, today announced the release of the latest version of the uniPaaS business application platform, Version 1.9. uniPaaS is the first application platform combining agile develo...
Today I am in Beijing, China at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) and am happy to announce the latest Enomaly product offering, The ECP High Assurance Edition (HAE). ECP HAE has been something we've been busy developing in partnership with Intel over the last 18 months and continues on t...
Savvis, Inc., a provider of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, has announced that Savvis has signed a contract to provide managed services for 70 of All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. corporate Web sites. Under the three year agreement, Savvis will provide an IT i...
Generally speaking when the term “hybrid” as an adjective to describe a cloud computing model it’s referring to the combining of a local data center with a distinct set of off-premise cloud computing resources. But there’s another way to look at “hybrid” cloud computing models that is ...
At the crack of dawn Wednesday Amazon, preening that it’s done the heavy lifting, announced a beta release of what it calls the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), a new web service for setting up, operating and sending notifications from the cloud. It says developers can publi...
SYS-CON Events announced on Friday that Novell, a provider of integrated IT management software, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in ...
Enterprises are seeing the value in Cloud Services – both the reduction in capital expenditures and the increasing maturity of the services offered. Unfortunately, they can't backtrack on their security and compliance requirements even if it results in money savings and capability impr...
Invariably when new technology is introduced it causes an upheaval. When that technology has the power to change the way in which we architect networks and application infrastructure, it can be disruptive but beneficial. When that technology simultaneously requires that you abandon adv...
OpSource™, the leader in enterprise cloud and SaaS hosting, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to ...
Let me start this article off by saying that I am all for the ‘green’ movement. If we as a society can reduce what we consume, reuse as much as possible and recycle rather than throw away, I believe we will be much better off than the alternative. If we can reduce global emissions acro...
Not to mix metaphors or anything but the Symbian Foundation, which is trying to foster a new open source community around the old Nokia-proprietary mobile phone operating system, is basing the private cloud platform that hosts its developer web site developer.symbian.org on Red Hat’s L...
RightScale says it’s got new enterprise features in its cloud management platform. It’s talking better authorization and permissioning control, cost-tracking, and overall management of running virtual servers in the cloud across large organizations with multiple users, departments and ...
Hitachi Systems & Services Ltd, one of the largest systems integrators in Japan, is going to resell and support RightScale’s Cloud Management Platform starting April 1. Apparently it’s standardized on the stuff and it seems the deal is non-exclusive. Hitachi wants it to support hybrid ...
ReliaCloud announces a case study showcasing its highly scalable and cost-effective cloud server product. After running out of capacity in previous years, the advertising agency Preston Kelly found the on-demand capacity they were looking for with cloud computing. Preston Kelly annual...
GroundWork Open Source Inc. (GWOS, http://www.gwos.com/), the leader in commercial open source systems and network management software, today launched the newest version of its Enterprise Quickstart virtual appliance powered by Canonical’s Ubuntu Server 9.10. Targeted as a trial soluti...
With the emergence of new technologies like social media, mobile and cloud computing, electronic data is gathered, stored and shared in ways unimaginable a decade ago. The imperatives of security have led to a modernization in Data Privacy Laws to safeguard emerging privacy and securit...
Intel's co-founder, Gordon Moore, famously predicted [PDF file link] way back in 1965 that transistors on a chip will double every 2 years. And so they have ever since (therefore, Moore's Law). With increased processing power, computers are increasingly able to process more data in les...
Andy Burton, CEO of Fasthosts and Rise, said: "There is a lot of talk about cloud computing and much of it is hype right now. Vendors obviously thought that if they made enough noise then consumers would find them but that's not how many small and mid sized businesses in particular buy...
Delivering IT services can be in many ways be compared to manufacturing processes, and over the years the concept of an “IT factory” has become a popular way of explaining best practices in IT operations. In this tradition Cloud Computing can be seen as the logical next step, convertin...
Fujitsu Ltd announced that five models of the PRIMEQUEST 1000 series, the latest in its lineup of mission-critical x86 servers, will be available worldwide starting today. PRIMEQUEST 1000 series servers are equipped with the latest 8-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 7500 series, mainta...
If you find yourself surfing the web this Earth Day, you may be interested to know that one of the boldest green initiatives involves the technology of computing. We’ve entered the era of the “cloud”—a way of computing via the Internet that broadly shares computer resources instead of...
Dell means to cash in on what its Data Center Solutions unit, which sells to the super-sized buyer, has gleaned supplying Microsoft with custom servers for its Azure cloud. To start, it’s going to sell turnkey private PaaS solutions made up of pre-tested, pre-assembled and fully supp...
CA, Inc. on Thursday announced the completion of its acquisition of cloud-computing pioneer 3Tera, Inc., whose AppLogic offers an innovative solution for building cloud services and deploying complex enterprise-class applications to public and private clouds. Terms were not disclosed. ...
Selima, a provider of HR software solutions to the public sector, has signed a new multi-year agreement with the hosted managed service provider, the Cloud Computing Centre, to provide Cloud-based services to host and manage its customers' payroll, HR and expense management software in...