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TORONTO – June 12, 2012 – PerspecSys Inc., the leader in cloud data protection solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has become a Corporate Member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practic...
Axway on Wednesday detailed the steps IT departments must take to ensure seamless cloud adoption. Cloud computing continues to gain acceptance within the enterprise segment and in turn, software vendors are working in order to meet the need. Specifically enterprise IT has addressed the...
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, today announced its co-founder and CTO, Christopher MacGown, will lead a session titled, "CloudAudit: Cloud Security for Regulated Industries" on Wednesday, June 13 at Cloud Expo 2012 East in New York City. What: Regula...
"I finally registered for #CloudExpo," tweeted Michael Baylor (@CloudVisions) Monday. "It's now official," he added, "everyone on the planet is going to be there." Baylor was just one of thousands of IT professionals who are using Twitter right now to connect with other like-minded ...
CDW LLC (CDW), a provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, announced it has been designated an HP Cloud Center of Excellence, based upon the expertise of its solution architects and integration of HP systems into CDW’s newly opened Technology E...
Among small and mid-size businesses, the refrain is increasingly familiar: “We're responsible for sensitive financial data, and our customers trust us to protect it at all times. We want to move to the cloud but have concerns about the risks in handing this data off to another company....
Guildford, Surrey – 30 May 2012 – Memset, an award-winning hosting company with private and public cloud infrastructure, has today rolled out its own API for customers to be able to manage their entire cloud portfolio. Memset’s API enables customers to perform many of...
Since the 1970s, authors like Alvin Toffler, Daniel Bell and John Naisbitt have predicted the post-industrial society. They forecast the end of the industrial era and the dominance of services and information.
This year at Splunk Live, CTOvision editor and Crucial Point CTO Bob Gourley provided a keynote on predicting the future of information technology, outlining some of his methods and what we can learn from each.
Wyse Technology, a provider of cloud client computing, on Wednesday announced that Tarkan Maner, President and CEO of Wyse, will be a featured speaker at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012. The event theme "Bridging Regions in Transformatio...
Wyse, a provider of cloud client computing, on Wednesday announced its participation in the eLearning Africa conference and exhibition. As the event's platinum sponsor for the second year running, Wyse will discuss how advanced cloud client computing can help African educators meet the...
- Survey reveals cost plays a key role when it comes to Cloud uptake -Uncertainty around the current economic climate is forcing organizations to look at alternatives to on-site IT infrastructures and resources with one-in-three organizations citing managed services as a more affordabl...
Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), atechnology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, today announced its U.S. operating division has unveiled its HP Cloud Center of Excellence in its Bloomingdale, Ill., facility. Insight is a Premier HP Partner, and its HP Cloud ...
Today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The U.S. Office of Naval Research is partnering with Chilean scientists to develop a mobile application to provide information helpful in countering pirates, arms traffickers, and illegal fishermen. More here. The Arm...
One of the topics we covered this week at the Cisco Packet Optical Networking Conference was cloud computing. A benefit of cloud computing is that the physical infrastructure – the storage and compute resources – can be located almost anywhere as long as there is reliable network acces...
The Canada Cloud Network (CCN), a new industry consortium intent on establishing Canada as a world leader in the field of Cloud Computing, is pleased to announce their formal launch and the immediate availability of membership services including ‘Social Cloud PR’.
Xeround, the Cloud Database Company, on Tuesday announced the availability of their database-as-a-service for MySQL applications as an add-on for the AppHarbor .Net platform and for AppFog's PHP Fog PHP platform. Xeround's add-on provides .NET and PHP developers using these platform...
Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), on Monday launched support for dynamic content in Amazon CloudFront. This new capability gives AWS customers a simple, cost-effective way to improve the performance, reliability and global reach of their website by usi...
Most of the commentary written about companies moving to the Cloud focuses on the loss of control over company data as a consequence of giving up self-hosted infrastructure. There is usually an implication that this is bad. I believe that is not necessarily a given. How may stories d...
Red Hat, Inc. on Wednesday announced its strategy for OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), an open cloud application platform for enterprises, to enable enterprises to take advantage of the benefits of PaaS by providing a consistent environment for both public cloud and on-premise d...
Red Hat, Inc. and IBM on Wednesday announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with the KVM hypervisor on IBM Systems has been awarded Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL4+). The Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of standards used by the...
When designing applications for the cloud, or extending on-premise applications into the cloud, it should go without saying that you can't just deploy and expect good results.
2012 tends to be a big year for big data and big analytics. To effectively explore the massive amounts of data being produced in our world will help unveil answers to some of society’s most vexing problems. 2012 tends to be a big year for big data and big analytics. To effectively exp...
If you look at the hour hand of a clock you will not notice the movement, but you cannot conclude from your observation that hour hand does not move. Similarly if you daily look at what is happening in cloud computing you will hardly see any movement. However, if you step back and comp...
Like other trends in technology, cloud computing is constantly being redefined and re-understood. The fact of the matter is that, while we have a general agreement on what cloud computing is, the term has come to mean many things to many people. The advent of cloud storage services and...
This week I published our latest Cloud Best Practices white paper, called ‘Microsoft Cloud 2.0‘. The main activity of the CBPN is this vendor matching, i.e. we identify the best practice model, and then describe how different vendors can be used to implement those models. I...
One of the leading problems plaguing IT organizations is the high costs of operations and maintenance.  The industry average is roughly 70% with some organizations going as high as 90%. Picking apart these costs one often finds a stratified organization focused on narrow bands of compu...
This is Part III in a series by 6fusion Co-founder and CEO John Cowan on the emerging trend of Cloud Brokerage and the impact it will have on the technology industry and markets. Be sure to check out Part I of the series here and Part II here.
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MySQL is probably the most popular open source database. While there is a wealth of discussion online for MySQL database encryption,doing it right in a cloud computing environment is tricky. The discussion here is quite long, and contains a lot of interesting details. So if you want a ...
Recently Gartner has come up with a press release which talks about Five Cloud Computing Trends That Will Affect Cloud Strategy Through 2015. The release talks about 5 points – (1) Formal Decision Frameworks Facilitate Cloud Investment Optimization, (2) Hybrid Cloud Computing Is an Imp...
"PerspecSys enables Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and other healthcare customers to confidently deploy leading SaaS applications like Oracle CRM On Demand, while eliminating the security and compliance barriers that previously got in their way,” noted David Canellos, CEO of Perspec...
Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software, services and training, today announced that it has established a Japanese subsidiary, Cloudera KK, and an office in Japan. Cloudera's formal presence extends availability of its products and support offerin...
"Many of our Joyent Cloud customers have experienced significant growth based on the superior user experience and performance we deliver on Joyent Cloud," said Steve Tuck, EVP and GM of Joyent Cloud, Joyent's public cloud line of business, as Joyent Cloud Europe was unveiled this week ...
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT) (TOKYO:6501), today announced significant new enhancements to its award-winning object store, Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), and its bottomless, backup-free cl...
Telx on Monday launched the Telx Connect Marketplace, a unique service that facilitates commerce between Telx clients and helps foster the development of new business relationships across a variety of industry sectors. This online marketplace makes connecting buyer and seller easier. C...
As Campaign 2000 reports despite Canadian Parliament resolving in 1989 to eliminate child and family poverty by the year 2000, twenty three years later they are still yet to report any meaningful progress. As many as one in ten live in what would be considered third world conditions. I...
I got a call a few weeks ago from a NYC-based foreign language school that was looking for a software makeover. They were using Google Spreadsheets to manage their student, class, and payment information, and for the previous year were happy as can be. After all, Google Spreadsheets of...
If you believe that you've had to learn more about the safe online operation and ongoing management of your PC than you ever wanted to know, then you'll be pleased to discover that there's relief on the horizon. According to the latest market study by Gartner, the reign of the personal...
Aspera, Inc. on Tuesday announced that its patented fasp transport technology will be demonstrated as part of numerous partner solutions at NAB 2012. Aspera enables a growing ecosystem of partners in the areas of cloud computing, network-attached storage and digital media production an...