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Rackspace on Monday launched new cloud capabilities featuring the world’s first large-scale, production ready next generation cloud, powered by OpenStack and backed by Fanatical Support. Built on OpenStack, the next generation cloud incorporates a robust portfolio of cloud solutions su...
Last week I had the huge pleasure of meeting the CIO for Ontario Province Dave Nicholl, and members of his executive team, for our upcoming white paper ‘Cloud Computing and the Drummond Report‘. Innovation Opportunities at the Touch Points As one of the team Samantha Liscio...
Amazon Web Services on Thursday introduced Amazon CloudSearch, a new service that allows customers to easily integrate a fast, fully managed and highly scalable search functionality into their applications. Developers simply create a search domain, upload the data they want searchable,...
"ActiveSpaces [is] a critical component in high velocity and high-volume analysis and addresses our customers ask of big data: How can I make decisions based on real-time data streams with all the benefits of history?" said Matt Quinn, CTO of TIBCO, as his company Monday unveiled an in...
For today's enterprises, the question isn't about choosing a public or private cloud. The decision lies in how to enable both in the form of a hybrid cloud. Public and private clouds are quickly dovetailing to enable blended scenarios based on dynamic optimizations for price, policy an...
Faced with a need to find huge cost reductions the Province of Ontario is in the same place as many governments throughout the world – They’ve shouldered the debt to see us through the financial meltdown and now need to be smart about how they digest what they’ve taken on. They’re als...
It’s no secret that many organizations have begun to look at public and private clouds as alternatives to traditional IT infrastructure. In January 2012, Enterprise Strategy Group published their 2012 IT Spending Intentions Survey revealing that 28% of organizations surveyed were using...
Terremark, a Verizon Company, is launching the latest addition to its portfolio of secure cloud offerings – Enterprise Cloud Private Edition. This private cloud solution is built on the enterprise-class architecture of Terremark’s flagship cloud computing offering, the Enterprise Cloud...
The Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) conference is held once a year by the Defense Intelligence Agency technology leadership team. This is an incredible event full of information-packed presentations and social sessions.  One of its greatest features is a...
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, today announced a strategic partnership with China Electronics Technology Group Corporation No. 32 Research Institute (CETC32), one of the largest IT solutions and services providers in China. ...
I wasn’t able to attend and present at the recent OMG conference on public sector Cloud Computing, however I will still be uploading my sides so they’ll be available shortly. The others are available here for download. As you’ll see it was a powerful mix of speakers f...
Porticor, the leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud by ensuring customer keys are never exposed, today formally launched to make available the industry’s first solution combining data encryption wi...
SHI International Corp., one of North America’s top 20 largest IT solutions providers and Platinum Plus Sponsor of 10th Cloud Expo [June 11-14, New York City] last month announced revenue of $3.8 billion for the full year of 2011, a 28 percent increase over 2010. In support of this gro...
Hemel Hempstead, UK, 28 March 2012 - Bull has today launched LiberTP, a software solution designed to rapidly modernise corporate legacy applications. A next-generation transaction processing monitor, LiberTP enables enterprises to easily port their transaction processing applications ...
Cloud computing has historically had two foci: SaaS (Software as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service. To date, the vast majority of cloud computing solutions have focused solely on the former. SaaS offerings in areas like CRM, ERP, collaboration, and communications have re...
Callidus Software Inc. announced on Monday that Certify Data Systems, a pioneer in Health Information Exchange (HIE) technology, has selected the LeadFormix Marketing Automation platform to optimize its lead generation and sales and marketing effectiveness. The agreement was signed in ...
Opscode,a provider of cloud infrastructure automation, on Monday announced that it has secured $19.5 Million in Series C funding. The lead investor for this round was Ignition Partners, with follow-on investments from Battery Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. The financing round, w...
Opscode, a provider of cloud infrastructure automation, on Monday announced that Ancestry.com, Decide.com, EDO Interactive, LAN Airlines, Marshall University and SolutionSet are among a rapidly growing base of companies using Opscode's Hosted Chef and Private Chef to enable rapid deplo...
Cloud computing is seen by many people as the natural evolution of Grid computing concepts. Both, for instance, rely on the use of service-based approaches for provisioning compute and data resources. The importance of understanding business models and the economics of distributed comp...
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, on Wednesday announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies a company's leadership amongst its peers, and game-cha...
CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, on Wednesday announced that it has joined cloud aggregator Besol's Tapp platform, a cloud infrastructure management service, still in Beta. CloudSigma is the newest public cloud prov...
HP on Tuesday announced new Application Transformation solutions designed to help enterprises drive an enhanced user experience by integrating mobile-based enterprise applications into the traditional computing environment. The growing adoption of smartphones and mobile applications i...
Recent research from market watcher, Gartner states that within the next two years there will be a shift, which will see the PC replaced by personal Cloud services, as the digital device of choice. According to James Henigan, product and IT services director at hosted services provide...
BrightStarr set to take the SharePoint world by storm as they recruit the best SharePoint talent around. Since its formation in the UK 5 years ago, BrightStarr have over exceeded their ambitious growth plans and established themselves amongst the leading SharePoint consulting organisa...
HP on Monday announced that cloud services provider CenterBeam has selected HP Converged Infrastructure to support the increased capacity demands of its cloud service offerings and joined the HP CloudAgile Program. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based CenterBeam provides midsize businesses with en...
It's been two years since for a variety factors we decided to stop posting to the Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum. Over that time, a lot has changed within the industry, as well as in my personal life (two kids) and professional life (Enomaly sold). The cloud has gone from a f...
The automation of processes is a key enabler of the Cloud phenomena – without process the Cloud remains a passive environment that undoubtedly saves you money and removes some of the operational headaches, but does little else. The Cloud without process cannot deliver on the promise o...
#infosec #adcfw #cloud Alternate title: How to take out an entire PaaS cloud with one vulnerability Apache Killer. Post of Doom. What do these two vulnerabilities have in common? Right, they’re platform-based vulnerabilities. Meaning they are vulnerabilities peculiar to the web o...
We’re seeing a lot of changes in the IT landscape. Oracle buying its way into the Cloud, AMD wants in on the server business, Dell is no longer a PC company, and some legacy players are learning about the Cloud market the hard way (see: Harris Scraps Secure Public Cloud). Harris claims...
Enterprises and companies of all sizes are always on the lookout for ways to decrease their energy consumption, whether it’s to save money during budget-crunch time, to streamline and create a more efficient infrastructure, or simply a desire to operate a green environment. The ...
iomart Hosting becomes natural choice for football kit as well as business hostingUK cloud computing and managed hosting services provider iomart Hosting has recruited two Scotland footballers to launch its latest community campaign.'Host Your Kit' is an initiative by the Scottish Digi...
Microsoft today published commissioned research from analyst firm IDC indicating that cloud computing will create nearly 14 million new jobs globally by 2015. IDC's research predicts revenues from cloud innovation could reach $1.1 trillion per year by 2015, which, combined with cloud e...
When you’re looking to add new tank mates to an existing aquarium ecosystem, one of the concerns you must have is whether a particular breed of fish is amenable to conspecific cohabitants. Many species are not, which means if you put them together in a confined space, they’re going to ...
Rackspace Hosting has been named a 'best place to work' in the UK for the seventh year running in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies awards. The honor was announced at an awards ceremony held at London’s Battersea Evolution hotel last week. To meet the Sunday Times award’s entry requ...
    Windows Server 8 beta is now available for download. In Windows Server 8 there are many many new features especially in virtualization category. Besides many new virtualization enhancements Windows Server 8 also features great network capabilities, storage management [......
VMware has announced continued collaboration with its partner community to deliver secure infrastructures for the cloud. VMware is delivering a new generation of jointly integrated security and compliance solutions with a broad network of committed, trusted security partners -- includi...
By now you’ve probably heard the term, “Cloud Wars”, though with so many fronts sometimes it’s difficult to ascertain which Cloud battles are being referenced. In The Battle for the Enterprise the reference is to cloud computing leaders making their way into the enterprise segment taki...
One important challenge in cloud computing is about trustability of application of encryption. Porticor, an Israel based start-up, has come out with a technology to encrypt data that rest on cloud based computing centers, using a distinct method called split key.
#F5 does #VDI, and it does it better. There are three core vendors and protocols supporting VDI today. Microsoft with RDP, Citrix with ICA, and VMware with PCoIP. For most organizations a single vendor approach has been necessary, primarily because the costs associated with the suppo...
Amazon is a leading Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. This type of platform — in which servers, network services, and more are provided on-demand — is also known as cloud computing.