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Vordel, a provider of gateways for SOA and Cloud computing, today announced it will deliver presentations on SOA performance and scalability for the enterprise at the annual German Oracle User Group Conference. The use of web services and the need for a service oriented approach to en...
As cloud computing and virtualization rapidly evolve, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) is working in a preferred three-way strategic collaboration with partners EMC (NYSE: EMC) and VMware to develop tools and services that make it easier for customers to adopt cloud and run SAP systems in next-gener...
SAP AG has announced significant new advances in the core areas of its cloud strategy: business network solutions, applications for lines of business, cloud platform development, online channels and virtualization. Customer adoption and partner success fuel these advancements to the SA...
If history has taught us anything, it’s that once word about a good idea gets out, everyone wants a piece of it. The U.S. gold rush of the mid 1800s is a perfect example. All of the ingredients fell into place to make it an extraordinary time for budding entrepreneurs looking to make i...
Dell has furthered its dedication to cloud computing, announcing that it has joined the UK Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the body established to promote trust, security and transparency within the cloud technology marketplace. The move demonstrates growth around Dell's Cloud Computing So...
Cloudmark, Inc., a provider of carrier-grade messaging security, has been selected by Aruba, the Italian leader in web hosting services, e-mail and registration of domain names, to deploy its full suite of service provider solutions, comprising Cloudmark Gateway, Cloudmark Authority an...
Autonomy Corporation plc, a provider of infrastructure software for the enterprise, on Thursday announced a new release of its flagship document management solution, WorkSite version 9.0. This release delivers next-generation private cloud computing platform and new capabilities in mob...
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When technologies turn obsolete and paradigms shift, what happens to the jobs that support them? Do they disappear into…the cloud? The world of IT is in perpetual motion, which means every job is potentially endangered. But even so, cloud computing has gotten many people spooked, an...
Exist Global, pioneers in Open Source software engineering in Asia Pacific, commemorated its 10th anniversary with co-founders Winston Damarillo, Willex Perez, and Junnie Arreza joining CEO Jerry Rapes in a toast to honor 10 extraordinary years of software innovation and the next 10 ye...
As more and more private clouds are deployed, organizations will face the requirement to implement chargeback or at least show back. Key to implementing chargeback is setting the chargeback rate. Much as pricing significantly impacts a public cloud provider, for the private cloud provi...
Pharco Pharma NV/SAhas implemented Veeva CRM to support its salesforce in Belgium. Pharco required an affordable and intuitive Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application that was both pharma-specific and easily adaptable. The company turned to Veeva CRM, the leading cloud-based...
Acision on Monday announced the first details of its Cloud Services Delivery Model, with solutions planned to be made available from October. Acision's new approach to deploying Software as a Service (SaaS) will enable mobile operators to quickly and cost effectively respond to rapidly...
EMC Corporation announced a collaboration with Adobe Systems Incorporated to deliver the Adobe Creative Suite®5.5 Production Premium video production software with EMC Isilon scale-out NAS storage capabilities. As rich-media file sizes continue to dramatically increase and deadlines sh...
Many businesses today are faced with the challenge of getting effective ROI from cloud computing. The cloud changes the way investment and consumption models work and has upended many traditional hosting and purchasing methods toward self-service and on-demand business services. It has...
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Swedbank is deploying the Protiva corporate solution across its organization, as well as in 60 savings banks in Sweden. The result: a single global identity managem...
Verizon said Thursday that it’s bought three-year-old cloud management software start-up CloudSwitch to help its recently acquired Terremark IT services subsidiary move applications or workloads between company data centers and the cloud. CloudSwitch is supposed to do it without chan...
As a provider of online retail intelligence solutions for manufacturers, distributors and retailers, Channel IQ strives to give customers the real-time pricing and promotion information online so they can profitably handle channel issues and competitive situations. Channel IQ’s mis...
The future is already here and cloud computing is changing shape. Over the next few years the tech industry will become an even more volatile marketplace. The disruption will come from the smaller companies that will be able to adapt faster and grow their market share at the expense of...
The technology vendors and the hype clearly load up the term “private cloud” with everything and anything. However, the concept of private cloud computing has the potential to bring a huge amount of value to enterprise IT. That is, if we understand the right approach, and how to leve...
Across service industries, companies are recognizing the value of delivery via the cloud, and they’re adapting their business models to exploit the advantages. But the change to a new delivery mechanism only pays off if the new business models can be monetized, as well. Today’s evolv...
Desktop Anywhere is a UK cloud computing company specialising in virtual desktops and cloud computing services for companies with anywhere between 5-1,000 users. With clients in various industries such as finance, property investment, fashion, professional services and publishing, they...
Guess Tilera can stop all the double-talk about whether or not Facebook – and the other major-league cloud companies – except the not-invented-here-enamored Google – are interested its newfangled proprietary many-core x86-compatible servers. Facebook has just publicly admitted it’s be...
Pacnet on Thursday announced its latest investment into a new Data Landing Station (DLS) in Hong Kong, with direct high-speed connectivity into Pacnet's pan-Asian subsea cable network. This is part of the company's strategic plan to expand its hosting and co-location infrastructure to ...
Cloud Computing is an evolution of existing technologies to deliver services to end users. Communication service providers have an early adopter opportunity to compete with new entrants, increase their bottom line and play a dominant role in delivering cloud services. Service provid...
Riverbed Technology got royally thumped Tuesday when the network equipment start-up posted weaker-than-expected fiscal Q2 revenues because of weakness in Europe, an admission that sent its stock tumbling 28% after-hours. Its revenues were up 35% to $170.3 million, but came in short of...
In distress and losing ground to iPad, Acer is going to buy iGware, a low-profile American cloud computing company. It’s reportedly paying $320 million in cash and stock plus a possible $75 million performance-based payout. Reuters says the $395 million total makes it the fifth-large...
A recent survey finds that with increasing reliance on cloud computing, IT executives are uncertain about the role of IT operations but also plan to invest in the internal staff and tools needed to manage service delivery in the cloud. Conducted by independent firm Gatepoint Research a...
The September 16 deadline for the Call for Papers for the 9th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 7-10, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is fast approaching. As enterprises in ever-increasing numbers start to evaluate cloud computing, many are assessi...
Due to a paradigm shift in developing the latest wave of mobile applications, to use the existing or "old" approach to mobile development has significant limitations. In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Fima Katz, President & CEO of Exadel, will discuss a new, quite r...
Most transitions to a cloud computing solution entail a change from a technically managed solution ("I build it, I maintain it") to a contractually managed solution ("Someone else is doing this for me; how do I ensure they're doing what they're supposed to?"). This change necessitates ...
OpSource, the cloud house, has been bought by Dimension Data, a $4.7 billion global ICT services and solutions provider and a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings headquartered in South Africa. As it happens NTT is an investor in OpSource, or was. Dimension Data has now bought NTT...
BSS in the cloud offers telecom the prospect of higher revenues, increased efficiency, and decreased customer churn. For as much buzz as cloud computing is generating in the telecom industry these days, it has created an equal number of questions. Many of these have to do with the co...
What has made this week different from any other week? This was the opening question posed by Jeremy Geelan, Cloud Expo Conference Chair, in this Wrap-Up Power Panel held at the 8th International Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, June 6-9, 2011. Panelists included John ...
As IBM turned 100 this month, the company received a lot of fanfare and attention. Amazingly, this tech giant has managed to stay relevant in the fast-paced world of enterprise technology for a century. Since Big Blue's birthday, many media analysts have reflected on past achievements ...
IDC reckons that spending on public cloud services is good for 27.6% compound annual growth (CAGR) over the next five years increasing from $21.5 billion last year to $72.9 billion in 2015, more than four times the rate of the worldwide IT market as whole. But it also figures that “t...
More than One Billion End Users Receive Cloud Services Built on NetApp LONDON, UK.—June 14, 2011 — Cloud computing has swiftly moved from industry hype to a top IT initiative, with more CIOs building a private cloud, evaluating service providers for public cloud services, o...
Westcoastcloud has developed its cloud based security service Netintelligence to give education officials the ability to block harmful content and control what websites pupils are able to access on iPads issued by their school. Bill Strain, director of Westcoastcloud, said: "For sever...
Capgemini (Paris: CAP), one of the global leaders in consulting, IT services and outsourcing, has entered into exclusive negotiations with the funds managed by Apax Partners and the Prosodie management team with a view to acquiring Prosodie, the multi-channel services operator. This ac...
Any new technology adoption happens because of one of the three reasons: Capability: It allows us to do something which was not feasible earlier Convenience: It simplifies Cost: It significantly reduces cost of doing something What is our expectation from cloud computin...