Monday, May 2, 2011

Apple's Castle in the Cloud

Yes, There's An Apple “Castle” In The Cloud
Given the context of one of the mentions — “upgrade from MobileMe to Castle” — this led most to assume that the name referred to Apple's upcoming cloud service overhaul. We can now confirm that to be the case. As TUAW guessed, Castle is in fact the ...
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Wood Group Information Solutions moves to the cloud
CIO Australia
Technology consulting firm, Wood Group Information Solutions, are deploying software-as-a-service (SaaS) across the company following client demand for cloud computing services. “I wanted a cloud solution because we're advising our clients on cloud as ...
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How to Keep Local Access to Data During Cloud Outages
CIO Magazine
The Amazon cloud services outage that knocked out several popular Websites last week raised questions about the reliability of the cloud, but the general consensus is that it works if you plan for failure. Like any good business plan, a good cloud plan ...
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Web design trends: More conversations in the clouds
Knoxville News Sentinel
Cloud hosting: We expect to see this area of hosting mature and move away from being a buzzword towards becoming a real application for mission critical systems, web applications and business that demand flexibility. Did you know that the US government ...
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Playstation Network Outage Casts Doubt on Cloud Computing
The Epoch Times
The incident has served as a reminder of caution to an industry poised to enter a cloud-based era, requiring an Internet connection to access services. PSN is a video game network run by Sony that allows gamers to play games with others online, ...
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Why the Cloud is Here to Stay
Windows IT Pro
Two of the most powerful aspects of the public cloud—the ability to only pay for the computing resources you use and the agility to quickly spool up additional IT resources as needed—make a powerful cost and operational argument for the cloud...
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Review: Pogoplug Software Creates a Personal Computing Cloud
You can get the free version which lets you remotely access all the content on your computer, essentially turning your PC into your own personal cloud. The $29 Pogoplug Premium version lets you do all that, plus it has the ability to stream media from ...
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Stop the Cloud, I Want to Get Off!
By Jason Cross, PCWorld Apr 30, 2011 9:55 PM Remember when the "cloud" was just called the "Internet?" This absurd fascination with naming online services after suspended atmospheric condensation is kind of driving me nuts. For around 14 years, ...
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Apple buys domain for $US4.5 million
According to various sources, Apple has purchased the domain in order to integrate a number of itscloud-based products for the Mac and MobileMe platforms – but also in preparation for the release of its music locker service. ...
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Total cost of Epsilon breach could reach $4 billion
Help Net Security
E-mail services firm Epsilon will face years of repercussions and up to $225 million in total costs as a result of its recent data breach, a massive event that indicates the often overlooked risk of cloud-based computing systems, according to a report ...
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Nicklaus: Look for silver lining in Savvis cloud
The buyer, CenturyLink, says it wants to build its data-center and cloud-computing business in St. Louis. When CenturyLink bought Qwest earlier this year to become the nation's third-largest telephone company, Chief Executive Glen Post III said data ...
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Getting your head into the 'cloud'
Financial Express
There's a very good reason as to why the words 'cloud computing' feature in most IT dialogues today—it's a hugely important evolution in the way we consume and operate computing. More than that, it's a fundamental shift to an operational model in ...
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Book Review: <i>Bird Cloud</i>
New Zealand Herald
Annie Proulx's non-fiction Bird Cloud very much falls into the latter category. She reveals little more of herself in this new book, her first non-fiction in 20 years, than what her readers already know, primarily that she has an enormous commitment on ...
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Real Vision Software Selects Symmetry's IBM i Cloud To Ensure the Best ... (press release)
Symmetry Corporation announced today that Real Vision Software, the Louisiana-based provider for document imaging solutions, has selected Symmetry's new IBM i Cloud to power their new cloudsoftware. Symmetry today also launched i IN THE SKY, ...
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Hubspan Integrates B2B Cloud Software with NetSuite platform
Hubspan has announced a new solution that combines its business-to-business (B2B) cloudintegration platform with the NetSuite SuiteCloud Computing Platform. Hubspan's integration software lets companies extend cloud-based business processes to ...
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A Real-World SQL Azure Implementation
SQL Server Magazine
Cloud computing is a relatively new concept in the SQL Server community, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that there are still a lot of questions surrounding the migration process, data security, and cloud application performance. ...
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GuardTime Identified as Top Emerging Cloud Security Vendor (press release)
GuardTime ( is the creator of the patented Keyless Signatures™ technology used to validate the world's data for applications such as secure cloud archiving. Reporter Jeff Vance wrote, "What VeriSign has done for website trust; ...
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Get cloud-ready
Business Line
An EMC–IDC study predicts that by 2020, over one-third of all digital information created annually will either live in or pass through the cloud. While companies are talking of cloud computing, are they investing and training their workforce to be not ...
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From Legacy to the Cloud: Next Generation Datacenters
SYS-CON Media (press release)
This is the introduction to a five part series focusing on identifying the problem and sharing proven strategies for transforming legacy datacenters and infrastructure to next generation datacenters that operate in a cloud computing like model for ...
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OMG/JK: Insert Pun About Storms In The Cloud Here
We're back for a new episode of OMG/JK (in HD!). This week the news has been all about private data — Google and Apple have been accused of tracking your every move (they aren't), and Sony has revealed that 77 million user accounts were compromised ...
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Embrace the Cloud and Win $50000 for Your Small Biz.
AllBusiness (blog)
A lot of entrepreneurs and business owners are talking about the cloud or cloudcomputing. Cloud computing describes a way to access software and applications remotely through online storage of your computer files. One of the best known names in ...
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Oracle Corporation Delivers Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Applications ...
Galaxy Stocks
Oracle Corporation NASDAQ:ORCL recently declared that its portfolio of Oracle Health SciencesCloud Applications will be powered by the next-generation Oracle Health Sciences Cloud, a scalable and secure software-as-a-service delivery platform tailored ...
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Citrix, Red Hat & CoreSite Added to Talkin Cloud Stock Index ...
By Joe Panettieri
Citrix Systems (CTXS), CoreSite Realty (COR) & Red Hat (RHT) have been added the Talkin' CloudStock Index, replacing cloud providers Terremark, Savvis & NaviSite.
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Will the cloud be the future of low-wage labor? | The Drill Down
By Guest Author
Labor is traditionally seen as the manual labor that digs ditches, the vast pool of unskilled labor that companies draw from to get work done. With Mechanical Turk, Amazon is offering the labor of hundreds, if not thousands of virtual ...
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Cloud Feed » Blog Archive » Daily Cloud Feed - May 1, 2011
By daily
PCWorldCloud computing is no exception. 1. Some public cloud computing providersare falling and will fail. 2. Public clouds don't always save you money .Dirty cloud secret 1: Some public cloudcomputing providers are falling andwill fail ...
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Using Open Source Moodle with Microsoft cloud services - case ...
By Rayfl
Whilst these tend to be fully-managed systems (where the software is installed on your own servers by the supplier or in a cloud-delivered hosted service) some people have chosen to build their own LMS by bringing together different ...
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Does transferring to the cloud make meaning? |
By admin
Cloud Hosting is definitely a popular discussion subject at the moment in fact it is considered to be the most recent hosting remedy which will eradicate most of the current complications on this type. -
What Amazon and Its Customers Must Learn From Last Week's Outage ...
By Paul Miller
Opinion on Amazon Web Services recent outage remains somewhat divided: One side blames Amazon for its technical failings; the other holds the cloud giant's customers responsible for their bad judgment. But the answer to where the ...
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Yes, There's An Apple “Castle” In The Cloud - Fangaroo
By MG Siegler
Given the context of one of the mentions — “upgrade from MobileMe to Castle” — this led most to assume that the name referred to Apple's upcoming cloud service overhaul. We can now confirm that to be the case. ...
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Regional enterprises realise value of cloud computing : SME ...
By Michael Byrne
Enterprises in the region have realised the value of Cloud Computing technologies in the data centre as a result of their increased focus on business productivity, cost cutting and driving efficiencies with their existing infrastructure ...
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Lee Foster Addresses Cloud Failure
By Carolyn Koenig
Lee Foster gives BATW members special access to cloud failure tips.
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ClearFit Named to IDC's List of 10 Cloud Companies to Watch in ...
By Ben Baldwin
IDC has released a new study, IDC Canada Profiles 10 Cloud Companies to Watch. The study features ten emerging companies that are innovating and excelling with a variety of solutions delivered through the cloud, including solutions that ...
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Twitter Trackbacks for Yes, There's An Apple “Castle” In The Cloud ...
Yesterday, French site did some digging into the latest developer preview build of OS X Lion and found something interesting. Buried in the code are references to a service named called.
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Yes, There's An Apple “Castle” In The Cloud... (TechCrunch ...
Yesterday, French site did some digging into the latest developer...
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Amazon cloud crash endangers federal websites - Nextgov
Parts of Amazon's cloud computing service crashed Wednesday night, bringing down or disrupting several popular websites and endangering some federal sites ...
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Resources for establishing, maintaining, and leveraging cloud computing platforms for more cost-efficient, scalable, and secure applications, storage, ...
Life in the Cloud | Acquia
While I love life in the Internet Cloud, it was a gray, rainy few days at the end of last week. While it's easy to point fingers at Amazon Web Services, ...

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