Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Clouds compared: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Dropbox

Cloud Computing & Cloud Hosting by Rackspace
From iCloud to Dropbox: 5 Cloud Services Compared
Wired News
By Brian X. Chen Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Dropbox offer "cloud" services hosting data over the internet. (Photo: Extra Medium/Flickr) With the recent announcement of iCloud, Apple joins Google, Amazon and Microsoft in their aggressive push ...

Office 365 Divides Channel Partners Into Four Cloud Camps
by Joe Panettieri on As Microsoft prepares to launch Office 365 on June 28, the forthcoming cloudsuite seems to be dividing channel partners into four camps — including (1) true believers, (2) classic resellers, (3) curious observers and (4) staunch ...
Recommended: 'Ultimate cloud' comes to the rescue
By Alan Boyle Cloud computing isn't just for your music player anymore. The satellite-telecom company Iridium is working with partners on satellite-based systems that can uplink data on a regular basis to its orbiting "cloud" of 66 satellites, ...
IBM Launches Smart Cloud for Disaster Recovery and Data Archive
MarketWatch (press release)
ARMONK, NY, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- IBM /quotes/zigman/230066/quotes/nls/ibm IBM +0.35% today announced new cloud services that enable clients to protect, store and retrieve their most critical data in minutes versus days in the event ...
12 ways the cloud changes everything
Network World
By Julie Bort, Network World Despite fears over reliability and security, enterprises are slowly but steadily moving their applications to the cloud, and the migration is going to change those companies in profound ways. Some 80% of new enterprise apps ...
SolidFire readies SSD storage systems for cloud providers
20, 2011, 3:01pm PT No Comments Enterprise workloads such as relational databases and email applications that demand consistent, high-performance storage systems might soon make their way to the cloud if Atlanta-based startup SolidFire can sell cloud ...
CloudPassage Delivers Elastic Cloud Server Security Within the Rackspace Cloud
MarketWatch (press release)
Through this relationship, Rackspace cloud customers will have access to the CloudPassage software-as-a-service security solution, which can manage cloud security by leveraging a single solution that is purpose-built for the cloud and delivers multiple ...
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