Saturday, August 13, 2011

Cloud Security Alliances launches CSA Security

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Cloud Security Alliances launches registry: not a moment too soon
ZDNet (blog)
By Joe McKendrick | August 12, 2011, 7:55am PDT Summary: The CSA Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) is intended to encourage transparency of security practices within cloudproviders. The new initiative, called the CSA Security, ...
Eiswert Says Cloud, Emerging Markets Driving Technology
Washington Post
Aug. 11 (Bloomberg) -- David Eiswert, portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Group Inc., and David Readerman, portfolio manager at Forward Management LLC, talk about investment strategies and the outlook for technology companies. ...
OnLive cloud gaming targetting Xbox 360 and PS3 inclusion
With the OnLive UK release date confirmed yesterday, founder and CEO Steve Perlman has revealed he hopes to bring the cloud-based gaming service to Microsoft's and Sony's leading consoles in the near future. "We are quite open, if the opportunity ...
BMC Software Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Dreamforce 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
"Together with, we've developed BMC Remedyforce Service Desk, a SaaS service desk built on the leading cloud platform," said Rohit Gupta, vice president of research and development at BMC. "Dreamforce attendees will have the opportunity ...
How the cloud (kinda) changes (sorta) everything
Cloud computing, like so many other developments, seems, simply, to make sense, even if the steps that paved the way didn't always. In 1999, when VMware resuscitated IBM's virtual machine concept and applied it to the problematic x86 architecture, ...
With Cloud Supercomputing, Citizen Scientists Get Opportunity to Find Higgs Boson
International Business Times
Citizen scientists will form a virtual supercomputer in the cloud as part of the LHC@home 2.0 project. When the original LHC@home project launched, doing a full fledged simulation was beyond the scope of volunteer computing. ...
Remains of the Day: Two's Company, Three's a Cloud
This rumored device would be a cheaper (read: free with two-year contract) handset unveiled alongside the iPhone 5, but would use significantly less flash memory, instead relying on storing data--you guessed it--in the cloud. Serious question: How do ...
Microsoft Crediting Customers In Recent BPOS Cloud Outage
By Andrew R Hickey, CRN Microsoft is issuing users of its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) cloud services a service credit for the downtime they suffered as a result of a massive power outage in Dublin, Ireland that took down the cloud for ...
Cloud Videoconferencing For Pennies: One New Answer
Blue Jeans Network offers cloud videoconferencing with Skype link at pennies per minute. Here's a look at one beta tester's experience. Blue Jeans Network is launching a new cloudvideoconferencing service that will cost pennies per minute, ...
Cloud Channel Strategies at a Crossroads
E-Commerce Times
Over the past two years, I've been chronicling the evolution of the channel in the cloud in my monthly commentaries in this space. Although many industry pundits have predicted the disintermediation of the channel in the cloud computing marketplace, ... Adds Android, RIM Tablet Support, HTML5 Site
Targeting mobile knowledge workers who want to share and store files in the cloud, adds support for a more diverse set of devices. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek In an effort to make it easier for mobile knowledge workers to share and store ...
Single sign-on for SaaS Applications
CSO Magazine
Novell Cloud Security Service allows your customers' employees, contractors and partners to remember just one user name and password to access all SaaS applications they are authorized to use. As use of SaaS applications increases within enterprises, ...
HP: Jefferies Says Buy; A Well-Valued 'Cloud Stack'
Barron's (blog)
Hewlett-Packard is “well-positioned for the transition to the cloud,” writes Misek, referring to hosted computing facilities, and he thinks the stock is favorably valued at about five times the $6 per share he's estimating for next fiscal year ending ...
AIS Network Asks "To Cloud or Not to Cloud: SharePoint 2010" at SharePoint ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
"To Cloud or Not to Cloud: SharePoint 2010 Hosting Options...and Which One is Right for You" is a guide to choosing the best option when deploying SharePoint 2010 on-premise or outsourcing SharePoint hosting. It details what the most important ...
Templeton Announces Launch of First Native Cloud-based Practice Management ...
PR Newswire (press release)
12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Templeton Solutions is bringing the benefits of technology evolution to professional services firms by delivering the first native Cloud-based practice management system with the launch of TC Practice Management. .. Leads the Way to Embracing Mobile Diversity
By Tony Bradley, PCWorld cloud storage and collaboration provider--understands that it is a diverse mobile world, and that part of what makes a service like valuable is the ability to access data from anywhere and from virtually any ...
The New Chinese Cloud OS
CloudTweaks News
While the bulk of cloud computing coverage, here and elsewhere, deals with news and events in the US, there's a whole wide world out there that has taken to cloud computing with a storm. Over the last few months, I have tried to include locations ...
IceWEB Setting Target to Take Lead in the Cloud Computing Market
This dependence and usage is expected to rise further with the advent of cloud computing – a concept that is soon going to become mainstream and is expanding the breadth of its domain. Industry majors such as Microsoft, Google, Oracle (News - Alert), ...
Supply Chain Technology Provider GT Nexus Manages Growth with Tenrox Cloud ...
MMD Newswire (press release)
Glendale, California (MMD Newswire) August 12, 2011 - - Oakland-based GT Nexus has selected Tenrox Cloud Professional Services Automation (Cloud PSA) to better manage its ongoing success. The company, which provides a cloud-based supply chain ...
Infratel Launches Cloud-Based Telephony Service for SMB Market
Aug 12, 2011 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Infratel, a provider of call center products and general telephony services for the SMB market, announced the market launch of a cloud-based service that enables any small- or mid-size business to have voice ...
XChange: Charting The Channel's Path To The Cloud
Instead of channel conflict, solution providers are talking about cloud computing and trying to figure out how to transform their business models and adapt to new technologies like virtualization. And these discussions are taking place during a time of ...
WA VCs Invest in OR Cloud Startups
A couple of financing deals on the radar this week for Oregon-based cloud computing firms, with the money coming from Seattle-area venture capitalists. The first was the $6 million round for Portland's Cedexis, which helps companies monitor cloud ...
Amazon's Latest Outages Raise Questions About the Cloud's Stability
By John Paul Titlow
Amazon's Web hosting services suffered another outage this past weekend, this time in its European zone, thanks to power issues at a data center in Dublin, Ireland. The outage, at first thought to have been caused by a lightning strike, ...
A Quick Guide to Cloud Terminology by
By Tavis J. Hampton
You have undoubtedly heard about cloud hosting or cloud computing, but you may not quite understand some of the terminology people involved with it use. Some.
PalmAddicts: The cloud iPhone?
By Sammual James McLoughlin
[From Eric Mann] Could Apple be about to launch a cheaper "cloud" iPhone? "Another day, another iPhone 5 rumor? Not quite. The Apple rumor making the rounds Thursday is that the company will launch a low-cost iPhone 4 alongside the...
Amazon Launches Kindle Cloud — Slice of SciFi
By Michael Hickerson
CNET and others this morning note that Kindle Cloud Reader is in part a response to Apple's recent App store change requiring publishers and book sellers to strip out links to their own stores or other means of selling their own ...
Slice of SciFi
Box Brings Its Cloud Storage to Honeycomb Tablets
By Kevin Krause
Online cloud storage service Box has released a native application for Honeycomb tablets, taking advantage of the luxuries afforded by extra screen real.
Android Phone Fans
Level Platforms Revenues Grow 41 Percent; Hybrid Cloud Next ...
By Joe Panettieri
Level Platforms CEO Peter Sandiford says managed services providers (MSPs) are embracing Managed Workplace amid a shift from client-server to hybrid cloud.
Amazon Launches Kindle Cloud Reader - emedia and Technology ...
By Matt Kinsman
New HTML5-based app works with the iPad-without the fees.
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Cloud Links #22
By Travis Balinas
The open source software for building cloud computing platforms now has 1200 developers and more than 90 companies contributing code – including HP and Dell. But how does this momentum translate into business benefits for Rackspace, ...
The Cloud Management Blog
Cloud IaaS coverage at Gartner
By Lydia Leong
There are three groups of analysts here at Gartner who cover cloud IaaS, who belong to three different teams. Those teams are our Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) team, which is part of the division that offers advice to technology ...
Gartner Blog Network
Eiswert Says Cloud, Emerging Markets Driving Technology - YouTube
By Bloomberg
Aug. 11 (Bloomberg) -- David Eiswert, portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Group Inc., and David Readerman, portfolio manager at Forward Management LLC, talk a...
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Security in a Cloud | Calculating & Managing the Risks Effectively ...
By Stan
'Cloud' an entirely fresh model of Computing has established itself with a reputation of offering the greatest level of elasticity and flexibility over a.
Official Web Hosting Blog by...
Skytap automates cloud deployments
Skytap, a provider of cloud automation software, this week unveiled orchestration and configuration products designed to enable enterprises to easily create ...
Cloud that Can't Leak - Technology Review
Researchers at Microsoft have built a virtual vault that could work on medical data without ever decrypting it.
Cloud Computing Brings Challenges for Health Care Data Storage ...
To learn more about the state of cloud computing in the health care industry, eWEEK talks with Chris Witt, president of IT provider Wake Technology Services ...
Intel's 'Cloud-in-a-box' Technology
Intel's 'Cloud-in-a-box' technology demonstrates the possibility of building the world's smallest self-contained datacenter. Small enough to be carried onto ...
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