Friday, August 12, 2011

Sprint to join carrier cloud services party

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Sprint To Join Carrier Cloud Services Party?
A move to the cloud by Overland Park, Kan.-based Sprint is a move to capture a piece of a market that Alves estimated is growing between 25 percent and 40 percent per year. "The telcos are in a unique position because our business is centered around ...
Encrypting Data in the Cloud Brings Win for Texas
His work addresses the increasing trend toward cloud computing, and he is looking to lay the foundations for a new model to secure data stored in the cloud. Third-party data centers where companies store their data have been high-value targets for ... Debuts to Help CIOs Quickly and Safely Adopt Cloud Computing
PR Newswire (press release)
11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A-Frame Technology Services today announced the availability of, a brokerage service that matches companies seeking cloud services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) with cloud vendors. Unlike the uncertainties and risks of ...
Future of cloud computing … more clouds. Seriously.
Forrester believes that today we have a simple cloud broker model where companies can buy access to infrastructure as a service on demand, things such as Enomaly's SpotCloud fit this mold. However, in the future it expects a”full broker” to emerge that ...
Martineau Chooses Virtustream's xStream For Enterprise Cloud Computing
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Virtustream, Inc., a leading provider of cloud services and next-generation infrastructure solutions, today announced that Martineau, a leading independent law firm with offices in London and Birmingham, ...
AWS Cloud Hits Another Roadblock, Customer Data Deleted
Amazon's cloud ambition has hit another roadblock - following the inconvenience suffered by its cloud customers, due to what the company referred to as a “freak accident” caused by lightning. The latest glitch it seems is a fault in Amazon's storage...
Red Hat dev cloud welcomes Java EE 6
Red Hat has announced that its OpenShift developer cloud now handles Java Enterprise Edition 6, boasting that this is the first "platform-as-as-service" to do so. An online service for building, hosting, and readily-scaling applications, OpenShift is ...
Cloud computing shines on Portland startups AppFog and Cedexis
"The cloud" is an industry term working its way into common parlance. Originally it referred to the vague, ethereal realm in which data dwells online. Employees: Eight; CEO Lucas Carlson said AppFog plans to double its work force "as soon as we can ...
Trend Micro's latest quarterly threat report signals rapid incident growth in ...
Trend Micro a global cloud security leader, today announced the availability of its 2Q 2011 Threat Roundup report on the most dangerous threats and trends facing computing security today. The most notable trends in the second quarter of 2011 are the ..
OnLive cloud gaming service to launch in UK on September 22
The Guardian
Plug these into a broadband connection and an HDTV and you have a games console with 100s of titles Cloud-gaming pioneer OnLive has announced that it will be introducing its instant-play games service in the UK on 22 September. .
GlobalSign Launches CloudSSL for On-demand Cloud Security
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
With many organizations now migrating to the Cloud for a range of web services including hosting, file storage, database management and SaaS applications, maintaining the highest levels of security is a key concern and an important customer requirement ...
More Cloud on the horizon
Computerworld Australia
Cloud-based solutions are not being lost on Asia-Pacific insurers or other businesses reviewing their managed and hosted IP voice service. Asia-Pacific insurers are planning to increase their IT budgets in 2011–2012 and — interesting for an industry ...
Cloud to boost managed authentication in APAC
ZDNet Asia
By Ellyne Phneah , ZDNet Asia on August 11, 2011 (3 hours ago) Growing online transactions andcloud adoption coupled with cost pressures will drive Asia-Pacific businesses to tap authentication-as-a-service, but concerns remain, say observers. ...
Government Agencies Moving to Cloud Computing, Study Shows
Nearly a year after the federal government instructed agencies to opt for cloud-based technologies, about two-thirds have identified applications to move to the cloud, with half of those already commencing the migration process, according to a survey ...
Cloud services 'offer greater functionality'
Business leaders considering the adoption of cloud services could receive further encouragement following comments from an expert. Stuart Hibbert, chief executive, suggested that firms should adopt the technology for a small price to...
Balancing the risks and rewards of cloud computing
Listening to the hype, one may be tempted to consider cloud computing in the enterprise a foregone conclusion. However, a recent ISACA report (PDF) found that 42 per cent of Canadian business and IT professionals still believe the risks of cloud ...
Cloud9 Announces Gold Sponsorship of Dreamforce 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
"Cloud computing offers tremendous business value to sales organizations of all sizes, across a variety of industries," said Jim Burleigh, CEO of Cloud9. "Dreamforce is the place for industry luminaries in the cloud computing space to come together, ...
CSI To Acquire MSP Heit To Boost Cloud Managed Services
By Andrew R Hickey, CRN Computer Services Inc. (CSI) plans to acquire financial industry-focused MSP Heit in a bid the companies said will increase CSI's ability to offer cloud-based managed compliance, security and IT services. Fort Collins, Colo. ...
Electric Cloud Goes Back to School with Free Enterprise-Grade Automation ...
PR Newswire (press release)
11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Cloud®, the smart development cloud company, today announced that ElectricCommander® Workgroup Edition will be available free of charge to non-profit educational institutions from Aug. 11 through Sept. 30, 2011. ...
Terenine Technology standardizes on Fortinet for cloud-based MSSP offering
Fortinet Inc., a network security and unified threat management (UTM) solutions provider, announced Thursday that Terenine Technology Solutions has deployed Fortinet's product line, FortiGate, throughout its cloud-based managed security services ...
VMware lets Rabbit loose on open source code cloud
VMware has plugged the open source RabbitMQ messaging system into Cloud Foundry, the "platform-as-a-service" it introduced in beta form earlier this year. RabbitMQ provides a means of facilitating communication within and between applications and ...
Encrypt Early, Encrypt Often
A theme that appears anytime the cloud is discussed in the context of IT is security. The general direction of this concern is the prevention of unauthorized access to cloud-hosted data and apps. If the topic is pursued, rather than just acknowledged ...
Gadgetbox - Amazon sidesteps Apple with HTML5 'Kindle Cloud Reader'
By Todd Bishop
From a business perspective, the new “Kindle Cloud Reader” Web app released by this morning will let the online retailer link iPad users to its digital bookstore without sharing 30 percent of the revenue with Apple.
Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader » Coolest Gadgets
By Edwin
Similar to other Kindle apps, the Kindle Cloud Reader will be able to automatically synchronize your Kindle library, in addition to other small details such as the last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights for all of your Kindle ...
Coolest Gadgets
OnLive Brings Cloud Gaming to the U.K. Next Month
By Chris Pereira
Stream games to the device of your choice in the U.K. beginning in September.
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Sprint to offer cloud services in Q4
By Todd Haselton
Sprint's head of business markets Paget Alves recently confirmed to CNET that the carrier will launchcloud-based services during the fourth quarter of.
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Amazon Launches Kindle Cloud Reader
By Oliver Haslam
Here's one giant kick in the teeth for Apple and its App Store policies. Amazon has today launched its new Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader web app, which offers.
Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader app bypasses Apple's rules -
By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Built in HTML5, running on the web and not just iOS, the Kindle Cloud Reader web app allows Kindle users to not only read eBooks they buy from Amazon but books can also be purchased from within the app itself. Unlike Amazon's native iOS ...
L.A. Times Tech Blog
OnLive to launch cloud games in UK in September | VentureBeat
By Dean Takahashi
OnLive is launching its cloud gaming service for the United Kingdom on Sept. 22. This is the the first major international expansion for the company. With OnLive, consumers can play games instantly online from various platforms.
Kindle Cloud Reader and Vudu: The Promise and Pitfalls of iPad Web ...
By Harry McCracken
iPhone to Support Third-Party Web 2.0 Applications Innovative New Way to Create Applications for iPhone WWDC 2007, SAN FRANCISCO—June 11, 2007—Apple® today announced that its revolutionary iPhone™ will run applications created with Web ...
Kindle Cloud Reader Rains on Apple's In-App Fee Parade
By Rob Spiegel
Kindle Cloud Reader, which is already up and running, provides access to books offline and online via a Web browser with no download or installation needed. Without leaving the app, customers can start shopping in the Kindle store, ...
Amazon Sends Kindle to the Cloud — The Gadgeteer
By Ken Schoenberg
Over the past few years Amazon has created Kindle reading software for just about every electronic device in existence. Today, they announced they were taking the Kindle to the cloud with their HTML5 based reader.
The Gadgeteer
Amazon Reveals Kindle Cloud Reader, Based On HTML5 - HotHardware
Just months after Amazon's Cloud Music / Video offerings came online, the Kindle Cloud Reader is following suit. This particular service will allow users to read nearly a million Kindle books right on the web browser, with no download ... News Rss Feed
AppFog lands $8M for PHP Cloud — Cloud Computing News
By Stacey Higginbotham
AppFog, the company formerly known as PHP Fog, has raised $8 million in a healthy second round of funding for the year-old company. The company's name change coincides with the funding and hints at a future supporting languages beyond ...
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Amazon Dodges Apple Rules With Kindle Cloud Reader - GalleyCat
By Dianna Dilworth
Amazon Dodges Apple Rules With Kindle Cloud Reader.
Sprint to launch cloud service by end of 2011 | Ubergizmo
By Tyler Lee
It appears that cloud storage is starting to be all the rage these days, which doesn't make it a surprise [...]
RabbitMQ Now Available in Cloud Foundry |
By Adam Fitzgerald
Cloud Foundry™, the industry's first open platform as a service, just got even more exciting by adding RabbitMQ as a messaging service. Messaging is a critical component in cloud scale applications and RabbitMQ is fast becoming the ...
StorageRoom Wants to Be Your Cloud-based Mobile Content Management ...
By Dan Rowinski
While handling backend data for mobile development is a challenge that many startups are addressing this year, content management systems are also a service that many developers would ...
Cloud Security Firm Dome9 Partners with WordPress, CloudFlare ...
Cloud Security Firm Dome9 Partners with WordPress, CloudFlare | The Web Host Industry Review - Web Hosting News. - Daily Web Hosting News
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Make it do even more — run with more control and precision — for your business. We're how you build, manage, and run a better cloud...
Cloud Computing: 4 Tips for Regulatory Compliance
Cloud computing makes it harder for enterprises to be sure they're complying with industry and government regulations. IT and legal experts offer CIOs ...

Today in Tech: Amazon  launches Cloud Reader
(The Wall Street Journal) * Amazon (AMZN) released its new Cloud Reader, an HTML5-based web app that lets users read and buy Kindle e-books via web browser. The move makes sense considering the company only just recently pulled the Kindle purchase ...
CloudSwing Allows You to Assemble Open-source Cloud Stacks
CloudSwing customers can use the platform to assemble software stacks of both open-source and commercial products for use on cloud infrastructure services such as Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud). They will gain more flexibility compared to ...
iCloud: It's not the cloud, but it's good for the cloud
However, this synchronization service could be delivered to an audience that has yet to understand what cloud computing is, let alone know if they should accept it into their homes and offices. A recent survey from the NDP Group found that just 22 ...
Cloud computing expectations too high
Cape Town - Activity streams, wireless power, internet TV, NFC payment and private cloudcomputing are some of the technologies that have moved into the Peak of Inflated Expectations, according to the 2011 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle by Gartner. ...
Transparency Key To Cloud Security
Customers get help assessing compliance, security practices of cloud vendors through CloudSecurity Alliance's STAR program. By Frank Ohlhorst, Network Computing Is secrecy the key to security? Not according to the Cloud Security Alliance, ...

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