Saturday, August 6, 2011

UN Offers Cloud-Based Mobile Phones to Poor

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UN Offers Cloud-Based Mobile Phones to Poor
The mobile phone numbers for these cell phones, as provided by Movirtu Technology, are cloud-based and can be used on any handset. Movirtu, based in Britain, plans to bring its cloud-based mobile phone numbers to at least 12 markets in Africa and South...
Sam Gilliland and Lew Moorman Elected to Rackspace Hosting Board of Directors
MarketWatch (press release)
"Through innovation and our focus on Fanatical Support(R), Rackspace continues to deliver world-class service outcomes in cloud computing for our customers," said Lanham Napier, president and CEO, Rackspace Hosting. "We are honored to have Sam ...
Intel invests 30m in cloud computing
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Intel Labs has announced two new Intel Science and Technology Centers (ISTC) hosted at Carnegie Mellon University focused on cloud and embedded computing research. Aimed at shaping the future of cloud computing and how increasing numbers of ...
Cloud Standards Get Customer Push
The newly formed Open Data Center Alliance is using an array of usage models to weld cloud-using customers into a force that prevents vendor lock. At the same time, the group is promoting secure movement of virtual workloads from one provider to ...
Want to Capitalize on the Cloud? 3 Actions to Take Today
The VAR Guy
A few months ago, I shared ideas with you on how to find the right partner to help you establish sales in cloud services. Now, I'd like to expand on the cloud opportunity by relating three specific actions you can take now to help your organization ...
Huawei shows off cloud-centric Android smartphone
ZDNet UK (blog)
By David Meyer, 5 August, 2011 09:47 Huawei has unveiled its Vision smartphone, the first of its handsets to be closely tied in with the company's cloud services. The 3.7-inch Android 2.3 phone was launched in Beijing on Wednesday, according to a ...
Yahoo cloud chief departs for EIR role at Battery Ventures
5, 2011, 6:14am PT No Comments Todd Papaioannou, vice president and chief cloud architect at Yahoo, has left the company for a role as Enterpreneur in Residence at Battery Ventures. At Yahoo, he drove the strategic directions for both the cloud ...
Panasonic Enters Cloud-Based Communications Market
By Robbie Pleasant August 4, 2011 Leave a Comment Panasonic System Networks Company of America has launched a cloud-based services solution, the Panasonic Cloud Business Phone System. Designed for small businesses, the Cloud Business Phone System is ...
Java 8 Gears up for the Cloud
On the agenda for this new release: engineering Java for the cloud. "Java 8 is supposed to set the scene for the cloud, for a wider deployment arena," said Mark Little, senior director of engineering for Red Hat's middleware business, as well as Red ...
Cloud computing
CNET (blog)
And yet, when I met CTO Kia Behnia this week, I couldn't help but be very impressed by the company's focus on the cloud and its vision for where much of enterprise IT is likely to be heading. According to Behnia, BMC currently has more than 85 ...
Cloud wars
Sydney Morning Herald
The internet cloud seems a lot less sexy when you realise that all it consists of is a bunch of servers in a warehouse, known as a “data centre”, which spews out carbon like there is no tomorrow. There was evidence this week, however, that many might ...
Rdio Beats Spotify To iPad, Intel Spends $30 On Cloud Research, US ISP's ...
Fast Company
--KE Intel Banks On The Cloud. Sensing that cloud computing and cloud storage may be the next big thing, Intel's just forked over $30 million--no small change--to fund two new research labs at Carnegie Mellon University. The intention is to innovate ...
New iCity Lab to lay foundation for R&D cloud-based IT solutions for cities
Channel News Asia
By Vimita Mohandas | Posted: 05 August 2011 2017 hrs SINGAPORE: Singapore is now home to a new research facility that aims to lay the foundation for research and development of cloud-based IT solutions for intelligent cities worldwide. ...
Fear of Change Impedes Cloud Adoption for Companies
Network World
By Todd R. Weiss, CIO It's not budgets, technology issues or strategic worries that are creating roadblocks for cloud projects in many enterprises. Instead, deep-seated fears of change and requirements for more cloud education are keeping many ...
US military scrambles to catch up with the cloud
Despite inventing the Internet, a new online solicitation reveals that the agency seems out of touch with one of the most important recent developments in online technology: cloud computing. Raquel Nelson, who potentially faced more prison time for ...
Pyramid Asks Latin American Operators to Adopt Cloud Computing
By Narayan Bhat, TMCnet Contributor Telecom operators in Latin America should adopt cloud computing at the earliest to keep pace with their global competitors as well as to expand their service portfolio, suggests market analyst firm Pyramid Research. ...
Cloud Adoption Linger as CIOs Hesitant Reveals Study
Cloud adoption is increasing among businesses but CIOs are still hesitant about the technology after suffering initial setbacks, a survey has found. A study into cloudcomputing adoption by UK businesses was conducted by Vanson Bourne and was sponsored ...
How OpenStack Helps Rackspace's Business
Data Center Knowledge
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 hosting ...
CIC deploys Gluster to move applications to the cloud
Gluster Inc., a provider of scale-out, open source storage for public and private clouds, announced Thursday that CIC, a supplier of electronic signature solutions for the financial services industry, is using its cloud storage technology to move ...
Another gaming startup pulls back from the cloud
Digital Chocolate, purveyor of social games such as Millionaire City and Pro MMA Fighter, is following in Zynga's footsteps of launching games in the cloud, then bringing them back in house when demand levels off. It doesn't have Zynga's much ...
IIIS: Cloud brings stability to Suncorp IT
Computerworld Australia
A more stable IT environment, increased virtualisation and less human error are just some of the benefits Brisbane-based Suncorp Bank have achieved since commencing a major Cloud computing project in 2007. Speaking at the Implementing Information ...
Police planning major switchover to cloud computing
By Leo King | Computerworld UK | Published 11:26, 05 August 11 Police across the UK are considering a major move to cloud computing, dumping on-premise IT in an aggressive bid to cut costs, can reveal. In a move likely to be seen as ...
SAP sets sights on NetSuite conquest
As SAP releases the latest update to its Cloud-based offering, Ian Anstey, Business ByDesign UK chief has told he believes there is a surge in interest and in purchasing ofCloud-based ERP solutions, and that businesses are looking ...
Nefsis Multicore Parallel Processing Accelerates Business Video Conferencing
PR Newswire (press release)
The latest generation of video conferencing technology – including parallel processing, cloudcomputing, and dynamic scalable video – powers Nefsis easy-to-use online services putting secure, high-quality video conferencing sessions within the reach of ...
Intel places $30 million bet on the cloud, opens two new labs at ...
By Joseph Volpe
Have you nerds heard? The cloud is the word, and Intel's ready to put its bank account where the industry's buzzing mouth is. Investing $30.
HTC acquires Dashwire to bolster cloud services - and patent portfolio
By Zach Epstein
HTC on Friday announced that it has agreed to acquire Seattle-based cloud services company Dashwire for up to $18.5 million via its HTC America Holding d.
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech
Microsoft Prepares Office 365 Cloud Bundles on PCs | TalkinCloud
By Joe Panettieri
PC makers will soon include Office 365 links and trial offers for Microsoft's cloud computing software, according to Acer statements at CompTIA Breakaway.
What does 'drilling into the cloud application layer' really mean ...
By Adrian Bridgwater
Napier is an affable Texan powerhouse of cloud-speak and enthusiasm. He is, as they say, a maverick -- and has been ranked as a captain of industry by Forbes, CNN and probably Ben & Jerry's ice cream for all I know. ...
Cloud Links #21
By Travis Balinas
Every Friday we like to highlight some of our favorite posts on Cloud Computing, service orientated infrastructure, DevOps, and anything else that grabbed our attention over the week. Here are some great articles from the week of August ...
The Cloud Management Blog
Micronotes Selects Access Northeast for Cloud Service - Press Release
By Access Northeast
Access Northeast's Parthenon Cloud™ powers startup's critical IT infrastructure, lowering CapEx costs and increasing network resiliency MARLBOROUGH, Mass.,
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Movirtu to Launch Cloud Phone Service for the Poor |
By Nelson Hem
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Benzinga - The Trading Idea Network
GetApp Cloud Computing Calculator
By Joshua Hiller
There is a lot of buzz about the business case for moving to the Cloud and there is a clear trend in IT towards rationalizing software applications, servers, data centres and back-office functions to cheaper web-based solutions. ...
Cloud First Buyer's Guide
Tiny, Cloud-Powered Desktops - Technology Review
The profusion of mobile devices is driving advances in cloud-based productivity apps built for the small screen.
Open Cloud Initiative Launches to Drive Open Standards in Cloud ...
Open Cloud Initiative (OCI). A non-profit advocate of open cloud computing ... Non-Profit Organization to Advocate Standards-based Open Cloud Computing ...
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