Saturday, September 10, 2011

HP gets ready to make a cloud ... by boiling the ocean

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HP gets ready to make a cloud ... by boiling the ocean
By Gavin Clarke • The goals of Hewlett-Packard's OpenStack cloud are immodest, perhaps even heretical in a Valley where people casually caution you against "boiling the ocean" – or trying to do everything at once. ...
Managing risk in the Cloud
The Cloud allows the procurement of IT services from both internal and external suppliers to be optimized because the services are delivered through the Internet in a standard way. The Cloud is not a single model, but covers a wide spectrum from ...
Microsoft Launches Dynamics AX 2012, Yet Another Cloud Step
The ERP application integrates cloud features, part of the company's "all in" cloud strategy. Microsoft made Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, its enterprise resource planning application, available Sept. 8 to business customers in 25 countries. ...
Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining
Response Source (press release)
Reading, UK, 9th September, 2011- C8 Consulting Ltd, the premier PR and marketing agency for the Thames Valley, announced today that it has been appointed by Value Added Distributor, CloudDistribution, to increase the company's visibility and profile ...
Organisations Not Ready For Cloud: Computacenter
eWEEK Europe UK
The majority of organisations lack the infrastructure to fully transfer operations to thecloud, according to a report by Computacenter this week. The IT services provider surveyed more than 200 IT decision makers at Cloud Computing World Forum and ...
Dreamforce Takeaway: It's All About Cloud Channel Strategies
E-Commerce Times
Salesforce's and Dell's channel-related announcements indicate they recognize that building new channel models for success is essential for the continued growth of the cloud market. In my previous commentary in this space, I suggested that the ...
Which Type of Businesses Benefit Most from Cloud Computing?
CloudTweaks News
Extending this to technology, it is but natural that an innovation like cloud computing will benefit businesses, all and sundry. However, even as George Orwell wrote that some animals are more equal than others, some businesses do benefit more than ...
ExactTarget CEO Scott Dorsey to Introduce Next Generation Marketing Cloud at ...
MarketWatch (press release)
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExactTarget announced today that Chief Executive Officer Scott Dorsey will outline the company's vision and introduce the next generation of the marketing cloud in the opening keynote Tuesday of Connections ...
Cloud Computing and the need to buy differently in the public sector
As governments move to the new Cloud Computing paradigm, is this the perfect opportunity finally to break free of the 'cartel' of traditional ICT providers to the public sector? Is there a new guard with a new approach waiting in the wings for the ...
Rail safety to managing hotels: How Indian businessman are creating unique ...
Economic Times
Apna's founder Baskar Ceri is just one among several Indian entrepreneurs who now use cloud-based servers to deliver complex engineering technology to a host of new users. From increasing safety in railways, addressing inefficiencies in food supply ...
Cloud Computing Start-Up Capillary Taps Retail SMEs For Growth
VC Circle
Cloud computing, mobile phones, retail outlets and customer relationship management (CRM) – all these combined to make a potent blend behind the $500 million (Rs 2300 crore) transaction throughput, recorded this year by Capillary Technologies Pvt Ltd. ...
HP Opens Cloud Services Private Beta
T.H.E. Journal
By Leila Meyer HP has extended an invitation to the private beta program of its new HP CloudServices for developing, testing, and running applications. HP Cloud Services is the newest addition to the HP cloud portfolio, which already includes HP ...
Cloud Software Design Must Embrace Security as Job #1
IT Business Edge (blog)
By date: It's a common refrain – IT decision-makers like the promise of the cloud, but they remain concerned about the security implications of putting their most valuable data and applications outside their own perimeter. Our Sue Marquette Poremba ...
Imperva Unveils Scalable Cloud-Based DDoS Protection
Powered by Imperva's cloud-based subsidiary Incapsula and scaling up to 4 Gbps, key capabilities include defense against all types of DDoS threats, including network-based attacks, like SYN or UDP floods, and application attacks. ...
RingCentral raises an additional $10M to bring calling to the cloud
Cloud phone service RingCentral has raised an additional $10 million in funding, with a goal of expanding its size and scope. RingCentral offers cloud computing-based business phone systems to more than 200000 customers. The service essentially makes ...
Kodak adds cloud printing to five new devices
Not to be outdone by HP's cloud printing announcement today, Kodak also unveiled a slew of new devices today that will support Google Cloud Print and Kodak Email print. You'll need a Google account to access both new features, but eventually you'll be ...
THQ's CEO Says Gaming Will Soon Move to the Cloud
Piki Geek
Consoles of the future will move to the cloud, at least that's what Brian Farell, CEO of THQ, told an audience at Cloud Gaming USA in San Jose. He pointed out that by eliminating the costs of creating physical media, it allows “no physical goods cost ...
CA ARCserve r16: Taking Data Protection To Virtualized, Cloud Environments
By Joseph F. Kovar, CRN CA this week rolled out the newest release of its ARCserve data protection suite, a release with a focus on helping customers and solution providers get ready for operations in the cloud. CA ARCserve r16 provides a single ...
Winners and Losers in Cloud Gaming
By Evan Niu, The Motley Fool Posted 10:19AM 09/09/11 Investing I've always been a console gamer, with my weapon of choice being the Sony (NYS: SNE) PlayStation 3. The landscape for gaming is changing rapidly though, and consoles' dominant role in the ...
Cloud LTE cloud gaming service to debut in October | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
Ubitus Inc. might not be a name that you are familiar with, but it might soon explode across the world [...]
Cloud Links #26
By Travis Balinas
“One of these days your company will start shifting compute resources to the cloud, and as you probably know, the many advantages cloud computing has to offer still leave the responsibility for data security and data compliance on you and ...
The Cloud Management Blog
THQ: Cloud Gaming is the Future | GamePolitics
By james_fudge
THQ CEO Brian Farrell said at the Cloud Gaming USA conference in San Jose today that cloud gaming is the future and that - to paraphrase what he actually said - will inevitably cannibalize traditional retail, with console makers dropping the ...
GamePolitics blogs
Microsoft, Google Cloud Outages Affect Millions | SiliconANGLE
By John Casaretto
Microsoft's cloud-based email services experienced a global outage affecting millions of Hotmail, Office365, SkyDrive, and other Microsoft Live-based products earlier today. Reports are that most of the services are now restored and coming ...
Microsoft's Cloud Briefly Evaporates, Leaves Up To 365 Million ...
By Matt Burns
Others quickly followed saying the same thing: major Microsoft cloud services are down worldwide. Hotmail, Skydrive, and Microsoft's recently launched Google Docs competitor, Office 365 were all unaccessable. Users took to twitter and our ...
How the Cloud Helps Manufacturers Reduce B2B Complexity
By Mark Morley
This blog discusses how Cloud Service Brokerages or Integration Cloud Platforms such as GXS Trading Grid can help manufacturers reduce complexity.
All About B2B
Technolog - Hotmail, MSN outage sparks doubts about Microsoft cloud
By Athima Chansanchai
For a few hours last night, millions of Hotmail users and other Microsoft online services were unable to access or use their accounts, which led to the usual en masse griping on Twitter and Facebook.
Cloud Feed » Blog Archive » Daily Cloud Feed - Sep 8, 2011
By daily
CRNHP's Cloud Compute and Cloud Object Storage are built on HP ConvergedInfrastructure and software and include integration with OpenStack, theopen source cloud infrastructure project that HP joined in July. Sayeghsaid HP developers ...
Cloud Feed
Defense officials seek balanced cloud computing solution | Cloud ...
Defense Department officials are looking to balance efficiency, effectiveness and security while moving away from the department's decentralized network of.
What Happens if You Want to Switch Cloud Providers? « CRM ...
By Jonathan Taub, Rimrock Corporation
You made the transition to the cloud and everything is going great. But what if your service provider unexpectedly goes out of business or is not as trustworthy as you once thought? How can you move your cloud to another provider? ...
CRM Software Blog
Citrix Systems » Citrix Opens Up the Cloud for VMware Customers
Latest Release of Citrix CloudStack Brings the Leading Open Source Cloud Platform to VMware vSphere and OracleVM Users.

Java on the Windows Azure Cloud
Cloud computing can help to simplify and consolidate IT infrastructure and there are large potential cost savings in moving to the Cloud. With the demise of Sun Microsystems, Windows Server and SQL Server have become a common choice of hosting platform ...
Intel kicks dough to cloud, analytics startups
Gaikai, a cloud gaming company that streams 3D video games to Web browsers, also got some Intel cash. Back in July, Gaikai raised $30m in its third round of funding (which Intel participated in and is announcing today), bringing its total haul to $45m. ...
Skytap Brings Self-Service To Hybrid Clouds
More and more companies are turning to cloud technologies to build private, public and hybrid cloudsolutions. However, many are finding that managing those silos of services is becoming an impossibility, surrounded by incompatibilities, ...
HP Cloud Services beta leaves key questions unanswered
InfoWorld (blog)
By Savio Rodrigues | InfoWorld The HP Cloud Services beta provides access to two initial offerings: HP Cloud Compute and HP Cloud Object Storage, which compete directly with Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud ...
Google Music Comes to iOS as Web App
By Daniel Ionescu, PCWorld Sep 9, 2011 6:55 AM iPhone and iPad users now have access access to Google Music a cloud service previously reserved for Android devices only. However, instead of creating a native iOS app, Google offers a Web app designed to ...
Alibaba launching English mobile OS this month, report says
The platform, which was developed by the company's Alibaba Cloud Computing group, relies heavily upon the cloud, offering cloud-based e-mail, Web search, weather updates, and GPS navigation tools. The operating system also synchronizes data, ...
How 'cloud brokers' help you navigate cloud services
By David Linthicum | InfoWorld What's a cloud broker? Gartner defines it as "a type of cloud service provider that plays an intermediary role in cloud computing." Perhaps better put, they help you locate the best and most cost-effective cloud provider ...
IT Firms Profiting From Cloud Use
By Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor As the use of cloud-based services continues to rise, so too do the profits for IT firms offering those services, new research revealed. According to a new survey from CompTIA, a nonprofit trade association ...
Understanding UC In The Cloud
Unified communications isn't like other cloud apps. We outline crucial differences to help you make the best choice. By Michael Finneran We will plant a tree for each of the first 5000 downloads. Buying unified communications as an online service ...
VMware exec counters Salesforce public cloud evangelism
ZDNet (blog)
Speaking at the Citi Technology Conference, Nielsen said anyone that has talked to any CIO knows that the private cloud will stick around as will data centers that are run by enterprises. The one area that's a key difference between us and Salesforce ...

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