Monday, October 24, 2011

UK government invites bids for public sector cloud

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UK gov invites bids for public sector cloud
By Guardian Government Computing • The UK government has taken the next step towards the creation of the G Cloud with a tender notice, posted on the Government Procurement Service website, for a £60m framework to provide cloud ...
Store your movies in the 'cloud'
Boston Herald
The discs are the first digital-enabled home video releases under the multi-studio UltraViolet venture, a cloud-based movie storage service that lets consumers build a digital library of their films for download or streaming on multiple devices, ...
Conroy could exempt data centres from carbon tax
The Australian
THE federal government could consider giving Australian cloud computing providers an exemption under its carbon tax regime. A spokesman for Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said the government was confident that the tax system was yet to pose a ...
Cybertainment: New cloud service expands options
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By Adrian McCoy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The cloud is a great place to store digital music, but for people who have more than one device with different operating systems, there are drawbacks. Enter MyMusicCloud, a newly launched cloud service from ...
Olaf Gerlach-Hansen Joins the Advisory Board of Dreams Cloud, a Multi-lingual ...
PR Web (press release)
Mr. Olaf Gerlach-Hansen, the director of CuDIC ApS - Culture, Development & International Cooperation - and Senior Advisor to the Danish Cultural Institute, joins Dreams Cloud Advisory Board. Dreams Cloud is a multi-lingual dream resource center that ...
Security Automation – A fundamental promise to Cloud ISVs
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
In a recent conversation with a public cloud provider, the message was loud and clear. Software vendors that use their cloud have an intense need for security, and they need it packaged with cloudfriendly APIs (Application Program Interfaces). ...
Frontline Insights on moving into the cloud with Rackspace
By Bill Brandt, Managing Partner, Channelline Robert Collazo, Manager of Professional Services at hosting giant Rackspace, talks with Channelline Managing Partner Bill Brandt about the steps solution providers need to take to make a move into the cloud ...
Buffalo CloudStor Solo Personal Cloud Storage (press release)
Buffalo announced the single-drive CloudStor Solo personal cloud accessible storage along with a set of new robust features, available as a free update for existing CloudStor users. The Phase II CloudStor system adds a host of new features such as USB ...
Amazon Silk Browser Privacy Concerns Addressed [Faced by Congress ...
TFTS (blog)
When the Amazon Silk was introduced the same time as the Kindle Fire, people asked about their privacy as the browser routes requests through the Amazon cloud to make loading of websites faster. After facing an increasing public curiosity about it and ...
Industry Perspectives: Intel, Avocent, C7 Data Centers
Data Center Knowledge
Here's a recap of this week's Perspectives: Cloud is More a Verb than a Noun – Bob Deutsche from Intel says that moving to the cloud is a complex process that takes the alignment of many moving parts. In other words, the cloud is more of a verb than a ...
NourNet partners with Zservices
NourNet is well poised to address the growing need of cloud-based security, says Taha. By Manda Banda Published October 23, 2011 Zservices, the provider of local Zscaler cloud security services in the Middle East, has announced a partnership with...
Virtual data centers on the way? Poll results
Computerworld Australia
Most readers we asked are using some form of public or private cloud, and many are moving ahead with data center virtualization. On Monday, we polled IT and business leaders about how they're using public and private clouds. The respondents to our pair ...
WOWLOUD, Asia's 1st Cloud Music Service is finally LAUNCHED!
Evan Hugh (blog)
By Azril Arif On October 23, 2011 · Leave a Comment · In News WOWLOUD, the much-anticipated Malaysian-born Asia's first cloud music service has finally launched on 13th October at a fashionable event at Publika, Solaris Dutamas. ...
iTunes vs. Spotify and Facebook Music
By now you've heard about Facebook Music and iTunes in the cloud (or iCloud), so what's the difference between the two? It was determined just before the iPhone 4S release date via an email slip that let it fly that "Once iCloud is set up, ...
Study claims Brits have £2.3 billion stashed in the cloud
Gadgets and gizmos
We may not be aware, but we are using the cloud more and more every day as we, along with the world, move to deposit our lives online. We are now in the verge of saving precious data, including movies, music, photos, emails, family videos and office ...
Tech Recap: iPhone 4S; Ice Cream Sandwich; HP TouchPad Update
Punch Jump
In addition, more than 20 million customers have signed up for iCloud, a free cloud services solution. IHS Inc. this week said Apple Inc.'s new iPhone 4S 16GB SKU costs an estimated $188 to build in a breakdown of the new device. ...
Cloud Computing Opinion: More Froth, But More Clarity Too | Cloud ...
The cloud stack market continues to go through waves and gyrations, but increasingly now the future is becoming more clear. As I have been writing about for a while, the number of competitors in the market for “cloud stacks” is totally ...
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How the Cloud Makes Financial Data More Liquid - ReadWriteCloud
By Chris Lamb
Marcia Metz, a web operations executive at EMC Corporation recently coined the term information liquidity, the ability to freely flow assets and adapt them to different shapes, in ...
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Will Database in the Cloud supercharge PLM for Small Companies?
By Oleg
I want to talk about an interesting segment of cloud technologies – cloud SQL Database. For the last months, I've seen multiple announcements of vendors in this space. Overall, it seems as an interesting trend. In a nutshell, cloud SQL.
Beyond PLM Blog
cloud | blood, dirt & angels
By Philip Martin
But then, I have problem with The Cloud — with that vague digital ether where our books and music and movies increasingly reside, always available, unshackled from the bonds of physicality, hard format or even a home computer. It doesn't ...
blood, dirt & angels
Get a cloud computer on a USB stick. What?
By ameet.deka
cloud computer on a USB stick? Sounds implausible? Believe it or not, Ex-NASA scientist Joshua McKenty has managed to do just that.
Apple hires Yahoo's data center chief — Cloud Computing News
By Stacey Higginbotham
Scott Noteboom, the man who has been in charge of Yahoo's data center operations since 2005, has joined Apple as the iconic consumer electronics maker expands into the cloud. This follows Apple's hiring of Microsoft data center guru Kevin ...
Cool Things: Apple Shaped Tag Cloud of Steve Jobs Tributes ...
By PatrickJ
What a great idea: A tag cloud created by Infectious Greed's Paul Kedrosky from the most-frequently used words on Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs tribute page. Data.
Steve DeMicoli – DFab | Cloud[S]cape |
By editor
Cloudcape is a site-specific installation designed and fabricated by Steve De Micoli of dfab.Studio. Cloudcape was created for the Malta Design Week, which took.
The Compliant Cloud - webcast - Ohad Plotnik's Forefront Blog
By Plotniko
The benefits of cloud computing are many - speed, flexibility, increased expertise, shared workload and reduced costs - but so are the risks. What are the threats to cloud security? Which parties assume responsibility for securing the ...
Ohad Plotnik's Forefront Blog
The Eponymous Pickle: Deploying Cloud Computing
By Franz Dill
On deploying cloud computing. I had always thought this was easy, just point to other places for your data and services. But it is not really quite that simple. This slide show is a good introduction to the enterprise issues. Also a road map that ...
The Eponymous Pickle
Thanks for joining us at the Cloud Mafia Meetup! - AppDirect Blog
By Doriane Mouret
Published in AppDirect on October 23, 2011 by Doriane Mouret. Cloud Mafia is a recurring meetup open to developers, CEOs, sales and marketing teams to meet peers, build networks, share ideas, learn about the cloud and help others learn. ...
AppDirect Blog
Cloud SLM on Android | MyColorscreen, Where Technology Meets Art
By JasonAer
Default Homescreens are dull. Let's spice things up a bit. Signup for Beta. Join us and share what you've got on your homescreen. Android. Cloud SLM. Cloud SLM. Description. Just another one. 3 votes, average: 1.00 out of 1. Loves ...
Oracle Java Cloud Service - A Public Cloud for Real World ...
Time to tackle another reason why the Java Cloud Service is well suited for real world applications: pre-built integrations. 'Integrated' is an easy word to throw ...
Cloud Storage API
Internap is proud to be part of the OpenStack Cloud Software community. OpenStack is a collaborative software project among many players in the cloud ...

HP lines up cloud solutions for the enterprise
Philippine Star
Millions of people use Google each day which is a basic and clear example of cloud computing. The cloud is now the biggest and hottest “real estate” where organizations want to relocate their data center functions, mainly for the promise of better ...
Tech to Get More Social in 2012, Research Suggests
Nucleus Research, in its annual forecast of important trends, pays special attention to cloud computing. Under prediction No. 2 --- "The Cloud Changes Development" --- it notes that the cloud not only makes software development much faster, ...
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