Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Cloud Success Stories

Cloud Success Stories
Six Flags and Yelp reveal how they've made the public cloud work for their businesses. By Charles Babcock InformationWeek We will plant a tree for each of the first 5000 downloads. Lots of IT organizations are taking a hard look at public cloud ...

Cloud Computing Is Still A Leap Of Faith
IT's jumping into cloud services with way too much custom code and way too little planning, our annual State of Cloud Computing Survey finds. By Michael Healey InformationWeek We will plant a tree for each of the first 5000 downloads.

The Cloud Software Companies You Need to Know About
Motley Fool
By Alex Planes | More Articles The cloud computing industry can be a little daunting. Every week there's a new start-up promising to be a Netflix for YouTube, or claiming to leverage the cloud for customer relationship algorithmic optimization.

Start-Up Nicira Plans to Disrupt Networking Giants
New York Times (blog)
By QUENTIN HARDY | February 6, 2012, 8:33 am SAN FRANCISCO — Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon already turn millions of computers into single cloudsof supermachines, managing the flow between personal computers of cat videos, e-mails and the ...

New York Times (blog)

NextAdvisor.com Reviews Cloud Storage Services
MarketWatch (press release)
6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NextAdvisor.com, a leading consumer and small business information web site, today announced the launch of its new cloud storage category, providing in-depth, independent reviews and comparisons of the best cloud ...

Study: Cloud services desired, but pay model has challenges
USA TODAY (blog)
By Mike Snider, USA TODAY Digital lockers that house movies and TV episodes in thecloud are becoming a concept that consumers increasingly seem comfortable with. However, there's a catch. They don't want to pay for storing their content in the cloud.

USA TODAY (blog)

Caduceus Software Systems Corp. Plans to Integrate a Cloud Platform with its ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The Company believes its cloud computing undertaking is well positioned to take advantage of the demand for cloud services. For example articles such as the following have been written that called the move of health records to the cloud as the "next ...

VMTurbo control freak spans more clouds
This "free-market" method contrasts with workflow rules for systems management and cloudmanagers. Those might be able to allocate resources based on priorities, but what do you do when two jobs on a cloud are chasing the same resources?

Don't go chasing ghosts in the cloud
Financial Times
When cloud computing is involved. That was the statement I made in a room filled with chief information officers and some of their chief financial officers bosses in Africa a few months back. The gist of my argument was that ROI is usually a measure of ...

enStratus Adds Cloud Guru Bernard Golden as VP of Enterprise Solutions
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Bernard will help customers leverage the cloud and build best-practice operations based on the enStratus cloud management platform. enStratus announced today that Bernard Golden has joined the company as its new Vice President of Enterprise Solutions.

The Cloud Software Companies You Need to Know About
By Alex Planes, The Motley Fool Posted 2:06PM 02/06/12 Investing The cloud computing industry can be a little daunting. Every week there's a new start-up promising to be a Netflix for YouTube, or claiming to leverage the cloud for customer relationship ...

j2 Global Acquires Cloud-Based CRM Provider Landslide Technologies, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Feb 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- j2 Global, Inc. (nasdaqgs:JCOM), the provider ofcloud-based services for businesses, today announced that it has acquired Landslide Technologies, Inc., a Boston-based provider of online customer ...

Telus Enters Cloud-based EMR Biz
Telus Health Solutions, a division of Telus Corporation (TU) has recently announced the acquisition of Wolf Medical Systems, a leading electronic medical records (EMR) company providing cloud-based EMR services across Canada in the health space.

Symplified Receives TRUSTe Cloud Data Privacy Certification
MarketWatch (press release)
BOULDER, Colo., Feb 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Symplified(R), the Cloud Identity Company, today announced that its cloud privacy and trust practices have been certified by TRUSTe the most recognized internet privacy seal program in the world.

Alteva CSO to Discuss Cloud Opportunities in the Channel at UC3 Summit
MarketWatch (press release)
PHILADELPHIA, PA and SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Feb 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Alteva, a leading cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider that is a subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company /quotes/zigman/56734/quotes/nls/wwvy WWVY ...

Did Cloud Computing Win New York Giants the Super Bowl?
CloudTweaks News
Yet could cloud computing have played a role in Manning and the Giants sequoia-sized finish? Growing in reputation is the capacity of the cloud to boost and reinforce the skills and promise of professional sports teams in a mood to embrace cutting edge...

CloudTweaks News

Doyenz Partners with Symantec to Power Cloud-Based Recovery Service for ...
Sacramento Bee
6, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Doyenz Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based recovery services for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced that its cloud-based recovery technology was selected by Symantec to power the new Cloud DR Option ...

Cloudyn Ends Need for Rampant Over-Provisioning in the Cloud
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
TEL AVIV, Israel--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Cloudyn today announced the general availability of the next generation in cloud cost management solutions, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for dynamically optimizing the costs of cloud computing ...

ScienceLogic Wins 2011 Cloud Computing Excellence Award
MarketWatch (press release)
RESTON, VA, Feb 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The ScienceLogic(TM) IT operations and cloud management platform has been named a 2011 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner by global, integrated media company TMC and Cloud Computing Magazine.

Echoworx Security Cloud Now Accessible to All
MarketWatch (press release)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, Feb 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Echoworx, a leading provider of credential management and managed encryption services for complete email and data protection opens its Security Cloud to the industry at large.

Cloud Computing Rises on Wall Street
NY Convergence
Lower trading volumes and less than stellar profits mean that Wall Street firms are looking to cut costs, so the adoption of third-party cloud-based applications and services is expected to accelerate this year. Scivantage runs a retail online-trading ...

Armored-truck company entrusts tracking software to Windows Azure cloud
Network World
By Tim Greene, Network World UK-based cash-transport firm G4S is trusting the security of Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud service to keep safe the application that tracks where the money is as it travels to and from customers and the company's vaults ...

Pneuron Launches Business-Driven Cloud Platform That Revolutionizes Enterprise ...
MarketWatch (press release)
distribution of and accessibility to any enterprise functions, intelligence, workflows, or ontologies, including existing applications, as cloud or networked services. The result is a new paradigm in application development, business intelligence, ...

Is the cloud really cheaper?
If your company is thinking of saving money by migrating to the cloud, don't forget to look to the long term return, a study suggests. By Ed Zwirn, CFOworld | Cloud Computing Add a new comment February 06, 2012, 7:22 AM — That there is growing company ...

Salesforce's Latest Cloud Offering
InvestorIdeas.com (press release)
Salesforce.com (CRM) recently unveiled its latest offering Desk.com, leveraging Heroku's cloud-platform. The company acquired Heroku in December 2010 for a $212.0 million cash in order to enhance its cloud offerings. Given the significant traction in ...

Startup takes on cloud overprovisioning — Cloud Computing News
By Barb Darrow
As more companies put workloads on Amazon Web Services or other public cloud platforms, many are paying for more cloud than they need. That overprovisioning is the problem Cloudyn, an Israeli startup, is taking on with its new software as ...

Salesforce.com: A Million Cloud Apps and Counting | Blogs ...
By webadmin@itbusinessedge.com
How Salesforce.com Masters the Cloud Companies continue to find successful methods for integrating with the Force.com platform. The battle for control of the cl.
Mike Vizard

Mythbusting:Can a VMware private cloud cost 5 to 16 times more ...
By Marcel van den Berg
Microsoft claimes their private cloud solution is 5 to 16 times cheaper than a compareable VMware's private cloud solution. This posting shows this claim is unfair and inaccurate because it compares apples to oranges. In January Microsoft ...

Salesforce's Latest Cloud Offering
By Zacks Investment Research
Given the significant traction in cloud computing, Desk.com is expected to transform customer support service for social and mobile world. This will also facilitate companies to answer field questions, complaints and compliments via Facebook, ...

What Scientists Want From Their Next Cloud Supercomputing ...
By Muz
What Scientists Want From Their Next Cloud Supercomputing Instance Recently, a report was made by the Magellan project regarding the possibilities and viable.
CloudTweaks.com - Cloud Computing...

How big data and the cloud can manage grid batteries — Cleantech ...
By Adam Lesser
A quiet startup called Greensmith has been building a business out of connecting, controlling and monitoring large batteries installed on the power grid and used for energy storage.
GigaOM Pro

Cloud: does it really save money? | MSPAlliance
By Charles Weaver
Now that MSPWorld Miami is behind us, it's time to reflect on some of the great information that was passed around. After all, that's what MSPWorld is known.

Instructional Technology Blog — What is “The Cloud”?
By John-Mark Ikeda
“The Cloud” is a term that refers to things being done, or saved on computers in a remote location. These computers are called servers and since they can be miles away from where you are, you need internet access to use it. If you have used ...
Instructional Technology Blog

eXo 3.5 Multi-Tenancy Targets Cloud, Managed Service Providers ...
By Nicholas Mukhar
eXo, a user experience platform-as-a-service (UXPaaS) provider, has released eXo 3.5 with a new multi-tenancy feature for managed service providers (MSPs).

BI Scorecard Blog: MicroStrategy Mobile, Cloud, and Social Bets ...
MicroStrategy touted its mobile, cloud, and social business intelligence initiatives at its user conference last week and offered proof that those initiatives are ...

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » In Public Cloud Mega Test, EANTC and ...
In December, Cisco introduced Cisco CloudVerse, a framework and set of solutions that combines the foundational elements needed to enable organizations to.

To the Cloud: Enable Cloud Computing in your Organization - Office ...
See his prior post about the new book, “To the Cloud: Cloud Powering an Enterprise.” Once you have envisioned the ways your organization can benefit from ...

Django Support - Google Cloud SQL — Google Developers
To use the Google Cloud SQL backend in Django, edit your project's settings.py database configuration, and set the 'ENGINE' parameter to ...

Business Intelligence in the Cloud: Survey Reveals Interesting ...
The fast evolution of cloud computing technologies allow businesses to incorporate the cloud in business intelligence and analytic.

Cloud Storage Reviews - Compare Cloud Storage at NextAdvisor.com
Product 1 - 855 ... Compare cloud storage reviews to help you choose the best cloud storage service for your needs.

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