Monday, March 5, 2012

Free and affordable software to sync your work and life; Google Drive And The Cloud Wars

Free and affordable software to sync your work and your life
It's free, and it works in concert with Microsoft's cloud-based storage service SkyDrive to keep your PCs and Macs synchronized. You get up to 5GB of cloud-based storage. Just like SugarSync, it sends files to the cloud storage and then syncs the files ...

Google Drive And The Cloud Wars
Seeking Alpha
By Aaron Levie For the past six years, any startup touching the cloud storage space has lived in anticipation and fear of Google's (GOOG) entry into the market. G(od) Drive's arrival was meant to instantly commoditize existing offerings, ... Architects Change in the Cloud
San Francisco Chronicle (press release), a dynamic multinational networking organization and producer of targeted business media and events, will host a corporate IT forum, "Enterprise Cloud Computing" on April 19-20. Amsterdam, Netherlands (PRWEB) March 04, ...

EMC gears up to meet manpower shortage in cloud computing
PTI | 08:03 PM,Mar 04,2012 Bhopal, Mar 4 (PTI) IT major EMC Corporation has drawn an ambitious plan to meet the huge requirement of trained manpower for the fast growing cloud computing biz (information storage management) and has started partnering ...

CERN's European cloud computing mission (blog)
By Charlie Osborne | March 3, 2012, 1:42 PM PST In collaboration with two other key research centres, CERN has announced the development of a European cloud platform in an attempt to cope with the rapidly rising demand for high-specification computer ...

Optimus signs strategic partnership with Cloud Security Alliance
AME Info
Optimus Technology and Telecommunications, a leading regional Value Added Distributor (VAD) of IT and telecommunications products, announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), ...

AME Info

CIOs must fit the cloud into IT strategy
Schadler noted that Forrester's discussions with CIOs indicates that cloud computing is a top of mind consideration for most. And he said that most organizations are not looking to the cloud as a method of cost management, but for "extension"-the ...

Inside IT: The Australia Cloud
CIO Australia
Australia's leading ICT experts come together in a 14 part online documentary to address the most pressing issues affecting organizational adoption of cloud services in the Australian market. Episode 1: The Australian Cloud: What's In A Definition?

SugarSync Adds File Management, Enhances Sharing on Android
Gotta Be Mobile
SugarSync is one of our favorite cloud storage tools for a number of reasons, and this week the Android app got even better thanks to new features. The new Android app for SugarSync now makes it easier to share ile and folders, adds the ability to ...

Gotta Be Mobile

The ESA & CERN launch massive, Europe-wide, cloud computing platform
The Sociable
Three of Europe's largest scientific bodies have joined together to launch a massive continent-widecloud computing platform for scientific research. The platform will be accessible to academia and industries across Europe in a few years but before ...

Robert J. Burke
Worcester Telegram
What is “cloud computing” and how did FolderWave get started? “Basically, 'cloud computing' or 'cloud servicing' is how data is stored and information provided via computers over a network. It's software that doesn't run on the client's site.

'Stay hungry, stay smarter'
Korea Times
Cloud computing enables lower infrastructure and application costs while increasing system performance. Although the term “cloud computing” is relatively recent, elements of the concept, such as timesharing and virtual machines, have been around for ...

Korea Times

Software AG participates at CeBIT 2012
AME Info
To do this, Software AG is developing a secure range of products for cloud computing, in which various webMethods products are bundled with solutions from American manufacturer Layer 7 Technologies. With the Cloud Ready strategy, customers can combine ...

AME Info

Contracting CEOs still see spot for mid-tier firms as budget shrinks
Washington Post
On deciding whether to pursue cloud computing work: Davies “The investment to become a cloudprovider is just so enormous that even though we're a $4 billion company, we're just not going to have the same kind of pocketbooks as the Googles or the ...

Intel: An Ideal GARP Stock
Seeking Alpha
I expect the growth will come from strong product pipeline and opportunities in Cloud Computing. Intel has an 80% market share in the PC Industry and it derives 66% of its revenues from this segment. One of the concerns which bother most of the ...

Juniper, ZTE Talk Network Evolution
CloudTimes (blog)
Noting the growth of new devices connected to the mobile internet, and the uptake of apps and cloud services, “this really adds up to a big shift in how service providers can capture revenue.” According to the executive, there needs to be a focus on ...

CloudTimes (blog)

Celebrating 30 Years of Being the Agency of Choice
Cloud computing, online file storage and digital signatures are mainstream in this progressive agency, allowing for greater productivity, efficiency, and flexibility. Hitz embraced the Internet as a revolutionary tool and was the first real estate ...

A hands-on Windows 8: Touch, swipe & a little grope
Business Standard
Consumer preview of Windows 8 includes the Windows Store, where users can download and try out apps for free (Vimeo, Cut the Rope, etc) and move content across devices, including Windows mobile phones using the Cloud storage.

Mobily and Huawei Announce First Commercial Service Delivery Platform in the ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Market research firm Infonetics Research noted in a 2011 report that there has been a great deal of buzz over the last few years about leveraging SDPs for advanced applications such as machine-to-machine services, mobile advertising and cloud services; ...

News Digest: March 5
Federal Times
Only half of government managers and executives worldwide expect to reap savings through cloud computing, according to a report released last month by KPMG International. Governments in Canada, the US and the United Kingdom are the most concerned about ...

Treeno doing more with less
Thibodeau said the company was one of the industry's first to embrace cloud computing. The Treeno EDM Cloud software provided Web-based solutions with secure, global mobile access. The fundamentals of flexibility and scalability were established early ...

Run! Radio Show Covers Privacy & Social Media
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Matt and Sean are two terrific young engineers with EMC, involved with social media and cloud storage, respectively. Run! 1 covered privacy (and the lack thereof) and emerging careers in social media. I was accused of being a little Ron Paul-ish (not ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)

QITCOM exhibition and conference starts on March 5
AME Info
It also includes over 14 panel sessions addressing the most poignant and of the moment topics dictating ICT agendas for both the public and private sectors including,Cloud Computing, National Digitization, Cyber-security and Digital & Mobile ...

AME Info

Windows 8 worked on my old fella, but it was touch and go
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Microsoft is lumping the devices under one OS and plans to use cloud storage to keep everything in sync. It announced the availability of Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday, making it available for downloading to early adopters to kick the tires.

Synechron announces acquisition of Esquire Systems in Dubai, UAE
AME Info
We want to match Esquire Systems' local presence and long standing relationships with our deep rooted strength in high end technology delivery especially in the niche areas of Cloud Computing, IT Strategy & Architecture and Mobile development along...

AME Info

HP supports ICT business in Qatar with platinium sponsorship of QITCOM 2012
Zawya (registration) (press release)
Doha, Qatar, March 4, 2012 - HP announced its participation in QITCOM 2012, showcasing its new Cloud Solutions that advance deployment of private, public and hybrid clouds, enabling enterprises, service providers and governments to capitalize on...

Zawya (registration) (press release)

Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows Server 8 Marked Microsoft's Week
Windows 8's cloud-related features include cloud storage, the ability to roam all settings, and communicate with email and contacts from a Windows Phone smartphone or Windows PC. Microsoft is also providing Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 5, ...

HTC One X Can Take Down iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3
With Cloud storage partnership with Dropbox (25 GB of free cloud storage) along with 32 GB of internal memory and 1 GB RAM storage HTC One X will have similar advantage which Apple iPhone 5 is going to enjoy with iCloud service.

Microsoft announces availability of Windows 8 Consumer Preview
AME Info
An optional additional sign-on with a Microsoft account provides access to a host of features, including the ability to roam all settings, use cloud storage, communicate with email, calendar and contacts, and connect to a broad range of services.

AME Info

Where Is The Free Cash Flow At Equinix?
Seeking Alpha
In the mid 2000s it was about upgrading the data networks, but now it's cloud services. In a few years, it will be something else. Just check out Level 3 Communications (LVLT). That company has been promising the profitable network of the future since ...

InMotion hosting is awarded as the Best Business Web Hosting provider 2012
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
By leveraging cloud computing technology Max Speed Zone, InMotion hosting delivers high performance websites which are up to 6X faster than the competition. All their servers are 24/7 monitored. Any issues are automatically detected and escalated to ...

KFUPM, Mobily review strategic partnership
Saudi Gazette
... linking the university with its branches, information technology services such as managed andcloud services and cover the university with the latest wireless services (such as 4G, WIFI, WIMAX), disclosed a latest KFUPM press release.

What Will Windows 8 Mean for Windows Phone
Windows 8 News
Like Apple, Microsoft is going down the route of trying to develop an operating system that will be consistent across home computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, not just through the use ofcloud computing, but also by providing a similar look ...

Recovery bypasses Silicon Valley non-tech workers
China Post
They also reflect some changes unique to the most recent tech boom, fueled by social media, cloud computing and mobile apps. As per capita income rises in the region, the median income has fallen, suggesting that as some people are getting richer, ...

Saudi- STC, Royal Commission of Jubail promote mutual cooperation
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Ahead of it is the amazing cloud computing technology, which was launched recently by STC. The latest technology aims to enable customers to transform their firms, regardless of their size, into electronically administered firms, without accruing ...

STC, Jubail Commission further foster teamwork
Saudi Gazette
STC is the unique provider of services, smart solutions and pioneer technological innovations for business sector in the Kingdom, ahead of it is the amazing cloud computing technology which the company launched recently. The latest technology aims to ...

Why the cloud has me fearing Wall-E more than Skynet — Cloud ...
By James Urquhart
Understanding why means understanding how the evolution of cloud computing is different from the story of Skynet. According to one fan site, Skynet was the result of a decision to build a centralized computer to coordinate a network of ...

Cloud Computing's Role in Job Creation
The research tells us that cloud computing goes beyond business ... According to the study, however, government adoption of IT cloud services will be quite ...

George Chetcuti's Blog » Blog Archive » Cloud Computing Challenge
Amazon is working with the German University – Freie Universitat on the Plat_Forms contest of this year which will focus on cloud computing and scalability.

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