Friday, March 9, 2012

Google Cloud Storage Cuts Prices, Integrates With Tech Providers

Google Cloud Storage Cuts Prices, Integrates With Tech Providers
Google Cloud Storage has reduced its prices from 8 percent to 15 percent across all tiers and is pointing to technology providers that are integrating it directly into their offerings to provide solutions including NAS replacement, active archives, ...

IBM: Cloud Computing Use to Double by 2015
A new IBM study indicates that enterprise leaders expect the use of cloud computing for transforming business models to double by 2015. LAS VEGAS—A recent IBM study showed that the number of enterprises turning to cloud computing is expected to double ...

Cloud computing could touch off global job boom
Vancouver Sun
Metro Vancouver is expected to gain 6000 jobs by 2015 as part of a global trend toward adoption ofcloud-based computing technology. Cloud computing uses a network of remote servers on the Internet, rather than a local server, to manage, ...

Paths to the Cloud: Cloud Computing and the New Channel Engagement Model – Webinar
Seattle Post Intelligencer
hawkeye Channel will present a Baptie-sponsored webinar titled “Paths to the Cloud: Cloud Computing and the New Channel Engagement Model” on Thursday, March 29 at 9 am PST. Attendees will gain insight into Vendor best practices to assist Partners with ...

Cloud Services Provider Intermedia Launches Integrated Partner Program
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, Mar 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, today announced the unification of the company's private label program and advisor program into one ...

Amazon Cuts Cloud Computing Prices
But the leading cloud service supplier has also come under increased scrutiny recently for its pricing structure for some services, such as its S3 storage service. Art Wittmann, managing director of InformationWeek Reports, compared S3 pricing to the ...

Another take on the cloud-jobs debate
7, 2012, 8:19am PT No Comments Whether you think cloud computing creates or kills jobs depends on what jobs you're talking about and how companies will use any IT savings they reap. I had my doubts about the findings of a Microsoft-funded IDC report...


Nirvanix and Acuo Deliver HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage Service for Healthcare ...
Sacramento Bee
The combination delivers a HIPAA-compliant, enterprise-grade cloud storage service that enables healthcare organizations to consolidate diverse department-specific PACS into a unified and securecloud environment for on-demand storage, availability and ...

IDC: Cloud computing to create 14M new jobs by 2015
ZDNet Asia
By Ryan Huang , ZDNet Asia on March 7, 2012 (11 mins ago) Spending on public and private ITcloud services will generate nearly 14 million jobs worldwide from 2011 to 2015, according to IDC study. China and India will make up bulk of 9.6 million jobs ...

Cloud Computing To Create Over 2 Million Jobs By 2015 In India
A Microsoft commissioned study, conducted by IDC, has predicted that cloud computing will generate over 2 million jobs in India by 2015. The findings predict that the cloud will generate nearly 14 million new jobs worldwide in the same time.

IBM Delivers New Solutions for Enterprise Cloud Shift
The new technology represents advancement in the level of visibility, control and automation for organizations to securely manage and deploy cloud services, IBM said. "This year at Pulse we placed a big focus on where our clients are rapidly ...

Google Drops the Price of Cloud Storage Service
PCWorld (blog)
By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Google has cut the price of its Cloud Storage, a hosted service designed for enterprise developers who want to store their applications' data in the cloud, as opposed to in their own servers. The fees, based on monthly ...

IBM Study: Cloud Computing to Rewrite Corporate Business Models
Sacramento Bee
By IBM LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2012 -- LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of enterprises turning to cloud computing to revamp existing business models will more than double in the next three years, as business leaders move to capitalize on ...

Cloud computing could help public health agencies connect with providers
Cloud computing offers flexibility, scalability, technical support and enhanced security, Arzt noted. Moreover, he said, the total cost of ownership can be quite competitive with that of traditional onsite solutions.

Outlook for work in the cloud is positively sunny
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Cloud computing helped create 5 million jobs worldwide, and it will add 8.8 million more by 2015, researchers say. Attendees at last summer's DreamForce 2011 conference in San Francisco, which for nine years has brought together leaders in cloud ...

IMImobile Deploys IBM Software to Enhance Its Cloud Services Management
Bradenton Herald
The recently completed deployment of IBM SmartCloud Foundation software will help IMImobile further streamline management of its cloud services infrastructure, strengthen compliance with stringent service level agreements (SLAs), improve infrastructure ...

Cloud Computing, Hosted and Managed
Channel Partners (blog)
Interestingly, I considered describing the differences between cloud computing, hosted and managed services as a somewhat unique idea for today's and Friday's blogs. However, there are several years worth of articles and blogs attempting to clarify ...

Swisscom IT Services Launches Cloud Storage Services Powered by CTERA Networks
PETACH TIKVAH, Israel -- CTERA Networks, the leader in cloud storage enablement, announced today that Swisscom IT Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swisscom AG, one of Europe's leading telecommunications providers, is launching a range of ...

Who is driving public cloud computing adoption?
Inside the organization, most often IT sees public cloud computing as a means to reduce the cost of IT services and achieve application scalability, among other things. “The inside-out change agent in IT wants to do data consolidation, ...

Cloud computing to rain down jobs
Pueblo Chieftain
DENVER (AP) — Cloud computing will create nearly 11000 jobs in the Denver area by 2015, according to a study by research firm IDC. The Microsoft-commissioned report found that cloud services will generate 14 million new jobs worldwide and 1.1 million ...

Cloud Computing Will Produce the Next Mark Zuckerberg
CloudTweaks News
The next king or queen of science and technology will come from the cloud, I predict. Budding geniuses wanting to make a name for themselves must master cloud computing. Naysayers wag their fingers with conservative statements like “the cloudis far ...

CloudTweaks News

Google Cloud Storage prices slashed
By Juan Carlos Perez | IDG News Service | Published 10:31, 07 March 12 Google has cut the price of its Cloud Storage, a hosted service designed for enterprise developers who want to store their applications' data in the cloud, as opposed to in their ...

Cloud computing will create jobs in SA — Microsoft study
Business Day
CLOUD computing is expected to create about 14-million jobs globally by 2015 — and of those, nearly 145000 will be in SA, according to a new research study released this week by Microsoft and conducted by international analysis and research firm IDC.

Cloud Computing: Samsung Files New Suit Against Apple
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Hours before Apple introduced its new third-generation iPad Wednesday Samsung said it filed a new suit in South Korea charging the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 with trifling with three of its patents. Samsung told the Korea Times there would be "no compromise" ...

SYS-CON Media (press release)

Cloud computing could bring 14000 jobs to Valley, study says
by Stacey Delikat PHOENIX -- A new study says Phoenix could see 14000 new jobs by 2015 as more companies begin using "cloud computing." The cloud is a type of computing service that allows easy access and management of data without the physical ...

CILF to resolve cloud computing legal issues: News roundup
A Cloud Industry Legal Forum (CILF) has been launched to focus on the legal issues associated with cloud computing in Europe. CILF is the sub-group of Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the European industry body that promotes cloud adoption and helps end ...

Microsoft keen on cloud computing centers in India | SmartPlanet
By Betwa Sharma
Jean Philippe Courtois, head of Microsoft International, told Jayalalithaa that these centers will serve as a “Centre of Excellence in cloud computing,” according to her office. They also discussed investing in education and e governance.
Global Observer | SmartPlanet

Cloud Computing Emerging As A Coveted Business Model ...
By Drew Bowling
The budding surge of cloud computing in businesses is only just beginning, according to a study released today by IBM. Over the next three years, the study found, the number of businesses that will adopt cloud computing is expected to more ...

International Public Sector Cloud Computing Summit in DC
By (Kevin L. Jackson)
Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. .... operational requirements. Currently, he is General Manager, Cloud Services at NJVC, LLC.
Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson

ECpE professors research cloud computing
By Kelsey Schirm
Iowa State's electrical and computer engineering professors, Joseph Idziorek and Mark Tannian, have been researching cloud computing and the security issues it may face. Cloud computing, the use of remote computers accessed via the ...
Iowa State University College...

Hosted Exchange and Cloud Services Provider Intermedia ...
By Intermedia Editor
Revenue from Intermedia partners increased 40% year-over-year. In a press release today Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, today announced the unification of the company's ...
The Business Cloud Blog

Lucian Web Service | Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services
By admin
Using the practices by which Amazon compute resources are provisioned, configured, and managed requires learning new skills. Cloud computing expert Bernard Golden guides you through a fast-paced introduction to cloud-based system.
Lucian Web Service

legal, internet, cloud computing - Enterprise Strategy Group
By cwhitehouse
In other words, notes Katey Wood, an ESG analyst, “they said yes, they think theyll have litigation, but no, they are not prepared for it.” via E-discovery in the cloud? Not so easy – legal, internet, cloud computing – IT Services – Techworld.
Enterprise Strategy Group

The Next Era of Cloud Computing | Blogs |
As the debate over whether to adopt some form of cloud computing increasingly comes to a close, the next logical question is going to be how to manage it. It's plain to see that without some form of governance cloud services will sprawl. At the ...
Mike Vizard

Cloud Infographic: 12 Excellent Cities to Find an IT Job ...
By cloudtweaks
Cloud Infographic: 12 Excellent Cities to Find an IT Job Here is a terrific looking infographic submitted by Britt from The information is based. ... Cloud Computing Companies and Information Database · – Cloud ... - Cloud Computing...

Google to Amazon: You're not the only price chopper around ...
By Barb Darrow
Updated: Amazon isn't the only cloud provider slicing storage prices. On Tuesday Google cut the price on Google Cloud Storage by up to 15 percent in some cases. With this move and the naming of five new front-end storage partners, Google ...

Cloud Computing to Create 14 Million New Jobs by 2015: New IDC ...
March 5, 2012 – Spending on public and private IT cloud services will ... Cloud computing will create nearly 14 million new jobs between 2011 and 2015.

Experts Question Whether Google Can Protect Information in the ...
BizCloud® computing | Cloud Computing & Business Technology ... which may compromise the security of government information in Google cloud services.

Cloud computing
Cloud computing is designed to enable users to concentrate on their core ... impediments exist among both users and providers of cloud computing.

Google Cloud Storage–Enterprise Announcements Roll In from ...
Browse: Home / Google Cloud Storage–Enterprise Announcements Roll In from Panzura and Zmanda ... power and scalability of Google's cloud services without all the hassles of deployment of applications ... Since Google Cloud Storage graduated from preview last year, many customers have .... Cloud Computing News: .

ISACA sets cloud computing guidelines | Telecom Asia
ISACA, a global non-profit IT association has published "Guiding Principles for Cloud ComputingAdoption and Use" to help companies manage the challenges ...

Report: Cloud Computing To Create 14 Million Jobs By 2015
The growth of cloud computing will lead to the creation of 14 million new jobs by ... their lack of infrastructure will spur investment in private IT cloud services, and ... From to Microsoft's Sky Drive, the leading cloud storage services for ...

Tool Educates SMBs on the Cloud - Cloud Computing
A new app for the iPad contains key tools to help small and medium-sized businesses learn more about the benefits and risks of cloud computing.

Cloud Storage - A Webopedia Small Business IT Definition
Definition: Cloud storage means. ... cloud services » · cloud computing » · cloud computingaccounting software » · CloudBurst (IBM CloudBurst) » · Click here ...

Free CloudArray Gateway for Google Cloud Storage | TwinStrata
TwinStrata CloudArray® for Google Cloud Storage. CloudArray®makes Google Cloud Storage as fast, easy and secure to access as local storage.

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