Saturday, March 31, 2012

Google Drive Leak Shows 5GB of Free Cloud Storage

Google Drive Leak Tips 5GB of Free Cloud Storage
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius Google's rumored cloud service is reportedly on track for a mid-April release, with 5GB of free storage for every user, according to leaked screen shots obtained by The blog posted a shot of the landing page for ...

New Google Drive screenshot shows 5GB free cloud storage per user
Google's upcoming Drive cloud storage service will reportedly offer each of its users 5GB of cloud storage for free, according to a screenshot from TalkAndroid. In early February, we heard that Google would soon launch a cloud storage service similar ...

6 Reasons To Use Multiple Cloud Providers
Music Mastermind, Coupa Software share why they turned to more than one cloud servicessupplier. Yes, you can mix and match Amazon and Rackspace. By Charles Babcock InformationWeek Some people are debating whether to use a cloud service; ...

Microsoft Report Links Cloud Computing with Small Business Growth
(IW 500/16) released a report this week demonstrating how small businesses are turning to thecloud to help them become major players in the global market. With paid cloud servicesexpected to double in the next five years and triple in the next three ...

Cloud computing: a business model game changer
The Guardian (blog)
Cloud services, whether private, hybrid or public, can achieve significant efficiencies in making IT operations much more responsive to business needs. As budgets remain tight, chief information officers are looking to the cloud to reduce their overall ...

The Guardian (blog)

Google's GDrive Cloud Storage to Launch with 5 GB Free Storage
Gotta Be Mobile
Google's speculated launch of its cloud storage system dubbed GDrive may launch with 5 GB of free storage in an effort to compete against Microsoft's SkyDrive, Apple's iCloud, and other third-party services like Box and Dropbox.

Google Drive cloud storage service to have 5GB free: sources
It's been rumored and awaited nearly as long as the now released "Duke Nuke'm Forever." It's the Google Drive (formerly called the GDrive), and rumor has it that it will finally make its debut in April. The latest information hit earlier this week, ...

Cloud-computing leader VMware shifts focus 'private clouds' for companies
Peninsula Press
By Liu (Laura) He | 30 Mar 2012 The picture shows VMware's global cloud vision, in which customers could use cloud services from multiple providers across the globe as if they were a single virtual cloud. (Image: courtesy of VMware) Palo Alto-based ...

Reality Check: Busting Through Cloud Computing Myths
by Andy Jones As IT consultants, MCPc hears and assesses “cloud myths” like these every day. We bust through them by leveraging the latest virtualization andcloud computing technologies to enable secure, mobile anyplace workspace environments for our ...


Cloud News: Caringo, Nimsoft, Layered Tech
Data Center Knowledge
Caringo enables three different cloud storage services. Caringo announced that three organizations have recently adopted the Caringo Object Storage Platform powered by CAStor to provide cloud storage services targeted towards the archiving, ...

Microsoft data suggests SMB cloud adoption poised to double
ZDNet (blog)
Usage of paid cloud services could double among small and midsize businesses within the next five years, according to new research released this week by software giant Microsoft. Its latest examination of adoption trends, which covers 3000 SMB ...

ZDNet (blog)

Cloud Computing: Washington to Put $200 Million into Big Data R&D
SYS-CON Media (press release)
As a start, NSF will be funding a $10 million Expeditions in Computing project based at Berkeley to integrate machine learning, cloud computing and crowd sourcing. It will also provide the first round of grants to support EarthCube, a system that lets ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)

Cloud Computing: Apple Gets in Dutch with Ozzie Regulator
SYS-CON Media (press release)
By Maureen O'Gara Australia's Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) filed a legal complaint against Apple Wednesday charging it with misleading consumers in promoting its new iPad. It said Apple suggests the iPad with Wifi+4G can connect to an ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)

Autodesk Uses Cloud Computing to "Fix" PLM
By Fredric Paul / March 29, 2012 3:30 PM / 0 Comments This post is part of our ReadWriteCloud channel, which is dedicated to covering virtualization and cloud computing. The channel is sponsored by Intel and VMware. Read the case study about how Intel ...


Cyberport and OGCIO host cloud computing symposium
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
"Without doubt, cloud computing is going to be the prevailing trend in the market in the years to come, and will be one of the key drivers for the economic development of the region, with great potential not only in the local market, but also the huge ...

Telco Giants Bet Big on Carrier Cloud, Heavy Reading Reports
MarketWatch (press release)
Big Vendors Race to Establish Carrier Cloud Leadership examines the evolving infrastructure for carrier cloud and how five key network equipment vendors are positioned to address it. It describes emerging cloud concepts, including unified cloud ...

M2 Technologies Now Offering Autodesk's 2013 Manufacturing Software Portfolio ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NASHUA, NH, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- M2 Technologies today announced it will offer Autodesk's latest 2D and 3D design and engineering software for manufacturers. The new 2013 product lineup for manufacturers includes the complete ...

Cloud Computing: Dell and Morphlabs Partner on SSD Cloud
SYS-CON Media (press release)
By Maureen O'Gara Morphlabs has launched what it reckons is the first all solid-state drive (SSD) cloud platform. Yes, Amazon's DynamoDB database uses SSDs, and CloudSigma added SSDs to its public cloud last November but not end-to-end.
SYS-CON Media (press release)

Google Cloud Drive could offer 5GB of free storage
TG Daily
Cloud-based storage is all the rage today with multiple providers - including Dropbox and Apple - competing in the lucrative space. As such, it comes as little surprise to learn that Google is reportedly planning to offer a cloud storage platform at ...

Autodesk's New Design Suites, Cloud Services for Manufacturers
Today's Medical Developments
Autodesk Inc. unveils its new 3D design and engineering software portfolio for manufacturers, offering a complete set of integrated and interoperable suites and cloud services to simplify design, visualization, and simulation workflows from product ...

Google Drive to arrive with free 5 GB cloud storage
Mumbai: Google's cloud storage service - Drive, will offer 5 GB of free storage, according to a report. TalkDroid, which managed to grab the images of the cloud storage service, also said that the service will initially launch in Beta version.

Private cloud-public cloud schism is a meaningless distraction
InfoWorld (blog)
By David Linthicum | InfoWorld I've heard it all about private clouds over the last few years. "Private clouds are not true clouds," say the public cloud computing purists. "Private clouds are the best way to move toward cloud computing," say those who ...

Dell Launches Cloud Services and Solutions Certification
The VAR Guy
Dell is gearing its partners for the cloud services world with a new certification uniquely designed for the cloud. But it doesn't mean VARs have to go all-Dell when they go to the cloud. Dell is encouraging partners to mix and match where they see fit ...

The Not-So-Hidden Risk of a Cloud Meltdown, and Why I'm Not So Worried
Wired News
Is the risk of a cloud meltdown enough to keep you off the map? Photo: The Fayj/Flickr In “The hidden risk of a meltdown in the cloud,” a Technology Review blogger reacts to a paper by Bryan Ford on “the unrecognised risks of cloud computing.

Wired News

Cloud Computing: GridGain Claims It's Big Data 2.0
SYS-CON Media (press release)
GridGain CloudBoot to deploy and provision GridGain in public cloud deployments, easing deployments for OpenStack, Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure. Enterprise-grade security with a comprehensive security model for node discovery and grid clients.
SYS-CON Media (press release)

Cloud Computing: Leading From The Front – Part 1
CloudTweaks News
Cloud computing is not just a trend. It is changing the way IT organizations drive business value. In a short span of time, cloud computing has changed the way in which businesses and individuals consume computing resources.

UXFlip wins cloud computing Best in Show
Philadelphia Business Journal
UXFlip won the Best in Show award for its presentation at the Phorum 2012 National Cloud Computing Conference on Wednesday. The West Chester, Pa., company was one of 14 companies to present at the conference, which was put on by the Greater ...

Pricey, Buggy Services Stymie Cloud Backup Market
Infostor magazine
It's an encouraging statistic that bodes well for the cloud storage market. However, the news isn't as good on the customer service front. The data shows that as cloud backup and disaster recovery adoption grows, a majority of customers are ...

SMEStorage Adds Support for S3 Compatible Cloud to Its ...
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
By Newswire London, United Kingdom, March 30, 2012 --( SMEStorage today announced that it has worked with, the premier Italian Cloud Storage Service, to add it as a supported service to the SMEStorage Cloud ...
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

Cloud computing - Delivering the right services to the right users ...
By HowieT
... perspectives on the role of technology in Government. The focus of the content will be on the following topics: business intelligence; environmental sustainability; cloud computing; operational efficiency; smarter government; open government.
MSDN Blogs

5 things to consider before using cloud services | Thoughts on Cloud ...
By Sebastian Rzepka
Of course, security is always an aspect to consider when talking about cloud computing. Service providers promise that ... Data from other applications can enrich cloud services and provide comprehensive insight. In general, most services ...
Thoughts on Cloud Blog

SMBs using cloud computing to remain competitive, study says ...
By administrator
Since implementing innovative technologies is one of the best ways for small and medium-sized businesses to remain competitive with larger firms, more decision-makers are deploying cloud computing to level the playing field.

A Brief Guide To Cloud Computing - Shared Hosting Check – Hints ...
By admin
There is a new buzz word in terms of hosting which word is cloud hosing. Cloud Web hosting, in the most basic evaluate, is number of several servers which have been all connected together this also forms the 'cloud' in cloud computing.
Shared Hosting Check - Hints,...

Utah's Labor Market and Economy: Cloud Services Face Taxing ...
By MeLauni Jensen
"This could really be a harbinger for cloud computing taxation," says Miller. "Many states may look to Utah's ruling as a template of how to tax cloud services into the future." The Utah ruling is different from how other states have approached ...
Utah's Labor Market and Economy

Cyberport and OGCIO host cloud computing symposium
"Without doubt, cloud computing is going to be the prevailing trend in the market in the years to come, and will be one of the key drivers for the economic development of the region, with great potential not only in the local market, but also the ...
HKSAR Government Press Releases

HP Blogs - Talking HP Cloud Services at Pathways to Cloud Roa ...
By michele.degani
Jake Ludington talks with HP Fellow Charlie Bess at the Pathways to Cloud Road Show in Dallas, TX, about HP's public cloud computing offerings and how they fit with other HP offerings. Check out the HP Pathways to Cloud Road Show 2012 ...
Enterprise Services Blog articles

Google's New Cloud Storage Service (Drive) Spotted In The Wild ...
Back in February we reported on a new Google Cloud service dubbed Drive“ or GDrive that could be seeing a release in the coming months, and that.
Android Headlines

Aepona Telecom Cloud Services Summit 23-25th April, 2012, Berlin
By admin
Aepona is presenting and exhibiting at the 3rd Annual Telecom Cloud Services Summit. The event will feature practical operator case studies, expert presentations, training master classes and informal brainstorming sessions. There will also ...

Is cloud computing is more beneficial to business than traditional ...
By amrinder
Interestingly 64% of senior finance executives said cloud computing is more beneficial than traditional IT outsourcing. The cloud combines cost cutting with things like being able to take up the latest and greatest technology without having to ...
The Outsource Blog

Zenny's Weekly Cloud Links #50 by @tbalinas via @Zenoss
By Travis Balinas
Post image for Zenny's Cloud Links #50 – DevOps, NoOps, Cloud Bursting,. Every Friday we like to highlight some of our favorite posts on IT Operations, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Big Data and anything else that grabbed our attention over the week. Here are some great ... Cloud computing brings many advantages including elasticity, flexibility, and pay-per-use. But when looking at cloud security, and specifically encrypted cloud storage the picture is much more complex. In cloud ...
Transforming IT Operations

OakLeaf Systems: Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 3 ...
By Roger Jennings (--rj)
You can verify your files have made it into blob storage using an explorer tool such as Cloud Storage Studio or Azure Storage Explorer. This is the initial drop of Blob Drop. As Blob Drop is new and has not yet been heavily tested, please treat ...
OakLeaf Systems

Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 2)
Developing an effective cloud computing adoption strategy is anchored in your philosophy ...

Google's Cloud Storage Service Arriving Early April
Google's Drive service is likely to sneak out of the garage in the next few weeks according to insiders at the company, bringing it into conflict with Apple, Amazon, ...

Google Drive Cloud Storage Might be Launched Soon | Dice Blog ...
Google will be launching a new cloud-based storage service called Google Drive , ... a social network (Google+), Google has yet to deliver an official cloud storage service. ... Software Engineer - Java, Cloud Computing - Well Funded Start Up ... Cloud Services Architect Tech Mahindra (Americas) Inc. - Atlanta, GA · Cloud ...

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