Thursday, April 12, 2012

HP Builds Private Cloud For The US Army

HP Headed For $39, Builds Private Cloud For The US Army
Forbes
The Army Private Cloud Contract (APC2) is valued at $250 million. HP competes in the cloud computing space with IBM and Cisco. The rationale behind this contract is quick deployment and scale and to increase cost savings. Cloud services tend to be ... 

NASA's New Web Plans Stress Open Source, Cloud
InformationWeek
NASA's entirely new Web architecture will lean heavily on cloud computing, open source tools, and social media. By J. Nicholas Hoover InformationWeek NASA is building an entirely new Web architecture that leans heavily on cloud computing, ... 

SunGard Availability Services Expands Enterprise Cloud Services
MarketWatch (press release)
WAYNE, Pa., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SunGard Availability Services today announced latest additions to its Enterprise Cloud Services portfolio. A new Managed Workflow feature further enhances the built-in resilience of SunGard's ...

Microsoft, Accenture Wrap Azure Cloud Deal
InformationWeek
By Charles Babcock InformationWeek Microsoft has signed a deal with Accenture that makes the IT consulting firm the first authorized to sell an end-to-end public cloud solution on the Windows Azure platform. Under the agreement, customers can sign a ...

How to Choose a Cloud Hosting Service
Computerworld
Here's everything you need to know about cloud computing, plus reviews of three service providers. By Eric Geier PC World - Not sure what cloud computing is, or how it can benefit your business? In this article, I'll introduce you to the cloud, ...

Cloud Computing Skills Shortage Forces CIOs to Grow Their Own
CIO
CIOs, technology vendors and consultants agree that a serious shortage of cloud computingskills across the IT industry threatens to impede adoption and deployments. CIOs best bet for addressing this dearth of talent is to focus on training their ...

Cloud Storage Rewriting SAN's Future
NetworkComputing.com
Purveyors of storage technologies are keeping a close eye on the cloud, wondering if cloud storage is poised to displace SAN and NAS technologies anytime in the near future. It is a valid threat after all, since cloud storage offers a whole host of ...

HP offers its view of cloud's future
Computerworld
By Patrick Thibodeau Computerworld - Hewlett-Packard sees the cloud computing's Big Bang, which started with the launch of Google Apps and Amazon EC2, coming to en end and a new future about to begin. Instead of an expanding universe of hundreds of ...

HP Goes After Amazon With New Cloud Services
RedOrbit
Hewlett-Packard launched a new portfolio of cloud services on Tuesday, dubbed HP Converged Cloud, which could boost sales of its servers and software to large corporate customers. Cloud computing offers a more efficient use of information technology ...

RedOrbit

Verizon Joins General Dynamics Team to Help U.S. Army Move to Cloud Computing
MarketWatch (press release)
ASHBURN, Va., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions will help the US Army move to cloud computing, enabling it to lower costs and consolidate data centers. Verizon, as part of a General Dynamics-led team, ...

IBM Sets 'PureSystems' Model For Cloud Services
International Business Times
2 computer services provider, announced a new campaign called "PureSystems" to sell computers and software for cloud computing. The goal is to sell new servers, software and middleware to businesses that is open-source, or completely compatible with ...

International Business Times

ZipCloud's Ian Leighfield, Head of Business Development, Interviewed by Cloud ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Cloud Storage Reviews interviewed the Head of Business Development at ZipCloud, Ian Leighfield, about ZipCloud services and the online data storage market. Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) April 11, 2012 Cloud Storage Reviews (http://cloudstoragereviews.co) ...

Cloudcor Names Nimbula an Elite Gold Partner for Its 4th Annual Cloud Slam'12 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Cloudcor(R) today announced that Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, is an Elite Gold Partner for its fourth annual Cloud Slam'12 Cloud Computing Conference taking place May 30 - June ...

How the cloud democratizes and complicates disaster recovery
InfoWorld
By Jeff Vance | CIO.com Cloud computing is slowly upending the disaster recovery market. Only a few years ago, disaster recovery meant one of two things: For large organizations, it necessitated huge capital investments; for the mid-market on down, ...

More Than One-Third of IT Budgets Now Spent on Cloud: Survey
Forbes
Companies are investing heavily in cloud computing, a new survey of 1650 IT and business executives shows. On average, they report, more than a third, 34%, of their current IT budgets are now allocated to cloud computing solutions.

Forbes

Piston Cloud Founders and Customers to Present at OpenStack Design Summit and ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack company, today announced its founders and customers will be leading four sessions at the OpenStack Conference taking place in San ...

What should cloud providers know about their customers?
ITworld.com
IBM, though, may take that even a step further by not just protecting data that's in the cloud, but regulating which customers use their cloud services. A blog post from Microsoft community website Redmond Channel Partner recently reported an interview ...

Cloud Passage Raised 14 Million Dollars To Secure Cloud Computing
Portfolio.com (blog)
But as cloud computing has brought data, well, everywhere, keeping it secure has become quite a task. That mission has brought attention to companies like 2-year-old cloud security provider CloudPassage, which faces the hard-to-wrap-your-mind-around ...

Cloud Computing Turns InfoSec Upside Down
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
Then Cloud Computing comes along. Without getting into the nuances what it is and how long it has been around, it is significantly changing the Information Technology (IT) landscape. Cloud is proving to be a force not to be reckoned with.

SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

ViewSonic Creates Cost-Effective Path to Cloud Computing With New MultiClient ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Following MultiClient's unveiling at ISTE 2011, ViewSonic has made it even easier for educators and businesses to create and manage their own private cloud computing environments. With this scalable solution, users can simultaneously power up to 20 ...

Cloud Computing: DOJ Sues Apple, Five Publishers for Antitrust
SYS-CON Media (press release)
By Maureen O'Gara The Justice Department sued Apple and five prominent book publishers Wednesday morning for colluding to fix the price of iPad-borne e-books. The suit was filed in Manhattan federal court. Those charged include Macmillan, Penguin, ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)

Five Cloud Computing Trends That Will Impact Your Technology Strategy
Midsize Insider
Hybrid cloud computing is an imperative: Policies and regulations necessitate that many organizations leverage a combination of public and private cloud services. Organizations should define a strategy for how to integrate these environments and hide ...

Citrix Adds Social Networking Collaboration Cloud Service with Podio
eWeek
Citrix, which is moving more into cloud services but best known for its virtual desktop infrastructure products and services, said it bought the privately held, Denmark-based company to upgrade its cloud-related application options for SMBs.

Firm Interactive Partners with Green House Data for Their Cloud Services and ...
PR.com (press release)
Denver based application development and cloud integration company selects Green House Data for cloud hosting provider and will participate Channel Partner program. Cheyenne, WY, April 11, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Denver based application development and ...

Four Barriers to Cloud Due Diligence
CFO.com Magazine
Cloud computing comes with significant risks. Mitigating them takes work, but that's better than crossing your fingers and hoping you'll get lucky. As a CFO overseeing your organization's transition to cloud, how can you ensure your journey delivers on ...

HP's Newest Puzzle Piece: The Cloud
Sci-Tech Today
As she sees it, HP's decision to launch the new HP Converged Cloud service can offset some of those declines. Amazon may not have seen this one coming. With Google getting so much attention for cloud services, Hewlett-Packard's new cloudplay seemingly ...

Sci-Tech Today

How To Implement Cloud Computing Security | CloudTweaks.com ...
By Florence
How To Implement Cloud Computing Security You may not realize it but your company may have adopted cloud computing. Your company may have subscribed to other.
CloudTweaks.com - Cloud Computing...

Cloud Computing Climate in Canada « CCSK Guide
By hannah
While Canadians are one of the world leaders in terms of internet use and online social networking, it comes as a bit of a surprise that they are significantly behind in adopting cloud computing technologies. According to 2011 statistics, ... According to a Microsoft Canada survey conducted by Leger Marketing, 19% of Canadian C-level executives across all sectors reported that they are not currently using cloud services, when in fact they were using them. The study also showed that ...
CCSK Guide

Cloud Computing Meets Big Data
By admin
With cloud computing companies can spread that data along a number of different servers and still have complete access to the data for analysis. How wants to have a few petrabytes of storage space on their physical location? Not many ...
Analytics

Xeround Now Available in Beta on HP Cloud Services
By Avigail Ofer
Xeround Cloud Database is now offered in beta on HP Cloud datacenter. Launch a zero-management, scalable and highly-available cloud database with 1-click.
Xeround Blog

How is Cloud Computing Like Teenage Sex? Answer Below ...
By John Mancini
We've all just about had it with monolithic proprietary systems that cost lots of money in purchase costs and annual service, require expensive customizations in order to get anything actually done, with frequent upgrades requiring additional ...
Digital Landfill

SunGard Availability Services Expands Enterprise Cloud Services ...
By David Marshall
SunGard Availability Services today announced latest additions to its Enterprise Cloud Servicesportfolio. A new Managed Workflow feature further enhances the built-in resilience of SunGard's enterprise-ready Infrastructure-as-a-Service ...
VMblog.com - Virtualization Technolog...

HP Blogs - Converged Public Cloud Services – By HP - The HP Blog ...
By gtinker
April 10, 2012 HP announced our Public Cloud Services – Something that we – the technical team behind the scenes – have been very excited about for a while. Go check it out @http://hpcloud.com/ and see firsthand how public cloud ...
Technical Support Services Blog articles

Online Tech hires 5 as it expands cloud computing sales
By admin
Compliance is becoming an increasingly important word at Online Tech. The IT firm continues to grow its bottom line as more companies are looking for secure cloud computing options to comply with government regulations, such as HIPAA.
Ann Arbor USA Blog

International Journal on Cloud Computing: Services and ...
By cfptech
Mobile Clouds for new millennium, mobile devices. Social Clouds (Social Networks in the Cloud) Maintenance and Management of Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Architecture CloudApplications in Vertical Industries Cloud storage and ...
techcfp

IBM dives into converged hardware with PureSystems — Cloud ...
By Barb Darrow
Whatever you do, don't compare IBM's new PureSystems to Oracle Exadata or Cisco's Unified Compute System. The company said it's spent three years and $2 billion to get these systems just right for cloud computing and other workloads.
Cloud

Book Review - Cloud Computing Journal - Sys-Con Media
There are many books on Cloud Computing in the market today. Most of them focus on the technical aspects of dealing with designing, developing and ...
cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2229564

How cloud computing can improve your charity's efficiency ...
Cloud computing allows staff to access IT systems from remote locations and ... to fund capital costs for equipment than the ongoing costs of cloud services.
www.guardian.co.uk/.../cloud-computing-improve-charity-effi...

Internet Evolution - Jeff Kaplan - Face It: Cloud Services Improve ...
The management features and functions that come with cloud services are an ... and minuses associated with cloud computing is how clouds will impact IT.
www.internetevolution.com/author.asp?section_id=983...

YouDazzle combines social collaboration, cloud storage
YouDazzle combines social collaboration, cloud storage ... Network World staff writer Brandon Butler covers cloud computing and social media. ... the cloud · 10 most powerful IaaS companies · THE ARCHIVE: Enterprise Cloud Services ...
www.networkworld.com/.../040612-youdazzle-258053.html

Cloud Computing in 2012: Ready for Enterprise? | Managed Data ...
It's no surprise that computing, applications, and data storage have been creeping ever so more and more into the idea of “the cloud.” Cloud computing is ...
resource.onlinetech.com/cloud-computing-in-2012-ready-for-...

CETC32 and Eucalyptus Sign Strategic Partnership to Accelerate ...
April 2, 2012 – Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on- premise cloud computing platform, today announced a strategic partnership with ...
www.eucalyptus.com/.../cetc32-and-eucalyptus-sign-strategic-...

Application Security using Secure Cloud Storage | The Virtualization ...
Virtualization & Cloud Computing News, Resources, and Analysis ... web application, can make use of secure cloud storage for certificate verification means.
www.virtualizationpractice.com/application-security-using-sec...

Alive in the Cloud: Cloud Computing: Google Cloud Storage: high ...
Cloud storage is one of the many ways that organizations are leveraging cloud services today. 3 best practices for your cloud computing first-timers InfoWorld ...
www.aliveinthecloud.com/.../google-cloud-storage-high-perfo...

cloud computing « Greg DeKoenigsberg Speaks
They've taken quite an interest in cloud computing. In fact, they decided to come up with a definition for the term “cloud computing”. And when a standards body ...
https://gregdekspeaks.wordpress.com/tag/cloud-computing/



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