Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Ways HP's "cloud computing way" is different and better

Top 10 ways HP is different and better when it comes to cloud computing
ZDNet (blog)
By Dana Gardner | April 10, 2012, 4:49am PDT Summary: HP wants to grow the entire cloud pie. HP seems confident that if cloud adoption grows, it will grow well, too, perhaps even better. Today HP filled out its cloud computing strategy, a broad-based ... 

HP Converged Cloud Plan Uses Hardened OpenStack
HP's new cloud services help enterprises implement an architecture internally now that will match up with an external cloud service provider later, paving a smoother road to future hybridcloud operations. By Charles Babcock InformationWeek HP on ...

HP, Dell Create Clouds For The Rest Of Us
Dell's recent moves are about courting IT shops that need help moving legacy applications to a more modern model, while HP says it can build a better public IaaS cloud option. Our annualcloud computing survey this year confirmed a trend we noticed ...

Veddio Integrates Cloud Dashboard with ConnectWise for Unified Cloud Services ...
MarketWatch (press release)
In addition, it makes it easier for MSPs to offer their clients a complete suite of white-labeledcloud services from a single source. With this integration, cloud products are synchronized with ConnectWise and customer quotes are pushed in to ...

RightScale Support for HP Cloud Services to Deliver Multi-Cloud Management for ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, CA, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- RightScale(R) Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today announced the company will support Hewlett-Packard's Cloud Services by offering the HP Cloud as one of the public cloud ...

EARNINGS PREVIEW: Software Cos Continue To Gain From Cloud-Services Spending
Wall Street Journal
By Nathalie Tadena Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES TAKING THE PULSE: Despite fears of a slowdown in technology spending, major software companies are still expected to report improved first-quarter results as businesses continue to invest in cloud computing ...

7 Ways IBM Will Make $7 Billion In Cloud
IBM in the near future will unveil a comprehensive initiative that better ties together its multi-pronged efforts to offer cloud computing services, according to one of its top cloud strategists. It's not just concentrating on devoting new resources to ...

Hosted Application Management and Cloud Services Company, OneNeck, to Provide ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- OneNeck IT Services, a hosted application management and cloud services company for Oracle offerings, announced today it has entered into a five-year outsourcing agreement with contract ...

Hewlett-Packard Takes On Amazon to Tap Demand for Cloud Services
(HPQ) (HPQ) is unveiling a tool that will give companies access to computing power over the Internet as an alternative to buying expensive servers, taking on Inc. (AMZN) (AMZN) in the market for cloud services.

Hewlett-Packard: Once More Toward the Cloud
New York Times (blog)
Hewlett-Packard says it is again revamping the corporate sales of its servers and software to better take advantage of the growing market for cloud computing by large businesses. The initiative, called HP Converged Cloud, is in some ways the...

New York Times (blog)

HP VANs Take Cloud Computing to a Higher Level
IT Business Edge (blog)
By date: One of the major challenges associated with anything cloud is the integration of different instances of cloud computing that are geographically distributed. The networking complexity involved in setting up and managing those clouds has made ...

HP takes aim at Amazon with public cloud, virtual network components
HP announced that its public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service offering, called HP Cloud Services, will be launched in May. It's based on open source software from OpenStack and more than 6000 customers have already used it in beta, the company says.

HP takes its cloud support approach public while converging its offerings ...
ZDNet (blog)
HP has clearly exploited the opportunity to step back and examine how the cloud market has actually evolved, and taken pains to provide those who themselves provide cloud-enabled services with an architected path to business-ready cloud services.

The six best personal cloud storage options (gallery)
I'm not saying don't use public cloud services but you should really check to see if your stuff will be read by others and who these people are. Even third-party affiliates? Advertisers? We know by now that Twitter isn't "safe".


HP Unveils Vision Of The Cloud's Future
Most networking pros are finding that leveraging the cloud is anything but easy. They are often faced with hardware, software and integration challenges that turn something that is supposed to be quick and easy into something that is laborious and ...

HP advances public cloud as part of ambitious hybrid cloud strategy
By Ted Samson | InfoWorld After a year of chatter and several months of private beta testing, HP today announced the public beta of its public cloud services, which the company is billing as part of its overarching hybrid cloud-solution dubbed HP ...

New HP Cloud Services Strategy Loaded With Managed Services
Most folks know the big-picture strategy: HP is leveraging OpenStack, MySQL and other open standards across its public, hybrid and private cloud efforts. But dig a little deeper and you'll notice that HP Cloud Services also include several managed ...

Roundup: HP Converged Cloud Takes on Amazon
Data Center Knowledge
HP said today that its public cloud services will open to the public on May 10, competing directly with Amazon Web Services and other public cloud service providers. The service has been in a private beta since it was announced in January 2011.

HP's OpenStack bet to deliver what Amazon Web Services won't
HP says its Converged Cloud lets enterprises use cloud computing to deploy an internal architecture to interact with some external cloud service providers that leverage OpenStack. In turn, this could provide a private cloud approach that takes into ...

Cloud Computing - OK, So Here's the Plan: Yahoo's CEO
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Central Technology includes Yahoo's data center, service engineering and cloud infrastructure. Thompson says the company needs "more than scalable technology" to cozy up to the consumer. "This is among the most important changes we're making: we must ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)

HP Delivers Agility Without Compromise With HP Converged Cloud
MarketWatch (press release)
HP Converged Cloud brings together industry-leading HP Converged Infrastructure, HP Converged Management and Security, Converged Information and hardened OpenStack(TM) technology. "The convergence of cloud computing and mobile connectivity is changing ...

HP Leverages VANs to Create Hybrid Cloud Ecosystems
Channel Insider
Bethany Mayer, senior vice president and general manager for HP Networking, says new Virtual Application Network (VAN) technology being launched today will enable HP to dynamically manage cloud computing resources across both HP and third-party data ...

HP takes on Amazon, launches public cloud
By increasing cloud computing revenues, it is hoped that will lessen the financial pain of falling PC and printing revenues. The Palo Alto, Calif. company already provides private cloud services as well as running data centers for select partners.


HP to offer cloud-based computing service
San Jose Mercury News
By Brandon Bailey Hoping to stake a bigger claim in the growing market for cloud computingservices, Hewlett-Packard is moving into direct competition with Amazon and other companies that essentially rent computing services to businesses on an ...

Egnyte Launches Aggressive Campaign to Poach Box Customers
Egnyte is targeting customers of Box by pitching itself as the leading cloud storage provider for business. By Tony Bradley PC World - When it comes to cloud storage and file sharing, Dropbox seems to be the undisputed champion on the consumer side.

How to Avoid the Perils of Virtualization and Cloud Stall
Virtualization and cloud computing offer the promise of cost savings, efficiency and flexibility, but organizations must plan their transitions carefully or risk finding themselves stuck with a bundle of sunk costs and no path forward.

Sungift Chooses PCI-Compliant and Secure Cloud Hosting from Layered Tech for ...
MarketWatch (press release)
... dedicated hosting and cloud computing services, today announced that Sungift has chosen Layered Tech's PCI-DSS managed cloud services to ensure safe and secure online transactions via DonorShare, its new subscription-based, online donation portal.

Radio Free Asia Deploys Enterprise OpenStack Solution From Piston Cloud
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack company, today announced Radio Free Asia, a private non-profit corporation broadcasting news and information in nine languages to ...

The Best Personal Cloud Storage Choices for your Files - Eastman's ...
By Dick Eastman
For data safety and for optionally sharing your files amongst your own computers or even with other people, cloud-based online storage services are tough to beat. Some of the services offer limited amounts of free storage space. Even the paid ...
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Why cloud computing won't win gold at the London Olympics ...
By Steve Ranger
The technology behind the London 2012 Olympic Games will be more about reliability than being cutting edge, which means no room for cloud computing.
European Technology Blog | TechRepublic

When Cloud Computing Failed: Harris Corporation Steps Away ...
By sourya
When Cloud Computing Failed: Harris Corporation Steps Away From the Cloud Amidst all the news of cloud computing successes, the occasional cloud computing. ... As a counter to Harris Corporation's move, InformationWeek says that “ Amazon, Microsoft, and Terremark all offer cloud services to government and operate or plan to build data centers near Washington, D.C., and Google has been steadily adding government customers as well.” Also, several people from government ... - Cloud Computing...

HP Blogs - 3 new enterprise services for cloud computing - The HP ...
By AlisonWatterson
3 new enterprise services for cloud computing. by AlisonWatterson 32 seconds ago - last edited 32 seconds ago. ECS.jpg If you've begun to adopt cloud services, then you've probably already realized that doing so can provide cost benefits, ...
Enterprise Services Blog articles

Luxembourg-Based Cloud Services Provider LuxCloud Appoints ...
By Nicole Henderson
(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Cloud service distributor LuxCloud announced on Tuesday that it named Fryderyk Rdultowski chief financial officer in March. This appointment comes a month after LuxCloud launched its public beta of its ... - Daily Web Hosting News

7 Salient Trends and Directions in Cloud Computing | Tech 4 Business
By Jose Ricardo
Cloud computing is a rapidly evolving field and as more enterprises join the platform, new trends are emerging. In this post, I will cover the major trends in cloud computing for the immediate future (2012-14). Cloud storage goes mainstream in ...
Tech 4 Business

How Cloud Computing is Changing Enterprise Productivity
By Mike Lata
Cloud computing continues to expand into enterprise and productivity, offering access from any location and multiple devices. Major players in the... ... The ROI is much greater when usingcloud services instead of installed applications (or suites ) that are licensed out from companies like Microsoft. Microsoft has various pricing structures arranged for Office 365 depending on business size and needs. Office 365 is based on paying a monthly fee rather than huge upfront costs required ...
TrainSignal Training

The Data Center Journal HPs Growth in Cloud Computing
By Rakesh Dogra
HP is now redoing it business to capitalize on the growth in cloud computing. The project is titled HP Converged Cloud and envisages a stronger sales ... HP is redoing it business to capitalize on the growth in cloud computing. The project is titled HP Converged Cloud and envisages a stronger sales function as far as cloud computing for larger businesses is concerned. ...Telecom Cloud Services Summit 2012; April 24, 2012 – April 25, 2012 IMN's European Data Centres Forum on ...
The Data Center Journal

Oracle faces big data, cloud, hardware triple whammy — Cloud ...
By Barb Darrow
Oracle's hardware issues along with the cloud computing challenge which GigaOM Pro analyst George Gilbert examined extensively, are two big hurdles to Oracle's continued dominance. But its big data problem may be the capper.

Save Energy: Move IT To The Cloud
By Kelly Spors
Cloud computing. The running of computer applications off remote servers, usually the Internet, is considered the next big thing when it comes to improving.
Small Business News, Tips, Advice...

Parallels - Cloud Service Provider Blog - SMB Cloud Services in ...
By ParallelsCloud
Business Today reports cloud computing will create two million new jobs in India alone by 2015. And here's a look from ESDS at 24 countries prepared for business in cloud computing. Clearly, these emerging markets are poised for massive ...
Cloud Service Provider Blog

Privacy risks plague cloud computing, says commissioner | Delimiter
By Vijith Vazhayil, Chillibreeze
In a recent speech on 'Privacy risks and potential benefits in the cloud', Acting Victorian Privacy Commissioner Anthony Bendall has highlighted some of the privacy concerns with cloud computing, particularly in its use by the local government.

HP Blogs - Where is the Real Cloud Computing Platform Risk? - The ...
By TSchreider
So where is the real cloud computing risk? It is my opinion that the real emerging risk lies with public cloud service providers, versus an organization's private cloud. I believe that private cloudsare no more or no less secure than conventional ...
Transforming IT Blog articles

Going Global: Data Sovereignty in the Cloud | Cloud Computing ...
Cohen is a thought leader in the emerging cloud computing industry and maintains a blog at - Elastic Computing Platform (Cloud Computing), ...

Cloud Roles | Cloud Computing Software from Eucalyptus
Learn more about each of the Cloud Roles to find out how IaaS and cloud computing applies to Managers, Architects, Administrators, Developers, and Users.

Ricky Santos Visits Europe and Talks Cloud Computing ...
Last week, Ricky Santos, VP Dell Global Cloud Services traveled to Belgium to deliver a keynote at the 2012 European Cloud Computing Conference.

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