Thursday, May 17, 2012

Cloud Computing and Mobile Processing Saves Small Business

Cloud Computing and Mobile Processing Saves Small Business
Cloud computing, put broadly, is a term used to describe any service available on the internet. More specifically, cloud computing refers to a hosting environment that leverages pooled computing resources by way of virtualization. Cloud computing takes ...

NetSuite Expands Cloud Offerings with Commerce-as-a-Service
NetSuite is taking the next big step to expand its cloud services with a Commerce-as-a-Service platform built on its flagship Enterprise Resource Planning backend to deliver online business applications that run on any device.

Cloud Computing Key to Fighting Data Loss
Disaster recovery is a major stumbling block for businesses, but cloud computing technology can help, a CA survey suggests. The amount of data created and held by companies is increasing exponentially, and keeping it safe continues to be a major cause ...

Balboa Capital Leading the Way With Fast, Dependable Financing for Cloud ...
MarketWatch (press release)
IRVINE, CA, May 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Balboa Capital Corporation, a top equipment leasing company in the United States, is a leader in cloud computing services financing. The company, which has a long and successful track record in ...

Enterprise IT turns to cloud storage to fight data loss
By Ed Oswald If you're worried about data loss, turn to the cloud. That's what a new survey commissioned by CA suggests. Fifty-five percent of all US businesses expect usage of the cloud to increase to meet continuity objectives.


TMC Taking Their Cloud Computing Expertise to SuiteWorld 2012
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
NetSuite, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financial and ERP software is the basis for the annual conference. SuiteWorld 2012 will be the second global conference for NetSuite's customers, partners, developers, and system integrators.

Oracle and Cloud Computing: Database Helps, But Challenges Remain
In part three of a series on Oracle's position in the cloud computing market, we take a look at how the vendor's database will affect its efforts. Part one, "Oracle Embraces Cloud Computing, the New Consumption Model," examined the evolution of the ...

Cloud Storage Security Isn't as Solid as Vendors Want You to Believe
NEWS ANALYSIS: Recent surveys show that businesses are feeling confident about cloudsecurity. Anyone care for a grain of salt? In cloud storage land, it's all roses, sunny skies and rock-solid security with fewer employees frittering away less time on ...

NVIDIA Announces VGX Dedicated Cloud Computing GPGPU
Bright Side of News*
In a slew of announcements, today, NVIDIA has announced their cloud computingfriendly GPU. This GPU is purpose built specifically for Cloud Computing. This card is not a single chip solution, but rather a multi-chip solution that delivers many ...

Bright Side of News*

U.S. Companies View Cloud Computing as Key to Improved Data Protection
ISLANDIA, NY -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced the results of a survey which highlights the appeal of the cloud as an antidote to the chronic loss of data in conventional IT environments. According to the survey commissioned by CA ...

How Cloud Computing Saved My Business
BY Stewart Wolpin | May 16, 2012| Some might find it strange that something as ephemeral as the "cloud" could have as great an impact on businesses as more tangible transformational technologies such as the smartphone and computer.


Dell Targets SMBs With Boomi-based Cloud Packs
Wired News
Fresh on the heels of rolling out its virtual desktop-as-a-service Simplified DaaS, Dell is bolstering its cloud services offerings again with Integration Packs, “a point-to-point integration solution … that enables automatic synchronization of ...

Cloud computing provides 'flexible, mobile workforce' for SMEs
In a recent IBM study, 39 per cent of senior managers said that a more adaptable and flexible workforce was their number one reason for implementing cloud computing in the workplace, followed by the cost efficiency of this type of service.


Opscode Enables Customers To Rule the Cloud
MarketWatch (press release)
SEATTLE, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- From #ChefConf 2012, Opscode®, the leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced that Opscode Chef(TM) provides integration with a wide range of public cloud services.

Assessing the business viability of cloud computing
Financial Post
Over the past 18 months, I have spent a great deal of time talking with CIOs about their Cloud Computing plans. Despite the potential value, many firms have taken a cautious approach to deploying applications in the cloud.

Cbeyond Cloud and Network Solution Streamlines IT Infrastructure for Pro ...
MarketWatch (press release)
ATLANTA, May 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBEY) , a leading provider of network and cloud services to small and medium sized businesses, today announced that it has been selected by Pro Access Systems, a leading provider of ...

Nvidia Makes the GPU Virtual
Nvidia's new Kepler GPU integrates hardware virtualization, allowing more effective use of GPUs in cloud computing applications – including high performance games streamed from the cloud. By Loyd Case, PCWorld Virtual machines is one way enterprise IT ...

RightScale Drives Business Success in the Cloud; Hosts 6th Conference on June ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, CA, May 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- RightScale, the leader incloud computing management, today announced it is hosting the sixth RightScale Conference on June 13 in New York. From large enterprises to start-ups, companies today ...

Venstar ColorTouch Residential Thermostat With Wi-Fi Key Lets Users Control ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The Skyport Wi-Fi Key connects to Venstar's Skyport Cloud Services, which, when used with Venstar's new mobile application, allows users to remotely monitor and control their home thermostats. Compatible with Apple iPhone(R), iTouch(R), iPad(R), ...

Refund Checks To Be Issued For Cloud Computing Tax
Vermont Public Radio
The Vermont Tax Department is getting ready to issue refund checks to businesses that have paid the "cloud computing" tax over the past few years. One of the big tax issues of the 2012 session involved the imposition of the state sales tax on services ...

Opstera Eases Transition to the Cloud With New Dashboard for Monitoring ...
MarketWatch (press release)
s cloud platform in real time, providing a new level of control and assurance. Over time, CloudGraphs will expand to provide data on the availability and performance of additional cloud services. The new dashboard is an important component of Opstera's ...

NVIDIA VGX - GPU cloud computing announced
Now, coming back to NVIDIA, the massive parallel computation power of the latest GPUs makes them, in theory, ideal candidates for virtualisation - each user, connected remotely (or, in a wider parlance, the 'cloud'), could access the power of data ...

DCIA & CCA Forge Strategic Alliance, Announce CCW: 2012
MarketWatch (press release) ) and the Cloud Computing Association ( ) today announced a strategic alliance to better serve expanding industry needs driven by the explosive growth of cloud computing in the software sector.

Open Source Cloud Computing: Could It Be Part of Your Next Cloud Project?
Midsize Insider
But can open source cloud computing be just as good? IT managers at midsize businesses are evaluating open source solutions as part of their cloud strategies because of the flexibility and cost-effectiveness that open source platforms promise.

NetSuite Delivers Power Of Cloud Business Management Suites To The Enterprise
MarketWatch (press release)
"Global business management and anywhere commerce across any touchpoint, from websites to mobile devices, are two of the spearheads of the continued evolution of cloud computing," said Zach Nelson, NetSuite CEO. "Our latest enterprise customers reflect ...

The Top Five Threats To Cloud Computing | ...
By Balaji
Tags: Amazon, apple ibm, Cloud, cloud adoption, Cloud Computing, cloud computingtechnologies, cloud data, cloud service, cloud service providers, cloud services, cloud standards,Cloud storage, critical data, CSP, Data, data and ... - Cloud Computing...

Is Cloud Computing the Future? | Official WebHostingBuzz ...
By Tavis.H
It may be difficult to predict, but some have even suggested that cloud computing may eventually replace dedicated server hosting completely.
Official WebHostingBuzz Company Blog

Cloud Storage and Cloud Backup – Part 2
By Michael Stewart
When you are able to retain your own encryption keys and place your encrypted files in an onlinecloud storage service, you have the best possible protection against abuse, loss, and theft. In several recent episodes of Steve Gibson's weekly security podcast SecurityNow, Steve ... specific podcast episodes addressing cloud storage include #349, #350, and #351. Check back again next week for some closing words on cloud services and content encryption methods to keep in mind.
Kensington Security

Cloud Storage For Free For Dropbox Dropquest Participants ...
By Chris Crum
Droplr Undercuts Cloud Storage Competition. For a limited time, cloud storage service Droplr is offering a Pro upgrade of 100 GB of storage for $3 a month, or $30 a year, in a bid to compete with the host of other pay cloud services that have e.

Cloud computing rapidly approaching tipping point « CopperEgg
By CopperEgg
Cloud computing rapidly approaching tipping point ... According to a separate report by Spiceworks, nearly half of SMBs around the world are currently using cloud services, up from only 28 percent that were doing so in the first half of 2011.

Security Holes in Cloud Storage |
By gHale
There are vulnerabilities affecting registration and login, encryption and shared access to data for cloud storage service providers, a new report said. The.

Can Cloud Computing Ensure Business Success? | Business ...
By Andrew Hayward
It surveyed 100 senior financial decision makers and found that 93% felt that cloud computingwill be important to the success of their business in the next two years. What's interesting about this statistic is not that the majority felt the cloud was ...
Business Computing World

Nvidia's GPUs in the cloud will shake up virtualization, gaming ...
By Ed Oswald
GPUs first revolutionized visual computing, and now may revolutionize cloud computing as well. Nvidia introduced its GPUs for the cloud Tuesday at the annual GPU Technology Conference, an innovation it calls the third important milestone ...

Cloud Computing a Game Changer for Your Company? 5 Questions ...
Think of cloud computing as a continuum that stretches all the way from ... This is a matter of the control businesses have over their cloud services, says Nadhan.

Cloud computing e impresa. Cloud computing e sistema ... - LinkedIn
Cloud computing e sistema Paese: quali esperienze ne avete come attori ed utenti? Il Cloud Computing Summit 2012 organizzato in Italia da The Innovation ...

The Absurdity of Cloud Computing and Hosted Services
The Absurdity of Cloud Computing and Hosted Services Many companies are turning to ... That may be true generally, but it is not in the cloud services arena.

Advances in Clouds - Research in Future Cloud Computing | Cloud ...
The report brings valuable information for people defining Cloud Computing ... He has served on several Groups of Experts on Cloud Computing convened by ...

BI 101: What is Cloud Computing? | GoodData
Admit it—when you first heard the term cloud computing bandied about, you thought, wow, that sounds...heavenly. It sounded lightweight and sexy. You wanted ...

Research in Future Cloud Computing
Report from the CLOUD Computing Expert Working Group. Editors. ... Abstract. “ The Future ofCLOUD Computing” report January 2011 characterised CLOUD ...

Riverbed Whitewater Cloud Storage Gateway Solutions Now ...
... Cloud Storage Gateway Solutions Now Support HP Cloud Services. ... Riverbed enables your business to build a consolidated cloud infrastructure that solves .... initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster ...

Barrier or Benefit? Study Challenges Cloud Computing Security ...
The Trustworthy Computing blog shares Microsoft perspectives about cloud ... with a particular focus on cloud computing and the evolution of the IT environment. ... not use cloud services in the U.S., Singapore, Malaysia, India and Hong Kong.

Wii U cloud storage for save games and player profiles coming
Nintendo will be adding a Wii U cloud storage feature for the new console sometime in 2013, according to a source. Following the trend of cloud storage, ...

Standing Cloud Extends Capabilities with Support for HP Cloud ...
“Standing Cloud powered by HP Cloud Services” simplifies cloud application ... It integrates directly with HP Cloud Services and the OpenStack® API.

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