Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Cloud Services Boost SMB Security

Cloud Services Boost SMB Security, Says Microsoft Survey
PC Magazine
"Using the cloud" was defined broadly in this survey, as it included software-as-a-service as well as deploying servers on cloud infrastructure to run their own applications. Survey respondents were using a variety of cloud services, not just Microsoft ...

Cloud Computing Security Benefits Dispel Adoption Barrier for Small to Midsize ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Cloud services reduce time and money spent managing security and increase protection against cyberthreats, Microsoft study shows. REDMOND, Wash., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Research released today by Microsoft Corp. shows that small and ...

Cloud computing tools: Improving security through visibility and automation
Network World
By Robert Scheier, CSO Many enterprises are reluctant to move critical cloud applications out of their own data centers and into the public cloud due to security concerns. Yet the same automated, consistent provisioning that is essential to managing ...

Cloud Management Tools: Beware 3 Pain Points
InformationWeek
By Beth Stackpole InformationWeek Despite the growing sophistication of IT professionals building out cloud environments, the management piece of the puzzle still tends to be an afterthought--a scenario that can cause problems as cloud services mature.

Mobility, Cloud, Virtualization Gain Traction Among Small Businesses: Symantec
eWeek
Small businesses are turning to mobile devices and technologies, virtualization and cloud computing to improve disaster preparedness. Cloud computing, virtualization and mobile technology are increasingly prevalent among small and midsize businesses, ...

The real limits of cloud computing
ITworld.com
It is increasingly apparent that the level of hype around cloud computing has reached new and dizzying levels, and personal and business storage seems to be the latest "hot" implementation through which the Glories of Cloud are proclaimed.

Oracle Embraces Cloud Computing, the New Consumption Model
NetworkComputing.com
The clouds have lifted at Oracle, one might say. In a series of briefings at the recent Oracle Industry Analyst World 2012, the software vendor set its sights on the cloud computing market, announcing a broad portfolio of products and services to ...

ServiceNow Knowledge12 Now Largest Gathering of IT Professionals Using Cloud ...
MarketWatch (press release)
We are proud to say Knowledge12 has firmly established itself as the largest event focused on the use of cloud services by enterprise IT for service automation," said Beth White, ServiceNow VP of marketing. Knowledge12 will feature ServiceNow executive ...

SAP Says Business ByDesign Remains Part Of Cloud Strategy
Wall Street Journal
XE) remains committed to its Business ByDesign cloud computing software despite doubts in the past about the product's potential, Co-Chief Executive Bill McDermott told Dow Jones in an interview. "There probably was a moment where it (ending the ...

WFT Cloud Announces SCIF Methodology at SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG to Reduce ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
WFT Cloud, the first certified SAP Cloud Services Partner, continues to provide its customers tangible cost savings when migrating or deploying their SAP Non-Production landscapes onCloud. WFT Cloud customers have greatly benefited from its rapid ...

Microsoft cloud survey: Security, cost both a deterrent and an attraction
Network World
By Tim Greene, Network World Small and midsize businesses that actually use cloud servicessee them as a way to boost security and save money, according to a survey sponsored by Microsoft. The same survey finds similar-size businesses not using cloud ...

SAP Seen Boosting Cloud to Vindicate SuccessFactors Deal
Bloomberg
SAP AG (SAP) plans to show this week it has learnt from a flawed venture into Internet-based software five years ago with its new strategy for cloud-computing, months after the $3.4 billion purchase of SuccessFactors Inc. Investors' attention at SAP's ...

Bloomberg

Telx Expands Cloud Service Offerings Through Partnership With ContinuityX
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, May 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Telx(R), a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that ContinuityX Solutions, Inc. (CUSX), a unique provider of ...

Vaultive Introduces Enterprise-Class Cloud Data Encryption Solution for Hosted ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, May 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions that enable organizations to leverage the economy and efficiency of cloud computing while maintaining data security, control and compliance ...

DynamicOps Cloud Suite Selected as 2012 MITX Innovation Awards Finalist
MarketWatch (press release)
By helping global enterprises simplify operations through our patented self-service cloud computing solution, we're enabling businesses to be incredibly agile and much more competitive," said Rich Krueger, CEO of DynamicOps. Enterprises are eager to ...

StorSimple, TwinStrata join in HP Cloud love-in
Register
By Chris Mellor • Get more from this author Cloud storage gateway suppliers are cosy-ing up to HP with both StorSimple and TwinStrata emphasising their HP Cloud Storage creds. StorSimple has certified the HP Cloud Services public beta offering, ...

SMBs Are Adopting Virtualization, Cloud and Mobility for Improved Disaster ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Cloud at Symantec Corp. "SMBs cannot afford lengthy downtimes so the ability to quickly recover from a disaster is critical. Technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility, combined with a sound plan and comprehensive security and ...

OpenFlow: A Cloud Industry Uprising?
InformationWeek
The big idea--and this is a classic tech industry argument--is that you can accomplish more by separating the operating system from the applications, the operating system from the hardware, and, in cloud computing, the server from the service.

Riverbed's Whitewater Cloud Storage Gateway Solutions Now Support HP Cloud ...
The Complete Managed Services Resource
By Sujata Garud Select organizations will now be able to eliminate the administrative burden and costs associated with tape technology by deploying Whitewater gateways with HP Cloud Services. Client companies will be able set up Whitewater gateways and ...

Define Cloud Computing With Business Outcomes, Not Jargon, Says Kelway
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Kelway, the IT solutions and services provider, aims to remove the barriers to business adoption of cloud computing. The company today announces the evolution of its cloud computingsolution portfolio - Kelway ServiceWorks. ServiceWorks is a suite of ...

APEX Analytix Introduces New Cloud Computing Platform for FirstStrike® Procure ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
With cloud-based solutions from APEX Analytix, companies will have Web-based access to overpayment prevention, fraud detection and vendor management capabilities. Nashville, Tenn. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PRWEB) May 14, 2012 Today APEX Analytix ...

Digistore Solutions Showcases Cloud Computing at Cloud Asia 2012
Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine
Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Digistore Solutions, an internationally known supplier of data and information management products and solutions, is excited to showcase its Private Cloud Computing and Offshore Data Storage concept that utilizes the ...

Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine

Data Storage Corporation Expands Waltham Data Center With IBM iSeries Hardware ...
MarketWatch (press release)
GARDEN CITY, NY and WALTHAM, MA, May 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Data Storage Corporation (OBB:DTST) , a long-standing leader in cloud storage and cloud computing for over 10 years focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, ...

5 Issues Cloud Computing Can't Solve
CloudTimes
By Xath Cruz On May 14, 2012 · Leave a Comment Cloud computing, even while still in its beginnings has already proven its value. It is already setting up a pattern that demonstrates how it can reshape business processes. It is this breakthrough that ...

CloudTimes

Apprenda Wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best Cloud Platform
SYS-CON Media (press release)
NET, today announced that its Apprenda Platform won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best CloudPlatform. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, ...

Outstanding Speaker Academy Confront Many of the Challenges Perceived for ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Enterprises have unprecedented choice among cloud infrastructure alternatives, and current trends reveal the adoption of a hybrid solution of public and private cloud services, as well as their traditional computing environment. The Cloud Theatre will ...

Enterprise Cloud Strategy: An 8-Step Action Plan
CIO Insight
By Jennifer Lawinski on 2012-05-14 Cloud computing has been a useful tool as CIOs look to help transform business and leverage IT for business success, but many organizations have blazed a cloud trail without a cohesive strategy in place.

Mellanox Enhances Cloud Efficiency and Scalability with Release of InfiniBand ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"Virtualization is proven to be the most effective technology to drive lower data center total cost of ownership and improve the cost-effectiveness of cloud computing SLA," said David Barzilai, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies.

VMware Cloud Infrastructure Validated by SAP for Virtualization of SAP's ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/14/12 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that SAP® Sybase® Adaptive Server® Enterprise (SAP Sybase ASE) running on VMware vSphere® has achieved ...

Amazon adds billing alerts to cloud services menu — Cloud ...
By Barb Darrow
Amazon cloud services may be cheap, but they can add up. Following a raft of third-party companies that offer AWS monitoring services, Amazon has stepped up to offer its own proactive billing alerts for Cloudwatch customers that enable it.
GigaOM

ACI Presents Second National Forum on Cloud Computing
By Press Release
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The Data Center Journal

Digistore Solutions Showcases Cloud Computing at Cloud Asia ...
By Ping! Zine Editor
(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Digistore Solutions, an internationally known supplier of data and information management products and solutions, is excited to showcase its PrivateCloud Computing and Offshore Data Storage concept that utilizes the company's ... The Centurion iServe Pro and Centurion iHub build a bridge between the data centre and distributed storage environments and allows foreign companies to extend the benefits of private cloud storage networking.
Ping! Zine

Research Shows Cloud Computing Reduces Time and Money ...
By Himanshu_Singh
Improved Security: 35 percent of U.S. companies have experienced noticeably higher levels of security since moving to the cloud. Time and money spent managing security prior to using cloud services is being re-invested by SMBs to grow ...
Windows Azure

Cloud Computing Security Benefits Dispel Adoption Barrier for Small ...
By WDM Group PR Network
"There's a perception that security is a barrier to cloud adoption," said Adrienne Hall, general manager, Microsoft Trustworthy Computing. "Yet when companies embrace and invest in cloud services, they find the benefits far outweigh previous ...
Press Releases

Cloud Computing Adoption in the Banking and Financial Services ...
By Sriharsha Wudali
Despite the slow adoption of cloud computing by the banking and financial services industry with security and reliability being the major concerns, financial institutions are quickly resorting tocloud-based services to achieve increased agility and lowered total cost of ownership (TCO). According to IDC, worldwide revenue from public IT cloud services exceeded $21.5 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $72.9 billion in 2015. There is an emerging trend in which financial institutions ...
Virtusa

Cubby Offers Unlimited Sync Between Your Computers, 5MB of Cloud
By Andy Jacobs
Cubby Offers Unlimited Sync Between Your Computers, 5MB of Cloud Storage and More. by Andy Jacobs on May 14, 2012 · 0 comments. in Miscellaneous, News. Cloud-based file syncing ...Download the app to computers and mobile devices, make any folder a “cubby” and share unlimited data between your own computers, or use the My Cubby cloud folder with 5MB of storage. You can also collaborate with others by sharing folders. It's currently in Beta, so if you're interested, sign ...
The Gadgeteer

Cloud Storage; When a Photo Becomes More Than Just a File ...
By admin
Having second thoughts about whether you really need cloud storage? Perhaps you already have years and years of your family's photos backed up on countless CD's and flash drives? But consider this: are those photos as safe as you think ...
JustCloud News

How To Use Cloud Computing To Do Astronomy | Astronomy ...
By astrocompute
I have had a number of requests to post the slides, so I will do so here: Cloud IPAC May 9 gbb ewa final copy. We attempted to give a practical guide to using cloud computing in astronomy, especially for workflow processing at scale.
Astronomy Computing Today

OakLeaf Systems: Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 5 ...
By Roger Jennings (--rj)
A collection of other threads read blocks from the queue and upload them to the cloud. Once all the threads finished the whole blob is committed. Lets see the code: public class PrallelBlobTransfer { // Async events and properties public event ...
OakLeaf Systems

SAP on the Cloud » How Do You Protect Information In & From the ...
By Brad Smith
Thanks to cloud computing, the power to streamline business processes, collaborate on actionable insights, and make informed decisions can be yours right now. Not in one year, not in six months ... However, the real strategic IT value will come from efficiently adopting Cloud and Cloud services to either build, consume or extend your business expectations and accommodate the requirement for ever faster and more flexible choice of application services. Whichever IT industry analyst ...
SAP on the Cloud

Dell Cloud Introduces Simplified Cloud-Enabled Solutions for ...
For customers looking to move their SAP solutions into a secure hybrid, public or private cloud, Dell Cloud for SAP Solutions provides two easy-order offers that blend a set of SAP-certified enterprise-class cloud services. ... Virtualization & Cloud Computing News, Support, Podcasts, Videos, Downloads for the Citrix, VMware, Microsoft, Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services), Application Virtualization, Server Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization (VDI), Virtualization Security, and ...
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Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: David Guthrie, CTO of PGi ...
By candicearnold
Remote workforces continue to grow and telecommuting becomes more commonplace every day as modern technologies like Web conferencing and video chats make it easier for people from all over the world to collaborate on projects or ...
Sramana Mitra

Why You Use Cloud Storage? - Gladinet blog
By Jerry Huang
With Gladinet, it is much easier to access HP Cloud Storage from all major web browser with Windows Explorer like interface. It is also easy to share and ... for HP Cloud Storage Service · Gladinet Announces Support for HP Cloud Services ...
Gladinet Cloud Storage Blog

Cloud services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone: Windows Live ...
We want to talk more about the capabilities and features of cloud services for Windows 8 ... a ...
https://blogs.msdn.com/.../cloud-services-for-windows-8-and-...

Reverse cloudwashing and the enterprization of Cloud Computing ...
Now we are starting to see the enterprization of the cloud. It results in lower expectations but higher prices. This is a corollary to my description of enterprise ...
blogs.gartner.com/.../reverse-cloudwashing-and-the-enterpriza...



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