Tuesday, June 12, 2012

How to Plan Your Cloud Migration

How to Plan Your Cloud Migration
In the fourth article in the Open Cloud Visionaries series, we interviewed Sadagopan (Sada) Singam, Global Vice President, Cloud Computing, at HCL Technologies Ltd., a pre-eminent technology services company in India. Singam offers battle tested advice ...


Panzura Offering Multiple Joint Cloud Storage Sessions at Cloud Expo 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, Jun 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, announced that Ranajit Nevatia, vice president of marketing, will be a featured speaker at the 10th International Cloud Computing Expo, ...

Cloud Computing at Cloud Slam '12
Midsize Insider
The 2012 Cloud Slam conference in San Fransisco and online ran from May 30 to June 1st and offered a survey and discussions of important issues facing companies that plan to migrate data and applications to the cloud. Cloud computing offers real ...

Midsize Insider

Cloud storage: How useful is Google Drive?
Economic Times
Did you know that you store a lot of your personal and official information on a cloud? Where do you think all the attachments in your web mail accounts are stored? However, when it comes to consciously storing data and accessing it, most of us prefer ...

Pyramid's Badii Kechiche to Moderate at Cloud Computing World Forum
MarketWatch (press release)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Pyramid Research's Badii Kechiche will be moderating the panel "Why Multiple Device Uptake Makes Cloud Attractive" atCloud Computing World Forum taking place in London, June 12 and 13, 2012.

CA Technologies Survey Reveals More Than Fifty Percent of Businesses Choose ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Although the cloud market is still considered to be fairly nascent, the average survey respondent has been delivering cloud services since 2009, with 22 percent reporting having offered cloud-based services before then. Nearly 25 percent indicate they ...

Forrester: Cloud is not the future of IT
By Antony Savvas | Computerworld UK | Published 07:00, 11 June 12 Cloud computing is not the future of IT and commoditisation is, says analyst house Forrester, although the two support each other. Forrester says that as a result of commoditisation and ...

Cloud Computing for Architects
TechWeekEurope UK
Cloud Computing presents a variety of operational and deployment models that can help enterprises reduce infrastructure costs, provide better customer value, and position themselves for the future. But organizations won't succeed with the Cloud unless ...

Microsoft Stress-Tests Windows Server 2012 With Bing
Microsoft is using its own, massive online services as proof-points for its next generation ofcloud and data center technologies, it announced in TechEd 2012 opening address. By Paul McDougall InformationWeek Microsoft is pitching its cloud services ...

Qualys Introduces Private Cloud Offering of Its Flagship QualysGuard Security ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"Through year-end 2012, a significant number of pilot and production deployments of privatecloud services will emerge, and hybrid cloud capability will become a major requirement," said Thomas J. Bittman, VP and distinguished analyst for Gartner.

Cloud News: Oracle, Microsoft, RightScale, Amazon
Data Center Knowledge
Pundits around the net instantly recalled Ellison's earlier comments about cloud computing and the use (and abuse) of the purely marketing concept. “Almost seven years of relentless engineering and innovation plus key strategic acquisitions.

Samsung Chromebox: Chrome OS meets the desktop
Computerworld (blog)
Now, though, the Chromebook has a new friend: the Chromebox, Google's first attempt at bringing cloud computing into the world of desktop PCs. The Chromebox, manufactured by Samsung and available for $329, is exactly what you'd expect: Chrome OS in a ...

Computerworld (blog)

Microsoft: the cloud is your future, and ours
By Ed Oswald Microsoft is doing what it can to promote cloud computing, focusing on the platform at the TechEd annual developer conference in Orlando, Fla. this week. In the event's opening keynote, Server and Tools chief Satya Nadella told a sold-out ...


End to end cloud security
ZDNet UK (blog)
By Alan Priestley , 11 June, 2012 12:25 Cloud computing is going to impact us all – which means it needs to as easy as possible to implement. From the early promises of greatness, we're now seeing real references architectures and cloud…

Besol named 'Cool Vendor' in Cloud Services Brokerage by Leading Analyst Firm
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
According to the Gartner report Key Findings, “The cloud services brokerage (CSB) is emerging, and first-mover advantage will be key to gaining awareness and share. CSBs are challenged to continuously build or buy the capabilities required to compete ...

SailPoint Helps Companies Proactively Mitigate Risk While Adopting Enterprise ...
MarketWatch (press release)
WASHINGTON, Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As enterprises accelerate their adoption ofcloud computing, they must cope with the challenges of managing a hybrid IT environment where some applications reside on-premises and some reside in the cloud.

NAB prepares for cloud push
By Beverley Head NAB, one of the international steering committee members of the Open Data Centre Alliance set up to drive the development of cloud computing standards, has provided a glimpse of how it is reorganising itself internally ready to take ...

Cyber Development Group Launches Its Third Enterprise Cloud Center
MarketWatch (press release)
The new facility, Enterprise Cloud Computing Center 3 ("ECCC 3"), will deploy with SSAE 16 SOC1 and SCO2 in conjunction with PCI level-2 certifications. It contains Six (6) Tier 3 Enhanced HIPAA / PCI / ISO Certified Enterprise Data Centers (sized from ...

CSI Ranks Sixth on Talkin' Cloud Top 100
MarketWatch (press release)
In addition, cloud service providers were evaluated on a series of metrics, such as: "Since we began offering managed cloud services, we've experienced a steady rise in the desire for cloud services that address the specific needs of financial ...

Clear thinking in the cloud
The Guardian
For Britain's population, the "cloud" – storage and processing whose location isn't specifically known to the user – is becoming increasingly part of the fabric of our lives. Today, more than 36% of the population works on the move away from a specific ...

The Guardian

Effective data management is key to cloud success
IT News Africa
Despite several barriers to entry and risks involved, cloud computing is gaining traction, as it offers numerous potential benefits to organisations of all sizes. However, while the benefits ofcloud computing may outweigh the risks, this does not mean ...

Microsoft Launches 20th TechEd With Cloud and Tools Push
Microsoft opened its TechEd 2012 conference with a discussion of its updated cloud platform around Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure, along with new Visual Studio tools in Microsoft Team Foundation Server and LightSwitch. ORLANDO, Fla.

DynamicOps Joins Intel Cloud Builders Program
MarketWatch (press release)
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- DynamicOps, pioneer of the Operations Virtualization(TM) platform that enables unified cloud automation and management, announced today that it has joined the Intel Cloud Builders Program, ...

NIST Guidance to Manage Cloud Risk, Security
Midsize Insider
A government agency has published new guidance for managing risk and assuring security forcloud-computing based systems. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released Special Publication 800-146: Cloud Computing Synopsis and ...

iTrinegy Exhibits at Cloud Computing World Forum 2012
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release)
There will also be an opportunity to win an e-reader Earlier this year, iTrinegy formed a partnership with follow CCWF exhibitor Adapt [http://www.adapt.com], a major UK Cloud provider with strong expertise and client success in cloud computing ...

Financial sector sketchy on cloud
By Staff writer, ITWeb More than 80% of decision-makers in the financial sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region recognise the benefits of cloud computing, according to research by International Data Corporation (IDC).

KPMG to Host Series of TaxWatch Webcasts on "Tax in the Cloud"
MarketWatch (press release)
The initial webcast in the summer series, "A Primer on the Tax Implications of Cloud Computing," is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, from 2 pm to 3 pm (EDT). During the June 13 webcast, KPMG Tax and Advisory leaders will explain various cloud models, ...

How Businesses Are & Will Be Using Cloud Storage | Small ...
By SBO Editor
In January 2012, Enterprise Strategy Group published their 2012 IT Spending Intentions Survey revealing that 28% of organizations surveyed were using cloud computing services as a way to control IT costs, up substantially from 13% in 2009. Cloud storage is one of the many ways that organizations are leveraging cloud services today. With public and private cloud storage available from a number of well-known providers such as Amazon, AT&T, Nirvanix, RackSpace, Google, HP ...
Small Business Opportunities

Cloud is a state of the business, not just IT — Cloud Computing News
By Mark Thiele, Switch
In my last blog I posited that cloud and by extension cloud management was a strategic versus tactical activity and as such should have the appropriate people involved in definition gathering and decision making for a variety of reasons. Now ...

Cloud Services Beta4 fresh install vs fresh install upgrading existing ...
By Jack Hall
When I install the latest beta without upgrading data, Cloud Services does a fairly good report of services in use on our network, not all but most. On the installation where I update data after the install, no Cloud Services are detected.
Spiceworks Community

What Does it Mean that "Cloud Computing" is Growing 28% a Year ...
By Gary Kim
Cloud computing was the fastest-growing category of U.S. service provider infrastructure spending in 2011, with a 28.4 percent increase, according to the Telecommunications Industry Association. The TIA also expects cloud computing will ...
IP Carrier

Break through the haze: Have a clear view on cloud computing with ...
By Kate Barton
Whether it's just a need for a cheaper email system or a holistic solution for your entire company infrastructure, cloud computing has more than just one way to meet business needs. ... Cloud services offer so much more than just email.
Cloud Technology Solutions

Why You Use Cloud Storage? - Gladinet blog
By Jerry Huang
Everyone in the team account can download the native clients. A very important feature from native clients is to be able to seamlessly migrate a local folder to cloud. Thus changing the collaboration field from local storage to cloud storage.
Gladinet Cloud Storage Blog

GDrive – A Google Docs Clone | CloudTweaks.com - Cloud ...
By cloudtweaks
Tags: Cloud, Cloud Computing, cloud computing princes, cloud computing world, Cloud storage, cloud storage providers, Dropbox, file formats, file sharing, file syncing, GDrive, Google, google docs, iCloud, Storage, storage capacity, storage ...
CloudTweaks.com - Cloud Computing...

UK Cloud Computing Adoption Trends 2012 | Visual.ly
This brilliant infographic shows the results from a poll conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of CIF (The Cloud Industry Forum). It provides an intere.

Politics of Cloud Computing
There are many issues which are not taken by companies into consideration when they move to the cloud. Aside from various technical issues, cloud computing ...

GovCloud.info – Cloud Computing Best Practices
Government Cloud Computing (GovCloud) is our comprehensive ... Fundamentally the trend ofCloud Computing has mainly been defined by the USA ...

Cloud Computing | SupportingFundraising.Com
What's the conceptual meaning of the cloud and what it will do for us? Think about the evolution of media – music – albums, cassettes, 8-track tapes. We could ...

HIPAA Compliance Cheat Sheet for Cloud Storage – Symform
The Revolutionary Cloud Storage Network symform ... Technical safeguards: This is the main area of emphasis for HIPAA compliant cloud services. To fulfill ...

How It Works: Cloud Computing - Technology Review
Companies using traditional hosting services must choose carefully when they decide how many servers to rent: too few and they could lose customers, too ...

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