Monday, July 9, 2012

From warehouse to powerhouse

From warehouse to powerhouse
Financial Times
Amazon Web Services, a cloud computing business, has become an engine behind digital content companies including Spotify, a digital music service, and Netflix, a video streaming service. Outages, however, have downed some client websites twice this ...

Don't let your cloud app become a software licensing hostage
You developed a great cloud computing strategy and executed brilliantly. You created a hybrid cloud architecture and incorporated contestability at multiple points in your technology stack to help you achieve the best service levels at the lowest cost ...


Govt agencies need to have policy for cloud computing: Industry body
Govt agencies need to have policy for cloud computing: CII.

Infosys's Gopalakrishnan to head govt's cloud computing panel
Times of India
The government has set up committee to recommend framework for cloud computing services under the chairmanship of Infosys' executive co-chairman S Gopalakrishnan (Kris). ... In case of public cloud, services (either free or offered on a pay-per-use ...

Iomega StorCenter iX2, Cloud Edition: Say hello to the future of backup (review)
ZDNet (blog)
Personal cloud. The iX2 cloud storage functionality allows user data to be accessed from any device with an Internet connection.The feature is also a big deal for those turned off by the idea of services like Dropbox and Google Drive, which retain ...

ZDNet (blog)

Cloud storage can help your files stay safe
Hindustan Times
But beyond that, I do think cloud computing - the business of using software or storage on the Internet rather than the ones stored in your laptop or desktop PC - makes more sense. While one school of thought on cyber security speaks of keeping ...

Cloud Computing Policy Of India
Cjnews India (blog)
For instance, India is not yet ready for cloud computing. Many have openly expressed their concerns that India must not use cloud computing till proper policy and legal framework is at place. Being a profitable segment many cloud computingservice ...

Cjnews India (blog)

Infosys's head to lead govt's cloud computing panel
Infosys's Gopalakrishnan to head govt's cloud computing panel. ... In case of public cloud, services (either free or offered on a pay-per-use model) are made available to customers by providers like Microsoft and Google who own and operate the ...

Digital Signage Company, Dynamax Partners with Vitrx in Cloud - Computing Push
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Dynamax and Vitrx join forces in an effort to enable UK businesses to improve productivity and decrease costs through the use of cloud- based communications. Blackburn, United Kingdom, July 08, 2012 --( Multi-vendor, mixed technology support ...

Govt agencies need to have policy for cloud computing: CII
Zee News
Cloud computing allows storage of data and access to software on a pay-per-use model, helping companies to cut costs as they do not have to invest in infrastructure.

Zee News

A Year of Cloud Storage for Only $1, Offer Only Available for 24 Hours ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
That means that all new cloud storage customers will received 50GB of free online space for only $1 for the first year. Top10CloudStorage will also donate $5 per customer one of several selected charities. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online ...

IP-Converge Local Hosting Portal
Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines – Internet data center operator and cloud services provider IP Converge Data Services, Inc. today launched its latest service offering to the Philippine enterprise: -- an online facility that provides businesses ...

Take Solutions ties up with HP to offer cloud solutions
Business Standard
The infrastructure and the manpower for the data centre is from HP, while the property is not owned by it, he added. Earlier reports suggest that the company was planning to launch a data centre, acloud computing infrastructure to host and manage its ...

GovCloud xGEA – Enterprise architecture for Digital Government
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
... to achieve 'Digital Government'. Very recently the Whitehouse announced their Digital Government strategy, and this conference will describe the critical enabling relationship between OASIS open standards, Cloud Computing and the remit of this program.

SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

The Nation
In a bid to push Thailand to the forefront of cloud computing, Software Park Thailand has joined hands with local cloud-service providers to establish "Cloud Thailand Alliance", aimed at encouraging local software companies and developers to create ...

The Nation

Frost & Sullivan: PaaS Expected to Rapidly Increase Over the Next Five Years
The Nation
Frost & Sullivan: PaaS Expected to Rapidly Increase Over the Next Five Years. Considering the major industry buzz and media hype around cloud computing over the past three years, the actual uptake of the solution has not been...

Public cloud market to reach $685 m by 2014: Zinnov
Hindu Business Line
The overall Indian market for cloud computing (both public and private) has grown to $860–912 million in 2011, he said. “We will not be surprised, if cloud takes up more than 20 per cent of the total Indian IT spend in the next couple of years. This ...

Microsoft Kills Windows Small Business Server (Don't Panic)
The VAR Guy
... from the Windows Server 2012 lineup. Microsoft Office 365 & cloud services are the new push. in small business is on its death bed. Instead of attending an SBS funeral, Microsoft partners should figure out how to find new life in cloud ...

RapidShare Introduces RapidDrive, Will Rival Dropbox
CrazyEngineers VoiCE
Such an approach makes it easier for the user to manage and organize its cloud storage. It is especially beneficial for customers who are regular users of RapidShare at work. Another advantage of the integration of RapidShare in the Windows file system ...

Virtualisation gives decision makers choice, control
With the rapid advancement of cloud computing and parallels to virtualisation, it is easy to understand why cloud virtualisation and cloud computing are mistakenly referred to as one in the same. The reality is that these are two very different ...


Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the NetFlix Fix?
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
I received the following note from Amazon Web Services (AWS) about an enhancement to their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service that can be seen by some as an enhancement to service or perhaps by others after last weeks outages, a fix or addressing a ...

SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

RapidShare unveils RapidDrive
The Droid Guy
According to the CEO of RapidShare, Alexandra Zwingli, “With RapidDrive, we are providing a tool that creates an even closer link between cloud storage and the PC environment, which makes it easier to manage files. RapidDrive is an essential means of ...

Bharti Airtel inks partnership with HP to offer cloud-based services to ...
The five-year deal will enable HP to gain market access for its cloud computing technologies without having to spend on marketing to SMBs. Bharti Airtel has 30000 SMB customers for internet and mobile services and now it will be able to expand that ...

The good and the bad of mobile devices
I've also written recently about developments in Cloud computing and how the Cloud is further enabling the BYOD trend. To be sure, both are providing some clear advantages for many businesses, but it's important to note the positives and the negatives ...

A Gathering Of Techie Pros
Manila Bulletin
The IT industry is undergoing a major transformation as cloud computing grows in popularity, and it's not just in the U.S., it's worldwide. This week at TechEd Europe, thousands of IT professionals and developers have gathered in Amsterdam and filled ...

Nicolas Bry: Turn your Connected TV to a Smart TV
APP Market
Finally the domain of Device and cloud control is where you enable channel flicking from a smart phone, flinging stored or bookmarked content around the home, or the world, one-click options to bookmark or save shows to cloud storage (universal queue ...

TeleCommunication Systems Acquires Next Generation 9-1-1 Technology ... (press release)
TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications ...

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All Technology News · CIO Council · Cloud Computing · Cybersecurity · Gov 2.0 · Health IT · Information Sharing · IT · Mobile · Records Management · Telecommunications · Technology Special Reports ...

Hanging with the kids at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
Some of the projects were very elaborate, using Kinect sensor data being fed to some cloud-based service and being controlled from a smartphone. Others were fairly traditional software projects. Of course, Microsoft encourages the teams to use the ...

SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

Have You Discovered the Business Benefits of Cloud Computing ...
By John Cheney
Cloud 101: Why Cloud computing is a no brainer for your business On a very basic level, the Cloudprovides companies and consumers with the ability to access,
Business 2 Community

Weekly Digest: What's Hot on the Salesforce Blogs - Company
By Maria Ignatova
1-800-667-638 · AboutAbout · ContactContact; Blog Network. Company Blog · Product Blog · Strategy Blog · Cloud Blog · Community Blog · Developer Blog · CompanyBlog. News from the industry leader in cloud computing ...

Can I Afford the Cloud? - Writing ... or Just Practicing? - Site Home ...
By Alex Homer
Using a separate Cloud Services Web role for each site is a non starter because the cost, together with one Windows Azure SQL Database server, is four times what I pay for the ADSL connection. Even taking into account the saving from ...
MSDN Blogs

A clean and consistent library for the Rackspace Cloud / OpenStack. ... Planned for v0.1. Support for the following Rackspace Cloud services: CloudServers; CloudLoadBalancers; CloudDNS ...
PyPI recent updates

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-07-08 | Barry ...
By Barry Sookman
Samsung takes side, promises support for Google's legal fight with Apple # Apple 'settles China iPad trademark dispute for.
Barry Sookman

"Cloud Computing Probably Has a Ten Year Glide Path" - YouTube
David Linthicum, CTO/CEO, Blue Mountain Labs, shares his opinion on the future cloud cloud ...

Explaining Cloud Services in Layman's Terms | Cloud Computing ...
“The definition of cloud and cloud services continues to evolve,” observed Robert Crespi, VP, CIO at Cervalis, ... Cloud Computing Journal: Agree or disagree?

Cloud Computing Archives
Brian Proffitt · yesterday · If ever there was a time that seemed to demonstrate the vulnerability of cloud computing, last weekend was certainly it. Mother Nature's ...

IEEE Computer Society to Launch Cloud Computing Transactions
The IEEE Technical Activities Board has approved the launch of an IEEE Computer Society journal dedicated to cloud computing.

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