Monday, August 6, 2012

Move to cloud requires new, different thinking

Move to cloud requires new, different thinking
Federal Times
The race to bring cloud computing to the federal government has officially begun. In June, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) reached its initial operating capabilities to certify businesses that meet federal cloud services ...

Gizmodo Hacking Illustrates Cloud Computing Security Concerns
They also gained access to Honan's email account, and were able to remotely access and wipe his iPhone, iPad, and MacBook computer, after cracking the password he used for his Apple cloud-computing service account, Forbes contributor Adrian ...


How NASA battle-tested its Mars rover live stream
SOASTA tests the traffic load applications can handle by generating cloud-computing-based resources that mimic the traffic generated by potentially millions of simultaneous real-world users. The company also recently tested, the official ...


Stacy Schuettler: How business can benefit from cloud computing
Knoxville News Sentinel
Cloud computing works in much the same way. Through an Internet connection you can access whatever files, data or applications you've chosen to store in the cloud anytime, anywhere and on any device.How did cloud computing come about?

Steve Wozniak predicts 'horrible problems' with cloud computing
Herald Sun
Mr Wozniak, 61, was the star turn at the penultimate performance in Washington of "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," monologist Mike Daisey's controversial two-hour expose of Apple's labour conditions in China. In a post-performance dialogue ...

Cloud computing to drive memory IC market
EE Times India
The memory IC market was damaged by the global economic crisis, but the growing demand for memory dependent devices by data centres and the advent of cloud computing will drive the market, according to GBI Research. According to the company's ...

Oracle's Cloud Hype Set for Major Escalation
It's possible that the Cloud Builder events' content will be expanded or shift following announcements made at Oracle's OpenWorld conference, which starts on Sept. 30. CEO Larry Ellison has compared Oracle's approach to cloud computing as superior, and ...

Apple co-founder Wozniak sees trouble in the cloud
But the engineering wizard behind the progenitor of today's personal computer, the Apple II, was most outspoken on the shift away from hard disks towards uploading data into remote servers, known as cloud computing. "I really worry about everything ...

Spectrum Networks Solutions partners with Service Oriented Architecture ... (press release)
Whereas the Cloud Certified Programme covers the fundamental topic areas pertaining to cloud computing and met minimum CCP qualifications by demonstrating proficiency additional area. Speaking on the occasion, Ajay Singh Chauhan, CEO, Spectrum ...

OnApp Powers CloudTO's Public Cloud Launch (press release)
With OnApp Cloud, CloudTO can deliver extremely resilient, scalable and easy-to-use cloud services to its enterprise customers, quickly and cost-effectively. The company has already launched two new services built on the OnApp Cloud platform: an ...

GOAL to Host a Webinar on “Uncovering the Legal and Business Issues Behind ... (press release)
arrow Other arrow GOAL to Host a Webinar on “Uncovering the Legal and Business Issues Behind Cloud Computing”. Sunday, 05 August 2012 ... While a leading edge cloud servicesprovider will employ data storage and transmission encryption, many people ...

Microsoft explains massive 'Azure' cloud outage
It's troubles like this which very clearly highlight that higher standards of network management are required for cloud computing networks in comparison to ordinary networks and serve to emphasise just how important this can be. Minor IT problems go ...

Silver Spring unveils new cloud offering for smart grid network
Computer Business Review
"With SilverLink cloud services our customers gain a new and unprecedented opportunity to leverage real-time operational insights to continually improve the performance and efficiency of their business," Lang added. SilverLink cloud services are ...

iPhone 5 release date, iPad Mini, and Amazon Kindle Fire 2: Rumors roundup
Meanwhile, Amazon's iTunes Match-like service upgrade songs of lesser quality found on the user's computer or existing cloud services and save it to Amazon's cloud servers and encoded at 256 kilobits per second. The new music updates were rolled out ...

Who To Blame For Failed IPOs
Seeking Alpha
Praise be to Box, the cloud storage company that recently waggled $125 million from private investors to continue its growth trajectory, expand internationally and continue ratcheting up its valuation into the billion-dollar range. There's a lot to ...

Big Changes Ahead for IT Channel Companies, Breakaway 2012 Attendees Told (press release)
CompTIA Breakaway 2012, the information technology (IT) channel's premier education event, continued here Wednesday with a range of discussions on how IT companies can survive and thrive In a world where bring you own device, cloud computing and ...

Netmagic and Sanovi Partner to Bring Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service for ... (press release)
Netmagic Solutions, India's largest pure-play managed IT hosting services firm and a leader in the Cloud Infrastructure (IaaS) market, today, became India's first managed IT hosting services provider to offer true Disaster Recovery (DR)-as-a-Service to ...

Cloud Computing: Lenovo and EMC Now Strategic Partners
SYS-CON Media (press release)
In a rare outreach Lenovo has teamed up with EMC, which will get another entry into the vast Chinese market through its new partner. The pair is going to form an SMB-focused storage joint venture. They've also got a server technology development ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)

What's so different about Big Data?
There is now just too much data to store. That is one of the drivers for cloud computing, says the EMC report. “Cloud computing is enabling the consumption of IT as a service. Couple that with the big data phenomenon, and organisations increasingly ...

SAP to cut costs to boost 2012 profit: report
SAP has pledged to grow the company though through investments in cloud computing, mobile software and in-memory technology, but acquisitions, new hires and general expenditures such as travel have increased costs for the company. Mr. Brandt ...

Why your Hotmail is now
Stuff Middle East
Accounts can be synced with services like Twitter, Facebook and, in the future, Skype, while cloud storage is described as “virtually unlimited”. Microsoft has no plans to dump Hotmail immediately, but any Hotmail user can “upgrade” their account to ...

Apple co-founder Wozniak predicts 'horrible problems' with cloud ...
By Agence France-Presse
But the engineering wizard behind the progenitor of today's personal computer, the Apple II, was most outspoken on the shift away from hard disks towards uploading data into remote servers, known as cloud computing. “I really worry about ...
The Raw Story

Is Cloud Computing Really Cheaper? |
Is Cloud Computing Really Cheaper? 08.4.2012 ... “In effect, it doesn't matter that much what you pay when you use cloud services, the key cost reduction driver is what you pay when you don't use them: zero.” Read the Full Story.

Enterprise Mobile Cloud Computing Market in North America 2011 ...
By admin
TechNavios analysts forecast the Enterprise Mobile Cloud Computing market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 18.12 percent over the period 20112015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for ...
Healthcare Store Online

Three Sources: Review Corner: Cloud Storage
By John Kranz
Review Corner: Cloud Storage. TRAGEDY! I take my Kindle in my very small car because I know I will have to kill some time. I put it on the console knowing someday I am going to lean on it too hard and. Oh. Crap. It is my negligence and I ...
Three Sources

Savvis Buying Part of Ciber | Cloud Computing Journal
Savvis plans to provide ITO clients with continued IT outsourcing support besides offering its enhanced capabilities, including cloud services. CIO, CTO ... Cloud Computing Journal: Just having the enterprise data is good. Extracting ...
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Top 24 Hosted SharePoint Provider Reviews | Enterprise Features
By Paul Rudo
EuroVPS is a trusted European provider of cloud services with over 10000 customers. StratoGen StratoGen aims to go beyond the cloud computing hype to provide unparalleled service by forming strong alliances with some of the most ...
Enterprise Features

How eEstonia is driving innovation in the cloud - Information Policy
By Mikhail Doroshevich
How Estonia accepts Cloud Computing will be a fascinating test-case, many people are proclaiming it as the biggest revolution in computing since the invention of the PC. While there ...Christiansen wasn't negative about the need for cloud services and security and went on to say that the cloud security factor “presents a large opportunity for vendors of security products to position their solutions as essential components for building both public and private cloudarchitectures." Indeed.
Information Policy

European Union: European Commission Addresses Cloud Computing
(Francesco Guarascio, Brussels to Unveil EU Cloud Computing Strategy, ... of cloud computing, including "application of the tax law to cloud services," ...

Keynote: MythBusters 2.0 - Mission Critical Cloud Computing @ NASA
Khawaja Shams presents how NASA's JPL uses cloud computing, and evaluates some of the existing cloud computing myths in the MythBusters style.

Cloud Services Research - Spiceworks
... on "hosted services" or on "cloud computing" since both could apply depending on the wording. ... I've been wondering why the SW component is called "cloud services discovery" when it ... We use cloud storage for all of our precipitation.

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Cloud Services. ReliaCloud™ is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform designed to support your most demanding applications with ...

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