Thursday, August 9, 2012

VMware Bolsters Cloud Ambitions With Log Insight Buy

VMware Bolsters Cloud Ambitions With Log Insight Buy
VMware officials continue to build up their cloud computing capabilities through acquisitions, this time buying the Log Insight big data analytics platform from small technology vendor Pattern Insight. Log Insight is designed to collect and analyze in ... 

Steve Wozniak Warns of "Horrendous" Cloud Storage Problems in the Future
About - News & Issues
Speaking after a show in Washington recently, entitled: 'The Agony and Ecstacy of Steve Jobs', he warned of 'horrendous' problems in the future concerning cloud computing. Sharing his thoughts with the audience, he said, "I really worry about ...

Infosys unveils Cloud Ecosystem Hub as unified enterprise gateway to hybrid ...
ZDNet (blog)
A unified self-service catalog feature allows cloud services to quickly subscribe to relevant IT and business services across multiple environments. It also helps dynamically provision IT infrastructure and platforms across a hybrid cloudenvironment in ...

Cloud Computing: OpenStack Hopes to Build a Challenge to Amazon
Formtek Blog (blog)
OpenStack, the Open Source software for building out cloud infrastructure, has recently passed the two year milestone. While OpenStack is not the only option for creating a cloud (alternatives include CloudStack, Eucalyptus and VMWare's vCloud Director ...

Businesses at Risk When Moving Sensitive Data to Cloud Storage
For any organization that is still weighing the advantages of using cloud computing with the potential security risks of doing so, it is important to know that encryption is one of the most valuable tools for protecting data,” Richard Moulds, vice ...

What Do Small Businesses Really Think of Cloud Computing? (Infographic)
Business Insider
Cloud computing, Infrastructure as a Service or whatever you want to call it, is getting bigger by the day. While previously you had only a couple of cloud-system providers to choose from, today you can install your own cloud system or choose a system ...

CII, centre join hands on cloud computing
New York Daily News
Kolkata, Aug 8 — The Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) national IT committee has tied up with the central government for use of cloud computing among small and medium enterprises in the country. "We have earmarked two areas to work with the ...

CFO Research Study Finds Finance Executives Link Cloud Computing to Better ...
Senior finance executives at U.S. companies believe cloud computing will have significant implications for their company's success in the coming years, according to the new study by CFO Research, sponsored by Google. The full report on this study ...

Intelisys: Free Cloud Services Training for Telecom Agents, VARs
The VAR Guy
The program, which Intelisys is calling Cloud Services University, will cover topics such as cloudsales and hosted VoIP, as well as practical training on identifying, designing and selling cloudsolutions. Ultimately, Intelisys plans to expand the ...

Apple, Amazon prove the "cloud" isn't safe
CBS News
Honan had trusted heavily in the convenience and seeming ubiquitous nature of cloud computing. That approach calls for storing all your content on the cloud, tying all your devices together with grand and expansive systems, and using uber-sophisticated ...

CBS News

With cloud computing SLAs, odds favor the house
In fact, many cloud services vendors promise between 99.95% and 99.9% of uptime on a monthly basis, but typically only pay out on their service-level agreements (SLAs) if service falls far below those levels. When Hewlett-Packard (HP) made its Cloud ...

Benefits of cloud computing need to be better understood, says Conroy
The Australian
THE local IT industry has been urged to work with government to raise awareness of how cloud computing can help businesses compete better on the world stage. "Many people do not yet fully understand what the cloud is, what it does and what it can do," ...

Bringing the cloud back to Earth
ZDNet (blog)
This is nothing new, nor specific to cloud computing. Mitnick was doing this in the '70s at age 12 to get free bus rides. A modern day approach to social engineering is phishing. This is where the 'attacker' sends an email to the target -- typically a ...

BMC bolsters DevOps story with VaraLogix buy
Traditional systems management companies like BMC and CA are trying to get better at automating and managing the trickier and more dynamic world of cloud computingdeployments. Last year BMC bought StreamStep for enterprise application delivery, ...


Taiwan is Emerging as the Center of Cloud Computing
CloudTimes (blog)
Cloud computing is flourishing in Taiwan, where an US$800 million, 5-year government project is underway to generate US$423 million R&D investment in corporate, and production value of US$33 billion by 2015 and create 50000 jobs. With its unparalleled ...

Cloud Hosting Buyer's Guide
Data Center Knowledge
Today's modern IT environment is no longer asking “What is cloud computing?” Rather, they are actively looking to enter the cloud space with an intelligent and flexible platform. Cloud computinghas come a long way and is now a solid means of data ...

Ruh-roh: HP to take $8B charge
Related research and analysis from GigaOM Pro. Forecasting the future cloud computing market - 04/04/2012 · The future of mobile: a segment analysis by GigaOM Pro - 09/26/2011 · Report: The Future of Data Center Storage - 08/25/2009 · what is this?


Luminex, Nirvanix debut cloud-based tape vaulting offering for mainframe ...
Luminex Software Inc., provider of mainframe virtual tape solutions, and Nirvanix, provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services, announced Wednesday its cloud-based tape vaulting solution designed for mainframe environments. No longer limited to ...

Is the cloud driving IT outsourcing or frosting outlook? (blog)
Cloud computing is an increasingly significant segment of the IT outsourcing sector but has the tipping point really been reached or are we one large data breach away from an about turn? Thecloud only represents a fraction of the IT outsourcing sector ...

Linux distributors duke it out in cloud OS market
Network World
But Forrester cloud researcher James Staten says Suse has some challenges moving forward and tough competition with Red Hat and Canonical also making strong plays in cloud computing. Suse has not traditionally been viewed as a CSP solution and ...

Steve Wozniak predicts lots of problems for cloud storage
Depending on whom you ask, cloud storage as a backup solution isn't a terrible idea so long as it isn't your only means of backup. ... I would certainly never completely trust cloud services to store my data and have no local backup, that's just crazy ...

5 Ways To Compute Cloud Computing ROI
CloudTweaks News
Cloud computing is quickly becoming a standard for business organizations, big or small. Everywhere you look in the industry cloud computing is being praised as the go to solution for companies trying to save money on IT costs and leverage their ...

The IT world's love-hate relationship with OpenStack
The open-source cloud computing platform is a darling of IT vendors and some major end-users clamoring for an open cloud ecosystem, yet it generates a lot of criticism. Some folks question its governance model, while others question its technological ...


Is iCloud's 'Epic Hack' a game changer?
ZDNet (blog)
Did the iCloud breach change your opinion of the cloud? Jason O'Grady. Recent breaches at DropBox, Amazon and iCloud have raised new concerns about the security of personal data stored on cloud services. But there are two .... To be honest, I have ...

Rackspace Earnings: Cloud Services Surprises On the Way?
TalkinCloud (blog)
Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the cloud services provider, announced strong Q2 2012 earnings results today. .... NEW: Check out our FAQ for questions and answers aboutcloud services providers (CSPs) and the cloud computing market for VARs and MSPs.

TalkinCloud (blog)

Music Cloud Services Go Head To Head
CloudTweaks News
Music Cloud Services Go Head To Head. Music cloud serviceshave become hugely popular. These digital music lockers are making people pay for music again, and why not? These huge music libraries in the cloud have pretty much every song you could ...

CloudTweaks News

iland's Cloud Revenue Growth goes from Strength to Strength
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
The Atlanta-based managed service provider recently selected iland Cloud Services to replace its incumbent cloud provider. Marcus Bearden, VP of Technology commented, “We needed a cloudinfrastructure provider that could, in addition to meeting our ...

Google Cloud Storage and Dropbox as alternative for 100% FREE Cloud Storage
Kingston This Week
Google cloud storage and Dropbox is one of the hard drive media on line services for solution the backup of your important files from virus attacks or physical damage in your hard drive, which causing the loss of your important files. And the service ...

Kingston This Week

Database superstar Jim Starkey touts NuoDB's new patent
Most popular in Cloud. iCloud breach highlights some hard truths about the consumercloud 08/05/2012 · Local governments could save most from cloud, but are least receptive to it 08/06/2012 · Woz worries about cloud computing 08/06/2012 · How NASA ...


Avnet hatches Cloud services division
Avnet is taking the wraps off of its new services division, Avnet Cloud Services, aimed at taking hosted private Cloud solutions to the channel. Avnet Asia-Pacific marketing and business innovation vice-president, Michael Costigan, said it is one of ...

Here's the cloud computing setup that let you watch Curiosity land ...
By Derrick Harris
We previously detailed the test architecture that NASA built to ensure the live stream of the Curiosity landing could handle traffic, and now Amazon Web Services is showing what the final architecture looked like. NASA scaled up its test build ...

Cloud Storage for Content Creation and Management
By Mike Danseglio
Considering moving files and content to the cloud? Mike Danseglio gives you some tips on how to make the most of your cloud computing solution. ... A recent article by my peer Dr. Avril Salter compared some of the major cloud storage providers. She did a fantastic job of providing the details for general cloud .... it retains infinite versions for rollback or comparison. Box does all of this and, like most cloud services, provides these services immediately and for whatever duration I specify.
Petri IT Knowledgebase

Are Local Governments Ready to Leverage the Cloud? - SSD Cloud ...
By Courtney C
IDC Government Insights released a new study, Best Practices: Some Confidence and Some Hesitation—Surprising Results from Our Government Cloud and E. ... SSD Cloud Computing News and Industry Blog ... “Survey data indicates that significant progress already has been made for cloud services, but overall progress will only accelerate once several important issues have been addressed,” said McCarthy, ”These issues include lack of knowledge by some participants on the ...
Cloud Provider USA

Cloud computing benefits 'not well understood' | Ospero Ltd
Australian communications minister, Stephen Conroy, was speaking at a cloud forum in Sydney when he made the comments. He has urged IT experts to work with the government to help make businesses aware of how cloud computing ...
Ospero Ltd

Apple founder Steve Wozniak criticises "horrendous" cloud computing
Loss of ownership of personal data will create "horrible problems" over the next few years. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has expressed his concerns about the shift to cloud computing, claiming he is worried about the lack of control people ...
CBR - News

Smartphone Loss Statistics Mean Cloud Storage is a Must - JustCloud
By admin
Smartphone Loss Statistics Mean Cloud Storage is a Must! Posted on August 8, 2012. If you think smartphones don't go missing too often and that there isn't too much data stored on them either—think again! Here are some results from a ...
JustCloud News

The Dangers Of The Cloud
By Doug Mataconis
It's taken hold among Apple users in the form of iCloud, and other cloud services offered by Google (Google Drive is their latest effort), Amazon, and other companies. In some sense it makes sense and it's very convenient. ... 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 going to the ...
Outside the Beltway

File Server Migration to Google Drive service - SADA Says
By SADA Systems
SADA has addressed a need to consolidate business data files into a universal cloud storagesystem. Our solution alleviates the need to manage the ... SADA Says | Cloud Computing Blog. » Announcing SADA's File Server Migration to ...
SADA Says | Cloud Computing Blog

Dana Gardner's BriefingsDirect: Infosys unveils Cloud Ecosystem ...
By Carlton Vogt
The move shows the demand for managing "cloud of cloud" services, and the rapidly growing need for gaining better control over hybrid services delivery -- for both businesses and cloud servicesproviders. I think Infosys's move also shows ...
Dana Gardner's BriefingsDirect

Apple, Amazon, cloud services & your security #icloud - Ecademy
Apple, Amazon & your security - Content to help you think.
Ecademy: user blogs

Using SkyDrive to save your PowerPoint presentations in the cloud ...
By admin
SkyDrive is the cloud storage solution provided by Microsoft where you can save all your files and documents and make it accessible online anywhere, anytime. If you already have an account (or Windows Live or even ...
Cloud Computing News & Articles - News, reviews, and best practices related to cloud computing. ... for the cloud computing market, with its acquisition of cloud-storage firm Basho.

Bright Future of Cloud Computing | Encrypted File Storage
Tag: Amazon Web Services, cloud computing, Cloud storage, Hybrid cloud, ... collaboration are also regarded as important areas where cloud services help.

More Cloud News below--computing, storage, infrastructure, security

No comments:

cloud computing news

cloud security news

cloud infrastructure news

cloud storage news

Google Cloud Platform Blog