Monday, October 22, 2012

Google's New Chromebook Caters to Cloud Crowd

Google's New Chromebook Caters to Cloud Crowd
Google's newest Chromebook is less hefty, both in weight and in price, which may induce people who are on the fence to embrace the joy of cloud computing. The WiFi version can be had for $250, and a 3G model is on the way for $80 more. It comes with up ...

Content Insider 251 - Overeating
IT Business Net
Probably the biggest issue companies, cloud services and ordinary people have about The Cloud is the fact that there is a growing army of hackers, whackers, phisherpeople and cyberthieves who also just love harvesting personal information from the Big ...

Persistent Systems expands cloud and SMB offerings
Equity Bulls
... critical importance in the decision to adopt cloud services.* "We are committed to delivering the most advanced solutions in cloud computing and this acquisition will further expand our IP led solutions inthe cloud and SMB space," said Nara ...

Cloud Workplace unveils suite of business solutions
Times of Malta
BMIT Ltd, the data centre, cloud and managed services provider, has designed a suite of cloud services aimed at providing a one-stop, no-investment IT solution for work places. BMIT CloudWorkplace currently includes hosted Microsoft Exchange, hosted ...

A Cloud Computing Game-Changer
CRN (blog)
So with cloud computing reshaping the technology landscape, more than a few were waiting to see what Computex's next move would be. With big investments necessary to continue to grow at a rapid clip, the two Computex founders decided to make a deal ...

Workday IPO Shares Quickly Double: Overheating of Cloud-Computing Stocks?
Riding a resurgent wave of enthusiasm for cloud computing, Workday ( WDAY ) has quickly doubled in value since its October 12th IPO at $28 per share. Though sales of the human-resource software maker are "jacking up" (surfing jargon), management ...

Cloud Storage: Three Acquisitions In One Week Signals Consolidation On The ...
based StorSimple's technology other than to call it a way to expand its cloud technology and help its customers better take advantage of hybrid cloud computing, it could be used to provide a cloud storage gateway using Microsoft's Azure cloud on the ...

The Cloud Versus The Device
The motley Fool (blog)
Where the classic software model, most completely embodied by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), has persisted for decades, cloud computing is gaining acceptance rapidly. Given the clear dichotomy between these two models, we now have a framework by ...

Etisalat partners with Pacific Controls to provide Cloud services for enterprises
AME Info
Etisalat and Pacific Controls have announced the launch of cloud services for enterprises at the GITEX Technology Week 2012. The Pacific Controls Cloud Services- Etisalat Cloud Services will deliver Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud platform to ...

AME Info

The Cloud Business Case: Are Expected Cost Savings Realistic?
According to Microsoft Chief Technology Officer for Cloud Services Ron Fraser, oftentimes thecloud is marketed as a cost-saving device and that the Chief Information Officer is tasked to map out a cloud computing strategy. However, cloud services ...

The Cloud is Gospel at Cloudforce 2012
PC Magazine
With cloud computing as the new normal, social networking a business must-have, and the ubiquity of mobile devices, Benioff had a lot to crow about the success of—a $3 billion industry that is considered the No. 1, fastest-growing SaaS ...

Cloud computing: Red tape, patchy coverage hinder GDP growth in EU
Gemini (blog)
Removing red tape and providing a consistent legal framework could increase spending on public cloud services from Euro 35.2Billion to Euro 77.7Billion by 2020. "The migration to a new IT paradigm enabling greater innovation and productivity - the roll ...

Gemini (blog)

Cloud Management Challenges IT, Despite Progress
Internet Evolution
Cloud managers are going to war with few weapons. Although the cloud providers provide rudimentary tools for management... There should be stack of good technology sitting between thecloud managers and the cloud services, but I have yet to see it.

Salesforce Looks to Change Tenor of Cloud Computing Conversation
Most of the conversation surrounding cloud computing has been dominated by the desire to cut costs. Instead of treating IT as a capital expense, IT is increasingly being managed as an operational expense in the cloud. Many organizations ...
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Wither the hard drive? Facebook's secret plans for flash memory ...
By Stacey Higginbotham
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