Thursday, June 13, 2013

Microsoft steps up drive to grab cloud services market

Microsoft steps up drive to grab cloud services market
The Express Tribune
KARACHI: With cloud defining the future of information technology, world's leading software companies seem to have stepped up campaigns to educate consumers and businesses about the benefits of cloud services. Microsoft Pakistan is one of them.

HP, Lockheed join FedRAMP elites
Hewlett-Packard and Lockheed Martin have been granted provisional approval to offer cloud servicesunder the federal government's FedRAMP cloud security program, bringing to four the number ofcloud providers achieving the highest security level ...

Cisco Cloud Services Resellers Offered Long List of Benefits to Enable ...
The VAR Guy
Earlier this week at its 2013 Partner Summit in Boston, Cisco Systems (CSCO) rolled out a newCloud Services Reseller program featuring a number of new benefits designed to make the point to partners the networking vendor is all-in with existing ...

ScanSource Allies with Intelisys for Carrier, Cloud Services
Channel Partners
While other distributors have taken steps to become cloud services aggregators, ScanSource is taking a different tack. "We're looking at how this type of program and offers will be adopted by our partners and then we'll make decisions from there ...

Panzura Raises $25 Million in Funding for Cloud Storage Solution
Web Host Industry Review
Related Topics: cloud computing, finance and investments, panzura, storage technology. Cloud storage startup Panzura announced on Friday it has successfully raised $25 million in Series D funding to further develop its cloud storage solution. The move ...

Cloud Storage Company Panzura Raises $25 Million
Pulse 2.0
San Jose, California based cloud storage company Panzura has raised a $25 million round of funding. Meritech Capital led this round of funding. Matrix Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Opus Capital, and Chevron Technology Ventures also participated in this ...

Cisco Shifts from Supply to Demand in Cloud
Over the last two years, the company has built up a strong stable of cloud builders and Cisco-basedcloud services. Currently, the company boasts some 1,7000 cloud certifications and 350 Cisco-powered cloud services in the market, with an almost equal ...

Business Continuity Encompasses the Cloud
Business continuity has become a high priority for companies, and one of the most significant recent trends in BC planning and practices is the emergence of cloud computing as a key component. "The cloud has fundamentally changed business continuity ...

Going Green with Cloud Computing
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Survey participants - IT decision makers that have implemented cloud services for at least one year - reported they are achieving better results, faster deployments and lower costs than expected as a result of cloud computing implementations. Luth ...

Operation PRISM will have effect on cloud industry - for good or bad
Cloud Pro
One of the most-quoted fears about moving to cloud is that the data is not secure. For many companies, the idea that vital customer data is held in an unspecified place, available for access by unknown people is a big inhibitor to the idea of cloud ...

IBM buying cloud computing company SoftLayer - Yahoo! News
News: ARMONK, N.Y. (AP) — IBM is buying cloud computing company ... unit will be combined in a Cloud Services division under the charge of Erich Clementi, ...

Fast-Growing Cloud Services Market Drives Cloud Automation ...
Public cloud services & private cloud infrastructure are growing fast, and this ... Google began offering its own public cloud computing services a year ago.

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