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It’s quickly becoming clear that cloud computing offers potential solutions to on-going pricing, protection, archiving, e-discovery, bandwidth, and performance issues in the data center. However, like any new – potentially game changing – technology, it’s critical to see through the hy...
Mimecast on Monday announced that it ranked Number Three in the 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK. Rankings are based on average percentage revenue growth over five years. Mimecast grew 7579% percent during this period....
CloudApps, a provider of sustainability and carbon management solutions, announced on Thursday that Stephen Kelly has joined its board. A senior industry figure, Kelly is one of the most successful CEOs in the European technology industry. Kelly's appointment further bolsters CloudApps...
Bitrix, Inc has announced the release of Bitrix Intranet Portal / Cloud Edition - a specially-designed version of its Enterprise 2.0 software suitable for cloud deployment and rent-a-portal distribution model. This initiative enables service providers to reinforce their service portfol...
As Cloud Computing moves into the large enterprise and becomes an embedded part of IT and the business, customers are turning to a new wave of Cloud Facilitator to help guide them through Cloud-based consulting, implementation and management challenges. Cloud Facilitators like Acumen,...
Sentrigo on Tuesday announced that Sentrigo Hedgehog Enterprise and vPatch are now available for installation on GoGrid’s cloud computing infrastructure for database audit, protection and breach prevention. By leveraging Sentrigo’s database compliance and security solutions, organizati...
Tilera Corporation on Tuesday announced its plans to double the number of cores on a chip and in turn doubling the compute per-rack every two years. Today, cloud computing is restricted by legacy x86 processors that consume a lot of power while providing minimal performance improvement...
NaviSite, Inc., a provider of cloud-enabled enterprise hosting and application management services, announced on Wednesday that its Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Denis Martin will present “Tales from the Transactional Cloud” at the Cloud Expo Europe, the 6th Int...
SoftLayer Technologies, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, announced on Wednesday it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's North America 100 award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the world North Am...
Managed web hosting company, Liquid Web, today announced a major new feature for their cloud computing platform Storm On Demand called "Storm Bare Metal". Storm Bare Metal is a revolutionary server technology that allows users to provision and manage private dedicated servers with powe...
By bringing Azure--entailing a cloud OS, Microsoft SQL and .NET-based services--to the Philippines, Microsoft "creates new opportunities, not just for the Microsoft partner ecosystem in the country, but for businesses and developers to drive new revenue through the development of inno...
The past decade has seen a revolution in the way we communicate. An increasing number of services are going – or are being created – online, along with vast quantities of rich, multimedia content. The Digital Society that derived from this revolution is accompanied by a change in expec...
The Slough facility currently offers Savvis Symphony Open, its public cloud solution, which is the second cloud solution available from the Slough data centre. It complements the broad portfolio of managed and virtualised hosting, private cloud, and network services that Savvis current...
As if the widest array and lowest prices for high-quality servers wasn’t already enough, for a limited time, we’re adding 10 terabytes (TB) of bandwidth to all dedicated servers in our U.S. data centers through the end of April. Our 10TB promotion has been exceptionally popular in t...
“Even though the poll respondents clearly see the value of cloud computing, the results indicate that they remain reluctant to relinquish control of complex enterprise applications using sensitive information,” said Colin Lacey, vice president, Solutions and Services, Unisys. “Those re...
A week after being a sponsor at the largest Cloud Computing event ever held, Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, Microsoft kicked off its own Convergence conference in Atlanta with a renewed commitment to Cloud-based developer tools that drive the company's vision in the Cloud...
Cloud computing is changing the fundamentals of today’s pre-dominantly on-premise hosted data centers. An increasing number of organizations are tapping into the public cloud when internal demand for resources becomes too high or when certain projects require resources beyond what an o...
"Traditional IT delivery and deployment mechanisms have guaranteed that small and mid-sized companies continually have to invest in expensive, complex hardware and software systems. We built a platform that turns the traditional IT business model on its head, making the IT process more...
Third Generation outsourcing is here! First Generation was "your mess for less"; Second Generation is strategic or selective sourcing, including hosting. Third Generation Outsourcing, as a result of the emergence of Cloud Computing, stands to materially revolutionize and challenge trad...
He noted that the term "elasticity" is now in wide use, as integral to the architecture of Cloud Computing infrastructure. But he said there is a lot of imprecision with the term "architecture" and how it's used, especially with respect to Cloud computing. "To me, architecture means yo...
Workloads manifest the demand of the business from applications and services. These workloads have common patterns and known qualities, as do the applications and infrastructure deployment models that support them. During his keynote, Tony Bishop will describe Adaptivity’s systematic a...
As the 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (Cloud Expo) opens in New York City on April 19, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is tapping into the attention the event is placing on cloud computing to address some of what the company views as the more persistent myths related to ...
Enterprise IT must constantly evolve to respond to rapidly changing business requirements and new technologies. Cloud computing promises to accelerate that evolution with far-reaching, convergent principles such as self-service, pay-for-use, rapid deployment, elastic scalability and ef...
This session will look at integrating private and public cloud technologies with the enterprise data center. It will cover current best practices and attempt to answer some common questions. What is actually available for implementing your own private cloud? What use cases make sense t...
With every minute of uptime crucial, developers need to be able to deploy backend solutions for their Websites that house, support and access huge amounts of related data. Without it, both vendor and developer will be seeing that dreaded error message more often than not. Industry e...
As companies search for ways to eliminate costs, reduce the complexity of their IT environments, and improve efficiency in their data centers, Cloud Computing will likely continue to gain prominence. Unlike other major technology industry shifts, such as the shift from Mainframe Comput...
NaviSite, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, and Data Age Business Systems, Inc. (Data Age), a provider of Financial Transaction Software Solutions, on Wednesday announced they have entered into an agreement in which NaviSite will ...
Impetus Technologies, a software product engineering company serving customers ranging from aggressive startups to large technology companies to develop innovative software products, has announced its partnership with Aster Data, a provider of data management and data processing platfo...
Acumen Solutions, a business and technology consulting firm that specializes in bringing cloud computing solutions to government agencies and large enterprises, has been selected to provide a cloud-computing CRM and Project Management solution to the US Department of Health & Human Ser...
Xseed Co. and ScaleUp Technologies today announced a strategic partnership to Cceate the standards and framework for a globally connected cloud. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Xseed will leverage ScaleUp Technologies technology and development capabilities to help expand its Libra serv...
Cloud Leverage has launched enterprise-grade cloud solutions at a cost previously only available through commodity cloud offerings. At $.05 a GB per datacenter with no transfer or bandwidth charges -- Cloud Leverage offers a complete storage solution at a previously unavailable price.
In a move that will reduce the cost and time companies spend on IT, Viewfinity (www.viewfinity.com) on Tuesday announced the release of version 2.5 of its cloud computing systems and privilege management solution for laptops, desktops and servers. Viewfinity’s cloud computing model off...
Bitrix announces the availability of Bitrix Virtual Appliance 1.5 for Amazon EC2, a major release of the free virtual platform with that creates an optimal performance environment for Bitrix Intranet Portal and Bitrix Site Manager. The software underwent a number of significant improve...
Quickoffice announces Quickoffice Connect, allowing on-the-go mobile users access to content anywhere, anytime. Quickoffice Connect is part of the company's vision to deliver mobile cloud services across the major mobile operating system platforms. Quickoffice partnered with multiple p...
NewBay, a provider of converged digital lifestyle services, is now enabling the one-click instant upload of media from subscribers’ mobile handsets to Deutsche Telekom’s Media Center – a secure online space for the storage and management of user content. NewBay LifeCache Social Network...
SkillSoft, a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, on Friday announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended acquisition o...
SOASTA, a provider of cloud testing, has announced the release of the SOASTA Performance Test Methodology for testing web-scale systems to optimize the performance of their online applications. Despite the attention given to the poor performance and reliability of websites in the last ...
Rackspace Hosting on Thursday announced the launch of hosted Microsoft SharePoint, the collaboration and file sharing platform, backed by Rackspace’s 24x7x365 Fanatical Support. With the addition of hosted Microsoft SharePoint, Rackspace's suite of cloud applications now includes busin...
SGI , a provider of HPC and data center solutions, on Thursday announced the immediate availability of Cyclone, a large-scale, on-demand cloud computing service specifically dedicated to technical applications. Until now, cloud solutions have been primarily focused on running important...
In a report entitled "The Growing Importance of Microsoft SharePoint", Osterman Research found that labor is a huge cost of managing SharePoint, on average $45 per user per month. One of the factors contributing to this situation is complexity. Keeping SharePoint available and oper...