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"Security is almost universally the number one concern of companies moving into cloud computing environments; however, most organizations have not yet considered the implications of using insecure software in the cloud," said Jim Reavis, Executive Director of the Cloud Security Allianc...
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IBM's Smart Business Development & Test, featuring IBM Rational Software Delivery Services for Cloud Computing, allows enterprise clients to expand on internal development and test efforts with rapid access to resources through IBM's secure, scalable cloud delivery model. The average e...
"IDC forecasts a 2009-2013 CAGR of 26% for the worldwide cloud services market, which includes software-as-a-service offerings," explains Mary Johnston Turner, research director for enterprise system management software at IDC. "As more and more organizations implement public cloud an...
Nimsoft, a business unit of CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), today announced availability of Nimsoft On Demand, a Software as a Service (SaaS) Unified Monitoring™ solution that delivers the robust capabilities and benefits of IT monitoring as an on-demand solution. With Nimsoft On Demand, emergin...
Through a simple web interface, NetDBAs turns complex workflows into point-and-click operations that can be performed by any member of an IT organization. The initial release will manage editions of Microsoft SQL Server database; future versions will add support for databases from othe...
The last decade saw the growth of Virtualization from its humble beginnings as a developer tool to its increasing adoption in data centers worldwide. It dramatically improved resilience, scalability, portability and utilization, and became one of the key foundations of the Cloud.
This session will discuss a critical question that arises when considering hosting applications in the cloud: What are the attributes that attract applications to public clouds? Why implement private clouds? When is it appropriate to use both in a Hybrid Cloud approach? Can legacy appl...
Traditional server virtualization has mainly focused on consolidation, which occurs when a physical server is partitioned to run multiple virtual or logical servers. However, using server virtualization for aggregation can result in as many or even more efficiencies, especially for com...
Traditional IT operations are buckling under the increased demand from business organizations. A significant change is needed. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Tim Crawford, Former Director of IT Operations at Stanford, deconstructs cloud computing into the cloud's t...
AppZero has announced that Everything Channel's CRN has named its server-side application virtualization software one of the "100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products." The Top 100 Cloud Computing products include 20 storage vendors, 20 security vendors, 20 productivity vendors, 20 infrast...
Hubspan, a provider of cloud-based business integration solutions, is launching a suite of new integration connectors for SciQuest suppliers . The new WebSpan SaaS Connectors for SciQuest include punchout, price and availability, purchase order and e-invoicing. For a limited time, Hubs...
Cloud Computing, the long-held dream of computing as a utility, has the potential to transform a large part of the IT industry, making software even more attractive as a service and shaping the way IT hardware is designed and purchased. But if it is already a commercial reality, why do...
Mark Logic Corporation has unveiled MarkLogic Cloud Services, a new line of services that will make Mark Logic software available on Amazon Web Services. The first product in the line is MarkLogic Server for EC2, which allows users to use MarkLogic on a pay-by-the-hour basis on Amazon ...
This fast-moving industry Power Panel held at Cloud Computing 2009 West was moderated by Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. The power panel was composed of Jonathan Bryce,CTO & Founder of The Rackspace Cloud; Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO of 3Tera, Inc.; Irfan Khan, CTO of Sybase; Dave C...
In this industry power panel held at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, key issues were discussed including security in the cloud, the future of virtualization, On Demand cloud computing, and whether automation may be the next buzz word. Panelists include: John Keagy is CEO and Co-Founder...
What are the key capabilities and benefits of an enterprise private PaaS based on a shared Java and database platform? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Mohamad Afshar, VP of Product Management at Oracle, discusses the key capabilities and benefits of an enterprise pr...
XenDesktop 4 is a comprehensive desktop virtualization solution that delivers a complete Windows desktop experience as an on-demand service to any user, anywhere, making virtual desktops a mainstream reality for hundreds of millions of corporate employees for the first time ever. Unlik...
The OpenNebula Cloud Toolkit is a widely used open source Cloud manager for building private, public and hybrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Ignacio M. Llorente, a Full Professor in Computer Architecture and Technology a...
The Defense Information Systems Agency, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency and even the Central Intelligence Agency have all publicly announced their intent to use cloud computing in form or another. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Kev...
As storage becomes more affordable, and large-scale data acquisition becomes increasingly common, there is interest from organizations to exploit these massive data sets for business analytics and enterprise-wide reporting. In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Ajay Anand,CEO of Datame...
How will your internal controls over financial reporting be affected by virtualization? Will you be able to prove that the application running in your cloud today is the same application that was running there yesterday? In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Robert Grapes, Chief Techno...
You are interested in cloud computing, but where do you start? How are vendors defining Cloud Computing? What do you need to know to figure out which applications make sense in the cloud? And is any of this real today? In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Simon Guest, the Senior Direc...
By consolidating low priority applications onto shared resources, virtualization has enabled IT organizations to cut costs and improve efficiency, leverage new IT investment, and improve service. In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Rich Corley, Founder and CTO of Akorri, will analyze...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Navajo Systems, a provider of Virtual Private SaaS, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convent...
Following Dreamforce, Mark Smith, CEO and EVP at Ventana Research, commented on Commissions Manager in the Ventana Research Blog that, "The two solutions Callidus Plan Communicator and Commissions Manager help organizations off-board from using dedicated spreadsheets onto a solution th...
Iron Mountain announced on THursday that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance to help promote and establish security best practices for enterprise-level cloud solutions and services. As a corporate member, Iron Mountain will offer its expertise in enterprise Storage-as-a-Service a...
CA is launching a major new talent acquisition program in EMEA, which will help drive the company's next level of growth. CA is using the program to target Associate Account Managers, Directors of Solutions Sales, Senior Solution Strategists, Sales Account Managers, Technical Sales Con...
Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference -- Model Metrics, the leader in cloud computing services for the enterprise and a premier partner of salesforce.com, today announced the availability of Cloud Converter for Force.com on the salesforce.com AppExchange. With Cloud Converter, Salesforc...
Jinfonet Software announces the General Availability of JReport 9.1, providing JReport Cloud and JReport Designer for Eclipse. JReport Cloud provides agility for rapidly and inexpensively re-provisioning infrastructure resources, greatly reduces the cost on hardware, software, and serv...
When enterprises and data centers evaluate cloud technologies and various solutions move their applications to the cloud computing paradigm, there are many important decisions to consider, such as Will the applications be portable? Are there significant code changes and workflow change...
Vordel’s products provide governance, acceleration, integration, and security for SOA and Cloud Computing. Spike Reply has established a SOA Center of Excellence division to assist its Customers exploit the opportunities presented by adopting a SOA-based approach to their business proc...
"On the supply side, interviews with cloud-enabled providers reveal that there are a lot of activities already underway to support enterprises of all kinds," notes Agatha Poon, who this coming week will be speaking at the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo at the Santa...
A round-up of the wide range of important issues and timely topics due to be discussed by over 130 industry experts at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, opening today at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 2-4, 2009. From Building Scalable and Exten...
Cloud-based computing infrastructures deliver broad-based functionality to end users in far-flung locales but too often the destination device remains a PC. Developments in virtual desktop technology are creating a new generation of ultra low-cost endpoints such as network monitors, se...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Akamai, the leader in web application acceleration and performance management, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, Sa...
Migrating enterprise applications to the Cloud raises multiple questions: user experience, data security and compliance, cost of migration, and a framework to assess return on investment. In his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Anil Parambath, VP, Operations at CSS Corp., ...
Too often organizations have deployed virtual infrastructure tactically to reduce server sprawl or speed application deployments. Without a higher level view of organizational priorities, bad habits persist; unused snapshots and zombie VMs become more the rule than the exception causin...
When application performance is not what the cloud customer expected, who’s at fault? The cloud provider’s infrastructure? The application owner’s code? The platform vendor’s deployment tools? The external services the application uses? The database tier? Only by seeing inside the prod...
Without application development, organizations can easily plug their web, Windows, and hosted applications into the private cloud. Users connecting to the private cloud will be presented with a virtual web desktop that delivers all of their applications, services, documents, and data f...