- GigaOM Structure: The Telcos Are Coming – Interview with Bob Toohey, Verizon Business
Some telling acquisitions will define 2011. Savvis and Terremark were bought by telcos, which are positioned with assets and operating structures that enable them to potentially do one thing very well: deliver computing as a utility service. We talk with Bob Toohey, the man at Verizon leading the division that will supply cloud services […]
- GigaOM Structure: Cloud Storage – Moving Beyond Backup?
For a few years, cloud-based storage has been a ideal solution for backing up enterprise data, but a new breed of startups is trying to convince businesses to move their primary data into the cloud. This panel will examine whether the cloud can meet the performance, the security and cost requirements that businesses place […]
- Cloud Computing: Current Market Trends and Future Opportunities
Cloud computing continues to gain more mainstream adoption as more companies move into the cloud. This article focuses on where the cloud space stand in the market and the future driving trends in these five specific areas: Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, Cloud Storage and Private/Internal Clouds.
- Microsoft Server and Tools Executive Talks “Cloud”
Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s new Server and Tools President, spoke for the first time today at the GigaOM Structure conference since he took on this new role. Nadella, who replaced Bob Muglia, a Microsoft veteran who is stepping down, declared that the industry is moving toward “the post-virtualization era.”
Nadella who […]
- Amazon’s CTO Addresses The “State of The Cloud” At GigaOm Structure Event
- ScaleXtreme Announces New Cloud Management for Amazon EC2 and VMware vCloud Director
ScaleXtreme, Inc., a leading cloud-based systems management company, today announced new functionality for VMware vCloud Director and Amazon EC2. The new cloud provisioning and management functionality, offers users the first hybrid-cloud management product that can both provision and manage the lifecycle of machines through the cloud. Using ScaleXtremeTM, customers with VMware® vCloudTM Director-enabled […]
- Cloud Computing Survey Reveals New Drivers for Cloud Adoption
The results of a cloud computing survey conducted by North Bridge Venture Partners, in partnership with GigaOM Pro and The 451 Group, were released today at the GigaOM Structure Conference during the Cloud Leadership Panel. CloudTimes is a media sponsor of the GigaOM Structure conference in San Francisco, CA.
The survey […]
- SolidFire Launches Early Access Program for Cloud Service Providers
SolidFire, a Boulder-based company that is developing all solid-state data-storage systems for cloud service providers, launched today its worldwide Early Access Program for cloud service providers.
- CloudWiz: Capacity Planning in a Wizard
Capacity planning is a vital component of cloud computing adoption that involves understanding necessary resource requirements in order to meet the anticipated needs of customers and users.
Companies who are able to predict their computing needs can reserve capacity and plan for their predicted usage based on their IT budgets. Other models allow organizations […]
- mindSHIFT Rolls Out CloudSHIFT Services for SMBs
mindSHIFT Technologies today launched cloudSHIFT services aimed at meeting the needs of SMBs. mindSHIFT is the leading IT outsourcing and cloud services provider for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs).
By leveraging mindSHIFT’s cloudSHIFT Computing Platform, SMBs can now benefit from all aspects of an enterprise-class IT infrastructure previously unavailable […]
- Abiquo Wins Best Cloud Management in Cloud Computing World Series Awards
Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software provider, announced today it has won the Cloud Computing World Series award for Best Cloud Management Solution. The Cloud Computing World Series Awards annually recognize the best Cloud products and services. The winners are selected by an independent panel of judges, including press editors, industry analysts, […]
- Cloud Computing Views from Europe
A recent research study from IDG stated that business IT solutions in Europe should have the agility in providing its end-users the powerful forward motion through cloud computing. The study surveyed 600 IT mangers as their respondents, and out the 600, 90% agreed that the cloud clearly provides the means to access services in […]
- Are You Ready for the Cloud?
If business IT solutions are to be fast then they should be considered being moved to private cloud computing. There is a choice to let their own IT manage it or seeking virtualization capabilities through a third party cloud provider.
Gartner analysts said […]
- IBM Launches New Cloud Services for Disaster Recovery and Data Archive
IBM announced today SmartCloud, new cloud services that enable clients to protect, store and retrieve their most critical data in minutes versus days in the event of a disaster.
When an unforeseen event strikes (i.e: Disasters from hurricanes, earthquakes or IT failures Businesses) businesses should ensure uninterrupted business operations and enables speed […]
- Security Firm CloudPassage Delivers Elastic Cloud Server Security in the Rackspace Cloud
CloudPassage announced today that it has entered into the Cloud Tools Program with Rackspace Hosting.
This program enables Rackspace cloud customers to have access to the CloudPassage software-as-a-service security solution, where they can manage cloud security by leveraging a single solution that is purpose-built for the cloud and delivers multiple layers of […]
- Moving Your Business to the Cloud with NetSuite and Google Apps
The benefits of Google Apps and cloud computing extend far beyond just business communication and productivity. Today there are a growing number of cloud applications for virtually every aspect of your business through the Google Apps Marketplace. Literally hundreds of vendors now offer products and services through the Marketplace that integrate directly with all […]
- IDC: Public cloud computing services to reach $72.9 billion market in 2015
According to IDC, public cloud computing services will account for 46% of net new growth in overall IT spending in five key product categories: applications, application development and deployment, systems infrastructure software, basic storage, and servers. The research report states that over the next five years as spending on public IT cloud services […]