- Survey Finds Widespread Concerns about Government Cloud Initiatives
Staffing, cloud management and Cloud First budget cuts are top-of-mind as the Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, leaves office.
According to a survey of 113 FOSE attendees conducted by IT operations and cloud management software provider ScienceLogic, Inc., two-thirds of federal agencies have identified applications that will move to the cloud and […]
- Analyst Forecast 42% Annual Growth for Cloud Systems Management Software
A new report “Global Cloud Systems Management Software Market 2010-2014” was released by MarketResearch.com, which was prepared based on in-depth analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the current market landscape and growth prospects of the Cloud Systems Management Software market and focuses on the Americas, EMEA, and […]
- Piston Cloud Computing Takes on Private Cloud Security
Piston Cloud Computing recently earned $4.5 million dollars of funding for supplying software in the crowded space of private cloud computing. Earlier this year and for several months Piston participated in the Nebula NASA project, and for awhile it has been the favored beta software for testing by early users. Joshua McKenty, […]
- Cloud Control: Politics, Power and Revenue from the Cloud
The current trend to move to virtualization was very evident at the Cloud Control Conference held last week in Boston that CloudTimes was sponsoring as a media partner. IT managers have different views and foresee different problems plus their probable solutions. However, there is one area that they all agreed, and […]
- CIO Summit 2011: The Future of Cloud Computing
IDC’s Asia Pacific Cloud services and technologies principal analyst, Chris Morris predicts that the future challenges to be faced by the chief information officer (CIO) of 2015 will be trends in outsourcing, the cloud giants dictating the trends with cloud vendors and the converged IT infrastructure.
According to Morris who spoke at the recent […]
- The Battle For The Social Cloud Has Just Started
The new technology trend next year will be about strong connections between various electronic gadgets, PC’s and post-PC devices. It will be about the cloud dominion using shared interfaces, wireless communications, cloud-based database storage, which will highlight connections without using cords.
This is what Google mobile apps is all about with the launch of […]
- EMC Revenue Growth Continues
EMC reported last Wednesday in the IDG News Service that the company’s revenue in the second quarter of this year has marked a new financial record. This steady increase is a result of huge demands from personal and business demands for a bigger database for their cloud computing efforts.
The big bulk of revenue […]
- CloudTimes Joins Mobilize 2011 as Media Partner
- Nasuni New Cloud Storage Services Guarantees 100 Percent Cloud Storage Uptime
Nasuni launched this week a new service called Data Protection which guarantees 100% – 24/7 uptime service-level agreement for access to all objects it stores in the cloud.
Nasuni is a software company that produces Nasuni Filer, a virtual NAS file server/front end that runs on VMware and uses publicly available cloud […]
- Microsoft Entering the Social Gaming Arena with the Cloud
Microsoft is helping game developers roll out games faster by offering them tools and, in return, having them host their games on Windows Azure. Microsoft launched this week at the Casual Connect in Seattle, a toolkit for developers that provides the basic code for a number of back-end game technologies which all […]
- Creating a Dynamic and Compelling Cloud
Virtualization could mean an end, but making a significant emphasis on that “end” is in fact the cloud.
However, this idea does not have validity. The cloud is another tool in pursuing a fully dynamic, interoperable data environment for an even greater end.
- Acer Plans Acquisition of Cloud-Service Provider iGware
Accer announced today its plans to acquire cloud-service provider iGware for $320 million. iGware will become a new Acer division named Acer Cloud Technology Company.
Acer says that it will deliver a new service, using the acquisition of iGware’s technology, called Acer Cloud, aimed at better serving Acer customers and enhancing Acer brand value.
- Monster.com Moves to the Cloud with 6Sense Semantic Search Technology
Today, Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW) launched SeeMore, the world’s first semantic search and analytics platform for talent management, using secure Cloud technology. Built on Monster’s successful 6Sense® semantic search technology, SeeMore provides Monster’s enterprise customers with intelligence and visibility into multiple talent pools, to help managers and recruiters identify, access and manage […]
- Cloud Computing Reduces Energy Costs and Carbon Emissions
According to a new study by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), large U.S. companies using cloud computing can achieve by 2020 annual energy savings of $12.3 billion and annual carbon reductions equivalent to 200 million barrels of oil, enough to power 5.7 million cars for one year.
Cloud Computing: The IT Solution for […]
- Fed To Close 800 Data Centers Amid Shift to The Cloud
The federal government says it plans to shut down 40% of its computer centers over the next four years in order to reduce cost and get up to speed with the latest technologies that enable computers to run at far higher levels of efficiency and use.
In the plans detailed today, the Obama administration […]