Cloud computing used to be a trend that is common word for IT fanatics, but now is viewed as a tactical strategy to boost business sales and performance. Managers and professionals now agree that cloud computing is referred to as a strategic IT solution that can provide quick answers to business technical [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud Hosting – Platform, Infrastructure and Software as a Service
The undeniable benefits associated with cloud hosting continue to attract businesses that are looking to enhance operational efficiency in conjunction with lowering IT related costs.
While the dedicated server environment still maintains substantial market share, it is becoming [...]Continue Reading →
The increasing number of small and midscale businesses in the Asia Pacific region presents a huge potential for business. They may appear granular but the number of SMBs is growing steady in number. Their business requirements may be challenging but it will definitely be a very profitable market.
Birger Steen, CEO for [...]Continue Reading →
Puppet Lab had its major cloud upgrade in its features that will now provide orchestration, provisioning and automation of management capabilities of enterprise users. This move is expected to gain more leverage for the company in the management field.
The application, Puppet Enterprise 2.0 is anticipated to be released on October 21, [...]Continue Reading →
Oracle Open World is scheduled to host another much awaited event, the CRM Pavilion. Back by popular demand; this event will have participants from carefully selected group of partners from ISVs (independent software vendors) and Sis (system integration). The group will be chosen according to the relevance they have contributed to Oracle’s [...]Continue Reading →
This month, enterprise cloud storage provider Zetta announced that it has raised $9 million in a third round of funding, bringing the total funding to $31.5 million. Both existing investors Foundation Capital and Sigma Partners participated. The company also announced this week that the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts, is using Zetta Data [...]Continue Reading →
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, officially entered the market today to introduce pentOS™, an easy, secure and open cloud operating system for managing enterprise private cloud environments.
Building and Betting on OpenStack
Piston Cloud CEO and co-founder, Joshua McKenty, was technical lead and cloud architect of NASA’s Nebula [...]
Many it executives can sympathize with the issues that Obopay, inc. faces every day. The company provides a service that enables customers to send and receive money quickly using mobile phones. Its core application must interconnect with a complex network of partner systems as well as the many flavors of mobiles phone on the market. And it [...]Continue Reading →
I recently sat down with Loggly‘s CEO, Kord Campbell in his hip San Francisco office to discuss how the company came about and the recent developments with the product. In this interview, Kord also explains what differentiates Loggly from other [...]Continue Reading →
By teaming up with cloud application platform Heroku, Facebook is providing its developers a faster way to get Facebook apps up and running in the cloud. Developers have long been able to host their Facebook apps on Heroku on their own, but now Facebook has made it possible to start building a live [...]Continue Reading →
Amazon Web Services announced today that it has received Federal Information Security Management Act (known as FISMA) Moderate Authorization and Accreditation from the U.S. General Services Administration.
FISMA is a US federal law that was enacted in 2002 recognizing the importance of information security to the economic and national security interests of [...]Continue Reading →
Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Systems IT is trying to influence European regulators to forge a certification system for German cloud operators to protect their data storage against the US government.
T-System’s IT is planning to market their cloud product by banking on their security features that will guard its servers from other [...]Continue Reading →
3 of the biggest telecommunication firms in Taiwan announced recently that they will invest on a multi billion project on cloud computing solutions. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., Taiwan Mobile Corp. and Far EasTone Telecom Co., Ltd. each stated their investment plans in three separate announcements.
Chungwa, currently holds the top spot among [...]Continue Reading →
The Malta government has finished signing an agreement with Microsoft Corporation that officially sealed the partnership for a Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) in Malta in 2012, which will have its primary focus on the cloud computing infrastructure.
For this project alone Malta government and Microsoft will be investing a huge €3 million.
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Mindjet announced today a collaborative work management software that improves how groups of people work together. The new software, called Mindjet Connect, is a cloud-based service that helps groups visualize their best ideas and plans, securely manage and share files, get teams on the same page and access information [...]Continue Reading →
This move was to update all their policies, support models and pricing that are fully supported by Google. Consumers should expect that all [...]Continue Reading →
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