In one of the Jurassic Park movies, there was a statement, “You can’t contain life, life finds a way”. I believe that the same statement can be applied to innovation as well. Whatever circumstances, innovation would find a way to break through.  Perhaps, the tougher the conditions, more innovation would come about.

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Cloud computing and cloud-based storage are two of the fastest growing technologies in enterprise IT. Conversion of the “trend” into real productivity gains, is still to be seen in real life.

Below we have pointed out 5 key areas where we believe that cloud computing will make the most impact towards realizing [...]

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Ramco, who already has a SaaS ERP offering called Ramco onDemand ERP product, has added another feature to their onDemand portfolio: onDemand Analytics.  Ramco recently announced onDemand Analytics (RODE) which is a full featured Business Intelligence product suite, all in the cloud.  RODE would have a relatively independent [...]

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NCR Corporation, a leading technology and solutions provider for the retail and financial services industry, is the newest entrant in the growing cloud computing market.

NCR recently launched their new cloud hosting service, by the name of NCR Hosting Services, which would enables cloud providers’ to gain access to their IT [...]

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In today’s world of digital devices, it’s easy to find people having multiple devices. In that case, it becomes a task to keep them all in sync. For example, If I add a new contact on my phone, it should be “synced” to my laptop, or if I added a new email [...]

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Cloud as a powerful platform has interested everybody by now, moreover some of the organizations have jumped a lot farther and are now providing end to end solutions based on cloud platform itself. Look at the types of salesforce.com, who provide a complete CRM package, all over the cloud.

With such services [...]

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In part 1 of this article we initiated a comparison of the services provided by Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. We talked about a bit of the history of the two platforms and found certain pros and cons of each of them.

Further in this part 2 of the series, we’d [...]

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In today’s cloud computing services market, the biggest and the best providers are slugging it out for higher market share and revenue.  Being a utility service, the service quality is what matters  In this two part series, we would check out the two of the biggest names in cloud computing arena, the [...]

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Many enterprises decide to go for a private cloud without realizing what they are getting into.  Quite a few of them end up on the wrong side, sometimes losing out on multiple fronts, financial, customers being the major two of them.  It is imperative for an enterprise to do a thorough analysis [...]

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A private cloud is many different things to many different people. Some stop at virtualization, other take it at the automation of the provisioning and elasticity, and some others take it to the final level and talk about chargebacks.

In our view, a private cloud is a computing environment which provides hosted [...]

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CloudTimes has done some deep analysis to identify cloud service offerings which are going to be the 10 most important ones in 2011.

Here is our take on the current trends and the information available today that allows to see a bit into future and say what would be going strong a [...]

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An ERP system is an all encompassing software system that touches (read – integrates) all the business functions of an organization.  Integration is the keyword, and removing silos is the objective.

The very first ERP systems were mainframe based, and were quickly discarded around the turn of century for various reasons.  Around [...]

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The Cloud may be a unsafe place, especially when there are multiple entities running different (read – weird) kind of software and you don’t know what’s going on at different locations/ systems/ disks/ partitions etc.  Since someone else is managing all this for you, your suspicion only goes up.

The number of [...]

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The Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei is planning to enter the Cloud Computing market.  The company announced their formal “business strategy” for Cloud Computing for North America earlier this year.

This should have been a non-news since Huawei has been doing bits and pieces with Cloud Computing for some time [...]

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With every passing day, the clout of cloud computing is increasing. Leaders in their own areas, new players come in and try to create a niche for themselves.  Redhat already announced a PaaS offering called openshift, and now with the release of Jboss Enterprise Data Grid 6, they have taken cloud integration [...]

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