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Apple and Google’s operating system are seen by mobile developers to command the lead for cloud computing technology, social networking and the mobile enterprise IT. This does not mean though that Microsoft is totally out of the picture.

A recent survey conducted by a cross-platform development toolmaker Appcelerator and research firm IDC revealed that [...]

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Amazon announced today that it is rolling out its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service to its data centers around the world and giving enterprise customers dedicated private links into the cloud infrastructure. The new service gives enterprise customers more flexibility, security and control over the data stored in the cloud.

Adam Selipsky, vice president [...]

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Huawei Device Co Ltd announced on Wednesday the launch of its first mobile phone which offers a cloud-based service. Other Chinese companies have made the move in the past to apply cloud computing technology in smartphones including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Baidu Inc.

The 3.7 [...]

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On Monday Apple released  the beta version of iCloud and made it  available to users enrolled in the Apple Development Program. The beta version features web-based versions of Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find my iPhone and iWork. All Apple users will receive 5 gigabytes (GB) of free online data storage for free. The cost for [...]

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CumuLogic, a Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) software provider, today announced the public beta version of their new PaaS solution which enables enterprises, cloud providers and ISVs to build and manage Java PaaS in public, private and hybrid cloud environments.  The product is based on a cloud application management platform, and includes cloud services [...]

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By Alex Bewley, CTO at uptime software (also uptime cloud)

The ultimate goal of deploying application or dynamic infrastructure to the cloud is the truly agile and cost-competitive nature of running and managing applications and infrastructure. However, cost can increase exponentially without proper cloud monitoring and cloud cost modeling. It [...]

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The dynamic Web link is the most powerful tool for cyber crime and Web threat delivery next to social engineering human nature. Every lure has a dynamic Web link that allows cyber crime to change out payload servers, making it difficult to detect and block malware delivery. Last year, malware Web delivery infrastructure migrated [...]

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Internet traffic in 2010 exceeded all traffic accumulated from when the Internet was founded until 2009. This data was released by Cisco, one of the giant tech firms today. Cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) are a major contributor. For business owners, whether small, medium or large scale, this is the perfect [...]

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Telephone Carriers Get Control of the Cloud

Telephone and cable companies are very interested cloud services and are willing to invest huge amounts of money from acquisitions to partnerships just to get into the cloud market.

Telephone companies will find it easy to fit into the cloud technology, according [...]

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CA Technologies announced today that it intends to buy Watchmouse B.V. an innovator in SaaS-based monitoring for cloud, mobile and traditional Web applications. The privately held WatchMouse is headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands and was founded in 2002 by Stan van de Burgt, now CEO, and Mark Pors, the company’s CTO. CA Technologies did [...]

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Salesforce.com announced today that it was positioned by Gartner in the leaders quadrant for Sales Force Automation. The Magic Quadrant depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace.

Gartner selects leaders as companies who have demonstrated a market-defining vision of how technology can help the top sales executives achieve [...]

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Telephone and cable companies are very interested cloud services and are willing to invest huge amounts of money from acquisitions to partnerships just to get into the cloud market.

Telephone companies will find it easy to fit into the cloud technology, according to Verizon, because they already have their own network in place and [...]

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The British courier service Shutl had to discover better ways of service when they decided to move to the cloud two years ago. The only courier service that commits to deliver within 90 minutes within the very busy streets of London, hopes to make their services even better.

One difficulty they had [...]

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Gluster announced today the Gluster Connector for OpenStack which provides highly scalable and highly-available VM storage functionality for OpenStack, an emerging open source cloud platform. With last week’s announcement of GlusterFS 3.3, OpenStack users will be able to add scale-out integrated file and object storage to any deployment. These two capabilities together enable OpenStack [...]

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CloudFloor, a cloud management and optimization start-up, opened up its private beta for the CloudControl solution which enables users to visualize and control cloud infrastructures through their key business metrics. The product was first unveiled last June at the GigaOM Structure LaunchPad 2011

CloudControl provides visibility into cloud operations by capturing all [...]

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A team of engineers and entrepreneurs led by former NASA CTO Chris C. Kemp, launched today Nebula and announced plans for a turnkey OpenStack hardware appliance that allows businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures from thousands of computers with minimal effort.

Chris Kemp, CEO of Nebula said “Until [...]

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