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At Convergence 2011 in Atlanta on April 11th, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced the upcoming launch of the Dynamic ERP solutions in the cloud. Windows Azure Cloud platform is going to host Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, NAV and SL ERP Solutions. According to Kirill Tatarinov, Vice President for Microsoft Business solutions said in this context that [...]

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A recent study of Ponemon Institute reveals that cloud computing vendors and customers are not paying much importance to security issues.

According to “Security of Cloud Computing Providers” study, security is a low priority for cloud service providers and their customers. From the survey respondents, 73 percent of U.S. service providers and [...]

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Microsoft Corp (MSFT) will announce the acquisition of Skype, the online telephony and video communications giant, on Tuesday morning. This will be Microsoft’s most aggressive acquisition in the digital space, an $8.5 billion deal, counting in the Luxembourg-based company’s debt.

Buying Skype — a service that connects millions of users around the world via [...]

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Cloud computing have introduced new ways of managing and delivering IT services. As cloud computing grows in popularity and organizations move their application to the cloud, the need to freshen up their IT skills emerges.

According to an IT executive panel discussions, IT personnel will spend lesser time in managing the servers, but will [...]

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On May 9, 2011 By

Xerox and Cisco to Collaborate on Cloud Computing Services

Xerox Corporation and Cisco on Monday announced that they intend to form an alliance to simplify IT management by delivering cloud-based services and technology solutions that combine network intelligence and print.

The alliance plans to bring Xerox’s managed [...]

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Xerox Corporation and Cisco on Monday announced that they intend to form an alliance to simplify IT management by delivering cloud-based services and technology solutions that combine network intelligence and print.

The alliance plans to bring Xerox’s managed print and cloud IT outsourcing (ITO) services to customers over Cisco’s intelligent network infrastructure. Both companies [...]

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Cloud computing has become a major discussion thread in the IT world, but it has been redefined in recent years to speak to the increasing number of deployment scenarios – and their practical uses for business workloads.

The business benefits of cloud computing are clear: the ability to leverage virtualized infrastructure for greater efficiency, [...]

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The Sony data breach that compromised 100 million customers’ data has left the corporation a bit shaken and created woes in the cloud computing industry.

The shares of businesses that specializes in cloud computing had been performing well for quite some time now. However, the massive cyber-attack, including Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing center outage, [...]

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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 Cloud Computing [...]

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On May 6, 2011 By

15 Cloud Computing Companies to Watch

Cloud computing is spreading like wildfire. The number of enterprises moving their IT operations to the cloud is tremendously growing. Established vendors like Salesforce, Amazon and Google, including other startup firms that provide tools and services for cloud computing continues to increase and clamors [...]

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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 now.  What’s [...]

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Cloud computing is spreading like wildfire. The number of enterprises moving their IT operations to the cloud is tremendously growing. Established vendors like Salesforce, Amazon and Google, including other startup firms that provide tools and services for cloud computing continues to increase and clamors for attention.

In this emerging industry, here are the lists [...]

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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 to another [...]

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Compuware has worked extensively with VMware to provide extensive support for VMware environments within the Compuware Vantage Application Performance Management (APM) solution. Unlike most other APM solutions, Vantage provides application performance management in both physical and virtual environments, which means it can be used to provide a consistent APM environment throughout the migration of [...]

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HP’s CEO Leo Apotheker recently announced that cloud computing is one of HP’s key initiatives and the company is aiming to be a public cloud giant.  Yesterday, one HP exec showed the company’s cloud hand in a LinkedIn update that gave details of where HP’s taking its public cloud play. The Register reported last [...]

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On May 2, 2011 By

Telecoms Gears Up for Cloud Computing Acquisition

Telecommunications providers and cable companies have entered the burgeoning enterprise cloud computing market in the battle for enterprise customers. They could play a lucrative role by combining their natural advantages as network operators with technological innovation.

CenturyLink, the nation’s third-largest telecommunications company, announced that [...]

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