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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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The total fee for the data breach that Epsilon will face could reach as high as $4 billion, depending on what becomes of the data that was stolen, according to cyber-risk advisory firm. It’s a massive event that indicates the overlooked risk of cloud-based computing system.

According to a report by CyberFactors, the sum [...]

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Online retail giant Amazon Inc. has experienced a major outage of its Web-hosting and cloud-computing platform. Large websites such as Foursquare and Reddit became unavailable due to the disruption of Amazon Web Services.

Amazon issued an apology in response to the situation. As compensation, the company offered a 10-day service credit to subscribers of [...]

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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 it will acquire Savvis, a data center services business [...]

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Cloud computing can be described as the new era in the world of computing. It is composed of several layers, all of which can be accessed by users connected to it. Understanding what each layer comprises of, the functions of each layer, how these layers interact with each other, including the need for diverse [...]

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Some business people often require assistance from IT professionals or third party system integrators due to their limited ability to make modifications that incorporate their sales process and methodology. There are also potential users that are not well-versed in SaaS program applications.

As the need in simplifying virtualized services increases, Active Endpoints, [...]

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Some JavaScript developers are already using the open source application Cloud9 IDE, powered by the Ajax.org platform and make use of HTML5, node.js, socket.io, among others.

With the quest to be more efficient and productive, BrainEngine developed the first true cross-platform IDE called the BrainEngine Developer Workbench. BrainEngine brings a true [...]

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The media-sharing application Color was launched amidst much hype – and criticism – at the end of March. Color allows users to make and share photos, videos and commentary, and stores the content in the cloud. This content is considered “public” and instantly shared with anyone also using Color in [...]

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CenturyLink Inc. (CTL), a Louisiana- based fixed-line phone and Internet company, is set to buy information technology firm Savvis Inc. (SVVS) in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.

This deal brings together CenturyLink’s enterprise network services business with Savvis’ expertise in managed hosting capacities. Acquiring Savvis will speed up CenturyLink’s ability to provide cloud [...]

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On April 27, 2011 By

Vivek Kundra Moves Federal IT to the Cloud

The US government is facing a revolution in IT infrastructure. The country’s first CIO, Vivek Kundra has taken early steps towards moving federal IT to the Cloud. Back in November 2010, Jeffrey Zients, the federal government’s first chief performance officer, announced that [...]

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The US government is facing a revolution in IT infrastructure. The country’s first CIO, Vivek Kundra has taken early steps towards moving federal IT to the Cloud. Back in November 2010, Jeffrey Zients, the federal government’s first chief performance officer, announced that the Office of Management and Budget will now require federal agencies to [...]

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In an effort to support the cloud computing community with the latest thought leadership on cloud computing, security and virtualization, CloudTimes is proud to announce our own Research Library. The library consists of whitepapers, articles, documents and webinars which can be downloaded for free on http://research.cloudtimes.org/

Popular Topics include Cloud Computing [...]

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Microsoft’s Chief Operating Office Kevin Turner said today that the world’s largest software company will provide financial support to four cloud-computing startups in India. The support will be in the form of grants and will amount to about $100,000 in total, Turner said in Mumbai today.

Microsoft and Adobe Systems Inc. are among companies [...]

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Cloud computing is significantly influencing the IT landscape: from government, industry bodies to public and private organizations – more and more organizations and evaluating and implementing cloud strategies.

However CIOs are facing a broader set of questions that need to be answered which will impact how IT is being delivered [...]

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MeriTalk, the government information technology (IT) network, today announced the results of the “Federal Cloud Weather Report” report. The report provides a status on Federal cloud computing migration, explores agencies’ cloud challenges, and delivers insight on the road ahead. Underwritten by VMware, the leader in virtualization and cloud [...]

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Microsoft is increasingly investing its R&D efforts in Cloud Computing. Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois said the company will spend 90 percent of its $9.6 billion research and development budget on cloud strategy this year. Microsoft’s global growth is “balanced and healthy” with faster growth in emerging markets, Courtois said in [...]

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