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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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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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