In terms of infrastructure, VMware will provide its own OpenStack distribution that still integrates deeper into the VMware architecture. At VMworld 2014, VMware announced the new VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) offering putting intelligence in the hardware versus software in the level of automation.

Based on the OpenStack Icehouse release, VIO integrates [...]

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The OpenStack Marketplace has a new feather under its hood. The open source cloud markatplace opens hosted private cloud for users to evaluate different OpenStack deployment options that best meet their requirements.

The new Hosted Private Cloud category offers an open and transparent means to evaluate the full spectrum of OpenStack [...]

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Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the market for cloud infrastructure services and pressuring beating Google and Amazon, according to a new study. While Amazon, the market leader in cloud, maintained its position. But Amazon market share is not larger now than its four closest competitors combined, said a report from [...]

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IBM has unveiled one of its bigger plans so far. The company will invest three billion investment in chip and new technology. Over the next five years, IBM will invest a significant amount of their total revenue in new technologies like non-silicon computer chips, quantum computing research, and computers that mimic the [...]

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Organizations are dedicating increasing resources to security and risk. Security and risk leaders need to fully engage with the latest technology trends if they are to define, achieve and maintain effective security and risk management programmes that simultaneously enable business opportunities and manage risk.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is [...]

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At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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Not that this is really a surprise, Oracle took the OpenStack Summit being held in Atlanta in the United States to announce a formal alignment between Oracle Linux, the Linux distribution, and OpenStack. The open source cloud framework will be supported by the Linux OS group and Oracle VM.

Users of [...]

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The long-standing partnership between Microsoft and SAP will be significantly increased in the areas of cloud, data, and mobility. In addition to the arrival of SAP solutions in the cloud Azure, the two companies are working on a better integration of Business Objects BI tool with the Power of Microsoft.

It [...]

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HP announced plans for the next two years to invest more than one billion in cloud technology. The money will be spent on the production of new cloud products and services, and technical developments in the field of cloud computing. The company thus will focus on supporting OpenStack initiative and hybrid platforms [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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How companies are adopting cloud computing and how they are addressing the changes that it entails in the management of IT resources? RightScale tries to find the answers in its RightScale 2014 State of the Cloud Survey.

The survey results found that cloud adoption is picking up steam as enterprises increase [...]

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IBM is developing a cloud service for the security of data transmissions over mobile networks. This allows developers to develop applications in which data is always protected.

IBM won a patent called, “Pushing secure notifications to mobile computing devices,” for a cloud-based security protocol that will help developers create apps that [...]

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The economic consequences of the NSA scandal are anything but marginal. But the effects in monetary terms are only part of the problem – the point is that Edward Snowden revelations of NSA scandal has changed the perception of IT industry towards cloud computing.

Nearly ninety percent of the ICT [...]

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Google has made it clear for years that they’re determined to be the number one name in the cloud storage game. Google has announced a reduction in the price of their subscriptions to the service cloud storage, Google Drive, thanks to a series of infrastructure improvements.

While iCloud gives 5 GB [...]

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PayPal, Nok Nok Labs, Agnitio, Validity Sensors, Lenovo and Infineon Technologies formed a coalition called the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance to develop a standards-based open approach that automatically detects when a FIDO-enabled device is present and offers users the option to replace passwords with more secure authentication techniques such as [...]

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Facebook’s Open Compute Project started back in April 2011 and the social media giant actively supports the Open Compute project. The aim of the initiative is to improve the capacity, energy and cost of data centers worldwide, following the example of the open source software movement.

Because of the Facebook’s [...]

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