The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), established to promote trust, security and transparency within the sector, has launched its Code of Practice, following an extensive period of public consultation and piloting. (View “Transition to the Cloud: The case for a Code [...]

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The upcoming Gartner Data Center Conference is set for December 6-9 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. The event will feature multiple tracks on a variety of significant topics for the industry, including virtualization and cloud computing. Get ready to take virtualization to the next level with [...]

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Yesterday, at the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Conference, PwC US and Cloudcor, Inc. announced the four winners of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards.
Out of more than 150 submissions and 25 finalists, four companies were selected as the winners of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards:

Fastest [...]

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According to the Amazon Web Services website, beginning Nov. 1, new customers will be able to run one micro instance in the Elastic Compute Cloud for a year at no charge. The virtual server can be combined with free use of Amazon S3 permanent storage and EC2’s Elastic Block Store, which supplies [...]

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Oxygen Cloud, a service that connects all people, data and devices within a company to a single virtual file system, announced this week at the Cloud Expo 2010 that it will now support large-scale enterprise migration to private cloud storage.  That support includes users who prefer to deploy their personal devices for [...]

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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, one of the largest cloud computing events in the world, opened its doors yesterday at the Santa Clara Convention Center with 163 keynotes, general sessions, and a full 4-day Expo Floor. Individuals who attend the conference expect to dramatically increase their understanding of the full scope of the [...]

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Appirio, a cloud solution provider, issued results from its first State of the Public Cloud Survey. This survey targeted more than 150 IT decision makers at mid-to-large sized companies that had already implemented at least one of the leading SaaS applications or cloud platforms.

“Companies leading the charge on cloud computing can teach [...]

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Barron’s published a cover story on private cloud, Saturday Oct 23, stating that ‘Big companies are quickly adopting new computer networks known as “private clouds.” That may mean trouble for major tech suppliers”.

The article  predicts a secular decline in tech spending and that it will be difficult for tech vendors to grow revenue. [...]

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In a report entitled “Security and the Cloud,” Forrester analyst Jonathan Penn predicted that rather than reallocating portions of existing security budgets to cloud computing, organizations will allocate money to security within cloud projects—creating “a whole new category of revenue for the security market.” Jonathan stated that cloud [...]

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Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com’s chairman, commented in a speech at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando on Oct 19 that Apple, Facebook and Twitter Inc. are leading the latest iteration of cloud computing.

Benioff said the first iteration of the cloud was led by companies like Google and Yahoo but now Facebook and Twitter are leading the [...]

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