According to IHS, an analyst firm, at the rate consumers are shifting to cloud computing services, the individual subscriptions for cloud storage can reach $500M by the end of 2012. It is also predicting that the rate of growth will be double digit for the next 5 years. IHS claims that the [...]

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There’s still four months left in the year but for companies, especially for the big ones, it’s time to start planning for next year. The IT strategy would need special attention for next year because of the rapid and technological leaps in the cloud in the last couple of years. The most [...]

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A few days ago, Cisco unveiled a set of security solutions designed to improve the robustness of data centers against the threats they constantly face while moving toward virtualized, more consolidated environments and allowing businesses to benefit from new cloud-based models.

The new set of security solutions released by Cisco extend the [...]

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According to a report recently published by the research firm IDC, global spending on public IT cloud services is expected to reach the $100 billion milestone in 2016 as a result of companies starting to migrate their operations to the cloud services model.

The IDC made a note of defining public IT [...]

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Join Us at Global Mobile Internet Conference: Silicon Valley

Save the date! Great Wall Club is organizing the Global Mobile Internet Conference Silicon Valley (GMIC SV) this October 19-20.

The Global Mobile Internet Conference is Asia’s most influential mobile internet conference. For the first time ever, the conference is coming to Silicon Valley.

The event is themed [...]

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Save the date! Great Wall Club is organizing the Global Mobile Internet Conference Silicon Valley (GMIC SV) this October 19-20.

The Global Mobile Internet Conference is Asia’s most influential mobile internet conference. For the first time ever, the conference is coming to Silicon Valley.

The event is themed “Connecting Global Innovators” and will gather leaders from some of the [...]

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In a recent survey of 1,000 respondents by Silicon Valley software firm Citrix, results show that at least 50% of the respondents believe that cloud computing is affected by bad weather. Some respondents also believe that cloud computing is related to toilet paper, to [...]

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When IBM recently launched a cloud platform designed for consumer electronics, the first company to sign up is Phillips. Dubbed simply as IBM Cloud, IBM’s offering will power the Phillips smart TV platform for internet services, allowing the consumer electronics company to deliver interactive services to millions via their TV [...]

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Google may be taking too long to build up their Google Apps ESN (Enterprise Social Networking) features at a time when it has turned into vital part of workplace collaboration suites.

Google recently started taking steps to tailor their Google+ social networking site into one that Apps users can use to improve [...]

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GigaOM’s Mobilize conference will explore the technical and business opportunities spurred by the proliferation of connected devices, apps and the way it shapes the way we work, play and live. At Mobilize you’ll learn how people and enterprises need to think as we enter a mobile-first world.

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Michael Dell is not worried at all about the continuously resurfacing predictions of PC’s doom, stating that PC sales have actually increased by almost 300% since the term “post-PC” was coined back in 1999.

Michael Dell was recently a speaker at [...]

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News Digest September 9, 2012

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Can Cloud Computing Stop Software Piracy?

With the influx of software applications using the Software-as-a-Service model, experts claim that software piracy will eventually be eliminated. However, some pessimists are claiming that users will just find ways to circumvent everything so that they won’t pay for software use. The Continue Reading

DataWeek 2012 Conference & Festival September 22nd – 27th in San Francisco is shaping up to be the largest SF-based data conference & festival including over 100 workshops and talks, an AngelHack Big Data hackathon,  SF Beta :: DataWeek Edition, and events throughout the week. Featured speakers include Jay Parikh, VP of [...]

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OpenStack just recently released its third distribution. With the release, some people are experiencing déjà vu because they see some similarity with Linux’s early days. Piston Cloud Computing released the latest OpenStack version as [...]

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Amazon Web Services has done it again! A recognized trailblazer in cloud computing, it introduced Glacier, an inexpensive cloud-based and long term way to archive data. With this move, expect various cloud service providers to follow suit. However, experts believe that Glacier’s biggest competitor is not the other cloud-based archive systems but [...]

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The digital economy is experiencing rapid growth driven by broadband penetration; parallel computing power and storage capacity continue to grow. These developments contribute to the emergence of global markets content for the benefit of rights holders, but also create a new threat – copyright, which could seriously harm the creative industries.

The [...]

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