IBM showed strong protest over the $600 cloud project agreement that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) supposedly awarded to Amazon. The giant companies, Amazon and IBM continue to battle for the intriguing cloud contract as each pushes its old and new business solutions for the CIA.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) already [...]

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After releasing its new cloud computing services a week ago, Microsoft vows to contend face to face with Amazon in the market place. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is serious with its goal to match or even bring down their prices compared with Amazon’s already lowest rates. This is in the hope of developing [...]

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Has your Enterprise made the strategic decision to consolidate remote site IT infrastructure into central data centers? Then you have probably discovered that consolidation projects are fraught with technical, organization, and implementation challenges that require a well thought-out strategy. Download this paper by Riverbed and discover a clear 5-step approach to [...]

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On the occasion of the Open Compute Summit which was held from January 16 to 17 in Santa Clara, the giants of the computer industry have strides toward the goal of setting standards for the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware.

The Open Compute Project (OCP) draft initiated [...]

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Today, green is becoming color of the shades in the IT industry. For example, almost every data center is trying to introduce a variety of green technologies to reduce carbon footprint and operating costs. Opening such a powerful data center is the foundation not only for the further growth of the company, [...]

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In a press release by the Gartner Data Center 2012 Co-chairs Milind Govekar and Andrew Butler, they noted that mobile, big data, social, and cloud computing technology trends are keeping infrastructure and operations professionals up on their toes. Along with pressures to optimize costs, increase revenues, and deliver savings, data center professionals [...]

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Due to its expansion efforts in cloud computing, Cisco Systems Inc. has decided to buy Meraki, a San Francisco-based cloud computing firm, for $1.2 billion. Meraki has been known since 2006 as a provider of mobile device management, security, switching, and Wi-Fi technologies. Founded by members of the Laboratory for Computer Science [...]

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A study recently published by research firm IDC shows that, while the ability of IT infrastructure used in the U.S. is growing, the opposite occurs with the number of data centers. The higher capacity data centers show that resources provided from the cloud and physical contraction generated by virtualization are impacting [...]

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If you need more evidence of an effect of cloud computing on the high technology and the impressive growth of Internet traffic, the Global Cloud Index report prepared by Cisco, will put everything in its place.

According to the study, by 2016 total volume of traffic passing through data centers around [...]

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Dell unveils infrastructure solutions to enable companies to adopt innovative technologies and standardized datacenter. To this end, Dell offers comprehensive solutions that rely on a standardized architecture to optimize the use and development of resources. These solutions are developed with servers, storage and network infrastructure as well as Dell’s innovative software [...]

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Cloud computing does not always prove to be an ecological choice. New research compiled by the WSP Environment & Energy and the Natural Resource Defense Council shows that cloud is not always as efficient for IT solutions for SMEs.

The results of the new study confirmed that rely on a server [...]

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As you know, everything is mobile, connected, interactive, and immediate. This is exactly why organizations need a highly agile IT infrastructure in order to keep pace with extreme fluctuations in business demand. This book will help you understand why infrastructure convergence has been widely accepted as the optimal approach for simplifying and [...]

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The combination of higher energy prices, increased demand for computing capacity, environmental and economic pressure has made the development of energy-efficient data centers key to transforming the IT industry. According to a recent report from Pike Research, the global market for green data centers will grow from $17.1 billion in 2012 to [...]

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Cisco announces new security solutions aimed at strengthening data centers against threats generated by consolidation and virtualization.

The new Cisco security solutions help to strengthen the protection of data centers and mobile workforce. The new offering includes a highly scalable software firewalls for Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), a virtualized ASA firewall [...]

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Microsoft announced the worldwide availability of its Windows Server 2012 platform and comes full foot in the world of cloud computing.

The new version is designed to redefine the server software and take it to the cloud computing model and incorporates technologies like storage management, networking, advanced virtualization functionality, process automation [...]

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Cloud computing is increasingly becoming a land of opportunities for companies in various industries. It is clear that we are migrating from the PC era (all information stored and available in one place) to the era of Cloud (information moved and accessed from any location and device), and in this process many [...]

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