SnapLogic CEO, Gaurav Dhillon meets with CloudTimes to talk about the importance of cloud integration and the ‘app store’ model to software-as-a-service application integration. Gaurav was the co-founder and former CEO of Informatica Corporation where he led the company from a startup idea to a leading worldwide software enterprise [...]

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By Lloyd Bloom, Senior Product Manager, Compuware

Page Delivery Performance Risks in the Cloud

Compuware recently published its first annual “Cloud Provider Global Performance Ranking – 12 Month Average.” Where do these rankings come from, what do the numbers mean, and how can you use them?

To put these [...]

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Dropbox, a cloud-based storage and file sharing platform is moving to release the chains from cloud consumers with the release of its new service application called Dropbox for Teams. This is seen to help SMBs in sharing and storing files, documents, photos and videos within the cloud.

Dropbox for Teams was launched [...]

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NeoNova Network Services has seen the bright future for broadband cloud-based services that is why they have added 15 new cloud service providers this year for their customer base. NeoNova continues to be one of the industry leaders in managed broadband services.

NeoNova’s customer base continues to increase in number and geographical [...]

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In the past Larry Ellison of Oracle Corporation was very vocal about his dislike with cloud computing. He was then very confident that they will continue to flourish in business by selling huge business updates, software systems and maintenance services to clients. In fact, in 2008 at a famous investor conference he [...]

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In 1997, businesses were excited about the Internet’s potential, but worried about security, privacy, etc. In 2011, Cloud computing has emerged as the next transformational technology wave.

To put this information into even sharper focus, the paper includes three case studies of companies that achieved significant return on investment, innovation, and scalability [...]

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One of the most common downsides of cloud technology is being on the lead is overconfidence. When business enterprise is at record high of 10 times the previous revenue scales, 35% growth and 80% market share the common issues include being unable to self-critique one’s performance.

Netfix has a lot to say [...]

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Couchbase is a leading provider of NoSQL database technology, powering some of the world’s largest web applications, and thousands of others. Whether a corporate e-commerce system, a blockbuster social game or the world’s largest ad targeting system, Couchbase offers a more flexible, scalable and cost-effective approach to data management than traditional database [...]

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Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the results of Cloud Security: Managing Firewall Risks. Sponsored by Dome9 Security, this research was conducted to determine the challenges organizations face when managing access and securing firewalls and ports in their cloud environments. We believe this is the first study to look at the [...]

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By Jesse Rothstein, Co-founder and CEO, ExtraHop Networks

When it comes to the cloud, everyone wants in—that is, everyone except the owners of business-critical applications. Before they make the physical-to-virtual or on-premises-to-cloud transition, application owners need assurances that they can maintain visibility into how their business-critical applications are performing.

There’s [...]

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Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider Xeround originally entered the market building massively scaled database management systems for telecom companies like T-Mobile’s US operations. However, when Razi Sharir took over as CEO, he transformed the business to serve the greater market for cloud computing users.

In this interview with Editor-in-Chief, Martin Tantow, Sharir explains [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to announce a media partnership with VentureBeat on its CloudBeat 2011 conference in Redwood City, CA on Nov 30th – Dec 1st, 2011.

The event will be different from existing cloud conferences. Using a customer-centric approach (rather than vendor-centric), the event will hone in on 12 case studies, [...]

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OpenLogic announced today the general availability of CloudSwing, the first-ever Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for the enterprise with cost tracking and complete customization of technology stacks.

OpenLogic, a provider of enterprise open source solutions for the cloud and the data center, offers an entirely customizable array of infrastructure, languages, and technology stacks, giving companies [...]

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Cheaper, better and faster are the new trends in any computer or business IT solutions, which makes the hybrid cloud the perfect fit. Hybrid clouds perform by allowing IT to manage workload assignment from and between the private and the commercial public cloud. For startup businesses that are rapidly growing, cloud computing [...]

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Earning period begins next week as the Christmas season nears these coming months. This is projected for the giant US cloud computing companies as fast growing Web and social networking players increase their purchasing behavior of media hardware to prepare for the expected swell of customer buying in the coming months.

This [...]

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A unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and fund Yunfeng Capital have jointly announced the setup of a CNY1 billion ($157 million) fund to invest in cloud-computing companies and developers that make applications for a mobile-device operating system from Alibaba.

In July, subsidiary Alibaba Cloud Computing unveiled its Aliyun OS, a [...]

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