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 [...]

Continue Reading

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 [...]

Continue Reading

Yesterday at the Gartner Symposium, David Cearley listed the top ten technology trends that Gartner believes will impact Human, Business and IT Experiences in the coming year.

Human Experience:

1-      Media tablets: Cearley expects people will increase their use of phones and media tablets and no single platform, form [...]

Continue Reading

The OpenStack Developer’s Summit held in Boston was a display of how the open-source community makes serious efforts to create a statement in the cloud community. This was clearly displayed by the jam-packed rooms when the Quantum network services project was introduced.

Quantum is relevant to cloud computing because of its virtual [...]

Continue Reading

The long awaited second gathering of Cloud Mafia is coming up. Easily the most fun cloud event in the Bay Area. Don’t miss it.

Wednesday, October 19 · 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Manor West
750 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA

Schedule:

6 to 7pm Networking
7 to 7:30pm Welcome/Introductions
7:30-to [...]

Continue Reading

Last Thursday, Google introduced a teaser of their new service application called the Google Cloud SQL. This new service will address the needs and be more appealing to business enterprises because of its scalable database platform that is MySQL hosted.

Google Cloud SQL product Manager,  Navneet Joneja said that they have received [...]

Continue Reading

X.commerce, a new business at eBay Inc. that connects developers and merchants, today announced it has joined the OpenStack™ community and will leverage the open source cloud operating system to deliver its powerful commerce ecosystem to the combined developer communities of eBay, PayPal and Magento. By choosing to [...]

Continue Reading

All companies planning to migrate to the cloud have serious security issues to consider. This is the reason why a lot of startup companies are out in the market to address this problem and to take advantage of this huge market base.

Check out five of the most recent companies offering their [...]

Continue Reading

GetApp.com, the fastest growing independent online marketplace for cloud-based business applications, announced today that it is has secured $1.1 million in funding from Nauta Capital (Nauta). Nauta has invested in GetApp.com from its recently launched $150M Nauta III fund.

This funding will allow GetApp.com to further establish its online channel [...]

Continue Reading

Recently, Red Hat, Inc. announced its acquisition of Gluster, Inc., a Nexus Ventures supported company. Gluster, Inc. is a provider of scalable, open source cloud storage solutions, which was acquired at $136 million dollars.

The negotiation is to be sealed within this month with Red Hat assuming all of Gluster’s equity balances [...]

Continue Reading

CloudTimes is proud to announce our sponsorship of Cloud Mafia, a cloud community created by Loggly, DotCloud and NewRelic. The next event will take place on October 19th in San Francisco and is not to be missed.

Next event: Wednesday, October 19 · 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Manor West
750 Harrison St
San Francisco, [...]

Continue Reading

Last Monday was havoc for commuters of San Francisco as the major thoroughfares were closed to traffic and 129,000 square feet of tents stood in the middle of the busy streets. It was not a political party campaign or a riot, but the Oracle Open World Convention that launched the new version [...]

Continue Reading

Oracle was previously perceived as slow moving in terms of its readiness and transformation for the new era of the cloud. But finally, it broke the silence last Monday at the OpenWorld 2011 event when it announced its most recent and most important product release, the Oracle Big Data Appliance. This new [...]

Continue Reading

The undeniable benefits associated with cloud hosting continue to attract businesses that are looking to enhance operational efficiency in conjunction with lowering IT related costs.

While the dedicated server environment still maintains substantial market share, it is becoming increasingly difficult for medium size and enterprise level companies to ignore the significant opportunities [...]

Continue Reading

Written by guest author Dave Zabrowski, Cloud Cruiser.

Spending on IT cloud services is predicted to grow at more than five times the rate of the IT industry as organizations move a wide range of assets and workloads into the cloud.  Analyst firm Gartner recently projected the cloud services market to exceed [...]

Continue Reading

The increasing number of small and midscale businesses in the Asia Pacific region presents a huge potential for business. They may appear granular but the number of SMBs is growing steady in number. Their business requirements may be challenging but it will definitely be a very profitable market.

Birger Steen, CEO for [...]

Continue Reading
Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remained unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. READ MORE
How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
Gartner: BYOD to Take Center Stage For Mobile App Use by 2017
More and more companies encourage their employees to work on their devices, thus reducing the cost of computer equipment, but also increase the cost to maintain licenses and safety. READ MORE
Maturity in the Cloud: Start Thinking Like a Grown-Up
Despite the inclination to wait until all of the cloud’s kinks have been worked out, holding off on cloud initiatives until the industry matures won’t guarantee success. READ MORE
PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
10 Cloud Computing Game Changers
Here are the ten most influential cloud computing companies, and the reason why. READ MORE