Hewlett Packard’s 2nd quarter earnings call last May brought with it a lot of distressing news, chief among which is news that the company will be cutting 27,000 jobs, which basically amounts to 8% of their total workforce. The layoffs will happen within the next couple of years amidst slumping profits. It’s [...]

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Oracle has officially launched its public cloud market, Oracle Cloud, thus entering a segment that has long shunned by the world’s number two software major and the world’s largest database maker.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has introduced suites of cloud services including Oracle Cloud Social Services, a business social platform, [...]

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Cloud companies design their services using Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a role model, hoping that they will be able to get a portion of Amazon’s pie or attract a new market.

Recent news reports that IBM is in partnership with Ogilvy and Mather to relocate the advertising titan’s SAP implementation from [...]

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There’s no denying that Google is King of the Hill right now when it comes to enterprise search, and it has been for quite some time now. There are other search engines that can handle the big data wave, but they remain a distant second, with Google enjoying a competition-less environment [...]

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IBM is set to roll out lower-cost products and services for cloud computing in order to attract more clients. In a move to compete against HP, Cisco, and Equinix, IBM will be offering cloud applications for continued interoperability with Norway’s Otrum, Dell, and Germany’s SAP AG. Instead of managing software applications by [...]

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HP announced the public beta of its first public cloud services that allow developers to create Web application on its public cloud, or hybrid cloud. Announced in early April, HP Converged Cloud (the name HP has given to the company’s promising cloud ecosystem) is based on OpenStack and will also support [...]

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AMD has decided to consolidate its data centers offering by partnering with its longtime partner Hewlett-Packard. HP will help cut the infrastructure of AMD, while increasing network capacity and performance.

The first step is to reduce the number of data centers. AMD currently has twelve data centers down from eighteen in 2009. [...]

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Hewlett-Packard is continuing to challenge Amazon in the public cloud domain. It has launched its own public cloud service which takes advantage of its own datacenters. HP’s Converged Cloud is similar to Amazon’s Web Services (we reported earlier). Beginning May 10, Converged Cloud will be offering on-demand virtual machines and instances [...]

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HP today announced the launch of the HP Converged Cloud, which promises to create, manage and secure hybrid cloud environments. The initiative is the part of HP’s operational change plans recently put by CEO Meg Whitman.

Designed for the enterprise and termed as the first industry strategy and portfolio based cloud solution [...]

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Cloud storage is one of the many ways that organizations are leveraging cloud services today. With public and private cloud storage available from a number of well-known providers such as Amazon, AT&T, Nirvanix, RackSpace, Google, HP and OpenStack, and cloud storage gateway technologies enabling instant integration of cloud storage into existing IT [...]

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Amazon may well have a new rival on its cloud computing services because Hewlett-Packard announced recently that they will be moving towards that same direction soon.

Senior vice president and general manager of HP’s cloud services, Zorawar “Biri” Singh said that NYSE: HPQ plans to market a more business friendly with more [...]

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Hewlett-Packard (HP) rolled out its new security products at the last RSA Conference, which included a new risk management tool to assess IT assets, threats and operations to speed up remediation actions. The new Security Intelligence and Risk Management (SIRM) platform will serve as baseline information for IT people [...]

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HP recently announced a broad-based cloud initiative to address the rapidly evolving cloud-computing market opportunity across multiple markets: servers, storage, networking, software and services. It is a nuanced strategy that addresses direct sales of products and services to customers for cloud installations; indirect sales through channel partners; and partnerships with — and [...]

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Several happenings marked Microsoft’s week as they unveiled their new Windows 8 App store. Other than this a revamp of Xbox Live Dashboard took place and a new four-year partnership agreement with HP was also recently signed.

The new business solutions will be the integration of Microsoft’s cloud products that include Lync [...]

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HP computers now also offer its PC buyers with cloud data storage and collaboration services. This was the result of the recent partnership of HP with Box.com, a cloud company that offers data center storage and collaboration services that are cloud-based.

HP’s move is an admission that computer and business IT 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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