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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CloudTimes is proud to feature some of the leading experts in Cloud Computing as our Guest Authors. We have now published a listing with the most prominent ones – SEE HERE. Guest authors come from a wide range of cloud companies, like: CloudPassage, Rackspace, IBM, Chart.io, Wipro, PuppetLabs or Rainstor. Many [...]

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Although the potential of cloud computing is impressive, the scope and depth of impact and the level of acceptance over time are uncertain and require frequent revisions of the strategy being taken by the company in each case.

In this sense, Gartner has identified five trends of cloud computing that is accelerating [...]

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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) firm GoGrid along with managed hosting company Sungard, announced the general availability of Big Data solutions based on Hadoop technology. The big data services are designed to handle high-performance analytic jobs while leveraging open source data solutions such as Hadoop.

According to the company, this solution enables [...]

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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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The trend in cloud computing has evolved to include highly dynamic and complex online applications, eBanking on the hybrid cloud and workforce requirements for more portable yet efficient software. In answer to these clamors, Microsoft decided to expand its suite of applications and reinvent their cloud offerings.

To do this, they plan [...]

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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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The statement to work on the cloud may previously mean to daydream or to fantasize over something. This may have worked for creative jobs like writing and designing, but today to work on the cloud has a whole new meaning. In fact, a latest survey released by IBM stated that more and [...]

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Cloud computing if used appropriately can clearly define objectives, efficiently implement business strategies and effectively address challenges. All these can be acquired without having to worry too much on cost because cloud computing in its diversity has fair value for what it’s worth.

In addition to these features, cloud computing can increase [...]

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Tremendous efforts are being placed by the researchers at the Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to design a new security system against cloud computing viruses. Their aim is to create an environment where the computing system will heal by itself just like how it is [...]

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As cloud computing continues to thrive and as more and more enterprises penetrate the cloud, security becomes a further pressing issue. This will be one of the subjects to be impressed on the RSA Conference 2012. A special group was assigned to look into data integrity and cloud data security in the [...]

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Zynga has made significant contributions on the online gaming industry with its popular games such as CastleVille, Mafia Wars and Farmville. These games were initially dependent on Amazon Web Services servers (Amazon EC2) that host player’s game activities, since it required more storage and speed in 2009. Recent developments, however, took place [...]

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EMC, a giant data storage company in Hopkinton; VMWare, a cloud computing trendsetter and Atos, a French technology services enterprise will join forces to strategically plan the cloud computing framework in Europe. The result of the alliance will be the birth of another cloud computing company called the Canopy. Canopy is expected [...]

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Cisco, EMC, IBM and TOSCA recently communicated their support to back up setting the standard and specifications for hybrid cloud portability. This is to stand true to cloud’s promise of ease of access and portability in service migration from one cloud provider to another. There are, however, obstacles to face with this [...]

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With the cost-savings, scalability and agility that cloud computing offers to organizations, it’s no wonder the market opportunity is growing rapidly – jumping to more than $241 billion in 2020 from $40.7 billion this year, according to Forrester.  However, as organizations look to embrace cloud computing they are confronted with a number [...]

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Cloud computing has grown at a tremendous speed over the last two years and it continues to build up speed. It is currently dominated by American companies such as Google and Amazon as it helped other businesses to flourish and grow. Cloud computing has penetrated even the medical industry as more hospitals [...]

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