A new research from In-Stat forecasts that Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) will grow to $4 Billion by 2015.

Greg Potter, In-Stat Analyst says “Growth is expected in all public cloud service segments. Many SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications have been around for a long time, but only now since the advent of entire platforms [...]

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Citrix announced today it has completed its acquisition of Cloud.com, a provider of software-infrastructure platforms for cloud providers.

Cloud.com’s products which include the CloudStack product line, are designed for the deployment and management of cloud services. The acquisition gives Citrix a boost in its cloud-deployment efforts.

Mark Templeton, President and CEO, Citrix [...]

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Forrester Research seems to be the best in position to investigate the link between cloud technologies and Green Computing. Like many other companies, Forrester agrees that there are more approaches that can be done to make cloud computing more energy efficient. For this to be possible, both IT professionals and infrastructure should [...]

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We are happy to announce a new media partnership with a leading cloud computing event that is coming up in December: The CIO Cloud Summit in Scottsdale, AZ from Dec 8th – Dec 9th.

The CIO Cloud Summit is an opportunity for CIOs and technology executives from multiple industries to explore critical [...]

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Storage software developer Gluster has partnered with cloud infrastructure provider GoGrid to make its open-source storage solution available on the GoGrid platform.

Innovative cloud storage solution now in beta and available on enterprise-leading cloud computing infrastructure to increase availability and performance and drastically simplify management of cloud storage

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Cloud computing remains to be the most important phase of the IT industry at the moment, but it also remains to create opposing effects of hope and dread in the business world. For those who are prepared and see its benefits, they see it as a means of revenue saving, but for [...]

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Forrester Research projected that by 2020, the cloud computing business will be worth $241 billion dollars! Both SaaS and cloud computing platforms have promised to cut the costs by doing away with the huge software licenses.

There are at least 25 cloud vendors who are brawling for the big chunk of the [...]

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OS33, an IT-as-a-Service Delivery Platform for MSPs, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Cloupia, a cloud automation and management software provider, to power its Virtual Datacenter Controller and help service providers overcome today’s limited ability to provision infrastructure resources on the fly. In working with the Cloupia, [...]

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First Trust, a money management firm, is planning to launch on July 6 an ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) focused on cloud computing.

According to information posted on the company’s website, the ETF called “The First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund” will be listed on the Nasdaq under the symbol “SKYY” and [...]

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Business and IT decision makers are increasingly confused by the rising number and type of cloud computing solutions. Everyone it would seem is now promising to save you time and money with this or that kind of web-based service for everything from email and enterprise applications to storage and data management. Regardless [...]

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The cloud is revolutionizing computing as businesses and organizations shift from client-server model to cloud computing. In the next years, technology experts and users expect to ‘live mostly in the cloud’ as they work through cyberspace-based applications accessed from networked devices.

GigaOM Pro’s research releases new opportunities in the cloud, new architectures [...]

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Since 2008, we have seen a “cambrian explosion” of cloud and infrastructure companies. This now being followed by an M&A feeding frenzy, as the early leaders were gobbled up by the giants. In this panel, we assemble some of the leading M&A rockstars and review some of their biggest hits from last [...]

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Cloud computing continues to gain more mainstream adoption as more companies move into the cloud. This article focuses on where the cloud space stands in the market and the future driving trends in these five specific areas: Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, Cloud Storage and [...]

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The results of a cloud computing survey conducted by North Bridge Venture Partners, in partnership with GigaOM Pro and The 451 Group, were released today at the GigaOM Structure Conference during the Cloud Leadership Panel. CloudTimes is a media sponsor of the GigaOM Structure conference in San Francisco, CA.

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Capacity planning is a vital component of cloud computing adoption that involves understanding necessary resource requirements in order to meet the anticipated needs of customers and users.

Companies who are able to predict their computing needs can reserve capacity and plan for their predicted usage based on their IT budgets.  Other models [...]

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mindSHIFT Technologies today launched cloudSHIFT services aimed at meeting the needs of SMBs. mindSHIFT is the leading IT outsourcing and cloud services provider for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs).

By leveraging mindSHIFT’s cloudSHIFT Computing Platform, SMBs can now benefit from all aspects of an enterprise-class IT infrastructure [...]

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