Flash storage startup Fusion-io doubled capacity with its new product this week and EMC took center stage in the recent Oracle OpenWorld to introduce its new product, Project Lightning Card. Flash data storage remains to be obliging and at the same time disruptive much like an enterprise puzzle. The question is how current [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Cloupia announced today a new solution for its customers and partners allowing them to extend, add or enhance data center management and operations automation.

Cloupia is a provider of cloud automation and management software that helps organizations to smoothly evolve from static data center or virtual environments to private and public cloud [...]

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CloudSigma, the only international, pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, today announced its launch into the U.S. at the Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit after repeated requests from European and North American customers and prospects. Unlike current offerings, CloudSigma’s IaaS offering is a flexible, open platform where the customer is given [...]

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Verizon again made a milestone when it acquired CloudSwitch last month; this was following its earlier purchase in January of Terremark, a premier cloud storage provider. The latest acquisition of CloudSwitch is expected to boost the cloud enterprise value of Verizon. This is following the global trend from big mobile and smartphone [...]

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3 of the biggest telecommunication firms in Taiwan announced recently that they will invest on a multi billion project on cloud computing solutions.  Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., Taiwan Mobile Corp. and Far EasTone Telecom Co., Ltd. each stated their investment plans in three separate announcements.

Chungwa, currently holds the top spot among [...]

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Nutanix, a Cloud storage infrastructure startup announced today the launch of its flagship product Nutanix Complete Cluster, which it claims is “the industry’s first truly converged server and storage infrastructure for enterprise-class virtualization that removes the need for network storage.”

With its Complete Cluster, a high-performance hardware plus software [...]

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Due to stringent requirements, many government agencies have been slow to adopt the cloud, but Amazon’s new AWS GovCloud could be the solution. AWS GovCloud is a new secure region specialized for US government agencies and contractors to move more sensitive data into the cloud.

On Tuesday, Amazon’s senior vice president of [...]

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RentTheCloud.com was built by A-Frame Technology Services, a brokerage service that matches companies seeking cloud services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) with cloud vendors. The company claims that RentTheCloud.com is 100% success based and removed the risk involved in evaluating and implementing cloud services.

If you land on The RentTheCloud.com [...]

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Amazon’s Direct Connect is now working wonders by providing 10 Gbps through their cloud network. This is so far from the time when WAN lines were used in personal computers. In the past IBM’s SNA operated at just the speed of 19kbps in the 70’s and 80’s. But, now Amazon is speeding [...]

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Amazon announced today that it is rolling out its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service to its data centers around the world and giving enterprise customers dedicated private links into the cloud infrastructure. The new service gives enterprise customers more flexibility, security and control over the data stored in the cloud.

Adam Selipsky, [...]

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By Alex Bewley, CTO at uptime software (also uptime cloud)

The ultimate goal of deploying application or dynamic infrastructure to the cloud is the truly agile and cost-competitive nature of running and managing applications and infrastructure. However, cost can increase exponentially without proper cloud monitoring and cloud cost [...]

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A team of engineers and entrepreneurs led by former NASA CTO Chris C. Kemp, launched today Nebula and announced plans for a turnkey OpenStack hardware appliance that allows businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures from thousands of computers with minimal effort.

Chris Kemp, CEO of Nebula [...]

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Dell has created a package of hardware, software and services using OpenStack cloud software, which helps organizations looking to deploy their own Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) operations.

Crowbar, an open source program from Dell was also released under the Apache 2 license. Crowbar helps organizations automate the installation and configuration of OpenStack [...]

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