Cloud Slam 2012 will be held from May 30 to June 1 at the South San Francisco Conference Center in San Francisco, California. It is the fourth international exhibition and conference for cloud computing enthusiasts around the world. The event provides a venue for the discussion of the latest innovations and trends [...]

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While rumors of its arrival have been getting stronger and stronger, Google Drive seems to be finally about to arrive and to be released next week probably on April 24/25 and will offer 5 GB of storage for free accounts. The launch date for next week is not yet confirmed, but details [...]

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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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By Chris Brenton

During its March patch cycle, Microsoft quietly fixed a remote code execution problem with the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). RDP is the service used for remote Windows system management, as well as remote desktop services. Identified as CVE-2012-0002, the exploit can permit an attacker to execute any command [...]

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CloudTimes recently visited Piston Cloud’s offices in San Francisco and interviewed CEO Joshua McKenty.

Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is an enterprise OpenStack company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace, PistonCloud’s technology is built on OpenStack, the fastest-growing, massively scalable open source cloud framework. The company’s core product, Piston Enterprise OSTM (pentOS) [...]

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dotCloud is a new kind of PaaS designed for the FullStack Development enabling developers to build, deploy and scale applications in the cloud using virtually any combination of language and database without the need for additional hardware or software.

The San Francisco-based company announced today the immediate availability of support for WebSockets, [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to announce the sponsorship of the upcoming Data 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. The summit will be held on April 3rd, 2012 and is the largest Cloud Data conference in 2012.

Why is the next technology revolution a Data Revolution? Connect to speakers from Microsoft, Yahoo, Salesforce [...]

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CloudTimes is pleased to be supporting the Cloud Analytics Summit which will provide an executive forum for corporate decision-makers to learn about the latest Cloud-based business intelligence (BI) and analytics solutions and strategies that can help them harness their ‘Big Data’ sources and integrate their systems and applications into a more productive enterprise-wide resource to achieve [...]

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By Jesus Rodriguez, Tellago, Inc  and Tellago Studios, Inc

Enterprise mobility is, arguably, the most important trend in today’s enterprise IT. The ability to enable enterprise business capabilities through mobile devices is an essential element of the modern enterprise. Almost ironically, despite being a technology trend called to modernize the traditional enterprise, [...]

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Over the past year, cloud computing has changed from a technology buzzword into the reality of business. Even companies outside of the technology space are learning that a cloud solution can give them a significant edge over their competition. This edge is only heightened for small and mid-sized businesses, as these companies [...]

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Quick interview with Jean Foster, VP Marketing of Neustar.

Discussion about Neustar’s Intelligent Cloud solution which enables the delivery of mobile services across operator networks. Also, mobile service provider can enhance the service with additional opt-in context for the subscriber.

Interview led by Martin Tantow, Editor-in-Chief, CloudTimes.

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Quick interview with Dimitri Sirota, VP Marketing & Alliances of Layer 7 about their API management portal and future strategy.

Discussion about how mobile is changing the needs of communication companies across the globe. While enterprise customers and service providers have very different wants and needs, they both [...]

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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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The cloud service marketplace and management platform, AppDirect, announced today the launch of the AppDirect Marketplace Manager. Since launching its first marketplace in late 2010, AppDirect has experienced record growth in customer reach, and has added high-profile apps such as New Relic, SendGrid and Google Apps to its syndication network. AppDirect’s new [...]

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February 2012 – and Barcelona is becoming the hub of the mobile world again. The Mobile World Congress (MWC) or “Fiesta de los Móviles” like the locals call it will take place from February 27th – March 1st. After the congress moved from Cannes, France to Barcelona in Spain it has [...]

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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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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