The Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei is planning to enter the Cloud Computing market.  The company announced their formal “business strategy” for Cloud Computing for North America earlier this year.

This should have been a non-news since Huawei has been doing bits and pieces with Cloud Computing for some time [...]

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Cloud computing is spreading like wildfire. The number of enterprises moving their IT operations to the cloud is tremendously growing. Established vendors like Salesforce, Amazon and Google, including other startup firms that provide tools and services for cloud computing continues to increase and clamors for attention.

In this emerging industry, here are [...]

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With every passing day, the clout of cloud computing is increasing. Leaders in their own areas, new players come in and try to create a niche for themselves.  Redhat already announced a PaaS offering called openshift, and now with the release of Jboss Enterprise Data Grid 6, they have taken cloud integration [...]

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HP’s CEO Leo Apotheker recently announced that cloud computing is one of HP’s key initiatives and the company is aiming to be a public cloud giant.  Yesterday, one HP exec showed the company’s cloud hand in a LinkedIn update that gave details of where HP’s taking its public cloud play. The Register [...]

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Cloud computing can be described as the new era in the world of computing. It is composed of several layers, all of which can be accessed by users connected to it. Understanding what each layer comprises of, the functions of each layer, how these layers interact with each other, including the need [...]

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Some JavaScript developers are already using the open source application Cloud9 IDE, powered by the Ajax.org platform and make use of HTML5, node.js, socket.io, among others.

With the quest to be more efficient and productive, BrainEngine developed the first true cross-platform IDE called the BrainEngine Developer Workbench. BrainEngine brings [...]

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AlwaysOn partnered with Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Hewlett-Packard, Blackstone Group, Bridge Bank, Fenwick & West, Silicon Valley Bank, along with industry experts, to identify the top 100 private on-demand and SaaS companies – plus 16 to watch – that are pioneers in cloud [...]

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We met up with Will Conway from Rackspace at this year’s Cloud Connect in Santa Clara. Will has helped many Fortune 500 companies construct and implement their cloud strategies and helps Rackspace partners become educated, not only where Cloud technology is going, but how it can be successfully implemented in their own corporate [...]

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On Tuesday, during his Cloud Connect keynote, Werner Vogels, the Vice President and CTO of Amazon,  stressed on the fact that the cloud computing department of Amazon.com has become an ecosystem, and has come a long way from the simple computing cloud it started out to be.

“The cloud’s ecosystem is what [...]

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Rackspace announced today it is is augmenting its OpenStack open-source cloud computing initiative with a new set of services and support options that will help partners and customers to better leverage the open cloud technology. The new support service is called Cloud Builders, and it is staffed by members of Rackspace’s OpenStack team [...]

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Read our exclusive section on the latest topic on Cloud Computing: “Big Data”. CloudTimes recently visited the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, CA, which was the most important event around Big Data so far. The event was based on the theme “Making Data Work”, and will be held twice a [...]

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Gartner Executive Programs (EXP) conducted a worldwide CIO survey from September to December 2010. A record-breaking participation with more than 2,000 CIOs representing over $160 billion in corporate and public-sector IT spending across 50 countries and 38 industries.

The survey revealed that although IT budgets projections will remain flat, almost half of all [...]

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Cloud computing helps organizations store, manage, share, and analyze their Big Data in an affordable and easy-to-use way. Today’s cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers such as Microsoft, GoGrid, Amazon, Google, Rackspace and Slicehost, supported by the on-demand analytics solution vendors, make Big Data analytics very affordable.

Most corporate enterprises don’t fully leverage [...]

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The Cloud Ahead

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Cloud computing and virtualization have generated huge interest from all size enterprises. Startups, small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) have started adopting the cloud computing concept faster than larger enterprises with more mature IT departments, mainly because of data security concerns and harder implementation procedures.

Although spending in cloud computing is still [...]

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Groupon, a shopping website that offers a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in more than 300 markets and 35 countries, has selected the Vertica Analytics Platform from Vertica Systems, a leading provider of real-time analytics platforms, as their platform [...]

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