Fujitsu Migrates to the Cloud

Fujitsu, the leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Japanhas recently launched its cloud products and called it “Fujitsu Cloud Initiative”. On the other hand, Fujitsu New Zealand and Australia celebrate its 40th year; and [...]

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Last year, Ponemon Institute and Thales e-Security comprehensive study reported how organizations influence the spread of cloud computing security measures and how to manage the risks. This year, more than 4,000 organizations participated in the survey showed more organizations have already putting sensitive data in the [...]

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IT-as-a-Service to Save $11 Billion in Health IT

According to a report by MeriTalk, IT as a service (ITaaS) can save $11 billion to health care organizations or 9 percent, of their costs over the next three years.

ITaaS, a combination of software as a service, platform as a service [...]

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It may seem like a surprise, considering that many of their products are direct competitors, but Oracle and Microsoft have recently joined forces, in order to introduce Oracle’s database, application server, Java API, and other products to Microsoft’s Azure [...]

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Fusion-io Launches Intelligent Virtualization VM Environments

Fusion-io, a world leader in flash-based memory management, introduces a solution for increasing the performance of flash in virtual server environments.  With an update of ioTurbine software, Fusion-io offered up to 40 times increased performance for applications in VM environments, doubling the number [...]

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The former arch enemies Microsoft and Oracle join forces in a new partnership in the field of cloud computing. The partnership will enhance the compatibility of certain Oracle software (including Java, WebLogic Server and Oracle Database) with the Microsoft Windows Azure or Windows Server Hyper-V platform.

 

Did an Alliance Become Necessary? [...]

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Windows Azure is the platform used by application developers to create cloud based applications. As it turns out, more than 50 percent of firms in the global Fortune 500 are already using the Windows Azure cloud services.

Microsoft noted that the expansion of client coverage coincides with the growth of the [...]

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Attack-as-a-Service: Criminals in the Cloud

It seems like the benefits of the cloud appeal not just to businesses but also to criminals, as there are now reports that cyber criminals who are using the cloud to generate new revenue streams and as a means [...]

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CenturyLink, a Louisiana TV, Voice and Internet provider announced its official acquisition of AppFog this week, a leading PaaS provider company in Oregon, Portland. The partnership will give birth to a new subsidiary and a merger with Savvis. This merger will create a premium cloud provider that will deliver managed hosting, [...]

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VMware continues to be in a brawl with Red Hat over the cloud control. This originated over a conflict with a former employee, Tim Fox, the former lead apps developer of VMware who left the company last December 2012 to join Red Hat.

The conflict began over the control of an open [...]

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Cloud computing is the evolution and divergence of many seemingly sovereign computing trends including SaaS, PaaS, XaaS, IaaS, virtualization, distributed computing, Web 2.0, storage, grid computing and more importantly Data Center automation.

IT organizations can no longer afford to use manual or practices of a disparate set of tools to manage physical [...]

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Ovum: BYOD is Here to Stay

Instead of trying to stop BYOD phenomena, companies must focus on helping employees of smartphones and tablets, says market research firm Ovum.

According to the result of the “2013 BYOX – Bring Your Own Anything” survey, tablets are on rise in office. Trying [...]

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The cybercrime is a fairly recent phenomenon, but it has already proven its negative effects for computer users and companies around the world. Each year companies are spending millions of dollars to remove the malware installed by the botnet, which aim to steal personal information, such as data access or intellectual property.

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Cloud computing technology is one of the most significant, and most disruptive technologies that have sprung up in the past few decades, as it managed to redefine what is possible and how much said possibility costs. It is largely responsible for a lot of companies that didn’t have the budget for entire [...]

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Is Tumblr to Yahoo as YouTube is to Google?

And so it came to be, Yahoo now owns the ultra hip social networking site Tumblr making David Karp one of, if not, the most successful high school drop out in the history of civilization.

Some analysts see very little to [...]

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Google Release a Major Upgrade of Google Maps

Google Maps is, perhaps, one of its most influential and groundbreaking services developed by Google.  It’s up there with search and email. Suddenly, the world knew where to go without having to roll up their window to ask someone for direction.

In [...]

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