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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The G-Cloud project, the government’s own cloud computing project, is already “alive and kicking,” after being put on hold and despite having a skeptical future due to financial constrains, according to delivery board member for the government’s cloud computing project.

According to Martin Bellamy, Ministry of Justice official, this project got delayed [...]

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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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Guest article written by Jelle Frank van der Zwet, Cloud Marketing Manager, Interxion

The path to the cloud continues to dominate business strategy, proving its value and confirming it is not a passing trend. With Gartner estimating the cloud services market will reach $150.1 billion by 2013, there’s tremendous market potential and [...]

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I recently sat down with Loggly‘s CEO, Kord Campbell in his hip San Francisco office to discuss how the company came about and the recent developments with the product. In this interview, Kord also explains what differentiates Loggly from other companies that do log management like Splunk and [...]

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ZeroDesktop, Inc., a leading developer of fully featured public and private cloud computing solutions, announced a new “Freemium” plan for its ZeroPC (http://www.zeropc.com) personal desktop in the cloud, providing worldwide consumers with 1GB of free cloud storage, plus integrated access to up to an additional free 14GB from popular cloud [...]

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Mindjet announced today a collaborative work management software that improves how groups of people work together. The new software, called Mindjet Connect, is a cloud-based service that helps groups visualize their best ideas and plans, securely manage and share files, get teams on the same page and access information [...]

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CloudTimes is reporting live from Techcruch Disrupt. Follow our Twitter feed or watch TC’s live channel here.

We’ll add more videos and news during the show below. Stay tuned.

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Insight, opportunity and growth abound at Mobilize 2011. CloudTimes is a media sponsor for the two day event, which will unveil the newest opportunities at the crossroads of mobile and cloud computing – from products and services to new technologies and emerging [...]

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Google App Engine is expected to mark up its pricing this second week of September. This news was sent through an official email from the administrators of App Engine.

This move was to update all their policies, support models and pricing that are fully supported by Google. Consumers should expect that all [...]

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Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com’s CEO discussed its new recent development platforms in the last Dreamforce 11 Conference. Here he emphasized on the model of social enterprise as a counterpart for the “platform as a service” battle in the cloud. He gave the participants an overview of the company’s new products, Force.com, Heroku and [...]

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OpenStack continues to grow, but over the past week, product updates and acquisitions from Citrix, Eucalyptus, Red Hat and VMware signify that the competition to become the dominant private cloud provider and win over the enterprise also intensifies. Each of these solutions has features that meet a customer’s needs. For example, OpenStack [...]

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Cloud is Oversold

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The organizations are curious to move their in-house hosted COTS based and customized business applications to cloud managed environment. The oversold benefits of the cloud computing viz., no upfront capital investments, ‘pay as you use’ subscription model, available on-demand, committed uptime and response time, availability of global hosting facilities to collocate the [...]

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Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com kicked off Dreamforce 2011 this week, the largest cloud computing event of the year with over 45,000 in attendance and 35,000 joining online. Benioff took the stage at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to the pulsing sound of Metallica drawing an image of the future of [...]

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VMworld in Las Vegas is taking everyone by storm just like the recent Hurricane Irene and the momentous Labor Day celebration over the weekend. Both major and minor cloud computing players and vendors are competing hard core as they bring out their best and latest virtualization products for the public to see.

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Citrix Systems in now offering the source code for VMworld’s CloudStack cloud management tool. This development happened just recently; Citrix is also developing new provisional support for additional workloads from new hypervisors. It could be remembered that VMworld acquired Cloud.com in July this year, which gave them full control over CloudStack management.

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