IBM announced a new version of its public cloud, which has more support and services for managing enterprise applications in the cloud, such as SAP in particular.

According to IBM, the main reason why large companies are reluctant to use public cloud resources is that the model of free service offered by [...]

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By Vic Nyman

Several industry leaders have declared that 2013 will be The Year of the Hybrid Cloud. Cloud as a business concept has taken off – Amazon Web Services revenue is projected to grow to $3.8 Billion in 2013, with continued rapid growth projected for several years out.  Hybrid Cloud [...]

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Red Hat was able to close a deal with ManageIQ last month for $104 million. With its new acquisition, the company will be able to strengthen its CloudForms infrastructure-as-a-service management tool. Meant to be offered as a “single [...]

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For many organizations, a hybrid cloud architecture is the best way to take advantage of the benefits of public cloud computing resources without compromising on security or operational control. And yet the challenges and concerns over how to integrate with cloud environments and maintain control over security and performance continue to inhibit [...]

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The last changes to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement and Breach Rules had recently been released. Such rules were first implemented the summer of 2012. It also contains how cloud computing providers are to be treated by the healthcare industry. According to [...]

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In a recent report titled the India Cloud Market Overview, the International Data Corporation (IDC) stated that the Indian cloud market has grown by 70 percent last year (2012), and is expected to exhibit a 50 percent growth rate for the next three more years. It is said that the Indian cloud [...]

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Those using the Amazon Web Services cloud services now have access to enhanced features to keep track of usage, which also means better control over spending.

The new free features is called AWS Detailed Billing Reports and Consolidated Billing, which include the ability to break down usage costs by the hour [...]

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There’s not much need for another study concluding that security is a road block to cloud adoption – plenty of research has proven that security in the cloud is one central consideration for enterprises. Server security fundamentals are critical in in cloud environments, especially in public cloud servers hosting applications.

According to [...]

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2012 was very big year for social media, with many of the industry leaders gaining a much more solid and larger foothold in the market, as well as being more ingrained in the mainstream culture. Facebook in particular, has proven itself to be one of the most influential players and a fairly [...]

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Whether public, private, or hybrid, cloud computing is becoming an increasingly integral part of many companies’ business and technology strategy.

Many companies want to be able to have pools of computing resources based on a self-service model where the company owns and operates those resources. With a private cloud model, these resources [...]

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More and more companies use cloud computing and put their information on remote computers, for example Google, Salesforce, Amazon and Microsoft. Organizations are experiencing the benefits of cloud computing such as greater flexibility, lower costs and improved scalability of IT resources.

Now as per new survey from KPMG International, cloud [...]

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By Floyd Strimling

Google challenges Amazon AWS for public cloud supremacy

With far too much attention being placed on an OpenStack competitor to Amazon, Google Compute Engine will emerge as the clear alternative. Google’s secret sauce includes a complex mix of datacenters, virtualization, breakthrough software, a comprehensive fiber backbone, and the use of [...]

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Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, there is one key takeaway from the cloud computing industry: enterprise use has finally arrived. The use of Cloud Computing is no longer hidden from plain sight and IT departments are now very upfront about their company use, resulting in legitimate cloud budgeting [...]

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By Teyo Tyree, Puppet Labs

Enterprises look to adopt cloud operations practices more broadly. It is not just about IaaS and PaaS offerings.  The cloud effect is a continuation of the homogenization of infrastructure that started with virtualization. Homogenization has lowered operational costs and sped up new product delivery. Companies will begin [...]

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The International Data Corporation recently released its report which predicts IT cloud services’ revenues to reach $43.2 billion in the United States of America by 2016. The amount is comparatively large, up by 18.5% from its 2011 amount of $18.5 billion. The public IT cloud offerings include services for both [...]

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An updated forecast has been recently released for enterprise software and cloud computing. This is due to the increasing influence of security, mobility, integration of legacy systems, and analytics which are now being taken into consideration by IT corporate heads in their buying decisions. In an Continue Reading

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