Yesterday at the Gartner Symposium, David Cearley listed the top ten technology trends that Gartner believes will impact Human, Business and IT Experiences in the coming year.
1- Media tablets: Cearley expects people will increase their use of phones and media tablets and no single platform, form [...]Continue Reading →
The OpenStack Developer’s Summit held in Boston was a display of how the open-source community makes serious efforts to create a statement in the cloud community. This was clearly displayed by the jam-packed rooms when the Quantum network services project was introduced.
Quantum is relevant to cloud computing because of its virtual [...]Continue Reading →
Flash storage startup Fusion-io doubled capacity with its new product this week and EMC took center stage in the recent Oracle OpenWorld to introduce its new product, Project Lightning Card. Flash data storage remains to be obliging and at the same time disruptive much like an enterprise puzzle. The question is how current [...]Continue Reading →
Last Thursday, Google introduced a teaser of their new service application called the Google Cloud SQL. This new service will address the needs and be more appealing to business enterprises because of its scalable database platform that is MySQL hosted.
Google Cloud SQL product Manager, Navneet Joneja said that they have received [...]Continue Reading →
More and more enterprises investigate the hybrid cloud and think that it is their one-stop answer for their cloud IT solutions. Then only to realize that instead of providing the solutions it created a platform that has become very complex for them to handle.
These enterprise owners cannot be blamed because with [...]Continue Reading →
X.commerce, a new business at eBay Inc. that connects developers and merchants, today announced it has joined the OpenStack™ community and will leverage the open source cloud operating system to deliver its powerful commerce ecosystem to the combined developer communities of eBay, PayPal and Magento. By choosing to [...]Continue Reading →
A statement from an Info-Tech analyst revealed what was to be the most overbearing announcement from Adobe MAX. It said that Adobe would soon release its new cloud development in data merger and collaboration; this will be called Adobe Creative Cloud.
This new product from Adobe, Inc. will make content integration and [...]Continue Reading →
The largest Television Cable provider in UK, Virgin Media have decided recently to explore other income generating potential for the company. It will use its current fiber optic cable network as its leverage to venture into a cloud-based data center business.
The vision for the cloud will be shared with business partner [...]Continue Reading →
Recently, Red Hat, Inc. announced its acquisition of Gluster, Inc., a Nexus Ventures supported company. Gluster, Inc. is a provider of scalable, open source cloud storage solutions, which was acquired at $136 million dollars.
The negotiation is to be sealed within this month with Red Hat assuming all of Gluster’s equity balances [...]Continue Reading →
Oracle was previously perceived as slow moving in terms of its readiness and transformation for the new era of the cloud. But finally, it broke the silence last Monday at the OpenWorld 2011 event when it announced its most recent and most important product release, the Oracle Big Data Appliance. This new [...]Continue Reading →
While the dedicated server environment still maintains substantial market share, it is becoming increasingly difficult for medium size and enterprise level companies to ignore the significant opportunities [...]Continue Reading →
Puppet Lab had its major cloud upgrade in its features that will now provide orchestration, provisioning and automation of management capabilities of enterprise users. This move is expected to gain more leverage for the company in the management field.
The application, Puppet Enterprise 2.0 is anticipated to be released on October 21, [...]Continue Reading →
Marc Benioff once again reignited its long time hostility and war of words with Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison. He lashed out his sour remarks in front of a huge number of 15,000 customers and stakeholders at the big Dreamforce affair a few weeks ago. He started by commenting that Oracle’s Exadata is [...]Continue Reading →
OpenStack recently strengthened their new cloud open source platform by introducing new application features to their existing cloud framework. The announcement was made last Thursday; the OpenStack upgrade will now include a new dashboard that will include a new service monitoring and user authentication security system called the Active Directory.
NASA and [...]Continue Reading →
This month, enterprise cloud storage provider Zetta announced that it has raised $9 million in a third round of funding, bringing the total funding to $31.5 million. Both existing investors Foundation Capital and Sigma Partners participated. The company also announced this week that the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts, is using Zetta Data [...]Continue Reading →
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, officially entered the market today to introduce pentOS™, an easy, secure and open cloud operating system for managing enterprise private cloud environments.
Building and Betting on OpenStack
Piston Cloud CEO and co-founder, Joshua McKenty, was technical lead and cloud architect of NASA’s Nebula [...]
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