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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Considering Hybrid Cloud?

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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The undeniable benefits associated with cloud hosting continue to attract businesses that are looking to enhance operational efficiency in conjunction with lowering IT related costs.

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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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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