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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IBM showed strong protest over the $600 cloud project agreement that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) supposedly awarded to Amazon. The giant companies, Amazon and IBM continue to battle for the intriguing cloud contract as each pushes its old and new business solutions for the CIA.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) already [...]

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SMEs are increasingly dominating the market for security applications. New threats and BYOD let companies invest in their security. The turnover in the market for security software is therefore grown last year by about eight percent. Gartner reported the turnover of the global market for security software grew last year by [...]

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Hewlett Packard (HP) is ready to take the cloud on a new level as it explores a road no other cloud player has taken, even when it appears crazy to some. Some of the cloud plans include the Moonshot gear, Analytics-as-a-service and many other unusual ideas.

With this new revamp, HP hopes [...]

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VMware has introduced vCloud Hybrid Service, a cloud infrastructure as a service that provides customers with a common platform to extend their datacenter to the cloud. The Hybrid service is operated and supported by VMware and built on our vSphere and vCloud platforms.

The hybrid vCloud Service should enable VMware customers [...]

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Cloud storage provider Datacore Software released the results of its third annual survey of the state of virtualization, which cut the adoption of virtualization strategies by organizations due to storage-related costs and I/O performance issues.

The State of Virtualization Survey Storage survey, suggests that businesses are willing to virtualize their mission [...]

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Pivotal, which recently become independent of its mother companies EMC and VMware, recently announced that they will be improving the speed of cloud-based industrial software applications, and they’re not doing it on their own, though, as General Electric will be backing them to the tune of a $105 [...]

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After releasing its new cloud computing services a week ago, Microsoft vows to contend face to face with Amazon in the market place. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is serious with its goal to match or even bring down their prices compared with Amazon’s already lowest rates. This is in the hope of developing [...]

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Shares of stock of EMC and VMware went up after unveiling Pivotal Initiative at a recent investors’ forum. The big data project aims to help companies find better ways to use information from Facebook and Twitter. Share prices of VMware went up to $81.37, an increase of 8.1% while prices of [...]

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For those who follow the latest technology news, it is very common to read “BYOD” or Bring-Your-Own Device. The term has become popular due to the proliferation of mini-laptops, tables, and smartphones in the market today. Business owners are even mulling the idea of implementing their own Bring-Your-Own Device policy because a [...]

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IDC claims that “development and test databases remain an area of astonishing waste in terms of both storage and staffing costs at many organizations.”

Database copies fulfill requirements across the application development lifecycle, data warehousing and reporting needs. These full copies of production databases often consume far more storage and require resources to [...]

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Startup in Focus: NetCitadel

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California-based Startup NetCitadel has recently launched a new product dubbed “OneControl,” which aims to provide automated responses to network events, which used to be a time-consuming task that requires changes related to configuring switches, firewalls, other gear, as well as tremendous amounts of manual research.

Aimed primarily towards datacenters, the OneControl virtual [...]

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As cloud computing technology matured, people eventually realized that hybrid cloud has its place, as it managed to change the way businesses consume cloud resources while also filling in gaps in the workload functionality of the technology. As time went by, the technology has matured further and businesses were able to connect [...]

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VMware has recently invested $30 million on Puppet Labs, a cloud automation tools open-source vendor. With this investment, both companies agreed to form a partnership for them to work together to create application and infrastructure elements for Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, physical infrastructures, and VMware-based public [...]

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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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Dell World 2012 brought together more than 6000 people including customers, partners, media, analysts and employees, for three days of relationship, education and induction strategy and Dell solutions to solve newer IT challenges customers facing currently.

At Dell World, Dell announced that today more and more customers around the world rely [...]

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