Microsoft is preparing for its big plan for 2012 and that is allow some access for customer’s virtual machines (VM) to run on its Windows Azure. This means Linux customers can now use Microsoft’s Azure PaaS platform to run their VMs. This is expected to run on its test phase by spring [...]

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What the Cloud Entails

On December 14, 2011 By

The cloud is all clear and promising, but do people really understand what it is all about? It is now part of almost all sectors of society from small businesses to giant online shops, from social networking to government finances. The next move from giant nations like the US is to migrate [...]

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HP computers now also offer its PC buyers with cloud data storage and collaboration services. This was the result of the recent partnership of HP with Box.com, a cloud company that offers data center storage and collaboration services that are cloud-based.

HP’s move is an admission that computer and business IT computing [...]

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Cloud computing has now become a commonplace in the IT industry, but for some people they may not be aware that they are actually using it. Enterprises who want to get leverage for their business have plunged into the cloud platform and many users have used it for some time now, but [...]

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Cisco had seen the unwavering huge effect of acceleration services in the improvement of cloud performance such as Saas and other cloud-based applications. Their Virtual Network Index (VNI) report had consistently showed the dramatic increase in cloud network usage. This was also confirmed in the study made by quantum and cosmos mechanics [...]

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A recent study conducted by ThinkStrategies, a consulting services and MuleSoft, a cloud integration service provider showed the top five factors that will impact SaaS and cloud vendors on the rising cloud computing market.  One of the top challenges facing SaaS and cloud companies is integration. This was shown in the responses [...]

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Dell has recently launched its new service feature for their Dell PowerEdge, the new AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors. The new enhancement features will perform with better energy performance and efficiency that can be used for the private cloud, enterprise applications, Web and virtualization requirements.

The new AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors [...]

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SAP users are continuously facing challenges and difficulties in their move towards cloud computing. This is the result of the complexity brought about by the cloud licensing structure for hybrid environments.

Chairman of the UK & Ireland SAP User Group, Alan Bowling mentioned this in his message at an IT conference he [...]

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One of the most difficult problems faced by today’s designers is figuring out how to leverage pay-as-you-go-clouds to build optimal data management platforms.

Modern hardware trends and economics combined with cloud/virtualization technology are radically reshaping today’s data management landscape, ushering in a new era where many machine, many core, memory-based computing topologies [...]

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One of the most common downsides of cloud technology is being on the lead is overconfidence. When business enterprise is at record high of 10 times the previous revenue scales, 35% growth and 80% market share the common issues include being unable to self-critique one’s performance.

Netfix has a lot to say [...]

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By Jesse Rothstein, Co-founder and CEO, ExtraHop Networks

When it comes to the cloud, everyone wants in—that is, everyone except the owners of business-critical applications. Before they make the physical-to-virtual or on-premises-to-cloud transition, application owners need assurances that they can maintain visibility into how their business-critical applications are performing.

There’s [...]

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Earning period begins next week as the Christmas season nears these coming months. This is projected for the giant US cloud computing companies as fast growing Web and social networking players increase their purchasing behavior of media hardware to prepare for the expected swell of customer buying in the coming months.

This [...]

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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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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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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

On September 7, 2011 By

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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