- Assessing The Costs of Cloud Outages
According to the International Working Group on Cloud Computing Resiliency (IWGCR), the total downtime of 13 well-known cloud services since 2007 amounts to 568 hours, which has an economic impact of around $71.7 million dollars.
In IWGCR’s research, they have stated that the 7.5 hours per year average unavailability only amounts to 99.9 […]
- Cisco Extends Social Collaboration to Cloud, Mobile Devices
In order to help workers to collaborate anytime, anywhere, Cisco has announced significant new capabilities that extend the social partnership to mobile devices and cloud applications.
The developments are part of what is now known as Cisco WebEx Social (formerly Cisco Quad) and rely on existing tools that help employees to share knowledge, find […]
- 10 Enterprise Applications That Are Public Cloud Ready
Casa Video and Netflix are examples of organizations that use the public cloud for core operations, with Casa Video using Amazon Web Services to run their entire operations, from computing to storage and running multiple instances with load balancing. Netflix, on the other hand, uses Amazon cloud services to handle data center operations during […]
- Google Taking on AWS, Launching Further Cloud Services at Developer Conference
There’s a talk around town. Google is allegedly set to launch a cloud service at its I/O conference, finally marking Google’s foray into the cloud computing industry, and putting them in direct competition with current market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Google’s offering will be a complete IaaS cloud, which will give users their […]
- Red Hat Introduces JBoss Enterprise Platforms for Fast Cloud App Deployment
More than two months after publishing its beta, Enterprise open source software vendor Red Hat has officially launched on the market JBoss Data Grid 6, a NoSQL in-memory database logically designed to trendy world of Big Data for its JBoss management platform.
Today, the main challenge companies face a much larger scale […]
- Cloud Security: McAfee Intends to Tame the Cloud
McAfee, the Intel security firm, introduced new enhancements to its platform in the cloud during the Cloud Expo 2012 held in New York. McAfee Cloud Security Platform will provide options to ensure the three main channels of traffic information – email, web and identity, in order to ensure data protection in the transition […]
- CliQr Technologies Cloud-Application Platform Moves Enterprise Applications to the Cloud
CliQr Technologies launches today with a new cloud platform that empowers existing applications to move to the Cloud. CliQr has been emerging from over one and a half years spent refining its revolutionary cloud application management platform and monitoring the success of early production customers.
CloudCenter is a unique and powerful cloud application […]
- 9 Open Source Big Data Technologies Set to Change the Web
Big Data is booming these days, as more and more companies realize the benefit of storing data and leveraging it for useful insights. At the forefront of this Big Data revolution is Open Source technology, since majority of Big Data companies prefer it over closed source technology. Here are nine open source […]
- Symantec to Offer Disaster Recovery on Windows Azure
Microsoft and Symantec team up to implement a management solution and disaster recovery in Windows Azure cloud platform.
Symantec said it will expand the availability of Symantec Storage Foundation for Windows and Veritas Volume Replicator high disaster recovery software solution platform in Windows Azure cloud.
The agreement was announced at the recent Microsoft TechEd […]
- News Digest June 24, 2012
Free Access to Microsoft ALM Servers – TechEd ConferenceIn its recent TechEd conference held in Orlando, Florida last June 4, Microsoft announced that they are already in the process of expanding access to their cloud-based application lifecycle management service, even though the app itself is still in preview mode.
According to the […]
- GigaOm Structure Conference Talks the Future of Cloud