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 and virtual resources…

Over the past few months, the popularity and growth of cloud services has increased exponentially as consumers start to realize that the cloud is their only solution to their ever-increasing demand for both computing power and storage space. Companies, therefore, need to prioritize new cloud-based service offerings in order to take advantage of consumers’ expectations….

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, 2011. This being…

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 environments and achieve…

When most people think of virtualization, they think primarily, or at least initially, of one-off server consolidation projects. However, almost 60% of organizations also obtain long-term benefits from greatly improved flexibility and agility. For example, provisioning virtual machines (VMs) rather than physical machines effectively eliminates roadblocks like procurement, racking, stacking, and cabling. This allows a…

Hatsize, a leading cloud-automation software provider of hands-on demos and training, announced this week a strategic partnership with Certification Partners, a leading provider of vendor-neutral Web technology education and certification, to help deliver industry-validated IT training courses and certifications through high schools, online universities, training companies and industry associations via the Hatsize Cloud. Under this…

OS33, an IT-as-a-Service Delivery Platform for MSPs, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Cloupia, a cloud automation and management software provider, to power its Virtual Datacenter Controller and help service providers overcome today‚Äôs limited ability to provision infrastructure resources on the fly. In working with the Cloupia, which provides enterprises and service…