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On-demand software distribution and retail e-commerce are key growth strategies for software manufacturers to enhance their online revenues and increase market share. The online store presents unlimited opportunity for expansion – across the globe – to reach out to end consumers dire...
Cloud Computing Interoperability Magazine on Ulitzer presents the most distinguished thought leaders on Cloud Computing. Founded and edited by Reuven Cohen, the Cloud Computing Interoperability Magazine focuses on APIs, standards and related Interoperability efforts. The magazine is...
The Gartner Hype cycle research shows Cloud Computing as being on the peak of expectations… the very top of the hype bubble roller coaster. Vendors are looking for something to sell, and the consolidation of the data center, reducing operational cost and economy of scale are as conv...
John Treadway started the syndication of his authoritative Cloud Computing blog "The Bzz on Cloud Computing" on Ulitzer (see FAQ here). John Treadway is a senior enterprise technology marketing and business development executive with significant experience across horizontal IT and fina...
The cloud isn’t just about surface concepts like “storing all your data on S3” or “spinning up servers on GoGrid”; those things are just the beginning. What it is REALLY about is what each of those things in turn will enable! By making it easy to perform rote systems tasks, an entire...
Many IT organizations have inadequate governance processes to control the provisioning of virtual servers, resulting in problems including virtual server sprawl. Some IT organizations are building private or internal cloud environments to capture the benefits of cloud computing, yet th...
What do the following industry executives have in common: the CTOs of Citrix, EMC and Sybase, the Founders of ParaScale and CloudSwitch, the CEOs of Zetta and Kaavo, the Chief Security Architect at Sun, the President of Hubspan and the Chairman of NComputing? The answer is that, alo...
Citrix is going to try to bar VMware from getting its hooks deep in the cloud by developing the open source Xen hypervisor, already used by public clouds like Amazon, into a full-blown, cheaper, non-proprietary Xen Cloud Platform (XCP). It intends to surround the Xen hypervisor with...
While cloud computing offers tremendous promise, it takes significant effort to deploy, run, and manage custom applications in the clouds (public or private). To achieve the full benefits of cloud computing - according to Jamal Mazhar, Founder & CEO of Kaavo - what's needed is on-deman...
The Cloud storage segment of the Cloud Computing ecosystem can provide a roadmap for how to create a viable, profitable cloud computing industry. That is the contention of the President & CEO of Mezeo Software, Steve Lesem, who will be giving a breakout session at SYS-CON's upcoming 4t...
According to Cameron Bahar, Founder and CTO of ParaScale, hundreds of definitions from swarms of providers "have created confusion and devalued the cloud storage landscape." At his breakout session at SYS-CON's upcoming 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held No...
Today it’s Adaptec’s turn to take a whack at cloud computing. Adaptec is an I/O heavyweight with 11 million controllers installed worldwide and it’s got a “strategic vision” for routing, optimizing and protecting data as it moves through the I/O path called the Adaptec Data Conditi...
Cloud computing, both private and public, will unquestionably make life easier for IT. That is the firm opinion of Jason Liu, CEO of Univa UD, expressed in this Exclusive Q&A with Jeremy Geelan of Cloud Computing Journal and conference chair of SYS-CON's market-leading International Cl...
Today, we are an early cohabitant of “The Cloud”, thanks in no small part to our adoption of all of the cool cloud enablers mentioned above. But to understand how cool cloud computing really is, you first have to understand that the cloud is still in its infancy, and already, it’s a c...
The easiest way to build a bridge between private and public clouds is to own both ends of the bridge, which is exactly what VMware is proposing to do with a scheme it calls vCloud Express. VMware figures it’s got the internal private cloud covered with its vSphere widgetry. Now ...
To date, cloud computing has by and large been in the realm of public clouds such as Amazon EC2, but there has been a lot of talk about other kinds of clouds, including "private" and "hybrid" clouds. However, with these new choices comes added complexity and Thorsten von Eicken, Co-Fou...
Historically, when we take something complex and make it simple, we open up all sorts of opportunities for value. Think about the changes that happened once the Web made it simpler to buy goods and services. Consider how mobile phones and text messaging have empowered us to communicate...
Red Hat Thursday unveiled Deltacloud, a new open source project aimed at enabling an ecosystem of developers, tools, scripts and applications that can interoperate across the public and private clouds complements of a common REST-based API that developers can write to once and manage a...
EMC said Monday that it’s acquired FastScale Technology Inc for its Ionix Software Group, thinking its data center provisioning widgetry will increase the performance and scalability of private cloud infrastructures. FastScale’s flagship Composer Suite is a fully automated platform...
Cloud computing is becoming a ubiquitous concept. It has mass-market implications for the technology industry, and it is advancing at speeds rarely seen with any major technological evolution. As a business leader, do you know why cloud computing is important to you? What parts of y...
"We have been listening very closely to the real requirements that our customers have and have worked closely with many...CIOs and their teams to understand what solution would allow them to treat the cloud as a seamless extension of their datacenter," writes Amazon's VP & CTO, Werner ...
In conjunction with GS1 Canada, HP announced a product recall process Monday that straddles many participants across global supply chains. The pressures in such multi-player process ecologies can mount past the breaking point for such change management nightmares as rapid food or produ...
up.time makes it easy, right out-of-the-box: Deep Virtual Server Monitoring: CPU ready, Memory Balloon, Memory Zero, and many more granular Metrics; monitor Physical, Virtual, and Cloud: Services, applications, servers and more. Onsite/remote datacenters, hybrid environments, outsource...