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PEER 1 Hosting’s HPC Self Serve Cloud delivers a flexible and cost-effective high performance computing environment by fusing virtual and physical servers with a private net. The result is a seamless, self-serve solution that is fast, secure and available on-demand. “In today’s comp...
What do the CTOs of the CIA and the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office have in common with the CEOs of Eucalyptus, GoGrid, ActiveState, Appcara, OpSource and Nortonworks, the CTOs of Rackspace, SoftLayer, SOA Software and AppZero, the Founder & Gene...
"I finally registered for #CloudExpo," tweeted Michael Baylor (@CloudVisions) Monday. "It's now official," he added, "everyone on the planet is going to be there." Baylor was just one of thousands of IT professionals who are using Twitter right now to connect with other like-minded ...
With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now under two weeks away, what better time to remind you in greater detail of the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...? We have technical and strategy ...
With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now under three weeks away, what better time to introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...
With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now just three weeks away, what better time to start introducing you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...
With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now five weeks away, what better time to introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference... We have technical and strategy ses...
I have been in technology marketing since my career began, and there is one word that I have come to loathe because of its misuse by marketing and business leaders in technology – enterprise, (or enterprise-class). I’m guilty of using it – it’s my job to ensure prospects know that we o...
Amazon’s globe-encircling cloud infrastructure is compelling to many. From Virginia to California, from Ireland to Singapore, and from Japan to Brazil; wherever you find yourself there’s a local instance of the same familiar set of services. And, in all likelihood, Australi...
Most of the time people look at cloud computing as challenge or they think that cloud computing is luxury and we can implement it only when we are in stable condition. But in fact, in today's situation where the world is already suffering from a big economic crisis, most companies want...
Cloud computing has taken taking the IT and business world by storm, pun intended! The cloud allows companies to save time and money by moving services online for a quicker and cheaper way to do things. The cloud is going to have an impact on printing, if it hasn't already done so. Wh...
Only ten weeks to go! Time for an alphabetical summary of the many leading-edge themes & topics to be discussed at Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) - being held June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City and co-located with Big Data Expo 2012 New York ...
Application currency is the on-going process of determining how current an application is, compared to the latest available version. Application currency is an emerging concept, and is closely related to the concept of application compatibility. Application compatibility testing typica...
Last year marked a 10-year high for venture capitalists in terms of deals and dollars. This year is starting off just as hot. Joyent just announced an $85 million D round, bringing its total to date to about $115 million.
Red Hat is putting its bought-in Gluster scale-out NAS storage technology, acquired in October, on the Amazon cloud. It’s styled Red Hat Virtual Storage Appliance for Amazon Web Services and other clouds are supposed to follow in short order.
"The cloud has the capacity to make lives easier for many of us, including the smallest of businesses. But to achieve that requires us to take many different policy areas and really test them to make sure they are as cloud-compatible as they can be." Writing in her official capacity as...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 10th International Cloud Expo will take place June 11-14, 2012, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of c...
A new report says there's little stopping Europe catching up to the US in cloud computing. The study, carried out by the London School of Economics and Political Science and commissioned by Microsoft, looked at the projected economic impact of cloud computing on the aerospace and smart...
In response to Webroot's recent announcement that they are leaving the email security business and issuing an "end of life" for their Email Security Service, TestudoData introduces a toll-free advice line to support affected customers. As Webroot's preferred migration partner during t...
"Last year, we witnessed a growing number of applications – from enterprise back-office systems, to mobile and social gaming – begin to utilize the scale and resilience that cloud technology offers," said Ed Laczynski, Datapipe's vice-president for cloud strategy and architecture, as D...
No doubt about it, cloud is winning the popularity contest for the 21st century. Once shunned for irrational concerns, it's become friends with nearly every industry and changed the way countless numbers of organizations do business. There are, however, a few remaining "friends" that t...
With 9th Cloud Expo at Silicon Valley's Santa Clara Convention Center now finished, Cloud Computing Journal asked a variety of industry stakeholders what their Top Three takeaways were from the event, now that the many thousands of delegates are back at their desks and their companies,...
9th International Cloud Expo, held on November 7 - 10, 2011, in Santa Clara, CA, attracted more than 120 sponsors and exhibitors with over 7,000 registered delegates and four content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing led...
With 9th Cloud Expo at Silicon Valley's Santa Clara Convention Center now finished, Cloud Computing Journal asked a variety of industry stakeholders what their Top Three takeaways were from the event, now that the many thousands of delegates are back at their desks and their companies,...
With 9th Cloud Expo - Cloud Expo Silicon Valley - in full swing at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California, what's being said about the future landscape of cloud computing? In this round-up we asked a variety of members of the cloud computing ecosystem, from CIOs to independent...
With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) in full swing at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's continue introducing you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference...starting with today'...
With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) beginning its final two days at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's remind you in greater detail about all the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We hav...
The doors open today on 9th Cloud Expo - Cloud Expo Silicon Valley - the biggest event in the world-beating Cloud Expo series to date, with more members of the cloud computing ecosystem gathered than anyone has ever seen before in one place, to play catch-up with Internet technology's ...
SOA Software announced today at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley the availability of Atmosphere Cloud, the cloud-based version of its award winning Enterprise API Management solution. Combined with the on-premises ‘behind the firewall’ deployment option that was announced in June, Atmosphere ...
With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) starting today Monday November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We have t...
With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) starting today Monday November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We hav...
In our increasingly globalized world, small businesses need an operational communications network to span the geographically dispersed regions of the company. But the business applications required to achieve this are an pricey proposition in our current economic climate. This is makin...
What does the CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office have in common with the CEOs of Abiquo, Apprenda, Tier3, OutSystems and OpSource, the Co-Founder & CTO of Dell Boomi, the CTOs of Rackspace, rPath, Compuware, BMC, NextIO, SoftLayer, SOASoftware, Gale Technologies, CiRBA and UShar...
The markets may be melting, but Cloud Computing continues to attract headlines, VC dollars, M&A activity, and more. So let's take a quick look at what's being said, written, and done about the Cloud...now that we have reached Fall 2011.
An alphabetical selection of some of the many themes & topics to be discussed at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) - being held November 7-10, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. The markets may still be melting, but Cloud Expo is definitely coming of age!
Zetta, the three-year-old enterprise cloud storage service provider, has picked another $9 million from its backers Foundation Capital and Sigma Partners. This third round brings total investment to $31.5 million. The money is earmarked for sales, marketing and product development....
Small and medium businesses (SMBs) can now take full advantage of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to drive outstanding business performance using Dell Cloud Business Applications - a family of integrated SaaS applications with cross-application cloud analytics supported by end-to-end Dell...
First of all what does ‘the cloud’ really mean? Is it really a technical term or just a marketing slogan? But shortly after dismissing the cloud both move to quite technical arguments. So there seams to be some technical flavor which is carried with the term. Stallman points out tha...
Searchlight Solutions Ltd. on Tuesday announced its subsidiary, Linux Labs International, Inc., has recently completed a key upgrade of its proprietary NimbusOS for use as the Operating System for its High Performance Cloud Computing ("HPC2") service. Linux Labs NimbusOS was developed ...
Apple disclosed iCloud pricing when it opened iCloud.com and releases an iCloud beta to registered developers the other day. iOS 5 and OS X Lion users will get a free 5GB to start and iTunes music, apps, books and Photo Stream don’t count towards that 5GB.