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Web-based (cloud) computing or SaaS (software as a service) has shown to be both practical and popular in today's business application world. Everything from enterprise CRM systems to photo editing has taken to the cloud and proven that the future is bright for "cloudware." Why have b...
HP has announced new solutions and technology along with an expanded entrepreneur program to enable small and midsize businesses (SMBs) aimed at driving growth, improving employee productivity, and protecting assets. SMBs, a $234-billion market, face daily challenges that include cont...
T-Mobile is supposed to start selling Dell’s seven-inch Tegra 2-based Android 2.2 Streak 7 tablet on Wednesday for $250 less a $50 mail rebate plus a two-year contract, which makes it cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The Dell device, a follow-on to Dell’s five-inch Streak, will...
Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world’s leading Cloud-...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and ...
Crystal Reports 2008 for SAP Business One is now fully available to the tens of thousands of companies running SAP Business One worldwide. With built-in business intelligence for SAP Business One, small and midsized companies can now get a true 360 degree view of their business with ea...
In this video, Richard Duffy, SAP Business One Product Evangelist, takes a deeper hands-on look into SAP Business One 8.8. He'll take a quick look at integrating SAP Business One 8.8 "on premise" with Business Intelligence tools "in the cloud" using the latest BI innovations from SAP -...
SAP Business One is an integrated business software that tailors its application around the needs of small and midsize business owners. In one single application, this tool manages all primary facets of your business, including Financials, Sales, Purchasing, Inventory, Banking, Manufac...
Gladinet, a software vendor, has a solution called Gladinet Cloud Desktop that makes it easy to sync to Amazon S3 from Windows Explorer. In fact, Gladinet Cloud Desktop turns Windows Explorer into a cloud storage portal that can easily sync to Amazon S3 from other storage services or u...
Using hosted e-mail platforms like Microsoft Exchange Online (BPOS) means you no longer pay for data center space, hardware and software upgrades or manpower to keep it all running. In this Quest white paper, get best practices for migrating to Microsoft Exchange Online. See why many c...
Cloud and virtualization are the Power Couple of enterprise computing: the cloud offers potentially unlimited scalability (both up and down) while the virtualization of resources ensures that system management issues are hidden from the end-user. It is a marriage made in heaven. As ent...
Cloud Expo 2010 New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley "Gold Sponsor" CSC has named Siki Giunta vice president of cloud computing and software services, with global responsibility for implementing CSC's cloud computing strategy and continuing to advance the company's leadership position...
"IDC forecasts a 2009-2013 CAGR of 26% for the worldwide cloud services market, which includes software-as-a-service offerings," explains Mary Johnston Turner, research director for enterprise system management software at IDC. "As more and more organizations implement public cloud an...
At the 5th Cloud Expo, Surgient announced a preview of its new Enterprise Cloud Dashboard, which for the first time gives cloud administrators immediate, comprehensive insight into the infrastructure, services, and users active in the private cloud. “With our new Enterprise Cloud Das...
SpringSource, a division of VMware and the leader in Java application infrastructure and management, today announced the acquisition by VMware of Rabbit Technologies, Ltd., an open source software company based in the United Kingdom. SpringSource will add the RabbitMQ open messaging s...
In a move to offer instant scalability, redundancy, power and performance, Pronto Group is rolling out a new cloud offering. Pronto Group's Cloud Servers and Dedicated Cloud seek to enhance your business opportunities by taking advantage of virtual hosting and cloud computing technolog...
Symplified, the Cloud security company, today announced that it has been named an OnDemand Top 100 private company for 2010 by AlwaysOn. The inaugural OnDemand Top 100 list recognizes companies that have developed game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt ex...
ISVs have been offering their solutions packaged in virtual machines for a while now, but how can they ensure that their applications will still function properly if the user needs to add a load balancer, or an external database, or a virtual network device? The possibilities for futur...
"In re-launching as a U.S.-based commercial company, we recognize the high-value opportunity to have a platinum-level presence at the biggest and best Cloud computing event in the industry,” said Pete Malcolm, CEO of Cloud management innovators Abiquo, as Abiquo today announced that it...
Cloud storage service provider Zetta today announced that its technology executives will be speaking at two upcoming industry events. Jeff Whitehead, the company’s CTO, will present a session on “Building and Managing a Multi-Petabyte Storage Sys...
Abiquo, a leading developer of Cloud infrastructure management software, today announced that it is a Platinum Plus sponsor of the 5th International Cloud Computing Expo, April 19-21 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. CEO Pete Malcolm also will deliver the conference key...
The latest Special Event to be announced in conjunction with next month's Cloud Expo in New York, of the several that are being held in conjunction with the main Conference & Expo, is CloudStorm - an event that is well known in Europe but has not yet held an event across the Atlantic. ...
"Through Virtustream's three pillars of service excellence - Professional Services, Cloud Services and Managed Services - xStream is bookended by deeply experienced transformation services and the operating skills to sustain it," said Kevin Reid, CEO at Virtustream, as his company toda...
NaviSite announced on Monday the promotion of R. Brooks Borcherding as President. Borcherding will expand his current responsibilities to incorporate overall sales, marketing, operations and service delivery in addition to business planning and day-to-day operations. “Since joining...
CA will work with other alliance members including technology vendors, customers and cloud providers to sort through the security issues, educate would-be cloud adopters and address the real issues, said Matthew Gardiner, director of CA’s security and compliance business unit. “It’s no...
"Over time we will see cloud alternatives to every application from communications, collaboration and portals," according to Gartner Managing Vice President Gene Phifer, who was in Manila to speak in a conference conducted by IBM. The computer giant launched its new Lotus and Domino co...
Business Intelligence programs have been getting gradually better about delivering on their promise of instant analytics to support business decisions. Today’s BI platforms have more functionality than ever with dashboards, customizable reporting and more data flexibility. Yet only 15%...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Adaptivity, the IT transformation company, has been named "Platinum Plus Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conventio...
It can be difficult for any organization to fully understand how cloud-based applications and services will work within their particular environment. Vendors riding the hype declare every solution to be suitable for cloud technology, and industry pundits run the gamut from declaring it...
OpSource announced three innovative OpSource Cloud partner programs that offer incentives, discounts and easy technology on-ramps for individuals and companies of all sizes looking to enter the lucrative cloud computing space. Available for online purchase by the hour from www.opsource...
Network operators need to revamp their data center resources to make a serious run at delivering cloud computing and XaaS to corporate customers, but finding the right technology partner for that makeover will be a big challenge, according to the latest report fromLight Reading Insider...
Sendmail, Inc., the leading provider of reliable and secure email and messaging infrastructures, today announced that despite claims that social networks are dominating person-to-person communications, enterprise email continues to remain a business-critical capability, and the dominat...
Dorado Corporation, a leading North American provider of on-demand consumer lending automation solutions, has released its predictions for major trends and developments likely to shape residential mortgage lending and mortgage technology in 2010. They are: Software-as-a-service (SaaS) ...
IBM announced the launch of the 'IBM Business Park,' a green data center integrated within Korea's existing Kyobo Data Center in Songdo International City, Incheon. The addition of IBM Business Park is part of the Korean government's goal to build Incheon into an international economi...
Rackspace Hosting announced a new service to assist its e-commerce customers this holiday season. The Rackspace Holiday Shopping Mall, a promotional area hosted on NoMoreServers.com will offer discounts and coupons to encourage holiday shopping and highlight the benefits of using e-com...
The new contract is an industry first, with CSC being the first Microsoft partner to lead and win a cloud computing services agreement of this scale. Under terms of the contract, CSC will provide Royal Mail Group's 30,000 employees with access to new IT services using Microsoft's Busin...
Michael Bell, founder of Methodologies Corporation, the leading service-oriented modeling company, announced the completion of a new modeling book titled "SOA Modeling Patterns for Service-Oriented Discovery and Analysis". The book will be available for orders in book stores and on Int...
CloudBench Applications, Inc. announced its financial results for the three months and nine months ending September 30, 2009. All amounts are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Revenues from BasicGov, the Company's cloud computing solution for local government, grew to ...
I've been at this 35 years and I've seen sea changes come and go. If you step back for a moment and look from a broad perspective, we've lived through the mainframeclient/server world and the Internet world. And now, the next sea change is cloud computing. The reality is that visionari...
Mezeo Software launched the Cloud Storage Strategy monthly newsletter. Sponsored by Mezeo, the Cloud Storage Strategy newsletter and blog focus on Cloud Storage insights and observations from industry thought leaders. The Business Model Toolkit helps Service Providers assess the benef...