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Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, today announced a strategic partnership with China Electronics Technology Group Corporation No. 32 Research Institute (CETC32), one of the largest IT solutions and services providers in China. ...
I wasn’t able to attend and present at the recent OMG conference on public sector Cloud Computing, however I will still be uploading my sides so they’ll be available shortly. The others are available here for download. As you’ll see it was a powerful mix of speakers f...
Porticor, the leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud by ensuring customer keys are never exposed, today formally launched to make available the industry’s first solution combining data encryption wi...
Cloud computing has historically had two foci: SaaS (Software as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service. To date, the vast majority of cloud computing solutions have focused solely on the former. SaaS offerings in areas like CRM, ERP, collaboration, and communications have re...
Callidus Software Inc. announced on Monday that Certify Data Systems, a pioneer in Health Information Exchange (HIE) technology, has selected the LeadFormix Marketing Automation platform to optimize its lead generation and sales and marketing effectiveness. The agreement was signed in ...
Cloud computing is seen by many people as the natural evolution of Grid computing concepts. Both, for instance, rely on the use of service-based approaches for provisioning compute and data resources. The importance of understanding business models and the economics of distributed comp...
The term cloud computing was first coined in 2007. Enterprise Cloud Computing seems to have emerged as a term in 2009. It’s now 2012 and many are trying to ride the wave of Enterprise cloud computing or private cloud into the future. In a short four years, we’ve seen this phenomena of ...
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, on Wednesday announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies a company's leadership amongst its peers, and game-cha...
Over the last year I’ve had the pleasure of serving with a team of volunteers from the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) as we dove deep into topics associated with Cloud Computing and the Intelligence Community. National security technologists have long been thought l...
We’re seeing a lot of changes in the IT landscape. Oracle buying its way into the Cloud, AMD wants in on the server business, Dell is no longer a PC company, and some legacy players are learning about the Cloud market the hard way (see: Harris Scraps Secure Public Cloud). Harris claims...
Cloud technologies are not all about cost savings through IT optimization. Innovative use of technology can help governments that are stuck with legacy applications leapfrog into a whole new way of delivering services. A lot has been spoken about cloud technology for government use an...
VMware has announced continued collaboration with its partner community to deliver secure infrastructures for the cloud. VMware is delivering a new generation of jointly integrated security and compliance solutions with a broad network of committed, trusted security partners -- includi...
Trend Micro Deep Discovery provides customers with the network-wide visibility, insight and control needed to reduce the risk of APTs and targeted attacks. Specialized detection engines focus on identifying advanced malware and human attacker activity across all the stages of a targete...
CONGRATULATIONS to National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) CIO Jill T. Singer for being selected as one of the 10 winners of the first annual CloudNOW awards presented at the Cloud Connect Conference in Sata Clara, California earlier this week. From the NRO Press Release: "C...
CohesiveFT, a provider of enterprise cloud control, was awarded a Framework Agreement to supply Specialist Cloud Services to the UK Government via its G-Cloud programme. The G-Cloud initiative intends to drive down IT costs, engage more with the SME tech suppliers, and increase the fle...
Rackspace Hosting has been selected as a vendor to the government’s £60m G-Cloud framework. Rackspace can now supply Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and higher level Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technologies to UK Government departments. “Rackspace is committed to helping the gover...
Virtustream on Monday announced that it has been approved as a U.K. Government G-Cloud supplier. G-Cloud approval enables Virtustream to offer government-class cloud and data center services to the U.K. public sector, providing government based organizations with secure, reliable and h...
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, on Thursday announced it's working with Microsoft to market school IT labs and one-to-one computing solutions that allow a cost effective delivery of innovative IT enabled education. These solutions are available through Wys...
"Having been in the IT field for many years, I believe the cloud computing chapter in the industry is an exciting one and I am proud to be a part of it," said National Reconaissance Office (NRO) Chief Information Officer Jill T. Singer Tuesday, as it was announced that she was one of 1...
Porticor, a cloud data security company delivering a cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud by ensuring customer keys are never exposed, on Wednesday formally launched to make available a solution combining data encryption with patented key management to...
CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation provider, on Tuesday announced the availability of AnyCloud for the hybrid deployment of production applications. AnyCloud provides CloudBees customers the flexibility to deploy and manage applications across a variety o...
CoreSite Realty Corporation, a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, on Monday announced that Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, has launched a new enterprise-class cloud test lab offering at CoreSite's Bay area...
Cloud computing and managed hosting services provider iomart Hosting has announced that it has carried out a group-wide virtualisation for office2office (o2o), the sole provider of offices supplies and Closed Loop document recycling services for the UK government. o2o's IT had been ...
“2011 was a groundbreaking year for us, marked by three-fold revenue growth and tremendous traction in the market.," said David Canellos, CEO of PerspecSys, the creator of cloud data control solutions for the enterprise, as the company announced the expansion of its operations by openi...
The Arlington, Virginia-based National Science Foundation has just released its "Report on Support for Cloud Computing" - in response to the America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2010, Section 524. It is an absolute must-read for all concerned with current and future research proj...
CumuLogic is a cloud computing company founded by Sun Microsystems’ alumni. The company has developed a Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) software that makes it easier and faster to develop and deploy Java applications (apps) in the cloud. By automating the management of the runtime en...
In her general session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Jill Tummler Singer, CIO for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), discussed the key elements needed for a triumphant enterprise cloud computing migration and highlighted strategies (including security advantages found in ...
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...
In addition to IT cost efficiencies, organizations should look for further benefits from their Cloud investments. Most notably they should align with and support major change programs like ‘Shared Services Canada‘. This imperative to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in...
ATLANTA and LONDON, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, is participating in Cisco Live 2012, Cisco's flagship annual technical training, networking and educational event in Europe, running from January 31st to February 3rd, 2012 at the ExCel Centre, London, UK. The event offers v...
VIENNA, Va., Jan. 23, 2012 —NJVC, one of the largest information technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, and Virtual Global, a premier provider of software and cloud computing platform solutions for a variety of industry and federal customers, an...
"Hadoop is an enormous opportunity in big data and cloud computing as companies today need to store and analyze massive amounts of structured and unstructured data," stated Shawn Price, President of Zuora, as it was announced that he has joined Datameer's Board of Directors. Founded...
Cloud computing is transforming IT infrastructure, applications and end-user device layers, ushering in a wave of disruptive change unlike anything the industry has ever experienced. EMC is committed to accelerating our customers' journey to private, public or hybrid clouds through the...
New York, NY, January 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC), the premier venue dedicated to the advancement of wireless and wireline communications worldwide, has begun the registration process for its annual event to be held June 10 – 15 a...
Virtualization Review today announced that cloud client computing products from Wyse Technology have been named Winner and Preferred Products in the 2012 Virtualization Review Readers Choice Awards. Wyse Z90 is Winner in the Thin/Zero Client Computing category, and Wyse Xenith Pro was...
F5 Networks on Tuesday announced that the latest release of the F5 BIG-IP product family has been certified by ICSA Labs as a network firewall, helping customers protect their public-facing websites from today’s massive cyber attacks. The newly certified solution handles eight times mo...
Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint on Monday announces the acquisition of business analytics solution Hypercube. With the transaction BearingPoint reacts on an increasing challenge many companies face regarding their business performance and perspectives: how to handle ...
Vivek Kundra, the former CIO of the US federal government, an early evangelist of cloud computing, has been hired by cloud pioneer salesforce.com as EVP of emerging markets. Salesforce snaring him is considered something of a coup. The company didn’t explain what the job entails and ...
Salesforce.com on Monday announced that Vivek Kundra has joined the company as executive vice president of emerging markets. Kundra is an accomplished technology leader with a demonstrated track record of driving innovation. As the first Chief Information Officer of the United States,...