Disruption from the Cloud: Opportunities and Challenges for SMB Channel Partners

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The rapid growth of cloud computing is making it much easier for SMB channel partners to provide a broader range of offerings on a 24/7 basis at a lower cost and with fewer IT staff. These offerings include services such as SaaS and managed IT services. As a result, SMB channel partners could

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IBM and European Union Join to Develop New Collaborative e-Business Model Extending Open Source and Cloud Technologies

Press Release Jul 2010: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced, in collaboration with the European Union, industry and academia, the launch of a research consortium which aims to help businesses more easily take advantage of Internet-based services – or “e-services” – to create collaborative business operations and achieve shared business goals. The unique effort focuses on

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CloudTweaks Update! New Cloud Computing Job Board!!

CloudTweaks is pleased to offer our visitors the opportunity to find and post jobs related to SaaS and Cloud Computing.  Visit: CloudTweaks Jobs for more information. Companies Currently Hiring IBM Salesforce.com Google Accenture Appnexus Xerox

Live Webinar From CloudSwitch on Using the Cloud Instead of Scaling Your Colo

Jul 07, 2010 12:30 ET Ready to Kick the Colo Habit? BURLINGTON, MA–(Marketwire – July 7, 2010) –  CloudSwitch, Inc. today announced a live webinar on July 13, 2010 to demonstrate how cloud computing offers dramatic cost savings and flexibility improvements compared to traditional hosting providers or colocation facilities. The cloud enables rapid provisioning and

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3PAR Helps Smarsh Harness the Scalability of the Cloud

Industry’s Fastest-Growing Email Archiving Provider Gains Efficiency and Flexibility for Its Tier 1 SaaS Deployment REMONT, CA, Jul 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — 3PAR(R) (PAR 9.10, -0.30, -3.19%) , the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that Smarsh, the managed service leader in secure, innovative, and reliable email archiving solutions, has deployed

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EMC to Acquire Greenplum – Data warehousing technology provider

Disruptive Data Warehousing Technology Enables New Era of “Big Data” Clouds and Self-Service Analytics HOPKINTON, Mass., July 6 /PRNewswire/ — EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world’s leading provider of information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based Greenplum, Inc.  Greenplum is a privately-held, fast-growing provider of disruptive data warehousing

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Top 5 CRM Services Running In The Cloud…

One of the leaders of the pack.  Salesforce.com is known to be a market leader in CRM. It combines the best of business processes and technology that provides powerful CRM services. Salesforce.com offers an array of CRM and business application services that allow customers and subscribers to systematically record and store business data. SageCRM.com offers

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Cloud Computing is one of The Fastest Growing Online Jobs Industries for Q2

SYDNEY, July 6 /PRNewswire/ —  Freelancer.com, the world’s number one outsourcing marketplace, announced today their findings on the fastest growing online outsourcing jobs in Q2 with the release of the Freelancer 50. “We’ve outsourced more projects (725,000) than any other website on the planet. This coupled with the largest user base of 1.6 million professionals

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Sentrigo Wins 2010 Cloud Computing World Series Award

Hedgehog Enterprise for Database Security and Compliance Recognized in the ‘Best Security Solution’ Category Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) July 6, 2010 — Sentrigo, Inc., the innovator in database security software, today announced that Hedgehog Enterprise was selected as a winner in the 2010 Cloud Computing World Series Awards. The leading database security and compliance solution

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European Businesses Taking Meaningful Strides Toward Cloud Computing

Pan European research shows that enterprises are beginning to deploy virtualization and cloud business strategies, but highlights concerns over security GENEVA, Jul 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — European enterprises are beginning to embrace the business opportunities offered by virtualizing assets and accessing applications through the cloud, according to new research*, commissioned by Brocade (BRCD 4.97,

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BMC Software Shifts Gears And Bets On The Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)-BMC Software Inc. (BMC) made its name doing the unglamorous work of streamlining corporate data centers. Now it is riding one of the technology industry’s biggest waves: cloud computing. Over the past 18 months, BMC has begun helping clients build and manage more than 150 cloud-based data centers. The company’s customers include

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IBM Builds Animation Cloud for Multimedia Development Corporation

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia and ARMONK, N.Y., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) today announced the development of Malaysia’s most advanced cloud computing animation center, bolstering the country’s fledging creative content industry. Addressing the rapid increase in creative content companies, both within and outside of MDeC and the increased demand

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Skytap Wins 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award

Leading Provider of Self-Service Cloud Automation Solutions Recognized for Cloud Computing Innovation, Financial Health, Management Strength and Customer Acquisition SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 1, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company has been selected as a winner of Red Herring’s North America 100 award, a

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The cloud job market: A golden opportunity for IT pros

With the market heating up for cloud computing talent, many are rushing to learn more and updating their résumés — and a few are lying We’re seeing a lot of strategic and well-publicized hires in the cloud computing world these days, such as Cisco Systems grabbing up cloud computing mainstay and former Sun Microsystems executive

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