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NASDAQ and Xignite to Provide On-Demand Tick Data Via Cloud Computing Platform

Costs Expected to Fall for Back-Testing of Algorithmic Trading Systems NEW YORK and SAN MATEO, Calif., Jun 22, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.  (NDAQ 19.00, +0.00, +0.00%) , the world’s largest exchange company, and Xignite, Inc., the leading cloud services provider of on-demand data distribution technologies, today announced that NASDAQ…

uTest Wins a Spot on AlwaysOn’s East List of Top 100 Companies

uTest Wins a Spot on AlwaysOn’s East List of Top 100 Companies

Crowdsourced Testing Leader Recognized as Emerging Private Company & On-Demand Pioneer on the East Coast BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – June 22, 2010) – uTest, the world’s largest software testing marketplace, today announced that it has been selected as an ‘AlwaysOn East Top 100′ winner. The AO East 100 list is comprised of leading East Coast companies…

Cloud Computing Company ‘Savvis’ buys Canada’s Fusepoint in $124.5-million deal

St. Louis-based Savvis Inc., a cloud computing infrastructure company, said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire private Canadian IT services provider Fusepoint Inc. in a cash deal worth $124.5-million. Toronto-based Fusepoint operates three data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal and recently reported annualized revenues of $47.4-million in its first quarter. In 2009, Fusepoint generated…

10 most promising cloud computing companies – Structure 2010 LaunchPad

Cloud computing companies, chosen from hundreds of applicants, to be honored at industry’s leading cloud conference, Structure 2010 (PRWEB) May 24, 2010 — GigaOM today announced the winners of Structure 2010 LaunchPad, a high-profile competition that recognizes the 11 most promising cloud companies. From the large number of entries just 11 were chosen as winners…

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Cloud Infographic – Interesting Big Data Facts

Cloud Infographic – Interesting Big Data Facts

Big Data Facts You Didn’t Know The term Big Data has been buzzing around tech circles for a few years now. So much, in fact, that you’re probably getting sick of hearing about it. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about big data via The Visual Capitalist: Big Data got its start in the…

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

Cloud Computing Education The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and institutions across the board, with almost 90 percent of organizations currently using some kind of cloud-based application. The immediate benefits of cloud computing are obvious: cloud-based applications reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility, enable collaboration, and allow organizations more flexibility…

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid: Which Cloud Is Right for Your Business?

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid: Which Cloud Is Right for Your Business?

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid The debate surrounding the deliverability of cloud computing is coming to a close. Businesses have begun to rapidly adopt the use of cloud services, courtesy the ROI this disruptive technology brings to the table. They have finally realized they cannot afford to ignore the cloud. A Forrester study found that…

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, but here in the CloudTweaks community, we already know that. The challenge we have is validating the value it brings to today’s enterprise. Below, let’s review five questions we need to be ready to address…

Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype

Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype

Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype Skype is the most popular cloud-based VOIP service. Since being bought out by Microsoft for $8.5 billion in 2011 the company has grown to more than 300 million users and now accounts for 34% of all international calls. Some people don’t want to use Skype though. Reports of…

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Considerations For Your Business’ Cloud Computing Plans

Considerations For Your Business’ Cloud Computing Plans

Your Business’ Cloud Computing Plans While you can easily access your cloud data from any spot in the world, you must be rather cautious when using it within your business. You must keep your access plans for your cloud network in check so you will not be at risk of having your data becoming compromised…

Gartner: CEOs Realize The Cloud Is Where New Disruptive Industry Platforms Get Created

Gartner: CEOs Realize The Cloud Is Where New Disruptive Industry Platforms Get Created

Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey Survey Points to Positive Business Conditions and Accelerating Technology Innovation in 2015 STAMFORD, Conn., April 21, 2015 — Most CEOs expect positive business conditions and accelerating technology innovation in 2015, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. The 2015 Gartner CEO and senior business executive survey found…

The Importance Of Cloud Security For Wearable Technology

The Importance Of Cloud Security For Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology Starts With Cloud Security The integration of wearable technology into our society is all but inevitable. Today, major players in the wearable tech field include Google, Fitbit, Boston Scientific and Apple. As users continue to demand ever increasing availability and functionality from their devices, so do security concerns for wearable tech. The future…

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Skin Based Technology – The Intelligent Tattoo

Skin Based Technology – The Intelligent Tattoo

The Intelligent Tattoo I’ve got you under my skin: the rise of the intelligent tattoo As the Internet of Everything expands its reach to embrace many new areas of life, the race continues to develop more robust and accessible tools. Wearables are being whittled down from clunky watches to smart clothes and wrist bands, but…

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